Crime

Montana congressman misled authorities on reporter's assault

Nov 18, 2017

Documents released Friday show a Montana congressman misled investigators about his assault on a reporter and claimed that the "liberal media" was "trying to make a story" out of it

Senate ethics, relatively silent, could face busy year

Nov 18, 2017

The normally sleepy Senate Ethics Committee hasn't had a major case since 2011, but it could be deciding next year on the fate of three senators, including two facing allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior

Nevada wants to use untried execution drugs that pose risks

Nov 18, 2017

A new combination of drugs that Nevada wants to use for its first execution in more than a decade carries serious risks

Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son

Nov 18, 2017

The neighbor of a man who went on a shooting rampage in a small Northern California town says the gunman had threatened to kill one of his victims and go to an elementary school to kill the victim's son, too

Defense lawyer calls witness at FIFA bribery trial 'liar'

Nov 18, 2017

Lawyer for South American soccer official charged in corruption case involving the sport's governing body calls key witness at New York trial 'serial liar'

The Latest: Judge tells critics of his sex post: Lighten up

Nov 17, 2017

An Ohio state Supreme Court justice running for governor has a message for people who've criticized him for volunteering candid details about his sexual past on Facebook: 'Lighten up folks'

Officials try to identify 'John Doe' convicted in fraud case

Nov 17, 2017

A foreign national stole an American man's identity, then lived in the U.S. for at least 20 years and committed Social Security and voter fraud, federal officials said.

Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to Europe

Nov 17, 2017

Ousted Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma says he plans to take his fight against Venezuela's socialist government to Europe after escaping from house arrest and fleeing to Colombia

Notorious Mafia 'boss of bosses' Toto Riina dead at 87

Nov 17, 2017

Mafia 'boss of bosses' Salvatore 'Toto' Riina died in an Italian hospital while serving life sentences as the mastermind of a strategy to assassinate Italian prosecutors trying to bring down the Cosa Nostra

Sicilian town had long, bloody past before "Godfather" fame

Nov 17, 2017

Corleone is a Sicilian medieval hill town whose bloody past began generations before "The Godfather" novels and films borrowed its name for a fictional Mafia don

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