An East Tennessee State University student who disrupted an on-campus Black Lives Matter rally while wearing a gorilla mask and carrying around a rope and bananas regrets his actions and was not trying to intimidate anyone, his attorney said.
Adam Beam, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 1:24pm
A Kentucky Republican state House candidate is refusing to apologize for several Facebook posts depicting President Obama and the first lady as monkeys, but the state GOP chairman has condemned the posts and issued his own apology for them.
New Hampshire's attorney general says a Republican former lawmaker charged with trying to lure a 14-year-old girl into a sexual encounter also smoked marijuana in the Statehouse and sold the drug to several other legislators. But the attorney general says there's insufficient evidence to charge them with drug crimes.
The attorney for one of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former aides raised questions Friday about the credibility of the prosecution's key witness during cross-examination in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial.
Jonathan Drew, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 1:03pm
A military judge has rejected arguments that Sen. John McCain improperly swayed the prosecution of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with negative comments about the soldier who walked off his post in Afghanistan.
Don Thompson, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 1:02pm
California Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday that he signed two bills that emerged amid national outrage over the six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer who sexually assaulted a woman passed out near a trash bin.
Julie Watson and Brian Melley, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 12:54pm
Ministers led dozens of people in a prayer for unity, healing and peace Friday in a San Diego suburb following days of angry and sometimes violent protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man.
Kate Brumback and Jay Reeves, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 12:02pm
A 14-year-old South Carolina boy was charged as a juvenile Friday with murder and three counts of attempted murder after authorities say he killed his father and opened fire on students at a school playground, wounding three people.