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The Latest: Friends remember slain college student with song

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:50am

The Latest on the fatal stabbing of an Ithaca College student at Cornell University (all times local):

White ex-cop charged in black motorist's death back in court

Bruce Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:50am

A white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black motorist is returning to a federal courtroom in South Carolina.

Emailed threats received at Virginia Tech, William & Mary

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:50am

Campus police at the College of William & Mary say someone on the campus received a threatening email that's similar to threats emailed to people at Virginia Tech.

Hurricane to pass 'dangerously close' to Hawaii's Big Island

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:40am

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center on Monday issued a hurricane watch for the Big Island of Hawaii, saying Hurricane Madeline could pass "dangerously close."

Woman accused of killing husband in hospital bed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:40am

Authorities say a retired Florida nurse suffocated her husband in his hospital bed as he was recovering from elective back surgery.

Baltimore County school board to revisit heat closure policy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:10am

Baltimore County school officials are planning to revisit a policy in which dozens of schools without air-conditioning have already had to close for two days this school year.

Coroner: Man involved in shootout with police shot himself

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:00am

Officials say a man who was involved in a shootout with police officers in South Carolina shot himself to death.

Louisiana police: 4 children missing in California found

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:51am

Louisiana state police say four children listed as missing in California have been found and two adults have been arrested, including a man wanted for alleged lewd acts with a child.

Sheriff: Suspect in priest slaying attempted hanging again

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:50am

A Georgia sheriff says an inmate accused of killing a 71-year-old Florida priest tried to hang himself in jail for the second time this year.

Slain New Mexico girl's relatives mystified over mom's role

Mary Hudetz and Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:10am

Michelle Martens kept her new relationship with a man convicted of child endangerment a secret from friends and family for weeks — as she helped plan her daughter's 10th birthday party, sent the girl off daily to the school bus and held down her job at a local grocery store.

Businesses near Orlando nightclub struggle with parking

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:00am

Store owners whose properties are near the site of the Orlando nightclub massacre are planning to meet to discuss how the fallout of the shooting is affecting their businesses.

Accused teen 'doctor' arrested on new theft charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:00am

A Florida teenager accused of pretending to be a doctor and stealing money from an 86-year-old patient is facing new charges of grand theft and fraud.

Prosecutor to mull death penalty opposition in nuns' slaying

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 1:53am

A Mississippi prosecutor said she hasn't decided whether to seek the death penalty for a man charged with killing two nuns who dedicated their lives to helping people in one of the poorest counties in the nation.

Quotations in the News

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 1:10am

Lanhee Chen, who has served as a policy adviser to several Republican presidential candidates, on how Donald Trump has seemingly wavered on his immigration policy.

North Carolina warily watching 2 tropical weather systems

Ben Finley and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 12:02am

Beachgoers, boat captains and business owners on North Carolina's Outer Banks warily eyed a potent tropical weather system that could rain out one of the last busy weeks of the summer.

Ex-aide poised to replace convicted Pennsylvania prosecutor

Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 10:41pm

Pennsylvania lawmakers are poised to replace the state's convicted ex-attorney general with her former top deputy.

The Latest: Tropical depressions expected to strengthen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:40pm

The Latest on tropical storms (all times EDT):

Police: Boy accidentally shoots self, girl in Philadelphia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:32pm

Police say a 13-year-old boy accidentally shot himself and a 12-year-old girl inside a Philadelphia home.

Family of Marine who died at Wisconsin VA center files suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:31pm

The family of a Marine veteran who died from a toxic mix of more than a dozen drugs at a U.S. Veterans Affairs facility in Tomah, Wisconsin, filed a wrongful death and medical malpractice lawsuit against the U.S. government Monday.