Utah reconsiders firing squads amid shortages in lethal drugs

Nov 20, 2014

Utah reconsiders firing squads amid shortages in lethal drugs

Ten years after banning the use of firing squads in state executions, Utah state lawmakers on Wednesday endorsed a proposal to allow the practice again to avoid problems with lethal-injection drugs. The proposal from would call for a firing squad if the state cannot ...

'I've had enough,' says Mexican attorney general in massacre gaffe

Nov 9, 2014

'I've had enough,' says Mexican attorney general in massacre gaffe

After weeks fielding questions about the abduction and apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers by corrupt police in league with drug gang members, Mexico’s Attorney General Jesus Murillo has had enough. He’s not the only one. Facing a grilling over the details of the ...

Mexico says burned remains probably are 43 missing students

Nov 8, 2014

Mexico says burned remains probably are 43 missing students

Suspects in the disappearance of 43 college students have described a macabre and complicated mass murder and incineration of the victims carried out over an entire day, ending with their remains being dumped into a river, Mexican authorities said Friday. In a somber, lengthy ...

Oct 29, 2014

Policeman who asked to smell woman's feet arrested

Houston-area authorities believe a school district police officer who pulled over a motorist and then asked to smell her feet may have made similar demands of others. Twenty-six-year-old Patrick Quinn is charged with two counts of “official oppression.” He is free on $2,000 bond. ...