- Bill Gross sues former employer, Pimco, for $200 million Updated: Oct-08-15 2:16 pm
NEW YORK - Billionaire bond investor Bill Gross has sued his former employer, Pimco, for more than $200 million for breach of contract and plotting to oust him from the firm he founded more than four decades ago.
- Woman charged in Maine supermarket killing pleads guilty Updated: Oct-08-15 2:14 pm
ALFRED, Maine - A woman accused of stabbing a victim at random in a Maine supermarket has pleaded guilty to murder.
- Ex-Chicago Public Schools leader charged with corruption Updated: Oct-08-15 2:14 pm
CHICAGO - The former CEO of Chicago Public Schools was indicted on corruption charges Thursday in an alleged bribery and kickback scheme to steer $20 million worth of no-bid contracts to education companies.
- The Latest: Hayatou says Platini can be credible candidate Updated: Oct-08-15 2:13 pm
ZURICH - The Latest from the FIFA investigation (all time local):
- Missouri man indicted in $2 million fraud scheme Updated: Oct-08-15 2:08 pm
ST. LOUIS - A south-central Missouri man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for a fraud scheme that allegedly duped at least 24 investors of more than $2 million.
- The Latest: Ex-Chicago Public Schools head facing 15 counts Updated: Oct-08-15 2:05 pm
CHICAGO - The latest on the indictment of former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett, following a federal investigation into a $20 million no-bid contract (all times local):
- Man who landed gyrocopter outside Capitol rejects deal Updated: Oct-08-15 2:03 pm
WASHINGTON - A man who landed a gyrocopter on the West Lawn of the Capitol as part of a protest against the influence of big money in politics said Thursday that he has rejected a plea deal that would strip him of his right to vote.
- Lawsuit wants plans mandated for dealing with big oil spills Updated: Oct-08-15 2:01 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - An environmental group sued the federal government Thursday, contending it gives pipeline owners and operators a free pass on developing legally required plans for dealing with oil spills into lakes, rivers and other inland waterways.
- Ex-dealer to plead guilty in Las Vegas casino cheating case Updated: Oct-08-15 1:50 pm
LAS VEGAS - An ex-casino dealer is due to take a plea deal in an agreement to testify against three co-defendants accused of stealing more than $1 million in a craps betting scheme at a Las Vegas Strip resort.
- Latest: Lawyer says Oklahoma can't be trusted on executions Updated: Oct-08-15 1:48 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The latest on problems the state of Oklahoma has had over executions (all times local):
- Omaha police officer injured in confrontation with suspect Updated: Oct-08-15 1:43 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Police say an Omaha police officer was injured in an altercation with a man outside a north Omaha gas station and that the suspect has been arrested.
- Man charged in South Texas hit-and-run death Updated: Oct-08-15 1:39 pm
EDINBURG, Texas - Authorities say a man has been arrested and charged in a hit-and-run that killed a 19-year-old pedestrian over the weekend in South Texas.
- Former utility CEO sentenced on fraud conspiracy charges Updated: Oct-08-15 1:37 pm
ABINGDON, Virginia - The former CEO of the Bristol Virginia Utilities Authority has been sentenced to more than two years in prison on fraud conspiracy charges.
- Charges dropped against Kentucky gay rights activists Updated: Oct-08-15 1:36 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Prosecutors dismissed charges Thursday against three gay rights activists arrested this summer for standing silently in matching orange T-shirts in protest of an event at the Kentucky State Fair.
- Massive Hanford downwinders case is closing Updated: Oct-08-15 1:23 pm
RICHLAND, Washington - A long-running federal court lawsuit filed by people who contend their health was damaged by radioactive emissions from the Hanford Nuclear Reservation is finally ending.
- Fan: Super Bowl ticket process violates consumer law Updated: Oct-08-15 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA - A New Jersey man has asked a federal appeals court to revive a lawsuit against the NFL over the number of tickets sold to the public for last year's Super Bowl.
- Messi to stand trial in Spain on 3 counts of tax fraud Updated: Oct-08-15 1:18 pm
MADRID - Lionel Messi will stand trial in Spain on three counts of tax fraud and could be sentenced to nearly two years in prison if found guilty.
- Loudon County woman sues Knoxville over gun ban at fair Updated: Oct-08-15 1:07 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - A Loudon County woman is suing the city of Knoxville over its decision to ban guns at Chilhowee Park during last month's Tennessee Valley Fair.
- Activist, former mayoral candidate gets prison for 911 calls Updated: Oct-08-15 1:07 pm
PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh community activist who finished a distant fourth in the 2013 Democratic mayoral primary has been sentenced to 3½ to 7 years in state prison for making more than 100 bogus 911 calls from his home.
- DA: Man charged in 2002 death of teen on Long Island Updated: Oct-08-15 1:06 pm
MINEOLA, New York - Prosecutors say a man has been charged in connection with the 2002 shooting death of a teenager on Long Island.
- Officer charged with hitting teen gets probation Updated: Oct-08-15 1:01 pm
BALTIMORE - A Baltimore police officer charged with hitting a teenage car theft suspect has been given a year of unsupervised probation.
- Probe launched after sheriff's official buys stolen car Updated: Oct-08-15 12:53 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has launched an internal investigation after a newspaper found a top-ranking official bought a stolen car from the owner of a towing company that contracts with the department.
- Republican senator says he'll run for Washington auditor Updated: Oct-08-15 12:50 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - A state senator says he's running to replace indicted state Auditor Troy Kelley.
- Prosecutors: Man killed 3 to get revenge on city's elite Updated: Oct-08-15 12:46 pm
FAIRFAX, Virginia - A Virginia man accused of killing three Alexandria residents over the span of a decade wanted revenge against what he perceived as the city's elite after losing a child custody case, prosecutors said Thursday.
- Convicted killer heads to death row; 1st in Texas in 2015 Updated: Oct-08-15 12:44 pm
HOUSTON - Death row in Texas is getting its first new inmate in 2015, ending a 10-month hiatus in death sentences imposed by juries in the nation's most active capital punishment state.