Crime

Ex-insurance exec gets 6 months in college admissions scam

Nov 13, 2019

A former California insurance executive has been sentenced to six months in prison for paying $450,000 to get his son and daughter admitted to the University of Southern California as fake athletic recruits

Progressive lawyer Boudin wins San Francisco's DA race

Nov 10, 2019

Chesa Boudin, the son of anti-war radicals who went to prison for murder, has won San Francisco's tightly contested race for district attorney by campaigning to overhaul the criminal justice system

More cases tied to man accused of groping kids at Disney

Nov 8, 2019

A Florida man charged with molesting two children at Disney World is now accused of molesting two other children at the Florida theme park

The Latest: Defense questions witness' motive for plea deal

Nov 8, 2019

An attorney for a Colorado man charged in the beating death of his fiancee says the prosecution's star witness struck a plea deal to avoid a lengthy prison sentence

Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Nov 7, 2019

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has announced his retirement after more than three years leading the department he joined as a patrolman in 1988

China sentences 3 in fentanyl trafficking case after US tip

Nov 7, 2019

A Chinese court has sentenced 3 fentanyl traffickers in a case that was a culmination of a rare collaboration between Chinese and U.S. law enforcement to crack down on opioid networks

Congress approves bill expanding animal cruelty law

Nov 6, 2019

Congress has passed a bill making certain types of animal cruelty a federal felony

The Latest: UK minister resigns amid probe over aide

Nov 6, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared his main rival to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin as he prepares to officially launch the governing Conservative Party's campaign for the Dec. 12 election

Fort Hood marks 10th anniversary of attack that killed 13

Nov 6, 2019

Family members of the 13 people killed in a mass shooting at a Texas military base have marked the 10th anniversary of the attack

Abortion ban proposal faces a murky future in South Carolina

Nov 5, 2019

A group of South Carolina senators are expected to take another step toward banning almost all abortions in the state

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