• Lawyers: Jury should visit site where cop shot black man

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys for a white former South Carolina police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist want the jury to visit the scene of the shooting and not be sequestered during the trial.

  • New Mexico’s top court reconsiders closed primary system

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court heard opening statements Monday in a case that could transform the state’s closed party primary system, peppering attorneys with questions about individual voting rights and who deserves a say in the major-party nomination process.