A prosecutor on Wednesday released composite images of a suspect in the unsolved slaying of a middle school aide nearly a quarter century ago, a rendering that uses genetics to predict someone's appearance.
A Kentucky judge has blocked efforts by Republican Gov. Matt Bevin to replace the board of trustees at the University of Louisville, his second defeat in an ongoing feud with one of Kentucky's most powerful political families.
DNA testing helped overturn a man's conviction for rape after he spent decades in prison, but a Tennessee parole board said that evidence isn't strong enough for the governor to formally exonerate him and make him eligible for state compensation.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | Posted Sep 28th - 12:10pm
The U.S. is sending 615 more troops to Iraq as the stage is set for an Iraqi-led battle to reclaim Mosul, the northern city that has been the Islamic State group's main stronghold for more than two years. The offensive, starting as soon as October, looms as a decisive moment for Iraq and for President Barack Obama's much-criticized strategy to defeat IS.
Sadie Gurman and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted Sep 28th - 12:03pm
Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press investigation has found.
The lead spokeswoman for North Dakota's Health Department has resigned over acknowledged "inappropriate" comments she accidentally posted on the agency's Twitter account during Monday night's presidential debate.
Julie Watson and Andrew Dalton, Associated Press | Posted Sep 28th - 11:41am
A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a "shooting stance," authorities said.
Investigators say a tipster pointed them to the man charged this week in a 13-year-old fatal bank robbery, but the suspect coincidentally came to them on his own on an unrelated matter. And authorities say they used that complaint as a way of surreptitiously collecting his DNA.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Sep 28th - 11:31am
The Senate acted decisively Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of Sept. 11 legislation, setting the stage for the contentious bill to become law despite flaws that Obama and top Pentagon officials warn could put U.S. troops and interests at risk.
Matthew Daly and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted Sep 28th - 11:21am
Republican lawmakers may question the decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for using a private email server as secretary of state, but they should not question the investigation's thoroughness, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday.