Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted Oct 7th - 11:11am
Drug criminals once described by prosecutors as unrepentant repeat offenders are among those poised to benefit from new sentencing guidelines that are shrinking punishments for thousands of federal prisoners, according to an Associated Press review of court records.
The attorney for two Los Angeles police officers who fatally shot a man after he shattered their patrol car's rear window with a beer bottle says the lawmen thought they were under attack because of an online video that turned out to be a publicity stunt.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | Posted Oct 7th - 10:32am
Eastern Kentucky University canceled classes for the rest of the week because of an escalating threat after the discovery of graffiti that threatened to "kill all" this week, campus officials said Wednesday.
The Milton, Vermont, school board has voted to appoint a retired Massachusetts school administrator to serve as temporary interim superintendent as it determines how to deal with a report critical of the district's handling of hazing rituals by a high school football team.