Experts: Minnesota woman likely to face Florida charge first

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman who led authorities on a weekslong manhunt after she allegedly killed her husband, then went to Florida and befriended — then killed — a woman who resembled her, i...

'Too Close to Breathe' excels with realistic characters

"Too Close to Breathe: a Novel" (Dutton), by Olivia Kiernan Dublin makes a formidable background for a tense police procedural that introduces a strong heroine in "Too Close to Breat...

DUI inmate in cell with killer dies amid prison housing woes

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Glenn Cox went before the parole board with a plan. He had already been accepted into a live-in substance abuse treatment center. For the first time in a long tim...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO IS COOPERATING IN MUELLER PROBE Ge...

Hong Kong suitcase murderer suspected his girlfriend was pregnant with another man's child 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a Hong Kong man confessed to murdering his girlfriend and stuffing her body in a suitcase before hiding it next to a Taipei Metro station, reports have surfaced that he m...

Prison death highlights challenges of assigning cellmates

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Glenn Cox went before the parole board with a plan and a bandage on his forehead. He had already been accepted into a live-in substance abuse treatment center. Fo...

Ex-prisoner asks police to arrest him to avoid homelessness

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who spent almost four decades in prison for murder and parole violations is back behind bars after faking an armed robbery and begging police to put him back inside....

Dead body of Hong Kong woman stuffed in suitcase found at Taipei MRT station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a Hong Kong man confessed to killing his girlfriend and stuffing her body in pink suitcase, police have discovered her remains near a Taipei MRT station. To celebrate ...

Hong Kong man kills girlfriend, dumps body inside suitcase at Taipei MRT station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While on a trip to Taiwan last month, a Hong Kong man has confessed to killing his girlfriend and stuffing her body in a suitcase, which he hid next to a Taipei MRT statio...

Critics across partisan divide assail Florida's new gun law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The political and legal fallout from Florida Gov. Rick Scott's decision to sign a sweeping gun bill into law following a school massacre was nearly immediate as the National R...

Norway to ban semi-automatic firearms after 2011 attack

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway is moving to ban semi-automatic firearms as of 2021, which will mark a decade since mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik used such weapons to kill 69 people, most of ...

Supreme Court asked to review 'Making a Murderer' confession

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Lawyers for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review an appeals court decision that held his confession was voluntary....

Review: Lexie Elliott's 'The French Girl' is tangled mystery

"The French Girl" (Berkley), by Lexie Elliott Friendship, love, murder, drugs: What could go wrong? It should have been a carefree week in a French farmhouse for Katie, her boyfriend...

Pistorius prosecutor sets sights on South Africa's Zuma

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The former South African state prosecutor who led the case against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is prepared to take legal action against Jacob Zuma, the ex-president who left...

Trump defends former aide after abuse claims bring criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has defended former aide Rob Porter, wishing him well in his future endeavors without any mention of the two ex-wives who have accused Porter of physical and e...