By ED WHITE, DETROIT (AP) 12/27 — The family of a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died after he was shot with a Taser has reached a $12 million settlement in a lawsuit against state troopers,
By SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 12/17 — An Oklahoma man is just days away from walking out of prison after a federal judge decided he has spent 35 years in prison for a kidnapping and murder that evidence indicates he likely didn’t commit,
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) 11/18 — A former high school student in Arkansas has been sentenced to seven years in prison for devising a plan to shoot up a school.
By JAKE BLEIBERG and JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 10/09 — Authorities searched Wednesday for a third Louisiana man who is suspected in the killing of a witness who testified at the recent murder trial of a former Dallas police officer.
By DENISE LAVOIE and SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 09/28 — By the time drug enforcement agents swooped into his small medical office in Martinsville,
By MORGAN SMITH, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 09/24 — A former U.S. intelligence officer convicted of trying to pass defense information to China was solemn as he was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison and said he “would give anything”
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 09/24 — Thousands of people in Utah’s largest county would be able to clear their records of drug crimes under a push announced Tuesday that advocates say goes further than many similar efforts around the nation.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) 09/24 — A federal jury will decide whether a man who shot and killed two employees during a South Carolina bank robbery is to receive the death sentence for his crimes.
By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/21 — Lee Boyd Malvo, who terrorized the Washington region in 2002 as one-half of a sniper team,
By JULIET WILLIAMS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 08/30 — A California state appeals court on Friday threw out the sole conviction against an immigrant who fatally shot a young woman on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015 in a case that sparked a national immigration debate.
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) 08/09 — The video is chilling. A man walks into an office, steps up to a woman at a desk and pulls two large knives and savagely attacks her.
By CURT ANDERSON AP, Legal Affairs Writer MIAMI (AP) 07/18 — A Florida man was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in federal prison for posting bomb-making instructions on websites frequented by extremist groups such as the Islamic State.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) 07/11 — It took nearly four years to bring a man to trial and less than 15 minutes for a jury to convict him in the fatal shooting of a Louisiana State Trooper.Read more »
By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 06/28 — Two U.S. marshals led a former Honolulu prosecutor out of a courtroom Friday when a U.S.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) 06/26 — Retired farmer Allan Phillips had been out of legal trouble for 40 years when he asked Iowa’s governor to restore the gun rights he lost in 1978.Read more »
By MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) 06/25 — The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division has resigned after her agency failed to terminate the commercial driving license of a man whose collision with a group of motorcyclists on a rural New Hampshire road left seven bikers dead.
By JAY REEVES, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 06/14 — An Alabama sheriff was arrested Friday and agreed to plead guilty to federal charges of scamming a food bank and his own small-town church to pocket thousands under an old law that let state sheriffs profit from feeding prisoners.
NEW YORK (AP) 06/14 — Five young men were convicted Friday of first-degree murder in the brutal stabbing of a teenager at a Bronx bodega, images of which were captured on a surveillance video and drew massive public outrage.The Bronx Criminal Court jury reached the verdict in the death of 15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz after less than two days of deliberation.Read more »
BOSTON (AP) 06/07 — A drug company subsidiary has pleaded guilty to fraud charges stemming from allegations that the manufacturer schemed to bribe doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray.Read more »
By DAVID RISING, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 05/06 — Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them.