CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) 10/18 — A former Arkansas judge accused of giving lighter sentences to defendants in exchange for nude photos and sexual acts tried to bribe witnesses and had an accomplice threaten to make one of them “disappear,”
ELLEN KNICKMEYER, Associated Press VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) 10/18 — A man wearing body armor pointed an assault rifle at two police officers in a California Starbucks,
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) 10/15 — Law enforcement sought Saturday to reassure immigrants in a diverse western Kansas community of their safety after three men were accused of plotting to target Somali immigrants there.
By: Jaweed Kaleem LA Times 10/17 – The head of the nation’s largest police organization formally apologized on Monday for “historical mistreatment” of racial minorities by police and called on officers to work with minority groups to improve trust.
Chicago Sun-Times 10/17 – Nine men were killed and at least 39 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning.
MAURICIO SAVARESE, Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) 10/17 — At least 18 inmates died in two separate Brazilian penitentiaries during clashes between rival gangs,
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) 10/17 — Authorities say New Jersey police shot and wounded a man who called in false reports about a gunman and then used a television remote to mimic a deadly weapon as he walked toward them.
MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 10/17 — The FBI is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by survivors of the Charleston church shooting who say federal negligence enabled Dylann Roof to buy the .45-caliber handgun he used.
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) 10/17 — A Florida man who fired at George Zimmerman’s vehicle during a road-rage confrontation has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) 10/17 — Authorities are investigating after a local Republican Party office in North Carolina was set on fire in what a state GOP official called an act of “political terrorism.”
SAN DIEGO (AP) 10/17 — A member of the U.S. Navy is facing DUI and vehicular manslaughter charges after the pickup truck he was driving plunged off a San Diego bridge,
JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 10/17 — The 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz helped catalyze a national missing-children’s movement. Six-year-old Etan was one of the first children whose disappearance was publicized in what became a high-profile way: on milk cartons.
ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 10/16 — For the first time since Rolling Stone magazine’s shocking story about a brutal gang rape at the University of Virginia hit shelves two years ago,
(AP) ANN SANNER and PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press, 10/16 – Reeling from a surge in heroin overdoses, authorities in the Cincinnati area made an offer: Hand in potentially deadly drugs and you won’t be charged.
LOS ANGELES (AP) 10/15 — An early morning argument at a Los Angeles restaurant operating out of a converted home apparently triggered gunfire that left three people dead and 12 wounded,
LA Times By: Richard Winton, Matt Stevens, Deborah Netburn, Ruben Vives and Brittny Mejia: 10/15 A gun battle at a restaurant in the West Adams district left three people dead and 12 others wounded early Saturday,
MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) 10/14 — A prosecutor has opposed house arrest for a former state attorney general convicted in a perjury and obstruction case and signaled he will seek a two-year prison sentence for her.
JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 10/14 — A former federal agent was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday for tipping off a defense contractor who was under investigation for overbilling the Navy by at least $35 million.
TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) 10/14 — Two Milwaukee men were charged in federal court Friday with trying to join the Islamic State group by traveling through Mexico to Syria.
DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 10/15 — A judge on Friday dismissed a wrongful-death lawsuit by Newtown families against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre,