MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 04/17 — Vermont’s top public defender says he thinks the teenager accused of planning a school shooting that led to changes in the state’s gun laws should be released following a bail hearing.Read more »
By AMY FORLITI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 03/21 — A Minneapolis police officer was charged Tuesday with murder and manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in July minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home.
By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 03/21 — A judge set an unusually high $500,000 bond on Tuesday and imposed a host of other restrictions for the brother of the Florida school shooting suspect who was charged with trespassing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 03/06 — A man was arrested and is accused of stealing Frances McDormand’s Oscars trophy after the Academy Awards on Sunday night,
ROWLETT, Texas (AP) 03/02 — A Dallas-area teenager was being held on $1 million bond Thursday after a police officer encountered him sitting in his car outside of a high school sporting event with a semi-automatic rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition.
By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 02/13 — A judge upheld a British arrest warrant for Julian Assange on Tuesday, saying the WikiLeaks founder should have the courage to come to court and face justice after more than five years inside Ecuador’s London embassy.
LONDON (AP) 02/06 — A British judge on Tuesday upheld a U.K. arrest warrant for the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, leaving his legal position unchanged after more than five years inside the Ecuadorean Embassy.Read more »
By MATT O’BRIEN and DAKE KANG, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) 01/31 — The centuries-old process of releasing defendants on bail, long the province of judicial discretion,
By ED WHITE, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) 12/27 — Michigan State Police tried but failed to suspend a trooper for his use of a stun gun months before he fired a Taser at a teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died,
By DON THOMPSON and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) 11/16 — Police on Wednesday called the deadly shooting rampage in California a clear case of “a madman on the loose”
By DON THOMPSON and PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) 11/16 — One of the first victims of a Northern California gunman told a judge earlier this year that she and her family lived in fear of him because he was violent and unpredictable,
By DON THOMPSON and PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) 11/15 — The gunman behind a rampage in Northern California was out on bail for a charge of stabbing a neighbor,
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 11/13 — A national effort is launching that aims to help low-income defendants get out of jail by bailing them out as their criminal cases progress through the courts.
By ADAM BEAM, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) 11/05 — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul was recovering Sunday from five broken ribs after he was assaulted by a neighbor who tackled him from behind at the senator’s Kentucky home,
ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 06/09 — Australian government leaders on Friday agreed to toughen parole laws in response to a siege this week in which a gunman who once trained with Muslim extremists killed an apartment building receptionist and wounded three police officers months after being released early from prison.
JOHNNY CLARK and RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) 06/09 — A federal judge ordered a young woman charged with leaking classified U.S. documents to remain jailed until her trial after prosecutors argued she might possess more stolen government secrets.
PLAISTOW, N.H. (AP) 05/16 — Police say a man donned an orange Home Depot apron and posed as an employee to steal air conditioners in New Hampshire.
JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 05/07 — Authorities who’ve charged a white suburban Dallas police officer with murder in a black teenager’s death face a tough task in getting a conviction as few of these cases go to trial and,
PAUL ELIAS, REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) 04/06 — A California woman accused of killing the father of her two children is being processed for release from jail Thursday after posting an unprecedented $35 million bail raised by friends,