Lawyers: Prosecutors withheld evidence of teen’s

Lawyers: Prosecutors withheld evidence of teen’s innocence

Lawyers: Prosecutors withheld evidence of teen’s innocence

(Shreveport Police Dept. via AP). These undated arrest photos made available by the Shreveport Police Department show Corey Williams under arrest. Defense attorneys are urging the nation’s highest court to throw out a case in which they claim Louisiana…Defense attorneys are urging the nation’s highest court to hear their claims that Louisiana prosecutors withheld evidence that an intellectually disabled 16-year-old boy falsely confessed to killing a pizza…Defense attorneys are urging the nation’s highest court to hear their claims that Louisiana prosecutors withheld evidence that an intellectually disabled 16-year-old boy falsely confessed to killing a pizza deliveryman.

Photos reveal, recognize black work camps during Depression

Photos reveal, recognize black work camps during Depression

(Bentley Historical Library via AP). In a photo provided by the Bentley Historical Library, a view of tents and cabins of Free Soil Camp is seen in this undated photo. The university has acquired a trove of photos capturing a place and time largely ove…The University of Michigan has acquired a trove of photos capturing a place and time largely overlooked by history: black Civilian Conservation Corps camps during the Great Depression.The University of Michigan has acquired a trove of photos capturing a place and time largely overlooked by history: black Civilian Conservation Corps camps during the Great Depression.

Feds seize Backpage.com, websites in enforcement action

Feds seize Backpage.com, websites in enforcement action

Federal law enforcement authorities are in the process of seizing Backpage.com and its affiliated websites.Federal law enforcement authorities are in the process of seizing Backpage.com and its affiliated websites.

Sharpton, school survivor, announce anti-gun violence rally

Sharpton, school survivor, announce anti-gun violence rally

A survivor of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting joined the Rev. Al Sharpton to announce a June rally against gun violence and to call for a ban on assault weapons.A survivor of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting joined the Rev. Al Sharpton to announce a June rally against gun violence and to call for a ban on assault weapons.

Virgin Galactic conducts 1st powered flight of new spaceship

Virgin Galactic conducts 1st powered flight of new spaceship

Virgin Galactic has conducted the first powered test flight of its new space tourism rocket.Virgin Galactic has conducted the first powered test flight of its new space tourism rocket.

Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas facing tornado and wildfire threats

Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas facing tornado and wildfire threats

(AP Photo/Alonzo Adams. File). FILE — In this Monday, May 20, 2013 file photo, a tornado moves past homes in Moore, Okla. Emergency officials in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas are bracing for the start of what’s historically the most active time of year fo…Emergency officials in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas are bracing for the start of what’s historically the most active time of year for tornadoes while also facing wildfire threats because of severe drought conditions.Emergency officials in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas are bracing for the start of what’s historically the most active time of year for tornadoes while also facing wildfire threats because of severe drought conditions.

Magnitude 5.3 quake strikes off Southern California coast

Magnitude 5.3 quake strikes off Southern California coast

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 has struck off the coast of Southern California.An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 has struck off the coast of Southern California.

Earthquakes in northwest Oklahoma include magnitude 4.6

Earthquakes in northwest Oklahoma include magnitude 4.6

The U.S. Geological Survey reports four earthquakes in northwest Oklahoma, including one of magnitude of 4.6 that was felt in Kansas and Missouri.The U.S. Geological Survey reports four earthquakes in northwest Oklahoma, including one of magnitude of 4.6 that was felt in Kansas and Missouri.

Houston approves new post-Harvey flood construction rule

Houston approves new post-Harvey flood construction rule

Houston has approved new building regulations that will dictate how high new homes and other structures must be elevated to avoid floodwaters.Houston has approved new building regulations that will dictate how high new homes and other structures must be elevated to avoid floodwaters.