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.
Colleen Slevin, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 9:30am
When Jerry Burton's sleeping bag and tent were removed by city workers from his campsite near a rapidly developing area close to downtown Denver, he was able to start over again with backup gear he keeps hidden for emergencies — whether his or someone else's. Now he's one of nine homeless people suing in federal court to try to stop the city's sweeps of homeless encampments and, as he sees it, restore the dignity and respect of people who can't find a home of their own in a growing city.
In a story Oct. 25 about a new national wildlife refuge, The Associated Press incorrectly described the species that stand to be protected. Federal wildlife officials say 136 species of butterflies, moths, birds, reptiles, mammals, amphibians and beetles would benefit from the establishment of the Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge, not 2,100 types of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and fish.
An official says the family of a then-7-year-old student who was suspended from school for shaping his breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun has reached a monetary settlement with the school department.
A former sheriff's deputy in central Idaho accused of stealing from a police program intended to create positive relationships with local youths has been charged with six counts of felony misuse of public funds by a public employee.