A Missouri grand jury heard evidence for months before deciding not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Some answers to common questions about the grand jury:
The grand jury has been considering charges against Darren Wilson, the white suburban St. Louis officer who fatally shot the black 18-year-old after a confrontation in August.
Republican Rep. Marc Roberts, of Santaquin, said there are serious questions about privacy and surveillance surrounding the center, and several Utah residents who spoke at a legislative committee hearing Wednesday agreed.
Measure 91, passed by voters on Nov. 4, has a clause forbidding any taxation on marijuana except by the state. Now, those cities say they are prepared to defend their taxes in court.
The department doesn’t have a policy on when cameras must be activated. Judson and Cpl. Matthew Schauerhamer, the other officer involved in the shooting, are returning to active duty after the shooting was ruled legally justified.
While states out West enjoy both autonomy and distance, federal lawmakers have the power to quash any District law they don’t like. And with legalization getting a foothold on the East Coast for the first time, the District’s initiative could force Congress to make decisions affecting the future of legal pot nationwide.
Lincoln County Circuit Court in Newport said Tuesday that 34-year-old Jillian McCabe entered no pleas to charges of aggravated murder, murder, and manslaughter. The case has yet to go to a grand jury.
The 140-foot Antares rocket, operated by Orbital Sciences Corp., blew up 15 seconds after lifting off for the space station Tuesday, lighting up the night sky and raining flaming debris on the launch site. No one was injured, but the $200 million-plus mission was a total loss.
Maj. Gen. Jeff Burton told lawmakers Thursday that the handful of Guard members involved could face fines, demotions or forced retirements when an investigation is complete.
Oregon had planned to salvage some of the Oracle-built portal to enroll people in Medicaid, but officials have now decided to scrap that project as well and will use another state’s Medicaid enrollment system instead.
The justices issued an order saying Justice Seamus McCaffery may not perform any judicial or administrative duties while the matter is reviewed by the Judicial Conduct Board, which investigates allegations of judicial misconduct.
The Utah National Guard learned about it Tuesday and is determining if military equipment was used in the video, Lt. Col. Steven Fairbourn said. The Utah National Guard didn’t give permission for the project, he said.
A look at the Pontifical residence of Castelgandolfo, the summer residence of Popes and will host Pope Benedict XVI during the next conclave.
See how the world celebrated the arrival of 2013.
The latest mass shooting to strike an American community may be a particularly horrific one. At a Connecticut elementary school, an official says 27 people are dead, including 20 children.
Crews and equipment from Travis Air Force Base are heading east to help with relief efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
Forecasters say Hurricane Sandy is speeding up and should make landfall early Monday evening in southern New Jersey.
Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the closing ceremony of the 30th Olympiad.
See how the U.S. Forest Service’s famous and furry public relations figure has change created in 1944.