Law and order - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Law and order The Latest: LA airport police says man was looking for food HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a disturbance on a flight between Los Angeles and Honolulu (all times local): 9:38 a.m. Los Angeles Airport police say a 25-year-old man with a Turkish passport who was arrested after walking through a door leading onto an airfield ramp provided an address in Santa Monica when questioned... Sat, 20 May 2017 20:47:00 GMT 2017-05-20T20:47:00Z Ex-coal CEO seeks vindication in blast after year in prison NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After finishing a one-year prison sentence, a former West Virginia coal executive has wasted no time resuming a campaign for vindication in the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades. In a phone interview Friday, ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship took up the same fight he waged before his 2015 trial: to convince people tha... Sat, 20 May 2017 17:51:00 GMT 2017-05-20T17:51:00Z Report: Lebanon detains Iraqi allegedly spying for Israel BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's state-run news agency is reporting that security forces have detained an Iraqi citizen who was allegedly spying for Israel. The National News Agency said in the Saturday report that the Iraqi citizen confessed that he was recruited by an arm of the Israeli Defense Ministry to gather information about the Lebanese army and certain personalities in Leba... Sat, 20 May 2017 14:37:00 GMT 2017-05-20T14:37:00Z Police probe, grand jury leave teen's family 'dissatisfied' COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family of a black 13-year-old boy fatally shot by a white Columbus police officer after a suspected robbery last year said it is "completely dissatisfied" with how the investigation was handled after a grand jury voted not to indict the officer. The Franklin County grand jury was considering whether Officer Bryan Mason should be ... Sat, 20 May 2017 13:55:00 GMT 2017-05-20T13:55:00Z Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off HONOLULU (AP) — After landing in Honolulu on a flight from Los Angeles, passengers described a midair disruption involving an unruly man whose attempts to get to the front of the jetliner prompted flight attendants and passengers to subdue him. and fighter jets to escort the plane. Passengers noticed him before the plane even took off. Mark and Donna Basd... Sat, 20 May 2017 13:35:00 GMT 2017-05-20T13:35:00Z Colorado governor pardons felon to stave off deportation DENVER (AP) — Colorado's governor on Friday pardoned a Cuban immigrant for an armed robbery he committed 19 years ago in an effort stave off the man's deportation after immigration authorities detained him following a judge's ruling that he should no longer be imprisoned. The pardon from Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, was the latest twist in the saga... Sat, 20 May 2017 04:04:00 GMT 2017-05-20T04:04:00Z Brazil's top prosecutor accuses Temer of obstructing justice RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's top prosecutor is accusing President Michel Temer of corruption and obstruction of justice, according to an investigation released Friday by the supreme court, dramatically escalating pressure to force the embattled leader from office. At the same time, other released documents said the owner of a major meatpacker has told p... Sat, 20 May 2017 02:12:00 GMT 2017-05-20T02:12:00Z Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case, could go to prison NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, whose penchant for sexting strangers ended his political career and sparked a probe that upended the presidential race, pleaded guilty Friday to a sex charge, tearfully apologizing for communications with a 15-year-old girl that he said destroyed his "life's dream in public service." Weiner, who could go to... Sat, 20 May 2017 00:20:00 GMT 2017-05-20T00:20:00Z Teen charged in death says 19-year-old shot Mississippi boy JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi teenager charged with murder in the death of a 6-year-old told investigators that the boy was actually shot by another of the three teen suspects, according to an investigator's sworn statement. The Associated Press obtained the sworn statement Friday from a source with knowledge of the case involving the death of Kings... Sat, 20 May 2017 00:20:00 GMT 2017-05-20T00:20:00Z Report: FBI probe moves into White House WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats last week his firing of "nut job" James Comey had eased the pressure on him, even as the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation had moved into the White House, according to reports Friday that pursued the president as he began his maiden foreign trip. White House hopes that Trump could leave scanda... Sat, 20 May 2017 00:17:00 GMT 2017-05-20T00:17:00Z Grand jury doesn't indict officer for fatally shooting teen COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury voted on Friday not to indict a white Columbus police officer in the fatal shooting of a black 13-year-old boy after a suspected robbery last year. The Franklin County grand jury was considering whether Officer Bryan Mason should be charged criminally in the September 2016 shooting of Tyre King. Police have said Mason shot the teen after he... Sat, 20 May 2017 00:06:00 GMT 2017-05-20T00:06:00Z The Latest: Victim of armed robbery calls pardon 'unjust' DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a Cuban felon facing deportation after huge prison mix up (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Jason Kasperek, the assistant manager at a video store that Rene Lima-Marin and an accomplice robbed in 1998, said Lima-Marin should be back in prison. "I just think that it's scandalous how he used the s... Fri, 19 May 2017 23:32:00 GMT 2017-05-19T23:32:00Z Tulsa officer acquitted in man's death returning to force TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white Oklahoma police officer acquitted in an unarmed black man's shooting death will be back on the force next week, even as jurors who declared her not guilty of manslaughter unanimously agreed she should never return to patrol. Tulsa police Chief Chuck Jordan issued a one-sentence statement Friday in which he said Betty Jo Shelby ... Fri, 19 May 2017 23:26:00 GMT 2017-05-19T23:26:00Z Chaffetz resigns at career pinnacle after years in spotlight ALPINE, Utah (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz's ascent to national prominence leading a House oversight committee was rooted largely in his embrace of the spotlight and willingness to take on confrontations. But the 50-year-old Utah Republican said this week that he's stepping aside from Congress next month during the prime of his career and just as his co... Fri, 19 May 2017 23:09:00 GMT 