- Ex-speaker, once a major powerbroker, is convicted in NY
NEW YORK (AP) — Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was convicted Monday in a $5 million corruption case that took down one of New York's most powerful politicians and stunned a capital that had become accustomed to scandal.
- Dad of missing boy held after human remains found in barn
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man is being held on $10 million bond after police were made aware of his missing 7-year-old son and found unidentified human remains on his property.
- Police shooting of black teen cited in U of Chicago threat
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal authorities said an online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes Monday targeted whites and was motivated by the police shooting of a black teenager, video of which was released last week and sparked protests.
- Suspect in Planned Parenthood attack makes 1st appearance
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The man accused in the shooting rampage at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic made his first court appearance Monday and learned that he will face first-degree murder charges in the deaths of three people killed in the standoff with police.
- Judge won't toss doctor's guilty verdict in ex-wife's death
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge won't overturn a murder conviction in the case of a Salt Lake City doctor expected to spend at least 28 years in prison in the death of his ex-wife.