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Police: Aunt trying to scare kids fatally hit niece with van

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:11am

The aunt of a 2-year-old Pennsylvania girl who died after being pinned against a barn by a minivan says she was trying to scare the kids by speeding toward them honking her horn, but the van wouldn't stop.

Fisher-Price debunks fake 'Happy Hour Playset' toy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:11am

Fisher-Price has taken to Twitter to debunk any notion it has a bar-themed playset for toddlers.

Obama orders review of election hacking

Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:10am

President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on the election-season hacking that rattled the presidential campaign and raised new concerns about foreign meddling in U.S. elections, a White House official said Friday.

Arrest made following death of 18-year-old Boise woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:04am

A 61-year-old man has been arrested in New York in connection with the death of an 18-year-old Boise woman whose naked body was found in October, Boise police say.

Man gets 19-45 years in Michigan's 'Baby Kate' disappearance

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:03am

A northern Michigan man convicted of second-degree murder in the disappearance of his 4-month-old daughter has been sentenced to 19 to 45 years in prison.

The Latest: Aide says Trump considering Ford CEO for State

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:03am

The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):

Officials: South Beach halts Zika's spread, but risks remain

Jennifer Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:00am

Florida's governor and tourism officials are declaring victory over Zika in South Beach. But the virus remains a risk in Miami-Dade County.

Probe underway of alleged doctored Albuquerque police videos

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:00am

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether Albuquerque police lapel camera videos have been altered or deleted, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Thursday.

The Latest: Benefit concert set to help Oakland fire victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:00am

The Latest on an Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people(all times local):

The Latest: Critics say Alabama execution drug is flawed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:50am

The Latest on the execution in Alabama of a man convicted of killing a store clerk (all times local):

Hero-astronaut John Glenn to lie in state in Ohio

Dan Sewell and Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:50am

American hero-astronaut John Glenn will lie in state in Ohio's capitol building preceding a celebration of his life of military and government service and two history-making voyages into space.

Man convicted of shooting 2 officers during Ferguson protest

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:42am

A jury has convicted a man of shooting two police officers during a 2015 protest in Ferguson amid fallout over the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown months earlier.

Mead uninterested in any Trump administration job

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:40am

Wyoming's governor says he wouldn't be interested in taking a job in Donald Trump's administration.

Virginia marina fire destroys at least a dozen boats

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:40am

An early morning fire at a central Virginia marina destroyed about a dozen boats Friday, sinking some and sending others ablaze down the James River.

Woman charged in twin's death in Hawaii OKs extradition

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:32am

A woman accused of killing her twin sister by driving their SUV off a cliff in Hawaii has cleared the way for her extradition from upstate New York.

Police believe ex-university chaplain killed daughter, self

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:21am

Police in Maine say it appears a former chaplain who worked with Roger Williams University students fatally shot his daughter before turning the gun on himself.

Pepper spray accident prompts Casper College evacuation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:20am

Campus security briefly evacuated a building at Casper College after a student accidentally fired pepper spray into her purse.

Alabama inmate coughs, heaves, during execution by injection

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:20am

An Alabama inmate coughed repeatedly and his upper body heaved for at least 13 minutes during an execution using a drug that has previously been used in problematic lethal injections in at least three other states.

Appeals court wrestles with question of combatant immunity

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:11am

An attorney for a former Russian army officer sentenced to life in prison for leading a Taliban attack on U.S. forces says the man should have his convictions thrown out because he is a lawful enemy combatant.