Gunmen kill son of legendary Mexico drug capo Amado Carrillo

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in northern Mexico say that gunmen have killed a son of legendary drug lord Amado Carrillo Fuentes. The father, better known by his nickname,“The Lord...

Prosecutors in El Salvador file charges against ex-president

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors in El Salvador presented charges of bribery, money laundering and criminal conspiracy Friday against former President Mauricio Funes, who has fled to Nicar...

Florida sheriff removed following sex scandal investigation

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff facing a primary contest next week was suspended from office Friday, a day after his arrest in connection to a sex scandal investigation at his previous job...

Prosecutor pushes to maintain discretion on dropping charges

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia prosecutor who says her county's judges are infringing on her discretion to dismiss charges and enter plea bargains is asking the state Supreme Court to in...

Extradition hearing to send Weinstein to Los Angeles delayed

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers and Los Angeles prosecutors have agreed to postpone extradition proceedings that would send the imprisoned former film producer from New York to Califor...

Cleric extradited from Jamaica to NYC on terrorism charges

NEW YORK (AP) — A radical Islamic cleric already behind bars in Jamaica has been brought to New York City to face allegations he plotted to recruit followers and fighters for the Islamic State group, ...

Florida teen accused in sex trafficking of 14-year-old girl

MIAMI (AP) — A 17-year-old South Florida boy is facing sex trafficking charges after being accused of selling a 14-year-old girl on social media. Miami Springs police officers were c...

Man sentenced for firing at Georgia State Patrol helicopter

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A man who fired at a Georgia State Patrol helicopter that he didn't like flying near his house has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison. Terry K...

France pays homage to six French aid workers killed in Niger

PARIS (AP) — Prime Minister Jean Castex paid homage on Friday to six French aid workers killed last week in Niger, saying they were likely victims of the same kind of hate behind the 2015 terror attac...

Georgia court ponders charges for deputies in stun gun death

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Supreme Court is deciding whether three sheriff's deputies should be immune from prosecution in the 2017 death of a Black man who authorities repeatedly shot with a stun gun. ...

Sentencing date set for NY self-help guru in sex slave case

NEW YORK (AP) — The leader of a cult-like self-improvement group in upstate New York who was convicted last year on charges that he turned some of his followers into sex slaves will face sentencing on...

Ex-FBI lawyer to plead guilty in Durham look at Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former FBI lawyer plans to plead guilty to making a false statement in the first criminal case arising from U.S. Attorney John Durham's investigation into the probe of ties between...

Portuguese police complain about cartoon, deny racism

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s national police force said Friday it is filing a complaint at the public prosecutor’s office against a newspaper which published a cartoon featuring a man in police ...

Filing: Kansas prof's prosecution criminalizes job disputes

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — The prosecution of a Kansas researcher ensnared in a U.S. government crackdown on Chinese economic espionage and trade secret theft opens the door to criminalizing workplace ...

Slew of church abuse lawsuits hinges on state court decision

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses have been hit with about 150 lawsuits from people who say they were sexually abused as children by priests and hope a state court decision...