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Abuse victims to protest release of priest who raped boy

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 04:40:11 GMT2017-07-28T04:40:11Z

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) -- Protesters are vowing to demonstrate outside the Massachusetts prison where a notorious figure in the Boston clergy sex abuse scandal is being released after completing a 12-year sentence for raping a boy in the 1980s....



Texas executes man for killing woman in 2004 after break-in

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 02:38:38 GMT2017-07-28T02:38:38Z

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- A Texas prisoner was executed Thursday evening for killing a San Antonio woman after breaking into her apartment more than 13 years ago....



10 Things to Know for Friday

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 02:25:26 GMT2017-07-28T02:25:26Z

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:...



Feds expand probe into Ford Explorer exhaust fume leaks

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 02:01:17 GMT2017-07-28T02:01:17Z

DETROIT (AP) -- The U.S. government's auto safety agency has expanded an investigation into complaints of exhaust fumes inside Ford Explorer SUVs, adding two model years and nearly 400,000 vehicles....



The Latest: Supreme Court refuses to halt Texas execution

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 01:43:12 GMT2017-07-28T01:43:12Z

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- The Latest on the execution scheduled in Texas for a man who killed a San Antonio woman in 2004 (all times local):...



The Latest: UN looking at next steps after bribery verdict

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:39:36 GMT2017-07-28T00:39:36Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on the bribery conviction of a Chinese billionaire in a United Nations scandal (all times local):...



Woman charged in infant son's fatal fentanyl overdose

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:56:53 GMT2017-07-27T22:56:53Z

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- A woman has been arrested in Puerto Rico and charged in her baby's fatal fentanyl overdose in Florida last year....



Georgia sheriff accused of exposing himself makes plea deal

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:46:36 GMT2017-07-27T22:46:36Z

ATLANTA (AP) -- A Georgia sheriff accused of exposing himself in an Atlanta park pleaded guilty Thursday to violating two city ordinances after prosecutors agreed to drop a public indecency charge....



The Latest: 911 calls show horror of Utah plane crash

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:31:24 GMT2017-07-27T22:31:24Z

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Latest on a small plane crash on a Utah highway that killed four people (all times local):...



Same-sex domestic violence court win has unintended problem

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:17:33 GMT2017-07-27T22:17:33Z

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- A South Carolina Supreme Court ruling meant to give unmarried same-sex partners the same domestic violence protections as heterosexuals appears to have an unintended consequence: Now authorities might not be able to charge any unmarried person with beating their partner....



UN: Cyprus rivals need to keep commitment to reunification

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:13:44 GMT2017-07-27T22:13:44Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Thursday encouraging rival Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots "to sustain their commitment" to reunifying the divided Mediterranean island following the collapse of talks earlier this month....



Government announces cleanup plan for NYC radioactive site

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:07:59 GMT2017-07-27T22:07:59Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The federal government on Thursday announced its plan to clean up a Superfund site in New York City where radioactive material was once processed to develop the atomic bomb....



Qatar says UN should play a role in resolving Gulf crisis

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:35:16 GMT2017-07-27T21:35:16Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Qatar's foreign minister called Thursday for the United Nations to help resolve the crisis in the Persian Gulf and accused the four Arab countries that have isolated his energy-rich nation of violating international law....



The Latest: Court asked to hold off on fracking rule

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:54:15 GMT2017-07-27T20:54:15Z

DENVER (AP) -- The Latest on a federal appeal over hydraulic fracturing rules (all times local):...



Alleged mastermind of Jamaican lottery scam pleads guilty

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:37:40 GMT2017-07-27T20:37:40Z

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A Jamaican man accused of masterminding a lottery scam that defrauded dozens of mostly elderly Americans out of millions of dollars has pleaded guilty to conspiracy....



3 accused of pimping teens in California trafficking ring

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:32:03 GMT2017-07-27T20:32:03Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Three people have been charged with pimping eight teens for commercial sex work in a ring that operated in California, Nevada and Texas, authorities said Thursday....



Group wants to stop demolition of Neo-Gothic school building

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:29:25 GMT2017-07-27T20:29:25Z

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- A group hoping to stop the demolition of a 101-year-old New Jersey high school building known as The Castle on the Hill is asking a court to halt the teardown....



