CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The grandfather of the youngest victim in the Colorado theater shootings suggested Monday that one juror might have improperly blocked the death penalty for James Holmes by being untruthful about her beliefs, drawing a forceful rebuke from the judge.
By David DeKok NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's attorney general, accused of illegally leaking grand jury information to embarrass a political foe and then lying about it, was ordered on Monday to stand trial on perjury, obstruction of justice and other corruption charges. Capping a five-hour preliminary hearing in a suburban Philadelphia courtroom, a judge ruled that prosecutors had presented sufficient evidence establishing a "prima facie" case against the state's top law enforcement officer, Kathleen Kane.
REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area woman accused of giving birth at work and hiding the boy in a plastic bag in a desk drawer has been ordered to stand trial on murder and child abuse charges.
Friends of a former student at an elite New Hampshire prep school who is on trial for allegedly raping a younger student described in court testimony on Monday a young man who had made a list of girls he wanted to have sex with before graduation. Prosecutors have said Owen Labrie, now 19, took a 15-year-old girl to the roof of a campus building before sexually assaulting her in a machine room at St. Paul's School in May 2014, shortly before graduation.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A man arrested in Ohio on suspicion of stabbing his brother and raping a woman is wanted in Massachusetts on charges including attempted murder, rape, assault, and kidnapping, authorities said Monday.
Documents released by U.S. officials have revealed that the Environmental Protection Agency knew of the potential for a blowout of toxic wastewater from a Colorado mine more than a year before a government cleanup team accidentally triggered such a release earlier this month.
Three young men who disarmed a gunman on a high-speed train bound for Paris will get a heroes' welcome in their hometown in California, the mayor of Sacramento said on Monday. "Big news!" Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson tweeted. The state capital will strike up the bands for student Anthony Sadler, 22, Spencer Stone, a 23-year-old U.S. airman, and National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos, 22.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Spirits company Beam Suntory has won another round in fighting off lawsuits accusing its classic Kentucky bourbon brands of false advertising for claiming the products are handcrafted.