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Nov. 14 (UPI) -- A Louisiana man who spent the past 45 years in prison will be released after a judge overturned his rape conviction because the prosecution withheld evidence that could have proven his innocence. Wilbert Jones, 65, was...
Nov. 13 (UPI) -- An Illinois appeals court ruled this month that a sleeping judge is no reason to have a retrial. The divided Appellate Court based its decision on the 2014 murder trial of Nicholas Sheley, who was tried...
Nov. 12 (UPI) -- A Kentucky man spent five extra months in jail due because a jail employee might have made a data entry mistake, according to an internal review. David Reyes pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of sexual misconduct,...
Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Eight guests and one worker at Disneyland have contracted Legionnaires' disease, prompting the Anaheim, Calif., theme park to close a pair of cooling towers. Besides the nine cases, three other people who lived in or traveled...
Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Though organizers weren't able to display a 45-foot statue of a nude woman on the National Mall like they wanted, the Catharsis on the Mall festival began Friday with lots of music, art and a...
Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Anyone who possesses, imports, distributes or manufactures any fetanyl-related substance can be criminally prosecuted, the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday. The Drug Enforcement Administration issued an order to schedule all fentanyl-related substances on an emergency basis,...
Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Three inmates escaped from a county jail in Tennessee, including a man charged with criminal homicide, authorities said. Dylan Cecil Ferguson, 20, was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top 10 Most Wanted list after...
Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Puerto Rico will need "unprecedented" amounts of federal aid and must undergo the largest public entity restructuring in U.S. history to recover from Hurricane Maria, the executive director of the island's federal oversight board said...
Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Secret Service officials said the agency arrested a Texas man near White House grounds Monday after he traveled to Washington, D.C., to kill "all white police." Montgomery County police sent a "be on the lookout" notice...
Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Kentucky House Speaker Jeff Hoover said he would resign his post Sunday after a report that he settled a sexual harassment claim filed by a staff member last month. "I am announcing my resignation as speaker...

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