Paul Elias, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 4:29pm
The former police officer accused of being California's notorious Golden State Killer is the prime suspect in the 1975 killing of a community college teacher, police said Thursday, raising the total number of his alleged victims to 13.
Kevin Freking, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 4:17pm
The Senate Ethics Committee admonished Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey on Thursday for repeatedly accepting gifts of significant value, failing to report them and for advancing the personal and business interests of a donor.
Ellen Knickmeyer and Michael Biesecker, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 4:13pm
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, yet another Trump administration official with his job on the line over ethical concerns, took heat from lawmakers Thursday over his profligate spending and lobbyist ties and tried to divert responsibility to underlings.
Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 4:13pm
When the FBI raided a client of Martin and Jane Raskin's law firm, the attorneys fended off the search warrant with an emergency motion that argued the records were protected by attorney-client privilege. A protective order was issued, the documents were placed in a locked room and a special master was appointed.
Jonathan Lemire and Chad Day, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 3:59pm
President Donald Trump insisted Thursday he "won't be involved" in any attempt to interfere with the investigation into Russian election meddling — unless he changes his mind — as a Senate panel moved to safeguard special counsel Robert Mueller from any attempt to fire him.
A man who fled from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital— where he was committed after being found not guilty by reason of insanity of a woman's 1979 killing — is mentally fit to stand trial for an escape charge, a panel of three examiners determined.
Alabama's capital-city newspaper has published an apology for its "shameful" coverage of mob violence against African-Americans, delivering the message on the same day that the first memorial to America's lynching victims opened a half mile away.
Terry Spencer, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 3:47pm
The sheriff whose deputies responded to the Florida high school massacre received an overwhelming vote of no-confidence Thursday from the union that represents about half his sworn personnel, with the union's president calling him "a liar" for saying the poll was a union tactic to extort raises.