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Plea agreement: False confession obstructed justice

By 92.3 News | May 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Plea agreement: False confession obstructed justice

A mentally disabled man walked free Tuesday after 20 years in prison for a killing his attorneys say he didn’t commit, under a plea agreement that blames him for obstructing justice by falsely confessing to the crime. In exchange for his freedom, Corey Williams accepted a deal that short-circuits a potential U.S. Supreme Court review …

Nomination battles set in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

By 92.3 News | May 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Nomination battles set in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

ATLANTA (AP) — Polls in eastern Kentucky have closed on a day where the state, along with Arkansas and Georgia, will hold midterm primaries, while Texas settles several key runoffs after an earlier round of voting. A look at the key story lines: GEORGIA GOVERNOR’S RACE Democrats will tap either Stacey Abrams or Stacey Evans …

Sheriff: Suspect in Florida standoff, gunfire found dead

By 92.3 News | May 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Sheriff: Suspect in Florida standoff, gunfire found dead

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A man suspected of trading heavy gunfire with officers during an hourslong standoff with police at a Florida Panhandle apartment was found dead Tuesday after an armored vehicle approached the apartment, authorities said. Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford said that after sporadic bursts of heavy gunfire had pinned several officers …

Trump, Moon try to keep NKorea summit on track amid doubts

By 92.3 News | May 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Trump, Moon try to keep NKorea summit on track amid doubts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump labored with South Korea’s Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea on track after Trump abruptly cast doubt that the June 12 meeting would come off. Setting the stakes sky high, Moon said, “The fate and the future of the Korean Peninsula hinge” …

Washington lobbyists put on notice over foreign agent law

By 92.3 News | May 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Washington lobbyists put on notice over foreign agent law
Michael Flynn

WASHINGTON (AP) — A recent and rare prosecution of a Pakistani man in Maryland under a relatively obscure lobbying law has many in the multimillion dollar world of foreign influence bracing for more. The prosecution of Nisar Ahmed Chaudhry reflects what current and former Justice Department officials say is an aggressive enforcement strategy against unregistered …

Teen suspect in Maryland officer’s slaying held without bail

By 92.3 News | May 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Teen suspect in Maryland officer’s slaying held without bail

PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — A 16-year-old who was supposed to be on house arrest for auto theft was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the death of a Maryland police officer. After hearing about Dawnta Anthony Harris’ numerous recent run-ins with the law, a judge called him a “one-man crime wave” and ordered the …

Trump won’t say if he has confidence in Rosenstein

By 92.3 News | May 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Trump won’t say if he has confidence in Rosenstein
Christopher Wray

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declined to say Tuesday whether he has confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, escalating pressure on the Justice Department as his White House negotiated rare access to classified documents for his congressional allies. Asked before a private meeting with the president of South Korea if he has confidence …

Helmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL rule

By 92.3 News | May 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Helmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL rule

ATLANTA (AP) — The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmets is subject to ejection after an in-game video review that will be decided in New York. Al Riveron, the league’s head of officiating, said a foul can be called regardless of where …

Celtics hope return home can slow LeBron, Cavs in Game 5

By 92.3 News | May 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Celtics hope return home can slow LeBron, Cavs in Game 5
LeBron James, Tristan Thompson

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics expected to see a different LeBron James in Cleveland after the Cavaliers fell into a 2-0 hole to open the Eastern Conference finals Two games and back-to-back wins later , James has reminded everyone exactly why he’s been to seven straight NBA finals. Boston will be back in the embrace …

The Latest: Clinton urges Georgia Dems to pick Abrams

By 92.3 News | May 22, 2018 | Comments Off on The Latest: Clinton urges Georgia Dems to pick Abrams

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on primaries on Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky and Texas (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Hillary Clinton is urging Democrats in Georgia to support Stacey Abrams for governor. Clinton recorded a 60-second endorsement used by the Abrams campaign in direct phone calls to Georgia voters. Tuesday’s primary ballot election has Abrams facing …