WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's internal watchdog is reviewing a former Boeing engineer's allegations that he was unfairly investigated by the FBI on suspicion that he was spying for China, according to correspondence and court filings reviewed by The Associated Press. It's the latest challenge related to secretive surveillance powers used in some terrorism and espionage cases.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers demanded answers Wednesday from Gov. Ralph Northam's administration and the state's government watchdo…
Joe Prude watched in angry disbelief as New York state’s top prosecutor announced there would be no criminal charges against the police officers seen on video pinning his younger brother to the street until he was on the cusp of death.
The government dropped drunken driving and reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday stemming from an incident in November, admitting that the rocker's blood-alcohol level was so low that it didn't warrant the charges.
FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Kentucky's attorney general would be authorized to file protest-related charges even if local prosecutors declined to do so, according to a bill advanced by a state House committee Wednesday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker wants to stiffen penalties for participating in a riot —— including making it a felony in some cases — a proposal that drew sharp criticisms from some lawmakers who said it was an overreaction to historic protests.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut prosecutors say there are major problems with a criminal justice reform proposal that could result in scores of people charged with minor crimes avoiding an electronic record of their arrests, according to a report obtained by The Associated Press.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County sheriff on Wednesday characterized the crash that seriously injured Tiger Woods as “purely an accident" and appeared to rule out any potential criminal charges even as authorities were still investigating.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas may have paid $600 million worth of bogus claims for unemployment benefits last year, a legislative audit said Wednesday, more than double an estimate from the state Department of Labor.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Among the inmate firefighters who battled massive California wildfires last year was Bounchan Keola, a Laotian immigrant who had been sentenced to 28 years in prison for a gang-related shooting when he was 16.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi mayor resigned Wednesday after pleading guilty to a charge of conspiring to defraud the federal government.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A retired drama teacher accused of sexually assaulting boys in Massachusetts and New York was allowed to teach in a program for senior citizens that's affiliated with the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn campus.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man who stormed the U.S. Capitol seven weeks ago while sporting face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns has asked to be released from jail as his lawyer disputed that his client was dangerous because he carried a spear into the riot.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would impose harsher penalties on protesters who loot, riot or commit other crimes got a chilly reception Wednesday from a Nebraska legislative committee, with some lawmakers saying it would infringe on free-speech rights and punish those who gather peacefully.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man wanted in several jurisdictions has been apprehended by authorities more than two weeks after leading th…
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Investigators questioning South Dakota’s attorney general after a fatal car crash pressed him on how he did not realize he had struck a man and whether he had been reading email and checking news sites on his phone immediately before, according to videos of their interviews.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The utility executive who spent billions of dollars on two South Carolina nuclear plants that never generated a single watt of power pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges Wednesday.
CONCORD, N.H (AP) — A self-proclaimed white nationalist was sentenced Wednesday to nearly three-and-a-half years in federal prison for threate…
CONCORD, N.H (AP) — A self-proclaimed white nationalist was sentenced Wednesday to nearly three-and-a-half years in federal prison for threatening to rape the wife of a man who was part of a separate racist group that he believed was harassing him.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island businessman who runs an auto sales company illegally exported 19 vehicles to Lebanon, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed inclined to expand when officers can enter a suspect's home without a warrant.
ROME (AP) — Italy is going after online food delivery companies, with one prosecutor lamenting Wednesday that the cyclists who deliver the food, many of them immigrants, are practically treated like slaves.