Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 3:01pm
A federal judge in Louisiana was pulled off a criminal case following a series of mistakes in routine trial procedures and after she apparently delegated some of her judicial duties to a prosecutor, according to court documents reviewed by The Associated Press.
As the dust clears on the 2016 election, Utah Republicans are already turning their focus to 2018 and whether longtime U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch will stick to his word that he wouldn't run for re-election.
An Alabama inmate is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stay his upcoming execution to consider whether a judge should have been able to give him a death sentence when the jury recommended life imprisonment.
Seanna Adcox, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 2:01pm
People complained to South Carolina's licensing agency about Todd Kohlhepp's threats, grim statements and obscene Facebook posts years before authorities found a woman chained on his property and charged him in seven killings, redacted documents show.
James MacPherson, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 1:53pm
So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have swirled around their large encampment on the North Dakota grasslands.