By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) 03/13 — Police departments routinely withhold video of officer-involved shootings and other incidents from the public by using a broad exemption to state-open records laws,
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER and COLLIN BINKLEY, BOSTON (AP) 03/13 — A fast-moving college admissions scandal moved from bombshell indictments to guilty pleas in a matter of hours,
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 03/12 — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is placing a moratorium on executions in the state. Here are some notable inmates out of more than 700 people on the nation’s largest death row:
— Rodney James Alcala.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) 03/12 — State government buildings are flying U.S. and Illinois flags at half-staff in honor of a McHenry County sheriff’s deputy killed in a Rockford hotel shooting.Read more »
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press 03/11 It’s a tip that has been passed onto convicts for years: On your way to federal prison, say you have a substance abuse problem,
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 03/09 — News that a grand jury had indicted “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett for allegedly lying to Chicago police about being attacked by two masked men may not have made much of a splash except for one thing: The lone felony count that Smollett had been arrested on last month had turned into 16.
CHICAGO (AP) 03/10 — Chicago police say a 19-year-old woman faces attempted murder and other charges in the shooting of an officer who was serving a warrant.Read more »
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 03/10 — California’s first-in-the-nation attempt to track racial profiling complaints against police produced numbers so unrealistically small that the board overseeing the tally wants departments to make changes to encourage more people to come forward.
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/10 — When a syringe-wielding drill thief tried sticking up a Home Depot near Yankee Stadium,
BALTIMORE (AP) 03/08 — A man accused of killing his wife and blaming her death on a Baltimore panhandler had asked his brother to help “get rid”Read more »
ROCKINGHAM, Vt. (AP) 03/09 — Vermont State Police said Saturday a man shot by a state trooper during a manhunt has been jailed without bail.A state trooper shot John-Victor Wetherby at 12:30 a.m.Read more »
FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) 03/08 — Police arrested the manager of a health and nutrition store after a raid turned up dozens of bottles of a cat sedative linked to bizarre behavior in humans.Read more »
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) 03/08 — A man suspected of fatally shooting a sheriff’s deputy and wounding a woman at an Illinois hotel was taken into custody Thursday after an hourslong standoff that began when he crashed his vehicle along an interstate highway,
By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 03/05 — Located in an apartment in a primarily Hispanic town in Oregon, a clandestine lab churned out thousands of fake Social Security cards,
CHICAGO (AP) 03/04 — A Chicago police officer says in a lawsuit filed Monday that his bosses retaliated against him for refusing to change a police report to list a sergeant who shot and wounded an unarmed,Read more »
By MARK SHERMAN and GRANT SCHULTE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/04 — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a rural Nebraska county’s appeal of a $28 million court judgment aimed at compensating six people wrongfully convicted of a 1985 slaying.
By AMY TAXIN and BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press ORANGE, Calif. (AP) 03/04 — A California man was arrested for a spa bombing that killed his ex-girlfriend last year after a painstaking analysis linked explosive remnants to the suspect,
By BEN FOX, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/04 — An Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State lost a first round on Monday in a legal fight to return to the U.S.
By JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 03/04 — Juan Corona, who gained the nickname “The Machete Murderer” for hacking to death dozens of migrant farm laborers in California in the early 1970s,
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) 03/03 — The Latest on two sisters who went missing from their home Friday (all times local): 11:50 a.m.
Authorities say two young sisters missing from their Northern California home for since Friday have been found alive.