Police lieutenant to plead to illegal sale of 100-plus guns

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former Southern California police lieutenant who also acted as a department spokesman has agreed to plead guilty in connection with the illegal sale of more than 100 guns, prosecutors said Friday.

Former Pasadena Police Lt. Vasken Gourdikian of Sierra Madre signed an agreement with prosecutors ...

Sexual assault allegation report issued on Maryland lawmaker

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A report by an ethics panel of Maryland lawmakers says members could not resolve conflicting accounts between a Maryland legislator accused of sexually assaulting a legislative staffer and the accuser.

The five-page report on allegations against Del. Curt Anderson was made public Friday.

Due to the ...

Special master named for Arkansas term limits lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A former Arkansas judge has been appointed to review claims that some of the signatures submitted in favor of a ballot measure imposing new term limits on lawmakers should be invalidated.

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Friday named Mark Hewitt as a special master in ...

GOP candidate draws fire over remarks on opponent’s heritage

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Republican congressional candidate in New Mexico is drawing criticism for questioning her Democratic opponent's Native American heritage over her immigration views and because she wasn't "raised on a reservation."

Janice Arnold-Jones told a Fox & Friends host Ainsley Earhardt on Thursday she didn't doubt Deb ...

George Papadopoulos, former Trump campaign adviser, sentenced to 2 weeks in prison

Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos was sentenced Friday to two weeks in prison for lying to investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Papadopoulos, 31, is the second person charged in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to be sentenced.

Attorneys for Papadopoulos had sought to avoid ...

Stakes Are High in New York Attorney General Race

Adele Malpass, RealClearPolitics
Elections for state attorney general seldom make national news, but this one should. The Sept. 13 Democratic primary for New York state’s attorney general is hotly contested, and the unusually powerful position will have broad implications for Wall Street and President Trump.