CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An autopsy report shows a 27-year-old bride-to-be was strangled inside her Charlotte, North Carolina, apartment this summer before it was set on fire.
News outlets report the autopsy performed by the Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner's Office also reveals that Amanda Strous suffered significant burns and blunt force injuries in her June 18 death. Her mouth was also reportedly taped shut.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has reached a more than $4 million settlement with the family of an unarmed man fatally shot by a police officer in a darkened stairwell in November 2014.
The Daily News reports (http://nydn.us/2aVMJ5z ) the city is paying $4.1 million and the New York City Housing Authority is contributing $400,000 to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of 28-year-old Akai (ah-KEYE') Gurley.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has granted a delay in the trial of a former New Orleans police officer charged in the cover-up of deadly shootings by colleagues in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
The new trial date for Gerard Dugue (DOO'-gay) is Oct. 24. He had been set for trial this month.
Prosecutors recently asked for more time to complete plea negotiations.
Dugue faces obstruction of justice and other charges in...
GILFORD, N.H. (AP) — Kelly Ayotte cannot escape the shadow of Donald Trump.
Even among the fried dough stands and pig pens of New Hampshire's summer fairs, the Republican senator faces difficult questions about her party's presidential nominee, a celebrity businessman who threatens to weigh down swing state Republicans at every level this fall.
There are no easy answers for vulnerable incumbents such as Ayotte, who are troubled by Trump but don't...