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Illinois Man Being Fired from Job Fatally Shoots 5 Workers

Illinois Man Being Fired from Job Fatally Shoots 5 Workers

By Carrie Antlfinger and Amanda Seitz | Feb 16
The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m. A gunman was shooting people inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois.

Key Moments in Actor Jussie Smollett's Chicago Attack

Key Moments in Actor Jussie Smollett's Chicago Attack

Feb 15
"Empire" actor and R&B singer Jussie Smollett told Chicago police last month that two men physically attacked him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs. Here are some key moments in the story.

Chicago Police: 2 Questioned in Smollett Attack are Suspects

Chicago Police: 2 Questioned in Smollett Attack are Suspects

By Don Babwin | Feb 15
Two men characterized by police as "persons of interest" in the attack against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are now considered suspects and have been arrested on "probable cause that they may have committed a crime," a Chicago police spokesman said.

'Mexican Oxy' Pills Hit Arizona Hard

'Mexican Oxy' Pills Hit Arizona Hard

By Anita Snow | Feb 15
A profitable new business for drug gangs has pushed the synthetic opioid to the top spot for fatal U.S. overdoses.

Watch: Austin Police Arrest Four Suspects in Vicious Attack on Gay Couple

Watch: Austin Police Arrest Four Suspects in Vicious Attack on Gay Couple

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 13
Police in Austin, Texas, have announced that they have four suspects in custody in connection with a brutal homophobic assault on a gay couple that left both men unconscious on the street and sent them to the hospital.

NM Student, 11, Suffers Vicious Playground Attack, Social Media Trolling

NM Student, 11, Suffers Vicious Playground Attack, Social Media Trolling

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 13
An 11-year-old middle school student in New Mexico was struck in a schoolyard attack that was captured on cell phone video. But what adults did next on social media was even more disturbing.

Teen Arrested After Taking Control of Alaska Flight

Teen Arrested After Taking Control of Alaska Flight

Feb 11
Authorities say a 16-year-old boy was arrested after he briefly gained control of a small aircraft during a short commercial flight over western Alaska.

AP Was There: Exclusive Interview With Serial Killer

AP Was There: Exclusive Interview With Serial Killer

Feb 9
The Associated Press went into their archives and found this interview with serial killer Ted Bundy, who has surfaced in the press recently due to a new film that stars Zak Efron as Bundy.

Bundy's Deadly Charm Still Polarizes, 40 Years Later

Bundy's Deadly Charm Still Polarizes, 40 Years Later

By Dan Sewell | Feb 9
Nearly 40 years after that trial, and 30 years after his death in Florida's electric chair, Bundy's deadly charm continues to captivate and perplex.

San Francisco Police Release Sketch of 'Doodler' Killer

San Francisco Police Release Sketch of 'Doodler' Killer

By Jocelyn Gecker and Olga R. Rodriguez | Feb 7
More than 40 years after a serial killer dubbed the "Doodler" terrorized San Francisco's gay community, police released a sketch Wednesday of what the man might look like today and announced a $100,000 reward for details leading to his capture.

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