DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit jury could not reach a verdict in the case of an off-duty suburban police sergeant accused of robbing three men suspected in the theft of a cellphone belonging to his daughter.
Wayne County Circuit Judge Tim Kenny declared a mistrial Friday for Michael Notoriano. The suspended St. Clair Shores officer was charged with armed robbery and unlawful imprisonment stemming from the July 2013 incident.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is denying that she considered offering her support for a Florida medical marijuana ballot initiative in exchange for a prominent donor stopping his public criticism of her.
The Florida congresswoman says in an interview with The Associated Press that it is "outrageous" to suggest that she would cut a deal to insulate herself from criticism.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Public records show that California firefighters drank on duty at the state fire academy, displayed sexually explicit photographs and an employee now charged with murder allegedly slapped a female cadet on the buttocks.
The allegations are contained in two complaints released Friday to The Associated Press in response to a Public Records Act request.
The complaints became public when two employees appealed their punishments...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sri Lanka's ambassador says its new government has terminated lobbying contracts worth tens of thousands of dollars a month that its predecessor had signed to help win friends in Washington.
The investment in lobbyists to foster political and economic ties with the U.S. gathered steam last summer amid bad strains in the relationship. The previous government resisted international pressure to probe civilian deaths during the South Asian nation's civil...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. has asked federal regulators to reconsider a $1 million penalty imposed against the oil giant over a 63,000-gallon crude spill into Montana's Yellowstone River.
The Texas-based company asked the Department of Transportation to withdraw three of its four findings of pipeline safety violations. It also asked for the penalty amount to be reduced.
Safety regulators said Exxon Mobil failed to adequately heed...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will meet Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in a welterweight showdown that will be boxing's richest fight ever. Mayweather himself announced the bout Friday after months of negotiations, posting a picture of the signed contract online.
The long anticipated bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas will almost surely break every financial record ever, and make both boxers richer than ever. Mayweather...