NEW YORK (AP) — Kitty Genovese's screams for help couldn't save her on the night she was murdered outside her apartment building in 1964. Fifty years later, those screams still echo, a symbol of urban breakdown and city dwellers' seeming callousness toward their neighbors.
The case "caught the spirit of the time," said Thomas Reppetto, a police historian. "It seemed to symbolize that society no longer cared about other people."
DECATURVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man was to appear in court Tuesday on charges of kidnapping and murdering 20-year-old nursing student Holly Bobo, an indictment that came almost three years after her highly publicized disappearance.
Despite the arrest, there were still a lot of questions. What was the connection between the suspect, Zachary Adams, and Bobo? How did she die? And have authorities found her body?
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Parachute Association will increase the minimum age for first-time skydivers nationwide to 18 years starting May 1, replacing a provision that allowed younger teens to jump with parental consent.
USPA spokeswoman Nancy Koreen says the change isn't related to the recent incident in Oklahoma in which a 16-year-old girl plummeted 3,000 feet to the ground after her parachute malfunctioned. The teenager, Makenzie Wethington, survived and is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama agrees with CIA Director John Brennan that it's important to get to the bottom of whether the spy agency committed violated any laws with respect to a Senate panel's investigation.
White House spokesman Jay Carney isn't taking sides between the CIA and Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein. The California Democrat alleges the CIA improperly accessed Senate computers.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A judge has issued a temporary injunction ordering the husband of the woman accused of trying to kill her three children by driving into the ocean to stay away from some family members.
The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1foINsV ) that a circuit judge issued the injunction Monday against Lutful Ronjon, husband of Ebony Wilkerson of North Charleston, S.C.