By DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 01/08 — Do police have the right to go on private property — uninvited and without a warrant — to search a vehicle?
By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 01/06 — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday launched a review of a little-known but widely used ,Read more »
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 01/09 — The Nevada rancher accused of leading an armed standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up his cattle in 2014 walked out of a courthouse in Las Vegas a free and defiant man Monday,
By RYAN J. FOLEY and GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press 01/06 – Lawmakers and others in Democratic-leaning states have been howling over the past year about actions by the Trump administration and congressional Republicans that they say have undermined states’
BALTIMORE (AP) 01/04 — The former leader of a specialized unit of Baltimore’s police force will plead guilty in a corruption case.
The Baltimore Sun reports Wednesday that former Sgt.
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 KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 12/23 — A mistrial in the federal prosecution of a family of ranchers who led an armed standoff against government agents prompted Attorney General Jeff Sessions to launch an investigation into the case and renewed calls for a broad review of U.S.
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 12/20 — A U.S. judge in Nevada dealt another defeat Wednesday to federal prosecutors trying to punish leaders of armed standoffs meant to oppose federal authority over vast swaths of land in the American West.
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 12/19 — A man convicted of leading an Islamic State-inspired plot to behead a conservative blogger who upset Muslims when she organized a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest was sentenced on Tuesday to 28 years in prison.
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 12/19 — After maintaining his innocence for more than a quarter of a century, Reginald Clemons admitted Monday that he took part in the rape and killing of two sisters who were pushed from an abandoned St.
BRUSSELS (AP) 12/18 — A closely watched trial in Belgium involving the only surviving suspect in the 2015 attacks in Paris has been postponed to give a newly appointed lawyer time to prepare.Read more »
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) 12/08 — The video was viewed millions of times around the world. It was blurry, frenzied and chilling: an unarmed black man ran from a white officer,
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) 12/07 — For three days, attorneys representing the federal government and a former South Carolina officer charged in an unarmed black motorist’s shooting death have presented technical testimony to a judge to consider how much time Michael Slager should spend in federal prison.
By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 12/02 — A Mexican man who was deported from the United States twenty times was sentenced Friday in Oregon to 35 years in prison after pleading guilty to sodomy,
By PAUL ELIAS and JANIE HAR, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/02 — The attacks on San Francisco and other cities with similar immigration policies began moments after a jury acquitted a Mexican man of killing a woman on a popular pier,
By DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer 12/01 – In a legal case with profound implications for LGBT rights and religion’s place in public life, the opposing sides agree on this: It’s not about the cake.
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/01 — Though the 2015 shooting death of Kate Steinle became a flashpoint in an intense national debate over immigration,
By MIKE CORDER, Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) 11/29 — Seconds after a U.N. judge confirmed his 20-year war crimes sentence on Wednesday, former Bosnian Croat military commander Slobodan Praljak shouted,
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) 11/17 — An East Coast drifter who killed seven people in Connecticut in 2003 and drove a van he called the “murder mobile”Read more »
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 11/18 — A Florida prosecutor who recently reversed a blanket policy against executions has missed the filing deadline to pursue the death penalty in a murder case.