News  /  U.S.  / 

Most Recent

Man faces charges after tweeting 'kill all the white people'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 8:01pm

Police say a 20-year-old man has been charged after he tweeted about killing "all the white people" in a Maryland town.

Judge: Suspect's confession OK in California pier shooting

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:01pm

A judge declined Thursday to toss out the confession of a suspect charged with murder in a San Francisco shooting at the center of the national immigration debate.

Prosecutors call last witness in trial of Alabama officer

Phillip Lucas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:51pm

A second colleague of an Alabama police officer accused of using excessive force against an Indian grandfather said Thursday that he thought the takedown used to subdue the man was improper, and a dispatcher said she helped "stack" the officer's probable cause information by searching for recent incidents he could mention in his paperwork.

Police: Gunman kills 1, wounds 2 at Sacramento college

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 9:51pm

Police hunted for a gunman Thursday night who opened fire at a Sacramento college parking lot, killing one person and wounding two others, authorities said.

Ex-Ohio education official puzzled data gurus with requests

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 9:31pm

Data experts at the Ohio Department of Education were puzzled by some requests from a charter schools director whose decision to omit certain failing grades from sponsor evaluations led to his ouster, according to records released Thursday.

The Latest: Seattle educators vote to strike if no agreement

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 9:01pm

The latest on teacher strikes in Washington state (all times local):

Afroman fined, ordered to get counseling for punching fan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 8:41pm

Rap artist Afroman was given a suspended six-month jail sentence Thursday, fined $330 and ordered to undergo anger management and impulse behavior counseling for punching a woman who jumped on a stage during a concert earlier this year.

2 papal parades, more passes available after ticket outcry

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 8:41pm

After an outcry over plans to keep most of Pope Francis' audience at his biggest Philadelphia events several blocks away, organizers Thursday announced the pontiff will parade through downtown twice and said they would set aside 30,000 tickets for the public to get a closer view.

Police: 11-year-old fatally shoots intruder, 16, in Missouri

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 8:21pm

St. Louis County police say an 11-year-old boy fatally shot a 16-year-old intruder during a home invasion.

Judge orders release of texts between girl, school shooter

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 8:21pm

A judge in Snohomish County has ordered the release of text messages between a 15-year-old girl and her ex-boyfriend in the days before he fatally shot four classmates at Marysville Pilchuck High School.

State encourages tourists to head to Lake Powell for holiday

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:51pm

State environment officials say tourists heading to Lake Powell for the Labor Day holiday need not worry about the quality of the water following a mine spill.

Marysville shooting records reveal warnings, concerns

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:51pm

A teacher's warnings, social media posts and observations from students suggested something was seriously wrong with Jaylen Fryberg or at the high school in the days before he fatally shot four friends in the cafeteria. But authorities say although it's clear he planned the massacre, no one could have known it was coming.

Pentagon says 6 peacekeepers injured in Sinai explosions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:41pm

The Defense Department says four U.S. soldiers and two Multinational Force and Observers' peacekeepers were injured by improvised explosive devices Thursday in the Northeast Sinai region of Egypt.

Report faults VA management for construction cost overruns

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:21pm

Huge cost overruns and long delays at new VA hospitals in Colorado, Florida and Louisiana were caused by multiple design changes, mismanaged contracts or poor budget controls, according to Army Corps of Engineers reports released Thursday.

Ex-Las Vegas firefighter guilty in cocktail waitress murder

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:01pm

A former Las Vegas firefighter and U.S. Military Academy graduate was found guilty Thursday of hiring a homeless ex-convict to hide in an apartment and kill his estranged wife with a claw hammer nearly three years ago.

Ominous Christmas card, burning device left for Carson judge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:31pm

Carson City deputies are offering a $2,000 reward for information about who placed an incendiary device near a judge's home this spring.

Showers, visitors back as prison manages respiratory disease

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:11pm

San Quentin State Prison is allowing visitors to return and regular showers to resume as it deals with a respiratory illness among inmates.

Police: 3 shot, 1 killed near baseball field on Sacramento college campus; gunman being sought

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:11pm

Police: 3 shot, 1 killed near baseball field on Sacramento college campus; gunman being sought.

Court revives Nevada welfare office voter registration suit

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:11pm

A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit saying Nevada public assistance offices weren't doing enough to help low-income clients register to vote.