BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police union says justice has been done in Freddie Gray case, calls prosecutor's comments 'outrageous'
CUSHING, Okla. (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine how a Kansas skydiver was separated from her parachute and harness during a jump in Oklahoma.
The relationship between a former Wall Street investment banker charged for insider trading and his father, who traded on information about mergers he learned from him, took center stage at the start of the son's trial on Wednesday. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brooke Cucinella told jurors in Manhattan
A manslaughter charge against a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a black man carrying an air rifle was dismissed on Wednesday after the deputy argued that he acted in self-defense, court documents showed. Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Peter Peraza, who is Hispanic, argued for protection
MILAN (AP) — An Italian judge has indicted the Eni oil company, former CEO Paolo Scaroni and eight others on a charge of bribing an Algerian official to win an 8 billion euro ($8.8 billion) contract.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore has formally defended the gay marriage memo that put his judicial career in peril, saying he was merely trying to answer questions from probate judges that his fellow justices would not address.
NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyer for an investment banker on trial for insider trading has blamed the man's father for betraying his son by making illegal trades that made over $1 million.
CHICAGO (AP) — British billionaire Richard Branson says if kids are going to smoke marijuana, their parents should join them.
U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman said Hinckley, 61, who was found not guilty by reason of insanity in a 1982 trial, no longer posed a danger to himself or others. "Since 1983, when he last attempted suicide, he has displayed no symptoms of active mental illness, exhibited no violent behavior,
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Small protests popped up around downtown Philadelphia on Wednesday and no marches were planned, making for quieter streets on Day 3 of the Democratic convention.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped all remaining charges against the three Baltimore police officers who were still awaiting trial in Freddie Gray' death, blaming police for a biased investigation that failed to produce a single conviction.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Court of Appeals on Wednesday reversed a portion of the fraud convictions of a former lottery official accused of fixing a Hot Lotto game in Iowa in 2010 but upheld a second conviction.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is expressing concern at the Turkish government's restrictions on individual rights under the state of emergency imposed after a failed July 15 coup and "worrying reports" of mistreatment of some military detainees.
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 years after he tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in an effort to impress actress Jodie Foster, John Hinckley Jr. will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full time with his mother in Virginia, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the case against officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was injured in police custody (all times local):
By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Baltimore's top prosecutor on Wednesday dropped all remaining charges against police officers tied to the death of black detainee Freddie Gray, after failing four times to secure convictions in a case that inflamed the U.S. debate on race and justice. Prosecutor
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated rape and kidnapping charges against a Cleveland man who argued that a 20-year delay in indicting him was unconstitutional.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday dismissed a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who claimed self-defense in the 2014 fatal shooting of a 33-year-old black man carrying what turned out to be an air rifle.
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — Police officers in Massachusetts are planning to protest after the mayor of Somerville refused to remove a Black Lives Matter banner from city hall.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton accepted $100,000 from the head of a company his office was investigating for Medicaid fraud despite internal rules at his agency that prohibit such gifts.