Troubled trucking firm faces scrutiny after Texas deaths

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:28:11 GMT2017-07-27T20:28:11Z

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The trucking company linked to the recent deadly human smuggling case in Texas had promoted itself as an American success: a family firm whose hard-working drivers helped keep the U.S. economy running....



APNewsBreak: Contractor appeals delay border wall prototypes

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:08:36 GMT2017-07-27T20:08:36Z

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Trump administration says construction of prototypes for a proposed border wall with Mexico has been delayed to early November because two companies objected to the bidding process....



The Latest: Prosecutor pleads not guilty in child porn case

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:08:24 GMT2017-07-27T20:08:24Z

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Latest on a California prosecutor and son of a Watergate figure facing child pornography charges (all times local):...



UN says over 200,000 have fled Syria's Raqqa since April 1

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:58:27 GMT2017-07-27T19:58:27Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Over 200,000 civilians have fled their homes in Syria around the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa since April 1, including over 30,000 displaced just this month as U.S.-backed Syrian fighters try to oust the extremists, a senior U.N. humanitarian official said Thursday....



The Latest: California court bolsters bullet train opponents

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:53:17 GMT2017-07-27T19:53:17Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Latest on a California Supreme Court ruling with implications for the state's high-speed rail project (all times local):...



S. Carolina's Sanford urges FCC to combat prison cellphones

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:19:39 GMT2017-07-27T19:19:39Z

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- A former South Carolina governor now in Congress wants federal communications officials to help combat the danger of cellphones in the hands of prison inmates, asking Thursday that states be allowed to use technology to jam the signals of cellphones smuggled to inmates behind bars....



Marine dog with cancer gets tear-filled farewell

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:58:04 GMT2017-07-27T18:58:04Z

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) -- Hundreds of people in Michigan came together to say a tear-filled final goodbye to a cancer-stricken dog who served three tours in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marines....



The Latest: 3 arrests in sex work ring across 3 states

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:51:19 GMT2017-07-27T18:51:19Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Latest on a human trafficking investigation in the U.S. West (all times local):...



Renters may recover sinkhole items by sifting through mess

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:38:03 GMT2017-07-27T18:38:03Z

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Weeks after a sinkhole swallowed two Florida homes, the displaced renters may be able to recover their lost property - if they are willing to sift through the mess left behind, a local official said Thursday....



$4.5B Oklahoma wind farm to supply power in 4 states

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:26:29 GMT2017-07-27T18:26:29Z

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Two utilities that supply power to customers in four states say they plan to buy what is being billed as the largest wind farm in the U.S. once the $4.5 billion project is completed in the Oklahoma Panhandle....



Worsening drought conditions in parts of US stressing crops

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:19:05 GMT2017-07-27T18:19:05Z

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Drought conditions worsened in several states over the past week from extreme heat and weeks with little rain, raising the prospect that grocery staples such as bread and beans could cost more as the region that produces those commodities is hardest hit....



Utah plane crash came 15 years after brother's air death

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:57:11 GMT2017-07-27T17:57:11Z

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Utah pilot killed with three others when a small plane crashed on a highway also lost a brother to an aviation accident 15 years ago, the family's Mormon bishop said....



Man charged in California homeless killings unfit for trial

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:50:39 GMT2017-07-27T17:50:39Z

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A San Diego judge has ruled that a man charged with carrying out a string of deadly attacks on sleeping homeless men that terrorized the city last summer is mentally incompetent and cannot stand trial for now....



Man indicted in deaths of 9 people in 2 fires in Ohio

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:01:29 GMT2017-07-27T17:01:29Z

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio man already charged in a blaze that killed seven people in May has been indicted on aggravated murder charges in that fire and in a second fire that killed two people on the same street last year....



Iowa mother set to change plea in trash can baby case

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:39:59 GMT2017-07-27T16:39:59Z

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Court records say an Iowa woman accused of trying to flush her newborn down a toilet and then leaving the baby for dead in a trash can intends to change her plea....



Apple ordered to pay $506M in Wisconsin patent infringement

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:29:25 GMT2017-07-27T16:29:25Z

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A judge has ordered computer-maker Apple Inc. to pay more than $506 million in a patent infringement case brought by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation after the two sides agreed on final damages....



