Arresting officer in Freddie Gray case chooses bench trial

BALTIMORE (AP) — A police officer charged in the Freddie Gray case chose Tuesday to stand trial before a judge rather than a jury, eliminating a potential wild card in the divisive and emotionally charged case.

  • Written by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press

Mosquito season brings no urgency for money to fight Zika

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Democrats are pressuring congressional Republicans to act on President Barack Obama's demands for money to combat Zika, but even the onset of mosquito season that probably will spread the virus has failed to create a sense of urgency.

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Man accused of killing 3 in Md. ordered held without bond

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A federal security officer charged with killing three people, including his estranged wife, in a shooting rampage in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital was ordered held without bond on Monday.

  • Written by JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press