By The Associated Press
Highlights of the death penalty bill Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney filed as Massachusetts governor in 2005. The bill would have:
- Limited capital punishment to people convicted of terrorism, multiple murders, killing law enforcement officers and murder
EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) - More than 350 volunteers joined authorities Sunday in a search for two young Iowa cousins whose bicycles were found abandoned near a lake.
Family members held out hope even as investigators said they had found no new clues that could lead them to the girls, who were last seen
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
For more than two decades, colleges and universities have been required to publicly share details of campus crimes and report murders, rapes, robberies, arson and other serious offenses to the federal government.
That requirement was apparently unheeded by
By ALBERT AJI and FRANK JORDANSAssociated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syria's 16-month bloodbath crossed an important symbolic threshold Sunday as the international Red Cross formally declared the conflict a civil war, a status with implications for potential war crimes prosecutions.
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jail commanders condoning the beating of inmates. Evidence withheld from inmates accused of attacking guards. A photo of a woman wearing an official-looking badge while brandishing handguns at a nightclub.
Allegations and litigation continue to
Clearwater County Sheriff's Department Press Release:
CLEARWATER COUNTY, Idaho - Clearwater County Sheriff's Deputies and Orofino
Police Officers responded to the area of Clover Drive located near mile post
6.7 on the Cavendish Highway in Clearwater County, Idaho where a male subject (
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a victory for Republicans, the federal government has agreed to let Florida use a law enforcement database to challenge people's right to vote if they are suspected of not being U.S. citizens.
The agreement, made in a letter to Florida
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities have re-opened a 2007 fondling complaint against a priest who taught at a suburban Philadelphia high school and is now the Roman Catholic bishop of West Virginia.
The complaint stems from Bishop Michael Bransfield's days at
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two men have been charged with trying to illegally export nuclear-related material to Iran that could be used in gas centrifuges to enrich uranium, the Justice Department announced Friday.
A grand jury indictment in the case also charged one of the
By Mike FlacyProvided by
Detailed in an article published by Reuters, Facebook employees notified law enforcement in South Florida after internal scanning software detected a suspicious conversation of a sexual nature between a 13-year-old girl and a man in his early thirties. When the software