A sheriff's deputy shot dead in rural northern California was killed by a man listed in state records as a registered sex offender shortly after the deputy arrived at a home to investigate a domestic disturbance, authorities said Thursday.
Online chat service records presented in court show that a man charged with killing his 22-month-old son sent someone a message saying the toddler was "awesome" while the boy sat dying inside a hot SUV.
A New York official on the bistate agency that runs the George Washington Bridge on Thursday called the government's key witness in a politically motivated lane closing case a "dangerous character" at the agency.
A former elected Ohio city auditor found guilty of sending an ex-employer an envelope containing powder that appeared threatening but turned out to be harmless has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison.
Terry Spencer, Associated Press | Posted Oct 20th - 3:51pm
A man who won a $23 million lawsuit against a Florida sheriff's office this year after being shot by a deputy and paralyzed has been arrested on charges that he sold heroin, marijuana and cocaine near a preschool.
Todd Richmond, Associated Press | Posted Oct 20th - 3:31pm
A Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot a black man in August, sparking several nights of unrest, has been charged with sexually assaulting a man the night after the shooting, after they watched coverage of the riots on television at a bar, authorities said Thursday.