By KEN RITTER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 05/03 — The jangly music of slot machines echoed through the packed room as police officers methodically made their way across the casino floor with their guns drawn.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 04/27 — A Vermont teen accused of plotting a shooting with mass casualties at his former high school in a case that led to the first significant limits on gun ownership in Vermont was released Friday into the custody of his father.Read more »
By STEPHANIE MORALES, Associated Press 04/23 – Prosecutors have dismissed the four most serious charges against a teenager accused of plotting to shoot up his former Vermont high school and cause mass casualties in a case that has led to new restrictions in the state’s gun laws.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) 04/20 — A man who spent nearly 25 years on California’s death row was freed Thursday after his conviction in the rape and killing of his girlfriend’s nearly 2-year-old daughter was overturned.Read more »
By LISA RATHKE, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 04/17 — A judge set bail at $100,000 Tuesday for a Vermont teenager accused in a school shooting plot that led to the first significant restrictions on gun ownership in Vermont history.
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 MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 04/12 — U.S. District Judge Manuel Real issued a nationwide injunction Thursday barring the U.S. Justice Department from giving priority status for multimillion-dollar community policing grants to departments that agree to cooperate with immigration officials.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 03/30 — The brother of the suspected Florida high school gunman pleaded no contest Thursday to trespassing on the campus where the deadly rampage occurred and was later released from jail after being sentenced to time served and six months of probation.
DALLAS (AP) 03/16 — A Texas appeals court has ruled in favor of a gun-rights activist who had complained that county officials were illegally barring firearms from a public building.Read more »
By JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) 03/07 — One of two brothers who admitted stalking, raping and killing young women during a string of eight murders in the 1980s is close to walking out of prison.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) 03/02 — A judge has ruled that a Maine state trooper had a legitimate reason to stop a van full of immigrants that he described as the “ICE mother lode”Read more »
HOUSTON (AP) 02/25 — A prisoner on Texas death row for the dragging death of a man nearly two decades ago in East Texas has lost a federal court appeal,Read more »
WASHINGTON (AP) 02/26 — The Supreme Court is rejecting the Trump administration’s highly unusual bid to get the justices to intervene in the controversy over protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.Read more »
LONDON (AP) 02/21 — Britain’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police can be held liable for failing to bring serious criminals to justice — a judgment that could open U.K.Read more »
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 ERIC TUCKER, MARY CLARE JALONICK and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/03 — President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed complete vindication from a congressional memo that alleges the FBI abused its surveillance powers during the investigation into his campaign’s possible Russia ties.
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 ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 01/26 — A Massachusetts man who spent more than three decades in prison for a rape he says he didn’t commit has filed a federal lawsuit accusing law enforcement officials of conspiring to frame him by planting phony evidence and coercing false statements that were used against him.
DETROIT (AP) 01/15 — A federal judge in Detroit has dismissed one charge against two doctors in connection with a female genital mutilation case.