The police hunt in northern Illinois for three suspects believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of a 30-year veteran police officer entered a second day on Wednesday, as local schools were closed and a vigil for the slain officer was planned. More than 100 officers, including federal marshals, Illinois State Police and McHenry and Lake County Sheriff's units, have searched by air and ground in dense woods in the area of Fox Lake, nearly 60 miles (97 km) north of Chicago and close to the Wisconsin border. Fox Lake Police Lieutenant Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was found wounded on Tuesday morning after reporting that he was pursuing three suspects on foot, the Lake County Sheriff's Office said.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said Wednesday a prime suspect in Bangkok's deadly bombing has admitted to being near the shrine where the attack took place but denied placing the bomb, as other clues pointed increasingly to a link with the trafficking of a minority ethnic group from China via Thailand.
NEW YORK (AP) — Don DeLillo is pleased to receive an honorary National Book Award medal for lifetime achievement, but a "little intimidated" by the citation for "Distinguished Contribution to American Letters."