4 Louisiana police officers charged in Black man's death

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Four police officers in northwest Louisiana have been charged with negligent homicide and malfeasance in connection with the death last April of a 44-year-old Black man followin...

Judge rules on scope of testimony in newspaper shooting case

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A psychiatrist retained by prosecutors in the sanity phase of a trial for a man who killed five people at a Maryland newspaper isn't barred by law from testifying about whether h...

Spectators to attend European Tour event in Scotland

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Spectators will attend a European Tour event for the first time since the resumption of golf after the coronavirus outbreak when the Scottish Open is staged at The Renai...

AP Exclusive: More migrant women say they didn’t OK surgery

HOUSTON (AP) — Sitting across from her lawyer at an immigration detention center in rural Georgia, Mileidy Cardentey Fernandez unbuttoned her jail jumpsuit to show the scars on her abdomen. There were...

$1M bail cut for some held after protests of police shooting

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Judges dramatically reduced bail amounts as high as $1 million Thursday that had been set this week for several people accused of crimes during unrest in Lancaster, Pennsylvania,...

Gunman shot federal officer inspecting car near courthouse

PHOENIX (AP) — A gunman in a car opened fire on a federal security officer who was inspecting another vehicle outside the U.S. courthouse in Phoenix, according to court documents released Wednesday. ...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 15 The LNP newspaper in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on the death of Ricardo Miguel Muñoz, who wa...

$1M bail set for Lancaster police shooting demonstrators

Thirteen people who are accused of committing crimes while participating in a civil disturbance in Lancaster on Sunday night sat behind bars Tuesday, with bail for seven of them set at $1 million. ...

Lawsuit: Pennsylvania county jail punishes mentally ill

Four inmates on Tuesday sued Allegheny County jail and mental health officials, alleging the in Pennsylvania facility offers inadequate treatment and medication for inmates with mental health disabili...

South Korea's soaring suicide, self-harm rates pinned on pandemic

Government statistics show that the number of people in South Korea who deliberately harmed themselves in the first half of 2020 soared nearly 36% on the same period last year. A record 595,724 people...

Authorities seek 6 seen near fire at historic SC structure

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities are looking for six people captured on surveillance video around the time an early morning fire devastated an iconic building in South Carolina's capital city. ...

Fire destroys historic South Carolina mental institution

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An early morning fire has devastated an iconic building whose architectural beauty and past as South Carolina's state mental institution have long been features of both the capit...

Lawyer: Utah boy 'lucky to be alive' after police shooting

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 13-year-old autistic boy who was shot by police in Salt Lake City last week is “lucky to be alive" and will likely experience lifelong injuries, the family's lawyer said Friday...

Houston chief: Officers ignored training in fatal shooting

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police officers initially seemed to be doing everything right during their April encounter with a man in the midst of a mental health crisis. But when the man picked up a stun g...

Combat vet killed by Texas deputy buried in Alabama on 9/11

MONTEVALLO, Ala. (AP) — His Army stint complete after serving in Afghanistan, Damian Daniels left Alabama to begin a new life in Texas. He bought a house, enrolled in college and supported the Black L...