2 Chicago men charged in shooting of NBA star Wade’s cousin

CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers who were on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of theRead More

Hurricane Gaston reforms, moves northwest in the Atlantic

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Gaston is gathering strength as it moves northwestward in the Atlantic, but forecasters say it poses no threat to land. TheRead More

In flooded Louisiana city, even modest recovery raises hope

DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) — Even the most modest signs of recovery are lifting weary spirits in Denham Springs, a Baton Rouge suburb at theRead More

Memorial held for teen killed in drive-by shooting

A South Florida community gathered Saturday to remember a teen killed in a drive-by shooting. Friends and family met in Miami’s Liberty Square neighborhood toRead More

Fundraiser held for Davie family displaced in house fire

A South Florida family dealing with hard times after losing their home in a fire is giving thanks after receiving support from their community. ConcernedRead More

Cops: Son beat parents to death inside family home

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man fatally beat his parents with his hands and an object inside the family’s New Jersey home.Read More

Grief erupts in Italy as nation honors, buries quake dead

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — Mourners in Italy prayed, hugged, wept and even applauded as coffins carrying victims of the country’s devastating earthquake passed byRead More

Defense witnesses testify in trial of Brazil’s president

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian senators on Saturday questioned the last two witnesses summoned by the defense for President Dilma Rousseff in her impeachment trialRead More

Venezuelan police jail top activist in pre-dawn transfer

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A prominent Venezuelan opposition leader has been jailed again after intelligence agents picked him up at his home before dawn, aRead More

Colombian rebels announce final conference of peace talks

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Top commanders from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia are preparing to gather one final time in mid-September to ratify aRead More