Matthew Brown, Associated Press | PostedMar 25th - 2:11pm
Investigators solved a double slaying that occurred more than 45 years ago after using a genealogy database to match DNA from the crime scene with the genetic profile of the now-deceased suspect, a Montana sheriff said Monday.
People angry about sweeping changes made to a voter-approved law legalizing medical marijuana are calling on the state's highest court to rein in the legislature's power to amend measures passed at the ballot box.
Environmental groups and women from Alaska and Louisiana say the Environmental Protection Agency has dragged its heels on issuing rules for oil spill dispersants, and they're ready to sue to demand them.
State officials in Pennsylvania have ordered the "emergency removal" of all children remaining in the oldest reform school in the country in the wake of a newspaper investigation detailing decades of alleged abuse and cover-ups.
Brian Melley and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | PostedMar 25th - 12:44pm
Michael Avenatti, the attorney best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was arrested Monday on charges that he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike and embezzled a client's money to pay his own expenses.
A young Chicago off-duty police officer was gunned down in a parked car by a man who was looking for a Hispanic person to attack after a confrontation at a fast-food restaurant, the city's police chief said Monday.
John Seewer, Associated Press | PostedMar 25th - 11:56am
A minister who promised a woman he'd take care of her daughter began having sex with the teenager daily and later encouraged two other pastors to have sex with her as well, federal prosecutors said Monday.
Police fatally shot an armed man in the parking lot of a North Carolina fast-food restaurant after he ignored repeated requests to drop his weapon, the police chief said Monday, though protesters at the scene questioned whether police rushed into using fatal force.