Apple ordered to pay $506 in Wisconsin patent infringement

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:26:02 GMT2017-07-27T16:26:02Z

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A judge has ordered computer-maker Apple Inc. to pay more than $506 million in a patent infringement case brought by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation after the two sides agreed on final damages....



Flooding reported after heavy rains in Kansas City area

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:14:44 GMT2017-07-27T16:14:44Z

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Storms that pummeled the Kansas City area with several inches of rain closed roads and led to water rescues, including two people who began trapped early Thursday by floodwaters that inundated their restaurant....



The Latest: Family was seeking help for teen, mom says

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:59:42 GMT2017-07-27T14:59:42Z

MARION, Ark. (AP) -- The Latest on the fatal shooting of an Arkansas teenager outside of a youth shelter (all times local):...



Flowering plant thought to be extinct seen in Vermont

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:57:48 GMT2017-07-27T14:57:48Z

MONKTON, Vt. (AP) -- Botanists in Vermont say a flowering plant long thought to be extinct in the state is making a comeback....



Tanker left dangling from overpass after interstate crash

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:56:44 GMT2017-07-27T14:56:44Z

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A tanker truck was left dangling from its back wheels with the cab resting on the road below when it crashed and rolled over the edge of an interstate overpass in downtown St. Louis....



Records show convictions of ax-wielding man killed by police

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:42:13 GMT2017-07-27T14:42:13Z

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A Virginia man who was fatally shot after authorities said he threatened an officer with an ax had a criminal record....



AP names Sanz US South deputy director for newsgathering

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:37:47 GMT2017-07-27T14:37:47Z

ATLANTA (AP) -- ATLANTA (AP) - The Associated Press has named Alex Sanz as its new deputy director of newsgathering for the U.S. South, a position overseeing breaking news and enterprise across all media formats in 13 states....



Man who staged breakout in mental health facility sentenced

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:31:48 GMT2017-07-27T13:31:48Z

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who broke his girlfriend out of a mental health facility has been sentenced to over four years in prison and in a mental health facility....



96-year-old vet gets his wish of visiting US Navy station

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:08:26 GMT2017-07-27T13:08:26Z

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- A 96-year-old World War II veteran who dreamed of returning to a U.S. Navy installation to reminisce about his 20-year naval career is getting his wish....



NYC jail inmate caught 7-plus hours after escape from Rikers

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:48:47 GMT2017-07-27T11:48:47Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say an inmate who escaped from a section of New York City's Rikers Island jail complex has been found on the island....



College student dies from acute alcohol intoxication

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:11:12 GMT2017-07-27T11:11:12Z

HAMPDEN SYDNEY, Va. (AP) -- Officials in Virginia say a Hampden-Sydney College freshman found in a dorm room died from acute alcohol intoxication....



Sheriff: Kentucky woman stole fatal crash victim's wallet

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:00:56 GMT2017-07-27T11:00:56Z

ROCKHOLDS, Ky. (AP) -- A Kentucky woman has been arrested after authorities say she stole the wallet of a victim of a fatal motorcycle crash....



10 Things to Know for Today

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:05:16 GMT2017-07-27T10:05:16Z

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...



California Supreme Court ruling could end bullet train suits

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:11:44 GMT2017-07-27T08:11:44Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- An upcoming California Supreme Court ruling could help speed construction of the state's $64 billion high-speed rail project....



Advocate: 2 pardoned brothers steered into financial straits

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:40:29 GMT2017-07-27T07:40:29Z

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- When two wrongfully imprisoned brothers were pardoned after 30 years behind bars, they stood to collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation. Now a federal judge is considering whether too much of their payout is being siphoned away by legal fees and high-interest loans....



Few details after police kill teen outside Arkansas shelter

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:25:12 GMT2017-07-27T05:25:12Z

MARION, Ark. (AP) -- The operator of an eastern Arkansas emergency shelter for juveniles where a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed by police is asking for prayers but saying little else about the incident....



