Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 1:11pm
Two Los Angeles police officers acted in self-defense when they fatally shot a 25-year-old black man during a struggle over an officer's gun and will not face criminal charges for the 2014 shooting that led to protests, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Two former aides to Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are asking a judge to postpone their sentencing next month following their convictions in a plot to cause traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge.
Juliet Williams, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 12:52pm
Gov. Jerry Brown delivered an aggressive defense on Tuesday of California's liberal policies on immigration, health care and climate change during his State of the State address, vowing to fight the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress if they threaten to roll back state policies.
David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 12:32pm
Flint's water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit, a key finding that Michigan state environmental officials said Tuesday is good news for a city whose 100,000 residents have been grappling with the man-made water crisis.
Protesters have twice blocked Interstate 95 in Richmond, Virginia, but on the night President Donald Trump was inaugurated, police managed to keep them off the highway. A police affidavit suggests how they did it.
Seanna Adcox, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 12:21pm
A South Carolina state lawmaker accused of beating his wife bloody resigned on Tuesday rather than be expelled from the Statehouse. Rep. Chris Corley still faces a felony aggravated domestic violence charge that could put him in prison for up to 20 years.