Amid scrutiny, for-profit colleges see enrollment slide

Some of the nation's largest for-profit colleges are suffering steep declines in enrollment amid growing competition, new regulation and government pressure that led to the collapse this month of one of the industry's biggest players, ITT Technical Institute.

  • Written by COLLIN BINKLEY, Associated Press

Vegas lawyer's 'Black Lives' protest resembles Ohio case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A deputy public defender in Las Vegas who defied a judge's request that she not wear a "Black Lives Matter" pin in court has become the latest voice of protest in a national debate over police brutality and race relations.

  • Written by KEN RITTER, Associated Press

2 in Ohio charged with dealing tranquilizer-laced heroin

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two Ohio residents have been indicted on federal charges of distributing heroin laced with carfentanil (kahr-FEHN'-tuh-nihl), a substance used to tranquilize large animals that authorities say is 10,000 times more powerful than morphine.