The San Francisco sheriff and federal immigration officials traded accusations on Friday over who was responsible for the release from custody of a five-time deported Mexican immigrant accused of shooting to death a woman at a tourist site. San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's department released from jail Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez in April despite a request from federal officials that the illegal immigrant be held until they could pick him up. Lopez-Sanchez, who was deported from the United States five times, has been charged with murder for the July 1 shooting of Kathryn Steinle, 32, at a San Francisco tourist site.
DETROIT (AP) — Calling the scheme "horrific," a judge sentenced a Detroit-area cancer doctor to 45 years in prison Friday for collecting millions from insurance companies while poisoning more than 500 patients through needless treatments that wrecked their health.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Flags were lowered and prayers were said in the myriad languages of the Alamo's 1836 defenders on Friday as the Daughters of the Republic of Texas ended their 110 years as custodians of the mission-turned-fortress-turned-shrine.