• Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Wing part could help solve one of aviation’s biggest mysteries: what happened to MH370?

  • FILE This undated photo provided by the Santa Cruz Police Department shows   Madyson "Maddy" Middleton, from Santa Cruz, Calif.  Prosecutors charged Adrian Jerry Gonzalez, 15, with murder, kidnapping and sexual assault Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in the death of the 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town. Police say Gonzalez lured Middleton from a courtyard where she had been riding her scooter over the weekend into his family's apartment where he attacked and killed her. (Courtesy of Santa Cruz Police Department via AP)

    Prosecutors charge teen with murder in death of 8-year-old

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors charged a 15-year-old boy with murder, kidnapping and rape Wednesday in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town.

  • Wanted man is killed after trying to flee Las Cruces motel

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have identified a wanted man who was fatally shot by authorities in Las Cruces after trying to escape from a motel room window.

  • In this April 20, 2015 frame from dashcam video provided by the Chattanooga Police Department, Mohamad Youssef Abdulazeez is detained following roadside sobriety checks in Chattanooga, Tenn. On July 16, Abdulazeez opened fire on a recruiting office and then headed across town and blasted his way through a Navy-Marine reserve center. (Chattanooga Police Department via AP)

    Police release video of traffic stop of Chattanooga shooter

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Police have released dashcam video of an April traffic stop that led to driving-under-the-influence charges against the Chattanooga man who later went on a shooting rampage that left five servicemen dead.

  • Man shot near stables at Delaware Park; suspect arrested

    STANTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a man was shot near the stables at Delaware Park Horse Racing & Slots in Stanton.

  • Israeli settlers sleep in the Jewish settlement of Beit El after a night stand off with police, near the West Bank town of Ramallah, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The Israeli Prime Minister's office said Wednesday it has approved the "immediate construction" of 300 housing units in the West Bank settlement of Beit El. The announcement came amid a standoff in Beit El, where Israeli settlers clashed with Israeli forces as authorities began to dismantle a contested West Bank settlement housing complex after Israel's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that it must be demolished. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

    Israeli bulldozers start demolishing West Bank settlement

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli bulldozers began demolishing a contested housing complex in a West Bank settlement on Wednesday as the prime minister’s office announced the “immediate construction” of some 300 new units at another location in the same settlement and advanced plans for about 500 new units in east Jerusalem.

  • CONMEBOL outlines reforms after FIFA bribery scandal

    ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — The CONMEBOL soccer body will begin publishing the salary of its president and executive council members after being plunged into crisis by the FIFA bribery scandal.

  • Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Taliban leader Mullah Omar’s death is announced 2 years after his life in the shadows ended

  • Albuquerque police: 1 of 2 carjacking suspects surrenders

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say two carjacking suspects now are in custody.

  • A woman writes on a sign outside Dr. Walter James Palmer's dental office in Bloomington, Minn., Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Palmer reportedly paid $50,000 to track and kill a black-maned lion, just outside Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

    Minnesota dentist rarely discussed hunting with patients

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota dentist who has become the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe advised patients Wednesday to seek care elsewhere and said he rarely discussed his big-game hunting because it can be a “divisive and emotionally charged topic.”