Officer charged with murder in shooting death of unarmed woman in Minneapolis alley

The Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an Australian woman last summer has been charged with murder and manslaughter in the shooting, which caused international outrage and forced out the city’s veteran police chief. Mohamed Noor is charged with third-degree murder for “perpetrating an eminently dangerous act and evincing depraved mind” and second-degree manslaughter for “culpable negligence…

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The Dominant 20

Lauren Jackson WNBA Dominance Rating: 8.3 When Lauren Jackson notched her 1,000th career point, she became the youngest WNBA star to reach that benchmark. Ditto for 2,000. And 3,000, 4,000 and 5,000. She was, in short, a relentless scorer, a terror on the inside with a rare ability to shoot beyond the arc -- she…

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Defamation case against Trump to move forward

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The Dominant 20: The teams that made the biggest impact

This story appears in the 20th anniversary issue of ESPN The Magazine. Subscribe today! Behold our unassailable list of the most dominant champions of the past 20 years, headed by one very recent, very dominant basketball team. And by unassailable, we of course mean: Let the arguments begin! To get to our list, we looked…

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Texas explosion, Sarkozy arrest, and other news in pictures

  Published at 12:00 noon Sasikala bereaved Sasikala, who is serving sentence in Parappana Agrahara Prison in Bengaluru, was granted parole for 15 days to attend the last rites of her husband M. Natarajan. She reached Thanjavur by Tuesday night. The funeral will be held on Wednesday, say sources. Published at 11:00 am Raja Harishchandra…

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Austin bombings suspect dead – US media

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police investigate an incident involving explosives in Austin on Tuesday A suspect linked with a series of deadly parcel bombs targeting Austin, Texas, is dead after a major police operation, officials say. The suspect was killed after detonating a device when officers approached his car off an interstate highway in…

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