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Philadelphia police find 'Kill A Cop' graffiti, offer reward

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:40:30 GMT2017-07-25T12:40:30Z

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police are investigating spray-painted graffiti that urges people to "kill a cop," and the police union is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest....



No further injuries found after tornado hits Eastern Shore

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:40:26 GMT2017-07-25T12:40:26Z

STEVENSVILLE, Md. (AP) -- Officials say they've completed house-to-house searches after a tornado touched down on Maryland's Eastern Shore and didn't find anyone trapped or in danger....



Alligator bites man several times at Florida retention pond

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:35:09 GMT2017-07-25T12:35:09Z

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a man was bitten several times by an alligator at a retention pond in Florida....



8 Indiana siblings rack up 448 years of combined marriage

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:25:18 GMT2017-07-25T12:25:18Z

VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) -- Eight siblings who grew up in southwestern Indiana have amassed nearly 450 years of combined marriage....



Woman killed after being struck by Brightline train

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:41:25 GMT2017-07-25T10:41:25Z

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a woman was struck and killed by a Brightline train in Florida....



Miami police chase ends with shooting, 3 hurt in crash

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:37:41 GMT2017-07-25T10:37:41Z

MIAMI (AP) -- A police chase in Florida ended in gunfire between the driver and an officer....



Warrant: Woman "slapped" squad car before police shooting

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:16:10 GMT2017-07-25T10:16:10Z

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A woman approached the back of a Minneapolis police car and "slapped" it shortly before an Australian woman was shot and killed by an officer, according to a search warrant filed by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension....



Commuter rail to link Connecticut suburbs to big cities

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:10:37 GMT2017-07-25T10:10:37Z

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy says a commuter rail project costing nearly $700 million will connect the state's suburbs to New York, Boston and other big cities....



Officials: Fire at black Louisiana church caused by arson

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:00:59 GMT2017-07-25T10:00:59Z

MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) -- Officials say a fire at a small predominantly black church in Louisiana was caused by arson....



10 Things to Know for Today

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:52:25 GMT2017-07-25T09:52:25Z

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



Tennessee couple charged in child death in car

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:35:55 GMT2017-07-25T09:35:55Z

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) -- A Tennessee couple whose 2-year-old son died after being left in a vehicle overnight have been arrested on murder charges....



2 injured in officer-involved shooting in North Las Vegas

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:18:10 GMT2017-07-25T09:18:10Z

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) -- Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say the shooting of a man and woman by its officers came after they investigated a stolen vehicle that they thought had been used in another crime....



Pilot survives vintage military jet fire near Nevada airport

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:19:35 GMT2017-07-25T08:19:35Z

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) -- A vintage single-engine British-built military jet crashed and burned in the desert just after takeoff from a suburban Las Vegas-area airport, but authorities said the pilot escaped serious injury....



Tractor-trailer survivor says truck had no ventilation

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 05:04:42 GMT2017-07-25T05:04:42Z

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- A Mexican laborer says he heard people crying and asking for water before he lost consciousness in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Texas Walmart....



Teenage driver livestreams crash that killed sister

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 04:39:49 GMT2017-07-25T04:39:49Z

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- A teenage driver lost control of her car while she was livestreaming on Instagram and recorded part of the crash that authorities said Monday killed her younger sister in California....



10 family members killed in flash flood mourned in Arizona

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 04:22:44 GMT2017-07-25T04:22:44Z

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) -- The 10 white caskets belonging to three generations of a Mexican immigrant family were arranged in a horseshoe around the altar at the Catholic church, each one bearing a metal crucifix inside its satin-lined lid....



McCain's return, heavy with drama for "Obamacare" repeal

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 02:52:19 GMT2017-07-25T02:52:19Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- At the twilight of a storied career and battling a brain tumor, Sen. John McCain stands poised to deliver for his party and his president on the issue that's defined the GOP for the past seven years....



Oil company to spend $20M in safety upgrades in wake of fire

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 02:43:24 GMT2017-07-25T02:43:24Z

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) -- Chevron Corp. and state regulators have reached a settlement related to a 2012 fire at its Richmond refinery that will require the company to spend about $20 million on safety upgrades....



