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California man sentenced for biting federal officer, weapons charges

A Sacramento man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison Tuesday for assaulting a federal officer and possession of a weapon to further a drug trafficking crime. ...

California man sentenced for biting federal officer, weapons charges

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New federal charges filed in California synagogue shooting SAN DIEGO (AP) — New federal charges have been filed against a man suspected of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue, killing one person and wounding three others. A federal grand jury on Tuesday handed up a revised indictment against John...
2019-05-22 01:15

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
2019-06-02 16:15

Pastor convicted of sex charges to be sentenced A former minister in Ohio found guilty of child sex trafficking after a woman told jurors he groomed her for sex when she was 14 and encouraged her to have sex with two other pastors is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court....
2019-06-17 13:15

Man arrested in 2017 officer-involved shooting sentenced to eight years in prison TUCSON – A Tucson man was sentenced to eight years in prison in connection to an armed robbery and attempted carjacking on the east side in 2017. On Oct. 18, 2017, Tucson Police Department was involved in an officer-involved shooting after two...
2019-06-15 07:15

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned W...
2019-05-25 09:15

UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley arrested on DWI, marijuana, weapons charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley was accused of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon.       ...
2019-06-09 04:30

Federal hate crime charges filed in black church fires NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says hate crime charges have been filed against a Louisiana man in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches earlier this year. A news release from the department says 21-year-...
2019-06-12 22:15

Mexican man faces federal charges in Texas crash that left 6 dead Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno is accused of driving a vehicle that was found in ditch on June 5. Six people died and several more were injured.        ...
2019-06-08 06:45

Off-duty LAPD officer fired fatal shot in California Costco shooting New details in a deadly shooting at a Costco store in Southern California on Friday night reveal an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer opened fire when a man assaulted him while he was holding his child, authorities said. ...
2019-06-16 14:30

Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana. The post Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churche...
2019-06-12 22:15

John T. Earnest pleads not guilty to new charges in California synagogue shooting SAN DIEGO — The sole suspect in a fatal shooting at a Southern California synagogue pleaded not guilty to federal hate crimes and other charges Tuesday. John T. Earnest entered the plea a week after a grand jury returned a 113-count indictment that l...
2019-05-31 08:45

Attorney calls California charges against Mexican church leader 'high-tech hit job' The head of a Mexico-based church charged in Los Angeles with multiple sex crimes, including rape of a minor and a woman, is the victim of false accusations in a "high-tech hit job", his attorney said on Friday....
2019-06-08 04:45

Leader of Mexico-based church arrested on child rape charges in California The leader of a Mexico-based church was charged Tuesday with human trafficking and child rape charges after California prosecutors claim he used his status in the community to coerce his victims....
2019-06-05 22:15

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California will face hate crime charges An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD will be charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
2019-05-30 22:45

Go away! Here's how to stop mosquitoes from biting you this summer As temperatures rise, so do mosquito populations. Here's how to avoid getting bit by mosquitoes this summer.        ...
2019-05-24 18:15

Viral Pic Of Squirrel Biting Snake Shocks Internet A picture that has gone viral online shows a squirrel clutching a snake, reportedly before it devoured it "down to the last two inches." The role reversal has shocked the Internet, collecting hundreds......
2019-05-25 03:30

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
2019-06-13 20:15

Defendant in face-biting attack challenges insanity rules Attorneys for a Florida man accused of killing a couple and chewing the husband's face attacked the constitutionality of the state's laws governing insanity defenses....
2019-06-13 23:30

Nail-biting finish as breakaway star Cima clings on to deny sprinters "Italy’s Damiano Cima produced the seemingly impossible to hold off the rampaging peloton to take a sensational win ahead of Germany\u0027s Pascal Ackermann in Stage 18 of the Giro d’Italia."...
2019-05-31 10:15

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
2019-06-08 07:30

''Officer hit! Officer hit!:' How the dramatic Virginia Beach shooting unfolded 12 people were killed May 31, 2019, in Virginia Beach when a city employee opened fire in a municipal building.        ...
2019-06-02 02:45

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
2019-05-22 18:15

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
2019-05-22 04:30

Navy F-35C may carry more weapons now that it's 'ready for war' As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons i...
2019-05-23 21:45

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebels....
2019-05-22 10:15

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
2019-05-23 06:45

The government is serious about creating mind-controlled weapons DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engineering of the human brain, nanotechnology and infrared beams....
2019-05-29 13:00

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
2019-05-23 04:30

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems, or LAWS, as they are also known....
2019-05-21 14:38

Germany exports weapons to Saudi-led alliance in 2019 The German government has given the green light for arms shipments worth over €1 billion so far this year to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The approval comes despite export restrictions being in place....
2019-06-16 16:30

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia....
2019-06-13 03:15

Non-nuclear states discuss weapons proliferation in Sweden Diplomats from 16 countries have convened in Stockholm to focus on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Their aim is to prevent the spread of atomic weapons, calling it "a danger to world peace."...
2019-06-11 17:30

Lamont Evans sentenced, still may be deported A former assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina has been sentenced to three months in prison for accepting bribes to link top players with bribe-paying managers and financial advisers....
2019-06-07 21:45

Man to be sentenced for throwing boy from mall balcony MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who threw a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota faces 19 years in prison when he’s sentenced. Emmanuel Aranda is scheduled to be sentenced Monday before Hennepin County District...
2019-06-03 15:45

First of 4 ex-college basketball coaches to be sentenced Prosecutors want a former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California to serve up to a year in prison for his role in a scandal that steered top high school recruits to favored schools and career professionals   &#...
2019-06-05 07:30

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
2019-05-22 07:15

Germany records significant drop in weapons exports in 2018 The annual Weapons Export Report registered a 23% drop compared with 2017 according to media sources. The government says the decrease is a sign of Germany's "restrictive and responsible weapons export policy."...
2019-06-14 00:30

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly a...
2019-05-22 02:45

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it said on Tuesday deepened its commitment to......
2019-06-04 17:15

McConnell, military mark start of chemical weapons removal RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says deadly chemical weapons held for decades in central Kentucky will soon be sent to “the ash heap of history.” McConnell, military leaders and Gov. Matt Bevin were in Richmond...
2019-05-29 19:45

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan...
2019-06-05 04:15

U.S. says all North Korea's weapons of mass destruction violate U.N. resolutions North Korea's entire weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. Security Council resolutions, the U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday, when asked about recent missile launches by Pyongyang....
2019-05-28 22:45

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
2019-05-29 04:30

Fears US weapons are falling into the 'wrong hands' during chaotic Yemeni war As the smoke settles in the Gulf of Oman following an attack on two Japanese-operated oil tankers – which has speculation swirling around Tehran’s involvement – there is growing alarm over an escalation of tensions between Iran and its arch-nemesis S...
2019-06-14 15:30

Falling rocks can explode so hard that only nuclear weapons beat them If big rocks fall far enough they can explode with more energy than any non-nuclear bomb – and the ensuing shockwave can snap large trees half a kilometre away...
2019-05-21 18:45

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
2019-06-13 19:45

Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon 'war-fighting' doctrine US joint chiefs of staff posted then removed paper that suggests nuclear weapons could ‘create conditions for decisive results’The Pentagon believes using nuclear weapons could “create conditions for decisive results and the restoration of strategic ...
2019-06-19 22:45

Liberty Defense uses 3D radar imaging and AI to detect concealed weapons To address gun crime, Liberty Defense is bringing to market radar imaging technology that leverages AI and deep learning to identify concealed weapons.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
2019-06-08 00:30

Iran can sink U.S. warships with 'secret weapons', military official says Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and "secret weapons", a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by the semi-official news agency Mizan on Saturday....
2019-05-25 15:15

Trump brushes off North Korea's launch of 'some small weapons' President says recent missile tests bother some people, but not him, and praises regime for calling Joe Biden ‘a fool of low IQ’Donald Trump has dismissed concerns about North Korea’s recent missile tests, calling them “small weapons”, a day after hi...
2019-05-26 13:30

World’s Oldest Stone Tools and Weapons Found in Ethiopia Researchers have unearthed some deliberately sharpened tools that date from over 2.5 million years ago. These artifacts are changing our understanding of the invention of tools and showing that our ancestors may have used a variety of basic technolog...
2019-06-04 15:45

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan ...
2019-05-24 14:45

Iran supreme leader says he has no intention to make or use nuclear weapons Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
2019-06-13 15:45

Virginia Beach police zero in on shooter's weapons cache and job background Virginia Beach Police are honing in on the suspect in the shooting that killed 12 people at the Virginia Beach municipal center on Friday, examining both his background as a city employee as well as his collection of weaponry. ...
2019-06-02 02:45

4 from Indiana sentenced for veterans' fundraising fraud Four southern Indiana residents have been sentenced after authorities say they pocketed more than $125,000 through fundraisers touted as benefiting veterans and their families....
2019-05-31 19:00

Man accused of sex with teen on plane sentenced to 7 years A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison....
2019-06-19 04:00

'AK-47 Bandit' sentenced in Nebraska to 35 years in prison A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states over a five-year period has been sentenced in a Nebraska federal court to 35 years in prison....
2019-06-06 04:00

In Los Angeles, only people of color are sentenced to death The county’s prosecutor has won death sentences for 22 defendants, none of them white, report showsLos Angeles has sentenced more people to death than any other county in the US, and only people of color have received the death penalty under the regi...
2019-06-18 18:15

| WATCH: US man sentenced to death for killing his five children An American convicted of killing his five small children has been sentenced to death, even after his ex-wife asked jurors to spare his life because the kids loved him. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-14 12:15

