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  • Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

    Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:30:45 GMT
    A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several...
    A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent...
  • Fraternity shuts Ole Miss branch after noose tying

    Fraternity shuts Ole Miss branch after noose tying

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:30:43 GMT
    A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the then-all white...
    A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the Southern college that...
  • Man said to be homesick for prison gets 3½ years

    Man said to be homesick for prison gets 3½ years

    By MICHAEL TARM Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) -
    An ex-con who spent most of his adult life behind bars on Thursday got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank. The 74-year-old gets to go back to the place he called home - prison.