Former LA County sheriff asks to stay free during appeals

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 01:32:08 GMT2017-07-25T01:32:08Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca will avoid prison for a little bit longer after his attorneys on Monday asked a federal court to let him remain free while his corruption conviction is appealed....



10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 01:22:07 GMT2017-07-25T01:22:07Z

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



Trump selects ambassador for the Netherlands, Bahrain

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:44:05 GMT2017-07-25T00:44:05Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will nominate former Republican Congressman Peter Hoekstra to serve as the U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands....



Last orca calf born in captivity at a SeaWorld park dies

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:28:19 GMT2017-07-25T00:28:19Z

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld's former orca-breeding program has died at the company's San Antonio park....



The Latest: Groups rally for ex-cop, slain motorist in Ohio

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:26:26 GMT2017-07-25T00:26:26Z

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Latest on the dismissal of charges against a white police officer who killed an unarmed black motorist in Cincinnati (all times local):...



Charges dropped in Ohio police shooting of unarmed black man

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:22:14 GMT2017-07-25T00:22:14Z

CINCINNATI (AP) -- A judge in Cincinnati on Monday dismissed the charges against a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist during a traffic stop, after a county prosecutor declined to pursue a third murder trial in the case....



The Latest: Search warrant: Woman hit car before shooting

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:10:05 GMT2017-07-25T00:10:05Z

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Latest on The Latest on an Australian woman fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer after calling 911 (all times local):...



Lawsuit seeks details on suppliers of death penalty drugs

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:02:45 GMT2017-07-25T00:02:45Z

PHOENIX (AP) -- News organizations will clash with Arizona prison officials over the First Amendment at a trial to determine whether the public has a right to know who supplies execution drugs and the qualifications of people who carry out the death penalty....



Dems block passage of intelligence bill

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:57:36 GMT2017-07-24T23:57:36Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Democrats on Monday blocked passage of a non-controversial intelligence policy bill, saying that Republicans were rushing to pass it without extensive debate....



UN envoy: Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs'

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:51:57 GMT2017-07-24T23:51:57Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Mideast envoy warned Monday that the crisis at Jerusalem's holiest site affects millions if not billions of people around the world and has "the potential to have catastrophic costs" well beyond the Middle East....



US soldier pleads not guilty to support for Islamic State

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:41:47 GMT2017-07-24T23:41:47Z

HONOLULU (AP) -- A U.S. Army soldier based in Hawaii pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of attempting to support the Islamic State group....



Authorities charge driver who crashed into Metro Transit bus

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:36:56 GMT2017-07-24T23:36:56Z

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Authorities filed felony charges Monday against a Minneapolis man whose car sliced through the midsection of a Metro Transit bus in St. Paul on Friday, killing a father of six adult children including a daughter he was supposed to walk down the aisle at her wedding this summer....



Reinforcements arrive to help with destructive Montana fires

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:31:44 GMT2017-07-24T23:31:44Z

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Crews and equipment from 34 states arrived Monday to help fight four massive wildfires that have destroyed a dozen homes in eastern Montana and forced ranchers to let their livestock loose as the blazes spread unhindered across roads, rivers and man-made fire lines....



Hikers rescued from trees after another Arizona flash flood

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:26:43 GMT2017-07-24T23:26:43Z

A helicopter rescued hikers clinging to tree branches and perched on boulders as a flash flood tore through a normally quiet creek in Arizona, where unpredictable summer storms can rapidly wash churning torrents into canyons and trap those looking to take advantage of cooler weather after the rain....



Highway Patrol: 2 dead, 6 hurt in South Dakota crash

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:13:03 GMT2017-07-24T23:13:03Z

ALCESTER, S.D. (AP) -- Two people were killed and six others hurt when an 81-year-old woman drove into a group of people and then into a nursing home Monday in southeast South Dakota in an apparent accident, authorities said....



