A masked man attempting to rob a Kentucky chicken joint at gun point wound up fleeing the restaurant empty-handed when two married police officers on a date night chased him from the scene, authorities said.
Mark Kennedy, Associated Press | PostedFeb 18th - 6:44pm
Zoe Caldwell, a four-time Tony Award winner who brought humanity to larger-than-life characters, whether it be the dotty schoolteacher Miss Jean Brodie, an aging opera star Maria Callas or the betrayed, murderous Medea, has died. She was 86.
A witness testified Tuesday that a Mississippi man on trial in the 2017 shooting deaths of eight people showed up at her house the night of the killings and that he was carrying two rifles and told her that he had killed a sheriff's deputy.
Christopher Weber, Associated Press | PostedFeb 18th - 6:11pm
Los Angeles city and county officials on Tuesday announced a new strategy to speed the process of getting homeless people into permanent housing that is modeled on the federal government’s response to natural disasters.
U.S. authorities have arrested a Mexican citizen they say was hired by a Russian government official to locate the vehicle of a U.S. government source in the Miami area and inform the Russian of its location.
A 40-year-old Texas woman was among nearly a dozen people granted clemency Tuesday by President Donald Trump after her case was championed by a woman who herself got clemency at the urging of reality TV star Kim Kardashian West.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement subpoenaed a sheriff's office in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday for information about two Mexican citizens wanted for deportation, a move that is part of a broader escalation of the conflict between federal officials and local government agencies over so-called sanctuary policies.
Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press | PostedFeb 18th - 4:43pm
Lawyers for a woman who has accused President Donald Trump of raping her in the 1990s told a court Tuesday he's trying “to stop the truth from ever coming out” by attempting to delay her defamation lawsuit and her effort to get his DNA.
Grant Schulte, Associated Press | PostedFeb 18th - 4:25pm
Nebraska's pardons board refused Tuesday to pardon the murder conviction of the ex-girlfriend of Charles Starkweather, the infamous killer who went on a rampage in the 1950s that was later immortalized in movies, books and two hit songs.
Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press | PostedFeb 18th - 4:11pm
A look at the charges against Harvey Weinstein, 67, and the punishment the once-revered Hollywood titan could face if convicted. A jury of seven men and five women started deliberating Tuesday in the closely watched #MeToo trial. To convict or acquit Weinstein on any charge, their verdict must be unanimous.