In a story Dec. 4 about the Gatlinburg area wildfires, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the 14th fatality involved a multi-car crash. Authorities have corrected that the fatality involved a single-car crash.
A fake news story prompted a man to fire a rifle inside a popular Washington, D.C., pizza place as he attempted to "self-investigate" a conspiracy theory that Hillary Clinton was running a child sex ring from there, police said.
A Utah man shot and killed an ex-girlfriend who had a restraining order against him then died after police found him and fired their weapons, authorities said. It was unclear if he was killed by the officers or took his own life.
Kate Brumback, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 10:30am
The execution of a Georgia death row inmate convicted of killing his father-in-law following a custody fight over his young son should be halted because a juror lied about her own custody battle and messy divorces — and then persuaded fellow jurors to vote for a death sentence, his attorneys argue.
Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 10:22am
A federal judge agreed Monday to let a white man accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners rehire his attorneys until a verdict is reached, but to remain his own lawyer if he is found guilty and the trial moves into a penalty phase.