Convictions overturned in crash that killed woman, 3 kids

PHILADELPHIA – An appeals court has overturned third-degree murder convictions of a man accused of striking and killing a woman and three young children while street racing in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled Friday that Khusen Akhmedov lacked the "sustained and purposeful recklessness" to support the convictions. The three-judge panel […]

GOP governor sides with Indonesians facing deportation

SOMERSWORTH, N.H. – Since he became governor, Chris Sununu has rarely clashed with President Donald Trump, supporting the travel ban on citizens from several mostly Muslim nations and quick to play up visits he has made the White House. But when Trump’s immigration crackdown reached the state’s tiny Indonesian community this year, Sununu wrote a […]

Oklahoma killing highlights issues in domestic abuse cases

OKLAHOMA CITY – A case involving an Oklahoma City man killed two days after he was sentenced to probation for his second domestic abuse conviction in six months highlights a common struggle for authorities: how to stop abusers when victims won’t testify, a prosecutor and anti-violence advocates say. The Oklahoma County district attorney’s office is […]