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Man convicted in killing of 5-year-old girl gets 30 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 11:02am

A second man convicted in the fatal shooting of a 5-year-old girl as she sat on her grandfather's lap in Milwaukee has been sentenced to prison.

Police release video of new suspect in Detroit officer death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 11:00am

Detroit police have released video footage of a new, unidentified suspect in the fatal shooting of a college police officer.

Police: Suspect in Georgia officer shootings confirmed dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 11:00am

A man suspected of fatally shooting a Georgia police officer and wounding another is dead, authorities said Thursday after a SWAT team stormed a home where a tipster had told police the suspect was hiding.

Kentucky county reaches $3.5M settlement after shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 11:00am

A Kentucky county has agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with the family and passengers of a teenager who was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy as she tried to drive away from a large party.

Couple held in death of 76-pound disabled man with bed sores

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:51am

A Pennsylvania couple has been jailed in the death of a disabled man who weighed just 76 pounds when he died in bed at their home last year.

An investment that's a safer bet than Social Security

Kent Smetters, CNN  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:46am

Here's an important tip for year-end financial planning: Getting started now will allow you to secure a safe source of savings as well as tax benefits for the current year. But you might want to hurry because the clock is ticking if you want to invest before the end of the calendar year.

Kentucky man pleads guilty to murders of parents, sister

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:42am

A Kentucky man charged with orchestrating the killings of his parents, sister and an acquaintance has avoided the death penalty by pleading guilty to four counts of murder.

USGS: 6.5 magnitude quake in ocean off California coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:41am

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Northern California on Thursday, jolting residents of the coastal town of Ferndale but bringing no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The Latest: Escapee tried to get in school before recapture

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:32am

The Latest on an inmate who escaped from a maximum-security South Carolina prison and is suspected of stabbing a police officer (all times local):

Defense: Consider ex-congressman's good deeds in sentencing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:31am

Lawyers for a former Pennsylvania congressman are asking a judge to consider his years of public service before sentencing him in a federal racketeering case.

Single-engine plane missing in Alaska en route to Anchorage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:31am

A single-engine airplane with four people on board is missing on a flight in Alaska.

The Latest: No inspection of warehouse for at least 30 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:31am

The Latest on an Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people(all times local):

The Latest: Police: Suspect in officer shootings is dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:23am

The Latest on the shootings of two police officers in Georgia (all times local):

Defendant's pal: I tried to restrain Will Smith after crash

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:20am

A friend of the driver on trial for killing former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith told a jury he tried to restrain Smith in the heated exchange of words following an April 9 crash.

Teen was on Facebook Live during crash that killed her, pal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:20am

An 18-year-old girl was live-streaming herself as she drove along a Pennsylvania highway in the moments before the crash that killed her and a passenger.

North Carolina police kill stabbing suspect, children flee

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:20am

A boy climbed through a window with his younger brother and called 911 after their mother was stabbed to death by her boyfriend, said police, who stormed the house and fatally shot the man when he lunged at them with a knife.

Boise's Gowen Field under consideration for F-35 base

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:11am

The Idaho National Guard says its training center in Boise is one of five locations the U.S. Air Force is considering as a base for about 18 fighter jets.

Cops: Suspect in fatal shooting of UPS driver is in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:11am

A man shot and killed a UPS driver in a Wal-Mart parking lot on Thursday, then drove over the victim with his vehicle before surrendering to police after an hourslong standoff at a nearby home, authorities said.

Authorities: SWAT team staked out at home where man suspected of shooting two Georgia police officers may be hiding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:11am

Authorities: SWAT team staked out at home where man suspected of shooting two Georgia police officers may be hiding.