(AP) GADSDEN, Ala. - The stepmother of a 9-year-old Alabama girl who was allegedly run to death as punishment is asking a judge to lower her bond.Continue »
(CBS/AP) CLEVELAND - The jury in a federal hate crimes trial has found the leader of an Amish breakaway group in Ohio guilty of hate crimes by orchestrating the beard- and hair-cutting attacks against members of his own faith in a dispute over religious differences. His followers were found guilty of carrying out the attacks.
(AP) DETROIT -- Police say a Chrysler employee fatally stabbed a co-worker at a Detroit factory before killing himself at a city park.Continue »
(CBS/KEYE) AUSTIN, Texas - University of Texas campus buildings have been evacuated after a phone threat about bombs placed around campus, reports CBS affiliate KEYE. North Dakota State University in Fargo, N.D. is also evacuating after a bomb threat. It is unclear whether the two threats are related.
(CBS/AP) TRENTON, N.J. - Tony Mack, the mayor of New Jersey's capital city of Trenton, was caught taking bribes as part of an FBI sting, court papers show. The mayor, his brother, Ralphiel, and supporter Joseph Giorgianni were arrested Monday and charged with conspiring to obstruct, delay and affect interstate commerce by extortion under color of official right.Continue »