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Value Village sues Washington attorney general over demands

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:22:59 GMT2017-12-13T03:22:59Z

SEATTLE (AP) -- The company that operates 300 Value Village, Savers and other thrift stores in the U.S., Canada and Australia is suing Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, saying his office has violated the company's rights by demanding $3.2 million to settle a three-year investigation....



Lawmaker: Callers posing as AP reporters spewed slurs

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:15:57 GMT2017-12-13T03:15:57Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Democratic congresswoman says two people posing as Associated Press reporters telephoned her office, then spewed racial slurs....



UN official: NKoreans say it is important to prevent war

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:12:10 GMT2017-12-13T03:12:10Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. political chief said Tuesday that senior North Korean officials told him during his visit last week "that it was important to prevent war" over the country's rapidly advancing nuclear and ballistic missile programs....



Wind gusts, smoke complicate firefighters job in Custer park

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:05:47 GMT2017-12-13T03:05:47Z

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) -- Strong wind gusts and thick smoke were making it difficult for firefighters battling a spreading wildfire late Tuesday in Custer State Park in the Black Hills of South Dakota....



The Latest: Wind gusts feed wildfire in South Dakota

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 02:53:47 GMT2017-12-13T02:53:47Z

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) -- The Latest on a wildfire at Custer State Park in South Dakota's Black Hills (all times local):...



Day care closes after 2 toddlers die from possible infection

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:34:43 GMT2017-12-13T01:34:43Z

MIAMI (AP) -- A Florida day care has shut down following the deaths of two toddlers a week apart from possible meningitis infections....



The Latest: Restaurant says it takes harassment seriously

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:04:24 GMT2017-12-13T01:04:24Z

BOSTON (AP) -- The Latest on a sexual misconduct lawsuit filed against an upscale restaurant chain (all times local):...



3 Florida men charged in shark dragging video incident

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:01:08 GMT2017-12-13T01:01:08Z

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida wildlife officials and prosecutors have charged three men connected to a video of a shark being dragged behind a speeding boat....



10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:54:38 GMT2017-12-13T00:54:38Z

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



Judge sets hearing on media bid for Vegas shooting warrants

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:17:08 GMT2017-12-13T00:17:08Z

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A Nevada judge has set a hearing date on a bid by media organizations to unseal search warrant records in the investigation of the Oct. 1 shooting that killed 58 people and injured hundreds on the Las Vegas Strip....



Michigan police open investigation after child detained

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:14:50 GMT2017-12-13T00:14:50Z

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) -- A Michigan police department has opened an internal investigation after officers held an 11-year-old girl at gunpoint, handcuffed her and put her in the back of a cruiser....



Woman sentenced to 42 to 94 years in son's beating death

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:09:50 GMT2017-12-13T00:09:50Z

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A woman who pleaded guilty to murder in the beating death of her 3-year-old son in a mobile home near Philadelphia has been sentenced to 42 to 94 years in prison....



Labor panel rules against Harvard in student union dispute

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:07:07 GMT2017-12-13T00:07:07Z

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- A federal panel has rejected Harvard University's attempt to prevent a new election that would decide if graduate students will form a union, paving the way for a new vote....



Minnesota announces restrictions on using herbicide dicamba

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:55:11 GMT2017-12-12T23:55:11Z

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota announced restrictions Tuesday on how farmers can use the herbicide dicamba in 2018, responding to complaints by soybean growers across the country that it harmed their crops this year....



The Latest: 2 people killed in school bus fire identified

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:44:18 GMT2017-12-12T23:44:18Z

OAKLAND, Iowa (AP) -- The Latest on a fatal school bus fire in western Iowa (all times local):...



DA: Lab delays stall indictment of man charged in 8 deaths

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:43:09 GMT2017-12-12T23:43:09Z

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) -- A Mississippi prosecutor says grand jurors won't consider charges this year against a man accused of killing eight people in May....



University of Oklahoma regent ignites outrage, protest

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:32:30 GMT2017-12-12T23:32:30Z

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Embattled University of Oklahoma Regent Kirk Humphreys said Tuesday that he has no plans to step down from his post despite calls for his resignation after comments he made comparing gay people to pedophiles....



