The University of Mississippi has apologized to dozens of African Americans who were arrested in 1970 for protesting racial inequality on the mostly white campus where Confederate images were a deeply ingrained part of campus culture.
A Philadelphia nonprofit group detailed plans Wednesday to open next week what would be the nation's first medically supervised injection site to combat overdose deaths, despite outrage from neighbors and opposition from the local federal prosecutor.
Federal authorities had requested that a convicted felon recently charged in two recent Detroit-area slayings and suspected in at least four others stay out of custody despite several arrests and probation violations over the past few years.
Authorities in Florida have arrested a woman accused of zipping her boyfriend into a suitcase, recording his repeated cries for help and leaving him locked inside until he died, according to sheriff's office documents.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | PostedFeb 26th - 9:14am
The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Wednesday in a decision that conflicted with three other federal appeals courts.
Rick Callahan, Associated Press | PostedFeb 26th - 8:42am
An Indiana man charged in his young granddaughter’s fatal fall from a cruise ship’s open window in Puerto Rico agreed to plead guilty in her July 2019 death, explaining that he was doing so “to try to help end part of this nightmare for my family.”
The driver of a school bus who veered across Interstate 80 in New Jersey after missing an exit and crashed into a dump truck, killing a teacher and a student and injuring dozens of others, faced sentencing Wednesday.
A woman has been charged with attempted murder after telling police that she cut tubes and turned off her mother's ventilator at a Michigan medical facility because she couldn't watch her “in all the pain,” a news organization reported.
A Massachusetts man who sent threatening packages containing white powder to federal officials, including one that had a death threat against President Donald Trump, has avoided additional time behind bars.