The Latest: Plea in mannequin attack avoids murder charges

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a guilty plea in Las Vegas by a man who admits trying to kill a mannequin that police posed as a sleeping homeless person (all times local): 11:45 a.m....

Protest planned to demand 3rd Ohio trial in police shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — A coalition of groups demanding that a white former police officer be tried a third time in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black motorist plans a protest at the University of Cinci...

Robert Durst's pals resist testifying at California hearing

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Robert Durst's longtime friends are fighting in a New York court to avoid being sent to testify in California in a pretrial hearing in the millionaire's murder case. ...

The Latest: Lawyers argue in Florida death penalty dispute

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between a Florida state attorney who refuses to seek the death penalty and Gov. Rick Scott, who has reassigned her murder cases to another prosecutor (...

Man sentenced to 10 years for killing daughter's boyfriend

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont farmer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing his daughter's boyfriend and burying his body beneath a manure pile. The Rutland Herald repo...

Man convicted of killing roommate with steak knife over rent

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been convicted of fatally stabbing his roommate after the victim told him he had to move out because he wasn't paying rent. Essex County pros...

Suspect in 5 slayings indicted and held on $75 million bond

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man charged with killing five people in Ohio has been indicted on aggravated murder charges in the deaths of three of them, a mother and her two college-age daughters. ...

Death penalty dispute goes to Florida Supreme Court

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott's power to strip a prosecutor of murder cases because she won't seek the death penalty will be tested before the state Supreme Court. ...

Timeline of the Chicago police shooting of Laquan McDonald

CHICAGO (AP) — A grand jury has indicted three Chicago police officers on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white officer now charged with first-degree murder in the fata...

Indictment of officers another blow to Chicago police

CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers were on charges that they conspired to cover up and lie about what happened when a white police officer shot a black teenager 16 times, prompting outrage w...

Man to be sentenced in death of girl known as 'Baby Doe'

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man is set to be sentenced in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island. ...

Timeline of the Chicago police shooting of Laquan McDonald

CHICAGO (AP) — A grand jury has indicted three Chicago police officers on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white officer now charged with first-degree murder in the fata...

Man to face judge in killing of runner in Massachusetts

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A man accused of killing a Goggle employee who went out for a run near her mother's Massachusetts home last summer will be arraigned on a murder charge next month. ...

The Latest: Chicago police cite reforms after 3 indicted

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on three Chicago officers' indictment on conspiracy charges in Laquan McDonald fatal shooting case (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Chicago Po...

Suspect in slayings of sisters to be brought back to Boston

BOSTON (AP) — A man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend and her sister more than five years ago is expected to face a Massachusetts judge this week after he was arrested June 3 in Haiti. ...