The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and the online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes on Monday (all times local):
Margaret Stafford, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 7:10pm
A Kansas bail bondsman was charged Monday with assaulting his wife and abusing his missing son, and a prosecutor said the case "escalated into a much larger investigation" when police found unidentified human remains in a barn on the man's property.
Sadie Gurman, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 6:40pm
The man accused in the shooting rampage at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic made his first court appearance Monday and learned that he will face first-degree murder charges in the deaths of three people killed in the standoff with police.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 6:11pm
Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was convicted Monday in a $5 million corruption case that took down one of New York's most powerful politicians and stunned a capital that had become accustomed to scandal.
Michael Graczyk, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 5:50pm
A team of special prosecutors has nearly completed its investigation of the arrest and subsequent death of a black woman in a Texas jail, and it plans to finish presenting its evidence to a grand jury by the end of December, one of the prosecutors said Monday.
Astrid Galvan, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 5:41pm
The Arizona Department of Education released scores for the state's new standardized test Monday, showing what many already expected: a very low percentage of students passed English and math subjects.
Randall Chase, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 5:40pm
A white Delaware police officer charged with kicking a black suspect in the head during an arrest two years ago rejected a plea deal on a lesser charge, lawyers said Monday as a jury was seated in his felony assault trial.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 5:30pm
A Republican congressional leader on Monday defended a House investigation of Planned Parenthood's provision of fetal tissue to researchers, offering no suggestion that last week's shooting deaths at one of the group's clinics will cause the GOP to retreat from that probe.