- Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release Updated: Dec-01-15 5:14 pm
CHICAGO - Rahm Emanuel sought for months to keep the public from seeing a video that shows a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times. Now, a week after the video's release, the Chicago mayor has fired the police superintendent, created a new task force for police accountability and expanded the use of body cameras.
- The Latest: Man accused of threatening university released Updated: Dec-01-15 2:34 pm
CHICAGO - The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and an online threat against the University of Chicago (all times local):
- Feds say U of Chicago threat a response to police shooting Updated: Nov-30-15 4:12 pm
CHICAGO - An online threat against the University of Chicago that led the school to cancel all activities Monday appears to have been motivated by the shooting of a black teenager by a Chicago officer in 2014, federal authorities said.
- W. Virginia attorney general: Beware of 'Cyber Monday' scams Updated: Nov-30-15 2:00 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia's attorney general is urging shoppers to protect themselves against online scams this "Cyber Monday."
- Don't get Grinched by cybercrime during the holiday season Updated: Nov-28-15 8:08 am
NEW YORK - Online fraud spikes during the holiday shopping season, as people searching for the perfect gifts take to cyberspace and head to traditional stores armed with their smartphones.
- Danish teen suspected of online threats next to video Updated: Nov-27-15 10:37 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - A Danish teenager has been ordered held in custody for three weeks on suspicion of posting online a video, purportedly made by Islamic extremists, and comments deemed threatening to others.
- Pierre Part woman accused of scamming customers Updated: Nov-24-15 7:44 am
PIERRE PART, Louisiana - Assumption Parish sheriff's deputies say a 32-year-old Pierre Part woman is accused of scamming people through an online store.
- Officials: New Mexico's weak child pornography law lures offenders Updated: Nov-22-15 6:36 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A weak child pornography law in New Mexico is attracting offenders to the state, officials said.
- 2 students accused of making online threats in Cottonwood Updated: Nov-19-15 3:56 pm
COTTONWOOD, Arizona - Police in Cottonwood say two students have been arrested for allegedly making online threats against Mingus Union High School.
- Tucson police: Man arrested after high school threats online Updated: Nov-18-15 6:56 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - A man has been arrested for allegedly posting an online threat saying bombs had been placed at a Tucson high school and a shooting would occur on campus.
- Bond set for man accused of online threats toward Mizzou Updated: Nov-18-15 5:16 pm
COLUMBIA, Missouri - A judge on Wednesday set bond at $10,000 cash for a man accused of making online threats against black students and faculty at University of Missouri's Columbia campus.
- 2 teens arrested in online threat against Byng schools Updated: Nov-18-15 3:43 pm
ADA, Oklahoma - Pontotoc County authorities have arrested two 14-year-old boys they say posted threats online involving the Byng school district.
- 254 telephone scammers sent home to China Updated: Nov-10-15 4:11 am
BEIJING - A total of 254 Chinese citizens arrested in Cambodia and Indonesia for running telephone and Internet scams targeting Chinese victims were repatriated Tuesday to face charges in China, the Public Security Ministry said.
- Prosecutor: Soldier accused of killing wife met lover online Updated: Nov-09-15 4:20 pm
HONOLULU - The Army medic in Honolulu accused of conspiring with his lover to kill his wife met the other woman online, a federal prosecutor said Monday.
- Trial ordered for man accused of killing woman he met online Updated: Nov-06-15 8:26 pm
DETROIT - A 26-year-old suburban Detroit man has been ordered to stand trial in the slaying of a woman contacted through a website listing personal ads.
- Lawyers for man accused of online threats ask to delay trial Updated: Nov-06-15 7:42 am
KALISPELL, Montana - Attorneys for a man suspected of making online threats to schools and religious leaders have asked a judge to reschedule next week's jury trial as both sides work toward a plea agreement.