2017-05-19T23:09:00Z The Latest: Comey to testify before Senate intel committee WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible Trump campaign connections with the Russians (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Former FBI Director James Comey has agreed to testify before the Senate intelligence committee after Memorial Day. The committee's chairma... Fri, 19 May 2017 22:59:00 GMT 2017-05-19T22:59:00Z Phoenix serial killings suspect left behind shell casings PHOENIX (AP) — The man arrested in a string of serial killings left behind bullet casings at each crime that authorities tested and linked him to the shootings, police said in documents released Friday that provide the most detailed narrative to date about a case that unnerved Phoenix neighborhoods last year. The documents were released after media organi... Fri, 19 May 2017 22:59:00 GMT 2017-05-19T22:59:00Z Prosecutors: Times Square driver wanted to 'kill them all' NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was behind the wheel of a car that barreled through crowds of pedestrians in Times Square told police after his arrest that he had been smoking marijuana laced with the hallucinogenic drug PCP, according to a criminal complaint. Richard Rojas, 26, made his first court appearance Friday, a day after he was arrested in what police ... Fri, 19 May 2017 22:11:00 GMT 2017-05-19T22:11:00Z Judge confirms Prince's 6 siblings as heirs to his estate MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge confirmed Prince's six siblings to be his rightful heirs in a ruling released Friday, bringing them a big step closer to collecting their shares of the music legend's multimillion-dollar estate. Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide formally declared that Prince died without a will and that his heirs are his sister, Tyka Nelso... Fri, 19 May 2017 22:01:00 GMT 2017-05-19T22:01:00Z Iowa to pay $6.5M to settle landmark sports bias lawsuits IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, according to settlements their attorneys called historic Friday. Iowa will pay $2.33 million to Meyer and $1.49 million to Griesbaum to ... Fri, 19 May 2017 21:39:00 GMT 2017-05-19T21:39:00Z Judge: California cop behaved 'like a pimp' with teenager HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — A disgraced California police officer at the heart of a police department sex scandal involving a teen prostitute behaved "like a pimp" with her, a judge said at hearing in which he ordered the former officer to be tried on a felony charge of obstruction of justice. Brian Bunton, who resigned from the Oakland Police Department in Ma... Fri, 19 May 2017 21:24:00 GMT 2017-05-19T21:24:00Z Iowa man pleads guilty to killing 2 cops during ambushes DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man on Friday admitted to killing two Des Moines-area police officers who were ambushed as they sat in their patrol cars. Scott Michael Greene withdrew his not guilty plea at a morning hearing and pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Urbandale officer Justin Martin, 24, and Des Moines Sgt. Anthony Bemin... Fri, 19 May 2017 20:36:00 GMT 2017-05-19T20:36:00Z Uber threatens to fire key exec in self-driving car dispute SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is threatening to fire a key executive accused of stealing self-driving car technology from a Google spin-off unless he waives his constitutional right against self-incrimination so the ride-hailing service can comply with a court order. The development raises the possibility that Uber may end up dumping Anthony Levandowski, whos... Fri, 19 May 2017 18:24:00 GMT 2017-05-19T18:24:00Z The Latest: Anthony Weiner leaves court after guilty plea NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on former congressman Anthony Weiner facing criminal charges related to sexting a 15-year-old girl (all times local): 1 p.m. Former congressman Anthony Weiner has left a New York City courtroom after pleading guilty to exchanging sexually explicit texts with a 15-year-old girl. The Democrat ... Fri, 19 May 2017 17:04:00 GMT 2017-05-19T17:04:00Z Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case Former congressman Anthony Weiner has pleaded guilty to transmitting sexual material to a minor and could get years in prison. The judge told him he would... Fri, 19 May 2017 16:45:00 GMT 2017-05-19T16:45:00Z House votes to expand probation officers' arrest authority WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill expanding the authority of federal probation officers to arrest someone who obstructs them from performing their official duties. Probation officers already have the authority to arrest probationers who they believe have violated a condition of their release, but not third parties who try to stop their work. ... Fri, 19 May 2017 16:44:00 GMT 2017-05-19T16:44:00Z Illinois to change sex-abuse law with help of Hastert victim CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is set to eliminate the statute of limitations in child sex-abuse cases, a change prosecutors and a victim of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert called for after Hastert was imprisoned for violating banking laws while trying to silence a student he abused decades ago. The Illinois House unanimously approved the legislation Th... Fri, 19 May 2017 16:25:00 GMT 2017-05-19T16:25:00Z Terror suspect harshly interrogated by CIA won't testify FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The first CIA captive subjected to harsh interrogation after the Sept. 11 attacks did not testify Friday about conditions inside the Guantanamo Bay detention center after a late-night discussion with his lawyers, who did not want him to take the stand. It would have been the first time terror suspect Zayne Abu Zubaydah had spoken pu... Fri, 19 May 2017 16:17:00 GMT 2017-05-19T16:17:00Z Rapper Travis Scott pleads not guilty to inciting a riot BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A rapper who was charged with inciting a riot after inviting fans onstage during an Arkansas concert has pleaded not guilty. Police say Travis Scott "encouraged people to rush the stage" during a concert Saturday at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers, about 200 miles northwest of Little Rock. Investigators say multiple people were injured,... Fri, 19 May 2017 16:06:00 GMT 2017-05-19T16:06:00Z Expert: Assange Still Faces US Extradition An international law professor said on Friday WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange still faces the prospect of US extradition despite Swedish prosecutors... Fri, 19 May 2017 15:15:00 GMT 2017-05-19T15:15:00Z Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Against Assange Sweden's top prosecutor said Friday she is dropping an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after almost seven years.... Fri, 19 May 2017 14:14:00 GMT 2017-05-19T14:14:00Z