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WASHINGTON (AP) — The fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in Minnesota isn't by any means the first time police in the U.S. have mistakenly killed someone who called them for help or to report a crime. Officers around the nation have mistakenly slain or wounded people...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Anti-abortion activists were ordered by a judge on Friday to stay away from a "buffer zone" outside Kentucky's only abortion clinic, which is bracing for protests from a national group. U.S. District Judge David J. Hale issued a temporary restraining order...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Kentucky taxpayers to pay more than $220,000 in attorneys' fees for an elected county clerk who caused a national uproar by refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2016. U.S. District Judge Jim Bunning says...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal judge on Friday approved an $11.2 million settlement between the marital infidelity website Ashley Madison and users who sued after hackers released personal information, including financial data and details of their sexual proclivities. U.S. District...
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 49-year-old woman swindled a man nearly twice her age out of more than $300,000 after he sought companionship on a dating app. Eighty-five-year-old John Berman was a widow when he joined the dating app and met Nancy Guy. She vanished in...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Was it Tom Sawyer in Samuel Clemens' billiard room with a revolver? Visitors to the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford can now tour the author's mansion while playing a live-action version of the board game "Clue." The idea came up in a museum staff...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Transgender people in North Carolina are still effectively prevented from using restrooms matching their gender identity under a law that replaced the state's notorious "bathroom bill" earlier this year, according to a lawsuit filed Friday. The replacement...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband could get up to 30 years in prison when she is sentenced Friday, perhaps ending a drawn-out case that drew notice for its startling videos and salacious...
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — When Beth Sanden crashed her bike after speeding over a wet, broken patch of asphalt 15 years ago, the elite endurance athlete was left paralyzed. She figured her competition days were over, along with her career as a personal trainer and triathlon...