COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Police said Wednesday that they will look into any new leads into the 2001 slaying of a Missouri newspaper sports editor after one of the two men originally convicted of murder had his case overturned and was freed.
The woman accused of stalking Emmy-award winning actor Alec Baldwin and his wife was held in contempt of court during her trial on Wednesday after outbursts in a New York courtroom. Judge Robert Mandelbaum had warned aspiring Canadian actress Genevieve Sabourin that he would throw her out of the courtroom on Tuesday after she interrupted testimony by Baldwin and his wife, Hilaria. Sabourin, 41, is charged with 24 counts of harassment and stalking and could face up to a year in prison if convicted. Baldwin, 55, was moved to tears during his testimony on Tuesday as he described Sabourin as "dangerous" and said she had ruined his engagement day when she showed up unannounced at his home.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's choice to run the Homeland Security Department placed the agency's core mission — counterterrorism — as his third priority during a confirmation hearing Wednesday and took some criticism for submitting written answers to Congress that cribbed responses from several other Obama administration nominees.