SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) - A Saginaw police supervisor has been demoted and two officers have been disciplined for their roles in the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding, mentally ill homeless man in a parking lot, city officials said Friday.
The on-scene supervisor during the July 1 shooting of Milton
By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former gang member's long-awaited exoneration was delayed Friday only hours before a scheduled hearing because of a judge's illness, leaving him to wait in prison another weekend before he is formally cleared of a murder
By P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - The mediator who oversaw compensation for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks will oversee the distribution of money donated to the victims of the deadly shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater, Gov. John Hickenlooper said
By The Associated Press
"When you express an attitude that half the country considers itself victims, that somehow they want to be dependent on government, my thinking is maybe you haven't gotten around a lot." - President Barack Obama, who tried to cast Republican challenger Mitt Romney as
By MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - It was like a death in the family for Brooklyn baseball fans when their beloved Dodgers left the borough behind in 1957 for the California coast.
Times were grim for Brooklyn back then. Residents were leaving en masse for the suburbs. Crime was on
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 21-year-old man whose alleged Internet rant about killing children alarmed law enforcement authorities, leading them to knock down his door and arrest him, is being described by his own attorney as "just a dumb kid."
Authorities said they considered several factors in the case
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - Jurors deliberated for less than an hour Thursday before convicting a suburban Chicago man of fatally shooting his wife and three children during what he told them was a road trip to a water park.
Christopher Vaughn shot his family, including
By BILL BARROWAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Chick-fil-A is once again in the public relations fryer.
The controversy flared up this week when a Chicago politician said the company was no longer giving to groups that oppose same-sex marriage, angering Christian conservatives who supported
By PAUL SCHEMMAssociated Press
ALEPPO, Syria (AP) - Rebels have taken a major stride in uniting their ranks in the battle for Syria's largest city, giving them hope they could tip the balance after three months of bloody, stalemated combat in Aleppo, one of the biggest prizes of the civil
By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - After this, politicians everywhere should surely get the message. Mitt Romney's secretly recorded remarks at a Florida fundraiser - and the uproar that has followed - reinforce a key reality of the digital media era: the power of viral video to