Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 1:41pm
The House has approved a wide-ranging bill to approve water projects across the country, including $170 million to address lead in Flint, Michigan's drinking water and $558 million to provide relief to drought-stricken California.
Kevin McGill, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 1:41pm
Anger and anguish were evident in a New Orleans courtroom Thursday as a friend of the man on trial for killing retired Saints star Will Smith repeatedly insisted that Smith and his friends were the aggressors following an April 9 traffic crash that was followed by heated words and multiple gunshots.
Bruce Smith, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 1:32pm
The attorneys defending Dylann Roof in the Charleston church shooting trial are largely conceding his guilt in the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at Emanuel AME Church. Their attention is on keeping their client out of the death chamber.
A boy climbed through a window with his younger brother and called 911 after their mother was stabbed to death by her boyfriend, said police, who stormed the house and fatally shot the man when he lunged at them with a knife.
Dylan Lovan, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 1:13pm
A Kentucky man charged with orchestrating the slayings of his parents, sister and an acquaintance who was enlisted to kill the family has avoided the death penalty by pleading guilty Thursday to four counts of murder.
In a story Dec. 5 about a stabbing in Akron, The Associated Press, relying on information from police and court records, misspelled the first name of the man charged in the stabbing. His first name is Kendal, not Kendall.
The Senate on Thursday decisively passed the annual defense policy bill, 92-7, a week after the House overwhelmingly approved the measure, 375-34. The votes give Congress solid veto-proof majorities in both chambers as the bill heads to President Barack Obama for his signature.
Jeff Karoub, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 1:01pm
Detroit Police Chief James Craig defended the decision to arrest and charge then drop charges against a man in the fatal shooting of a college police officer, saying Thursday that officers "are trying to catch a cop killer."