Sentenced to 2 days but held for 54: How one man’s jail suicide underscores Mississippi’s mental health care crisis
In 2017, Robert Wayne Johnson had hit a rough patch. The married father of five had lost his job and was living on the streets. He was also grappling with mental illness, according to his family. The couldn’t
The nephew of the 28-year-old black woman fatally shot in her home by a white Fort Worth police officer over the weekend said his aunt drew a gun after hearing noises outside her house, according to an
A British family on vacation say they accidentally drove into the U.S. They’ve spent days detained with their 3-month-old
The Connors family says it didn’t plan to be on the unmarked road. Originally from the United Kingdom, the two couples and their three young children were driving near the U.S.-Canada border on Oct. 3
A Michigan judge temporarily blocked the state’s weeks-old ban on flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, saying it may force adults to return to smoking more harmful tobacco products and has irreparably hurt businesses.
Trump administration issues plan to lift limits on logging in the largest intact temperate rainforest in North America
President Trump ordered a reversal of the longstanding limits on tree cutting in the Tongass National Forest at the request of Alaska’s top elected officials, on the grounds that it will boost the local
If Allen’s family and friends were watching her on the “Today” show, Brown-Long said, she would say she understood their disappointment that she had been granted clemency. “Of course, I would tell them
“He just came in and told our dispatcher that I want to confess to a murder, and then just gave it up,” Sgt. Robert Gibson of Mount Shasta told the New York Times. “I have never had someone come in with
Cop cleared of murder after shooting unarmed, naked man whose last words were, ‘The police are my friends’
A former Georgia police officer has been acquitted of killing an unarmed, naked black man seconds after encountering him at his own Atlanta-area apartment complex in the throes of a mental health crisis.
The white Fort Worth police officer who fatally shot a 28-year-old black woman in her home over the weekend has been charged with murder, authorities said Monday. The officer, Aaron Dean, who resigned
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The utility behind last week’s intentional power shut-off across Northern and Central California has restored electricity to all of its customers as shifts in weather have lessened
They’re the refugees that Trump tried to stop. But now they’re here, and they’re ‘becoming Americans.’
GRAPEVINE, Tex. — On the day that President Trump slashed refugee admissions to their lowest level in four decades, the arrival of a dazed traveler at Dallas’s international airport last month offered
No state in America resettled more refugees in the past year than Texas. And in the state capital, the mayor says the influx has been a boon. “It’s brought in industrious, hard-working people. It’s brought
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. — The late afternoon sun bathes this gulf-front community in color. New condominiums, painted in shades of saltwater taffy, overlook turquoise water and a cotton-candy sky. Boardwalks
He had shot the wrong target. On orders from his mentor, John Allen Muhammad, Malvo was supposed to shoot Isa Farrington Nichols, Cook’s aunt, who had supported Muhammad’s ex-wife in the custody battle
Police have yet to find evidence of gunfire after a report of an active shooter that sent a Florida mall into lockdown on Sunday, in the latest incident of panic after deadly attacks nationwide. A man
According to a Child Protective Services complaint obtained by the Star-Telegram, his mother, Kaylene Bowen-Wright, subjected him to years of unnecessary invasive medical treatments in Dallas and Houston.
Hunter Biden, the son of former vice president Joe Biden, said Sunday that he will step down from his position on the board of a Chinese company, a move that comes amid escalating attacks from President
STUTTGART, Germany — Simone Biles’s gymnastics crackle with supercharged power, style and creativity that can’t be reduced to medal counts. Even the unschooled eye can tell that she is a once-in-a-generation
A white Fort Worth police officer fatally shot a black woman in her home early Saturday, firing through a bedroom window while responding to a call about an open door at the residence, police said. Officers
At least two people are dead and 18 were taken to a hospital after a New Orleans hotel under construction collapsed Saturday, city officials said. One person remained missing as teams prepared to resume
The Louisiana governor’s race will be decided in a runoff next month after Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards failed to win an outright majority in Saturday’s primary, a boost for President Trump and Republicans
PELHAM, N.H. — A man shot the presiding bishop and the bride at a church wedding here Saturday morning before being pinned down by attendees and arrested by police, state officials said. A gunman entered
Three people have died at the scene of Southern California wildfires this week, authorities said Saturday, as firefighters aided by diminishing winds beat back a blaze on the edge of Los Angeles that or
Guards allegedly beat an inmate to paralysis, and now the state is trying to dodge the medical bills, attorney says.
When other inmates saw four guards beating a handcuffed Cheryl Weimar outside the prison compound, they initially thought she was dead. The mentally ill 51-year-old was limp as the male correctional officers