RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After 29 years of having little control over what he would do on any given day, newly pardoned ex-prisoner Michael McAlister is taking his time deciding how to spend it now that he is free.
By Elizabeth Barber BOSTON (Reuters) - The first full day of jury deliberations in the Boston Marathon bombing trial ended on Thursday without a decision on whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev would be sentenced to death or to life in prison for the deadly 2013 attack. All 12 jurors must reach unanimous agreement to sentence Tsarnaev to death.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A woman fatally shot two young children and then killed herself with a gunshot to the head inside an SUV parked in a desolate industrial zone of New Orleans on Thursday, police said.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A white supremacist accused of killing three people outside two Kansas Jewish sites fired his attorneys on Thursday, telling the judge that he thought representing himself was the only way he'd be allowed to speak at the capital murder trial.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has halted a new Utah law banning price-fixing for contact lenses that could have wide-ranging implications for the industry amid a fight between manufacturers and discount retailers.