Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 20, the 264th day of 2020. There are 102 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. ...

Court weighs allowing courtroom cameras in George Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The trial of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death will generate massive public interest when it begins in March, but as it stands, most people who...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 19, the 263rd day of 2020. There are 103 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept...

Ex-California attorney sentenced for killing wife on cruise

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former Southern California lawyer was sentenced Friday to life without the possibility of parole for strangling his ex-wife and throwing her body off a cruise ship in the Me...

Jury gets case of man accused of killing, mutilating woman

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A jury began deliberations Friday in the murder trial of a southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body. Joseph ...

Father gets 30 years after plea in death of Illinois boy, 5

CHICAGO (AP) — A northern Illinois man who was charged with murder for his role in the beating death of his 5-year-old son pleaded guilty Friday to reduced charges and was sentenced to 30 years in pri...

Fired, pro-Black Lives Matter officer sues to get job back

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Philadelphia police officer who was cleared of charges that he falsified records is suing to get his job back, saying officials were retaliating for his support of Black L...

Man serving life requests death for Indiana prison slaying

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — A man serving two life sentences at an Indiana prison asked for the death penalty for a slaying of a fellow inmate, but a prosecutor said he is reluctant to pursue it. ...

Teen indicted in slaying of Cleveland officer, informant

A suspect in the fatal shooting of a Cleveland police detective and an informant during an armed robbery was indicted Thursday on counts of aggravated murder. David McDaniel, 18, of ...

Kosovo veterans puzzled by court war crime file delivery

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo war veterans said Thursday that war crime files inexplicably sent to their office have been returned to a special international court in The Hague, Netherlands, probing ...

Fort Hood says shooting reports were false; soldier arrested

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A solider at Fort Hood was taken into custody for threatening his leadership, officials at the U.S. Army base in Texas said Thursday following what they described as false repo...

Ex-Illinois state worker pleads not guilty in slain boy case

One of two former Illinois child welfare workers who investigated abuse allegations involving a 5-year-old boy whose beaten body was found in a shallow grave last year pleaded not guilty Thursday to c...

Man of 'Hotel Rwanda' fame denied bail in terrorism case

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A Rwandan court has denied bail to Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda,” saying the terrorism and other charges against him are of serious nature and h...

Italian-led investigation busts ethnic Albanian crime gang

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A meticulously coordinated police operation in 10 countries has smashed an ethnic Albanian-organized crime syndicate that smuggled cocaine from South America into Europe ...

After Sally: rescue, recovery and a wary eye on rivers

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Rivers swollen by Hurricane Sally's rains threatened more misery for some residents of the Florida Panhandle and south Alabama on Thursday, even as the storm's remnants were for...