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to charges earlier this year. I...
2019-05-21 15:45

Alleged 1MDB Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison Two prominent figures in a global Malaysian sovereign-wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, according to a statement from the emirate’s criminal court and people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-16 17:15

| Ex-cop sentenced to 12.5 years for killing of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
2019-06-08 11:15

Star witness against ‘El Chapo’ to be sentenced in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A star government witness at the New York trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is being sentenced in Chicago, where prosecutors are seeking extraordinary leniency for the former cartel lieutenant-turned-U.S....
2019-05-30 11:45

Tucson man sentenced for Medicare fraud scheme TUCSON – A licensed podiatrist was sentenced on Friday to 24 months in prison for his role in a scheme that defrauded Medicare out of thousands of dollars. Officials say Loren Wessel, 55, of Tucson admitted to submitting false claims to Medicare from...
2019-05-22 07:15

Chemical Weapons Destruction Begins At Blue Grass Army Depot RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials with the Blue Grass Army Depot confirmed Wednesday the successful destruction of the first mustard agent-filled munition at the facility in Madison County. More than 500 tons of chemical weapons have been idlin...
2019-06-13 04:15

Iran supreme leader says has no intention to make or use nuclear weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
2019-06-13 10:45

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision ...
2019-05-24 06:15

"North Korea Mass Destruction Weapons Program Violates UN Resolution": US The US State Department said Tuesday that North Korea's overall program of weapons of mass destruction violated UN resolutions, after President Donald Trump brushed off recent missile launches....
2019-05-29 04:15

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economie...
2019-06-05 21:45

As nuclear weapons risk escalates, debate grows about 'vintage' US arsenal The threat of nuclear weapons being deployed is now at its highest point since the conclusion the World War ll, a top United Nations security expert cautioned this week, calling the matter an “urgent” one that requires global attention....
2019-05-23 20:30

Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say New satellite images indicate Iran is building a border crossing at the Syrian-Iraqi border, which would open up a coveted land route from Iran to Lebanon, according to Western intelligence sources....
2019-05-24 02:30

Domestic violence call leads to weapons stash bust in Queens Cops uncovered a stash of weapons — including an Uzi submachine gun — from a Queens home when they responded to a domestic violence call this week, police said. Officers were responding to a domestic assault at 39-year-old Gabriel Smith’s...
2019-06-02 07:30

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision on Friday. The move bypasses normal congressional r...
2019-05-25 19:45

Russian opposition activists sentenced to 15 days in jail MOSCOW (AP) — An ally of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 15 days in jail on the day he was to be released. A Moscow court on Monday found Leonid Volkov guilty of violating rules for holding a rally last year. Navalny is...
2019-06-10 16:30

South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama. ...
2019-06-13 22:15

Tennessee Church Shooter Sentenced to Life Without Parole It took a Tennessee jury less than two hours of deliberation to sentence Emanuel Kidega Samson for his fatal role in a shooting at a Nashville church....
2019-05-29 22:45

Amado man sentenced for planting explosive device, injuring man TUCSON – An Amado man was sentenced May 22 to six years in prison for planting an explosive device that went off and injured a man in 2017. Officials say 64-year-old Constantino Varela wanted to stop vandals he believed were breaking into a building ...
2019-05-30 19:30

3 Thai men sentenced to death for killing British expatriate A court in Thailand has sentenced three Thai men to death in the murder of a British expatriate and his Thai wife whose brother allegedly ordered the killings....
2019-05-31 11:30

Attackers Sentenced in Case That Sparked Outrage in India An Indian court convicted three men of raping and murdering an 8-year-old Muslim girl in a Hindu temple and sentenced them to life in prison in a case that shocked the country and prompted protests over how it was handled last year....
2019-06-10 20:45

UA asst. basketball coach sentenced in bribery scandal NEW YORK – A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation on Thursday for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Here’s more from Thursday’...
2019-06-07 12:15

Millionaire who had sex with minor on autopiloted plane sentenced to 7 years TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Fifty-three-year-old Stephen Bradley Mell, a former CEO ...
2019-06-19 10:15

Arkansas woman sentenced to prison for scalding child PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after she was convicted of battery for scalding her young step-granddaughter. Prosecutor Scott Ellington says 38-year-old Angela Engeron of Paragould was convicted Wedn...
2019-06-07 20:01

New Jersey man sentenced for role in turtle smuggling scheme A New Jersey wildlife trader has been sentenced to two years' probation for his role in a reptile smuggling ring that stretched from South Carolina to Hong Kong....
2019-06-18 15:45

South Carolina dad sentenced to death for killing his 5 kids The South Carolina dad convicted of murdering his five young children was sentenced to death on Thursday, with jurors voting unanimously to kill him. Timothy Jones Jr., 37, had been convicted by the same Lexington County jury a week ago after being c...
2019-06-14 03:15

NYC teacher who paid students to build bombs sentenced A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited these “dangerous times” when schools and places of worship must guard against violence....
2019-05-23 10:45

Woman sentenced for taking child from Kansas to Russia A Russian woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for taking a child she had with a Kansas man to her native country and demanding money before she would allow the father to talk to his daughter....
2019-06-07 02:15

Cartel ex-boss ‘La Tuta’ sentenced to 55 years in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say former Knights Templar cartel boss Servando Gómez has been sentenced to 55 years in prison. Prosecutors in the western state of Michoacan announced the sentence Monday in a brief statement and said Gómez was...
2019-06-18 03:30

Argentine ex-official sentenced in money scandal at convent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A court in Argentina has sentenced a former government official to 6 years in prison for illicit enrichment after he tried to hide millions of dollars in cash at a convent. Former public works secretary José López was a...
2019-06-12 22:15

Green Valley man sentenced to 16 years for killing stepson Bradley Dean Lewis/ Pima County Attorney’s Office TUCSON – The former out-of-state police officer found guilty for killing his stepson was sentenced to 16 years in prison, court officials released Tuesday. On June 26, 2018, Pima County Sh...
2019-05-29 03:30

North Carolina man sentenced for raping unconscious wife BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to four years in prison for raping his wife, who was a service member at a military base in Washington state. The Bellingham Herald reports 28-year-old Jimmy Indarte was sentenced Monda...
2019-06-05 22:30

Second US serviceman sentenced in Green Beret hazing death NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Marine has been sentenced to four years in military prison for his role in the 2017 hazing-related death of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa. News outlets report that Marine Staff Sergeant Kevin Maxwell Jr. pleaded guilty ...
2019-06-07 20:01

Israeli PM’s wife sentenced for misusing state funds JERUSALEM (AP) — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle...
2019-06-16 11:30

Indiana synagogue vandal sentenced to 3 years in prison A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison for spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti and lighting fires outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue....
2019-05-21 23:30

New Yorker who tried to join ISIS sentenced to 20 years in prison A New York man who attempted to join the Islamic State was sentenced to 20 years in prison after he tried to provide material support to the terror group and boasted about how easy it would be to carry out an attack in Times Square....
2019-06-15 22:15

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to ...
2019-06-12 23:45

Dracula’s Balls: Weapons of Hyper-Violence Used by Vlad III Discovered Under Bulgarian Fortress Archaeologists excavating at the medieval Bulgarian ‘Zishtova Fortress’ have unearthed  ‘stone cannonballs’ which are thought to have been used by Vlad III [Tepes], the historical inspiration for Bram Stokers fictional vampire, Dracula. ...
2019-06-08 20:45

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-05-24 01:00

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, when few Americans were paying attention, the Trump administration announced that it would circumvent ...
2019-06-08 19:15

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to sell over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, testing China - sources The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
2019-06-05 22:15

PCSD: Multiple weapons and explosives found in home where teen was fatally shot TUCSON- During the investigation into a shooting that left a 17-year-old male dead on the Northwest side. Investigators discovered various weapons and homemade pipe bombs inside a home. On Friday, June 7, Pima County Sheriff’s Department report...
2019-06-12 07:45

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-25 01:15

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sales – worth $8.1 billion – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'end-run' around Congress.        ...
2019-05-25 02:45

Florida gun safety group wins Supreme Court review for assault weapons ban A group of gun control activists said Monday it's collected enough petition signatures in Florida to force a review by the state Supreme Court for a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the sale of assault weapons....
2019-06-11 02:00

Trump threatens ‘official end to Iran’ as he vows he’ll never let Tehran acquire nuclear weapons SHADES OF FIRE AND FURY: It’s not clear who fired the Katyusha rocket that landed near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad yesterday, but shortly afterward, President Trump put Iran on notice, tweeting, “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end ...
2019-05-21 15:00

National Security Adviser John Bolton Accuses Iran of Seeking Nuclear Weapons (ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates) — Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Wednesday there was “no reason” for Iran to back out of its nuclear deal with world powers other than to seek atomic weapons, a year after the U...
2019-05-29 09:45

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-25 15:15

Trump insists North Korea and Iran will cave on nuclear weapons through economic necessity TRUMP RETURNS READY TO DEAL: If there was a theme to President Trump’s four-day state visit to Japan, it’s that he’s ready to deal — with North Korea, Iran, China, and even Nancy Pelosi — but he insists he’s in no rush....
2019-05-28 21:45

UPDATE 3-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-25 02:45

UPDATE 1-Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaratio...
2019-06-13 04:45

Vietnamese blogger sentenced to 6 years in jail for environmental protest A Vietnamese environmental activist and blogger has been sentenced to six years in prison under the country's new law that cracks down on online dissent....
2019-06-07 16:15

