UPDATE: The two deputies shot in yesterday's deadly shooting have been identified as 42-year-old Mike Northway and 45-year-old Matt Spink.
New court documents show Charles Wallace had just been indicted on five additional counts of heroin trafficking, and that he had been
By JIM SALTERAssociated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A Missouri man involved in a business dispute has been stuck in China for five months after the Chinese government refused to let him leave.
The Chinese government forced Steve Fleischli of Labadie, Mo., to
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - His twisted saga has taken him from a stint on a dating show to California's death row, where he has spent the last two years as a convicted serial killer who murdered five women and girls more than 30 years ago
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A website that authorities say two aging professors used to run a multistate prostitution ring is legal, a state judge has ruled, highlighting the difficulties that prosecutors face in using decades-old laws to combat
By PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Ethics Commission opened its historic inquiry into Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's fitness for office Tuesday with a tedious tussle over potentially dramatic evidence.
Mayor Ed Lee suspended
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Once Santa Maria police discovered one of their own was possibly having sex with a 17-year-old girl they set up a ruse to get him to cop to the crime.
The decision to draw out a confession from Officer Alberto
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
EL CAMPO, Texas (AP) - A man accused of fatally shooting his 1-year-old son and critically injuring the boy's half-brother in a Texas hotel has so far stymied attempts to determine what triggered the violent spree by
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Reporters covering northern Colorado's massive wildfire were kept out of areas that have been evacuated for 11 days - an unusual restriction even for this state, where local officials have extensive powers at fire scenes and