- Capitals' Orpik suspended 3 games for hit on Maatta Updated: May-01-16 9:20 pm
- LGBT rights protesters vow to keep fighting Mississippi law Updated: May-01-16 9:14 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Hundreds of supporters of lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender rights protested Sunday against a new Mississippi law they call discriminatory, saying they're not giving up their fight.
- Long ball beats Martinez as Cards get swept by Nats, 6-1 Updated: May-01-16 8:00 pm
ST. LOUIS - Two pitches turned what looked to be another gem by Carlos Martinez into his first subpar performance of the season.
- Scherzer, homers help Nationals sweep Cardinals, 6-1 Updated: May-01-16 6:57 pm
ST. LOUIS - Max Scherzer always makes sure to eat some toasted ravioli when he comes back to Missouri.
- Races back on at Arlington Park after legal dispute resolved Updated: May-01-16 6:27 pm
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Illinois - Opening day at Arlington International Racecourse is back on following an agreement to resolve a lawsuit that threatened the summer horse racing season at the suburban Chicago track.
- Prosecutors: Boy should be tried as adult in fatal shooting Updated: May-01-16 5:54 pm
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey - Prosecutors say they will seek an adult trial for a 16-year-old Jersey City boy charged in the fatal shooting of another teen.
- Man charged in missing woman case questions fair trial Updated: May-01-16 5:07 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - The man charged with kidnapping a woman who has been missing for more than two years said he doesn't believe he can get a fair trial in Horry County.
- Men say they lied on stand because of prosecutor's threats Updated: May-01-16 4:38 pm
HIGH POINT, North Carolina - Two men who testified against a man eventually convicted of murder say they lied on the stand because a prosecutor threatened them, an allegation that the former assistant district attorney denies.
- Jackson County ex-sheriff free after house arrest, probation Updated: May-01-16 3:57 pm
PASCAGOULA, Mississippi - Former Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd is free from court supervision.
- Irvington man convicted in fatal Elizabeth shooting Updated: May-01-16 3:38 pm
ELIZABETH, New Jersey - Prosecutors say a man convicted in a shooting that left one man dead and another seriously injured is now facing a lengthy prison term.
- Man to go on trial in slaying of sisters of Iowa lawmaker Updated: May-01-16 2:41 pm
PITTSBURGH - Trial is scheduled to open Monday in the western Pennsylvania robbery and murder of two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker two years ago.
- Man goes to jail for trying to get loan in brother's name Updated: May-01-16 2:10 pm
SCOTTSBLUFF, Nebraska - A 55-year-old western Nebraska man has been sentenced to six months in jail for trying to take out a loan in his brother's name.
- Home invasion prosecutor retiring after 46-year career Updated: May-01-16 1:28 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A prosecutor for 46 years, New Haven State's Attorney Michael Dearington says the job was about more than just putting away criminals, even when it came to one of Connecticut's most infamous crimes - the killing of a woman and her two daughters during a home invasion in 2007.
- Baylor alumni group approves settlement terms Updated: May-01-16 1:24 pm
WACO, Texas - Members of the Baylor Alumni Association have voted to accept the terms of an agreement with Baylor University that settles a long-running dispute that had fractured campus relations and resulted in competing lawsuits.
- Did woman sway boy to kill his dad? Court raises doubts Updated: May-01-16 12:42 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - The paramedics who looked at Robert Breininger's lifeless body in his twin bed suspected right away that whatever happened didn't match the story being told by his 10-year-old son.
- Oklahoma utility proposes major bill changes in rate case Updated: May-01-16 12:40 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Billing changes proposed in a rate case filed by Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. could double the standard residential customer charge and lower winter electricity prices.
- Court: OK to deny benefits to worker who objected to vaccine Updated: May-01-16 12:25 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A hospital can deny unemployment benefits to a former employee who objected to receiving a flu vaccine, according to a recent ruling from the Kansas Court of Appeals.
- Appeals ruling clears way for Bowe Bergdahl case to resume Updated: May-01-16 12:24 pm
An appeals court has cleared the way for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's legal case to resume, rejecting prosecutors' arguments that defense attorneys were given too much leeway on accessing classified documents.
- Champaign police officer waives jury in sex assault case Updated: May-01-16 11:45 am
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - A Champaign police officer charged with sex crimes involving three women in two counties has waived his right to a jury trial in one of the cases, which was set to start this week.
- Youth services agency facing reform following child deaths Updated: May-01-16 11:42 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The beating death of 3-year-old Brielle Gage in late 2014 shocked New Hampshire and shone a spotlight on the state's child protective services agency - one that's only grown more intense.
- Settlement of coastal oil suits? Industry groups say no Updated: May-01-16 11:28 am
NEW ORLEANS - A business lobbying group and oil industry organizations are publicly denying speculation that energy companies are negotiating with public officials to settle lawsuits over damage to Louisiana's coast.
- Ohio Supreme Court to hear arguments on police video case Updated: May-01-16 10:41 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral arguments on June 14 over access to police body camera videos.
- Martinez expected to start Sunday Updated: May-01-16 12:47 am
- Uber, blind riders reach settlement over service animals Updated: Apr-30-16 9:03 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Uber and advocates for the blind have reached a lawsuit settlement in which the ride-hailing company agrees to require that existing and new drivers confirm they understand their legal obligations to transport riders with guide dogs or other service animals, an advocacy group announced Saturday.
- Disbarred Naperville attorney gets 4-plus years for scheme Updated: Apr-30-16 5:12 pm
CHICAGO - A disbarred Naperville attorney has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison and ordered to pay nearly $240,000 in restitution for her role in a mortgage fraud scheme.