• In this Aug. 24, 2015 file photo, French President Francois Hollande shakes hands with U.S. Airman Spencer Stone outside the Elysee Palace in Paris after Hollande awarded Stone and two friends with the French Legion of Honor for subduing a gunman on a Paris-bound train three days earlier. Stone is in stable condition Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, after being stabbed in Sacramento, Calif., according to an Air Force spokesman. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File)

    US airman who helped thwart French train attack is stabbed

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, celebrated as a hero for helping to stop a terror attack on a French train over the summer, was stabbed and seriously wounded outside a bar in his hometown early Thursday in what police said was an alcohol-related brawl.

  • Correction: Inmate Murder Suspect-Report story

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — In a story Sept. 29 about a district attorney’s report on an inmate escape, The Associated Press erroneously described David Hogue’s tenure at the Armstrong County Jail. He has worked there for 31 years and been the warden since 2006; he has not been warden for 31 years.

  • In this Sept. 18, 2015, photo, Kylee Moriarty, left, and her mother, Jackie Law, sit together outside the halfway house in Boston where Moriarty resided. This was their first meeting in person in more than a year. Moriarty is among more than 200 addicts taking advantage of a unique program offered by police in Gloucester, in which heroin addicts are fast-tracked into treatment rather than arrested. (AP Photo/Philip Marcelo)

    Getting clean: Heroin addict goes through pioneering program

    BOSTON (AP) — Kylee Moriarty has experienced her share of ups and downs since deciding to kick her heroin habit this past summer.

  • Central New York man wounded by gun-wielding bicyclists

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 21-year-old Syracuse man was shot Wednesday night by two men riding by on a bicycle.

  • Israeli ZAKA emergency response members clean the scene of a stabbing attack in Jerusalem,  Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. A Palestinian stabbed a Jewish seminary student in Jerusalem on Thursday as the Israeli prime minister barred all Cabinet ministers and lawmakers from visiting a sensitive holy site in the Old City in an effort to calm tensions that have gripped the country for weeks. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

    The Latest: Another Israeli stabbed in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The latest developments in ongoing tensions between Palestinians and Israelis following days of violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank (all times local).

  • Mistrial declared after day 2 in Las Cruces child abuse case

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A mistrial has been declared in the trial of a Las Cruces man accused in the 2012 death of a 21-month-old boy.

  • An Oregon State Patrol Trooper walks the grounds of Umpqua Community College near Roseburg, Ore. Tuesday Oct. 6, 2015 in the aftermath of the mass shooting on the Roseburg campus. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)

    Oregon gunman killed himself after police shot him

    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The gunman who fatally shot nine people at an Oregon community college last week killed himself in front of his victims after two police officers wounded him, authorities said Wednesday.

  • Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo leaves the Middlesex County Courthouse with his girlfriend Maria Vega after his hearing Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in New Brunswick, N.J.  A judge has lifted a temporary restraining order filed Carroo after a woman he was accused of attacking said she didn't think it was necessary. (Chris Pedota/The Record of Bergen County via AP) ONLINE OUT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET OUT;  NO ARCHIVING; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Rutgers coach reinstates Leonte Carroo to football team

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — The Rutgers football team reinstated wide receiver Leonte Carroo on Wednesday, a day after criminal charges against him were dropped.

  • Armed carjacking suspect captured near Albuquerque

    BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque carjacking suspect is in custody after escaping police and prompting a day-long SWAT standoff last week.

  • In this Oct. 2, 2015, file photo, Douglas County Deputy Sheriff Greg Kennerly, left, and Oregon State Trooper Tom Willis stand guard outside the apartment building where alleged Umpqua Community College gunman Chris Harper Mercer lived with his mother in Roseburg, Ore. The deadly shooting last week has an eerie parallel with the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 pupils and six adult staff members in 2012. Like Adam Lanza, the gunman in the Connecticut massacre, Christopher Harper-Mercer was living a mostly solitary life with a mom who shared his fascination with firearms. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

    Mother-son bond over guns links Oregon, Connecticut slayings

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The deadly shooting last week at an Oregon community college has an eerie parallel with the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 pupils and six adult staff members in 2012.