By TAMI ABDOLLAH and GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials said 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies saw themselves as being "above the law" when they engaged in crimes that included beating inmates and jail visitors, falsifying reports, and
By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former New Orleans police officer testified Monday at his retrial that he thought he saw a gun in the hand of the man he shot and killed outside a strip mall in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath - and still believes he was justified to use
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the U.S. military to transport troops from Burundi into the Central African Republic to help quell the latest upsurge in violence there.
Hagel approved the order after speaking with French Minister of
By BRIAN WITTEAssociated Press
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The U.S. Naval Academy superintendent said Monday that he decided to court-martial two midshipmen in a sexual assault case against a military judge's recommendation because it is his duty to make sure the charges are fully examined.
By STEPHEN SINGER and PAT EATON-ROBBAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Newtown officials asked for privacy and joined victims' families Monday in calling for people to mark the upcoming anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting by performing acts of kindness or volunteering
LOS ANGELES (AP) - NASA says the Curiosity rover has uncovered signs of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars that may have supported tiny organisms for tens of millions of years. The lake near the Martian equator existed about 3.5 billion years ago. Scientists say it was neither
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal appeals court judges Monday questioned whether the government has gone too far by searching the genital areas of Guantanamo detainees who want to meet with their lawyers.
"That's rather provocative and offensive, isn't it?"
By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - As the captain of an oil platform supply boat in the Gulf of Mexico, Tom Wagner is no stranger to bumps and other movement while he sleeps. So when he nodded off on a flight from Louisiana to Houston, it was no surprise that the landing bounce didn
By JEFF KAROUBAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Much of what you need to know about Judge Steven Rhodes, friends and former colleagues say, can be gleaned from a handful of hours amid the hundreds he's logged overseeing the largest public bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.
On a September day in
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) - A search resumed Monday in the remote mountains of northwest Nevada for a couple and four children who went to play in the snow and haven't returned after a night of sub-zero temperatures.
Pershing County deputies said aircraft and crews on the ground were searching for 34
KHQ.COM - On December 5, 2013 Michael D. Morehead, who was previously listed as a missing person from the City of Coeur d'Alene, has been found deceased by a Kootenai County Sheriff's Office's Volunteer Search & Rescue K9 search team.
He was found a short distance from
After considering all of the information presented, the appeals board upheld the original ruling by the University Disciplinary Board that puts students Dan McIntosh and Erik Fagan on indefinite probation for a weapons policy violation.
The students were punished by Gonzaga after using a gun to
By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Prospects dimmed Monday for a quick extension of expiring unemployment benefits as Republican officials said they would not agree to include a renewal in any year-end budget deal.
Some congressional Democrats said they would continue to press