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  • Swearing in

    February 24, 2017

    Kenyetta Stanford Jones took the oath of office as administered by U.S. District Judge Linda Parker during a February 9 investiture ceremony at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Building in Detroit.

  • Judge: Man can't be tried in 1972 cop-shooting case

    February 24, 2017

     COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An 82-year-old man who was indicted, but never prosecuted, in the nonfatal shooting of an Ohio police officer almost 45 years ago cannot be tried now, a judge ruled recently. 

  • Justices seem split in case of boy's death near border

    February 24, 2017

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Examining a tragic shooting death on the U.S. border with Mexico, a divided Supreme Court this week puzzled over the rights of foreigners to sue in American courts.

  • Constitutionality of execution process considered

    February 24, 2017

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio’s lethal injection process as the state tries to start carrying out executions once again.  

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