By the time the dust settled, Garland Tyree had sprayed bullets from an automatic rifle across his neighborhood, shot a firefighter in the leg, and detonated a smoke grenade in his home.
Heavy rains, low wages, high debt, and government destruction of farmland all add up to an increasingly desperate situation for India's farmers.
Momentum is building for criminal justice reform in the US, but the question of what to do with violent offenders is an issue that looms large.
State-sanctioned killing has been banned in fits and starts over the course of American history, a reflection of a national character that is alternately progressive and puritan.
But this time it's a pregnant she-devil.
If investigators are right, police officer VonTrey Clark paid to have a woman killed because she was pregnant with his child.
The WikiLeaks founder remains holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
Kurdish officials said their forces were attacked on Tuesday in Iraq. Around 60 fighters reportedly suffered breathing difficulties after the incident, while the US described the accounts as "plausible."
The British Labour Party is having a leadership election and the front-runner makes Bernie Sanders look like Donald Trump.
The state of the found flaperon could indicate the missing plane landed in one piece before sinking.
The hotel's owner is also alleged to have instructed his employees to handle "contaminated" linens and towels.
The blasts left at least 70 dead and 500 wounded, and Chinese officials are looking into whether this tragedy was a result of poor safety regulations or practices.
Will it be you?
Now the state's 11 prisoners facing lethal injection will serve life sentences instead.
It's still unclear how he physically fit 150 full-grown crocodiles into one house.
Prisoners who help other inmates with legal filings can actually have a major impact.
The council in Hackney caused a furor when it announced new nightclubs would have to close at 11 PM on weeknights and midnight on weekends.
National politics is a game—and Trump wasn't meant to be on the field. He's supposed to be in the owners' box, deciding who gets to play.
Mystery still surrounds the circumstances of the huge blasts in the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Wednesday. Today, however, the death toll rose to at least 50, while hundreds were injured.
A series of images captured immediately after the huge blast shows exhausted firefighters and heaps of charred vehicles and shipping containers.
Private prison companies are reaping in government cash to run detention centers for immigrant families, despite a court ruling ordering the Obama administration to close the controversial facilities.
Other accusations against her include disrespect, and using expired toothpaste.
New York State Senator Jeff Klein wants stiffer penalties for selling Spice, a.k.a. K2, and he wants to equip beat cops with kits to detect the dangerous drug.
The United Church of Canada has also decided to "commit financially to transitioning to an economy based on renewable energy."