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US Supreme Court clears way for execution of Alabama inmate

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Thursday night for the state of Alabama to execute an inmate who contended that an intellectual disability combined with the state’s inattent...

Judge denies media ban ahead of cop's trial over Taylor raid

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge on Thursday denied a request from a Louisville police officer who took part in the deadly raid on Breonna Taylor’s home to bar the media from part of his upcoming trial....

No bond for man charged in Houston-area deputy's death

HOUSTON (AP) — A 51-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a Houston-area deputy during a traffic stop this past weekend was being held without bond Thursday after being returned to the U.S. followi...

Man accused of stabbing K-9 now charged with killing father

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man accused of stabbing a police dog has now been charged with murder in the death of his father, whose body was found hidden in his home’s garage after authorities said his s...

Michigan school shooting suspect to pursue insanity defense

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A teenager charged with killing four students at a Michigan high school will pursue an insanity defense, his lawyers said in a notice filed Thursday as he, his parents and sch...

World remembers Holocaust as antisemitism rises in pandemic

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Survivors recalled their agony to a world they fear is forgetting, Israel's parliamentary speaker wept in the German parliament and politicians warned of a resurgence of antisemi...

Philadelphia man cleared after 37 years in prison, sues city

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man freed after 37 years in prison in a case tainted by perjured testimony accused the city of “outrageous police misconduct” in a lawsuit filed Thursday, the same d...

No bail for suspects in death of 8-year-old Chicago girl

CHICAGO (AP) — A man and teen were ordered held without bond Thursday in the shooting death of an 8-year-old Chicago girl, who was walking and holding her mother's hand when she was shot in the head b...

Milwaukee police: 4 held for questioning in mass slaying

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Four people have been detained as police investigate their level of involvement, if any, in the deaths of six people found with gunshot wounds in a Milwaukee duplex last weekend, the ...

Firefighter: Floyd 'needed help and wasn't getting it'

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — First it was a paramedic, testifying that the officers who restrained George Floyd didn't call in critical information as his ambulance rushed to the scene where Floyd would soo...

Federal appeals court blocks execution of Alabama inmate

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday blocked the state from executing an inmate convicted of killing a driver who gave him a ride, upholding a lower court ruling that he can't ...

Woman accused of throwing kids in lake charged with murder

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Louisiana woman accused of throwing two of her children into a lake has been indicted on charges of murder and attempted murder. Ureka Rochelle Black, 33, o...

'Navalny' aims to make noise for imprisoned Russian leader

NEW YORK (AP) — Within hours of Russian authorities officially adding Alexei Navalny to the country’s registry of terrorists and extremists, a new documentary about the imprisoned Russian opposition ...

Man sought in fatal shooting of Houston-area deputy arrested

HOUSTON (AP) — A 51-year-old man who had been on the run after being accused of fatally shooting a Houston-area deputy during a traffic stop this past weekend has been arrested in Mexico, authorities ...

Man, teen charged with murder in death of Chicago girl, 8

CHICAGO (AP) — A teenage boy and man have been charged with first-degree murder in last weekend’s death of an 8-year-old Chicago girl who was shot in the head as she walked hand in hand with her mothe...