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Officer quits to avoid firing after shooting of unarmed teen

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 8:44pm

A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager resigned Sunday from the New York Police Department to avoid being fired following a disciplinary trial in a case that sparked outrage over police use of deadly force against black men and boys.

The Latest: Club operator calls shooting 'senseless'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 8:30pm

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

Man arrested in shooting death of Southern California boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 7:40pm

Police in Southern California say they have arrested a suspect in the slaying of an 8-year-old boy who was killed in a drive-by shooting as he was about to have dinner inside a home.

Trooper shoots, seriously injures driver in North Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 7:40pm

Authorities say a North Carolina state trooper shot and seriously injured a driver during an armed confrontation after the motorist didn't pull over for an attempted traffic stop.

46 dogs, saved from slaughter, arrive in NY from South Korea

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 7:24pm

Forty-six dogs were flown to New York from South Korea after being rescued at a farm where they were to be slaughtered for human consumption, animal advocates said Sunday.

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 7:02pm

President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, as aides signaled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats on upcoming legislative battles from the budget and tax cuts to health care.

1 dead, 1 injured after car strikes ceiling of tunnel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 6:40pm

Authorities say one person was killed and another was injured after the car they were in went airborne and struck the ceiling of a tunnel in Boston.

Suspect says he would rather have killed younger black man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 6:30pm

A white Army veteran accused of killing a 66-year-old black stranger in a racial attack in New York City says he regrets killing the man because he would rather have killed a younger or more successful black victim.

WWII vet wins lottery on 94th birthday

Alexandra Larkin, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 6:09pm

Ervin Smolinski has a birthday tradition — he gets lottery tickets as presents.

California slaying victims are mom, 2 kids and another woman

Christopher Weber and Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 6:05pm

The four people killed last week in a quiet Northern California neighborhood include a woman and her two children, authorities said Sunday.

Police: 'No apparent reason' for shooting on Vegas Strip bus

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 5:54pm

A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire "for no apparent reason" as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said Sunday.

Powerful winds, large hail take aim at Southern Plains

Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 5:54pm

Golf ball-sized hail and powerful winds are expected to roll through parts of the Southern Plains late Sunday, marking the latest round of turbulent weather across the Midwest and South, forecasters said.

The Latest: School officials: Children killed loved sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 5:40pm

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

California man kills stepfather, injures mother, 3 others

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 5:07pm

Authorities in central California say they have arrested a man who allegedly opened fire on his parents and family friends inside his home, killing his stepfather and injuring four others, including a baby.

Lawmakers: Fired radio reporter didn't ID herself at meeting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 4:52pm

A reporter for a radio station at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has been fired after state lawmakers complained she failed to disclose her presence during a meeting on a state transgender bathroom bill.

Chicago police union: Head to meet Trump officials

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 4:43pm

Chicago's police union says its head will meet members of President Donald Trump's administration and that deadly violence in the nation's third largest city is expected to be on the agenda.

Antidepressant dose doubled before girl streamed her suicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 4:12pm

A month before a South Florida foster child live-streamed her suicide on Facebook Live, a doctor doubled her dosage of an antidepressant.

Idaho woman says she crashed because she saw a Sasquatch

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 4:05pm

A northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a Sasquatch in her rearview mirror.

Utah school district considers later high school start time

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 4:00pm

School officials in Park City are taking steps to become the first public school district in Utah to implement a later start time for high school students.