Law and order

FILE - In this April 18, 2018 file photo, Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. The prosecutors who put Cosby away said Sunday, April 29, 2018, they’re confident the conviction at his suburban Philadelphia sexual-assault retrial will stand. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
April 27, 2018 - 4:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It is difficult to overstate the pride, admiration and sense of ownership many black Americans felt watching Bill Cosby at the height of his career in the 1980s and '90s. As Dr. Cliff Huxtable, Cosby starred in a top-rated network sitcom about a loving, successful black couple...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2017, file photo, Sandy Police Chief Kevin Thacker speaks to reporters during a news conference in Sandy, Utah. A new internal report released Thursday, April 26, 2018, reveals that Thacker, the fired police chief of one of Salt Lake City’s largest suburbs, had been accused of giving female employees lingering hugs that included pressing against their chest and some inappropriate touching. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File )
April 27, 2018 - 3:43 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The police chief of one of Salt Lake City's largest suburbs was fired because female employees accused him of giving them lingering hugs that included pressing against their chests and inappropriate touching, according to a report that provides new details about why he was...
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April 27, 2018 - 2:48 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A coroner's office says a former law clerk slated for trial next week for impersonating a judge in 2016 has been found dead at her suburban Chicago home. A Friday daily ledger of the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office says 46-year-old Rhonda Crawford was pronounced dead Thursday...
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Illusionist David Copperfield appears in court Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Las Vegas. Copperfield testified in a negligence lawsuit involving a British man who claims he was badly hurt when he fell while participating in a 2013 Las Vegas show. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 27, 2018 - 2:47 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A hotel official told a jury he doesn't know why an incident report about a British tourist's fall while taking part in a David Copperfield show illusion at a Las Vegas Strip resort did not include other witness accounts. MGM Grand Hotel risk manager Mark Habersack testified Friday...
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Actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 27, 2018 - 1:50 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The woman Bill Cosby was convicted of sexually assaulting tweeted "Truth prevails" Friday, the morning after a jury came back with a verdict that could send the 80-year-old comedian to prison for the rest of his life. After decades of whispers, lawsuits, investigations and...
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Actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 27, 2018 - 1:21 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The woman Bill Cosby was convicted of sexually assaulting tweeted "Truth prevails" Friday, the morning after a jury came back with a verdict that could send the 80-year-old comedian to prison for the rest of his life. After decades of whispers, lawsuits, investigations and...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. A federal judge in Washington has thrown out a civil lawsuit brought by President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman that sought to challenge the authority of the special counsel in the Russia investigation. The decision was a blow to Manafort’s defense against special counsel Robert Mueller. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson issued the ruling.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
April 27, 2018 - 1:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Washington on Friday threw out a civil lawsuit brought by President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman that sought to challenge the authority of the special counsel in the Russia investigation. The decision was a blow to Paul Manafort's defense against...
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Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster, foreground, and Maine State Police Lt. Col. John Cote hold a briefing near the Norridgewock, Maine, Fire Department on Friday, April 27, 2018. Police are still searching for John Williams, wanted in the shooting death of Somerset County Sheriff's Deputy Eugene Cole Wednesday.(Michael G. Seamans/Waterville Morning Sentinel via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 12:56 pm
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — The fugitive suspected in the killing of a Maine deputy might be interested in talking to authorities, police said Friday. The shooting of Somerset County Cpl. Eugene Cole early Wednesday morning in Norridgewock has triggered an intensive search for 29-year-old John...
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April 27, 2018 - 12:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Washington has thrown out a civil lawsuit brought by President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman that sought to challenge the authority of the special counsel in the Russia investigation. The decision was a blow to Paul Manafort's defense against special...
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April 27, 2018 - 12:16 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former radical who killed two New York City police officers nearly a half century ago was scheduled to be released on parole Friday after efforts to keep him in prison failed. State prison officials said they're abiding by an appellate judge's decision Wednesday that denied a...
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