Florida man filmed by security camera killing wife sentenced WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing his wife, whose death was filmed by a security camera at the couple’s home. The Palm Beach Post reports 34-year-old Dwight Luton was sentenced Tuesd...
2019-05-30 11:45

She killed her boyfriend because of an alien cult – and was just sentenced to up to 40 years Barbara Rogers, 42, was found guilty of third degree murder for the 2017 killing of Steven Mineo, and on Monday was sentenced to 15 to 40 years.        ...
2019-06-11 23:30

France says it opposes death penalty as four French sentenced in Iraq France opposes the death penalty in principle but accepts Iraqi sovereignty, its foreign ministry said on Monday, as a fourth French citizen was sentenced to death in Iraq for being part of the Islamic State militant group....
2019-05-27 17:45

'Embodiment of evil': Jayme Closs kidnapper sentenced to die in prison A Wisconsin judge sentenced Jake Patterson to two terms of life imprisonment on Friday for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and murdering her parents, describing him as "one of the most dangerous men ever to walk this planet."...
2019-05-25 00:45

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is Germany's worst peacetime serial killer....
2019-06-07 06:30

Man who shared video of Christchurch shooting sentenced to 21 months in prison Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was livestreamed on Facebook by a gunman on March 15 as he began killing 51 people at two mosques....
2019-06-18 10:45

Woman who blamed alien cult for boyfriend’s murder sentenced The Pennsylvania woman who fatally shot her boyfriend and blamed an apocalyptic alien cult for his death was sentenced to prison this week. Barbara Rogers, 44, was ordered to serve 15 to 20 years in prison Monday at Monroe County Court for Steven Min...
2019-06-11 21:45

Vincent Parco sentenced to 1 to 3 years for secret filming of sex romp Ex-TV gumshoe Vincent Parco landed one to three years behind bars Friday for a blackmail plot involving a secretly recorded threesome. Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Donald Leo admitted at sentencing that he liked the affable private investigator but c...
2019-06-14 22:00

A dozen French ISIS members sentenced to death in Iraq Two more French members of the Islamic State were convicted on terrorism charges and sentenced to die by the Iraqi government Monday, meaning that all eleven French citizens and one French resident who have been put on trial in Iraq in recent days ar...
2019-06-04 17:30

Sara Netanyahu sentenced to pay fine for misusing state funds JERUSALEM — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle the ...
2019-06-16 15:30

Navalny ally Leonid Volkov sentenced to 20 days in jail Leonid Volkov, a senior aide to Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, has been sentenced to 20 days in jail over a rally organized last year. Volkov told people to keep fighting for freedom of expression....
2019-05-22 22:45

Joe Biden's son advised crooked Romanian businessman sentenced for corruption Former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter once worked with a Romanian businessman who was convicted and imprisoned following an investigation over his real estate dealings....
2019-05-22 14:45

German Nurse Who Killed 85 Patients In His Care Sentenced To Life A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for killing 85 patients in his care....
2019-06-06 11:15

Pharmacists linked to 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak sentenced A federal judge in California sentenced two former pharmacists for crimes uncovered during the investigation of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed more than 100 people....
2019-06-01 19:15

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted of raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test untested sexual assault kits in 2017, the Tucson Police Department linked Nathan Loebe to raping seven wome...
2019-05-21 15:45

Woman in viral racist rant sentenced to 1 year of probation CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a white woman in North Carolina whose racist rant against two black women having car trouble was captured in a viral video has been sentenced to probation and will not go to jail. News sources report Meghan McDo...
2019-06-06 02:00

Despite Trump's stance, Bolton amps up accusations of Iran sabotage, desire for nuclear weapons John Bolton accused Iran of seeking nuclear weapons and said the regime was behind the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off UAE coast.        ...
2019-05-29 21:30

Ex-Minneapolis cop sentenced to 12.5 years for murder of Australian woman Justine Damond Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor was sentenced in the 2017 shooting death of Justine Damond, a woman from Australia who was unarmed.        ...
2019-06-08 00:15

Marana youth football president sentenced to 120 days in jail for embezzlement Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a Grand Jury indicted Steve Leslie Marshall for the embezzlement of funds from the Marana Broncos, a youth football organization/ Marana Broncos Facebook Page MARANA, Ariz.- The president of a youth sports lea...
2019-06-11 09:15

Jayme Closs kidnapper 'embodiment of evil,' sentenced to life: judge Jake Patterson, the Wisconsin man who kidnapped 13-year-old Jayme Closs and murdered her parents, was sentenced to two consecutive terms of life imprisonment, without the eligibility of release, on Friday....
2019-05-24 23:30

A Man Who Shared Video of the Christchurch Mosque Shooting Has Been Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing t...
2019-06-18 10:00

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Middle Eastern royalty, according to reports....
2019-06-02 01:30

Jake Patterson sentenced to life for slayings, kidnapping of Jayme Closs A Wisconsin judge handed down a life imprisonment sentence Friday to Jake Patterson, a 21-year-old man who killed a husband and wife before kidnapping their daughter, Jayme Closs....
2019-05-25 00:30

Illegal immigrant sentenced in murder of Westchester socialite Lois Colley An illegal immigrant was sentenced to 22 years to life in prison Thursday for murdering millionaire Westchester socialite Lois Colley on her farm, where he had worked as a day laborer. Esdras Marroquin Gomez, 34, a native of Guatemala, bludgeoned the...
2019-06-13 20:45

YouTuber Sentenced to Prison For Giving Homeless Man Toothpaste-Filled Oreos YouTube contains hundreds of videos of the toothpaste-filled-Oreo prank. A cursory search will turn up many of these videos showing children tricking their family into eating a fluoride-filled faux treat. But in January 2017, a teenage, Barcelona-bas...
2019-06-03 19:45

German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison BERLIN (AP) — German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison. The post German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-06 13:45

Man Becomes Police Officer At 58 A 62-year-old Virginia police officer is proving that you’re never too old to achieve your dreams. Roscoe Friday joined the Richmond Police Department four years ago at the age of 58. He said becoming a police officer was something he had dream...
2019-05-21 15:45

Kathua Rape-Murder Case Updates: 3 Guilty Sentenced To Life Imprisonment A court on Monday sentenced three men to life imprisonment for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district last year, a lawyer for the defence said, in a case......
2019-06-10 14:45

Dad sentenced for stealing kid’s Girl Scout cookie money, spending it on an erotic massage Father of the year, he is not. An Oregon dad swiped over $700 from his daughter’s Girl Scout cookie fund and then told her the money was taken during a home invasion — when, in reality, it got spent on an erotic massage. Brian Couture, of...
2019-05-21 14:31

Emanuel Samson sentenced to life without parole for 2017 Tennessee church shooting The Nashville jury, which already found Samson, 27, guilty of first-degree murder, decided on the sentence possible after less than two hours.        ...
2019-05-29 06:45

German serial killer nurse sentenced to life in prison for murder of 85 patients One of Germany’s most prolific serial killers was handed his second life sentence Thursday after he was found guilty of killing 85 patients he treated while working as a nurse in Oldenburg....
2019-06-06 17:00

Antioch, Tenn., church shooter Emanuel Samson sentenced to life in prison A Tennessee jury has handed down a life sentence for a man who opened fire at an Antioch church in 2017, killing one woman and injuring seven others....
2019-05-30 04:30

Liviu Dragnea, leader of Romania's ruling political party, sentenced to prison Romania's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a corruption conviction for the leader of the country's ruling political party, sending him to prison for 3.5 years....
2019-05-28 04:15

Call center scammer who extorted millions from U.S. citizens sentenced to 7 years in prison An Indian man was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for allegedly extorting US citizens out of thousands of dollars during his time running a fraudulent call center....
2019-06-02 22:45

Neo-Nazi Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison For Sharing Video of Mosque Massacre and Calling it 'Awesome' Philip Arps was sentenced in a New Zealand court today for sharing video of the Christchurch massacre, a terrorist attack on two mosques that killed 51 people on March 15. Arps, who has compared himself favorably to Adolf Hitler’s deputy Rudolf Hess,...
2019-06-18 18:30

AP Debrief: Ex-officer sent to prison in Minn. A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 apologized to her family on Friday. A judge brushed off a request for leniency and sentenced him to 12½ years. AP Reporter Steve Karnowski explains. (J...
2019-06-10 19:00

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, cou...
2019-06-19 12:00

TPD officer struck from behind by vehicle while stopped at red light Tucson Police Dept. says an officer stopped at a red light was hit from behind by another vehicle travelling at high speeds. After colliding with the officer the suspect driving the vehicle fled the scene. Authorities say the patrol car was hit so ha...
2019-06-09 21:00

Manslaughter charge dropped against officer in Florida ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors in Florida have decided to drop a manslaughter charge against a police officer a week after a grand jury indicted him. The state attorney’s office in Orlando said in a statement Friday that prosecutors had decid...
2019-05-25 03:30

Senior Tax Officer SK Srivastava Among Those Made To Retire Twelve officials of the Income Tax department made to take voluntary retirement today included senior official SK Srivastava. The 55-year-old was the Commissioner of Appeal in Gautam Budh Nagar near......
2019-06-11 08:30

Attorney: Officer who shot 3 in Costco was attacked first The off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco last week was attacked without warning as he held his toddler son, the policeman's attorney said Monday....
2019-06-18 09:30

Officer says he inflated charge against chokehold victim After Eric Garner died during a confrontation with New York City police in 2014, one officer involved in the struggle says he wrote up paperwork exaggerating the seriousness of the dead man's suspected crime....
2019-05-21 23:30

Ex-officer convicted in motorist’s killing wants bail FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — An attorney for a former Florida police officer wants his client to be granted bail while his conviction for killing a black motorist is appealed. Nouman Raja’s lead attorney told Judge Richard Marx on Wednesday tha...
2019-05-29 19:45

The Latest: Mississippi officer charged with murder OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi police officer charged with killing a woman (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A court document shows a north Mississippi police officer has been charged with murder in the death of a woman he was romantical...
2019-05-22 07:45

Saradha Scam: CBI Questions IPS Officer For Seven Hours On Second Day IPS officer Arnab Ghosh was grilled for seven hours by the CBI on Thursday as he appeared before the agency for the second consecutive day in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam....
2019-05-31 01:15

CBOE Holdings Announces New Officer Promotions CHICAGO, IL, August 26, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has promoted five staff members to officer positions. The promotions were approved at this month's Board of Directors meetin...
2019-05-22 22:15

Lawyer: Officer in Eric Garner case wants to keep his job NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for the New York City police officer accused of using a banned chokehold in the killing of Eric Garner says his client wants to keep his job. Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s attorney, Stuart London, said Thursday that the off...
2019-06-07 00:30

Mother says Utah officer pulled gun on her black son A Utah mother is calling for an independent investigation after she says a police officer pointed a gun at her 10-year-old son's head in what she calls a racially motivated incident....
2019-06-08 03:45

'I was wrong': Officer who shot 911 caller gets 12½ years Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge not to send him to prison, proposing instead that he report to jail each year on the woman's birthday and the anniver...
2019-06-08 03:45

BCCI CoA Appoints N Gopalaswami As Electoral Officer The newly appointed Electoral Officer N. Gopalaswami will supervise the elections of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Indian Cricketers Association....
2019-06-07 21:30

A Chance For Diplomacy: The U.S. State Department Is Hoping President Trump Can Convince Queen Elizabeth To Stop Developing Nuclear Weapons In Her Attic The whole world is watching today as President Trump travels to the United Kingdom to meet with England’s Royal Family, and the stakes of this diplomatic visit have never been higher. The U.S. State Department is hoping that President Trump can convi...
2019-06-03 21:30

Former Stanford sailing coach, the 1st person sentenced in the college admissions bribery scheme, avoids prison time BOSTON (AP) — Former Stanford sailing coach, the 1st person sentenced in the college admissions bribery scheme, avoids prison time. The post Former Stanford sailing coach, the 1st person sentenced in the college admissions bribery scheme, avoids pris...
2019-06-12 22:15

Illegal immigrant who killed Cuomo-linked socialite with fire extinguisher sentenced to life, begs for forgiveness The illegal immigrant who bludgeoned a New York socialite with a fire extinguisher at her Westchester estate in 2015 was sentenced to 22 years to life in prison on Thursday....
2019-06-14 05:30

Former West Point cadet sentenced to 21 years in classmate rape case can return to academy after conviction overturned A former military cadet who was sentenced to 21 years behind bars for allegedly raping a female classmate will now be able to return to West Point after his conviction was overturned two years later on Monday....
2019-06-05 09:15

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Mark...
2019-05-23 00:45

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
2019-05-25 16:30

Former officer charged for not responding to Florida school shooting A former Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested on Tuesday on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges stemming from his lack of response during the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead, the county sheriff said....
2019-06-05 01:45

Off-duty officer stabbed in Memphis after argument in Uber BARTLETT, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say an off-duty Bartlett officer has been stabbed in the face, neck and leg by a person still being sought by police. Memphis police tell news outlets that the officer was sharing an Uber with a man early Su...
2019-06-04 12:15

Former Michigan officer avoids jail for running over suspect BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A former officer who ran over a man who was fleeing police in southwestern Michigan has been acquitted of assault but convicted of reckless driving. Berrien County Trial Court Judge Arthur Cotter delivered the verdict Tues...
2019-05-29 16:45

For "Sarcastic" Tweet On Gandhi, Maharashtra IAS Officer Transferred The IAS officer who triggered a row with her tweet thanking Nathuram Godse has been transferred from her post. The government has also issued her a show-cause notice and asked her to explain the......
2019-06-03 18:15

Northern Ireland police discover bomb under officer's car Police in Northern Ireland discovered a bomb under a police officer's car in Belfast on Saturday that they said was probably planted by militant nationalists intent on killing one of their officers had it not been detected in time....
2019-06-02 00:45

Los Angeles police officer treated for typhoid fever LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles police officer is being treated for typhoid fever and another employee has typhus-like symptoms. The LAPD reported the illnesses Wednesday involving employees of its Central Division office. There’s no word on how th...
2019-05-30 11:15

Kentucky police officer charged with bribery, misconduct LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville, Kentucky, police officer has been indicted on charges of bribing a public servant, unlawfully accessing a computer and official misconduct. The Courier Journal reports 30-year-old Officer William Garrett was indic...
2019-06-07 13:45

Minneapolis officer's attorneys seek no prison for shooting Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017 plan to ask a sentencing judge for no prison time....
2019-05-31 17:15

"Clouds Prevent Radars From Detecting Accurately," Says Top IAF Officer A top Indian Air Force official on Monday defended Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent assertion that a rainy day was a better pick for Balakot strikes as the clouds could help fighter jets evade......
2019-05-27 16:00

Shoplifting suspect shot by officer has 'significant damage' An attorney for a shoplifting suspect who was shot in April by a suburban St. Louis police officer says she has "significant damage to her internal organs."...
2019-06-06 19:45

Officer-Involved Shooting Reported In Perry County PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police officials said investigators are looking into an officer-involved shooting Monday. Officials with KSP Post 13 said the shooting happened Monday night along Hull School Road. Few other details...
2019-06-11 14:30

Japan arrests man for stabbing police officer, taking gun Japanese police on Monday arrested a man on charges of stabbing a police officer and grabbing a loaded handgun in a western city near Osaka, which hosts a summit of the G20 grouping next week, police said....
2019-06-17 09:30

How a stray dog got the best of a Texas police officer (and ate his beef jerky, too) A stray Texas pit bull 'hijacked' a Kilgore police officer's car Saturday and snagged his beef jerky in the front seat before animal control arrived.        ...
2019-06-17 05:45

LAPD investigates officer’s actions in Costco shooting LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department is gathering evidence and video footage in an administrative investigation into an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man who authorities say attacked him inside a Costco Wholesale warehouse st...
2019-06-16 20:45

Japanese police officer stabbed in possible targeted attack: NHK A Japanese police officer was stabbed several times in the chest with a kitchen knife and his loaded handgun stolen while on patrol on Sunday morning in the western city of Suita, in a rare case of violent crime in Japan, public broadcaster NHK repor...
2019-06-16 06:30

Lota Love Friday: Community recognizes TPD K9, officer TUCSON – The community is showing love to a Tucson Police K9 and handler after responding to an armed robbery incident in May. K9 Ofc. Blitz and his handler Ofc. Mike Doyle were nominated as part of the Lota Love Friday contest. On June 2, Blitz was ...
2019-06-15 07:15

Police: Driver dragged Kentucky officer through Kroger lot LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man is accused of trapping a Kentucky trooper’s arm in his car window, dragging the officer through a Kroger parking lot and nearly crashing into other officers. News outlets report 26-year-old Thomas Trummer Jr. was ar...
2019-06-14 10:15

Officer who used stun gun on child wins appeal of suspension CINCINNATI — A Cincinnati police officer suspended after using a stun gun to shock an 11-year-old girl he suspected of stealing from a supermarket and who ignored his commands to stop has successfully appealed his seven-day suspension. An arbitrator ...
2019-06-13 14:30

Ex-officer shown kicking suspect gets a year in prison COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio police officer has been sentenced to a year in prison after a cellphone video showed him kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Ohio’s southern district says former Fra...
2019-06-19 23:15

Idaho court: Officer didn’t see misdemeanor? Arrest not OK BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court says law enforcement officers can’t arrest someone for a misdemeanor unless they have a warrant or actually saw the crime being committed. The unanimous ruling made Wednesday has advocacy organization...
2019-06-13 04:15

Japanese Man Arrested For Stabbing, Stealing Gun Of Police Officer Japanese police today arrested a man on charges of stabbing a police officer and grabbing a loaded handgun in a western city near Osaka, which hosts a summit of the G20 grouping next week, police......
2019-06-17 12:30

Ex-Five Finger Death Punch drummer now a police officer ROCKPORT, Ind. (AP) — The former drummer of the heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch has a new gig, as a southern Indiana police officer. Jeremy Spencer was sworn in Sunday with the Rockport Police Department. He grew up near that Ohio River comm...
2019-06-11 14:30

K9 officer helps catch alleged car thief in midtown TUCSON – An alleged car thief was arrested Sunday evening thanks to the efforts of Tucson Police Department and one of their furry officers, K9 Kiro. According to officials, TPD attempted to pull over a suspected car thief Sunday evening. Polic...
2019-06-11 09:15

Latest: Lawyer says officer attacked unexpectedly in Costco LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Southern California (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The lawyer for an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco says the poli...
2019-06-18 06:45

The Latest: No video of officer shooting in Buttigieg’s city SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly police shooting in the Indiana hometown of Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Authorities say no police video exists of the confrontation during which an office...
2019-06-18 03:30

Bail denied for former police officer charged in killing OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Bail has been denied for a former Mississippi police officer charged in the killing of a woman with whom he was romantically involved. News outlets report Circuit Judge John Gregory denied bail Friday for 38-year-old Mathew Kinne...
2019-05-25 03:30

