Police respond to attempted suicide by death row inmate

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas police say a death row inmate whose execution was halted last year was taken to the hospital after prison officials told investigators he had attempted suicide. ...

Nevada execution plan sedative blamed for troubles elsewhere

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A sedative that Nevada prison officials plan to use next week for the first lethal injection in the state since 2006 has been blamed for problems during executions in recent years in ...

Officer's hesitation during Vegas shooting prompts review

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A veteran police officer's self-described freeze in a Las Vegas hotel hallway while a gunman fired on an outdoor concert crowd is prompting a review of whether lives could have been s...

Mexicans face 'void of proposals' on security in election

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Dominga Garcia Lopez's only son, Francisco Ramirez Garcia, had nearly completed a master's degree in psychology, and at 36 was supporting the parents who had toiled to give him...

Taiwan saw record 14 murder cases in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan saw 14 murder cases between May 2 and June 1, a record number for a single month in Taiwan's history, reported UDN. During the May 2 through June 1 period, T...

Huashan Grassland murder victim's other breast missing, killer's female friend bites police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As if the Huashan Grassland murder case was not already bizarre enough, reports have surfaced that only one of the victim's breasts has been accounted for and a female frie...

The Latest: AG pleased Supreme Court won't hear Dassey case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court declining to take Brendan Dassey's case (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel...

Supreme Court declines to hear 'Making a Murderer' case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it won't weigh in on the case of a teenager convicted of rape and murder whose story was documented in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer." ...

Taipei Huashan Grassland murder victim's breasts found in fridge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- One chapter has closed in the grisly case of a woman murdered and disremembered by her archery teacher at the Huashan Grassland (華山大草原) as police have found her breas...

European human rights court rejects Breivik appeal

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights has rejected that an appeal by Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik who claimed his incarceration in Norway violates his rights....

Teen in 'Making a Murderer' asks high court to take his case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The teenager in the video sits slouched on a loveseat wearing a black long-sleeved shirt, cargo pants and white sneakers, his hands folded but fidgeting in his lap. Eyes downcast, he...

Activities suspended at Taipei's Huashan Grassland, archer detained for grisly murder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City government announced yesterday (June 19) that it has suspended all activities at the Huashan Grassland (華山大草原) and will prohibit personnel from entering as it c...

Thai prison officials carry out first execution in 9 years

BANGKOK (AP) — Prison officials in Thailand say they have carried out the country's first execution in nine years, putting to death a convicted murderer by lethal injection. The move has drawn condemn...

Supreme Court reschedules 'Making a Murderer' conference

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has rescheduled a conference on whether to review the conviction of an inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" documentary series. WLUK...

Father of murdered 'Little Light Bulb' tired of apologies, wants death penalty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The father of a 4-year-old girl who was brutally decapitated in broad daylight on the streets of Taipei two years ago, has had enough of apologies from the suspect and wants th...