Retired priest accused of forcing boy to perform oral sex

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:03:11 GMT2017-07-24T23:03:11Z

A now-retired Roman Catholic priest was charged Monday with forcing a 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy to perform oral sex on him while counseling the fourth-grader about misbehaving on a school bus....



Poultry mogul Bo Pilgrim dies at age 89

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:57:56 GMT2017-07-24T22:57:56Z

PITTSBURG, Texas (AP) -- Lonnie "Bo" Pilgrim, who grew a one-time feed store into the world's largest poultry producer before losing the company in bankruptcy, has died at 89....



The Latest: Woman pleads guilty in fiance's kayaking death

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:55:39 GMT2017-07-24T22:55:39Z

GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) -- The Latest on a woman pleading guilty in connection to her fiance's April 2015 kayaking death (all times local):...



Computers, phones are evidence against Pulse gunman's wife

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:40:18 GMT2017-07-24T22:40:18Z

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities investigating the wife of a man who massacred Florida nightclub patrons have seized three computers, cellphones, an IPad and a Facebook account as evidence....



11 states sue over EPA delay of new chemical safety rules

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:30:20 GMT2017-07-24T22:30:20Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A coalition of 11 states has filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's decision to delay new chemical plant safety rules from taking effect for at least two years....



Pharmacology profs call drug in Ohio execution 'unsuitable'

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 21:48:22 GMT2017-07-24T21:48:22Z

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Fifteen pharmacology professors are arguing to stop the impending execution of a condemned Ohio killer on grounds that a sedative being used is incapable of inducing unconsciousness or preventing severe pain....



SC couple settles roadside cavity search case

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 21:26:45 GMT2017-07-24T21:26:45Z

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- A black South Carolina couple that accused police of subjecting them to illegal body searches on the side of the road has settled a lawsuit against four white officers....



Authorities release video of man's fatal shooting by police

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 21:07:49 GMT2017-07-24T21:07:49Z

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities have released video of a man's fatal shooting by police in Atlantic City, New Jersey, just days after the state Supreme Court ruled dashboard camera videos of such shootings should be made public....



Man sentenced to 30 years in Fort Riley bomb plot

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:56:42 GMT2017-07-24T20:56:42Z

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas man who tried to set off what he thought was a bomb at an Army post to support the Islamic State group was sentenced Monday to 30 years in federal prison....



The Latest: Police: Driver in chase threatened co-workers

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:43:42 GMT2017-07-24T20:43:42Z

ARNOLD, Mo. (AP) -- The Latest on a police chase and shooting that shut down a busy interstate near St. Louis (all times local):...



Slain girl's father, sister miss funeral due to visa issues

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:36:51 GMT2017-07-24T20:36:51Z

KEANSBURG, N.J. (AP) -- A Jamaican man who was denied a temporary visa to attend the funeral of his slain 11-year-old daughter in New Jersey says his heart is "torn apart."...



The Latest: Man sentenced to prison in Fort Riley bomb plot

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:25:23 GMT2017-07-24T20:25:23Z

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- The Latest on the sentencing of a man who thought he was setting off a bomb outside an Army post in Kansas to aid the Islamic State group (all times local):...



Veteran officer shot for 3rd time; in good condition

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:56:52 GMT2017-07-24T19:56:52Z

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A New Orleans police officer is recovering from a leg wound after being shot for the third time in his law enforcement career....



Dog governor tried to pardon will live, receive training

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:29:04 GMT2017-07-24T19:29:04Z

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- A dog that Maine's governor tried to rescue from a euthanasia sentence will live....



The Latest: Teen killed in livestreamed crash is identified

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:09:33 GMT2017-07-24T19:09:33Z

MERCED, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on a fatal car accident in California that was livestreamed on Instagram (all times local):...



The Latest: Official: 2 dead, 6 hurt in South Dakota crash

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:51:45 GMT2017-07-24T18:51:45Z

ALCESTER, S.D. (AP) -- The Latest on a vehicle slamming into pedestrians outside a rehabilitation center in South Dakota (all times local):...



