A hunter in Colorado has been charged with firing a shotgun and wounding the pilot of an ultralight aircraft who was flying over a field where the alleged shooter was stalking doves, prosecutors said on Tuesday. Frank Urban, 49, faces one felony count of second-degree assault and another of menacing with a weapon, the Adams County District Attorney's Office said in a statement. Commander Susan Nielsen of the Adams County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to reports of shots fired on Sept. 1 outside the town of Byers, about 40 miles east of Denver.
GAUTIER, Miss. (AP) — The latest on the college professor who is accused of killing his girlfriend and driving 300 miles to Delta State University to gun down a fellow professor in his campus office. The gunman, Shannon Lamb, took his own life Monday night as police closed in on him (all times local):
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An 85-year-old nun and two fellow Catholic peace activists have been resentenced to time served for vandalizing a storage bunker that held much of the nation's bomb-grade uranium.
POCONO SUMMIT, Pa. (AP) — The lawyer for a fraternity member expected to be charged with murder in the death of a New York City college freshman during a hazing ritual says his client will mount a vigorous defense.
(Reuters) - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has been spared house arrest on weekends after the Louisiana Supreme Court said he could remain free while appealing a contempt-of-court order in a decades-old dispute over back wages owed to firefighters. The Louisiana Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a district court, which had threatened Landrieu with house arrest if the issue was not resolved, had "abused its discretion." Civil District Court Judge Kern Reese earlier this month held Landrieu in contempt in the squabble over back wages for firefighters that went unaddressed by the city through several mayoral administrations. Under a 1980s judgment, the city owes firefighters $75 million in back wages, plus $67 million in interest, because of the city not giving firefighters raises required by state law.