MIAMI (AP) — A taxi driver is facing attempted murder charges after investigators say he fired an assault rifle at police officers during a shootout in Miami.
North Miami police say 29-year-old Frantzy Armand is charged with attempted murder of a law enforcement officer in Tuesday's shootout. Armand was shot and wounded by police following a car chase and remains hospitalized.
Police say Armand was involved in a disturbance at a Miami taxi company...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Public defenders for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin are telling an appeals court that Nagin's convictions on 20 counts involving corruption during his two terms as mayor should be thrown out.
The arguments were made in court briefs filed late Tuesday at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Nagin's attorneys argue that the jury that convicted him received erroneous instructions on 10 counts involving wire fraud. They argue...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Dartmouth College fraternity that partly inspired the 1978 movie "Animal House" and was recently accused of branding new members is appealing a campus judiciary committee's decision to withdraw its recognition as a student organization.
George Ostler, an attorney for Alpha Delta, said Wednesday that the fraternity disagrees with the committee, which found it responsible for causing harm to members and not following terms of its suspension for...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Recent disclosures that a Nevada prison inmate was shot dead by a prison guard in November are bringing to light other previously unreported shootings that left inmates wounded at High Desert State Prison outside Las Vegas.
That's a facility where records show officers fired guns 215 times in five years from 2007 to 2011.
In January 2012, six inmates were wounded by shotgun blasts from a guard breaking up a breakfast scuffle....
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island cardiologist accused of having two men set fire to another doctor's office and hiring an undercover police officer to have the doctor hurt or killed has pleaded not guilty.
Dr. Anthony J. Moschetto (muh-SHEH'-toh) of Sands Point, New York, is out after posting a $2 million bond. Authorities have issued an order of protection to the fellow cardiologist whose office was torched.
DECATURVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The complicated case of three men charged in the disappearance of a Tennessee nursing student four years ago will move forward after a judge signed off the on the appointment of a special prosecutor.
Circuit Court Judge C. Creed McGinley ruled Wednesday there were no irregularities in the appointment of Jennifer Nichols to handle the criminal case related to the disappearance and murder of Holly Bobo in Decatur County.