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Novelist enters plea in wife's death, gets scolding

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:20am

The Latest on a hearing for a novelist accused of his wife's death (all times local):

Teen girl who called 911 to say she shot dad remains jailed

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:14am

A 14-year-old Ohio girl charged with killing her father told a judge Friday she understood the allegation against her, while authorities tried to learn what led up to the fatal shooting and her sobbing call to 911.

Baby born premature dies after mother shot dead in Chicago

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:14am

A baby girl has died about five months after she was born prematurely when her mother was killed in a drive-by shooting in Chicago.

The thrill is gone: Florida US Rep. Crist files for divorce

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:10am

Democratic U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist is getting divorced less than nine years after becoming the first Florida governor in 42 years to get married while in office.

Attempted robbers apologize after victim rebuffs crime

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:10am

A Milwaukee woman held up at gunpoint by two men rebuffed their attempt to rob her and got an apology before they fled.

Armed with camera, Georgia woman fights for open government

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:06am

When Nydia Tisdale turned her camera on a north Georgia city council meeting, the mayor ordered her to stop recording and had a police officer forcibly remove her and the camera.

Man charged with attempted murder for firing at trooper

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:06am

A passenger in a getaway car has been charged with attempted murder after firing at a South Carolina state trooper, authorities said.

State Department news briefings to resume in early March

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:59am

The State Department resume regular news briefings early next month after facing criticism for not having held one since the Trump inauguration.

Texas murder suspect arrested; was in Daytona for the races

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:59am

Authorities say a man suspected of killing his uncle during a land dispute in Texas was arrested after coming to Florida to attend NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway.

'No anonymous sources,' Trump scolds _ after WH uses them

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:58am

Donald Trump used his first presidential appearance before the nation's largest gathering of conservative activists on Friday to sharply escalate his criticism of the news media and take direct aim at the use of anonymous sources. Reporters "shouldn't be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody's name," he declared, just hours after members of his own staff held a press briefing and refused to allow their names to be used.

Officials: Trump adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:48am

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked top FBI officials to dispute media reports that Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, according to three White House officials who confirmed the unusual contact with law enforcement involved in a pending investigation.

Judge denies request to delay lawsuit against Texas voter ID

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:48am

A long-running lawsuit over Texas' contentious voter ID law will move forward in federal court, even as the Republican-controlled Legislature considers how best to modify it.

The Latest: Police watch Anaheim neighborhood after protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:39am

The Latest on a fight between an off-duty Los Angeles officer and a group of teens in Anaheim (all times local):

Spokane-based PAML sold to industry giant LabCorp

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:37am

The Spokane-based medical testing laboratory PAML has been sold to industry giant LabCorp.

The Latest: Kansas bar shooter had served in Navy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:37am

The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Kansas bar that some witnesses said was racially motivated (all times local):

Trial delayed for woman in Sandy Hook parent death threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:37am

Trial has been delayed until April for a Florida woman accused of threatening the parent of a boy killed in the 2012 mass shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut, because she thought it was a hoax.

Trump: US must be 'top of the pack' in nuclear weapons capability

Laura Smith-Spark, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:01am

President Donald Trump has expressed concern that the United States has "fallen behind" in its nuclear weapons capacity and that he would like to restore its supremacy.

UMass-Amherst's Old Chapel reopens after $21M renovation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 8:45am

An iconic building on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus has opened for the first time in almost two decades.

Florida sailor accused of deserting post after having baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 8:34am

A 24-year-old U.S. Navy sailor who had a baby in August was arrested and remains on a military hold after being accused of deserting her post, court records show.

Florida sailor accused of deserting post after having baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 8:34am

A 24-year-old U.S. Navy sailor is accused of deserting her post after having a baby.