Michael Tarm, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 4:31pm
A high-profile Chicago lawyer was acquitted Monday of coaching clients and witnesses to lie, with the federal judge who oversaw the rare trial saying some practices that prosecutors questioned were, in fact, the mark of good legal work.
Brock Vergakis, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 4:21pm
The scene inside a Virginia high school auditorium sounded more like a celebration of life Monday than a visitation after a death as the family of a cameraman who was slain on live TV greeted well over 1,000 mourners at a hometown reception.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 4:21pm
President Barack Obama brought the power of the presidential pulpit to Alaska on Monday, aiming to thrust climate change to the forefront of the global agenda with a historic visit that will put the state's liquefying glaciers and sinking villages on graphic display.
John Raby, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 4:01pm
The latest on Salem High School opening its doors to the community to commemorate the life of alumnus Adam Ward, the 27-year-old cameraman for a Roanoke television station who was slain on live TV last week (all times local):
A South Carolina mother who drove her three children into the Daytona Beach surf last year is being moved from a state psychiatric center to a South Florida medical center as part of a conditional release.
Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 4:12pm
An Arizona woman told investigators that she drowned her 2-year-old twin sons and tried to kill her 3-year-old stepbrother in the same way because she didn't want them to live with the difficulties she faces.
Rik Stevens, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 4:11pm
A graduate of an elite prep school who was convicted of having sexual contact with a 15-year-old classmate as part of a game of sexual conquest will be required to register as a sex offender for life, a punishment his lawyer likens to being branded and legal experts and reform advocates say exceeds the crime.
Two northwestern Indiana counties that have long faced drug abuse troubles aren't dealing with the spread of diseases among intravenous drug users that's prompted the start of needle-exchange programs elsewhere in the state.
The president of the University of New Orleans has announced that he will retire in January — four years after he took the helm amid lower post-Hurricane Katrina enrollment, turmoil over budget cuts and leadership changes.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 3:50pm
Seeking inroads in the fight against sexual violence, the University of Kentucky released a campus-wide survey Monday showing nearly 5 percent of its students indicated they were sexually assaulted in the past year and that many were reluctant to report attacks to campus authorities.
Authorities investigating a string of vandalism at a half dozen churches in northern Nevada over the past five months say there were two more attacks at Lake Tahoe over the weekend, and the vandals are becoming more destructive.