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AG wants death-row prisoner’s mental fitness exam called off

PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors have asked the Arizona Supreme Court to call off an upcoming hearing scheduled by a lower-court judge to determine the mental fitness of a prisoner to...

Fifteen Years After Most Deadly U.S. Campus Shooting, What Has Changed?

"We've been defined as a 'lockdown generation,'" Noah Lumbantobing of March For Our Lives tells Newsweek. "It's not a matter of if, it's a matter of when."On...

South Carolina death row inmate chooses to be executed by firing squad over the electric chair

Richard Moore chose to die by firing squad rather than the electric chair, making him the first death row inmate to pick the method of execution since the state adopted the...

Appeals court denies death row inmate request to reopen case

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An appellate court has denied a Tennessee death row inmate's request to reopen his case after unknown DNA was found. The Tennessee Court of Criminal...

Couple Sentenced for Stealing COVID Unemployment Funds Bragged on Instagram

While defrauding the government, the couple showed off luxury goods in Instagram posts that are still visible online. Johnny Richardson, 27, and Micahia Taylor, 28, filed dozens...

Man Who Killed Angela Simmons' Ex-Fiancé Gets Life in Prison: 'Justice Served'

"We got you! Justice served today," Angela Simmons said of her ex-fiancé's killer upon his life in prison sentencingAngela Simmons' ex-fiancé's killer was sentenced to life in

Guilty verdict in deaths of Utah teens found in mine shaft

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The case of a teenage couple killed and tossed down an abandoned mine shaft culminated in murder convictions Friday for a Utah man who prosecutors said...

3 cops shot in southern Kansas, suspect killed

Deputies with the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office fatally shot a woman just north of Winfield, police said. Authorities said that the cops were called to the scene for a...

Roommate indicted in murder of prominent LGBTQ advocate and brother of former Miami mayor

Jorge Diaz-Johnston was found dead in a landfill in Jackson County, Fla. on Jan. 8. He made national headlines in 2014 as the plaintiff in a historic same-sex marriage lawsuit.A...

5 people to split reward for turning in alleged subway shooter

Several tips "contributed directly to the arrest" of the suspect, the NYPD said. The alleged gunman in the shooting, 62-year-old Frank James, was taken into custody on the streets

Pamela Smart's lawyer asks court to order sentence hearing

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A lawyer for Pamela Smart, a former high school employee convicted of recruiting her teenage lover to kill her husband, is asking New Hampshire's highest...

Goldfish Crackers Infused With THC Sends Toddlers to the Emergency Room

According to authorities, staff at the hospital recognized the symptoms the children were experiencing matched the effects of THC consumption. Testing confirmed the presence of it

Girl shot while waiting for Easter Bunny after shop owner opens fire on shoplifters

A shoe store owner aiming at would-be shoplifters opened fire in a California mall but struck a 9-year-old girl waiting in line to see the Easter Bunny, police said. © KCAL/KCBS...

Judge: Colorado shooting suspect incompetent to stand trial

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A judge ruled Friday that a man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket last year is still mentally incompetent to stand trial, further...

Former N.C. College Professor Faces Murder Charge in Death of 6-Week-Old Infant He Raised Money to Adopt

Last April, Van Erick Custodio and his wife brought in thousands of dollars in donations for help adopting a second childPolice in North Carolina arrested a former college...