Prosecutor misconduct alleged in Jodi Arias murder appeal

PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers are scheduled to make arguments Thursday before the Arizona Court of Appeals as Jodi Arias seeks to overturn her murder conviction in the 2008 death of her former boyfriend. ...

The Latest: Jury convicts ex-athlete of rape

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — The Latest in trial of former university athlete accused of rape (all times local): 2:10 p.m. An ex-University of Delaware baseball player h...

Trial of ex-athlete accused of multiple rapes goes to jury

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — Jury deliberations are underway in the rape trial of an ex-university of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple sexual assaults. Jurors began deliberati...

MacArthur Foundation announces $625K genius grant recipients

CHICAGO (AP) — Female academics whose expertise and influence in areas as diverse as the impact of slavery on modern America, legislating against cyber harassment, and global warming and its effect on...

Lawsuit: Doctor, coach abused boys at renowned youth club

NEW YORK (AP) — For underprivileged boys from rough-and-tumble New York City neighborhoods, the Madison Square Boys Club stood as an oasis — a home away from home where they could shoot hoops, swim la...

As Epstein bail fight looms, feds say evidence growing daily

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors, preparing for a bail fight Monday, say evidence against financier Jeffrey Epstein is growing "stronger by the day" after several more women contacted them in recen...

The Latest: Massage therapist recalls Epstein's island

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on developments in the sex trafficking case against Jeffrey Epstein (all times local): 2 p.m. A massage therapist says she went to one of...

Defense lawyers seek detention at home for Jeffrey Epstein

NEW YORK (AP) — Financier Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers argue he should be held under house arrest with electronic monitoring pending trial despite prosecutors' claims he could flee to dodge sex trafficki...

Ex-prep diving coach gets 4 years for sex with teens

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A former assistant diving coach at a northwest Indiana high school has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to having sex with two 15-year-old female st...

Prosecutors say nude photos apparently showing underage girls found during raid at Jeffrey Epstein's Manhattan mansion.

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say nude photos apparently showing underage girls found during raid at Jeffrey Epstein's Manhattan mansion.

Taiwanese cop said he kept firing at Vietnamese man because of his 'black skin'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a trial for the killing of an unaccounted for Vietnamese migrant worker, the police officer accused of using excessive force claimed he fired nine shots because he could...

Man accused of sex with teen on plane sentenced to 7 years

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison. ...

Protesters strip, get painted in Times Square

NEW YORK (AP) — Several dozen people stripped naked and got their bodies painted in New York's Times Square as part of what was billed as a protest against "divisiveness." The event ...

Acquitted Knox back in Italy for wrongful conviction talk

MILAN (AP) — Amanda Knox, a former American exchange student who became the focus of a sensational murder case, arrived in Italy Thursday for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her in 201...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

William Strampel, a former Michigan State University dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar, was found guilty Wednesday of neglect of duty but was acquitted on a more seri...