Russell Contreras, Associated Press | Posted Jun 29th - 12:11pm
Facing a growing Latino student population and pressure to increase its graduation rates, the University of New Mexico is launching an online degree program in Chicana and Chicano Studies beginning this fall just as ethnic studies programs are facing challenges in neighboring Arizona.
Michael Tarm, Associated Press | Posted Jun 29th - 12:01pm
When a federal judge concluded that a lawyer employed by the city of Chicago concealed audio evidence in a civil trial, the court issued a sharp rebuke, saying the recordings showed police lied about the events that led officers to shoot and kill a black motorist.
David Porter, Associated Press | Posted Jun 29th - 11:51am
A judge sentenced a career criminal to life in prison Wednesday for a brutal home invasion beating caught on a nanny cam after listening to the victim describe how the attack left her with physical and psychological scars.
Jeff Martin, Associated Press | Posted Jun 29th - 11:51am
The former operator of a Georgia crematory where more than 330 decaying corpses were found in 2002, stacked in outbuildings and scattered in nearby woods, was freed Wednesday after serving more than a decade in prison, authorities said.
Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jun 29th - 11:45am
During these hot summer months, it seems that even large predators need to cool off. A recent video from Washington captured the strange sight of a mountain lion going for a swim in a lake near the Canadian border.
Kantele Franko, Associated Press | Posted Jun 29th - 11:41am
A former Ohio State University drum major instructor accused of raping a female student was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual battery and apologizing to the victim in court.