The body of a 1½-year-old girl was found at a "deplorable" northern Illinois home that she and her mother shared with squatters after her mother reluctantly allowed detectives inside to search and a day after she reported her daughter missing, authorities said Thursday.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 2:44pm
Since arriving in Washington in 2009, Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz has been a political mainstay, doggedly investigating Democrats, frequently appearing on cable TV and regularly updating his legions of social media followers with photos of himself, his family and even his dog, Ruby.
Kate Brumback, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 2:25pm
Prosecutors say a prominent Atlanta attorney intentionally killed his business executive wife and tried to exert unlawful pressure on witnesses as authorities investigated the September shooting death.
Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 2:25pm
With his victim's two young sons in court for the first time, a gunman who shot and killed a Pennsylvania trooper was formally sentenced to death Thursday, one day after a jury determined he should receive a lethal injection for the ambush at a state police barracks.
University of Wisconsin students who disrupt speeches and demonstrations could be expelled and campuses would have to remain neutral on public issue under a bill Republican legislators are pushing this week.
Paul J. Weber, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 2:03pm
Minority rights groups on Thursday told federal judges that Texas needs new election maps for 2018, which would likely boost Democratic candidates, following three recent court findings that Republicans intentionally discriminated against Hispanic and black voters.
In a story April 26 about a resolution honoring Nathan Bedford Forrest, The Associated Press reported erroneously the function of a building at Middle Tennessee State University named after the Confederate general. It is an ROTC center, not a dorm.