Civil rights lawsuit against Kyle Rittenhouse can proceed, judge rules

Rittenhouse, who shot and killed two men at a 2020 protest in Wisconsin, was acquitted on all criminal charges by a jury.

By Andrea SalcedoFebruary 2, 2023

Man accused of torturing woman killed 2 before killing himself, police say

Benjamin Obadiah Foster, 36, died at a hospital of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after he was taken into custody following an hours-long standoff in Oregon.

By Meryl Kornfield and Timothy BellaFebruary 2, 2023

Memphis’s SkyCop cameras couldn’t prevent Tyre Nichols’s beating death

Nichols’s killing has offered a stark reality check of how ineffective the cameras can be in the face of real-world violence.

By Drew Harwell and Danny FreedmanFebruary 2, 2023

Family pleads for answers after Calif. police fatally shoot double amputee

Huntington Park police in California fatally shot Anthony Lowe, a double amputee. His family decried the use of lethal force on a disabled suspect.

By Daniel WuFebruary 2, 2023

School worker stole $1.5 million worth of chicken wings, prosecutors say

Vera Liddell, a former employee at an Illinois school district, is accused of taking 11,000 cases of chicken wings, which allegedly cost taxpayers over $1.5 million.

By María Luisa PaúlFebruary 2, 2023

An emotional farewell in Memphis for Tyre Nichols

Days after the horrific footage of Tyre Nichols’s beating by Memphis police was released, the city gathered for a funeral marked by anguished calls for justice.

By Emily Davies, Holly Bailey and Timothy BellaFebruary 1, 2023

Tyre Nichols’s death renewed push for George Floyd Act. What’s in it?

Tyre Nichols's killing renewed calls for Congress to pass police-reform legislation, including the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

By Anumita KaurFebruary 1, 2023

Car found, phones silent: Police search for missing rapper, two friends

Police have tracked down Armani Kelly's unoccupied car, but he and his companions are nowhere to be found.

By Marisa IatiFebruary 1, 2023

Tyre Nichols’s family demands justice at funeral; VP Harris in attendance

Tyre Nichols's mother RowVaughn Wells tearfully thanked mourners but stayed focused on the future. “I just need — whatever that George Floyd bill is, we need it to pass,” she said. “We need to take action.”

By Emily Davies, Timothy Bella, Dan Rosenzweig-Ziff and Ben BraschFebruary 1, 2023

A 6-year-old ordered $1,000 in takeout. The reason: He was hungry.

Six-year-old Mason had to pay for part of the order with his savings.

By Andrea SalcedoFebruary 1, 2023

Harris, in funeral address, says Tyre Nichols ‘should have been safe’

The vice president, who was not scheduled to speak at the funeral, denounced the actions of the officers and renewed calls for Congress to pass police reform.

By Timothy BellaFebruary 1, 2023

Bobby Beathard, Hall of Fame Washington football executive, dies at 86

He secured his legacy as Washington’s general manager in the 1980s, luring little-known NFL assistant Joe Gibbs as head coach and forming one of the league’s dominant franchises.

By Glenn RifkinFebruary 1, 2023

No classified documents found in Justice Department search of Biden’s beach home

Biden’s lawyers said last month that they had discovered no classified documents at Biden’s Rehoboth home after conducting a search.

By John Wagner, Tyler Pager, Matt Viser and Perry SteinFebruary 1, 2023

‘Dances With Wolves’ actor arrested on sexual assault charges

Actor Nathan Chasing Horse, known for "Dances With Wolves," is charged in Las Vegas with sexual assault of a child less than 16 years old, among other counts.

By Maham JavaidFebruary 1, 2023

Memphis officers in Nichols case were disciplined in past, records show

Memphis police files released this week showed that four of the five officers charged in Tyre Nichols’s death had received past discipline from the department.

By Emily Davies, Mark Berman and Robert KlemkoFebruary 1, 2023

Calif. sinkhole swallows third car as drivers ignore ‘ROAD CLOSED’ sign

“It happened again. We can’t make this stuff up,” California Highway Patrol said of the sinkhole in San Joaquin. “DO NOT drive past a road closure.”

By Jennifer HassanFebruary 1, 2023

Utah banned gender-affirming care for trans kids. What does that mean?

Utah enacted a law that bans some transgender children and adolescents from obtaining puberty blockers or hormone therapy.

By Leo SandsFebruary 1, 2023

Pilot who was ‘buzzing’ boaters before crashing charged with reckless flying

The pilot of a Cessna has been accused of intentionally flying too close to boaters on a Colorado reservoir.

By Jonathan EdwardsFebruary 1, 2023

Mom sues Fla. schools, claiming district banned her over OnlyFans posts

Victoria Triece, an OnlyFans model, is suing a Florida school district, which she says won't allow her to volunteer for her two sons’ activities.

By Kyle MelnickFebruary 1, 2023

UNC trustees’ push for ‘School of Civic Life and Leadership’ alarms some faculty

Trustees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill want to accelerate a School of Civic Life and Leadership, an idea hailed in some conservative media.

By Susan SvrlugaFebruary 1, 2023