Puerto Rico arrests leader of gang in killing of prosecutor

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities in Puerto Rico say they have arrested the alleged head of an auto theft gang whose other members have been arrested in last month's killing of a...

Police: 3 killed, scores to hospitals after huge I-78 pileup

FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A pileup involving dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania interstate that killed three people and sent dozens to hospitals appears to have been related to a passing snow squall, authorities...

DA: Suspect shot first in battle injuring suspect, officers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A local prosecutor says he believes police were justified in firing back at a man they had chased through a Baton Rouge neighborhood before dawn Saturday.

Neighbors awakened by the...

The Latest: Turkey confirms shelling Kurds in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria as government troops, backed by Russian air power, continue to encircle rebel-held districts of the northern city of Aleppo (all times local):

11...

The Latest: Police say I-78 to remain closed for night

FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly pileup on Interstate 78 in Pennsylvania (all times local):

5:30 p.m.

State police say Interstate 78 in Pennsylvania will be closed until at least...

Jacksonville man shot by off-duty federal officer dies

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man who was shot by an off-duty federal law enforcement officer during an attempted robbery has died from his injuries.

Media outlets report that 47-year-old Talmadge King died...

Syrian troops capture village near northern city of Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces on Saturday captured another village near Aleppo, tightening the noose around rebel-held parts of the northern city, Syrian state TV and an opposition activist group...

60 students sick after suspected norovirus outbreak

AVON, Conn. (AP) — Classes at a boys' boarding school have been cancelled after a suspected norovirus outbreak left about 60 students sick.

WVIT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1PTGe42) that Avon Old Farms School,...