Navajo Nation sues Wells Fargo for alleged predatory tactics

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:31:11 GMT2017-12-12T23:31:11Z

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) -- The Navajo Nation announced Tuesday that it's suing Wells Fargo for allegedly engaging in predatory and unlawful banking practices that targeted and harmed tribal members....



Informant testifies against ex-cop accused in terror trial

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:15:07 GMT2017-12-12T23:15:07Z

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- As a police officer, Nicholas Young knew enough about undercover surveillance to be paranoid about it. But he seemed to trust "Mo," an acquaintance who described himself as a U.S. military veteran of Palestinian descent....



FBI to examine alleged sexual abuse of detained immigrant

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:12:07 GMT2017-12-12T23:12:07Z

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The FBI says it will investigate allegations from a woman held in a Central Texas immigrant detention center who says a guard sexually assaulted her....



NTSB blames captain, bad safety culture for loss of El Faro

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:08:13 GMT2017-12-12T23:08:13Z

A ship captain's unwillingness to listen to his crew's suggestions to change course from the path of a raging hurricane. A weak corporate safety culture that left crewmembers ill-prepared to deal with heavy weather. An old ship with outdated lifeboats, open to the elements....



3 affidavits in biker case attest to FBI probe of prosecutor

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:49:38 GMT2017-12-12T22:49:38Z

WACO, Texas (AP) -- A retired Texas police officer says in an affidavit that the FBI is investigating McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna for alleged public corruption....



2 females accuse 'safe ride' taxi driver of sex assault

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:44:56 GMT2017-12-12T22:44:56Z

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) -- Police say the driver who ran the "Sherman's Safe Ride" taxi service for students at Ohio's Miami University is accused of sexually assaulting two female students in his vehicle....



Johns Hopkins to stop buying stocks from coal producers

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:31:54 GMT2017-12-12T22:31:54Z

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Johns Hopkins University will stop buying stocks and bonds of companies that produce coal for electric power as a major part of their business....



ICC: Failure to arrest Sudan's president undermines court

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:29:18 GMT2017-12-12T22:29:18Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Tuesday accused some of its members, including Jordan, Uganda and Chad, of undermining the tribunal's "reputation and credibility" by refusing to arrest Sudan's president to face charges of genocide in his country's Darfur region....



Mom who posted video of bullied son denies being racist

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:12:34 GMT2017-12-12T22:12:34Z

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Tennessee woman who posted a video of her tearful son recounting being bullied at school has appeared on national media outlets to deflect accusations of racism....



Man sentenced in crash that killed 2 after Easter Egg hunt

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:11:44 GMT2017-12-12T22:11:44Z

FLEMINGTON, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey man who pleaded guilty in a head-on car crash that killed an elderly couple returning home with family from an Easter egg hunt has been sentenced to eight years in prison....



The Latest: NTSB blames captain, bad safety culture for loss

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:03:15 GMT2017-12-12T22:03:15Z

The Latest on the final hearing to determine probable cause in the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro, which killed 33 mariners (all times local):...



ASU moving its Thunderbird School of Global Management

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:48:46 GMT2017-12-12T21:48:46Z

PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona State University officials say they're moving the Thunderbird School of Global Management from its historic Glendale campus to a new facility on ASU's downtown Phoenix campus....



Woman pleads guilty after son's freezing death

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:41:07 GMT2017-12-12T21:41:07Z

MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) -- A North Carolina woman has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of her 3-year-old son, who froze to death earlier this year....



ASU moving Thunderbird school from Glendale to Phoenix

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:38:51 GMT2017-12-12T21:38:51Z

PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona State University officials say they're moving the Thunderbird School of Global Management from its historic Glendale campus to a new facility on ASU's downtown Phoenix campus....



New York commuters return to bombing site, shrug off attack

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:26:02 GMT2017-12-12T21:26:02Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York subway riders shrugged off the city's latest attack Tuesday, a day after police say a would-be suicide attacker set off a pipe bomb....



The Latest: Prosecutor: Bomb suspect wanted maximum damage

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:22:05 GMT2017-12-12T21:22:05Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on the blast in the New York City subway system (all times local):...



