Sadie Gurman, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 10:32am
A zealous prosecutor who played a key role in writing the Justice Department's new policy encouraging harsher punishments for criminals is now turning his attention to hate crimes, marijuana and the ways law enforcement seizes suspects' cash and property.
Kevin McGill and Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 10:22am
Head in hands, his voice strained, Vincent Mitchell sat outside his little yellow home and tried to make sense of how a family dispute led to a rampage that killed eight people, including the deputy who tried to keep them safe.
A first-ever prom for gay, lesbian and transgender students has been held in Logan to provide an event for students who might not have felt comfortable attending traditional proms at their high schools.
Meredith Hoffman, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 9:52am
Abril Gallardo rode 15 hours in a van to urge fellow Hispanics living in the Texas capital of Austin to fight back against a new state law targeting "sanctuary cities," an immigration crackdown reminiscent of one her home state of Arizona enacted a few years ago.
Amy Forliti, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 9:52am
The graphic video showing Philando Castile's final moments after he was shot by a Minnesota police officer made headlines nearly a year ago and led to calls for changes in policing. But another video could emerge as key evidence in the case against St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez, who goes on trial for manslaughter this week.
A Cincinnati pastor, who served as a voice for the family of a black man killed by a police officer, won praise last year from a high-ranking police official for helping the community navigate the turmoil of the officer's mistrial. He is expected to reprise his role during the officer's retrial.
Martha Irvine, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 8:14am
She begins each time by sharpening her tools, with the sound of metal on metal echoing through the sunlit old house she calls both home and workshop. Making a violin is a methodical art. For Sonja St. John, that structure is a necessity — and the routine, in many ways, a saving grace.
Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 7:50am
Lawyers for North Carolina's new Democratic governor say a new law could increase confusion in future elections, leave unethical politicians unpunished and allow campaign finance tricks to continue unabated.