CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A judge has denied bond for a West Virginia man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife.
News outlets report bond was denied Monday for 40-year-old...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. attorney for Alaska says a jury has convicted a former U.S. Coast Guard civilian technician of murder and weapons charges in the 2012 shooting deaths of two...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A public hearing has been scheduled Monday on a Lincoln proposal that would offer legal protection to people who break vehicle windows to save children or animals from...
DALLAS (AP) — The wife of a Dallas man charged in the fatal shooting of someone they thought was a burglar contacted a lawyer before the husband called 911 to report a home invasion, according to...
DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say a 72-year-old Dallas man fatally shot a suspected burglar behind his home and then went back to bed before finally calling police nearly two hours later.
NEW YORK (AP) — Could "Friends" fans BE any luckier? Those who have snagged tickets to the New York City Pop-Up experience based on the comedy favorite will get to plop down on the orange couch at...
CARROLLTON, Ala. (AP) — Mississippi and Alabama authorities say a man led them on a high-speed chase and almost ran over a deputy.
News outlets report 44-year-old James Michael Prestridge...
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for soliciting the murder of her 76-year-old husband and helping to conceal his body.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Bronze statues of Presidents George W. Bush and Harry S. Truman have been returned to their spots in downtown Rapid City — and local leaders have picked a spot for the 44th...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A University of Mississippi sociology professor criticized for encouraging "acts of aggression" against Republican politicians was granted tenure by a divided College Board...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say two people are charged in the death of a woman whose body was found inside a vehicle submerged in a river.
Two missing women and a missing teenage girl were shot to death by a carnival worker who met them through the traveling show, authorities in Virginia say.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four people have applied for a judicial vacancy in Tennessee.
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider the applicants on May 21 at Tennessee Technological...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty in the beating death of a homeless Alabama man last year.
Al.com reported 31-year-old Michael Christian Stoltzfus has pleaded guilty to...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina city has paid $950,000 to the family of a man who was hit and killed by a speeding police car in July 2017.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A man who was wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat says a Tennessee man took out a gun at a store and told him, "It's a good day for you to die."
PHOENIX (AP) — A former CEO has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison for defrauding a Phoenix non-profit corporation and ordered to pay nearly $10,000 in restitution to the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System.
The Arizona Attorney General's Office says 67-year-old James Michael Russo was convicted on felony counts of forgery and attempted fraudulent schemes and artifices.
Prosecutors say Russo was the CEO of Visions of Hope Inc. from 2010 to 2012.
WINCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man is accused of ignoring deputies at a crash scene and leading them on a short-lived car chase after which he shot an arrow at them with a compound bow.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man is charged with killing another man by hitting him in the neck with a tomahawk during an early morning street fight sparked by an ongoing feud.
James Michael Parker was charged Friday with deliberate homicide in the March 22 death of 45-year-old Lloyd Geaudry in Great Falls. Prosecutors say the tomahawk severed an artery and Geaudry's spinal cord.
Parker did not enter a plea during his initial court appearance on Friday. His bail is set at $500,000.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A man previously arrested on suspicion of participating in a robbery that led to the stabbing death at a Council Bluffs homeless shelter has now been charged with first-degree murder in the case.
Council Bluffs police say 20-year-old James Michael McCauley was served with a warrant for the upgraded charge on Thursday for the March death of 44-year-old Lee Johnson. McCauley was served at the Pottawattamie County Jail, where he was being held on the robbery charge.
GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police say a man has been arrested in connection to a triple murder in Alabama.
GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police in an Alabama city say they're investigating the deaths of four people, including the killing of a 7-year-old boy and his great-grandmother.
Guntersville Police Chief Jim Peterson told news outlets Saturday that 74-year-old Marie Kitchens Martin and 7-year-old Colton Ryan Lee were found dead Friday at Martin's home. A person questioned in the slaying is being held in jail on unrelated, outstanding warrants.
NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Searchers have recovered the body of man who is believed to have fallen into fast-moving water while floating down the Licking River in Ohio with friends.
The Newark Advocate reports that the Licking County Sheriff's office confirmed 22-year-old James Michael Krofft was found dead Tuesday morning. The Newark man went missing Sunday afternoon.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A cease and desist order has been issued to a Mississippi insurance agent accused of failing to forward premiums to the respective insurance companies.
