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2 dead following fire, explosion at suburban Detroit home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 7:24am

Two people have died and a third escaped serious injury following an explosion and fire that destroyed a home in suburban Detroit, authorities said Thursday.

Sinkhole swallows up car in downtown St. Louis; no injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 7:20am

A sinkhole has opened up and swallowed a car in downtown St. Louis.

Prosecutors: Police shooting of man in Maryland justified

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 7:00am

Prosecutors in Maryland have ruled that police were justified in shooting a man who opened fire while on a bus in Dundalk earlier this month.

Indiana mother faces 130-year sentence for killing children

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 6:50am

An Indiana woman who admitted to fatally smothering her two children faces a 130-year prison sentence in those killings.

Police: Teens attacked, raped woman in front of her son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 6:43am

Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with the rape of a Georgia woman during a home invasion.

Police: Man cited for keeping wild deer in New York house

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 6:20am

A New York man has been cited for keeping a wild deer on the second floor of his home.

Judge: Statements by Chicago officer to detective admissible

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 6:20am

A judge says statements a Chicago police officer made to a detective shortly after fatally shooting a black teenager can be used by prosecutors at the officer's murder trial.

Florida zoo staff hand-raises abandoned baby kangaroo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 6:12am

An abandoned baby kangaroo is back with her mob after being hand-raised by the staff at a Florida zoo.

Over half of hate crimes in US go unreported, report says

Sadie Gurman and Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 6:04am

The majority of hate crimes experienced by U.S. residents over a 12-year period were not reported to police, according to a new federal report released Thursday that stoked advocates' concerns about ongoing tensions between law enforcement and black and Latino communities.

Police: Man broke into woman's bedroom, asked to stay night

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 6:00am

Police in New Jersey say a man broke into a woman's home and lay next to her in bed before asking to spend the night.

Grandmother: Wounded girl 'a miracle' since deadly shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 5:40am

A grandmother of a 7-year-old girl critically wounded in a St. Louis shooting that killed her parents and another man says her granddaughter has brain damage but is showing signs of improvement in a hospital.

Florida man jailed for selling family fake Disney tickets

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 4:50am

A 19-year-old Florida man is accused of selling 13 fraudulent Walt Disney World tickets to a family of tourists.

AP FACT CHECK: Warped reality in health debate

Calvin Woodward and Jim Drinkard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 2:53am

The superheated argument over the Republican drive to overhaul health care has not been the finest moment for accuracy.

GOP ponders whether Trump helps sell health care

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 2:36am

It was a platform most politicians can only hope for: A captivated, 6,000-person crowd and more than an hour of live, prime-time television coverage to hype the Republican vision for a new health care system.

Owner of loose bull that caused fatal crash gets probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 1:00am

The owner of a bull that wandered out on a road and caused a fatal car crash in Vermont has been sentenced to probation.

Ohio Senate passes bill named for woman set on fire by ex

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 12:50am

Legislation inspired by a woman who was set on fire by her ex-boyfriend has unanimously passed the Ohio Senate the day after her death was announced.

Police: Man dragged out of car, beaten in road rage attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 12:30am

Police in Connecticut say a man was dragged out of his car and beaten in an apparent case of road rage.

Report: More than half of hate crimes in US go unreported

Sadie Gurman and Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:14pm

The majority of hate crimes experienced by U.S. residents over a 12-year period were not reported to police, according to a new federal report released Thursday that stoked advocates' concerns about ongoing tensions between law enforcement and black and Latino communities.

Hearing wraps for school board member who insulted Obama

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:10pm

A decision on whether a one-time candidate for New York governor who publicly insulted former President Barack Obama should remain on a school board is expected in several weeks.

Police find toddler dead in backseat of SUV; couple detained

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:02pm

Authorities say they are investigating the death of a toddler found under some blankets in the back of an SUV parked the wrong way on a Northern California street.