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Ex-ally: Gov. Christie seemed happy about bridge gridlock

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:41am

A former ally of Gov. Chris Christie who pleaded guilty in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal testified Tuesday that he told the governor about the traffic jam while it was underway and that Christie appeared happy about it and joked sarcastically that there was nothing political going on.

Idaho man dies after falling from bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:31am

An Idaho man his died after falling from a bridge while fishing.

New documents offer insight into locker room assault case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:21am

Recently filed court documents show that school officials found evidence of misconduct during an investigation into a sexual assault of a black football player in Idaho.

Man found dead on guardrail had eaten up to $500K in heroin

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

A Pennsylvania coroner says a Guatemalan found dead over a guardrail had swallowed up to $500,000 worth of heroin and was killed when one of the packets burst.

Families in Columbus police shootings seek outside review

Ann Sanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:10am

Two families whose relatives were fatally shot by Columbus police are renewing their requests for independent investigations.

Authorities: Man accused of teen killings threatened a judge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:00am

A man charged with killing two teens is facing additional charges after authorities say he threatened a judge.

Houston transit police officer accused in beating resigns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:00am

A Houston transit police officer has resigned after the release of a surveillance video that shows him beating a man he found slumped on a seat on a rail platform.

Pastors question delay in St. Louis police shooting charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:00am

Several members of the clergy in the St. Louis area are questioning why it took four years for murder charges to be filed against a former city police officer who fatally shot a suspect.

The Latest: More Charlotte protesters face charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:00am

The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):

Managers to reduce water released from Jackson Lake Dam

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:50am

Federal water managers are planning to greatly reduce the amount of water released out of Jackson Lake Dam.

Opposing rallies planned in Tulsa over police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:40am

A "march for justice" is planned in Tulsa as civil rights leaders call for further investigation into all police officers who were present when Terence Crutcher was shot to death earlier this month.

The Latest: Slain club victims' estates to get $350,000 each

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:40am

The Latest on the distribution of $29.5 million to the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Florida (all times local):

Judge sets trial date in fatal school bathroom fight

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:40am

Three Delaware girls charged in a fatal school bathroom fight will go to trial nearly a year after a 16-year-old girl's death.

Attorney: Lawmaker denies assault allegations, won't resign

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:31am

An attorney for a Virginia lawmaker says her client did not assault family members in his home and won't resign.

Memorial for slain Utah County deputy vandalized

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:31am

Police are searching for whoever is responsible for vandalizing a memorial for a fallen Utah County sheriff's deputy.

DC police to release body-cam footage of shooting aftermath

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:31am

District of Columbia officials say they will release footage from a body-worn camera showing the moments after a motorcyclist was fatally shot by a city police officer, and will also release the name of the officer involved.

The Latest: FBI will look for past mistakes in terror probes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:22am

The Latest on senior U.S. officials' testimony to Congress on terror threats (all times local):

Parents sued after boy killed 8-year-old in puppy dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:21am

The parents of an 11-year-old boy who fatally shot an 8-year-old girl after she refused to show him her puppies are being sued for $10 million.

Coast Guard searches for Cuban migrants from capsized boat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:21am

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a group of Cuban migrants who were on board a makeshift vessel that capsized off the Florida Keys.

Exotic dancers: Breast and buttocks law denies their freedom

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

Jane Does I, II and III say the state of Louisiana is robbing them of their ability to express themselves, and doing so in a way that discriminates against their gender.