Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 4:53pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott wrapped up three days of emotional meetings on school safety and mass shootings Thursday by speaking with survivors from last week's mass shooting at a high school near Houston. But there's little expectation that the staunch gun-rights supporter will push for major changes.
Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 4:39pm
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.
In a story May 18 about a right-to-work referendum, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Senate Concurrent Resolution moving the election date did not require the governor's signature to take effect. While some concurrent resolutions do not require a governor's signature, this one did, and the governor signed it May 24.
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.
Courtney Columbus and David McFadden, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 4:27pm
A police officer crushed by a stolen Jeep isn't even buried yet, and already authorities in Maryland are blaming each other for having allowed the teenage driver to be on the streets while he awaited sentencing for auto theft.
Prosecutors on Thursday added four charges of lewd conduct against a father accused of torturing his children in a Northern California home where prosecutors say 10 children lived in filth and neglect.
Colleen Long, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 4:13pm
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.
David A. Lieb, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 4:11pm
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.
Matthew Barakat, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 4:09pm
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."