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Police: Woman locked her kids in car trunk while she shopped

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:14pm

A 39-year-old Utah woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her two young children in her car's trunk while she went inside a Wal-Mart store to shop.

Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:14pm

Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85.

UK lowers terror threat to 'severe;' more Manchester arrests

Jill Lawless and Mstyslav Chernov, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:55am

Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from "critical" to "severe" on Saturday, as authorities said they had made major progress in unravelling the plot behind the Manchester concert bombing.

Virginia police special agent fatally shot; suspect arrested

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:55am

A man fatally shot a Virginia State Police special agent in a Richmond public housing project before fleeing on foot, sparking an overnight manhunt that ended with his arrest on Saturday, authorities said.

Former Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who also served in U.S. Senate, has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:50am

Former Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who also served in U.S. Senate, has died.

Police search for 2 in DC shooting that left 1 dead, 7 hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:42am

Police in Washington are searching for two suspects in connection with a shooting early Saturday that left one person dead and seven people injured.

Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:24am

President Donald Trump on Saturday said his maiden trip abroad was a "home run" and he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a grueling five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the much-discussed Paris climate accord.

Guard to face trial for ignoring inmate's threat of suicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:24am

A judge has ordered a prison guard to stand trial in the death of a Michigan inmate who killed herself.

Town leader to step down 5 years after Sandy Hook shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:10am

The woman in Newtown's highest elected office announced she will step down, five years after she helped lead the community through the Sandy Hook school shooting.

4 ordered to trial in beating death of Somali cab driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:46am

Four men have been ordered to stand trial in Pennsylvania in the death of a Somali immigrant cab driver in Pittsburgh.

$10,000 reward offered after fireworks set ablaze in store

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:25am

Authorities are offering a $10,000 reward in hopes of catching teenagers suspected of igniting a fireworks display inside a grocery store in Atlanta, sending shoppers fleeing and filling the store with smoke.

Officials: Tennessee man dies in police shooting, car crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:20am

Tennessee authorities say a man has died after he drove at police officers during a traffic stop.

The Latest: Slain agent leaves behind wife and 3 children

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:14am

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Virginia state police officer (all times local):

New Wyoming law bans misrepresenting service dogs

Joel Funk, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:06am

On July 1, Wyoming will become the 16th state in the nation to enact a law against people misrepresenting pets as service animals.

The Latest: Syria said to be aim of reported back channel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:56am

The Latest on developments involving possible connections between Russia and the Trump presidential campaign (all times local):

Trump's budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:52am

President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling.

At JFK's centennial, book chronicles presidency, day-by-day

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:46am

and the style and wit with which he shaped the hopes of a generation — through day-by-day reports drawn from coverage at the time, right up to his assassination in November 1963.

Coast Guard calls off search for missing boaters off Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:25am

The Coast Guard says it has called off its search for three boaters missing off the coast of Georgia since Tuesday.

Defense secretary references Manchester in West Point speech

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:20am

The deaths of 22 people at a concert hall in Manchester, England, this week shows the need for institutions like the U.S. Military Academy to produce soldiers willing to battle those who would commit terrorism, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday.