Maine man admits deadly shooting rampage, woman's kidnapping

Jul 21, 2015

Maine man admits deadly shooting rampage, woman's kidnapping

A gunman charged with killing two men in separate shootings and kidnapping a woman who had managed to escape from him confessed to the killings, police said in an affidavit made public Monday. Anthony Lord appeared before a judge via video from jail. The ...

Baltimore murder wave leads to police chief's sacking

Jul 9, 2015

Baltimore murder wave leads to police chief's sacking

Violence-plagued Baltimore on Wednesday fired its police chief, who paid the price for a surge in homicides and after riots erupted over the death of a black man in custody. Police Commissioner Anthony Batts was dismissed with immediate effect, said Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, who ...

Dec 10, 2014

U.S. military eases restrictions governing off-base drinking in Okinawa

U.S. Forces Japan has eased restrictions governing off-base drinking by military personnel based in Okinawa Prefecture, but they are still restricted from consuming alcohol from midnight to 5 a.m. Following a spate of incidents involving U.S. servicemen, the current policy for military personnel in ...