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Police: Time-consuming haircut prompts woman to pull gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:06am

Police in Cleveland are trying to identify a woman they say pulled a gun on a barber because he was taking too long to cut her 7-year-old son's hair.

Prosecutors: Woman used meth, didn't seek care for girl

Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:06am

Federal prosecutors say a Montana woman abused a 13-month-old girl in her care, used methamphetamine while the girl was unconscious and, when she stopped breathing, put her body in a bag and threw it in a trash can before going home to sleep.

Indianapolis man pleads guilty to killing 3 in 4-day span

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:06am

An Indianapolis man has pleaded guilty to killing three people over four days last spring in attacks that authorities say he justified by citing the horror movie, "The Purge."

Trump names anti-abortion leader to high post at HHS

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:55am

The White House says President Donald Trump is appointing the former president of a leading anti-abortion organization to a senior position at the Department of Health and Human Services.

Self-described psychic sentenced to 8 years in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:43am

A self-described psychic who scammed more than $1 million in cash and valuables from a dozen people she promised to protect from "dark forces" has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

No charges for guards involved in hospital patient's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:40am

A prosecutor says no charges will be filed against guards involved in a scuffle that resulted in the death of a man at a South Carolina hospital.

The Latest: AG Sessions talks tough on immigration, NY gangs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:30am

The latest on efforts to thwart violence by the street gang MS-13, which has been blamed for 11 deaths on Long Island since last year (All times local):

Elderly woman beat attacker with walking stick before death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:30am

An 86-year-old California woman who was sexually assaulted and beaten to death during a morning walk around a high school track hit the attacker with her walking stick to try to fend off the man.

Nordstrom kicks breast-feeding Utah mom out of bathroom

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:25am

A Utah mother was recently kicked out a Nordstrom Rack bathroom after a customer complained about her breast-feeding.

The Latest: No guns allowed at Trump's speech before NRA

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:06am

The Latest on the NRA's annual convention (all times local):

Facing a pro-gun government, anti-gun movement feels defiant

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 8:36am

Donald Trump, a favorite of the National Rifle Association, has custody of the Oval Office. The Republican-controlled Congress already has ditched one Obama-era rule to tighten access to guns. And an emboldened NRA has much more ambitious plans afoot for easing state and national gun laws as its annual convention unfolds this weekend in Atlanta.

Principal says she regrets decision about 'smash space'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 8:30am

An elementary school principal in Washington, D.C.'s suburbs is rethinking her idea to set up a "smash space" designed to let teachers hack away at a chair to relieve tension.

Trump: 'I thought it would be easier'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 8:05am

President Donald Trump is sounding wistful as he reflects on his first 100 days on the job.

Trump to address NRA, raise money for key Congress race

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 7:54am

President Donald Trump will become the first sitting president to address a National Rifle Association convention in more than 30 years when he speaks Friday at the group's annual meeting.

Friend of convicted church shooter begins serving sentence

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 7:54am

A friend with whom convicted church shooter Dylann Roof shared his plans to massacre South Carolina churchgoers has begun serving prison time for lying to federal authorities.

Smoke clouding communities near burning Okefenokee refuge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 7:50am

Winds are pushing smoke from a giant wildfire into neighboring communities near the Georgia-Florida line.

Full honors for Filipino-American WWII vet who died at 101

Chris Carola, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 7:34am

Held captive by the Japanese during World War II, Florence Ebersole Smith Finch was tortured and forced to curl up in a 2-foot-by-4-foot box.

MS-13 on Long Island: A look at 11 suspected victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 7:14am

Eleven mostly young people have been found dead in two New York suburbs since the start of the school year. All are believed to be victims of the MS-13 street gang. A look at the victims:

Body parts found in Michigan probe into missing person

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 7:04am

Authorities say a young man has been arrested after body parts were found buried in a shallow grave behind a home in suburban Detroit.