FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts prosecutor says an anonymous tipster who raised questions about a juror in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez had a sexually explicit relationship with him.
Prosecutor William McCauley says in a filing released Monday that an attempt by Hernandez's lawyer to question the woman under oath is an "unwarranted fishing expedition."
The woman's identity has been redacted in court...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class is facing off in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season.
The Monday night forum will bring together almost all of the 17 major Republican candidates for president for a debate-lite event.
Unlike Thursday's nationally televised debate in Cleveland, it doesn't have a cut-off for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of inspectors general is appealing to Congress to pass legislation that affirms their ability to conduct independent oversight.
The Council of Inspectors on Integrity and Efficiency represents 72 inspectors general.
The group sent a letter to members of Congress on Monday saying new legislation is needed to shore up their authority following the release last month of a memo from the Justice Department's Office of Legal...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The effort to build a new football riverfront stadium in St. Louis got a big boost Monday when a judge ruled that approval from city voters is not necessary to use bond proceeds for the project.
St. Louis Circuit Judge Tomas Frawley's ruling voided a city ordinance requiring voter approval for any project using tax dollars for a professional sports facility. He called the 2002 law's language confusing and vague.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge says Justin Bieber is complying with the terms of his probation in a vandalism case and has given the singer until later this year to complete community labor requirements of his sentence.
Superior Court Judge Leland Harris made the comments Monday in a hearing in the pop singer's misdemeanor vandalism case filed after he damaged a former neighbor's home with eggs.
Bieber has already completed the anger management and...
HADDONFIELD, N.J. (AP) — More than any single Democrat, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's greatest rival has been the biggest teachers union in his home state.
Running for the Republican presidential nomination, Christie is now taking on teachers unions nationally. When was asked Sunday in an interview on CNN who deserved to be punched in the face, he didn't hesitate: "Oh, the national teachers union."