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Nashville Sheriff Reveals Johnny Cash Was Once Deputized

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A sheriff has presented the Johnny Cash Museum proof that the late musician who famously cultivated an image as an outlaw was in fact granted law enforcement authority decades ago. This week, Nashville Sheriff Daron Hall gave a blown-up image of Cash's September 1979 deputy sheriff commission card. It...

Anti-Abortion Bills: Odds Good in GOP States, not Congress

President Donald Trump's call for a ban on late-term abortions is unlikely to prevail in Congress, but Republican legislators in several states are pushing ahead with their own tough anti-abortion bills that they hope can pass muster with the Supreme Court. Two bills proposing to outlaw abortions after a fetal...

Mexican Mafia Busted for Running Crime in LA County Jails

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County jails are run by the sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wielded the power in the underworld behind bars. The organization made up of leaders from various Latino gangs operated like an illegal government, collecting "taxes" on smuggled drugs, ordering hits on people who...