''US cop tackled Indian grandfather in an improper manner''

An Alabama police officer accused of using excessive force against an Indian grandfather walking in his son`s neighbourhood used an improper method to subdue him by slamming him down to the ground, a US court was told.

US govt must bear treatment cost: Wife of injured Indian man

Shakuntala Patel, wife of Sureshbhai Patel who was left partially paralysed after a police officer confronted him aggressively in the US last week, on Thursday demanded the American government bear the expenses of treatment of her 57-year-old husband.

Texas to execute man who lawyers say is delusional

No one disputes that Scott Panetti heavily armed, head shaved and wearing camouflage shot and killed his in-laws at their Texas Hill Country home, showering his estranged wife and 3-year-old daughter in blood.

Ala man gets prison for tweeting Obama threat

A judge has sentenced an Alabama man to a year in federal prison for tweeting a threat against President Barack Obama.

Texas executes man who confessed to killing 5

A Texas man who confessed to killing five people during a six-month crime spree in 1998 has been executed.

Professor accused in Alabama slayings likely insane: Lawyer

The lawyer for an Alabama college professor accused of killing three colleagues during a faculty meeting said on Thursday he believes the teacher is insane, and that she says she can`t remember the shootings.

Three killed in Univ of Alabama shooting

Three people were killed and one wounded in shootings at the University of Alabama at Huntsville.