By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 05/05 — The arrest of a Florida sheriff’s deputy for not confronting the gunman in the Parkland school massacre represents a highly unusual use of the law — and a legally dubious one,
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 05/20 — The Latest on the trial of man charged in a 2017 Tennessee church shooting (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A prosecutor says a black man charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church aimed to kill at least 10 white churchgoers and cited a 2015 massacre at a black church in South Carolina.Read more »
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) 05/13 — Prosecutors cannot use secretly recorded video allegedly showing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in massage parlor sex,
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/14 — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was “lawful and appropriate,”
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 05/02 — An air conditioning repairman charged with murdering a Chicago-area teenager and two California women,
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 04/29 — Prosecutors in Massachusetts sued Monday to block federal authorities from making arrests at courthouses of people suspected of being in the country illegally,
By ASHRAF KHALIL and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/26 — In a quivering voice, Maria Butina begged for leniency Friday as she awaited sentencing on charges of being a secret agent for Russia.
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 04/25 — A Massachusetts judge was indicted Thursday on charges that she helped a man who was living in the U.S.
By ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/11 — Former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig was indicted Thursday on charges of making false statements and concealing information in a federal foreign lobbying investigation that intersected with the Russia probe.
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press, CHICAGO (AP) 04/02 — Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx was elected in 2016 mainly because of anger that the prosecutor she ousted had waited a year to charge a Chicago police officer in the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
By GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 03/28 — Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBDs,
By AMANDA SEITZ and HERBERT G. McCANN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 03/29 — City officials have ordered Jussie Smollett to pay $130,000 to cover the cost of the investigation into his report of a street attack that Chicago police say was staged to promote his career.
By MICHAEL TARM and AMANDA SEITZ, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 03/27 — Prosecutors still insist Jussie Smollett faked a racist, anti-gay attack on himself in the hopes that the attention would advance his acting career.
By AMANDA SEITZ and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 03/26 — Infuriating Chicago’s mayor and police chief, prosecutors abruptly dropped all charges against Jussie Smollett on Tuesday after the “Empire”
By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 02/21 — An Islamic State follower asked a Phoenix-area sheriff’s sergeant during a violent encounter six weeks ago to shoot him after he threw rocks at the officer and walked toward him with a knife in hand,
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 02/20 — Prosecutors will review more than 1,400 criminal cases that involved a Houston officer who the police chief has accused of lying in an affidavit justifying a drug raid on a home in which officers shot and killed two residents,
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) 01/26 — The man who bought two rifles that terrorists used to kill 14 people in a 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino wants to withdraw his guilty plea.Read more »
By KEN RITTER and SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) 01/25 — A 19-year-old from El Salvador admitted killing a married couple in Nevada and used a handgun that he said he stole earlier from their Reno home to do it,
By TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 01/18 — A grand jury in Tennessee indicted a white police officer on a charge of first-degree murder for killing an armed black man who ran when he saw police,
By DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/18 — The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison,