LOS ANGELES - A gunman opened fire in downtown Fresno, California, on Tuesday, killing three people before he was taken into custody, local media reported, citing police. The suspect, who was not immediately identified by authorities, was also wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a security guard at a Fresno Motel on Sunday, the Fresno Bee newspaper reported. Fresno is an agricultural hub in California's central valley, about 170 miles southeast of San Francisco. This is a breaking news story. Check back later for further updates.
Antidepressant use right before and during pregnancy may be linked with a higher risk of an autism spectrum disorder in children, hints a new analysis of past research.
NEW YORK - A nonprofit watchdog expanded a lawsuit accusing U.S. President Donald Trump of violating the Constitution by letting his hotels and restaurants accept payments from foreign governments. The amended complaint filed on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan adds a restaurant trade group, whose members include nationally known chefs Tom Colicchio and Alice Waters, and a hotel events booker in Washington, D.C. as plaintiffs.
The man who police said posted a video of himself on Facebook killing an elderly man shot and killed himself after a "brief pursuit" by Pennsylvania State Police officers on Tuesday, police said. Steve Stephens was accused of shooting Robert Godwin Sr., 74, on a Cleveland sidewalk on Sunday before fleeing in a car and uploading a video of the murder to Facebook, becoming the subject of a nationwide manhunt.
LONDON - Prince William has warned British men that keeping a "stiff upper lip" by bottling up emotions was detrimental to mental health, stepping up an awareness campaign that includes a video chat with Lady Gaga. The comments by Queen Elizabeth's grandson came a day after his younger brother Prince Harry spoke about his struggles coping with the loss of his mother Diana in an unusually revealing interview. The princes, together with William's wife Kate, are spearheading a campaign called Heads Together that encourages people to open up about mental illness and seek help.
A felony rape charge against former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was dismissed on Monday because his accuser did not want to testify, prosecutors said. McDonald was arrested in 2015 on the rape charge after a woman said he sexually assaulted her at a party at his home. "Despite my best efforts to convince the victim to testify, she refused," Deputy Santa Clara County District Attorney Chris Lamiero said in a statement. "That is her legal right."
A murder suspect who police said posted a video of himself on Facebook shooting an elderly man in Cleveland remained on the loose on Tuesday as authorities appealed to the public for help in the case. Police said they have received "dozens and dozens" of tips and possible sightings of the suspect, Steve Stephens, and tried to persuade him to turn himself in when they spoke with him via his cellphone on Sunday after the shooting. But Stephens remained at large as the search for him expanded nationwide, police said.
LOS ANGELES - April the Giraffe, who in a few short months became a global media sensation, gave birth to a boy on Saturday -- drawing a mammoth audience on YouTube to rank among the most-viewed live events ever on the video service. On Saturday, April 15, the Animal Adventure Park's "Giraffe Cam" channel scored its biggest day, with more than 14 million live views.
The manhunt for a murder suspect who police said posted a video of himself on Facebook shooting an elderly man in Cleveland on Sunday widened Monday as authorities asked the public for help and pleaded with the suspect to turn himself in. Police said they have searched "dozens of locations" for the suspect, Steve Stephens, and tried to convince him to turn himself in when they spoke with him on his cell phone on Sunday. But Stephens remains at large as the hunt for him expands in Ohio and neighboring states, they said.
NEW YORK - An engaged couple were removed from a United Airlines flight to Costa Rica on Saturday, April 15 as the airline remained under scrutiny following outrage caused by a video last week of a passenger being forcibly removed from a flight. According to the couple, who said they were en route to get married, a federal marshal had escorted them from the plane before take-off from Houston, Texas, but United denied this on Sunday, saying in a statement that neither a marshal nor other authorities was involved.