Arrow-right Camera

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: Law and order


  • Ex-Ala. prof wants to be tried in brother’s death

    BOSTON (AP) — The former University of Alabama-Huntsville professor sentenced to life in prison for killing three of her colleagues in a shooting rampage wants to go on trial in …


  • Authorities: Oregon farmer eaten by his hogs

    COQUILLE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon authorities are investigating how a farmer was eaten by his hogs. Terry Vance Garner, 69, never returned after he set out to feed his animals …


  • Brain-damaged man wins new trial in 1987 killing

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s second-highest court on Monday ordered a new trial for a brain-damaged man serving life in prison for killing his former wife’s grandmother, ruling that prosecutors …


  • 4 arrested in VFW shooting in Florida

    WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Four men were charged in a shooting at a Veterans of Foreign War post in Florida that killed two people and critically wounded another, authorities …


  • Court won’t hear appeal in suicide shooting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is refusing to hear a lawsuit over whether a police officer can be sued for fatally shooting a Texas teen-ager who was threatening to …


  • Boy Scouts to report pedophiles missed previously

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America plan to begin doing what critics argue they should have done decades ago — bring suspected abusers named in the organization’s …


  • Official: Man’s NYC arrest in Lohan dispute voided

    NEW YORK (AP) — A 25-year-old man initially arrested Sunday on an assault charge after Lindsay Lohan claimed he grabbed her in her New York hotel room in an argument …


  • Crime at the US-Mexico border goes corporate

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — When a regional manager for the Mexican Gulf cartel moved his operation to a more lucrative territory on the border, he took along not only his …


  • Authorities: Retired Pa. pastor killed both wives

    LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — Retired Pennsylvania pastor Arthur “A.B.” Schirmer was a serial philanderer, preying on women in his church who were having trouble in their own marriages, court documents …


  • Chemist in Mass. lab scandal could see new charges

    BOSTON (AP) — A chemist accused of lying about drug samples she tested at a state lab could face additional charges as prosecutors and defense attorneys sift through thousands of …


  • Calif man behind anti-Muslim film had many aliases

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Muslims across the Middle East outraged by an anti-Islam film made in America wanted swift punishment for the man behind the movie, and now Mark Basseley …


  • 6 teens arrested in taped beating of Pa. woman

    CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Six teenagers were in custody Friday on charges they brutally beat a neighbor on her stoop “just for fun” and then posted cellphone video of the …


  • Burnt money, campus ban: Tidbits on Colo. shooter

    DENVER (AP) — The suspect in the Aurora movie shooting case mailed “burnt currency,” along with a notebook, to his psychiatrist before the attack. He threatened a professor and was …


  • Jury: Death for arsonist convicted of 5 murders

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A jury on Friday recommended death for an arsonist convicted of murdering five men who died of heart attacks during a wildfire that ripped through …


  • AP NewsBreak: Man behind Muslim video changed name

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mystery surrounding the man behind the crudely produced anti-Islamic video that sparked violence in the Middle East deepened when he appeared in court and identified …


  • Mass. chemist in drug test flap is arrested

    BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts chemist accused of faking drug test results now finds herself in the same position as the accused drug dealers she testified against: charged with a …


  • Ex-Alabama prof won’t be tried in brother’s death

    BOSTON (AP) — A former Alabama professor convicted of fatally shooting three colleagues won’t face a Massachusetts murder trial in the 1986 death of her brother after prosecutors withdrew their …


  • Ex-pastor in Pa. accused of killing 2 wives

    LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — A retired Pennsylvania pastor insists both of his wives died accidentally. Prosecutors call him a liar — and a killer. Already facing trial in the death …


  • Warrant issued for Mass. chemist in drug test flap

    BOSTON (AP) — A Boston court has issued an arrest warrant for a chemist accused of faking drug results, forging signatures and mixing samples at a state police lab. Annie …


  • Prosecutors: Shooting suspect threatened professor

    DENVER (AP) — The suspect in a deadly movie theater attack was barred from the University of Colorado campus for threatening a professor, weeks before he opened fire at a …


  • KKK leader in NC convicted on weapons charges

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Ku Klux Klan leader from North Carolina has been convicted on weapons and explosive charges related to a plot to blow up his county sheriff. …


  • Calif. man behind anti-Muslim film ordered jailed

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The surrounding mystery of the man behind the crudely produced anti-Islamic video that sparked violence in the Middle East took a strange turn after he appeared …


  • Court to release documents in theater shooting

    DENVER (AP) — After weeks of secrecy surrounding the Colorado theater shooting case, most of the documents filed in court will be released to the public on Friday. The release, …


  • Conn. man kills masked boy, finds out it’s his son

    NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A man fatally shot a masked teenager in self-defense outside his neighbor’s house during what appeared to be an attempted late-night burglary and then discovered …


  • ‘Sons of Anarchy’ actor suspected of killing woman

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor whose character died a violent death on the TV drama “Sons of Anarchy” plunged to his death in a driveway after apparently killing his …


  • California man behind anti-Islam film arrested

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California man behind a crudely produced anti-Islamic video posted to YouTube that has inflamed parts of the Middle East was arrested for violating terms of …


  • Chef found guilty of murder in boiled body case

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A chef who told police he boiled his wife’s body for four days to hide evidence of her death was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder. David …


  • Another manufacturer blocks drug for execution use

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The manufacturer of the anesthetic blamed for Michael Jackson’s death said Thursday it won’t sell the drug for use in executions, a setback for Missouri and …


  • $37.5 million FEMA trailer settlement approved

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge gave his final approval Thursday to a $37.5 million class-action settlement between companies that made government-issued trailers after hurricanes in 2005 and Gulf …


  • Mass. gov says he expects charges in lab scandal

    BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said Thursday he expects criminal charges will be brought in an investigation of misconduct by a state lab chemist who admitted faking drug …