Michael Tarm, Associated Press | Posted Oct 13th - 10:52am
The former head of Chicago Public Schools pleaded guilty Tuesday to a fraud charge in an alleged scheme to steer $23 million in no-bid contracts to education firms for $2.3 million in bribes and kickbacks.
Dirk Lammers, Associated Press | Posted Oct 13th - 10:42am
A South Dakota student accused of sexual assault is suing the school that suspended him, a case that highlights the differences in how university and criminal investigations of such reports are carried out.
In a story Oct. 10 about a lawsuit filed against a Wisconsin gun shop, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Julius Burton pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree intentional homicide. Burton pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree intentional homicide.
Matthew Barakat, Associated Press | Posted Oct 13th - 10:30am
An ex-girlfriend of the man accused of killing three Alexandria residents over the course of a decade testified Tuesday that he harbored a grudge against the court system for losing custody of his child.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted Oct 13th - 10:00am
The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday sued two former Air Force psychologists who designed a CIA program that used harsh interrogation techniques to elicit intelligence from suspected terrorists, saying the pair endorsed and taught torture tactics under the guise of science.
A team of Pentagon officials began scouting sites in Colorado on Tuesday as potential alternatives to hold prisoners from Guantanamo Bay as part of the long-stalled effort to close the controversial detention center on the U.S. base in Cuba.