Paul Elias, Associated Press | Posted Oct 20th - 6:21pm
The Oakland Police Department, already reeling from a large-scale sex scandal involving several of its officers, announced Thursday that another officer was arrested and charged with soliciting prostitution and obstruction of justice charges in an unrelated case.
Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | Posted Oct 20th - 6:12pm
An injured firefighter who's being hailed as a hero for helping to evacuate a building before a powerful gas explosion in a Portland shopping district said Thursday he was tossed up to 20 feet by the blast.
A sheriff's deputy shot dead in rural northern California was killed by a man listed in state records as a registered sex offender shortly after the deputy arrived at a home to investigate a domestic disturbance, authorities said Thursday.
Online chat service records presented in court show that a man charged with killing his 22-month-old son sent someone a message saying the toddler was "awesome" while the boy sat dying inside a hot SUV.
A New York official on the bistate agency that runs the George Washington Bridge on Thursday called the government's key witness in a politically motivated lane closing case a "dangerous character" at the agency.
A former elected Ohio city auditor found guilty of sending an ex-employer an envelope containing powder that appeared threatening but turned out to be harmless has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison.
Terry Spencer, Associated Press | Posted Oct 20th - 3:51pm
A man who won a $23 million lawsuit against a Florida sheriff's office this year after being shot by a deputy and paralyzed has been arrested on charges that he sold heroin, marijuana and cocaine near a preschool.
Todd Richmond, Associated Press | Posted Oct 20th - 3:31pm
A Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot a black man in August, sparking several nights of unrest, has been charged with sexually assaulting a man the night after the shooting, after they watched coverage of the riots on television at a bar, authorities said Thursday.