Andrew Demillo and Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 2:13pm
Arkansas' aggressive effort to execute condemned inmates is set to conclude Thursday after the state Supreme Court refused to stay the execution of a man who killed a former deputy prison warden following an escape.
Margaret Stafford, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 2:02pm
The mother of a missing central Missouri man will be asked to provide DNA to allow authorities to determine if a body found in a crate encased in concrete in a dumpster is that of her son, who lived in a home for the developmentally disabled before he disappeared.
Lisa Rathke, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 1:50pm
Fearing a return to violent protests that roiled campuses in the 1970s, colleges and universities are re-examining how to protect free speech while keeping students and employees safe in a time of political polarization.
An Arkansas judge who blocked the state's executions the same day he participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration is asking two state panels to investigate the attorney general's office and the state Supreme Court for his removal from considering any capital punishment cases.
Ann Coulter said in an email Wednesday that her speaking event planned for this week at the University of California, Berkeley is "canceled" but implied she might still travel to the city or campus anyway.
A man with mental health problems kidnapped a neighbor and kept her trapped in a small grave-like pit in his backyard shed, where her cries for help alerted other people living nearby and led to her rescue, police said.