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U.S. appeals court: Marathon bombing trial can stay in Boston

FILE – This file photo released Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tsarnaev can stay in Massachusetts, a federal appeals court ruled Friday, Feb....
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Records: Suspect in Vegas killing was abused as a baby

Erich Nowsch Jr. appears in a Las Vegas courtroom for his initial court appearance Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Las Vegas. Nowsch remains jailed following his arrest Friday on murder, attempted murder and other charges in the Feb. 12 shooting that fatally wounded 44-year-old Tammy...
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Parents of slain journalist: Next ‘Jihadi John’ is on way

FILE – In this May 2011 file photo, journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., responds to questions during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston. Foley’s parents said they are surprised a college-educated, London-raised man is the Islamic State group...
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Testimony: Several Hernandez texts are missing from phone

Former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez smile during a light moment as witness Ricardo Leal, custodian of records with Sprint, testifies during Hernandez’s murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Fall River, Mass....
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Why would GOP candidate for Missouri governor kill himself?

FILE – In this Jan. 28, 2015 file photo, Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich announces his candidacy for governor in St. Louis. Schweich’s spokesman said he was taken to a hospital Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 after experiencing what his staff described as a “medical...

Court: Colorado crime suspects can search victims’ homes

DENVER (AP) — An appeals court added Colorado to the list of states that can allow criminal suspects to search victims’ homes to bolster their defense — a move that raised concerns among prosecutors and victims’ advocates. The Colorado judges wrote in...
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Gunman kills 7, commits suicide, in house-to-house rampage

Map locates Tyrone, MO.; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm; Map locates Tyrone, MO.; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm; Police tape surrounds one of five crime scenes near Tyrone, Mo., on Friday morning, Feb. 27, 2015. A gunman killed seven people and wounded an eighth person in an...
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NASA approves Sunday spacewalk despite water leak in helmet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space station astronauts will venture back out for a spacewalk this weekend, despite a helmet water leak. On Friday, NASA cleared astronaut Terry Virts’ spacesuit for the last of three spacewalks, set for Sunday. Mission managers believe...
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Hesburgh, former Notre Dame president, dies at 97

The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C, president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, talks about his experiences over 90 years of life at his desk in the Hesburgh Library on the campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., in this Sept. 24, 2007 file photo. The...

Parents of slain journalist James Foley: U.S. should do more

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The government and the press failed to do enough to save the life of the freelance journalist who was the first American killed by Islamic State militants, James Foley’s parents said at a university forum Thursday. John and Diane Foley echoed the...