Crews on foot, horseback and all-terrain vehicles resumed their search Friday for an 18-month-old girl who is presumed dead after the bodies of her mother and two men were found at an eastern Kansas farm.
The mannequin was life-sized, with a mop-like wig and creepy, slanted eyes. Ariel Castro kept it propped against a wall of his house and liked to use it to scare people. Sometimes he drove around town with it in the back seat of his car.
In this upscale seaside village of about 2,500 permanent residents, the main challenges for Bal Harbour's 30-member police force are thefts from its high-end shopping mall, speeders along Florida's famed A1A highway and vehicle break-ins. But the department managed to rake in millions of dollars in forfeited drug proceeds by leading a task force that conducted investigations across the country, many with little or no link to the South Florida town.
A central Pennsylvania man who fatally shot his estranged wife, her new boyfriend and the man's mother will spend the rest of his life in prison under a plea deal that spared him the death penalty and left the victims' families angry Friday.
A nine-year-old breach of contract case against casino giant Las Vegas Sands neared an end Friday, after jurors heard conflicting stories from lawyers about the role a Hong Kong businessman played in helping Sands enter the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau.
Texas law enforcement officials on Friday launched a criminal investigation into the massive fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14 people last month, after weeks of largely treating the blast as an industrial accident.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in a cemetery in Virginia, infuriating some members of the area's Islamic community who say they weren't consulted and flooring at least one neighbor who said she didn't even know she lived near a burial ground.
Two of three inmates who walked away from a Kansas prison Friday were believed to be armed and holed up in a rural northwest Missouri home, although negotiators had not established contact hours after the standoff began.
The sophistication of a global network of thieves who drained cash machines around the globe of an astonishing $45 million in mere hours sent ripples through the security world, not merely for the size of the operation and ease with which it was carried out, but also for the threat that more such thefts may be in store.
The man accused of holding three women captive for a decade in his home terrorized the mother of his children, frequently beating her, playing twisted psychological games and locking her indoors, her relatives say.
A government appeal of a ruling giving women of all ages broad access to morning-after birth control is frivolous, a federal judge said Friday as he refused to suspend enforcement of his decision pending appeal.