SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The University of California, Davis has launched an investigation in the wake of video showing an officer using pepper spray on a group of protesters who appear to be sitting passively on the ground with their arms interlocked.
Calling the video "chilling," UC Davis Chancellor... more »
ATLANTA (AP) - Attorneys for Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis are filing a last-minute appeal to halt his execution later in the day.
Defense attorney Brian Kammer tells The Associated Press he will file the appeal in Butts County Superior Court, south of Atlanta, when it opens later... more »
The America's Challenge gas balloon race in New Mexico will pay tribute to two balloonists who disappeared last week in the Adriatic Sea.
The deputy director of the race says pilots are being asked to hang two chile ristras, or strings of dried chiles, from their balloons, which are... more »
The family of missing Colorado balloonist Carol Rymer Davis released a statement Monday thanking searchers for their efforts to find her and a balloonist from New Mexico missing in the Adriatic Sea.
The Italian coast guard called off the search Monday after a final attempt to locate Richard Abruzzo,... more »
DENVER (AP) - Denver police have arrested a Denver deputy sheriff over accusations of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust.
Forty-eight-year-old Mark Davis was being held Monday in the Jefferson County jail. Police say the alleged assault happened while Davis was off-duty.... more »
The search for a pair of missing American balloonists has entered its final day with a robotic vehicle scanning the seabed of the Adriatic Sea for any remains.
Coast guard spokesman Lt. Massimo Maccheroni said Monday would be the last day of the search for Richard Abruzzo and Carol... more »
Coast guards are hunting for a pair of missing American balloonists last detected piloting their craft over the Adriatic Sea in rough weather, officials said Wednesday.
Richard Abruzzo and Carol Rymer Davis were participating in the 54th Gordon Bennett Gas Balloon Race, an annual race in which teams of... more »
A new study says a woman's chance of having a child with autism increases as she ages. It also says the risk may be less with older dads than previously thought.
University of California at Davis researcher Janie Shelton is the lead author. She says that although the father's... more »
The military says a soldier from Fort Carson has died from wounds he suffered in combat in Afghanistan. The Defense Department said Tuesday Sgt. David A. Davis died Saturday at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. The 28-year-old Davis was from Dalhart, Texas. He was assigned to the 32nd Transportation Company, 68th... more »