By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A 68-year-old former paralegal who had been accused of plotting to kidnap and kill Las Vegas police officers to advance an anti-government sovereign citizen philosophy pleaded guilty Thursday to a greatly reduced misdemeanor charge, and a judge set her
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An expectant mother who was raped and killed last year had turned to prostitution to make ends meet and died after answering a Craigslist ad offering $200, a prosecutor said Thursday as he pushed for the maximum sentence.
Keva Wolfe loves decorating for Christmas, but Tuesday she had her most prized decoration stolen from her front lawn.
A pair of Bliss lights from QVC, which cost Wolfe close to $600, were taken during a five-minute span around 10:30PM when she and her daughter went into Wolfe's
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - An Albuquerque man suffered severe burns to his knees and buttocks after a Bernalillo County sheriff's deputy forced him to kneel and sit on hot asphalt for nearly half an hour, according to a federal civil rights lawsuit.
By PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERTAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers received a cautious endorsement Thursday from his frustrated chancellor that keeps him leading one of the nation's largest campuses despite two years of turmoil.
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A senior Navy investigator accused of tipping off an Asian defense contractor at the center of a multimillion-dollar fraud probe in exchange for prostitution services and luxury travel plans to plead guilty to bribery charges, his lawyer said
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
RACINE, Wis. (AP) - A southeast Wisconsin man who made videos of himself sexually assaulting six young children has been sentenced to 145 years in prison.
Thirty-year-old Alexander R. Richter pleaded no contest to four charges related to child sexual assault. In
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Yale University announced Thursday that research has determined an 1858 manuscript it acquired is the earliest known prison memoir written by an African-American.
The book-length manuscript, titled "The Life and Adventures of a Haunted
If things don't work out for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, he might have a future in big-league baseball. The Texas Rangers have selected the second-year signal caller in the Triple-A portion of baseball's winter draft from the Colorado Rockies.
Wilson, who played minor league
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Women in the federal workforce continue to face more obstacles than men in reaching top positions and salaries despite making strides over the years, according to a government report released Thursday.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
By NILS MYKLEBOST and KARL RITTERAssociated Press
OSLO, Norway (AP) - Recalling the "burning, blinding and suffocating" horrors of chemical weapons, the head of a watchdog trying to consign them to history accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on Tuesday, as prize winners in medicine, physics and other
In a press release issued Monday evening, the Salvation Army says the mystery Gold Coin donor has once again dropped off the annual donation in a bell ringer's kettle.
The Salvation Army says the donor wrapped the one ounce South African Krugerrand in a crisp $100 bill and dropped it in a bell
TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: They've turned it into a plea and sentencing at 8:30 next Tuesday morning, the 17th.
TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: "Let's not have a hearing today." - Judge Moreno
TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: It appears that some confusion with filed paperwork may push this court appearance