John Rogers, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 8:21pm
The FBI and local law enforcement agencies say they have stepped up security on Los Angeles County's commuter rail system after the FBI was informed a terrorist attack on the Universal City subway station was planned for Tuesday.
Matthew Barakat and Jessica Gresko, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 8:11pm
The bizarre rumors began with a leaked email referencing Hillary Clinton and sinister interpretations of references to pizza parties. It morphed into fake online news stories about a child sex trafficking ring run by prominent Democrats operating out of a Washington, D.C., pizza joint.
Ellen Knickmeyer and Tim Reiterman, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 7:42pm
The founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death saw himself as a kind of guru and loved to surround himself with followers but showed chilling disregard for their well-being, according to relatives, neighbors and acquaintances.
In a chilling new public service announcement, Sandy Hook Promise — the gun violence prevention group led by families of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School — conveys a powerful message, concealing and then revealing signs that may lead to gun violence.
Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 7:34pm
Chirping and beeping filled the air as Marion Paul fired up her Gatlinburg video arcade Monday, the first time she's seen her business since deadly wildfires set much of the city ablaze a week ago. Sooty floors needed dusting. Spoiled food had to be tossed. Otherwise, she was set to reopen.
Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 6:41pm
A U.S. appeals court must decide if older immigrant and refugee students steered to an alternative high school in Pennsylvania are getting a meaningful education or are simply being passed through the system.
Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 6:22pm
Two state politicians sued on Monday to try to stop New York City from destroying personal records related to its immigrant-friendly municipal ID cards, a move the city is considering to prevent the data from becoming a deportation tool for a new Republican federal administration.
A lawyer for a white Alabama police officer charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a black man has asked a judge to move the upcoming trial, saying the community is filled with "racial prejudice and hatred" toward the officer.
Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 5:51pm
Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is a Heisman Trophy finalist for the second consecutive season, joining Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers and Oklahoma teammates Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook.
Jonathan J. Cooper and Amy Taxin, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 5:50pm
California lawmakers on Monday urged President-elect Donald Trump to refrain from pursuing mass deportations and introduced urgent legislation to fund immigration lawyers and help public defenders protect the state's immigrants.