Justice

Court upholds Sahuarita drug conviction, rejects Miranda challenge

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court Monday upheld a Sahuarita drug conviction, rejecting the defendant’s claim that he confessed only after Drug Enforcement Administration agents continued to question him in violation of his Miranda rights.

Court gives Mexican family new chance to sue Border Patrol agent

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Monday ordered a lower court to reconsider its decision to throw out a lawsuit that a Mexican family filed against the Border Patrol agent who fatally shot their son across the border.

For victims of 2011 Tucson shooting, Wednesday attack a painful reminder

WASHINGTON – It’s been more than six years since a shooting spree at a Tucson congressional event killed six and wounded 13, including then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, but Wednesday’s shooting in Virginia brought the memories flooding back.

Congress hits pause as members, staff grapple with shooting

WASHINGTON – Lawmakers and staffers on Capitol Hill were grappling Wednesday with what one member called the “horrifying and concerning” shooting spree in a Washington suburb that left five people injured, including staffers, police officers and a House member.

Gunman opens fire on Republican lawmakers near Washington

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – At least five people were taken to the hospital early Wednesday after a gunman opened fire on Republican lawmakers who were practicing for an annual charity baseball game.