UN troops recapture CAR city from armed groups

Fighters abandoned their positions in Bangassou, a town they captured on January 3, after ultimatum from peacekeepers. United Nations peacekeeping troops said they have retaken control of a city in the Central African Republic captured two weeks ago by armed groups waging

UN peacekeeper killed, two others wounded in CAR ambush

One peacekeeper was killed in an ambush by rebels near the town of Grimari in the Central African Republic (CAR) as deadly violence continues after a disputed election last month. Two other soldiers were wounded when fighters from a coalition of rebel

New York men arrested after trying to retrieve drugs they left in rental car, police say

These don’t appear to have been difficult arrests for police to make.  Two New York men were taken into custody after they allegedly left drugs in a rental car and returned to pick up their forgotten stash, the Albany County Sheriff’s Office says.  Deputies were first contacted by a rental car company at Albany International Airport on Wednesday. When

Iowa car chase topping 100 mph speeds kills 3, injures 2

Three people were killed and two others were hospitalized after an Iowa car chase topped 100 miles per hour Monday, according to police.  The fatal accident unfolded after police began to pursue a group of men who fled a neighborhood in Urbandale, a suburb of Des

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