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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.

USGS: 6.5 magnitude quake in ocean off California coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:01am

The United States Geological Survey is reporting a 6.5 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Northern California in the Pacific Ocean.

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.

Jury foreman: 5 jurors were undecided on Slager verdict

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:01am

The foreman of the jury that couldn't reach a verdict in the murder trial of a former South Carolina police officer initially wanted to convict Michael Slager of murder.

Woman charged with killing elderly father with boiling water

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:01am

Police say a Mississippi woman has been charged with murder after pouring boiling water over her paralyzed elderly father, who died several days later.