Crime

Missouri Supreme Court rejects request to stop execution

Aug 16, 2017

Missouri Supreme Court denies motion from attorneys seeking to halt the execution of a man scheduled to die next week; attorney says he'll appeal to the US Supreme Court

Report: Woods had marijuana, painkillers in system at arrest

Aug 15, 2017

A toxicology report shows that Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested for driving while intoxicated

Navy commander pleads guilty in massive corruption scandal

Aug 15, 2017

A U.S. Navy commander has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for his role in a fraud and bribery scheme that cost the government some $35 million

Union appeals Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott's 6-game suspension

Aug 15, 2017

The NFL Players Association has appealed Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over the league's conclusion that its 2016 rushing leader injured his former girlfriend in three separate incidents last summer

Fugitive sought for dumping radioactive oilfield waste

Aug 15, 2017

Federal officials say a fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago is being sought for the illegal dumping of radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota

2nd defense attorney wants off Bill Cosby's sex assault case

Aug 15, 2017

A second lawyer who defended Bill Cosby in his sex assault trial that ended with a deadlocked jury wants off the case before a retrial that's scheduled to begin in November

New Jersey bomb evidence OK at trial of bombing defendant

Aug 15, 2017

A federal judge says evidence related to New Jersey bombs can be admitted at the October trial of a man charged in a 2016 New York bombing that injured 30 people

The Latest: LA officers justified in fatal shooting of man

Aug 15, 2017

Authorities say three people were arrested after protesting during a Los Angeles Police Commission meeting where the oversight panel was expected to review the fatal police shooting of an 18-year-old

Cafe under investigation in death of ESPN broadcaster's wife

Aug 15, 2017

Connecticut officials are investigating a restaurant where authorities say the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman had lunch before she died in a car crash

Texas mother charged after newborn found covered with ants

Aug 15, 2017

Houston-area woman charged with felony child abandonment after officials say her newborn daughter was found covered with ants in an apartment complex flower bed