Brazilian officer a ‘stellar example’ of why more women are needed in UN peacekeeping Training gender advisors and focal points in the Central African Republic (CAR) has earned a Brazilian United Nations peacekeeper a special gender advocate award, it was announced on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 19:30

Former officer pleads guilty to battery for punching suspect A former northeastern Indiana police officer has pleaded guilty to battery and resigned after authorities say he punched a man who refused to have his blood drawn for a drunken driving investigation....
2019-05-24 18:00

US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons. The post US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reaso...
2019-05-29 12:15

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 20:15

Federal Judge Wraps Up Hearings Into CVS-Aetna Deal Two days of unprecedented court hearings on CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna wrapped up without a firm date for when a federal judge would rule on a Justice Department settlement that allowed the deal....
2019-06-07 03:30

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,....
2019-06-15 04:45

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at ...
2019-05-21 14:31

Federal jury indicts Delaware man on ‘swatting’ hoaxes WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Delaware man accused of making hoax emergency calls to locations across the country, causing police and SWAT teams to respond. An indictment handed down May 16 against 29-year-old Rodney All...
2019-06-18 21:00

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
2019-05-22 13:01

ABC headquarters in Sydney raided by Australian federal police Broadcaster’s managing director says raid over 2017’s The Afghan Files series ‘raises legitimate concerns over freedom of the press’The Australian federal police are raiding the ABC offices in Sydney over a series of articles the broadcaster ran in 2...
2019-06-05 08:30

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profil...
2019-06-14 13:45

Adani still needs further federal approval despite pre-election green light Work related to groundwater research will need to be signed off as opponents say new government papers show mine is ‘not ready to go’Adani will not be allowed to dig any coal from its Carmichael mine until it gets further federal government approval ...
2019-05-31 00:15

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
2019-05-21 23:15

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving ...
2019-05-21 22:30

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
2019-06-07 04:45

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm...
2019-06-12 09:30

Federal government commits $73M to Toronto sewer improvements The funding will bolster $133 million in City funds already committed to reduce the amount of basement flooding over four wards in north-west Toronto....
2019-06-11 01:30

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregnancy....
2019-05-25 04:15

Calgary continuing single-use plastics report despite federal ban Despite the announcement of a federal ban, Calgary is continuing with a scoping report on how to reduce or eliminate the use of single-use plastic items....
2019-06-12 02:01

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a preliminary injunction, Judge Carlton Reeves said the la...
2019-05-25 07:30

| Biden, in flip, opposes ban on federal funds for abortion Leading US Democrat Joe Biden, facing major pressure from several rivals chasing the party's 2020 presidential nomination, reversed his longstanding opposition to using federal funds for abortions....
2019-06-07 13:45

Trump orders federal agencies to 'streamline' GMO regulations President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to streamline their "agricultural biotechnology regulatory process" to make it easier for companies to develop and market genetically modified foods....
2019-06-13 00:30

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for aborti...
2019-06-07 15:30

Minnesota officer mows woman’s lawn after checking on her welfare A Minnesota police officer is showing that one of the varieties of ways officers assist those they serve is by grabbing a lawnmower. The Orono Police Department posted a photo on social media Thursday showing Officer Matt Siltala confronting knee-hig...
2019-06-10 23:30

Off-duty officer dies in domestic violence at Michigan home GARDEN CITY, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty Detroit police officer has died following what was described as domestic violence at a home in a suburban community. Detroit police spokesman Cpl. Dan Donakowski tells The Detroit News that the vi...
2019-06-03 15:45

NYC corrections officer accused of sexually abusing inmates for years A corrections officer at the federal lockup in Manhattan has been accused of sexually assaulting four female inmates for more than five years. Colin Akparanta, 42, of New Jersey is charged with four counts of sexual abuse of a ward, four counts of ab...
2019-05-22 02:15

TPD identify officer, suspect involved in south side shooting TUCSON – Police continue to investigate an officer-involved shooting that left a man dead on Sunday. Police say Carlos Vale, 31, was shot by an officer after an altercation at Mission Park Apartments, located at 5601 S. 12th Ave. Tucson Police Depart...
2019-06-18 04:30

Police officer struck by vehicle during traffic stop in Brooklyn A police officer was hit by a car during a traffic stop involving a stolen vehicle in Brooklyn, authorities said Saturday. Officers from the NYPD’s Anti-Crime Unit had stopped the car shortly after 10:45 p.m. Friday near Riverdale Avenue and Ch...
2019-05-25 20:45

Retiring Winslow officer gets emotional final radio call WINSLOW, Ariz. – After 26 years of serving, Sgt. Afton Foster “signed off” duty last Friday. To his surprise, his last call on the radio was one he would never forget. “He was surprised by some very special guests who were is dispatch helping to send...
2019-06-05 02:15

Man killed by officer in Costco was nonverbal, had intellectual disabilities, relative says Corona police said the officer opened fire after being attacked "without provocation" while holding his child in a Costco store.        ...
2019-06-17 20:00

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
2019-06-17 07:30

Costco shooting: Police say off-duty officer shot man who attacked him and his son An off-duty police officer opened fire on a man who he said attacked him and his son in a shooting at a California Costco on Friday night that left one dead and three injured....
2019-06-16 22:15

Off-duty Chicago officer charged in fatal weekend crash CHICAGO (AP) — A 24-year-old Chicago police officer has been charged with reckless homicide and other crimes after authorities say he crashed his personal car into a restaurant while off duty. Investigators say Terrance Finley’s car jumped a cu...
2019-06-11 16:15

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chief science officer would be an underestimation. Fro...
2019-05-28 10:15

Nursing mom gets booted from water park. Officer says she can't sit with both breasts out The Nessler Park manager wanted the mom out after people complained. An officer was called to the scene where his body cam captured the altercation.        ...
2019-06-11 20:30

DOE’s Carranza hires Disney exec as ‘chief experience officer’ Maybe he’ll turn New York’s schools into a Magic Kingdom. Schools chancellor Richard Carranza has hired a longtime Walt Disney World executive as the Dept. of Education’s first-ever “chief experience officer,” the Post has learned. “It is a new role ...
2019-06-16 08:45

After Retired Soldier's Arrest As Foreigner, Assam Officer's Explanation A former police officer from Assam -- on the basis of whose investigation a retired army man was declared a foreigner and locked up last week - has blamed it on a mix-up in records. Chandramal Das,......
2019-06-02 03:15

Georgetown Police Officer Remains Hospitalized After Hit-And-Run Crash In Wisconsin LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Georgetown Police officer remains in a Wisconsin hospital after he was hit while riding a motorcycle last week. He now has to undergo several surgeries, just one month before he and his wife are expecting their first...
2019-06-16 06:00

Former Florida officer charged for inaction during Parkland school shooting The Florida deputy who was on duty during a deadly shooting at a Parkland high school has been arrested. The charges against him relate to his inaction during the massacre that killed 17 people....
2019-06-05 08:15

Louisiana officer mauled by gator, jaws had to be pried open An alligator about five feet long clamped down on a Louisiana deputy's arm Monday, forcing other officers to pry the beast’s jaw open to free the deputy, reports said....
2019-06-18 15:00

Georgia police officer fired for shocking, punching woman An Atlanta police officer has been fired for using a stun gun on a woman and punching her in the face in front of her traumatized 4-year-old daughter....
2019-05-22 17:45

IAS Officer Trolled After "Sarcastic" Tweet On Mahatma Gandhi, Godse A Maharashtra IAS officer landed in trouble after her tweet that appeared to question the celebration of Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary. While the Nationalist Congress Party demanded that she be......
2019-06-02 12:45

The Latest: Slain CIA officer’s daughter slams Lindh release TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on John Walker Lindh’s release from prison (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The daughter of a CIA officer killed in Afghanistan after interrogating John Walker Lindh in 2001 wrote President Donald Trump urging h...
2019-05-23 17:15

| Norway draft in towering press officer to prepare for Renard Norway have drafted in their towering male press officer to help prepare for the looming figure of French star Wendie Renard in their World Cup Group A showdown....
2019-06-11 17:15

German police officer killed by train while pursuing suspect BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say a police officer has been killed after being hit by a train while pursuing burglary suspects in a town near Frankfurt. Police said the officer was struck and killed by the train near the Waechtersbach train statio...
2019-06-07 12:30

Alabama police arrest suspect in shooting death of officer A man sought for the shooting death of an Auburn, Alabama, police officer and the wounding of two others was arrested without incident early on Monday after a brief manhunt that had the community on edge, authorities said....
2019-05-21 14:45

Off-duty police officer fired gun in deadly Costco shooting CORONA, Calif. — An off-duty police officer opened fire inside a Costco Wholesale warehouse store, killing a man who had attacked him and wounding two others, the Corona Police Department said. Kenneth French, 32, of Riverside assaulted the Los Angel...
2019-06-16 15:30

Protesters and Police Clash in Memphis After Officer-Involved Shooting North Memphis, Tenn., was in chaos Wednesday night after U.S. Marshals Service officers shot and killed a 20-year-old black man, Brandon Webber, in his family’s front yard. The killing quickly rippled through the community, leading to clashes between...
2019-06-13 21:15

Texas Officer In Critical Condition After Alleged Assault By Ky. Transient SOUR LAKE, Texas (CNN)– A man who seriously injured a Texas police officer Monday night is facing several charges. Officials say this man is a transient from Kentucky. It all started in Sour Lake, which is about one hour outside Houston, when a...
2019-05-30 14:45

