Ivan Moreno, Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 6:01pm
A settlement in the workplace retaliation lawsuit against Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is final and the plaintiffs can't back out even if no paperwork was signed, the Illinois Attorney General's office said Thursday.
After he was arrested in the 1977 shooting death of a former immigration official in Florida, William Claybourne Taylor posted bond and disappeared. It would be 36 years before federal agents caught up with him again.
John Seewer, Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 5:41pm
Investigators found a hidden room outfitted with restraints inside a barn belonging to a man accused of abducting and killing an Ohio college student, and they were looking into whether it was used to hold other victims, according to search warrants released Thursday.
Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 5:31pm
The gunman's bullets that killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge also targeted the country and "touched the soul of an entire nation," Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday at a memorial service for the fallen officers.
Andrew Demillo, Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 5:21pm
The group behind one of two efforts to legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas won additional time to circulate petitions Thursday after falling short of the required signatures to put its proposal on the November ballot.
Hundreds of people who oppose the proposed Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah showed up at a Senate field hearing to voice their displeasure for the plan that Gov. Gary Herbert called a "political tomahawk."
Terry Spencer, Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 5:01pm
An unarmed black therapist who was shot in the leg by police last week while protecting his severely autistic client said he had a joyful reunion Thursday with the man, who remains hospitalized because of emotional trauma.
The transgender soldier imprisoned in Kansas for sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks now faces possible punishment for offenses stemming from a suicide attempt, a civil rights group said Thursday.
Police searched Thursday for the driver of a car that plowed into the front of a Los Angeles house where a group of mostly elderly people were holding a Bible study and prayer meeting, leaving one person dead and eight injured.