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The Latest: Alabama executes man for 1982 murder-for-hire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:27pm

The Latest on the execution of Alabama prisoner Tommy Arthur (all times local):

Alabama man who escaped seven prior execution dates through appeals is put to death for 1982 murder-for-hire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:27pm

Alabama man who escaped seven prior execution dates through appeals is put to death for 1982 murder-for-hire.

Judge to consider contempt against anti-abortion group head

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:15pm

A federal judge said Thursday he will consider holding the leader of an anti-abortion group in contempt after links to videos that the judge had barred from release appeared on the website of the man's attorneys.

100 years after JFK's birth, descendants discuss his legacy

William J. Kole, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:15pm

John F. Kennedy didn't make it even halfway to 100 — a milestone he might have celebrated next week — but the slain U.S. president's legacy is being lived out by his descendants.

Hillary Clinton to address Wellesley College graduates

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:42pm

Hillary Clinton is returning to her alma mater, Wellesley College, to deliver this year's commencement address at the Massachusetts school.

Death threat suspect accused of violating rules of release

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:10pm

A Vermont high school student charged with sending death threats to fellow students, teachers and staff at his school, causing three lockdowns and a cancellation of classes, is accused of violating the conditions of his release.

Ohio judge to hear arguments on police trial evidence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:10pm

The judge in the murder retrial of a white Ohio police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist is set to hear arguments on evidence issues.

$95.6M awarded to Philadelphia building collapse survivor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:45pm

An arbitrator has awarded $95.6 million to a Ukrainian immigrant who was seriously injured in a 2013 Philadelphia building collapse.

FBI probes Kushner-Russia meetings; more documents sought

Matthew Daly and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:42pm

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is willing to cooperate with federal investigators looking into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, his attorney said Thursday.

San Bernardino attack suspects shot up to 27 times

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:42pm

Authorities released a report Thursday detailing the manhunt and shootout with a husband and wife who killed 14 people and wounded 22 others in the San Bernardino attack in December 2015.

Oakland proposes $1 million for teen in police sex scandal

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:42pm

The city of Oakland, California, is proposing to pay nearly $1 million to the teen daughter of a police dispatcher who says she was sexually abused by officers.

Miss Black Texas 2016 says she as wrongfully arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:42pm

An East Texas police chief is on leave pending investigation after he was accused of wrongfully arresting Miss Black Texas 2016.

US immigration agents eat, arrest 3 at Michigan restaurant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:32pm

The owner of a Michigan restaurant said U.S. immigration agents who were conducting enforcement at the business ate breakfast — and complimented the chef — before arresting three workers, according to media reports on Thursday.

Report yields new details in 2014 Yosemite air tanker crash

John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:22pm

The 2014 fatal crash of an air tanker fighting a forest fire in Yosemite National Park came just after the pilot was warned to avoid a tree to the right but then struck trees to the left, according to a National Transportation Safety Board report.

3 federal prison guards charged with sex abuse of inmates

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:53pm

A federal prison guard supervisor charged with repeatedly raping a female inmate who he knew spoke little English and would be turned over to immigration authorities was among three guards arrested Thursday in a prison sexual abuse scandal, authorities said.

Pilot killed in helicopter crash at Delaware industrial park

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:53pm

A medical helicopter crashed Thursday behind a postal facility in a Delaware industrial park, killing the pilot, authorities said.

Nurse in prison for killing infant indicted in another death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:53pm

A Texas nurse who's been serving a 99-year prison sentence for the fatal overdose of an infant in her care was indicted Thursday in the death of another infant as prosecutors try to keep her behind bars.

Oakland, California proposes nearly $1 million payment for teen at center of police sex scandal to settle abuse claims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:50pm

Oakland, California proposes nearly $1 million payment for teen at center of police sex scandal to settle abuse claims.

'Racially motivated' fight leaves Arizona prison on lockdown

Clarice Silber, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:41pm

A privately run prison in Arizona remained on lockdown Thursday after four inmates were injured in a brawl involving about 80 prisoners that authorities had to use pepper spray to break up.