Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 4:50pm
Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for claims of racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly turning up a different problem: officers' interactions with the mentally ill.
Martha Waggoner, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 4:44pm
The Honduran teenager who spent nearly seven months in federal custody under threat of deportation says it's difficult to explain what he went through while he was kept away from family and friends in North Carolina.
Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 4:40pm
A North Carolina man was wrongly convicted of killing a woman and her daughter two decades ago in part because jurors didn't know about DNA evidence that implicated another man, defense attorneys said Monday.
Jennifer Peltz and Ken Thomas, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 4:31pm
Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is done playing the good wife to Anthony Weiner, announcing Monday she is leaving the serially sexting ex-congressman after he was accused of sending raunchy photos and messages to yet another woman.
Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 4:21pm
Republican leaders in Maine are trying to figure out a fitting punishment for racially charged comments and a threatening voicemail made by Gov. Paul LePage, who has repeatedly avoided punishment for impolitic remarks. Meanwhile, a top state Democrat repeated a call for the Republican governor to resign.
A legal ruling that would send 28 detained immigrant mothers and their children back to Latin America despite their claims they would be persecuted upon return was upheld on Monday by a federal appeals court.
Steve Karnowski, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 4:11pm
A Michigan firefighter charged in a crash that killed two fellow firefighters and injured seven others told investigators he hadn't slept more than 45 minutes in more than 24 hours and had used marijuana hours before the crash, Minnesota prosecutors said in charges filed Monday.
Brady McCombs, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 4:01pm
Federal authorities hope a $50,000 reward announced Monday, coupled with a falling out between polygamist fugitive Lyle Jeffs and his brother — imprisoned sect leader Warren Jeffs — will lead someone to reveal his whereabouts.
Brian Melley and Christopher Weber, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 3:51pm
In the moments before reports of gunshots created a panic at the Los Angeles airport, police with weapons drawn had confronted a masked man outside a terminal who was carrying a plastic sword and dressed like Zorro.