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PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A man charged in a double homicide involving a burning car owned by a woman who often appeared on "Real Housewives of New Jersey" has been convicted. Gerry Thomas and his roommate were charged in the March 2017 deaths of two men found inside a burning car...
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say an immigration detainee about to be deported to Senegal escaped custody at New York's Kennedy Airport and fled in a taxi. A spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement says Mohamadou Lamine Mbacke was in the custody of its agents at...
UNION CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eschewing any mention of the corruption scandal that dogged him for years and put his political career in jeopardy until two months ago, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez officially launched his bid for a third term Wednesday, telling a cheering gymnasium full of...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A young law student's story of being racially profiled by campus police at the University of Virginia in 2011 drew outrage in Charlottesville, a liberal college enclave that boasts of its inclusiveness. When he recanted weeks later, he was branded a liar and...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a woman accused of helping her husband plan a mass shooting at a Florida nightclub (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Prosecutors say the Orlando nightclub shooter intended to attack Disney World's shopping and entertainment complex by...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Fifty years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. The civil rights leader's shocking murder on April 4, 1968, marked one of the most significant moments in U.S. history...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A former University of Cincinnati volleyball player is suing the school, claiming she was kicked off the team because she posted photos on Instagram that her coach said were "too sexy." Nineteen-year-old Shalom Ifeanyi (ih-fee-YAH'-nee) filed the lawsuit in...
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan man whose murder conviction was thrown out after he spent 45 years in prison will not face a second trial. Prosecutor Kym Worthy said Wednesday that she's dropping the case against Richard Phillips. She says he was the victim of false testimony by a key...
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Two men authorities say used a Massachusetts home belonging to members of the Kennedy clan for a drug-dealing operation without the owners' knowledge have pleaded guilty. The Cape Cod Times reports that Troy Monteiro and Trevor Gonsalves-Rose were...