NEW ORLEANS (CBS/AP) Four New Orleans police officers have been charged with deprivation of rights under color of law and use of a weapon during the commission of a crime for shootings that occurred during the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.Continue »
MISSOULA, Mont. (CBS/AP) Former University of Montana football player Jimmy Wilson has been granted another year of athletic eligibility by the NCAA and will return to the field for the team's fall season.
Officials allowed the 23-year-old cornerback to come back after his murder acquittal in the 2007 shooting death of his aunt's boyfriend.Continue »
BERKELEY, Calif. (CBS/AP) A 21-year-old man was found dead with an apparent head wound near the University of California, Berkeley campus, and authorities have yet to determine whether he was the victim of a crime or if his death was an accident.
The body of Nicholas Bailey, who attended California State University, Sacramento, was found unconscious on the street at approximately 9 a.m. July 2. Police say he suffered from a head trauma, but are not sure what caused it.Continue »
LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped a felony burglary charge against actor Rip Torn, clearing the way for him to seek special probation that might settle charges that he broke into a bank while drunk and armed in January.
The Emmy-winning actor, 79, applied for accelerated rehabilitation, a program for first-time nonviolent offenders that allows charges to be dropped after a probation period.Continue »
NEW YORK (CBS) Anna Chapman spent nearly a week in solitary confinement while awaiting charges for espionage connected to her double life in the U.S. as a Russian spy, but she's making up for it now by connecting with her growing fan base via Facebook with a quote from Dickens.Continue »
But did Grigorieva set him up?Continue »
PORTLAND, Ore. (CBS/KOIN/AP) As police continue to search for Kyron Horman, the father of the missing 7-year-old has filed court papers containing new accusations against Kyron's stepmother, the last person known to have seen him alive before he vanished early last month after attending a science fair at his Portland-area school.Continue »
The man believed to be the 'ndrangheta's No. 1 boss, Domenico Oppedisano, was picked up earlier in the day in Rosarno, a small coastal town in Calabria, the southern region where the organization is based, police said.Continue »
NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Crimesider has obtained an exclusive photo of "Full House" star John Stamos and his alleged extortionist, Allison Coss. The photo, found on a social networking page that seems to belong to Coss, appears to show Stamos and Coss hugging for the camera.
The caption on the photo reads, "First time I met this werido [sic]..."Continue »