'Fired by tweet:' Troops, veterans react to transgender ban

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 03:46:41 GMT2017-07-27T03:46:41Z

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A former U.S. naval combat-tested officer said she feels angry that President Donald Trump is saying transgender veterans like her should be considered unfit to serve....



Protesters gather against Trump ban on transgender troops

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 03:41:33 GMT2017-07-27T03:41:33Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Demonstrators flocked to a military recruiting station in New York City and gathered at a plaza named for a San Francisco gay-rights icon on Wednesday to protest President Donald Trump's abrupt ban on transgender troops in the military....



2 Germans peacekeepers dead in helicopter crash in Mali

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 03:15:05 GMT2017-07-27T03:15:05Z

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- A U.N. peacekeeping helicopter crashed Wednesday in the desert in northern Mali and two German peacekeepers were killed, U.N. officials said....



Teen pleads not guilty in fatal crash recorded on Instagram

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:47:18 GMT2017-07-27T02:47:18Z

LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) -- A California teenager pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving after she lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram and recording a crash that killed her younger sister....



10 Things to Know for Thursday

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:03:35 GMT2017-07-27T01:03:35Z

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:...



Russia: Don't blame Syria for chemical attack without visit

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:24:53 GMT2017-07-27T00:24:53Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Russia says the United States and its Western allies rushed to judgment and blamed the Syrian government for using sarin nerve gas in an attack on an opposition-held town in Syria without ever visiting the site and ignoring two witnesses presented by Damascus....



16-year-old charged in Arkansas police officer's killing

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:16:48 GMT2017-07-27T00:16:48Z

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- A 16-year-old has been charged as an adult with capital murder in the shooting death of an Arkansas police officer....



Ex-Fiat Chrysler executive charged in union official payoff

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:06:06 GMT2017-07-27T00:06:06Z

DETROIT (AP) -- A former Fiat Chrysler executive was charged Wednesday with looting a training center for blue-collar workers by giving $1.2 million through a variety of ways to a UAW leader, his wife and other senior union officials....



Montana woman gets 20 years prison in 13-month-old's death

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:41:26 GMT2017-07-26T23:41:26Z

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A Montana woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder for the death of a 13-month-old girl whose body was found in a trash can on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation....



Mother who took sanctuary in church granted deportation stay

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:38:38 GMT2017-07-26T23:38:38Z

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A housekeeper and mother of four who received sanctuary in a Connecticut church has been granted an emergency stay of a deportation order that would have sent her back to her native Guatemala....



University professor charged with keying her neighbors' cars

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:23:14 GMT2017-07-26T23:23:14Z

BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania professor known for her expertise on consumer trends has been charged with keying her neighbors' cars....



Jumbo airtanker gets approval to fight US wildfires

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:11:59 GMT2017-07-26T23:11:59Z

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Federal officials have given a giant airtanker approval to fight wildfires in the U.S., but a lack of contracts currently limits the aircraft to California and one county in Colorado....



The Latest: Lawyer: Teen 'broken apart' over sister's death

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 22:47:20 GMT2017-07-26T22:47:20Z

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on a California teen charged in a fatal crash that was livestreamed on Instagram (all times local):...



Latest: 13 immigrants from truck held as potential witnesses

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 22:35:29 GMT2017-07-26T22:35:29Z

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The Latest on the deaths of 10 people whose bodies were found in a sweltering tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio (all times local):...



Ex-analyst gets nearly 4 years in prison for insider trading

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 22:30:54 GMT2017-07-26T22:30:54Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- A former investment fund analyst for Michael Dell's personal investment firm was sentenced Wednesday to nearly four years in prison for an insider trading conviction....



The Latest: 4-year-old girl's rapist gets 42 years in prison

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 22:23:22 GMT2017-07-26T22:23:22Z

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The Latest on the sentencing of a Montana man convicted of kidnapping and raping a four-year-old girl (all times local):...



The Latest: Mom: Man shot by cops dealt with 'mental issues'

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 22:10:53 GMT2017-07-26T22:10:53Z

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The Latest on a Virginia man who was shot by police after authorities say he attacked an officer with an ax (all times local):...



Medical examiner: Judge in river died by suicide in drowning

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:57:20 GMT2017-07-26T21:57:20Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- A prominent judge found in the Hudson River died by suicide in a drowning, according to findings issued by the city's medical examiner on Wednesday....



