NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court decision keeps five former New Orleans police officers on track for a new trial in connection with deadly shootings of unarmed people amid the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Four of the men are charged in the shootings at the Danziger Bridge, which happened a week after Hurricane Katrina hit the city and levee failures led to catastrophic flooding. A fifth ex-officer is charged in the cover-up, which fell apart...
CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man nicknamed the "Hamburglar" was arrested after authorities say McDonald's employees recognized him from surveillance footage of a recent break-in.
Cape Coral police said in a news release Tuesday that a man broke into the fast-food restaurant in the early morning hours of Aug. 9. The building's security system was damaged, but nothing appeared to be taken.
Authorities say 43-year-old John Gampa showed up in the...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy who was shot by police this month after they say he pointed a gun at them during a foot chase in New Jersey's capital city faces aggravated assault and gun charges.
The New Jersey Attorney General's office said Tuesday that witnesses said the boy pointed a .22-caliber handgun at the officers when two state troopers and a Mercer County sheriff's officer began to chase him Aug. 7.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Two people familiar with the "Deflategate" legal case tell The Associated Press that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell participated in unsuccessful settlement talks in New York on Tuesday.
The failure to strike a deal after about four hours of talks means a Wednesday hearing will proceed as scheduled.
The people, who spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because they were not...