Huge blaze in Los Angeles was caused by arson, investigators say

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A massive fire earlier this month that destroyed a downtown apartment building under construction in downtown Los Angeles was caused by an act of arson, investigators have determined, but no arrests have [...]

8 children found stabbed to death in northeast Australia

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Eight children have been found stabbed to death at a house in the northeast Australian city of Cairns, officials said on Friday, but it was not immediately known who was responsible, though the mother of most [...]

Cyber attacks on the rise as capabilities become more sophisticated

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A series of spectacular cyber attacks over the past year is expected to continue in 2015 as cyber criminals exploit new techniques while cyber espionage capabilities become increasingly sophisticated, American [...]

Madoff’s office director gets 10 years for aiding massive Ponzi scheme

NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A man who served as the director of operations for the company of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for aiding Wall Street's biggest ever investment fraud, prosecutors said [...]

Canadian man arrested in 1970s murders of 2 young girls

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- An elderly man has been arrested and charged in the murders of two young girls in British Columbia in the late 1970s, Canadian police announced on Monday after an investigation spanning nearly four decades. Garry [...]

Ferguson cop resigns after fatal shooting of unarmed teen

FERGUSON, MISSOURI (BNO NEWS) -- A Missouri police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in the City of Ferguson earlier this year has resigned from the department, saying that his continued employment could put the community [...]

UPDATE1 — Police seize drugs worth $1.2 billion in Australia’s 2nd largest drug bust

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Police near Sydney have arrested six people after finding a massive shipment of drugs with an estimated street value of more than 1.5 billion AUD (US$ 1.27 billion), making it the second-largest drug seizure in [...]

Drugs worth $1.2 billion seized in Australia’s second-largest drug bust

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Police in southeastern Australia have seized a massive shipment of drugs with an estimated street value of more than 1.5 billion Australian dollars (US$ 1.27 billion), making it the second-largest drug seizure [...]

UK soldier ‘obsessed’ with far-right politics jailed on terror charges

LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A British soldier said to have been "obsessed" with far-right politics, including the English Defence League (EDF), has been convicted of terror charges and sentenced to two years in prison after a nail bomb and [...]

6 injured, 2 critically, in San Francisco shooting

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Six people were injured, including at least two who suffered life-threatening injuries, when a gunman or gunmen opened fire on a street in San Francisco overnight, police said. The motive for the shooting [...]