Arkansas panel clears way for new Ten Commandments marker

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:16:27 GMT2017-12-12T21:16:27Z

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- An Arkansas commission cleared the way Tuesday for the installation of another Ten Commandments monument outside the state Capitol, after a prior marker was shattered when a man crashed his car into the monolith than 24 hours after it was put in place....



When just saying 'I'm from Newtown' can be a cross to bear

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:52:51 GMT2017-12-12T20:52:51Z

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) -- Suzanne Davenport still wears a memorial bracelet and has a green ribbon with a "Be Kind" magnet on her car to honor the 26 children and educators killed at the local elementary school. A resident of Newtown's Sandy Hook section, she knew some of the victims, and she knows survivors....



$110M lawsuit claims high school ignored MS-13 threats

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:51:49 GMT2017-12-12T20:51:49Z

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- A $110 million lawsuit claims a New York high school ignored warnings that MS-13 members were threatening a student who was later found beaten to death....



Authorities: 2 dead after school bus fire in western Iowa

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:41:49 GMT2017-12-12T20:41:49Z

OAKLAND, Iowa (AP) -- A fire erupted on a school bus after it backed into a ditch in western Iowa early Tuesday, killing a student and the bus driver, investigators said....



The Latest: Lawyers plan appeal in Great Danes case

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:19:38 GMT2017-12-12T20:19:38Z

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- The Latest on a woman convicted of 10 animal cruelty counts after her Great Danes were seized (all times local):...



Female workers sue McCormick & Schmick's over lewd behavior

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:58:11 GMT2017-12-12T19:58:11Z

BOSTON (AP) -- Female kitchen workers at the McCormick & Schmick's seafood restaurant in downtown Boston were subjected to constant groping and lewd comments from male supervisors and co-workers, and their complaints to the company were routinely ignored, five women said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday....



Man intervenes in couple's argument, is thrown from bridge

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:36:51 GMT2017-12-12T19:36:51Z

DERBY, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut police say a man threw another man 45 feet off a bridge because he intervened in an argument between the suspect and his girlfriend....



Oklahoma judge dismisses review of domestic violence case

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:26:31 GMT2017-12-12T19:26:31Z

SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) -- An Oklahoma judge has dismissed a lawsuit to re-examine the case of a woman who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for failing to report that her boyfriend abused her children. The boyfriend served two years....



Lawsuit challenges parole denial for Brinks heist driver

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:22:18 GMT2017-12-12T19:22:18Z

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Lawyers for the getaway driver in a deadly 1981 Brinks robbery have filed a lawsuit challenging the New York parole board's denial of her prison release....



The Latest: Regents' son apologizes for father's comments

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:05:48 GMT2017-12-12T19:05:48Z

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Latest on calls for University of Oklahoma Board of Regents member Kirk Humphreys to resign after he compared gay people to pedophiles (all times local):...



'Son of Sam' killer hospitalized for reported heart ailment

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:49:20 GMT2017-12-12T18:49:20Z

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The "Son of Sam" serial killer who terrorized New York City 40 years ago is in the hospital....



The Latest: Governor says anti-gay comments 'regrettable'

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:44:10 GMT2017-12-12T18:44:10Z

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Latest on calls for University of Oklahoma Board of Regents member Kirk Humphreys to resign after he compared gay people to pedophiles (all times local):...



Inmate gets 130 more years for fatal shooting when he was 15

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:58:04 GMT2017-12-12T17:58:04Z

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- An Indiana man has been sentenced to 130 years in prison for a fatal shooting that happened when he was 15 years old....



Federal judge to be updated on Ferguson civil rights status

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:30:22 GMT2017-12-12T17:30:22Z

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A federal judge is scheduled to learn how much progress Ferguson has made in addressing concerns about the mistreatment of black residents by the Missouri city's police and court system....



Flight diverted in Florida because of coffee maker fumes

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:28:15 GMT2017-12-12T17:28:15Z

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- A Southwest Airlines plane was diverted to a Florida airport after fumes from a coffee maker were reported in the back of the aircraft....



