• DA weighs appeal in case of teen who killed family members

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico district attorney says she’s disappointed a teen who pleaded guilty to killing his parents and three younger siblings will be sentenced as a juvenile, and her office is considering an appeal.

  • New Mexico State Police identify officer in fatal shooting

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a Santa Fe police officer involved in the fatal shooting of an armed robbery suspect at a motel last month.

  • File- This Feb. 14, 2013, file photo shows Lenore Matusiewicz, 67, reading a court order obtained by Delaware authorities prohibiting  her from having any contact with her three granddaughters, in Bayville, N.J. Matusiewicz the ailing widow of a man who killed his former daughter-in-law at a Delaware courthouse was sentenced Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, to life in prison on federal cyberstalking charges. Matusiewicz learned her fate while lying in a bed at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Randall Chase, File)

    Emergency sentencing for court gunman’s widow

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — The ailing widow of a man who killed his former daughter-in-law at a Delaware courthouse was sentenced Friday to life in prison on federal cyberstalking charges.

    Updated: 4:35 pm

  • A Phoenix police officer, left, tries to give instructions to parents waiting to reunite with their children, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. after two teens were shot Friday at Independence High School in the Phoenix suburb.   Glendale Officer Tracey Breeden told reporters Friday that both victims were 15 years old and were shot once. She says authorities are not searching for any suspects and a weapon was found near the bodies. Breeden told parents awaiting word on their kids that "your children are safe." (AP Photo/Matt York)

    2 students killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two students were shot and killed Friday at a high school in a Phoenix suburb but the danger at the campus was over, police said, as hundreds of worried parents crowded outside nearby stores to await word on their children.

    Updated: 1:23 pm

  • Police talk inside the Columbus, Ohio, restaurant where they say a man attacked several people with a machete on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. They say the man fled the scene and was later fatally shot by police. (AP Photo/Kantele Franko)

    ‘No rhyme or reason’ for machete attack at Ohio restaurant

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — From the front door, the man with the machete didn’t have a straight path to people in the booths at the small suburban restaurant. He stepped by the welcoming greeting on the front glass, past the half-wall entryway divider and the display case of kataifi and other Mediterranean pastries.

    Updated: 1:30 pm

  • This photo taken on March 11, 2004, shows a portrait of Irene Garza displayed at the home of her aunt Herlynda De La Vina in Edinburg, Texas. A former priest was arrested Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Arizona in the 1960 slaying of the 25-year-old Texas schoolteacher and beauty queen. (Delcia Lopez /The San Antonio Express-News via AP) RUMBO DE SAN ANTONIO OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Obstacles abound in prosecution of Texas priest in cold case

    HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors face a tough road in their case against a former priest accused this week in the killing of a young Texas teacher and beauty queen nearly 56 years ago, according to legal experts.

    Updated: 2:58 pm

  • Prosecutor in Albuquerque police shooting case seeks delay

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge has fined a special prosecutor in a case involving two former Albuquerque officers charged with second-degree murder because she wants to delay the trial to attend a wedding.

  • File- This Oct.26, 2009, file photo shows comedian Bill Cosby entering the Kennedy Center with his wife Camille in Washington. A federal judge in Massachusetts has ruled that Cosby's wife must answer questions under oath in a defamation lawsuit filed by seven women who claim Cosby sexually assaulted them decades ago. A lawyer for the women has sought to compel Camille Cosby to give a deposition in the lawsuit. Last month, a magistrate judge rejected Cosby's bid to quash the deposition subpoena.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

    Judge says Cosby wife must give deposition, but with limits

    BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Thursday that Bill Cosby’s wife must give a deposition in a defamation lawsuit against the comedian, but said she can refuse to answer questions about private marital conversations.

  • This undated photo released by Fargo Police Department shows Fargo police officer Jason Moszer. Moszer was shot amid a standoff in Fargo, N.D. with a domestic violence suspect, police in North Dakota said early Thursday, Feb. 10, 2016. Moszer, 33, responded to the standoff Wednesday night and parked near the home the suspect was barricaded inside, Fargo Deputy Police Chief Joe Anderson said. (Fargo Police Department via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT

    Death of officer, 2nd killed in line of duty, shakes Fargo

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s largest city has been shaken by the fatal shooting of a decorated police officer, the first death of a Fargo officer in the line of duty in more than 130 years.

  • Police Officer Peter Liang, center, enters the courtroom after the lunch break in his trial on charges in the shooting death of Akai Gurley, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at Brooklyn Supreme court in New York.  Jurors are scheduled to start discussing their views of Liang’s actions as soon as Tuesday. Closing arguments are expected in the morning, and deliberations are likely to begin in the afternoon. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    NYC officer convicted of manslaughter in stairwell shooting

    NEW YORK (AP) — A rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man dead in a darkened public housing stairwell was convicted Thursday of manslaughter in a case closely watched by advocates for police accountability.