Crime

The Latest: NC governor wants Confederate monuments removed

Aug 15, 2017

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says Confederate monuments "should come down" and wants the legislature to repeal a law preventing state and local governments from removing them permanently and limiting their relocation

HBO producer gets year in prison after dermatologist's death

Aug 15, 2017

An HBO producer who helped drag an unconscious dermatologist down to the lobby of a New York City apartment building after she overdosed has been sentenced to a year in prison.

Man beaten at protest says police were indifferent to attack

Aug 15, 2017

A Virginia man says police failed to come to his aid as he was beaten by white supremacists during Saturday's violent protests that led to three deaths

Police: Girl lured by babysitting job forced into sex work

Aug 15, 2017

State authorities say a New Jersey couple forced a 17-year-old girl to take drugs and work as a prostitute for 10 days

$150M awarded in 1998 Arkansas school shooting lawsuit

Aug 15, 2017

A judge in northeast Arkansas has awarded $150 million in a civil lawsuit to the families of four children and a teacher who were fatally shot outside an Arkansas school in 1998

Cuban felon, pardoned, gets 2nd chance to fight deportation

Aug 15, 2017

A Cuban immigrant who was ordered deported because of an armed robbery conviction in Colorado has won a second chance to argue why he should stay in the U.S. Rene Lima-Marin's lawyer says a Denver immigration judge assigned the case to immigration court

Shipyard repays $9.2M to US government to settle overbilling

Aug 15, 2017

One the nation's largest military shipyards is paying $9.2 million to the federal government in an overbilling settlement

Court: State can't vaccinate kids in temporary custody

Aug 15, 2017

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that the state's child welfare agency cannot vaccinate children placed temporarily in its custody when the parents object to vaccinations

Man sentenced to life in prison for deadly Iowa jail escape

Aug 15, 2017

A man who pleaded guilty to murder and 11 other counts for killing a western Iowa sheriff's deputy and wounding another during a jail escape was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole

Manchester bombing 'hero' charged with stealing credit card

Aug 15, 2017

A homeless man who was praised for helping victims of the Manchester concert bombing has been charged with stealing a bank card from someone caught up in the attack