2nd person tested positive for norovirus tied to Chipotle

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:45:52 GMT2017-07-24T17:45:52Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- A Virginia health official says a second person has tested positive for norovirus after eating at a Chipotle before it was temporarily closed last week following reports of illnesses....



92-year-old WWII veteran attacked trying to defend US flag

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:25:58 GMT2017-07-24T17:25:58Z

KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) -- A 92-year-old Marine veteran has been injured while trying to defend the U.S. flag outside his Texas home....



Man arraigned in 1 Michigan slaying, suspected in another

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:57:39 GMT2017-07-24T16:57:39Z

CENTREVILLE, Mich. (AP) -- A man has been arraigned in the death of his ex-wife's husband - one of two Michigan slayings in which he's a suspect....



1 dead, 2 missing amid flooding in West Virginia, Kentucky

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:56:38 GMT2017-07-24T16:56:38Z

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) -- One person is dead and two are missing after heavy rains caused flooding in areas of West Virginia and Kentucky, authorities said....



10-year-old boy dies after he is shot by brother, 13

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:54:35 GMT2017-07-24T16:54:35Z

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis police say a 10-year-old boy who died after being shot in the head was killed accidentally by his 13-year-old brother....



Tourist plunges to his death in Montana's Glacier Park

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:52:17 GMT2017-07-24T16:52:17Z

WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) -- Officials with Montana's Glacier National Park say a visitor who was taking photographs of the scenery fell into a creek, was swept into a culvert and plunged off a steep cliff to his death....



Suspect in bank robberies pleads not guilty to other charges

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:50:05 GMT2017-07-24T16:50:05Z

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) -- A man suspected of bank robberies in five states has pleaded not guilty to unrelated charges in Nebraska....



Report: Florida park official inappropriately touched worker

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:47:22 GMT2017-07-24T16:47:22Z

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- A government report says a manager at a national park along Florida's Gulf Coast behaved inappropriately toward an employee, misused his position and created potential conflicts of interest....



Section of I-55 shut down near St. Louis during standoff

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:46:34 GMT2017-07-24T16:46:34Z

ARNOLD, Mo. (AP) -- A busy stretch of Interstate 55 is shut down near St. Louis as police are involved in a standoff with a man who reportedly fired at officers during a chase....



Woman accused of stealing flowers from graves gets jail time

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:43:30 GMT2017-07-24T16:43:30Z

FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- A Michigan woman accused of stealing flowers from local cemeteries that authorities say she used to decorate her home has been sentenced to jail....



US maker of panels in London fire: Others install them

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:53:53 GMT2017-07-24T15:53:53Z

ATLANTA (AP) -- The leader of the U.S. manufacturer of the panels outside a London apartment tower where at least 80 people died in a fire says his company quit selling them for high-rises because it can't control how they are installed....



Police: Virginia man shot, injured after standoff

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:39:08 GMT2017-07-24T15:39:08Z

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A Virginia man is hospitalized in stable condition after police shot him following a standoff....



Man on ATV hit by crop duster in Maryland

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:12:43 GMT2017-07-24T14:12:43Z

BERLIN, Md. (AP) -- A man driving an all-terrain vehicle in Maryland escaped serious injury after being struck by a crop duster....



Search for armed man still on in N. Carolina national forest

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:07:11 GMT2017-07-24T13:07:11Z

BREVARD, N.C. (AP) -- The search continues for an armed suspect believed to be in a national forest in North Carolina...



Motorcade to escort remains of Marine killed in plane crash

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:59:39 GMT2017-07-24T11:59:39Z

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) -- A motorcade of veterans and motorcycle clubs will escort the remains of a Marine killed in a military plane crash in Mississippi home to New Jersey....



See you later, alligator! Reptile captured off Miami Beach

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:41:28 GMT2017-07-24T11:41:28Z

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Police and wildlife officials captured an unwanted visitor on Miami Beach....



Dog dies in hot car while owner cleans Florida condos

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:54:17 GMT2017-07-24T10:54:17Z

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a 2-year-old Chihuahua died in a hot car while its owner was cleaning condominiums in Florida....