Video shows judge barking at officer during traffic stop A judge was allowed to go on his way after aggressively challenging a police officer during a traffic stop and ordering him to "check the registration on this plate soon, mister."...
2019-06-13 21:30

Police: Baltimore officer wrongfully chased, arrested critic BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say a 24-year Baltimore police veteran wrongfully chased down and arrested a man who criticized the officer’s behavior. The Baltimore Sun reports 49-year-old Sgt. Ethan Newberg has been charged with assault, false i...
2019-06-07 15:15

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child sparks protests WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — Activists are planning to protest at a police agency in northern Utah after learning an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child will continue to work. Black Lives Matter in Utah founder Lex Scott said Thursday they ...
2019-06-14 05:30

Paul Manafort transferred to federal prison in lower Manhattan Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager, has been moved from a federal lockup in Pennsylvania to a lower Manhattan prison, a source said. Manafort, who was sentenced to more than seven years in March for financial crimes, also faces ...
2019-06-18 08:45

Federal Panel Reverses Ruling That Tossed Ky. Ethics Rules FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky law that regulates contact between legislators and lobbyists — stemming from a scandal that shook the state’s political landscape decades ago — is constitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. A three-...
2019-05-31 06:30

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists _____ WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can...
2019-06-09 19:45

Alberta set to pass law to kill provincial carbon tax, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
2019-05-30 21:45

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
2019-05-30 18:45

Florida inmate charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing i...
2019-05-21 14:31

Some federal prosecutors disagreed with decision to charge Assange under Espionage Act The prosecutors feared such charges posed serious risks for First Amendment protections and had other concerns, according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-05-25 04:45

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
2019-05-21 20:45

SNC-Lavalin could avoid ban from federal contracts due to delay in policy update An internal federal document obtained by The Canadian Press shows the Liberal government was planning to announce a long-studied revision to its so-called "integrity regime" in early February....
2019-06-01 17:45

Federal Grant To Continue Youth-Support Services Program FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services. Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities says t...
2019-06-19 12:15

Mysterious deaths of over 70 gray whales spark federal investigation Gene Johnson/AP About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. This has alarmed experts. In an average year, about 35 whales wash up in the US. Scientists in the...
2019-06-01 21:30

Joe Biden says he now supports federal funding of abortion, in second apparent reversal Joe Biden said on Thursday that he supports the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for most abortions, after facing criticism this week for his support for the measure....
2019-06-07 06:30

Federal Prosecutors Don’t Have to Disclose Secret Flynn Transcripts, Judge Says The federal judge’s order means that prosecutors will not be required to make public highly classified conversations between Michael T. Flynn and a Russian diplomat....
2019-06-05 04:45

Suspect in custody after shots fired at federal building in Dallas A suspect was taken into custody after shots were fired Monday morning outside a federal building in Dallas, according to reports. “Please avoid the area of the Earl Cabel [sic] Federal building and Jackson St. specifically,” Dallas police Maj. Max G...
2019-06-17 17:30

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for advisory commit...
2019-06-15 02:45

Mississippi-based federal judge nominated to appeals court JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating a federal district judge from southern Mississippi to serve on one of the nation’s most conservative federal appeals courts. The White House on Tuesday announced the nomination of Halil...
2019-06-12 04:15

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
2019-06-14 02:15

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
2019-06-05 23:15

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executiv...
2019-06-13 14:45

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — t...
2019-05-23 08:30

Elizabeth Warren wants answers from federal agencies about algorithmic bias Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants federal agencies to answer questions about algorithmic bias in fintech and financial lending.Read More...
2019-06-13 03:15

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to block a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription drugs in television ads....
2019-06-15 12:15

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with the $7.25-an-hour base, remaining unchanged for nea...
2019-06-17 05:45

Federal officials: Upcoming wildfire season could be even worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
2019-06-15 15:15

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
2019-06-15 20:30

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical civil service....
2019-05-22 03:30

Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr....
2019-06-11 15:30

A Confused Police Officer Pulled Over a Self-Driving Vehicle on Its First Day Carrying Passengers (PROVIDENCE, R.I.) — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements says an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because...
2019-05-21 14:31

Early morning officer-involved shooting leaves one suspect dead Tucson Police Dept. is investigating an early morning officer-involved shooting that left one suspect dead. Tucson police responded to a burglary in progress in the 100 block of west Calle Nuevo Vida around 12:42 a.m. Sunday. As officers arrived at t...
2019-06-16 20:15

‘I will give you a hug’: Video shows Chandler officer talking man off freeway bridge CHANDLER, Ariz – An early-morning encounter with a man who appeared to be ready to jump from a pedestrian bridge has many praising the actions of a Chandler police officer. The Chandler Police Department shared body camera footage of the encoun...
2019-06-13 12:30

Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years in prison for Australian woman's shooting death A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
2019-06-07 23:30

Officer who killed store manager didn’t violate LAPD policy LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Commission says an officer who shot at a crowded store during a standoff, killing an assistant manager, didn’t violate LAPD policy. The Los Angeles Times reports the commission made that ruling Tuesday ...
2019-06-13 04:15

Rikers officer so badly beaten he may never be able to hold his child, wife claims A city corrections officer brutally beaten by Rikers Island inmates was so badly hurt, he may never be able to carry his own child, his wife claims in a lawsuit. Jean Souffrant suffered a broken neck and spinal injuries in the February 2018 beating b...
2019-06-09 06:15

A Utah officer pulled his gun on a 10-year-old black boy. He'll keep working, chief says. Police in Woods Cross, Utah, said the officer will keep working during an review involving an incident involving the 10-year-old son of Jerri Hrubes.        ...
2019-06-11 23:30

Oakland cops collected $30M in overtime pay last year; one officer logged 2,600 OT hours Oakland police officers logged more than $30 million in overtime pay last year despite more than 80 percent of cases missing proper documentation thanks to a system that has virtually no oversight....
2019-06-13 13:30

Police officer who shot caregiver of man with autism found guilty of negligence Florida police officer Jonathan Aledda was convicted Monday of culpable negligence for shooting a caretaker in 2016.        ...
2019-06-19 03:15

Grand jury to hear case in Mississippi police officer death GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A grand jury will hear the case against the suspect in the slaying of a Mississippi officer who was shot outside a police station last month. Mississippi Gulf Coast news outlets report that Judge Gaston Hewes Jr. said Tuesday t...
2019-06-18 23:45

Senior Madhya Pradesh Officer Punished For Demanding Alcohol From Juniors A senior officer in the Madhya Pradesh government was transferred after he reportedly demanded non-vegetarian food and liquor from his juniors, asked them to foot the bill for the food and drinks as......
2019-06-07 18:30

Argentinian ex-army officer accused of murder found on holiday in Sicily Reporters discovered Carlos Luis Malatto, accused of five counts of crimes against humanity, in MessinaHuman rights groups have expressed outrage after a former Argentinian army officer accused of committing murder and forced disappearances during th...
2019-06-14 04:45

Lawyers for officer who shot, killed Minnesota woman ask for unusual sentence Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder after he shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 asked a judge Thursday to forgo a prison sentence in lieu of an unusual arrangement: they propose he'd report to jail for a we...
2019-06-07 05:15

NYPD hunt gunman who fired on police officer at a traffic stop Police are searching for a would-be cop killer they say opened fire, striking no one, after they pulled him over for a routine car stop for non-working brake lights at 1:30 a.m. Saturday in Jamaica, Queens. The suspect, accused of fleeing on foot whi...
2019-06-02 07:30

Man tried to climb White House fence, assaulted police officer, authorities say A suspect was stopped by Secret Service agents Friday night as he allegedly tried to climb over a White House security barrier, according to reports. ...
2019-06-15 13:45

Walmart taps ex-Google, Amazon employee as new chief technology officer Walmart Inc has appointed Suresh Kumar, a former employee of Alphabet Inc-owned Google and Amazon.com Inc, as its new chief technology officer as it tries to fuel an internal tech transformation and boost its e-commerce business....
2019-05-28 19:15

Donald Trump presents Public Safety Officer Medal of Honor President Donald Trump praised the "immortal acts of courage" of 14 first responders who received the Public Safety Officer Medal of Honor on Wednesday afternoon at the White House....
2019-05-23 03:00

Officer accused of sexually abusing 15-year-old killed himself, Mississippi police say The apparent suicide follows claims that the Jackson Police Department officer sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl in Mississippi.        ...
2019-05-28 04:00

Suspect found guilty in police officer’s 2010 shooting death CHICAGO (AP) — A man who bragged about killing an off-duty Chicago police officer during an armed robbery has been found guilty of first-degree murder. Antwon Carter, flanked by sheriff’s deputies, shuffled calmly out of Cook County Circuit Cou...
2019-05-24 05:30

Margaret Williams Promoted to New Role of Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer CHICAGO, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that Margaret Williams has been promoted to the new role of Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Williams will perform...
2019-05-23 15:15

CBOE Names Pamela Culpepper New Chief Human Resources Officer CHICAGO, IL -- April 19, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added Pamela Culpepper to its management team as Chief Human Resources Officer. Culpepper, 51, reports to Alan J. Dean, Executi...
2019-05-22 12:15

Montana tribe rips Trump administration over federal coal leasing A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting it, saying the move violated its treaty rights and would have major impacts on its land....
2019-05-30 02:45

Federal court deals decisive blow to Obama water rule A federal court dealt a decisive blow against the Obama administration's Waters of the U.S. rule this week, bolstering the Trump administration's deregulation agenda....
2019-05-30 01:30

President Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for all of its adv...
2019-06-15 23:01

