HONOLULU (AP) — Alongside the lush and steep windward coast of the Hawaii island of Oahu researchers are creating images of coral reefs that are in danger of dying because of warm ocean waters.
XL Catlin Seaview Survey team is taking high-definition 360-degree panoramic images of the reefs and using them to monitor and study the health of corals over time. Scientists working with the team say they are concerned about how much coral off the coast of Hawaii is already...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A woman who says she was injured during a ride in the back of a Baltimore police van after being beaten and illegally arrested has sued the department.
The suit alleges that while Cierra Brooks was waiting for a ride outside a nightclub on Aug. 21, 2012, a police officer assaulted her, throwing her to the ground and dragging her through the street before tossing her inside a police transport van. Inside the van, the suit says Brooks was handcuffed but...
HOUSTON (AP) — A 23-year-old man has pleaded guilty to attempted capital murder for a 2013 stabbing rampage on a Houston-area community college campus that wounded 14 people.
Dylan Andrew Quick also pleaded guilty to two aggravated assault counts. State District Judge Maria Jackson could sentence Quick to anything from probation to life imprisonment when he's sentenced Oct. 29. Quick remains jailed without bond.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Movie theater chain Regal Entertainment Group has begun to check bags in the wake of numerous shootings at theaters around the country, a procedure it acknowledged on its website was "not without flaws" and would inconvenience guests but provide better security.
It's unclear when the policy began, but several local TV stations reported online that customers noticed the change in Texas, Virginia, Florida and Ohio beginning earlier this month....
SACO, Maine (AP) — In a story Aug. 19 about the stabbing death of a woman at a Maine supermarket, The Associated Press, relying on information from police, reported erroneously the gender of the suspect. The suspect was born a woman but has transitioned to a man; the suspect is not a woman.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Woman dies after stabbing at Shaw's supermarket in Maine