Man missing amid flooding in northern Kentucky

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:23:09 GMT2017-07-24T09:23:09Z

BROOKSVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Authorities in northern Kentucky plan to resume searching Monday for a man who was swept away flooding that hit the region....



USS Constitution returns to Boston's waters after repairs

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 03:47:52 GMT2017-07-24T03:47:52Z

BOSTON (AP) -- The USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, returned late Sunday to Boston's waters....



10 Things to Know for Monday

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:39:21 GMT2017-07-24T01:39:21Z

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



Cleveland prep football player dies after drive-by shooting

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 21:47:41 GMT2017-07-23T21:47:41Z

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A Cleveland prep quarterback who helped lead his team to a city football championship last season has died after being wounded in a drive-by shooting earlier this month....



A look at the deadliest migrant suffocation incidents

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:45:09 GMT2017-07-23T19:45:09Z

Ten immigrants being smuggled into the US in a tractor-trailer have died. They were among nearly 40 people found in the back of the truck parked outside a Walmart in Texas in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case. Many of the several dozen survivors are in dire condition, suffering from heatstroke and dehydration after being trapped in the sweltering truck overnight....



Shooting rampage suspect twice tried to escape from jail

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:30:40 GMT2017-07-23T19:30:40Z

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Authorities say a man accused of killing five people in a shooting rampage in northern New Mexico last month has twice attempted to escape from the Rio Arriba County jail and also assaulted a guard....



Snooty, oldest Florida manatee in captivity, dies at 69

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:13:17 GMT2017-07-23T19:13:17Z

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- Snooty, Florida's longest living manatee in captivity, has died one day after a huge party to celebrate his 69th birthday....



Average US gas prices rise a penny, reversing 11-week trend

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:06:33 GMT2017-07-23T19:06:33Z

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline rose about a penny nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.32....



California man accused of trying to support terrorist group

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:02:01 GMT2017-07-23T19:02:01Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Court documents show a 22-year-old California man has been charged with attempting to support terrorism by allegedly using social media to promote the Islamic State and offering to join the organization....



Groups make DIY bike lanes to show US cities what could be

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:33:15 GMT2017-07-23T16:33:15Z

DALLAS (AP) -- A makeshift bike lane divider made of painted two-by-fours and PVC pipes lasted three days on a busy Dallas street last month before the city removed it, which was two days longer than its creators expected....



Tool to help police in opioid crisis draws privacy concern

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:25:17 GMT2017-07-23T16:25:17Z

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey is the latest state amid a national opioid crisis to consider allowing police and law enforcement officials to access its prescription drug monitoring database without a court order, pitting patient rights to privacy against the government's ability to investigate so-called doctor shopping....



Sheriff's office: 47-year-old inmate dies at Chesapeake jail

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:05:46 GMT2017-07-23T16:05:46Z

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) -- An inmate at a Virginia jail has died after suffering what authorities have described as a medical emergency....



Father of Colorado boy, 13, arrested for boy's 2012 death

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 07:19:43 GMT2017-07-23T07:19:43Z

DENVER (AP) -- A Colorado man was arrested Saturday in connection with the 2012 death of his 13-year-old son, police said....



Coast Guard: Missile test could be conducted next weekend

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 04:18:15 GMT2017-07-23T04:18:15Z

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) -- The U.S. will conduct as soon as next weekend another test of a missile defense system meant to counter threats from North Korea....



Fourth man charged in sex attack on New York churchgoer

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 22:34:40 GMT2017-07-22T22:34:40Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- A prosecutor says a fourth man has been arrested and charged in the robbery and sex attack of a woman heading home from her New York City church....



Inmate caught after kicking out window of moving patrol car

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 22:06:06 GMT2017-07-22T22:06:06Z

ALBERMARLE, Va. (AP) -- Authorities in Virginia have recaptured an inmate the day after he escaped by kicking out the window of a moving patrol car....



Appeals court limits Florida law against secret recordings

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:14:49 GMT2017-07-22T21:14:49Z

MIAMI (AP) -- A man who secretly recorded a meeting with a Florida police chief is celebrating victory in a federal case with free-speech and privacy implications....



