SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge says nine San Francisco police officers will remain on paid leave while he decides whether the department waited too long to discipline them in connection with racist text messages.
The judge's decision Monday also barred the San Francisco Police Commission from disciplining the officers until their lawsuit over disciplinary proceedings is resolved.
Police Chief Greg Suhr is seeking the dismissal of seven officers and the...
ATLANTA (AP) — A security guard for Justin Bieber who police said admitted taking a camera from a photographer near Atlanta has been ordered to serve 45 days in jail.
Hugo Hesny was indicted in March 2014 on felony charges of robbery and entering a vehicle. Under a deal reached with prosecutors, he pleaded no contest last week to two misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct.
Court records show a judge ordered him to serve 45 days in jail and nearly...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is ready to ignore a veto threat and take their latest shot on Tuesday against President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. This time, they want to kill a federal panel that is supposed to find ways to curb Medicare spending.
Members of the Independent Payment Advisory Board have never been appointed. And the panel has never recommended any savings from Medicare, the $600-billion-a-year health care program for the elderly....
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has agreed to pay $6.25 million to a man who spent nearly 25 years in prison before being exonerated in a 1989 New York City killing that happened while he was vacationing at Disney World.
City Comptroller Scott Stringer said Tuesday that settling Jonathan Fleming's claim is "in the best interest of all parties." Fleming filed notice last year that he planned to sue the city for $162 million.