Woman with 84 Great Danes guilty of animal cruelty charges

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:22:09 GMT2017-12-12T17:22:09Z

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A woman who had dozens of filthy and sick Great Danes living in her New Hampshire mansion was found guilty Tuesday of 10 animal cruelty charges....



Sessions: terror attacks show immigration a security issue

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:21:43 GMT2017-12-12T17:21:43Z

BALTIMORE (AP) -- U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that an attack on the New York City subway system showed in the "starkest terms" that the failures of the U.S. immigration system are a national security issue....



NTSB starts final probe of the El Faro's sinking

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:19:24 GMT2017-12-12T17:19:24Z

Federal investigators probing the deaths of 33 mariners on the doomed El Faro said Tuesday that open lifeboats would not have protected the crew had they been able to launch them. They recommend replacing these old-style lifeboats on any vessel still using them....



West Virginia nurse admits to illegally distributing drugs

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:14:18 GMT2017-12-12T17:14:18Z

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) -- A registered nurse has admitted to illegally distributing drugs used to treat opioid addiction through her job at a clinic in West Virginia's northern panhandle from 2008 through 2016....



The Latest: Sessions: Says he voted in Alabama Senate race

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:00:27 GMT2017-12-12T17:00:27Z

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Latest on news conference by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on gang violence (all times local):...



Prison reports suicide of man who killed mother, stepfather

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:46:40 GMT2017-12-12T16:46:40Z

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a North Carolina inmate serving a life sentence for killing his mother and stepfather has died in an apparent suicide....



Federal prosecutors charge NYC subway bomb suspect, say he wrote on Facebook: "Trump, you ...

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:59:53 GMT2017-12-12T15:59:53Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal prosecutors charge NYC subway bomb suspect, say he wrote on Facebook: "Trump, you failed to protect your nation"...



Authorities say 2 dead after school bus fire in western Iowa

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:51:23 GMT2017-12-12T15:51:23Z

OAKLAND, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities say two people have died in a school bus fire in western Iowa....



South Carolina man arrested after Airbnb guest finds camera

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:24:40 GMT2017-12-12T15:24:40Z

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- A South Carolina man has been arrested after a woman who rented an apartment from him using Airbnb found a hidden camera....



The Latest: NTSB opens final hearing into El Faro sinking

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:45:42 GMT2017-12-12T14:45:42Z

The Latest on the final hearing to determine probable cause in the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro, which killed 33 mariners (all times local):...



Man who escaped from federal prison in 1997 arrested

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:00:41 GMT2017-12-12T14:00:41Z

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- An inmate who disappeared 20 years ago from a federal prison in Pennsylvania is set to be returned to the state for arraignment on an escape charge....



Dog fatally shot after attacking deputy, pizza delivery man

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:57:43 GMT2017-12-12T13:57:43Z

MARY ESTHER, Fla. (AP) -- A dog was fatally shot after attacking a Florida sheriff's deputy and a pizza delivery man....



Court awards family of man who died playing beer pong $16M

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:48:55 GMT2017-12-12T13:48:55Z

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- The family of a Connecticut man who fell to his death from a fourth-floor window after a fight while playing beer pong has been awarded nearly $16 million in a lawsuit filed against three other players....



Driver reaching for cellphone crashes into school bus

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:29:15 GMT2017-12-12T13:29:15Z

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a driver who dropped his cellphone and reached down to get it crashed into a school bus in Florida....



Clemson University sophomore found dead at off-campus home

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:06:16 GMT2017-12-12T12:06:16Z

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- A Clemson University student has been found dead in his off-campus residence....



K-9 found dead after escaping kennel at deputy's home

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:53:23 GMT2017-12-12T11:53:23Z

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida sheriff's office K-9 has been found dead two days after going missing from his kennel at a deputy's house....



Florida man gets life for killing girl who vanished in 1999

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:49:05 GMT2017-12-12T11:49:05Z

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a little girl who disappeared nearly 20 years ago....



10 Things to Know for Today

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:35:48 GMT2017-12-12T11:35:48Z

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



Northern California house fire spreads, forces evacuations

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:16:06 GMT2017-12-12T09:16:06Z

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say evacuations are under way in Northern California after a house fire spread to surrounding homes....



