FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 Sep 2016 17:23:39 -07:00Judge: Ex-sailors convicted of rape, murder are innocent, 26 Sep 2016 23:47:10 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two former sailors convicted of rape and murder nearly two decades ago are innocent, a federal judge said Monday, adding the "no sane human being" could find the men guilty. Force colonel who faced rape charge found dead in home, 26 Sep 2016 22:46:22 GMTDENVER (AP) — A high-ranking Air Force Space Command officer who was charged with rape and other crimes was found dead in his Colorado home after civilian police received a report of a suicide, officials said Monday. Policeman charged in shooting of unarmed motorist, 27 Sep 2016 00:19:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A police officer has been charged in the killing of an unarmed motorist during a road rage incident earlier this year while the officer was off duty, the officer's lawyer said Monday. gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene, 26 Sep 2016 23:50:28 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. State president says he will stop flying school plane, 27 Sep 2016 00:14:41 GMTAMES, Iowa (AP) — The president of Iowa State University said Monday that he will no longer pilot a university airplane that he has used for trips that have mixed business and personal affairs. Dakota says no Indian artifacts found at pipeline site, 27 Sep 2016 00:12:26 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota state inspection of an oil pipeline site has found no sign of the Native American artifacts or human remains that an American Indian Tribe says are present, the state's chief archaeologist said in a draft memo. Latest: Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic peace accord, 26 Sep 2016 22:31:34 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local): Bus from Yosemite going too fast before deadly crash, 26 Sep 2016 22:23:01 GMTOAKHURST, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a bus carrying students from China was going too fast around a curve when it went off the road and hit a tree near Yosemite National Park, killing a 13-year-old passenger. One-third of calls to VA suicide hotline roll over, 26 Sep 2016 23:06:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than one-third of calls to a suicide hotline for troubled veterans are not being answered by front-line staffers because of poor work habits and other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to the hotline's former director. exhibition highlights beauty, importance of failure, 27 Sep 2016 00:09:05 GMTANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A new exhibition at the University of Michigan highlights the beauty and importance of failure. polar bear named Tundra dies at Detroit Zoo, 26 Sep 2016 23:55:27 GMTROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — An elderly polar bear that recently came to the Detroit Zoo from its counterpart in Indianapolis has died. of missing 43 students lead march in Mexico, 26 Sep 2016 23:02:19 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The families of 43 missing Mexican college students led a march of unions, students and other supporters through the capital Monday to demand the young men be found on the second anniversary of their disappearance. Latest: Colombia accord signing ends with 'Ode to Peace', 26 Sep 2016 23:50:13 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local): held in Columbus over fatal police shooting of teen, 27 Sep 2016 00:03:43 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dozens of demonstrators protesting the fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old black boy brought a city council meeting to a halt Monday in Columbus as they called for an independent investigation. Latest: Kaine weeps at site of Pulse nightclub shooting, 26 Sep 2016 22:27:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race ahead of the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Monday at Hofstra University (all times EDT): Latest: Rally gathers at historically black church, 26 Sep 2016 23:07:06 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local): Latest: Ceremony begins for Colombia peace pact signing, 26 Sep 2016 22:17:56 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local): Latest: Fatal shooting expected to dominate forum, 26 Sep 2016 22:28:21 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local): Latest: 4-time Iditarod champ Mackey out of 2017 race, 26 Sep 2016 23:45:22 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey dropping out of the 2017 race (all times local): pins hope on 10 miles of quickly erected flood barriers, 26 Sep 2016 23:05:08 GMTCEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Facing their second-largest flood in city history, Cedar Rapids leaders and residents pinned their hopes Monday on a 10-mile system of quickly erected flood barriers to protect government buildings, homes and businesses in Iowa's second largest city. Latest: Family of bombing suspect speaks with doctors, 26 Sep 2016 22:53:47 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a New York-New Jersey bombing suspect (all times local): Latest: Source says stolen gun found at police shooting, 27 Sep 2016 00:10:21 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local): who pulled autistic boy's teeth out sentenced to prison, 26 Sep 2016 22:11:09 GMTNORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Philadelphia-area man accused of severely beating a 4-year-old autistic boy and pulling out three of his teeth has been sentenced to two to 10 years in prison. to the face doesn't stop Bone Thugs-n-Harmony show, 27 Sep 2016 00:03:12 GMTVICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The hip-hop rhythms of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are too fierce to be stopped. Even by a drone to the face. look into sexual harassment claims at Yellowstone park, 27 Sep 2016 00:09:06 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Government investigators were expected to visit Yellowstone National Park to look into an employee's claims of sexual exploitation of female workers and financial misconduct, park officials said. delay Menendez decision pending Supreme Court appeal, 26 Sep 2016 23:50:19 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court has delayed any court action against U.S. Sen Bob Menendez of New Jersey while he appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court. shot on Michigan school bus expected to survive, 26 Sep 2016 22:46:30 GMTJACKSON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old