Lyle Jeffs, brother of the imprisoned leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Warren Jeffs, was arrested last night in South Dakota. We speak with Nate Carlisle, the polygamy reporter for The Salt Lake Tribune.
In 2015, a jury sentenced Billy Ray Johnson, a defendant in California, to life without parole. The prosecution used results from TrueAllele, a software program that analyzed traces of DNA from crime scenes, to prove him guilty.
In 1996, Jennifer Ringley started Jennicam, a website that captured her every moment. She was viewed seven million times a day and was featured on David Letterman. Seven years later, nobody knew why she disappeared from the internet.
A month ago, the murder of a respected editor and reporter brought attention to the killings of journalists in Mexico. And while some organizations call for justice, the Mexican government is offering a reward.
Earlier this morning, we brought you breaking news of the gunman who attacked Congressional Republicans as they gathered together on an Alexandria, Virginia, baseball field to practice for an upcoming charity game. To continue our coverage, we’re joined now by Patricia Sullivan who covers Alexandria news for the Washington Post.
The American Gaming Association estimates Americans spend more than $150 billion in bets on sporting events every year. And, many of those bets are placed illegally. But there’s a growing effort to legalize sports betting across the country.
The Department of Justice is moving toward a return to the so-called "War on Drugs" as Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to restore a more aggressive approach to drug sales and use in the U.S. With me to talk about that is Vanda Felbab-Brown, Senior Foreign Policy Fellow at the Brookings Institution.
Michelle Carter told her boyfriend, Conrad Roy, to commit suicide — multiple times — via text message. Now, Carter is on trial in Massachusetts for involuntary manslaughter. It’s a trial that raises new questions about our legal system in a digital world.
The American story is diverse. It’s not told from one person’s point of view — or from one part of the country. And those who tell it don’t sound the same or look the same, and they certainly have lived different experiences.
People suffering from strokes won’t have to wait as long to receive critical care in the Valley. On Wednesday, Phoenix became one of the few cities in the country with an ambulance fully equipped to treat patients for stroke at the curb.
One week from today, the Phoenix City Council will decide whether to formally adopt the budget proposal put forward by City Manager Ed Zuercher. District 7 Councilman Michael Nowakowski joins me to talk about police assistants.