Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 6:50pm
Staff error resulted in 152 federal inmates being freed after their correct release dates between 2009 and 2014, including three who spent more than an extra year behind bars, according to a report released Tuesday by the Justice Department watchdog.
The deaths of two Kansas City, Missouri, firefighters during a wall collapse last year was partly due to the department's culture of aggressive fire suppression, the department concluded in an internal report released Tuesday.
Secret recordings between Drew Peterson and an inmate he's accused of trying to enlist to help kill a prosecutor show that the former suburban Chicago police officer discussed selling drugs in Mexico if he gets out of prison.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 6:00pm
Ten-year-old Tyson Stegall stared intently at the chess board as his opponent, grandmaster Alejandro Ramirez, pondered a move. The fourth-grader gave a little grimace, then a smile, when Ramirez finished him off with a checkmate.
Gary Fineout, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 5:50pm
A Florida judge on Tuesday tossed aside a major lawsuit that contended the state is shortchanging its public school students, arguing that the groups and parents who have brought the challenge failed to show evidence of a crisis that required the courts to step in.
Ken Kusmer, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 5:50pm
Indiana University intends to sue to try and block a new state law mandating that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated after a federal judge blocked its bid to join an existing lawsuit, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.