• This June 27, 2015 photo shows flowers placed in the shrubs outside the house where 17-year-old Jaydon Chavez-Silver was shot and killed while socializing with a group of other teenagers in Albuquerque, N.M. A New Mexico dispatcher has resigned after telling a panicked 911 caller who was trying to save Jaydon Chavez-Silver's life to "deal with it yourself." (Marla Brose/Albuquerque Journal via AP)

    Panicked 911 caller: Dispatcher had no reason to hang up

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 911 caller said she was panicked about a friend being shot but stayed as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher told her to “deal with it yourself” and hung up as she sought aid.

    Updated: 7:30 am

  • Indian policemen guard outside the Nagpur Central Prison where the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, is currently held in Nagpur, India, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Memon, an accountant, convicted of providing financial and logistical support in the series of bombings that shook India's business and entertainment hub in 1993 is scheduled to be hanged Thursday, July 30, 2015. About 300 prominent citizens, including at least eight retired judges of the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court, have urged India's president to commute Memon's sentence to life in prison, reflecting what appears to be growing uneasiness in India with the death penalty.(AP Photo)

    India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts

    NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian accountant and the only person sentenced to death for his role in the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people — the country’s worst terrorist attack — was hanged Thursday on his birthday, after the president rejected a last-minute mercy plea amid a debate over the capital punishment.

  • 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)

    Teen charged in death of 8-year-old to appear in court

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy charged with murder, kidnapping and rape in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists’ complex in a California beach town is scheduled to appear in court.

  • In this July 19, 2015, frame from body camera video provided by the University of Cincinnati Campus Police, university Officer Ray Tensing stands next to motorist Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop for a missing front license plate in Cincinnati. DuBose was fatally shot by the officer after a struggle ensued when he refused to provide a driver's license and get out of the car. Tensing was indicted Wednesday, July 29 on a murder charge. (University of Cincinnati Campus Police via AP)

    Top officials critical of Ohio cop indicted on murder charge

    CINCINNATI (AP) — This time, some of the sharpest criticism of a police officer after the slaying of an unarmed black man came from top law enforcement and city officials.

    Updated: 4:42 am

  • In this undated photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Cecil the lion rests in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a lion appeared in court Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The head of Zimbabwe’s safari association said the killing was unethical and that it couldn’t even be classified as a hunt, since the lion killed by an American dentist was lured into the kill zone. (Andy Loveridge/Wildlife Conservation Research Unit via AP)

    Minnesota man who killed lion keeps low profile amid outrage

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe prosecutors Thursday are still trying to figure out how to charge one of the suspects in the killing of Cecil the lion by an American dentist that has outraged animal lovers.

    Updated: 8:02 am

  • This May 13, 2014 photo provided by the Canine Training Institute in Emden, Ill., shows Lex, a K-9 with the Bloomington, Ill., Police Department during a training session with his handler Officer Justin Shively in Bloomington. On Tuesday, July 28, 2015, Chicago's 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a conviction that Lex played a role in. The opinion stems from an appeal by Larry Bentley Jr, a St. Louis man serving 20 years in prison for drug possession. He argued the 20 kilograms of cocaine Bloomington police found in his car during a 2010 traffic stop derived from an illegal search triggered by Lex. (Michael Bieser/Canine Training Institute via AP)

    US court says drug-sniffing dog fails the smell test

    CHICAGO (AP) — Lex the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills.

  • Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    AP Investigation: Olympic athletes to swim and boat in Rio waters awash in viruses, bacteria

    Updated: 4:01 am

  • 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) — A man wanted in a domestic violence investigation has been 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.