Crime

 
Page 1 of 31 

Midday Roundup: Misery upon misery in aftermath of Nepal quake

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Buried alive. Heavy rain and snow complicated rescue efforts in Nepal today, triggering landslides and bringing fresh misery to the region still struggling to…

State of emergency in Baltimore

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Crime | UPDATE: Firefighters are battling a three-alarm blaze that engulfed the construction site for a new community center in east Baltimore. Though the fire…

A traffic stop is a traffic stop and nothing more, Supreme Court rules

A traffic stop is a traffic stop and nothing more, Supreme Court rules

By Mary Reichard
Posted

Supreme Court | Tomorrow is the big day at the U.S. Supreme Court, with a 2 1/2-hour argument scheduled to debate whether the 14th Amendment requires states to issue marriage…

Can public shaming stop men from hiring prostitutes?

Can public shaming stop men from hiring prostitutes?

By Gaye Clark
Posted

Human Trafficking | Using a practice as old as the Scarlet Letter , the Colorado Springs (Colo.) Police Department began distributing the names and mugshots of convicted johns on…

Midday Roundup: Most tax filers will get refunds, IRS says

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Tax day. Today is the annual deadline for filing individual income tax returns, and the IRS says about 78 percent of income-tax filers this year qualified for…

Midday Roundup: U.S. officials say airstrikes damaging ISIS

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Making headway? U.S. officials say Islamic State (ISIS) militants have lost control of about one-quarter of the territory taken in Iraq, insisting…

Investigators: S.C. police shooting was suspicious before video emerged

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Police | State investigators in South Carolina suspected foul play in the police shooting of Walter Scott even before they obtained a cellphone video of the…

Murder case against Hannah Overton dismissed

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Courts | A Texas judge on Wednesday dismissed the capital murder case against Hannah Overton, ending an eight-year-long legal nightmare for the mother of five. A jury…

Midday Roundup: ISIS frees Yazidi captives amid Iraqi offensive

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Freed. Islamic State (ISIS) militants released 216 Yazidi prisoners today after holding them for about eight months. The captives, mostly children and…

Lady Justice’s new blindfold

Lady Justice’s new blindfold

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Law | Two unrelated news stories have been in the headlines in recent weeks. In one, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, surprised by the reaction to a law he signed to…

Midday Roundup: NSA gate-crashers stole car, took wrong turn

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Lapse in judgment. The two men who crashed through the front gate of the National Security Agency (NSA) Monday had stolen a car after a wild night in a hotel,

Eight felony counts in case of baby cut from mother’s womb

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Crime | Prosecutors have charged a Longmont, Colo., woman with eight felony crimes, including attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy, for allegedly…

 
Page 1 of 31