Crime

Actor and comedian Bill Cosby reacts after being notified a verdict was in in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. A jury convicted the "Cosby Show" star of three counts of aggravated indecent assault on Thursday. The guilty verdict came less than a year after another jury deadlocked on the charges. (Mark Makela/Pool Photo via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 4:15 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-in-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America's Dad. Cosby...
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A woman offers prayers at a memorial wall dedicated to the victim's of Monday's van attack, as Toronto's Yonge street re-opens, on Wednesday April 25, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 3:59 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Strangers in Canada's largest city shared hugs Thursday, and they shed tears together. And many wondered if diverse and cosmopolitan Toronto will be forever altered by a 25-year-old man's deadly rampage with a van along a crowded sidewalk. Hundreds of people have gathered shoulder-to...
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Actor and comedian Bill Cosby reacts while being notified a verdict was in in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. A jury convicted the "Cosby Show" star of three counts of aggravated indecent assault on Thursday. The guilty verdict came less than a year after another jury deadlocked on the charges. (Mark Makela/Pool Photo via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 3:56 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A prosecutor says Bill Cosby showed his true colors when he went on an expletive-laced tirade after his conviction on sexual assault charges. Cosby called District Attorney Kevin Steele an "a--hole...
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April 26, 2018 - 2:47 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal jury in Texas has found a 30-year-old man guilty of several charges relating to a 2015 assassination attempt on a judge outside her home. Jurors Thursday found Chimene Onyeri guilty of multiple counts of fraud, racketeering and other charges. Prosecutors say Onyeri as...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Republican senators are promoting an alternative to bipartisan legislation that would protect special counsel Mueller’s job _ a nonbinding resolution endorsing him. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 26, 2018 - 2:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he "won't be involved" in the special counsel investigation into Russian election meddling, even as he warned he could change his mind, blasted his own Justice Department and accused former FBI Director James Comey of lying about Trump...
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Numerous area police agency officers converge on Bear Mountain Road to search for John Williams, Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Norridgewock, Maine. Williams is a suspect in the fatal shooting of Somerset County Sheriff's deputy Eugene Cole early Wednesday, the day Williams was scheduled to face a weapons charge in a Massachusetts court. (David Leaming/The Central Maine Morning Sentinel via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 1:45 pm
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — A sheriff on Thursday urged a man sought in the killing of a deputy to turn himself in and warned a community to stay vigilant during a manhunt in what is believed to be the first slaying of a law enforcement officer in Maine in nearly 30 years. The fatal shooting of...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. A New York judge wants more information from prosecutors and lawyers for President Donald Trump and personal attorney Cohen to help speedily analyze materials seized from Cohen. U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood set a hearing for Thursday, April 26. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
April 26, 2018 - 12:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on maneuvers by lawyers trying to negotiate who will get to view materials seized in April 9 raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A New York federal judge says she is appointing a former Manhattan federal...
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April 26, 2018 - 12:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A longtime Manhattan prosecutor who led the sex assault probe against former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Khan has now taken over the rape investigation of Harvey Weinstein, according to two people familiar with the case. Joan Illuzzi-Orbon has been working...
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April 26, 2018 - 12:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration lifted Thursday U.S. sanctions that had been placed on a popular Colombian soccer team for alleged ties to a drug cartel. Under the Obama administration in 2015, the Treasury Department placed Envigado soccer club and owner Juan Pablo Upequi on its foreign...
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This combination photo shows Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students, from left, Cameron Kasky and Samantha Fuentes, and Zion Kelly, of Washington, who lost his twin brother Zaire to gun violence in the nation's capital in 2017, during the "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control in Washington on March 24, 2018. The three activists will be honored at next month’s PEN America gala on May 22 in New York. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 26, 2018 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Two survivors of the Parkland school massacre in Florida and the twin sibling of a gun victim from Washington, D.C., will be honored at next month's PEN America gala. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Cameron Kasky and Samantha Fuentes, and Washington, D.C., high school...
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