Jeff Amy, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 5:33pm
Christopher Epps once called himself the "tallest hog at the trough," but he was cut down to size Wednesday when a judge sentenced Mississippi's former corrections commissioner to nearly 20 years in prison for crimes connected to more than $1.4 million in bribes.
Don Thompson, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 5:26pm
Eight California prison guards and seven inmates were taken to hospitals after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control Wednesday and required live ammunition to stop, corrections officials said.
A California judge has issued an arrest warrant for the founder of Bikram yoga, who's been ordered to hand over proceeds from his global fitness business to satisfy a $6.8 million judgment won by a former legal adviser.
Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 5:04pm
The health care bill that Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront many others who have costly medical conditions with coverage that could prove unaffordable, Congress' official budget analysts said Wednesday.
Deb Riechmann and Chad Day, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 5:03pm
Subpoenas for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn piled up Wednesday as the House intelligence committee pressured Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Matthew Pennington, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 4:51pm
President Donald Trump praised the Philippines' president for an "unbelievable job" in a fight against illegal drugs that has left thousands dead and drawn condemnation from American lawmakers, according to a leaked transcript of their telephone conversation last month.
Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 4:41pm
An Oklahoma man crashed a stolen utility truck through the gates of Tulsa International Airport early Wednesday, triggering a chase across a runway that ended when the truck plowed through a fence and onto a highway, causing a fatal accident, according to investigators.
Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 4:17pm
A Western snowy plover chick that hatched on an Oregon beach this spring is the first of its species to emerge successfully in that area in more than 50 years and provides hope that a management plan for the federally threatened species is working, wildlife officials said Wednesday.
Brian Witte, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 4:07pm
A Maryland defense lawyer and a man acting as his interpreter have been charged with trying to intimidate a rape victim, by raising the possibility of deportation if she testified against their client.