Bruce Smith, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 2:34pm
Dylann Roof's mother suffered a heart attack not long after prosecutors described how her son planned a cold and calculated killing of nine black church members in a racially motivated attack, the white man's attorney said in court documents Thursday.
Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 2:31pm
Abortions would be banned after 20 weeks under a bill that Republican lawmakers hoped to pass Thursday and add to legislation already on its way to GOP Gov. John Kasich that would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Scott Sonner, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 2:21pm
The head of the Nevada school district where a campus officer shot a knife-wielding high school student praised the quick police response that she says helped avert what could have been a much more dangerous situation.
Seth Borenstein, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 2:11pm
John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts was 95.
Dylan Lovan, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 2:02pm
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.
Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 2:01pm
President-elect Donald Trump is taking on a somber task Thursday that became all too familiar to his predecessor — supporting survivors after an outbreak of violence, this time families and victims from last week's attack at Ohio State University.