No charges for police who shot anti-fascist Portland suspect
A Washington state prosecutor has decided not to file criminal charges against police who shot and killed an antifascist fugitive last year who was wanted in the highly publicized death of a right-wing demonstrator in Portland, Oregon.
Down syndrome issue at center of Missouri abortion law case
The full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis is deciding the fate of a Missouri law that puts sweeping restrictions on abortions, and a focal point of oral arguments on Tuesday was a provision prohibiting abortions based solely on a Down syndrome diagnosis.
Judge says he'll toss some of ex-mayor's fraud convictions
A federal judge on Monday said he planned to toss several convictions against the Massachusetts mayor elected at just 23 years old who was found guilty by jurors of bilking investors and extorting hundreds of thousands of dollars from marijuana businesses.