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Correction: Mother-Daughter Killed story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:35am

In a story March 23 about a mother and daughter dying in separate traffic accidents in Alabama, The Associated Press reported erroneously the age of the girl. The child was 8, not 5.

Beats behind bars: Carnegie Hall musicians back at SC prison

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:35am

Musicians from one of America's top concert halls have returned to South Carolina to make beautiful music in one of the state's most dangerous prisons.

Prosecutor: Officer justified in shooting motorist

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:30am

A prosecutor says a New Jersey police officer was justified in shooting a motorist as they struggled during a stop that was captured by the officer's dashboard camera.

Rachel Dolezal struggles after racial identity scandal

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:28am

A woman who rose to prominence as a black civil rights leader then lost her job when her parents exposed her as white is struggling to make a living these days.

The Latest: 4 found dead in Sacramento; man arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:20am

The Latest on the murders of four people in Sacramento (all times local):

Refuge elk feeding ends early due to warm spring

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:15am

The National Elk Refuge in northwest Wyoming has ended its supplemental feeding of elk earlier than usual because of the recent warm weather melting the snow cover.

Sacramento man arrested in killing of 2 adults, 2 juveniles

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:06am

Police arrested a 56-year-old man Friday on suspicion of homicide in connection to the killings of two adults and two juveniles in Sacramento a day earlier.

Police fatally shoot man threatening kids with butcher knife

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:06am

Authorities say police fatally shot a man who was threatening two young children with a butcher knife in a Baltimore home.

Judge in Virginia declines to block travel ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:06am

A federal judge in Virginia has ruled against a Muslim civil-rights group that sought to block the Trump administration's proposed travel ban.

Republicans push health care bill past initial House hurdle, moving Trump, GOP leaders toward uncertain showdown vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:06am

Republicans push health care bill past initial House hurdle, moving Trump, GOP leaders toward uncertain showdown vote.

Democrats oppose Gorsuch, say he rules against workers

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:00am

Two additional Democrats said Friday that they will vote against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and will support a filibuster against him.

North Dakota governor signs concealed carry bill into law

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:15am

Republican Gov. Doug Burgum has signed legislation that will allow most adults to carry a hidden firearm without a permit, making North Dakota one of about a dozen "constitutional carry" states.

House chairman apologizes to colleagues after Trump briefing

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:05am

The White House claimed vindication while the House intelligence committee chairman privately apologized in the wake of his decision to brief President Donald Trump on secret intelligence intercepts related to a probe of Russian interference in the election.

City sued again over protest arrests after police shooting

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:05am

Law enforcement officials in Louisiana's capital face another federal lawsuit accusing them of violating the rights of protesters arrested after a black man's fatal shooting by police.

Police: NYC man killed grandmother, left body on the street

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:20am

Authorities in New York City say a man killed his grandmother and left her body wrapped in a bedsheet on a Brooklyn street.

Lawmaker takes heat over bill that would hide his tickets

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:20am

A Tennessee lawmaker is taking heat after being accused of sponsoring a bill that would hide his own unpaid speeding tickets from the public.

Police: Woman falsely claims sexual assault by 3 black males

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:50am

Police say an 18-year-old woman who burst into a church in northeast Texas and claimed she had been kidnapped and sexually assaulted by three black males in ski masks has admitted she lied.

2 killed, 18 students hurt when big rig strikes school bus

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:30am

Two drivers are dead and dozens of students are injured after an 18-wheeler truck veered into oncoming traffic and struck vehicles including a bus carrying a Texas high school track team.

Prosecutors: Massachusetts man ran over ex-wife 4 times

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:10am

Prosecutors in Massachusetts say a man ran over his ex-wife four times in the driveway of their Quincy home, killing her, after they fought over his alleged gambling last year.