Dangerous winds persist as wildfires roar in California

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:02:09 GMT2017-12-12T08:02:09Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The winds aren't changing for Southern California's wildfires yet....



Houston 18-year-old arrested on charges of trying to aid IS

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:28:48 GMT2017-12-12T07:28:48Z

HOUSTON (AP) -- A Houston 18-year-old has been arrested and charged with illegally distributing explosive-making information and attempting to support the Islamic State organization....



'Alternative facts' remark

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:15:15 GMT2017-12-12T05:15:15Z

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- The use of the term "alternative facts" by Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2017....



Chicago suspect in train theft pleads guilty on trial date

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:39:26 GMT2017-12-12T01:39:26Z

CHICAGO (AP) -- The sole suspect in a 2015 theft of guns off a Chicago train who chose to go to trial has changed his mind and pleaded guilty just as jury selection was to start....



Prosecutor: Man indicted in Salvation Army worker's slaying

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:11:12 GMT2017-12-12T01:11:12Z

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A prosecutor says a Cleveland man accused of fatally shooting a Salvation Army worker has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder and authorities are investigating to see whether the slaying and subsequent crimes were racially motivated....



10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:08:50 GMT2017-12-12T01:08:50Z

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



Officials deny permit for violent rally anniversary event

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:49:15 GMT2017-12-12T00:49:15Z

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, have denied a permit requested by an organizer of the August white nationalist protest that turned violent....



The Latest: Suspect's family heartbroken, saddened by attack

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:35:20 GMT2017-12-12T00:35:20Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on an explosion in a New York City subway passageway (all times local):...



Police: 2-year-old Utah girl killed by sibling handling gun

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:27:03 GMT2017-12-12T00:27:03Z

BALLARD, Utah (AP) -- Authorities say a 2-year-old Utah girl has died after being fatally shot while her sibling was handling a gun....



18-year-old gets plea deal in 2015 rape, killing of girl

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:18:16 GMT2017-12-12T00:18:16Z

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- An 18-year-old is pleading guilty to rape and murder in the 2015 death of a 12-year-old Utah girl he's accused of luring from her home with a story about a lost cat....



Detained by US, Mexican journalist fears death if deported

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:11:02 GMT2017-12-12T00:11:02Z

HOUSTON (AP) -- Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote West Texas facility asked the U.S. government on Monday to grant him asylum instead of deporting him to a country where he believes he'll be killed....



'One of my nightmares': Pipe bomb attack hits in NYC subway

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:06:06 GMT2017-12-12T00:06:06Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- A would-be suicide bomber inspired by Islamic State extremists strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the nation's busiest subway system and set the device off at rush hour Monday in a scenario that New York has dreaded for years, authorities said....



Coffee shop wants to be Denver's first legal marijuana club

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:51:05 GMT2017-12-11T23:51:05Z

DENVER (AP) -- Colorado's largest city is reviewing the first application from a business seeking to be among the nation's first legal marijuana clubs, a step that comes more than a year after voters approved a bring-your-own pot measure....



Family sues over death of man who fatally stabbed police dog

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:47:07 GMT2017-12-11T23:47:07Z

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The family of a Pennsylvania man who fatally stabbed a police dog and then was killed by transit police officers is suing over his death....



UN: Global economy is growing at 3 percent _ best since 2011

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:43:53 GMT2017-12-11T23:43:53Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The global economy is growing by about 3 percent - its highest rate since 2011 and a significant acceleration from last year, the United Nations said Monday....



Power still out for thousands after Deep South snow storm

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:45:22 GMT2017-12-11T22:45:22Z

ATLANTA (AP) -- Thousands remain without electricity across the Deep South days after a winter snow storm snapped power lines across the region....



Connecticut zoo announces birth of rare tiger cubs

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:24:19 GMT2017-12-11T22:24:19Z

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut zoo is welcoming the addition of two tiger cubs....



The Latest: Veterans Affairs mum on veterans' court filing

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:18:51 GMT2017-12-11T22:18:51Z

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The Latest on veterans seeking a class action lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs over radiation exposure they say they experienced after a 1966 accident involving hydrogen bombs in Spain (all times local):...



