Ken Ritter, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 5:31pm
A Nevada judge made it clear Thursday that he was angry to have to postpone a closely watched murder and conspiracy trial for two co-defendants charged with killing a Las Vegas mom in a shootout in a neighborhood cul-de-sac.
Michael Tarm and Sophia Tareen, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 5:21pm
The former CEO of Chicago Public Schools plans to plead guilty to corruption charges announced Thursday that allege she helped steer more than $23 million worth of no-bid contracts to education companies in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks.
Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 5:21pm
Police officers in the California desert city of El Centro repeatedly ignored signs of medical distress in a man they suspected of being a drug dealer, even telling a 911 dispatcher to ignore calls from his family for help, according to a video released Thursday on a judge's order.
Juliet Williams, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 5:10pm
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Thursday requiring California to phase out the use of microscopic exfoliating beads in personal care products sold in the state starting in 2020 to protect fish and wildlife.
Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken, CNN | Posted Oct 8th - 4:47pm
Stanley Cooper had guarded the Las Vegas federal courthouse for nearly two decades when a gunman stormed into the building and fatally shot him. But when his family applied for the benefits the federal government promises to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, they were denied.
Jeff Karoub and David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 4:32pm
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday called for Flint to switch back to Detroit's water system to address a public health emergency over lead and grapple with broader concerns about the effects of the aging pipes distributing the city's water supply.
Dan Sewell, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 4:32pm
An Ohio man lied about having cancer while coercing teen girls in five states into exposing themselves to him online, including one whom he persuaded to mutilate herself and act as his "slave," the FBI said.