Updated: 5:01 PM At their meeting Monday morning, Shawnee County Commissioners approved a request from District Attorney Chad Taylor for $75,000. It would fund a new Cold Case Homicide Unit for his office through the end of the year.
Posted: 2:50 PM Shawnee County District Court Judge Evelyn Wilson ruled Wednesday that Manuela Alcala and her son, Manuel Alcala, will be tried at the same time on first-degree murder and conspiracy charges.
Updated: 6:50 PM Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, walked without a wheelchair to speak to his mother last week for the first and only phone conversation they have had since he has been in custody, Zubeidat Tsarnaeva told the AP.
Posted: 11:20 PM Postal union says the letters to Michael Bloomberg were postmarked in Shreveport, Louisiana. Letters were addressed to the New York Mayor, and one went to an organization he founded. Ricin is a toxin that can kill in a matter of days.
Posted: 9:38 PM Bella Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty to a charge of possession with intent to distribute. She was arrested in December after police responding to a domestic disturbance call found marijuana.
Updated: 9:19 PM James Comey could replace Robert Mueller as FBI director. He was deputy attorney general in President George W. Bush's administration. Officials said he "vigorously opposed" a surveillance program and threatened to quit.
Updated: 9:35 PM KBI Deputy Director Kyle Smith said the agency will continue DNA testing on the remains of Richard Hickock and Perry Smith to see if the Clutter family killers are linked to the slaying of a Florida family.
Updated: 11:01 PM Honduras has the highest murder rate in the world, according to the U.N. The two most violent gangs will begin talks for a possible truce "What we want is peace," a member of one of the country's most violent gangs says.