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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's prison parole board on Friday rejected mercy for a man set to die in January for the 1993 rape and killing of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter. Ronald Phillips, 43, is the first death row inmate scheduled for execution next year under a new...
NEW YORK (AP) — With a DNA profile but no suspect to match in the strangling of a woman who went for a run and met a killer, authorities are looking to an emerging approach: using the DNA to look for the killer's relatives. The technique, known as familial DNA searching, has...
NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola said Friday that CEO Muhtar Kent will step down as CEO next year and be replaced by Chief Operating Officer James Quincey. The world's largest beverage maker has been under pressure to grow as people around the world drink less soda, including its...
NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola said Friday that CEO Muhtar Kent will step down as CEO next year and be replaced by Chief Operating Officer James Quincey. The world's largest beverage maker has been under pressure to grow as people around the world drink less soda, including its...
ATLANTA (AP) — The cries of trapped hotel guests screaming in agony are still seared into Richard Hamil's memory, seven decades after the Winecoff Hotel fire in Atlanta. As a 9-year-old boy, he and his father were blinded in thick smoke, stumbling from their 15th-floor room into...
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — In the emergency evacuations ahead of fast-spreading wildfires out of the Great Smoky Mountains last week, scores of pets were separated from their owners. The Humane Society of Sevier County had to evacuate its own building, sending its animals to...
What started as a 911 call reporting a domestic disturbance erupted in violence as two responding officers were struck by deadly gunfire — leaving a rural Georgia community grieving and on edge as police hunted the attacker. The manhunt lasted barely a day. A telephone tip...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Six months after her brother and his longtime partner were killed in Orlando's gay nightclub massacre, Jessica Silva is re-opening the couple's beauty salon. Half a dozen black salon chairs are in place. One of them faces a large photo of the brother Juan...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Debris believed to be from a small plane carrying four people that's missing in Alaska was found Thursday in a lake near where the aircraft took off from, an official said. Searchers in a boat found the debris floating on Lake Clark, National Park...