By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Tuesday spared the condemned killer of a convenience store owner whose execution was opposed by the detective who investigated the slaying, the prosecutor who pushed for the death sentence and a judge
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The family of a California soldier killed in Afghanistan sued a military contractor for rehiring an Afghan national as a security guard after he allegedly threatened to attack U.S. troops and eventually killed two service members and wounded four
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Boise authorities have charged a 35-year-old man with driving drunk while he had five children in his car. Cory Ashbaker faces charges of excessive DUI and injury to child following his arrest Saturday night. Boise police say Ashbaker
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Federal prosecutors are tiring of delays that have kept convicted Spokane police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. out of prison. Eight months have passed since a jury convicted Thompson of using excessive force and lying to investigators in the 2006 fatal
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The State Department should add housekeepers to a list of prohibited jobs for foreign college students who spend their summers in the United States as part of cultural exchange program that has left participants vulnerable to exploitation, an
By JENNY BARCHFIELDAssociated Press
SANTA RITA DO SAPUCAI, Brazil (AP) - Brazilian inmate Ronaldo da Silva was making an escape of a sort as he hopped on a bicycle and pedaled furiously, clocking up several miles (kilometers) before jumping off.
Silva didn't get very far, in fact not an inch
By CLAUDIA TORRENSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - She was born in Mexico and lives in the United States, but Laura Rocio Ordonez does not officially exist in any country.
She can't open a bank account or get married. She is invisible for both governments. Ordonez, 40, not only lives
NBCPHILADELPHIA.COM - A wannabe cop was allegedly fleeing police Sunday when he struck a cop car, killing a Millville police officer and injuring his partner.
Millville Police Officer Chris Reeves, 40, died in the wreck at the corner of 3rd and Broad Streets around 2:15 a.m. Sunday.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Witnesses say the driver of a 12-wheel dump truck sounded his horn and frantically waved his arms to warn bystanders as his out-of-control vehicle sped down an incline toward a plaza and an intersection before crashing into an Ohio river.
The truck hauling sand became submerged
By PETE YOST and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTIAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he opposes a new photo ID requirement in Texas elections because it would be harmful to minority voters.
In remarks to the NAACP in Houston, the attorney general said the Justice