The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended for one year the law license of an attorney whose emails to Jim Tressel triggered an ongoing scandal and NCAA investigation that cost the football coach his job at Ohio State University.
He's eluded authorities for more than five years, a mountain man who roams the wilderness of southern Utah, breaking into remote cabins in winter, living in luxury off hot food, alcohol and coffee before stealing provisions and vanishing into the woods.
Outgoing Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour has pardoned four convicted murderers who worked as inmate trusties at the Governor's Mansion.
Police fatally shot an armed eighth-grader who "engaged" officers in the main hallway of his middle school Wednesday, the Brownsville Independent School District said.
Leaders of Jefferson County — Alabama's most populous — have voted to file an estimated $4.1 billion bankruptcy, the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
BP workers used fishing nets to scoop tar balls off Alabama's Gulf Coast beaches Wednesday after the white sands were fouled by gooey, dark gobs churned up by heavy surf from Tropical Storm Lee.
Warren Jeffs, who said he had been fasting since he was sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting underage girls, has been sedated and is responsive Tuesday, a Texas prison official said.
A well-respected California community leader who was gunned down after finding a remote illegal marijuana operation was a former two-term mayor and current council member whose fundraising and good will helped build firehouses and a first-class high school football stadium.
Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs was hospitalized in critical condition Monday after telling corrections officers he's fasted in the weeks since receiving a life sentence for sexually assaulting underage followers he took as spiritual brides, a prison official said.