Lawyers: Woman accused of killing her sons has brain damage

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:31:28 GMT2017-07-26T21:31:28Z

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) -- Attorneys for an Ohio woman accused of suffocating her three sons out of jealousy over the attention her husband gave them say her videotaped confession should be tossed out after experts concluded she has brain damage and a low IQ....



Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mends

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:03:28 GMT2017-07-26T21:03:28Z

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- The National Urban League president helped christen a new job training and education center in Ferguson on Wednesday, calling the site a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago....



Juror vomits during au

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:51:13 GMT2017-07-26T20:51:13Z

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) -- A juror vomited while viewing autopsy photos during a North Carolina murder trial, but she told the judge she became sick because she missed breakfast....



Maryland board OKs settlement in police custody death case

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:31:26 GMT2017-07-26T20:31:26Z

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- A state board in Maryland approved a $400,000 settlement on Wednesday in the case of a Baltimore man who died during a struggle with police, and a second settlement with the city could bring the total amount of compensation to $1 million....



Tribes fight trade groups' intervention in pipeline dispute

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:04:55 GMT2017-07-26T20:04:55Z

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- American Indian tribes fighting in court to shut down the Dakota Access pipeline are objecting to the possible intervention of national energy and manufacturing trade groups in the dispute....



Trucker in deadly smuggling operation to testify next month

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:02:49 GMT2017-07-26T20:02:49Z

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- A scheduled detention hearing for a truck driver charged in the deaths of 10 immigrants found inside his sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio has been canceled....



Appeals court lets suit by Michael Brown's friend press on

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:57:26 GMT2017-07-26T19:57:26Z

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A federal appeals court has upheld a judge's refusal to throw out a lawsuit questioning a Ferguson police officer's use of force involving the man who was with Michael Brown when that officer shot Brown to death three years ago....



Grand jury to get case of man accused of killing 8

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:44:41 GMT2017-07-26T19:44:41Z

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) -- A grand jury can decide whether to indict a Mississippi man charged with killing a deputy, his mother-in-law and six others who were his relatives or acquaintances, a judge said Wednesday....



No bail for man accused of killing 11-year-old neighbor girl

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:41:26 GMT2017-07-26T19:41:26Z

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) -- An 18-year-old New Jersey man charged with killing his 11-year-old neighbor will remain in jail until his trial....



Texas nurse gets 4 years in prison in $375M health care scam

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:59:40 GMT2017-07-26T18:59:40Z

DALLAS (AP) -- A registered nurse in Texas must serve four years in federal prison for her role in what prosecutors call a health care scam involving nearly $375 million in false claims....



The Latest: Man gets 68 years in Nevada ranching standoff

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:41:43 GMT2017-07-26T18:41:43Z

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The Latest on the sentencing of a man for his role in an armed standoff with federal agents in Nevada (all times local):...



Child killer put to death in first Ohio execution in 3 years

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:41:35 GMT2017-07-26T18:41:35Z

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- A child killer was put to death with no apparent complications Wednesday in Ohio's first execution since a problem-plagued one 3½ years ago triggered an uproar over the reliability of the lethal injection drugs used by the state....



Civil rights groups join Chicago police reform lawsuit

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:38:53 GMT2017-07-26T18:38:53Z

CHICAGO (AP) -- Major civil rights groups have joined a class-action lawsuit seeking to force Chicago to reform the nation's second largest police force with direct court oversight....



West Virginia orders halt to Rover Pipeline segments

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:38:46 GMT2017-07-26T17:38:46Z

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- State environmental authorities have ordered a halt to Rover Pipeline construction in places where it found permit violations damaging streams in northern West Virginia....



The Latest: Cruiser video shows man being shocked, beaten

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:37:13 GMT2017-07-26T17:37:13Z

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The Latest on the death of a mentally ill man who was shocked with a stun gun a dozen times in Nebraska (all times local):...



Teacher who cartwheeled without underwear given probation

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:36:55 GMT2017-07-26T17:36:55Z

PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AP) -- A former substitute teacher in Oklahoma who exposed herself to students when she did a cartwheel while wearing a long skirt but no underwear has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge....



