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 »
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 KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 11/14 — A stubborn rancher’s refusal to recognize federal authority in the West will be presented to a jury in Las Vegas,
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 RICHARD LARDNER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/11 — Five years before Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire on a Baptist church in Texas, killing more than two dozen people,
By GEIR MOULSON, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 11/09 — A nurse who is already serving a life sentence for two murders may have killed more than 100 patients over several years at two hospitals in northwestern Germany,
By FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) 10/26 — A district attorney on eastern Long Island who was indicted on charges that he helped cover up the beating of a handcuffed prisoner by a police chief yielded to mounting pressure to leave office and announced Thursday that he will retire after 16 years in office.
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 10/25 — Three tourists visiting San Francisco two years ago testified Tuesday that they saw a man — now charged with murder — on a popular pier moments after hearing a gunshot that killed a woman and reignited the national debate over illegal immigration.Read more »
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 10/23 — Trial is set to begin this week for a Mexican man who set off a national immigration debate after he shot and killed a woman on a popular San Francisco pier.
By MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) 10/23 — Nearly five years after two unarmed black suspects died in a 137-shot barrage of Cleveland police gunfire,
By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press TULSA, Okla. (AP) 10/19 — A white former Oklahoma police officer was convicted of first-degree manslaughter in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter’s black boyfriend after jurors in three previous trials couldn’t decide whether to find him guilty of murder.
By ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) 10/17 — The jury in the tense murder trial of a Mississippi man charged with setting a 19-year-old friend on fire and leaving her to die handed a bailiff a note: They have reached a verdict.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) 10/14 — A man who was imprisoned for 23 years for a double murder in Kansas that he always said he didn’t commit walked out of a courthouse a free man Friday after the district attorney dropped the charges.
By JOE MANDAK, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) 10/10 — A jury cleared one Pittsburgh police officer of assault allegations Tuesday but deadlocked on whether another officer violated a man’s civil rights when he shot him as the man’s car sped away from a traffic stop with the officer still inside.
By EILEEN NG, Associated Press SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) 10/10 — The estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader had about 1.4 times the lethal dosage of VX nerve agent on his face after he was attacked at a Malaysian airport,
By EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 10/08 — North Carolina’s highest court is reviewing whether justice means the death penalty for a survivor of El Salvador’s blood-soaked civil war of the 1980s who strangled and then decapitated his estranged wife.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) 10/07 — A former New Hampshire trooper says he was wrong to punch a motorist after a pursuit that had dragged on for more than an hour last year.Read more »
By EILEEN NG, Associated Press SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) 10/3 — A Malaysian government pathologist testified Tuesday at the trial of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader that the banned VX nerve agent caused his death.Read more »
By The Associated Press NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man accused of beheading a co-worker was convicted of first-degree murder Friday for the 2014 attack that one witness said was “something that people shouldn’t have to see.”
BOSTON (AP) 09/22 — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday.