• Deputies seize 130 marijuana plants from Chaparral home

    CHAPARRAL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say they have found 130 marijuana plants growing in the backyard of a Chaparral woman’s home.

  • In this August 2013 surveillance photo provided by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Francisco Salgado and his sister Alejandra walk on New York's Third Avenue in midtown Manhattan where authorities say they made multiple cash deposits at banks within a few blocks of each other as part of a Mexican cartel money-laundering scheme. Authorities say the pair entered seven different banks making cash deposits of just under $10,000, all from piles of drug money they were carrying in designer purses and shopping bags. (DEA via AP)

    How one drug cartel banked its cash in New York City

    NEW YORK (AP) — In the photos, Alejandra Salgado and her little brother Francisco look like ordinary tourists strolling the streets of midtown Manhattan. He carries a shopping bag. She wears a white dress, a necklace and a leather tote slung over one shoulder.

  • FILE – In this Oct. 31, 2005, file photo, U.S. Circuit Judge Damon Keith, right, and television host and producer Oprah Winfrey, left, listen to speeches during a memorial service for civil rights activist Rosa Parks at the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington. U.S. Circuit Judge Damon Keith and other black judges have emotionally recalled the civil rights era in opinions they've filed in Ohio's longest-running voting rights lawsuit. (AP Photo/Ron Thomas, File)

    Black judges in voting dispute recall civil rights fight

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In Ohio’s decade-old voting lawsuit, federal appeals Judge Damon Keith said he was “deeply saddened and distraught” with a majority opinion last month and filled 11 pages with photographs of those slain in the fight for civil rights.

  • More than 27,000 Virginians register to vote after extension

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Elections says more than 27,000 people registered to vote during a brief extension of the state’s voter-registration deadline.

  • Rolling Stone writer: ‘Startled’ when woman backed off story

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The author of the discredited Rolling Stone magazine article about a woman’s claim of being gang-raped at a University of Virginia fraternity says she was “startled” when the woman seemed to back off her story following its publication.

  • Man charged in New Mexico officer’s death wants trial moved

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An Ohio man charged in the killing of a New Mexico police officer wants his trial moved.

  • Last defendant in Roswell drug trafficking case enters plea

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The last of more than 20 defendants in a case against a drug trafficking organization in Roswell has pleaded guilty to charges.

  • CORRECTS POOL SOURCE TO THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER - Ray Tensing enters Judge Megan Shanahan's courtroom for his pre-trial hearing on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, in Cincinnati. The former University of Cincinnati police officer is charged with killing Sam DuBose, an unarmed black man during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate.   (Amanda Rossmann /The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, Pool)

    Cincinnati braces for racially charged police shooting trial

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Under tight courthouse security and close monitoring by local officials concerned about keeping the peace, jury selection begins Tuesday for the murder trial of a white university police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop.

  • Suspect who mocked Santa Fe police on Facebook arrested

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A sex crime suspect who allegedly taunted Santa Fe police on Facebook has been caught in Albuquerque.

  • In this March 30, 2016 photo, demonstrators raise their fists in the air at the Government Center in Minneapolis during a protest over two Minneapolis police officers fatally shooting Jamar Clark, a black man, in November 2015. Two Minneapolis police officers followed proper procedure in a confrontation that led to the fatal shooting of Clark in November, and won't face discipline, the city's police chief announced Friday, Oct. 21.  (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

    No discipline for Minneapolis cops in Jamar Clark slaying

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two Minneapolis police officers followed proper procedure in a confrontation that led to the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark in November, and won’t face discipline, the city’s police chief announced.