Coke Zero gets makeover as Coke Zero Sugar

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:30:46 GMT2017-07-26T17:30:46Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Coke Zero is getting revamped as Coke Zero Sugar....



UN urges Congo to hold elections by Dec. 31 deadline

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:19:04 GMT2017-07-26T17:19:04Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council urged Congo's government on Wednesday to swiftly implement an agreement to hold presidential elections by the end of the year, warning that failure to do so will increase the risk of insecurity and instability in the country and the region....



3-year-old twins die in Long Island pool accident

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:16:47 GMT2017-07-26T17:16:47Z

MELVILLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say 3-year-old twin brothers have died after they were pulled from a backyard swimming pool on Long Island....



Wildlife officials ID men dragging shark in online video

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:16:14 GMT2017-07-26T17:16:14Z

MIAMI (AP) -- Florida wildlife officials say they have identified the men dragging a shark behind a speeding boat in a video that went viral on several social media sites....



Judge dismisses discrimination suit against CNN, Turner

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:57:56 GMT2017-07-26T16:57:56Z

ATLANTA (AP) -- A federal judge has dismissed a class-action racial discrimination lawsuit filed by current and former black employees of Time Warner, owner of Turner networks including CNN, TNT and TBS....



Woman injured after fall from Delaware amusement park ride

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:50:56 GMT2017-07-26T16:50:56Z

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) -- A woman has been hospitalized after falling from a ride at a boardwalk amusement park in Delaware....



The Latest: Man charged with killing 8 to face grand jury

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:45:15 GMT2017-07-26T16:45:15Z

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- The Latest on a Mississippi man charged with killing a deputy and seven other people (all times local):...



Alabama prison toll rises; 4 inmates killed, 6 officers hurt

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:43:54 GMT2017-07-26T16:43:54Z

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Another inmate was stabbed in a prison yard at Alabama's Elmore Correctional Facility, the third prisoner slain this year at the overcrowded and understaffed lockup, officials said Wednesday....



The Latest: State to court: Rethink domestic violence case

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:37:59 GMT2017-07-26T16:37:59Z

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The Latest on a South Carolina court's ruling on domestic violence protections for unmarried same-sex couples (all times local):...



Florida deputies shoot carjacking suspect 4 times

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:17:55 GMT2017-07-26T16:17:55Z

DELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Florida deputies shot and injured a man who they say carjacked one vehicle, stole a second and was attempting to carjack a third....



Texas officer hurt, suspect killed in early-morning gunfight

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:17:40 GMT2017-07-26T16:17:40Z

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Police officers and a home invasion suspect exchanged gunfire Wednesday morning outside a San Antonio apartment complex, killing the suspect and leaving one of the officers in serious condition, authorities said....



2 Nebraska officers face assault charges in man's death

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:00:24 GMT2017-07-26T16:00:24Z

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Two Omaha police officers will be charged with assault in the death last month of a mentally ill man who was shocked with a stun gun a dozen times, a Nebraska prosecutor said Wednesday....



Wall of Philadelphia home collapses; residents unharmed

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:50:15 GMT2017-07-26T15:50:15Z

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia fire and rescue officials say no one was seriously injured and all residents are accounted for after escaping from a row home when a brick wall collapsed....



Bridge on a barge: Old span dismantled, shipped down creek

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:48:41 GMT2017-07-26T15:48:41Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Now there's something you don't see often: a bridge on a barge....



Indianapolis boy, 15, charged with murder in triple-slaying

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:48:06 GMT2017-07-26T15:48:06Z

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Prosecutors have charged a 15-year-old Indianapolis boy with murder in the fatal shootings of three men....



Ohio's high court strikes down traffic camera restrictions

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:47:15 GMT2017-07-26T15:47:15Z

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld cities' use of traffic camera enforcement for a third time, striking down as unconstitutional legislative restrictions that included requiring a police officer to be present....



Suspect in death of Massachusetts runner held without bail

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:04:57 GMT2017-07-26T15:04:57Z

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- The man charged with killing a Google employee from New York who went missing while out for a run near her mother's Massachusetts home has pleaded not guilty....