By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/13 — The chief executive of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to state and federal charges including conspiracy and money laundering,
By JOHN HANNA, Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) 03/28 — A water park company co-owner accused of rushing the world’s tallest waterslide into service and a designer accused of shoddy planning have been charged in the decapitation of a 10-year-old boy on the ride in 2016.
By MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) 03/13 — A New Hampshire state trooper will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a man whose death inspired a roadside memorial that carried similarities to the plot of the Oscar-nominated film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,
By MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) 01/14 — The federal government says grass and guns don’t mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana — and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump — in a potentially uncomfortable position.
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) 01/13 — A deadly confrontation between two white Louisiana police officers and a black man lasted less than 90 seconds.Read more »
By MICHAEL CATALINI, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 12/25 — The handgun that Shaneen Allen was carrying when she was pulled over on a New Jersey highway could have sent her to prison for years if not for a pardon from Republican Gov.
LODI, N.J. (AP) 12/07 — A New Jersey strip club that served as a favorite hangout for fictional mobsters in HBO’s “The Sopranos” has been ordered to shut down as authorities investigate possible real-life crimes.Read more »
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press 12/02 – A Wyoming judge ordered the state Friday to return nearly $92,000 seized from a musician during a traffic stop that resulted in no criminal charges or even an arrest,
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 11/18 — A Florida prosecutor who recently reversed a blanket policy against executions has missed the filing deadline to pursue the death penalty in a murder case.
CHICAGO (AP) 11/16 — Prosecutors plan to vacate the convictions of 15 men who claim a corrupt Chicago police sergeant manufactured the evidence that landed them in prison.Read more »
HONOLULU (AP) 10/18 — Just hours before President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban was to take full effect, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the revised order,Read more »
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 10/10 — A Utah prosecutor asked the FBI on Tuesday to investigate a police shooting that left a black man dead when he ran from officers who stopped him after he rode his bike across six lanes of traffic and they noticed he didn’t have a required rear light.
By TERRANCE HARRIS , Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 09/02 — A Florida prosecutor who fought and lost a battle with the governor over her decision not to seek the death penalty said Friday that she will comply with a state Supreme Court decision and seek it in future cases if it is unanimously recommended by a panel of her assistant prosecutors.