Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 11:17am
A gunman condemned to die for a 2014 sniper attack that killed a Pennsylvania trooper and injured a second arrived at the courthouse Thursday for his formal sentencing, one of his last stops before heading to the state's crowded death row.
Eight more people have been extradited from Jamaica to face charges in the U.S. in what authorities say is a multimillion-dollar lottery scam that victimized dozens of Americans. Some questions and answers about the case that began nearly six years ago with a phone call to an elderly widow in a small North Dakota town:
Scott Sonner, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 11:14am
The star witness who helped convict the triggerman who killed a high-ranking Hells Angels' boss at a Nevada casino in 2011 says he was lying when he testified that the shooting was an assassination plot orchestrated by a rival motorcycle gang, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
Grant Schulte, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 11:04am
A judge on Thursday overturned a decision that had barred four Nebraska stores from selling beer next to an officially dry American Indian reservation in South Dakota that struggles with alcohol-related problems.
Mike Schneider, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 11:00am
Florida's governor says a prosecutor is wrong in arguing he violated the state constitution when he took away almost two dozen cases from her office after she announced she'd no longer seek the death penalty.
Cara Lombardo, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 10:52am
A top psychologist at Wisconsin's troubled youth prison was fired for allegedly ignoring the requests of dozens of inmates who asked for help, according to his termination letter from the Department of Corrections. He appealed the firing and the two sides agreed last week to characterize his departure as a resignation.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 10:35am
The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific said Thursday that the crisis with North Korea is at the worst point he's ever seen, but he declined to compare the situation to the Cuban missile crisis decades ago.