KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) 06/08 — Two Kansas deputies killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest Thursday following a joint funeral service.Read more »
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 06/05 — The Supreme Court ruled Monday for a Colorado baker who wouldn’t make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in a limited decision that leaves for another day the larger issue of whether a business can invoke religious objections to refuse service to gay and lesbian people.
LONDON (AP) 05/31 — A supporter of the Islamic State group accused of encouraging attacks on 4-year-old Prince George has changed his plea from innocent to guilty.Read more »
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 05/23 — A convicted Illinois killer was found guilty Wednesday of the murders of five women in Southern California more than two decades ago.Read more »
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) 05/26 — An ex-convict, released from a Texas prison in 2013 and arrested in Gary, Indiana in 2014, Darren Vann has admitted to killing seven women in a plea deal with Indiana prosecutors and been sentenced to seven life sentences.
By MICHAEL R. SISAK and CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) 04/27 — The woman Bill Cosby was convicted of sexually assaulting tweeted “Truth prevails”
By MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 04/25 — Attorneys for a prisoner sentenced to death for killing a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother in a gang-related shooting at a 9th birthday party in Fort Worth have asked the U.S.
OCALA, Fla. (AP) 04/21 — A man accused of opening fire at a Florida high school was denied bond during his first court appearance Saturday.
The Ocala Star-Banner reported that Sky Bouche appeared before Judge Willard Pope via video conference at the Marion County Jail,
HOUSTON (AP) 04/19 — Prosecutors say a former 911 operator in Houston has been found guilty of hanging up on people calling for emergency services and sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months of probation.Read more »
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/13 — The chief executive of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to state and federal charges including conspiracy and money laundering,
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 04/05 — As dogs and other animals are increasingly used in courts to comfort and calm prosecution witnesses,
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.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/30 — A New York judge accused of breaking into a neighbor’s home to steal her worn underpants pleaded not guilty Friday to a felony burglary charge.
By TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) 03/30 — The widow of the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay Orlando nightclub was acquitted Friday on charges of lying to the FBI and helping her husband in the 2016 attack.
By TAMARA LUSH and JASON DEAREN, Associated Press 03/26, Lawyers for the Pulse nightclub shooter’s widow said Monday that the government has revealed that his father had been an FBI informant for 11 years before the attack.
By AMY FORLITI and STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 03/21 — The police officer who was with a Minneapolis officer charged with murder and manslaughter in the death of an unarmed Australian woman said both men “got spooked”
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 KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/14 — Jurors convicted a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo on federal bribery and fraud charges Tuesday in a trial that further exposed the state capital’s culture of backroom deal-making.
By TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 03/14 — Opening statements at her federal trial Wednesday outlined contrasting portraits of the widow of the man who shot and killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida.
NEW YORK (AP) 03/07 — A Canadian man pleaded guilty Tuesday to U.S. charges that he sent money and provided long-distance support to Tunisian jihadists believed responsible for a 2009 suicide attack in Iraq that killed five American soldiers.Read more »