Gunman who stormed Dutch broadcaster claimed to be hacker

Published Jan. 29 2015 @ 2:34pm

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - A gunman who stormed into the headquarters of Dutch national broadcaster NOS demanding airtime Thursday night claimed to be from a "hackers' collective," according to a reporter who spoke to the man.

Today's best photos: Romanian ice church, Paris fashion and aftermath of Mideast violence

Published Jan. 29 2015

A collection of AP photos.

Chattanooga jobless rate unchanged in December

Published Jan. 29 2015

Unemployment in the Chattanooga area remained unchanged last month at 5.9 percent, five-tenths of a percentage point above the comparable...

Gas blast at Mexico children's hospital, at least 4 dead

Published Jan. 29 2015

MEXICO CITY -- A powerful gas tank truck explosion shattered a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday,...

Boy Scouts settle California suit over abuse

Published Jan. 29 2015

LOS ANGELES -- The Boy Scouts of America settled a sex abuse case Thursday involving a 20-year-old California man who...

Justin Bieber apologizes for bad behavior in online video

Published Jan. 29 2015

NEW YORK -- Justin Bieber has apologized for his bad behavior in a new video posted to Facebook.

Jordan seeks proof captive pilot alive before any IS trade

Published Jan. 29 2015

AMMAN, Jordan -- Jordan on Thursday demanded proof from Islamic State militants that a Jordanian pilot they are holding is...

As Romney weighs '16 bid, his past donors commit to Jeb Bush

Published Jan. 29 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is...

Erlanger bonuses trigger opinion from TN attorney general

Published Jan. 29 2015

Tennessee law does not permit hospitals like Erlanger Health System to meet in a closed session to discuss bonuses or...

Chattanooga Update: Nurse kept dead puppy in freezer

Published Jan. 29 2015

Police are searching for 54-year-old Geoffrey Deane Peterson, who operated two medical practices in Chattanooga.

Group to examine Tennessee sentencing laws, recidivism

Published Jan. 29 2015

A task force formed by Gov. Bill Haslam meets Thursday in Nashville to examine Tennessee's sentencing structure and examine ways...

Dalton jobless rate drops to 8.2 percent

Published Jan. 29 2015

Unemployment in the Dalton, Ga., area fell for the fourth consecutive month in December to match the 6-year low reached...

Mother of girl shot by Denver police seeks separate autopsy

Published Jan. 29 2015

DENVER (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old girl who was shot and killed by Denver police said that she...

Transfer station readies for reopening amid stalled lava in Hawaii

Published Jan. 29 2015

PAHOA, Hawaii -- The public has a few days left to get a glimpse of Hawaii lava from a viewing...

Chance Loftis trial resumes today

Published Jan. 29 2015

The second-degree murder and aggravated animal cruelty trial of Chance Loftis took a break Wednesday after noon but is expected...

Millsaps leads Hawks to 17th straight win, 113-102 over Nets

Published Jan. 28 2015

ATLANTA -- Paul Millsap had 28 points and 15 rebounds, five other Atlanta players scored in double figures, and the...

First-day frenzy forces 24-hour White Castle in Las Vegas to close

Published Jan. 28 2015

LAS VEGAS -- A 24-hour White Castle location on the Las Vegas Strip that opened to long lines of the...

Islamic State releases new audio message by Japanese hostage

Published Jan. 28 2015

BEIRUT -- The Islamic State group released a message late Wednesday purportedly by Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, extending the deadline...

Nobel laureate Charles Townes, laser co-creator, dies at 99

Published Jan. 28 2015

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Charles H. Townes, the co-inventor of the laser and a Nobel laureate in physics who unapologetically spoke...

California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat

Published Jan. 28 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California health officials Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco...