Summary In Sunday night's attack on the village of Gumburi, most of the kidnapped were young women, children and members of a civilian defence group fighting Boko Haram, according to residents, a security official and a local government officer.
Summary A father's claims that his 13-year-old daughter took her own life because she was being bullied are proving hard to validate with few witnesses cooperating, according to police. "The middle school administration was advised of previous concerns regarding bullying; however, the district believed the issue had been resolved with the complete satisfaction of the family," a statement from the school district read.
Summary According to witnesses, he had wanted to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge and had convinced a couple people to dump a bucket of ice water on him. The man was on several conditions, including not to consume alcohol, so he was arrested and is now facing two counts of failing to comply with an undertaking.
Summary Three people were killed, and several more were injured, California authorities said. Within moments of the crash Wednesday night along California's famed Pacific Coast Highway, people were at the sides of victims lying in the street, said Mark Milutin, 26, who was in one of the cars stopped at the light.
Summary "Investigators are looking to speak with a female motorist who stopped at the scene of the collision on Monday evening," says Const. "The motorist identified herself as a nurse, and provided assistance to the pedestrians. The EPS would like to speak with this witness, along with anyone else who may have information about the collision."
Summary An experienced Northland pilot who lost his life trying to rescue five people wouldn't have taken any risks unless there was a very good reason, witnesses have told a coronial inquest. Coroner Brandt Shortland is holding the inquest in Whangarei to decide a number of factors including why the helicopter crashed, what set off the fires and who assigned Mr de Ridder's helicopter to a search and rescue mission, as the Civil Aviation Authority and others have said the type of helicopter being used was unsuited to rescue work.
Summary Judge Stephen K. Rooney's wife is a chair on the board of the Richmond University Medical Center, the hospital whose EMTs first responded to the scene. Judge Rooney also oversaw the Garner grand jury and approved the first brief disclosure shortly after it decided not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the chokehold death.
Summary Authorities say 46-year-old Gregg Kaminsky pleaded guilty to willfully failing to file a foreign bank account report with the U.S. Department of Treasury. Authorities say failing to report his income to the treasury concealed several hundred thousands of dollars' worth of taxable income from the IRS .
Summary The Waukegan Police Department is now asking for help in finding the vehicle that struck Adrian Gonzales. According to police, multiple witnesses described the vehicle as a grey or silver SUV. Despite attempts to obtain video from security cameras in the area, investigators have not been able to get a photo of the suspect vehicle.
Summary First, the Bush administration heaped praise on former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, agreed to reimburse the Pakistani army for anti-Taliban military operations and launched drone strikes that killed al Qaeda leaders and militants wanted by the Pakistani government.