The Mississippi Insurance Department said Friday that it had issued the order against James Michael Brand, of Biloxi, who also serves as the owner/operator of Brand Insurance Services, LLC, d/b/a Gulf Coast Insurance.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Attorneys for an Alabama man serving a life sentence for a 1978 murder have asked a judge to dismiss the capital murder charge in a slaying earlier that year.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed two new members to the University of Louisville Board of Trustees. The selections come at a crucial time as the school searches for a new campus president.
The governor's office said Wednesday that Bevin has appointed Mary R. Nixon of Louisville and James Michael Rogers of Prospect as UofL trustees.
Nixon is a retired finance executive at fast-food giant Yum Brands Inc.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a North Carolina police officer whose vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian while responding to a call.
The Charlotte Observer reports Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Philip Barker was indicted for involuntary manslaughter in the death of 28-year-old James Michael Short.
SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A deputy in South Carolina fatally shot a man who came out from a building with a woman and a gun and said he was holding her hostage, authorities said.
Greenville County deputies came to a home near Simpsonville around 4:45 p.m. Monday to check on an alarm call and found a man standing outside a building in the home's backyard, sheriff's Sgt. Ryan Flood said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 28-year-old ex-convict pleaded not guilty Tuesday to killing a California man with a single punch outside a downtown Las Vegas bar.
James Michael Beach also is accused of threatening to harm a woman who identified him in to police.
He spoke in court only to enter his pleas to murder and intimidating a witness charges in the death of Luis Campos. Beach remains jailed on $350,000 bail.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer is charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle after he struck and killed a pedestrian while responding to a call at speeds that reached around 100 mph (161 kph), the department's chief said Wednesday.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney told reporters that 24-year-old Officer Phillip Barker was placed on administrative leave without pay in light of the charge.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has pardoned two veterans convicted of bringing firearms they legally owned into New Jersey from out of state.
The Republican governor announced the pardons Tuesday night.
Michael A. Golden, of New Mexico, was arrested for having a handgun in a hotel room in Mahwah in 2013. He was sentenced to one year of probation and fined.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A former police officer and ex-Marine has pleaded guilty to domestic violence charges and was admitted to a specialty treatment program for veterans.
Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/2rNCcWI ) the prosecutor says the resolution will prevent 30-year-old former West Jordan Police officer James Michael Harvie from ever again wearing a uniform and will ensure he gets help for his post-traumatic stress disorder.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Rains that fell in the Yakima Valley on Thursday do not appear to have harmed a cherry crop that is just days away from harvest.
James Michael of the Northwest Cherry Growers says the rain didn't fall in the areas where there are cherry orchards.
Rain water can be absorbed by cherries, which splits the skin and makes them less valuable.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge said Friday the one-punch killing of a California man outside a downtown Las Vegas bar does not appear to be a death penalty case, but questioned whether the man held on a murder charge will be able to argue that he acted in self-defense.
Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Joseph Sciscento made the comment after a prosecutor said surveillance video of the April 30 punch that killed a California father of five appeared to show that the attack was unprovoked.
DARDANELLE, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on the deaths of a sheriff's deputy and two others in rural Arkansas (all times local):
Authorities have identified the suspect in the killing of an Arkansas sheriff's deputy and two women as 32-year-old James Michael Bowden.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man accused of killing a California father of five with a single punch outside a downtown Las Vegas lounge will seek to be released from jail pending a preliminary hearing of evidence in his murder case.
James Michael Beach's defense attorney, Greg Knapp, said Wednesday the fatal injury that killed Luis Camos was just a terrible accident and unfortunate event.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An man held in the one-punch killing of a California father of five outside a downtown Las Vegas lounge served prison time in Nevada, police said Monday.
James Michael Beach, 27, was arrested Sunday after police say he was identified in security videos leaving the sidewalk scene where Luis Campos, 45, was fatally injured early April 30. Beach also uses the name James Michael Garcia, according to police and court records.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas have arrested a 27-year-old man they suspect of striking and killing a 45-year-old California man with a single punch during a brief confrontation last month on a downtown entertainment district sidewalk.
The Metropolitan Police Department says James Beach, also known as James Michael Garcia, faces a charge of murder after he was arrested on Sunday. Police say he's being held in the Clark County Detention Center.