Murder trial underway for ex-officer accused of killing teen

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:06:06 GMT2017-12-11T22:06:06Z

DALLAS (AP) -- An off-duty police officer chased two teenagers who were burglarizing his SUV and killed one of them after firing his gun more than a dozen times, prosecutors told a Dallas jury on Monday during the former officer's murder trial....



Jury finds man guilty in San Francisco quintuple homicide

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:01:48 GMT2017-12-11T22:01:48Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A jury Monday found a 41-year-old man guilty of five counts of murder in the 2012 killings of a family found beaten to death with a hammer inside their San Francisco home....



Authorities: Couple left boy in Florida trailer for 2 months

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:49:30 GMT2017-12-11T21:49:30Z

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a Florida couple left a boy alone in a trailer for about two months....



Florida professor fired after Newtown hoax blog loses case

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:41:08 GMT2017-12-11T21:41:08Z

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida college professor fired after publicly saying the Sandy Hook school shooting in Connecticut was a hoax has lost a lawsuit claiming he was wrongfully terminated....



UN: Tensions over North Korea worsen rights violations

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:25:32 GMT2017-12-11T21:25:32Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- North Korea's leadership has cracked down further on human rights as tensions have escalated over its nuclear and missile tests, including beefing up restrictions on movements and making "horrific" prison conditions more severe, the U.N. rights chief said Monday....



Policyholders still waiting for payment after Hurricane Ike

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:21:17 GMT2017-12-11T21:21:17Z

HOUSTON (AP) -- Several school districts, cities and other government agencies are still waiting for a Texas insurer to pay nearly $60 million in claims from Hurricane Ike, adding to more insurance worries in the wake of Hurricane Harvey....



Woman charged in pregnant neighbor's death pleads guilty

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:02:44 GMT2017-12-11T21:02:44Z

FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A North Dakota woman pleaded guilty Monday in the killing of a pregnant neighbor so she and her boyfriend could keep the baby, though officials are still saying little about how the victim died....



Police identify teen killed by trooper in gunfire exchange

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:24:17 GMT2017-12-11T20:24:17Z

DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Police have identified the 16-year-old boy they say was shot and killed over the weekend in an exchange of gunfire with a Delaware state trooper....



Man guilty in fatal shooting of store manager at outlet mall

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:13:21 GMT2017-12-11T20:13:21Z

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) -- A man accused of fatally shooting a store manager before turning the gun on himself at an Atlantic City outlet mall last year has been convicted of murder charges....



Mom testifies in 3rd 'Baby Lollipops' murder trial

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:08:34 GMT2017-12-11T20:08:34Z

MIAMI (AP) -- A Florida woman accused of killing her toddler son in what became known as the "Baby Lollipops" case has taken the stand in her third trial after remaining silent during her first two....



Mississippi lawmaker who quit faced sexual harassment claims

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:34:07 GMT2017-12-11T19:34:07Z

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi's House speaker says a key legislator who resigned Sunday was facing sexual harassment allegations....



Some of the deadliest mass shootings in modern US history

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:23:02 GMT2017-12-11T19:23:02Z

Five of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history have occurred since 2012, the same year that a troubled young man killed 20 children and six adults at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut....



Police search Detroit highway for clues in linked shootings

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:59:15 GMT2017-12-11T18:59:15Z

DETROIT (AP) -- Authorities temporarily closed a stretch of highway in Detroit on Monday to search for shell casings or other clues in the apparently random shooting of four vehicles last week....



Gas driller: Make homeowner pay for disparaging us

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:54:48 GMT2017-12-11T18:54:48Z

MONTROSE, Pa. (AP) -- A gas driller argued in court Monday that it's entitled to monetary damages from a Pennsylvania homeowner who continued bad-mouthing the company after settling his water-contamination lawsuit against it more than five years ago....



Memphis sanitation workers break ground on strike memorial

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:41:19 GMT2017-12-11T18:41:19Z

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Sanitation workers who led a strike that brought Martin Luther King Jr. to Memphis, Tennessee, in 1968 have helped break ground on a memorial plaza honoring their struggle and the civil rights leader's legacy....