A southern Illinois judge who went to Chicago for a temporary assignment and ended up helping convict dozens of judges, attorneys and police officers in one of city's most famous corruption cases has died.
Colleen Long, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 3:33pm
Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.
Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Matthew Lee, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 3:29pm
President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un Thursday, blaming "tremendous anger and open hostility" by Pyongyang and abandoning for now a meeting that held the promise of a historic peace deal but also the risk of diplomatic meltdown.
Matthew Barakat, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 3:28pm
A judge on Thursday appointed two brain experts to evaluate a man facing the death penalty in the slaying of a teenage Muslim girl last year, despite the objections of a prosecutor who derided the requests as "neuro-witchcraft."
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, a former member of the National Rifle Association, said Thursday he is open to changing the state's gun laws as part of a broader strategy intended to prevent violence at schools.
Darlene Superville, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 3:11pm
President Donald Trump on Thursday inducted a new member into "the world's most exclusive club of heroes" by awarding a Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who led a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002.
Summer Ballentine, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 2:54pm
There are close to 4,900 untested rape kits in Missouri, and that number likely is low because some agencies couldn't say exactly how many kits they have, according to a review by the state attorney general's office.
Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 2:49pm
Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Thursday huddled in classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted by partisan allegations that the bureau spied on the Trump campaign.
San Francisco prosecutors said Thursday that they will not charge officers in two shooting deaths, including the killing of a black man that led to citywide protests three years ago and federally recommended police reforms.
David A. Lieb, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 2:19pm
Allegations of sexual misconduct and campaign finance violations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens have been shared with federal authorities by a private attorney and a key lawmaker, according to testimony Thursday during a legislative hearing.