(Reuters) – Massachusetts State Police searched the home of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday as part of a probe into a suspected homicide, according to ABC News.
BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombian police early on Saturday rescued two Spanish tourists held captive by a criminal gang for nearly a month in northern Colombia, finding them sleeping in hammocks, and two men collecting a ransom were arrested in Spain, … Continue reading
Riot police move to clear Istanbul’s Gezi Park, using tear gas and water cannon, after PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns protesters to leave.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish riot police stormed a central Istanbul park on Saturday firing tear gas and water cannon to evict hundreds of anti-government protesters, hours after an ultimatum from Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Hundreds of Turkish riot police entered Istanbul’s Taksim Square on Tuesday, firing water cannon and teargas to scatter small numbers of protesters involved in demonstrations against plans to redevelop a park there, a Reuters witness said.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Police on Saturday were investigating what prompted a man dressed in black to embark on a string of shootings in the beach community of Santa Monica, killing four people before police gunned him down in a … Continue reading
* About 7,000 people join second day of anti-capitalist protests
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two anonymous letters addressed to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his gun control group contained material believed to be the deadly poison ricin, and referenced the debate on gun laws, police said on Wednesday.
KANO, Nigeria (Reuters) – Gunmen stormed a police station and a bank in a town in Nigeria’s northwest, beyond a region covered by a military crackdown on a Islamist insurgency, a sign the offensive could provoke violence by smaller militant … Continue reading
NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) – A tense weekend standoff in a Trenton, New Jersey, neighborhood ended early on Sunday with a hostage taker dead and three children, who had been held for 37 hours, rescued, authorities said.