CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. judge sentenced a reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to 22 years in prison Monday for his role in a $1 billion trafficking conspiracy, saying the stiff sentence should send a message to traffickers everywhere.
By Daina Beth Solomon VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - A California man who spent more than 30 years in prison for a 1978 murder was ordered released on Monday by a judge who overturned his conviction based on DNA analysis and investigative reports that were withheld from his defense. The California Innocence Project, which worked for 15 years to win Michael Hanline’s freedom, said the case represented the oldest conviction to be reversed in the state. ...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration outlined steps Monday to improve its security and air traffic control backup systems following the sabotage of a suburban Chicago air traffic control center that disrupted travel nationwide — but said widespread upgrades will require money from Congress.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — United States Steel Corp. announced Monday it will build its new world headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of the ongoing redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site by the NHL's Penguins.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michele Flournoy, formerly the Pentagon's policy chief and among President Barack Obama's more hawkish advisers, could be in line to become the first woman to lead the U.S. military after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's resignation.