student shot in the arm on a school bus outside of a southern Michigan school is expected to survive. chief pledges $108 billion to fix nuclear force, 26 Sep 2016 22:36:37 GMTMINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday the Pentagon is committed to correcting decades of short-changing its nuclear force, including forging ahead with building a new generation of weapons that will cost hundreds of billions of dollars in the coming decades., Blue Jays scrap after 3 HBP in first 2 innings, 27 Sep 2016 00:08:06 GMTTORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees right-hander Luis Severino has been ejected after hitting Toronto's Justin Smoak with a pitch in the second inning, leading to an angry shoving match between the teams. bronze statue of Glenn Frey installed in Winslow, 26 Sep 2016 22:23:42 GMTWINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — A life-sized bronze statue of late musician Glenn Frey (FRY) of the Eagles has been installed in the "Standing On The Corner" Park in Winslow, Arizona. Capone letter showing his soft side sells for $62,000, 26 Sep 2016 22:15:14 GMTCAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — An intimate letter gangster Al Capone wrote while imprisoned at Alcatraz has sold at auction in Massachusetts for $62,500. offender selling Nazi flag is booted from county fair, 26 Sep 2016 22:21:02 GMTBLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania fair vendor, who turned out to be a registered sex offender, was booted from the event after visitors complained that he was selling Nazi flags. Iditarod champ Lance Mackey out of 2017 race, 26 Sep 2016 23:41:11 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Four-time Iditarod champion and cancer survivor Lance Mackey has dropped out of next year's nearly 1,000-mile race for health reasons, organizers said Monday. offers changes to voter name checks targeted by suit, 26 Sep 2016 22:38:11 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's top election official says he has changed a policy that a recent lawsuit said prevented tens of thousands of residents from registering to vote and violated the Voting Rights Act. find rights violation at nation's oldest public school, 26 Sep 2016 22:46:52 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Officials at the nation's first and oldest public school, Boston Latin, didn't sufficiently investigate racially charged incidents and failed to address racial hostility, a federal civil rights probe concluded on Monday. Death March survivor, artist Ben Steele dies at 98, 26 Sep 2016 22:50:45 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Ben Steele's hold on his sanity as a prisoner of war after surviving the Bataan Death March relied on hidden scraps of paper, stolen pieces of charcoal and his artist's memory of scenes from his home in Montana. orders girls' bathroom access for transgender student, 26 Sep 2016 22:21:44 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an Ohio school district's challenge to Democratic President Barack Obama's rule on transgender bathrooms. Marlins begin to move on without Fernandez, 26 Sep 2016 23:31:54 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The atmosphere was funereal at Marlins Park three hours before the first pitch Monday, with players going through their pregame stretching in eerie silence, the customary hijinks and laughter sadly missing., FARC sign historic peace deal ending long conflict, 26 Sep 2016 23:14:32 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government and the country's largest rebel movement signed a historic peace accord Monday evening ending a half-century of combat that caused more than 220,000 deaths and made 8 million homeless. for nightclub shooting to begin payments, $29.5M total, 26 Sep 2016 22:50:04 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A fund for the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando is set to pay out about $29.5 million to 299 claimants. Latest: Yosemite park superintendent apologizes to staff, 26 Sep 2016 23:41:42 GMTYOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on claims of harassment by employees of the National Park Service (all times local): of friends piloted planes that crashed in NY, killing 3, 27 Sep 2016 00:11:43 GMTNORTH COLLINS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say two small airplanes that collided and crashed in western New York were piloted by friends who'd taken off with four other planes for their usual weekend outing.'s government, FARC rebels sign historic peace accord to end half-century conflict, 26 Sep 2016 22:30:45 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government, FARC rebels sign historic peace accord to end half-century conflict. homers leading off as Marlins mourn Fernandez, 27 Sep 2016 00:17:27 GMTMIAMI (AP) — In tribute to Jose Fernandez, left-handed hitter Dee Gordon stepped to the plate as a righty to lead off the first inning of Monday's mournful game. Lester Holt under scrutiny during debate, 27 Sep 2016 00:16:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Everyone's aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there's a third person in the equation who faces a different pressure: Lester Holt. over to play, Watson added to US team as vice captain, 26 Sep 2016 23:44:54 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Bubba Watson will be at the Ryder Cup, even if it's not exactly the way he imagined it. liberties organization representing bombing suspect, 26 Sep 2016 22:58:32 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday began representing a man accused of setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey and injuring more than 30 people. Latest: Suspect was diagnosed with depression, anxiety, 26 Sep 2016 22:45:16 GMTMOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly mall shooting in Washington state (all times local): Russell Wilson has MCL sprain, but "feeling great", 26 Sep 2016 23:45:02 GMTRENTON, Wash. (AP) — As of Monday afternoon, Pete Carroll's expectation was that Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson will be the starter on Sunday when the Seahawks face the New York Jets despite a sprained MCL in his left knee. police and fire pension in crisis, retirees concerned, 27 Sep 2016 00:08:45 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Still recovering from the July sniper attack that left five law enforcement officers dead, the Dallas Police Department is facing a new crisis as its pension fund approaches insolvency and scores of officers, including Chief David Brown, announce unexpected retirements.