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MS-13 gang leader pleads guilty to drug, gun charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 9:10am

Federal authorities say a leader with the violent street gang MS-13 in Boston has pleaded guilty to racketeering, drugs and weapons charges.

Plane crashes into empty Florida daycare building; 1 killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 8:50am

A small plane has crashed into an empty daycare building in Florida, killing one person and injuring another.

California father denies allegation he killed missing son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 8:30am

An attorney for a man arrested on suspicion of killing his 5-year-old son, who has been missing for two months, says his client is innocent.

Trump administration opposing bid for syphilis study museum

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 8:19am

The Trump administration opposes a bid to use unclaimed money from a legal settlement over the government's infamous Tuskegee syphilis study to fund a museum honoring victims of the research project.

Michael Moore releases Traverse City Film Festival lineup

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 8:11am

Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore won't be around for a Michigan film festival that he founded but the show will go on.

Melania Trump keeps DC entry low key; Barron draws interest

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 8:02am

Two weeks into her new life as a full-time Washingtonian, Melania Trump is staying true to her reputation as more homebody than social butterfly.

Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 7:52am

Authorities say a Texas woman told investigators that she left her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in the hot car where they died last month to teach the girl a lesson, and that they didn't lock themselves in, as she initially said.

Family recalls loving nature of Seattle mom killed by police

Phuong Le, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 7:44am

Charleena Lyles loved to sing and dance. She adored her four children. She always smiled, even when facing obstacles.

New plea hearing set for Ohio man accused of links to IS

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 7:44am

A federal judge has rescheduled a plea hearing for an Ohio man accused of trying to travel to Libya to join the Islamic State group.

Teen charged in Ohio school shooting enters insanity plea

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 7:42am

A 17-year-old teenager charged in an Ohio school shooting that wounded two students has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

Vermont bar changes name under pressure from LGBT activists

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 7:40am

The owner of a gay bar in Vermont is changing the name after months of controversy.

Top scholars rise above gang violence in suburban NY town

Frank Eltman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 7:23am

Their senior year began with sadness and horror. Two fellow students at Brentwood High School were beaten to death in the street. The corpses of three more were discovered in secluded spots — all victims of suspected gang violence.

Police: 4 horses may have been locked in barn for a year

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 7:00am

Police say four malnourished horses may have been locked inside a New Hampshire barn for more than a year.

Police: Idaho man killed in one-vehicle crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 4:51am

Police say an Idaho man has died in a traffic accident on U.S. 95 near Athol.

California governor stops parole for Charles Manson follower

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 1:31am

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday night blocked parole for Charles Manson follower and convicted killer Bruce Davis.

Concert planned to honor London attack victim from Utah

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 1:24am

The life of a Utah man who ran a recording studio at his home before he was killed in a high-profile London attack will be celebrated Saturday with the local music he loved.

Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 1:13am

A dozen or so House Democrats want Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to go after a dispiriting loss in a House election in Georgia. They just don't know how to make it happen.

Senators seek Pentagon investigation of torture reports

Desmond Butler and Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 1:13am

Pressure mounted Friday on the Defense Department after multiple U.S. senators called for investigations into reports that U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the United Arab Emirates who are accused of torturing detainees in Yemen.

AP sources: Military to seek delay on transgender enlistees

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 1:11am

Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday.