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Police: Man cited for keeping wild deer in New York house

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 6:20am

A New York man has been cited for keeping a wild deer on the second floor of his home.

Florida zoo staff hand-raises abandoned baby kangaroo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 6:12am

An abandoned baby kangaroo is back with her mob after being hand-raised by the staff at a Florida zoo.

Over half of hate crimes in US go unreported, report says

Sadie Gurman and Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 6:04am

The majority of hate crimes experienced by U.S. residents over a 12-year period were not reported to police, according to a new federal report released Thursday that stoked advocates' concerns about ongoing tensions between law enforcement and black and Latino communities.

Police: Man broke into woman's bedroom, asked to stay night

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 6:00am

Police in New Jersey say a man broke into a woman's home and lay next to her in bed before asking to spend the night.

Grandmother: Wounded girl 'a miracle' since deadly shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 5:40am

A grandmother of a 7-year-old girl critically wounded in a St. Louis shooting that killed her parents and another man says her granddaughter has brain damage but is showing signs of improvement in a hospital.

Florida man jailed for selling family fake Disney tickets

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 4:50am

A 19-year-old Florida man is accused of selling 13 fraudulent Walt Disney World tickets to a family of tourists.

AP FACT CHECK: Warped reality in health debate

Calvin Woodward and Jim Drinkard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 2:53am

The superheated argument over the Republican drive to overhaul health care has not been the finest moment for accuracy.

GOP ponders whether Trump helps sell health care

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 2:36am

It was a platform most politicians can only hope for: A captivated, 6,000-person crowd and more than an hour of live, prime-time television coverage to hype the Republican vision for a new health care system.

Arizona braces for winds as wildfires sweep West

Matt York and Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 2:04am

Jill Baker grabbed her dogs and took refuge at a high school after a raging fire forced her northern Arizona town to evacuate.

Owner of loose bull that caused fatal crash gets probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 1:00am

The owner of a bull that wandered out on a road and caused a fatal car crash in Vermont has been sentenced to probation.

Ohio Senate passes bill named for woman set on fire by ex

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 12:50am

Legislation inspired by a woman who was set on fire by her ex-boyfriend has unanimously passed the Ohio Senate the day after her death was announced.

Police: Man dragged out of car, beaten in road rage attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 12:30am

Police in Connecticut say a man was dragged out of his car and beaten in an apparent case of road rage.

Report: More than half of hate crimes in US go unreported

Sadie Gurman and Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:14pm

The majority of hate crimes experienced by U.S. residents over a 12-year period were not reported to police, according to a new federal report released Thursday that stoked advocates' concerns about ongoing tensions between law enforcement and black and Latino communities.

Hearing wraps for school board member who insulted Obama

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:10pm

A decision on whether a one-time candidate for New York governor who publicly insulted former President Barack Obama should remain on a school board is expected in several weeks.

Police find toddler dead in backseat of SUV; couple detained

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:02pm

Authorities say they are investigating the death of a toddler found under some blankets in the back of an SUV parked the wrong way on a Northern California street.

The Latest: Panel rejects attempt to get Trump travel costs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:02pm

The Latest on deliberations by the House and Senate Armed Services committees over the 2018 defense budget (all times local):

UN Ambassador Haley says she's 'not moving to Trump Tower'

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:52pm

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley closed the door Wednesday to the possibility of moving the ambassador's residence to Trump Tower, telling Congress she'll remain at a New York high-rise "until it's time for me to leave."

Thousands in Arizona flee flames as wildfires sweep West

Matt York and Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:31pm

A wildfire burning Wednesday through a dense Arizona forest has forced thousands of people from their homes, closed a major road and created a huge plume of smoke over the same area devastated by a blaze that killed 19 firefighters four years ago.

Man shot in abdomen by officer in northern Wyoming ID'd

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:31pm

Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot by an officer in northern Wyoming.