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Police: 1 dead, 5 injured in central Florida shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:03pm

A woman and her boyfriend were arguing over property before he fatally shot her and also shot five others, including her two grade-school age sons, police in Florida said Monday.

Georgia lawmaker backs 'Confederate History Month,' chided

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:03pm

A Georgia lawmaker on Monday defended his proposal asking House colleagues to recognize "Confederate History Month," but black lawmakers charge it glorifies a time when slavery was acceptable.

Florida officials: Aggressive efforts to stop Zika continue

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:02pm

Florida officials say they're continuing aggressive efforts to stop the spread of the Zika virus.

Mississippi governor approves outlawing of sanctuary cities

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:02pm

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a law banning sanctuary cities and other policies that might help people who have entered the country illegally.

Future of 'abortion reversal' bill in doubt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:00pm

Two key Indiana lawmakers say they do not intend to take action on legislation addressing so-called abortion reversal procedures, likely dooming its chances of becoming law this session.

The Latest: Officials reveal plans for Pulse anniversary

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:00pm

The Latest on the Orlando nightclub massacre (all times local):

Mom of unarmed teen killed by cop in 2012 demands answers

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:52pm

The mother of an unarmed black teenager shot to death by a white police officer said Monday she was outraged the officer quit instead of getting fired following a disciplinary trial in a case that sparked outrage over police use of deadly force against black men and boys.

Screams, popping glass alerted residents to building fire

Paul Elias and Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:52pm

Dazed Oakland residents who escaped an early morning fire that killed one person report being wakened by neighbors' screams and the popping of windows grown too hot from the heat.

Michigan police: Office, home of state Sen. Johnson searched

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:52pm

The office and home of a Detroit-area state senator were searched Monday morning as part of a joint investigation involving the FBI and state police.

Democratic Rep. Tim Walz to run for Minnesota governor

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:52pm

Minnesota Rep. Tim Walz said Monday he will run for governor rather than seek re-election next year, creating an open seat in the Democratic congressman's Republican-leaning district.

The Latest: Police have video from Vegas Strip bus shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:52pm

The Latest on a fatal shooting on a bus along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local):

GOP lawmakers to launch Idaho Freedom Caucus

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:52pm

Two Republican lawmakers say they are starting a new legislative caucus made up of Idaho's most conservative House members.

Utah foster parents arrested after child neglect complaint

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:52pm

Police in northern Utah have arrested a married couple after receiving reports that they were abusing their sons.

ACLU fights against warrantless searches of drug database

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:52pm

The American Civil Liberties Union and Utah state officials say a judge's recommendation to allow the Drug Enforcement Administration to do warrantless searches of a prescription drug database violates people's privacy rights.

Arkansas inmates ask judge to halt 4 double executions

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:42pm

The eight inmates facing lethal injection in Arkansas next month asked a federal judge on Monday to block the state's unprecedented plan to conduct four days of double executions over a 10-day period.

The Latest: Nightclub in deadly shooting cited for drug use

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:40pm

The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local):

Dems force 1-week delay on panel vote on Supreme Court pick

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:33pm

Senate Democrats on Monday forced a one-week delay in a committee vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, who remains on track for confirmation with solid Republican backing.

Lawsuit seeks data over searches of electronics at US border

Jack Gillum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:26pm

A group of First Amendment attorneys sued the Trump administration on Monday over access to data showing how often U.S. citizens and visitors had their electronic devices searched and the contents catalogued at American border crossings.

Hannity angry at treatment by CBS in interview

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:25pm

Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity is calling on CBS News to release the full tape of his interview with Ted Koppel for "Sunday Morning," in which the veteran "Nightline" anchor answered "yes" when Hannity asked if Koppel thought he was bad for America.