David Warren, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 3:12pm
A man in the country illegally who authorities say was responsible for a string of crimes that left two dead in the Dallas area obtained a U.S. passport under a stolen identity, which allowed him to freely travel across the Texas-Mexico border, according to federal court records.
Kate Brumback and Jay Reeves, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 3:11pm
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.
The fatal shooting by police of Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man, has brought attention to El Cajon, a diverse suburb of San Diego that has seen a surge of refugees, many from Iraq and more recently from Syria.
Don Thompson, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 2:51pm
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed two sexual assault laws in response to national outrage over the six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer for sexually assaulting a woman passed out near a trash bin.
A former state 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 there wasn't enough evidence to charge them with drug crimes, the attorney general said Friday.
The Defense Department does not have to disclose the names of foreign students who attend a U.S. Army school whose predecessor trained South American military officials linked to massacres and other crimes, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.