WASHINGTON (AP) — A Marine detailed to the office of California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter Jr. has been arrested for possession of an unregistered firearm after a loaded .45 caliber handgun was discovered in his vehicle.
Gunnery Sgt. Peter Boby, a congressional fellow in the Corps' Office of Legislative Affairs, was arrested Tuesday after being stopped at a security checkpoint near a House office building, according to the U.S. Capitol Police.
DALLAS (AP) — A spokeswoman for the city of Dallas says an Uber driver accused of raping a woman in her home last month after dropping her off was using a fake city permit.
Sana Syed told The Dallas Morning News (http://bit.ly/1M3mcSd ) Monday that Talal Ali Chammout, a felon, wouldn't have passed the city's background check if he applied. Syed says city officials don't know how Chammout got a permit with a number that had belonged to someone else and expired in 2010....
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — Lincoln County commissioners have voted to end religious invocations prior to the start of meetings after the chairman walked out during a Muslim prayer.
Local media outlets report commission chairman Carrol Mitchem left Monday's meeting after the leader of an interfaith group began his prayer. After the prayer, the commissioners took their action, replacing prayers with a moment of silence.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A tutor at the center of a high school grade-changing scandal in Orange County has been sentenced to a year in jail after pleading guilty to computer fraud and commercial burglary.
Timothy Lance Lai was also sentenced Tuesday to five years' probation.
He had previously pleaded not guilty and could have faced more than five years in prison if convicted at trial.