By NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 11/20 — A federal judge barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally.
By BEN FINLEY, Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) 11/16 — The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother’s house in Virginia and live on his own,
By TREVOR MARSHALLSEA, Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) 11/11 — A former strawberry farm supervisor was accused in court Monday of retaliating over a workplace grievance by putting needles into the fruit,
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 10/23 — Some of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter’s personal belongings, including personal journals containing stories about hurting children and a spreadsheet ranking mass murders,
By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 10/16 — An appeals court on Tuesday upheld the firearms convictions against two Kansas men who mistakenly believed that a Kansas law can shield from federal prosecution anyone owning firearms made,
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) 10/03 — The Michigan appeals court for the first time has affirmed the use of new DNA testing technology to assist authorities in investigating a crime.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) 09/29 — The city of St. Paul has agreed to pay $520,000 to a woman who was attacked by a police dog last year as she was taking out her trash,
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 09/29 — Evidence against an Uber driver charged with shooting a passenger shows the driver was outside the car when he fired a handgun 10 times,
CHICAGO (AP) 09/24 — An Illinois judge on Monday vacated the convictions of 18 more men investigated by a corrupt Chicago police sergeant, with a state’s attorney later in the day apologizing for what they had to go through.
DENVER (AP) 09/21 — A Denmark native will stand trial for 141 counts of arson for the homes and buildings destroyed in the third-largest wildfire recorded in Colorado,
By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 09/08 — A man suspected of being in the United States illegally ran a red light while drunk on a street in Oregon’s state capital and crashed into a motorcycle carrying a man and woman,
By MORGAN LEE, Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) 09/01 — The FBI on Friday arrested five former residents of a ramshackle compound in New Mexico on firearms and conspiracy charges as local prosecutors dropped charges in the death of a 3-year-old boy at the property.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) 8/24 — A Montana judge ordered a new trial for a man convicted of possessing methamphetamine after learning a state crime lab employee ingested meth before testifying to convict him.
By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) 08/24 — A U.S. judge ordered a convicted killer from Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation released from prison on Thursday after part of his conviction was overturned for not meeting the definition of a violent crime.
By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Write FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 08/10 — A Florida newspaper urged a judge Friday to reject a school board’s effort to have it and two reporters held in contempt for publishing a story on the educational background of Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz.
By MARTHA BELLISLE and MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 08/01 — A federal judge on Tuesday stopped the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns as President Donald Trump questioned whether his administration should have agreed to allow the plans to be posted online.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 07/28 — A federal appeals court on Friday allowed supporters of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump to proceed with a lawsuit alleging they were beaten after San Jose police steered them into a crowd of anti-Trump protesters.
By SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 07/28 — Patrick Murphy was convicted of killing a fellow Muscogee (Creek) Nation man in 1999 and was sentenced to die.
By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 07/25 — A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Second Amendment protects the right to openly carry a gun in public for self-defense.
By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 07/26 — News organizations are entitled to obtain surveillance video showing the law enforcement response to the Valentine’s Day mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school,