WASHINGTON (AP) — As senior military leaders and government officials grapple with how to reduce sexual assaults in the military, a Pentagon report provides details of the problem. The numbers may not add up in […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says firearm-related homicides have fallen 39 percent since the mid-1990s, from 18,253 in 1993 to 11,101 in 2011. The study also says that in 2011, about 70 percent of all […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday rejected a plea for mercy by a condemned man who says he intended to rape his girlfriend’s 6-month-old daughter but didn’t mean to kill her, calling the crime “among the worst of the worst.”
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The state’s high court has ruled that a 2008 ballot measure increasing the time period between parole hearings for inmates serving life sentences applies to all so-called “lifers,” not just those sentenced after the law passed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With DNA testing becoming more common in criminal investigations, the Supreme Court will decide whether police can take genetic samples from people they arrest for crimes.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Robbers stabbed a clothing store employee and sexually assaulted another during an hours-long hostage drama that ended early Friday with a police SWAT team surging into the shop and rescuing 14 workers.
REDONDO BEACH (CNS) – The teenage boy and girl who were both stabbed Saturday at the South Bay Galleria in Redondo Beach remained hospitalized Sunday, but have stable life signs.
NEW YORK (AP) – Prosecutors say a woman accused of pushing a man to his death in front of a New York subway train has been charged with murder as a hate crime.
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer Older teens and adults with attention deficit disorder are much less likely to commit a crime while on ADHD medication, a provocative study from Sweden found. It also […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California parole agents have arrested 85 sex-offender parolees during an annual statewide Halloween sweep known as “Operation Boo.” The agents checked on 1,700 parolees to make sure they were not contacting […]