Crime

Asian elephants said at risk from Chinese demand for skin

Apr 24, 2018

A report by a British-based conservation group says rising Chinese demand for products made from elephant skin is driving poaching and posing a threat to Asia's wild herds even greater than the ivory trade

TV's 'Homeland' feels challenge of competing with real world

Apr 24, 2018

Russian meddling, a chaotic White House, attacks targeting U.S. soil: TV's 'Homeland' feels challenge of competing with real world

Ex-staffer sentenced in leak nudes of congressional delegate

Apr 24, 2018

A former staffer of a congressional delegate from the U.S. Virgin Islands has been sentenced in connection with the theft and circulation of nude videos and pictures of the delegate and her husband

Police arrest suspect in China arson attack that killed 18

Apr 24, 2018

Police in a southern Chinese city have caught a man suspected of setting a fire at a three-story building that killed 18 people and injured five others

Prosecutors mull retrial for Border Patrol agent

Apr 24, 2018

Prosecutors are evaluating whether to pursue a retrial for a U.S. Border Patrol agent on manslaughter charges after an Arizona jury deadlocked on the lesser counts

Mistrial declared for border agent charged with killing teen

Apr 24, 2018

A judge in Arizona has declared a mistrial in the case of a U.S. Border Patrol agent after a jury acquitted him of a second-degree murder charge in the killing of a teenager but deadlocked on lesser counts of manslaughter

Atlanta attorney found guilty of murder in wife's shooting

Apr 24, 2018

Well-connected Atlanta attorney convicted by jury of murder in shooting death of wealthy business executive wife

Eric Holder questions arrests of 2 black men at Starbucks

Apr 24, 2018

Former Attorney General Eric Holder is questioning the recent arrest of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks and says common sense should have been used in the situation and that the manager should have thought twice about calling the police

Guilty plea set in planned attack on San Francisco Pier 39

Apr 24, 2018

A man who allegedly planned a Christmas Day bombing and shooting attack at San Francisco's Pier 39 will plead guilty in a federal case

Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

Apr 24, 2018

Authorities say the suspect in a quadruple homicide at a Waffle House in Nashville has been arrested after hiding from police for more than a day

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