US fines American, Frontier and Delta over violation claims

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:10:40 GMT2017-07-22T21:10:40Z

Three U.S. airlines have agreed to each pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines to resolve government claims that they violated rules aimed at protecting consumers....



Northbound Golden Gate Bridge lanes to close during marathon

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:25:23 GMT2017-07-22T20:25:23Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- For the first time, northbound lanes of the Golden Gate Bridge will be closed during the San Francisco Marathon because of terrorism concerns....



Dad of teen who vanished on fishing trip denies negligence

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:20:20 GMT2017-07-22T20:20:20Z

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The father of a teenager who disappeared with his friend while boating in the Atlantic Ocean says he should not be held negligent for their presumed deaths....



Dad of missing teen fisherman denies negligence

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:42:48 GMT2017-07-22T19:42:48Z

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The father of a teenager who disappeared with his friend while boating in the Atlantic Ocean filed is refuting a lawsuit that alleges he should have prevented the boys from taking an ill-equipped boat out to sea....



Mother sentenced to life terms for killing twin 2-year-olds

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:12:38 GMT2017-07-22T18:12:38Z

PHOENIX (AP) -- An Arizona woman with mental problems has been sentenced to two life terms plus 20 years in the 2015 drowning deaths of her 2-year-old twins and the attempting killing of a 3-year-old son at their home....



$53M to go to US national park maintenance, infrastructure

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 17:51:39 GMT2017-07-22T17:51:39Z

ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced more than $50 million for maintenance and infrastructure work at national parks....



Tennessee judge rules gay couples have equal parental rights

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:54:38 GMT2017-07-22T16:54:38Z

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A judge has ruled that same-sex couples in Tennessee have the same rights as heterosexual couples who have children born through artificial insemination....



Japanese art collection of former Cavaliers owner on display

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:06:24 GMT2017-07-22T16:06:24Z

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Museum of Art has organized an exhibition of Japanese and Korean art bequeathed to the museum by the former co-owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team....



Deer sent airborne by passing car kills woman passenger

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:48:30 GMT2017-07-22T15:48:30Z

WARREN, Ohio (AP) -- Authorities say an Ohio woman has been killed when a deer struck and sent airborne by a motorist traveling in the opposite direction smashed into the windshield of her family's car....



3 years after police chokehold death, US probe grinds on

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:52:49 GMT2017-07-22T14:52:49Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Three years after the police chokehold death of Eric Garner, the wheels of justice are turning more slowly than in similar cases....



Vermont working on rule for pond use after clash

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:23:13 GMT2017-07-22T14:23:13Z

CRAFTSBURY, Vt. (AP) -- The commissioner of the Vermont Environmental Conservation Department is expected to release language for a proposed rule aimed at solving a clash between a rowing center and cottage owners over use of Great Hosmer Pond....



Reward

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:14:15 GMT2017-07-22T12:14:15Z

ATLANTA (AP) -- When two Georgia inmates escaped from a prison bus leaving two dead guards in their wake, the reward for information leading to their capture rose quickly....



Ohio prosecutor: Infant whose remains found was born alive

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:53:51 GMT2017-07-22T10:53:51Z

FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) -- A prosecutor says an infant whose remains were found buried in southwestern Ohio was born alive....



AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 07:21:20 GMT2017-07-22T07:21:20Z

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see....



California firefighters bring nearly dead dog back to life

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:43:14 GMT2017-07-22T01:43:14Z

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) -- A California fire department says a little white dog named Jack is recovering after firefighters rescued him from a burning home and brought him back to life....



Suit filed over new income tax for wealthy Seattle residents

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:24:16 GMT2017-07-22T01:24:16Z

SEATTLE (AP) -- As expected, attorneys have filed a lawsuit challenging Seattle's new ordinance to tax high-income earners....



Hawaii prepares for 'unlikely' North Korea missile threat

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 00:50:52 GMT2017-07-22T00:50:52Z

HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii is the first state to prepare the public for the possibility of a ballistic missile strike from North Korea....