• Widow, witnesses take the stand in deputy’s murder trial

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Hotel guests staying at the same Las Cruces hotel where authorities say a Santa Fe County sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a fellow officer took the stand Tuesday as prosecutors called on them to recount the night of the shooting more than a year ago.

  • Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse for a preliminary hearing, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Norristown, Pa. Cosby is accused of drugging and molesting a woman at his home in 2004. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, Pool)

    The Latest: Bill Cosby is in courthouse for key hearing

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby’s preliminary hearing in his Pennsylvania sex-assault case (all times local):

  • Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse after a preliminary hearing, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Norristown, Pa. Cosby was ordered to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report. (Dominick Reuter/Pool Photo via AP)

    Cosby due in court in Pennsylvania sex-assault case

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — She called him “Mr. Cosby” and considered him a trusted friend and mentor.

  • A mural is seen at the site of Freddie Gray's arrest in the Sandtown neighborhood of Baltimore, Monday, May 23, 2016, after Officer Edward Nero, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Gray, was acquitted of all charges in his trial. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Freddie Gray: Prosecutor criticized after officer acquittal

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The trial of an officer cleared in the arrest of a young black man who died from injuries suffered in police custody revealed deep systemic problems within the Baltimore Police Department: Officers are inadequately trained and routinely ignore rules and regulations designed to keep people safe.

  • Ex-Albuquerque halfway house guard pleads guilty to abuse

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former employee at an Albuquerque halfway house for women has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing six inmates under his custodial authority.

  • The Latest: Court hears woman’s feticide conviction appeal

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an Indiana woman’s appeal of a feticide conviction in the death of her premature infant (all times local):

  • In this Oct. 6, 2012 file photo, actor Michael Jace attends WordTheatre presents Storytales at Ford Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. Jace's murder trial is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 23, 2016, in downtown Los Angeles. The actor best known for playing a police officer on the FX series "The Shield"� is charged with shooting his wife to death in their Los Angeles home on May 19, 2014 and faces 50 years to life in prison if convicted. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

    The Latest: Jury selection begins in murder trial of actor

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of “The Shield” actor Michael Jace (all times local):

  • John Nero, center left, and Edward Nero, center right, brother and father of Officer Edward Nero, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, are escorted out of a courthouse after Nero was acquitted of all charges in his trial in Baltimore, Monday, May 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Officer acquitted on all charges in Freddie Gray case

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors failed for the second time in their bid to hold Baltimore police accountable for the arrest and death of Freddie Gray when an officer was acquitted Monday in the racially charged case that triggered riots a year ago.

  • Inmates face new charges after disturbance at county jail

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say over a dozen Bernalillo County jail inmates face new charges following a disturbance during which prisoners assaulted a correctional officer and tried to take over part of the facility.

  • Israel: Palestinian killed after attempted police stabbing

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say forces shot dead a Palestinian woman after she tried to stab a police officer at a West Bank checkpoint.