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2 killed in 30-vehicle pileup on slick Michigan interstate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:41am

Authorities say at least two people have died and others are hurt following a 30-vehicle pileup on a snowy, icy Michigan interstate near the state capital of Lansing.

Teen was on Facebook Live during crash that killed her, pal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:41am

An 18-year-old girl was live-streaming herself as she drove along a Pennsylvania highway in the moments before the crash that killed her and a passenger.

48-year-fugitive from prison camp found this year dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:41am

A man who spent 48 years as a fugitive from a Georgia prison before being found this year in a small Connecticut town has died at the age of 71.

Cops: Suspect in fatal shooting of UPS driver is in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:34am

Police say a man suspected of killing a UPS driver in a New York Wal-Mart parking lot is in custody after a standoff.

Ohio House committee votes to pass 20-week abortion ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:30am

An Ohio House committee has voted to pass a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks.

Court upholds death sentence of condemned Ohio killer of 11

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:21am

The Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the conviction and death sentence of a Cleveland man who killed 11 women and hid the remains in and around his home.

Man who used wheelchair in Rolex theft gets 6-year sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:10am

A Connecticut man who rolled into a jewelry store in a wheelchair, asked to see a $37,000 watch, then got up and sprinted out with the expensive timepiece has been sentenced to six years behind bars.

California conjoined twins separated in successful surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:10am

Conjoined California twins Eva and Erika Sandoval have become two separate toddlers following a 17-hour marathon surgery at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford that began on Tuesday, officials said.

Court denies execution stay for Alabama death row inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:10am

The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a stay of execution for an Alabama inmate who was convicted of killing a convenience store clerk in 1994.

Authorities think escaped inmate stabbed police officer

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:02am

South Carolina authorities were searching Thursday for an inmate who escaped a maximum-security prison and was suspected in the stabbing of a police officer miles away.

Orem chiropractor accused of sexually assaulting patients

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:00am

An Orem chiropractor has been accused of sexually assaulting two women who visited him for evaluations.

Judge sets $3M bond for Ohio man charged in girl's abduction

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:40am

A judge in Cleveland has set a $3 million bond for a man charged with abducting and raping a 6-year-old girl and attempting to abduct a 10-year-old girl.

Kentucky county reaches $3.5M settlement after shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:40am

A Kentucky county has agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with the family and passengers of a teenager who was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy as she tried to drive away from a large party.

Lawyer: FBI agent who shot at Michigan officer felt paranoid

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:40am

A lawyer for an FBI agent arrested in western Michigan for firing his gun at a police officer outside a fitness club says the agent was feeling paranoid and only vaguely recalls what happened.

The Latest: Judge denies mistrial request in church slayings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:40am

The Latest on the federal death-penalty trial of a white man charged with killing nine black people during a Bible study in a Charleston church (all times local):

Man accused of making thousands of pills pleads not guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:30am

A Utah man accused of making thousands of homemade painkillers and anti-anxiety pills while stashing half a dozen guns and more than $1 million in cash is pleading not guilty.

Environmentalists criticize Trump's choice to head EPA

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:20am

Donald Trump says his administration "strongly believes in environmental protection."

S. Idaho not competent to stand trial in murder case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:20am

A Twin Falls man charged with first-degree murder in the strangulation death of a 20-year-old woman has been declared mentally incompetent.

Christmas tree farmer returns wedding band lost 15 years ago

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:20am

A Christmas tree farmer has found and returned a wedding ring that slipped off a New Jersey man's finger roughly 15 years ago.