Trump’s Misguided Ban on Federal Fetal-Tissue Research Can Only Hurt Science The Trump administration is halting fetal tissue research by government scientists and placing new restrictions on how the National Institutes of Health issues grants to academic researchers. The move is meant to appease the president’s anti-choice p...
2019-06-07 02:30

New federal tax rules create advantage for real estate investment trusts As Generation X and millennials inherit their baby boomer parents' assets amid the so-called Great Wealth Transfer, some will look to invest it in rental property to generate income....
2019-06-18 16:15

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the death penalty....
2019-06-12 19:45

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
2019-05-21 15:15

Virginia Beach shooter bought guns he used legally -federal agent The gunman who killed 12 people at a municipal building in Virginia Beach appears to have bought the guns he used legally, a U.S. federal agent said on Saturday....
2019-06-02 04:01

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
2019-06-07 08:30

John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Released From Federal Prison Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was freed on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the Taliban....
2019-05-23 18:45

Senators Ask Federal Reserve to Review Trump’s Deutsche Bank Transactions Seven Democrats, including the presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, want the Fed to examine the bank’s compliance with anti-money-laundering laws over flagged transactions....
2019-06-07 00:30

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
2019-05-24 23:30

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal government is trying to disappear a lawsuit filed by a g...
2019-06-05 06:45

Brazil to send gang leaders to federal prisons after massacre: minister Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Tuesday that the prison gang leaders responsible for killing 55 inmates in prisons across the northern city of Manaus will be moved to maximum-security federal jails....
2019-05-29 06:15

The DOJ will police Apple in the federal government's new tech antitrust push (AAPL) Getty In what's been a tidal wave of potential tech antitrust action, Apple has been added to the list of major tech companies that may soon be investigated by the federal government, according to Reuters. Reuters said on Monday that the Justice De...
2019-06-05 18:45

Supreme Court allows states and the federal government to prosecute a person for the same crime In a 7-2 ruling, over dissents from Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Neil Gorsuch, the justices affirmed the so-called "dual sovereignty" exception to the Constitution's double jeopardy clause....
2019-06-17 18:00

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect t...
2019-06-06 05:45

Dallas shooting: Man killed in shootout at federal courthouse was college student A 22-year-old man suspected of opening fire on a federal courthouse in Dallas was a Del Mar College student.        ...
2019-06-17 23:30

Paul Manafort will reportedly be moved from federal lockup to Rikers Island President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort will be moved from a federal prison lockup in Pennsylvania to Rikers Island later this week, a report said Monday. Manhattan District Attorney requested the transfer after a New York grand...
2019-06-04 06:45

Disability denials: Congressman calls for federal investigation into eligibility decisions A USA TODAY Network investigation found some doctors were making big money denying disability benefits. Now a congressman is demanding an investigation.        ...
2019-06-06 11:30

Rift emerges between federal agencies reviewing the Sprint and T-Mobile merger A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers, entered uncertain legal territory this week, after the two federal agencies reviewing the $26 billion deal appeared to split in their thinking about the t...
2019-05-21 19:30

Federal court grants oil refiners a victory in ethanol waiver battle A federal appeals court granted oil refiners a victory Friday by denying a renewable fuel group's attempt to block the Environmental Protection Agency from exempting oil companies from blending ethanol in gasoline....
2019-05-21 19:30

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for federal regulators....
2019-05-22 23:45

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected....
2019-05-25 03:45

Questions remain over $100 million Federal investment in Boat Harbour Project Environmentalists, First Nations and other concerned parties saw the influx as a smart move, one that would certainly help the cleanup project at the Nova Scotia effluent treatment facility....
2019-05-25 06:30

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executiv...
2019-06-15 04:15

Judge rules federal prison must treat inmate’s breast cancer WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A judge has ordered the federal prison system to make sure a North Carolina woman gets timely treatment for breast cancer while she is incarcerated in Alabama. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that a judge ...
2019-06-12 22:15

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare's rules because they'd done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama's tenure....
2019-05-22 10:30

CBOE Holdings Announces Appointment of Alexandra Albright as Chief Compliance Officer CHICAGO, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that Alexandra M. Albright has been named to the newly created role of Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) for its affiliated exchanges -- the Chicago Board Option...
2019-05-23 15:15

Costco Shooting Leaves Family of Man Killed by Off-Duty Officer Demanding Answers The man’s family has characterized him as having a mental disability, and called for more information to be released. The police have said the officer was assaulted before he opened fire....
2019-06-18 22:00

Police officer who sawed and smashed through man's windscreen is guilty of gross misconduct A police officer who sawed and smashed his way through a man's windscreen with a knife after mistaking him for a drug dealer committed gross misconduct, an investigation has found....
2019-06-15 14:45

Body worn camera video released in Marana officer-involved shooting MARANA, Ariz.  – Marana police released body cam footage of an officer-involved shooting. It happened on March 31 near Silverbell Road and Continental Reserve Loop. The suspect Juan Padilla was shot and killed. The video is graphic and disturbing. In...
2019-05-21 15:45

Parents of police officer poisoned in Salisbury Novichok attack hit out at plans for TV drama The parents of a police officer poisoned in the Salisbury Novichok attack have labelled plans to make a TV drama about the incident "inappropriately premature."...
2019-05-31 17:30

Police pursuing complaint against Raptors president Masai Ujiri for battery of an officer Police confirmed Friday morning that they are pursuing a misdemeanor complaint against Raptors president Masai Ujiri for battery of a police officer.       ...
2019-06-14 18:30

Memphis police officers injured in unrest following officer-involved shooting: reports The fatal shooting of a suspect who allegedly emerged from his vehicle with a weapon after ramming the vehicles of approaching law enforcement officers sparked a clash between Memphis residents and police on Wednesday night, according to reports....
2019-06-13 13:30

Dana Loesch on arrest of officer for inaction during Parkland shooting: 'This wasn't the only failure' National Rifle Association spokesperson Dana Loesch said Thursday that the inaction of a school resource officer during a deadly school rampage was just one "failure" of authorities and administrators in Parkland, Fla. ...
2019-06-06 16:45

Minneapolis police officer who killed Justine Damond given 12-year jail term Mohamed Noor convicted in April over death of AustralianNoor said sorry in court for ‘taking the life of a perfect person’A former Minneapolis police officer convicted of killing the Australian life coach Justine Damond apologized to her family for “...
2019-06-08 19:15

Officer avoids jail time in attempted unlawful sexual conduct case TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of overlooking an arrest warrant in exchange for oral sex was sentenced to three years of probation in connection to the case Monday afternoon. Back in January, Officer Richard Daniel was ar...
2019-06-18 04:30

New Mexico sheriff officer allegedly 'jokingly' tased his co-worker in the groin: reports A New Mexico sheriff’s officer is facing scrutiny after surveillance video released Friday showed he allegedly used his issued taser to stun his co-worker, a jail deputy, in the groin....
2019-06-18 15:00

YouTuber sentenced to prison for prank 'humiliating' homeless man with toothpaste Oreos YouTuber Kanghua Ren, known as ReSet, was sentenced to 15 months and fined approximately $22,000 by a Spanish court after the prank went viral.        ...
2019-06-04 01:45

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh unveils platform ahead of 2019 federal election Speaking in Hamilton at the NDP convention on Sunday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh  is expected to unveil his party's platform ahead of the 2019 federal election....
2019-06-16 19:45

Dallas shooting: Man killed in shootout at federal courthouse was recent college grad A 22-year-old man suspected of opening fire on a federal courthouse in Dallas was a recent graduate of Del Mar College.        ...
2019-06-18 13:30

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue....
2019-06-04 07:15

Democrats attack Ben Carson for stripping illegal immigrants of federal housing assistance Tuesday’s congressional hearing for Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson featured lots of angry Democrats saying nasty things about him and his department’s plan to deny public assistance to illegal immigrants....
2019-05-23 21:15

Rocket Report: SpaceX sues the federal government, Chinese launch failure Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.01 of the Rocket Report! This week marks one year since the first report. What started as an experiment has grown into something that a lot of people ...
2019-05-25 00:30

Gilead CEO insists federal government patent for HIV prevention pill Truvada is invalid Daniel O’Day testified before the House Oversight Committee, which called a hearing after The Post reported that the government had opted against filing a patent infringement case on the drug’s use....
2019-05-21 14:38

Federal procurement minister wishes Irving hadn’t threatened reporters with lawsuit Public Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough said the government is reviewing its policies on divulging journalists' names and other personal information to companies with government contracts....
2019-05-30 21:30

Federal government cuts English classes, legal services for migrant children ASSOCIATED PRESS – The federal government has stopped paying for English-language courses and legal services at facilities that hold immigrant children around the country, imposing budget cuts it says are necessary at a time when record numbers...
2019-06-06 22:30

White House Office Requests 2-Year Delay on Huawei Ban For Federal Contractors The White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has requested that Congress delay the ban on federal contractors using Huawei equipment. The ban, part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), will prohibit contractors for the federal...
2019-06-10 22:30

Suspect in Louisiana Black Church Arsons Charged With Federal Hate Crimes Prosecutors in Louisiana have charged suspect Holden Matthews, 21, with federal hate crimes for allegedly burning several black churches in the St. Landry Parish region earlier this year, according to NBC....
2019-06-13 07:15

Kamala Harris calls for federal approval before states pass abortion restrictions Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., plans to announce Tuesday evening that if she wins the White House next November she will seek to institute a pre-clearance requirement for states and localities seeking to pass laws barring abortions....
2019-05-28 22:15

