Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 11:31am
A defense attorney for one of seven people on trial in Oregon for charges related to the armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge asked a judge early Wednesday asking the judge to dismiss a juror over allegations of bias — or to declare a mistrial.
Joe Mandak, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 11:22am
A former judge's regret could lead to the early release of a drug kingpin whose case became well-known because of its connection to an organ transplant that saved Pennsylvania's ailing governor in 1993.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 11:21am
The commander of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group says there's an urgent need to encircle the extremists' stronghold in the Syrian city of Raqqa because of intelligence warnings that attacks on Western targets are being plotted there.
A young man formally charged last week in the fatal shooting of a teenage worker at a sandwich shop outside Cleveland has pleaded guilty to aggravated murder and 14 other counts in an indictment handed up less than a week ago.
Lawyers for the city of Layton say they may appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court after Utah's Supreme Court ruled that local police conducted an unconstitutional search of a home before arresting a suspect in a hit-and-run, DUI crash in 2013.
Sean Murphy, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 10:21am
An Oklahoma man who has been on the run since Sunday, wanted in a string of killings, shootings and carjackings, likely intends to attack several people linked to a sexual assault case against him, authorities said Wednesday.
Advocates for the homeless and the Ohio Democratic Party filed a longshot appeal with the Supreme Court on Wednesday, asking the justices to block election rules that could disqualify thousands of absentee and provisional ballots because of minor mistakes or omissions.
David Porter, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 10:00am
The defense rested Wednesday in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case, with a former aide to Gov. Chris Christie implying that others who have testified in the trial may have suffered from selective amnesia because of their connections to the two-term Republican governor.