An 80-year-old man convicted of battery for punching a police officer who stopped him from approaching kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart with a knife at an Indiana book signing has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Authorities say a 28-year-old man has been arrested on a preliminary murder charge in the fatal shooting of a police officer who was trying to assist him after he and another man became trapped in a car after crashing in Indianapolis.
A lawsuit filed by the parents of a Texas woman who killed herself after reporting she was sexually assaulted while attending the University of Alabama has been amended to include the school as a defendant.
David Bauder, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 28th - 7:40am
A presidential aide's explosion of profanity while talking to a reporter about his new White House colleagues tested newsroom leaders Thursday, forcing decisions about whether to use the graphic language or leave much of what he said to the imagination of readers and viewers.