Americans' perception of LGBTQ rights under federal law largely incorrect: Reuters/Ipsos Almost half of all Americans incorrectly believe that federal law protects lesbian, gay and bisexual people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released this week....
2019-06-11 13:30

U.S. Justice Dept. keeps Manafort in federal custody, citing health, personal safety Convicted felon Paul Manafort will remain in federal custody, a U.S. Justice Department official said on Tuesday, citing concerns about the "health and personal safety" of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman if he was transferred to a l...
2019-06-18 22:15

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction of a wall on the southern U.S. border because the project’s funding likely is illegal....
2019-05-25 19:30

MPs demand more federal assistance as mental-health issues rise on Canadian farms A new report says Canada's farmers struggle with many challenges - such as market volatility, debt, long work days, unpredictable weather and loneliness....
2019-05-28 20:30

Qualcomm shares plunge on report federal judge rules it has violated antitrust law Shares of Qualcomm sank more than 12% in premarket trading Wednesday after a federal judge ruled the company unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal....
2019-05-22 12:15

John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Set to Leave Federal Prison This Week The release of John Walker Lindh, captured during the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, is highlighting questions about his reintegration into society....
2019-05-22 06:15

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will provide users additional information about the reach and ownership of an ad....
2019-06-10 12:15

Federal prosecutors suspect 'far-right motive' in killing of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. They believe there was a far-right motive, but have no evidence the suspect was part of a terror network....
2019-06-17 17:30

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX index rises ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve minutes An index of Latin American currencies rose on Wednesday against the dollar ahead of the release of U.S. Federal Reserve minutes, while a regional equities benchmark was on course for a third straight day of gains. Minutes from the Federal Open Ma...
2019-05-22 17:45

Alibaba reshuffles management; chief financial officer to oversee strategic investment unit China's Alibaba Group on Tuesday said its chief financial officer, Maggie Wu, will oversee the firm's strategic acquisitions and investments unit, as part of a business and management reshuffle at the e-commerce giant....
2019-06-18 07:30

New Jersey police officer could get life sentence after driver gunned down during high-speed chase A New Jersey police officer could be spending the rest of his life in prison after being charged with shooting and killing a driver and wounding a passenger during a wild chase caught on video....
2019-05-22 22:15

Parkland resource officer Scot Peterson stayed outside as bullets flew. Is he negligent or a scapegoat? Parkland resource officer Scot Peterson faces seven counts of neglect of a child, three counts of culpable negligence and one count of perjury.        ...
2019-06-06 01:30

Ex-Minneapolis police officer gets 12½-year prison term for fatal shooting of unarmed 911 caller MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ex-Minneapolis police officer gets 12½-year prison term for fatal shooting of unarmed 911 caller. The post Ex-Minneapolis police officer gets 12½-year prison term for fatal shooting of unarmed 911 caller appeared first on LEX18.com...
2019-06-07 20:01

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid about how the tick-borne illness —  which he says he contracted while on the job —  has affected him....
2019-06-12 08:00

CBOE Names John F. Deters Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has appointed John F. Deters as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives. Deters, 42, is based in Chicago and repo...
2019-05-23 04:45

Lose the Chalk, Officer: Court Finds Marking Tires of Parked Cars Unconstitutional The police in four states will have to drop an age-old method of telling whether a car has been parked too long: an appeals court says it violates the Fourth Amendment’s ban on unreasonable searches....
2019-05-21 19:45

Male student poses as girl to catch sexual predators, nabs police officer _____ A California college student used a Snapchat filter to pose as an underage girl online in an effort to catch sexual predators. The alleged predator he caught was a San Mateo police officer. Ethan, 20, a San Francisco Bay Area college student, u...
2019-06-15 22:30

'Bachelor' Chris Soules to be sentenced in August for his role in fatal 2017 Iowa crash The sentencing for Chris Soules, a reality TV star charged in relation to a fatal 2017 road crash, has been rescheduled for August.        ...
2019-05-28 17:45

Engel blasts Trump's 'phony' emergency, says Democrats will try to block Saudi Arabia weapons deal Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called the Trump administration's weapons sale an abuse of the law and vowed to stop it.        ...
2019-06-12 18:30

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules to be sentenced this week for 2017 fatal crash; faces 2 years Sentencing for the former "Bachelor" star Chris Soules, who faces two years for fleeing the scene of a fatal crash in his native Iowa, begins Tuesday.        ...
2019-05-21 17:45

R. Kelly Hit With 11 New Sex Crime Charges Chicago prosecutors on Thursday filed 11 felony sex crime charges against R&B superstar R. Kelly, in what his lawyer said was a refiling of counts from an existing case....
2019-05-31 09:45

The MH17 Charges, Explained Four men were charged with murder for an attack on a plane in 2014. What happened then, who are the defendants and what does it have to do with Russia?...
2019-06-19 20:30

Don Jr. 'not at all' worried about perjury charges Donald Trump Jr. said Wednesday after his closed-door meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee that he's “not at all" worried about perjury charges and didn’t alter his previous testimony to the committee. “There was nothing to change,” he told...
2019-06-12 21:45

Brazil to send prison gang leaders to federal jails after massacre: justice minister Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Tuesday that the prison gang leaders responsible for killing 55 inmates in prisons across the northern city of Manaus will be moved to maximum security federal jails....
2019-05-28 22:45

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary in wake of Trans Mountain approval Two federal cabinet ministers are making appearances in Alberta Wednesday following the Trudeau government's second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion....
2019-06-19 16:15

Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees' calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog Trump's relationships with Deutsche Bank have drawn scrutiny in Congress and elsewhere. Trump sued the bank last month to prevent it from complying with Congressional subpoenas....
2019-05-21 15:30

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized independence from politics — in an uncomfortable position....
2019-06-08 01:15

Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to buy Trump administration post with loan approvals NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to buy Trump administration post with loan approvals. The post Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to buy Trump administration post with loan approvals ap...
2019-05-23 17:15

Rapper Kodak Black facing federal gun charge after arrest at Miami music festival Kodak Black, who was arrested Saturday before a show, was charged with making a false statement while trying to purchase a gun.        ...
2019-05-21 15:15

Federal criminal probe tied to 'microcap fraud' case may include former Riot Blockchain CEO Federal authorities have launched an investigation into a group of "microcap fraudsters," according to court documents. The investigation is parallel to an SEC civil case against the alleged "fraudsters," and more details are currently unknown....
2019-05-23 00:45

Federal court of appeals rules against Trump 'blanket ban' of abortions for illegal-immigrant teens A federal appeals court ruled against a Trump administration "blanket ban" that prevents illegal immigrants from getting abortions once they cross the border....
2019-06-15 06:30

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not permitted to work, vote or campaign....
2019-06-08 04:45

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency recommended Thursday that President Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent defenders, counselor Kellyanne Conway, for repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity by government workers. Th...
2019-06-14 04:45

U.S. Federal Reserve ends 2013 'London Whale' enforcement action against JPMorgan Chase The U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Thursday it had terminated a 2013 enforcement action it imposed on JPMorgan Chase after the bank reported significant losses stemming from its "London Whale" trading scandal....
2019-06-06 23:15

Paul Manafort not going to Rikers Island, will remain in federal custody after DOJ rejects move, source says The Justice Department has rejected New York County District Attorney Cy Vance Jr.'s attempt to have former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort transferred to the notorious Rikers Island prison complex ahead of his pending state court trial, amid q...
2019-06-18 08:15

Man suspected of setting fires at Louisiana black churches charged with federal hate crimes The man suspected of setting fire to three churches in St. Landry Parish has been indicted on federal hate crime charges.        ...
2019-06-13 01:00

Florida resource officer who didn't enter Parkland school during massacre granted reduced bail The former Florida sheriff's deputy charged with 11 criminal counts for failing to confront the gunman in the February 2018 Parkland school massacre was released from jail Thursday, according to reports....
2019-06-07 02:15

Ohio State campus police officer honored by President Trump for response to knife attack Ohio State police officer Alan Horujko, who fatally shot a knife-wielding attacker on campus, received the Medal of Valor at the White House.        ...
2019-05-23 11:15

Cboe Global Markets Announces Planned Chief Financial Officer Retirement and Successor Appointment CHICAGO - November 7, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced the planned retirement of its Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer, Alan Dean, at the end of December 31, 2017, after ...
2019-05-22 01:30

R. Kelly to be arraigned on 11 new sex-assault charges CHICAGO (AP) — Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his Cook County arraignment. Thursday’s hearing in Chicago comes a week after prosecutors announced the new counts, including four aggravated crimi...
2019-06-06 07:30

Senate Democrats urge Federal Reserve to probe Deutsche Bank's relationship with Trump, Kushner Senate Democrats are now urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank’s relationship with President Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, following reports that bank officials ignored alleged suspicious activities on their accounts....
2019-06-06 22:00

Federal agency recommends Kellyanne Conway be fired for ‘repeat’ violation of law prohibiting political statements WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agency recommends Kellyanne Conway be fired for ‘repeat’ violation of law prohibiting political statements. The post Federal agency recommends Kellyanne Conway be fired for ‘repeat’ violation of law p...
2019-06-13 18:15

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organizati...
2019-06-11 18:30

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in a report this week that they should stop r...
2019-06-17 00:45

Detroit man arraigned on charges in attack on police DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man is facing three counts of assault with intent to murder for an attack that injured three police officers, including one who was shot. Prosecutors say 22-year-old Deantrae Corey Oneal also faces three counts of resisting o...
2019-05-28 23:30

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. (June 13)   ...
2019-06-14 08:30