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Death sparks 'Autopilot' car probe; Man had speeding tickets

Joan Lowy and Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:25pm

The first American death involving a car in self-driving mode presents a dilemma: How aggressively to embrace the potentially life-saving technology after a fatal crash. The driver's history of speeding complicates the question.

Ankeny teacher accused of sex with recent school graduate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:21pm

An Ankeny High School teacher has been arrested, accused of having a sexual relationship with a student who recently graduated.

Robbery likely motive of killing of owner of famed pizzeria

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:21pm

A gunman, lying in wait and dressed in black, shot and killed the owner of the famed L&B Spumoni Gardens pizza restaurant in Brooklyn after the victim arrived home from work carrying a large amount of cash, a police official said Friday.

Judge: Media can argue to make Bundy case documents public

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:21pm

Media organizations will be allowed to argue for the release of documents that federal prosecutors want to shield from public view in the case involving Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's 2014 armed standoff with government agents.

Lawyer: Proposed sentence for convicted speaker 'absurd'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:21pm

A lawyer for former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard says prosecutors are seeking a "ridiculously extreme" prison sentence after his conviction on ethics charges.

4 children fatally stabbed in Memphis; mother in custody

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:21pm

Four young children in suburban Memphis were fatally stabbed Friday and their mother was taken into custody, authorities said.

The Latest: Pizzeria owner dies in apparent botched robbery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:11pm

The Latest on the slaying of the owner of a landmark Brooklyn pizzeria(all times local):

Court upholds case of man convicted in Auburn slayings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:11pm

A state appeals court has upheld the conviction of a man serving life without parole in the shooting deaths of two one-time Auburn University football players and a third man.

Former seminary student sentenced for seeking infant sex

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:11pm

A former seminarian has been sentenced in San Diego to nearly 16 years in prison for trying to adopt or purchase infants from Mexico to sexually molest them.

Teenage West Point cadet dies after trying to save swimmer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:11pm

A West Point cadet has died after trying to save a swimmer caught in a rip current off a Long Island beach.

AG takes on sex assault case that county attorney declined

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:01pm

The Utah Attorney General's Office has filed sexual assault charges against a Cottonwood Heights man after the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office declined the case, citing a lack of evidence.

Suit seeks voting rights for felons on parole, probation

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:01pm

A lawsuit filed in a Louisiana court seeks to restore voting rights for 70,000 residents who are on probation or parole for felonies.

Democrats want gun votes, leave options open if GOP says no

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:01pm

Democrats want Republicans to allow House votes on Democratic-backed gun control bills, and they haven't ruled out a return to disruptive tactics if they're rebuffed.

Charleston church shooting victims sue FBI over gun buy

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:01pm

The FBI is being sued by survivors of the Charleston church shooting, who say federal negligence enabled Dylann Roof to buy the .45-caliber handgun he used.

Forest Service seeks input on plans for new wilderness areas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:51pm

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking comments from the public about its management plans for the newly created wilderness areas in central Idaho.

Keillor hosts his last 'Companion' Friday night in Hollywood

Mike Cidoni Lennox, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:51pm

Some 18,000 fans at the Hollywood Bowl will be transported to Lake Wobegon, Minnesota, Friday night as writer and humorist Garrison Keillor hosts his final episode of the old-style variety show "A Prairie Home Companion" after 42 years on public radio.

Report: Judge who locked up 3 kids committed misconduct

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:41pm

A retired judge says a suburban Detroit judge who sent three siblings to juvenile detention in a hostile custody case committed several acts of judicial misconduct.

Vegas K-9 officer indicted in insurance fraud, arson case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:31pm

A veteran Las Vegas police K-9 officer has been indicted on felony charges alleging he burned his recreational vehicle trailer in January for the insurance money.

Authorities: 4 children fatally stabbed in Memphis; mother in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:31pm

Authorities: 4 children fatally stabbed in Memphis; mother in custody.

Lawsuit: Disabled woman injured by security at airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:31pm

A disabled St. Jude Children's Research Hospital patient was injured, and then arrested, by security workers at a Memphis International Airport checkpoint, a lawsuit alleges.