| Apr 13, 2015
| 12:59 AM
A yearslong legal fight over a deadly shooting of civilians in an Iraq war zone reaches its reckoning point with the sentencing this week of four former Blackwater security guards.
Dustin Heard, Evan Liberty and Paul Slough face mandatory, decadeslong...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 8:38 PM
Court staff is preparing for the first day of jury selection here Thursday in the trial of the man accused of killing Navy SEAL and “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle, a task legal experts said is complicated by Kyle’s fame.
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Public support for gun rights has increased since the Dec. 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, according to a Pew Research Center study released Wednesday that found, for the first time in more than two decades, that more Americans support gun...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Four members of the North Central Texas College women's softball team were killed Friday night when a tractor-trailer crossed a highway median in Oklahoma and struck a bus carrying the team back home, authorities said.
The collision happened just...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
One of the Getty's most prized ancient artworks is hanging in a legal balance this week in Italy's highest court, leaving the L.A. museum's leaders feeling as if they have landed in a Franz Kafka tale, a judicial and bureaucratic nightmare they can...