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Pew study: Americans increasingly torn over gun issues

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:29am

Americans are as divided over gun rights as they are about other issues, and there's been a sharp drop in support for gun control measures since 2000.

Driver of Idaho school bus charged following injury crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:27am

The 67-year-old driver of a school bus involved in a rollover crash that injured more than a dozen junior high students in April has been charged with misdemeanor reckless driving.

Judge: Bergdahl lawyers can't ask if jurors voted for Trump

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:27am

A U.S. Army judge won't allow lawyers for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to ask potential military jurors whether they voted for Republican President Donald Trump.

Indiana Guard investigates projectile landing outside base

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:27am

The Indiana National Guard is investigating how a projectile landed near a home outside its Camp Atterbury training base.

Home of Vermont man burglarized while at wife's funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:05am

Burglars targeted the Vermont home of an 82-year-old man while he was attending the funeral for his wife of 59 years over the weekend.

The Latest: North Korea detainee mourned at Ohio funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:58am

The Latest on the death of a U.S. college student who was held by North Korea (all times local):

Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

Dake Kang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:58am

Hundreds of mourners gathered Thursday to celebrate the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after being returned home to Ohio in a coma.

NYC subway rider slashed after seat dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:58am

New York City police say a woman was slashed on the knee after a dispute with another passenger over a subway seat.

Scaffolding fails near historic Philly; 2 workers injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:58am

Officials say two workers were hurt after scaffolding malfunctioned at a work site near the historic section of Philadelphia.

The Latest: Pelosi confident of her caucus' support

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:50am

The Latest on Democrats and their highest-ranking officeholder, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California (all times local):

Judge refuses to release Mexican official pending US trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:48am

A federal judge in Chicago has refused to release a former commander of a Mexican intelligence unit charged with trading secrets to a drug cartel.

The Latest: West Virginia bracing for remnants of Cindy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:40am

The Latest on Tropical Storm Cindy (all times local):

Imprisoned ex-CIA officer loses appeal of leak conviction

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:37am

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a 3 1/2 year prison sentence for a former CIA officer found guilty of leaking government secrets to a reporter.

Attitudes, legal standards help make police convictions rare

Errin Haines Whack and Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:37am

In the three years since fatal police shootings of unarmed black people launched the Black Lives Matter movement, few officers have been charged and none has been convicted by juries in the highest-profile deaths that inspired protests across the country.

Ohio officer's partner testifies fatal shooting unnecessary

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:37am

The partner of a Cleveland police patrolman who is on trial for the fatal shooting of an unarmed burglary suspect testified Wednesday that the shooting wasn't necessary, Cleveland.com reported.

After outcry, an LGBT survey question is restored by HHS

Matt Sedensky, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:36am

A question on sexuality slated for deletion from a federal survey has been restored, officials said Thursday, responding to an outcry from LGBT advocates who said the Trump administration was trying to erase data on their community.

Trump's tease of possible Comey tapes fits familiar pattern

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:36am

Donald Trump said he had a secret.

The Latest: Hearing underway for Buffalo school board member

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:36am

The Latest on a state Education Department hearing for a former candidate for New York governor who is accused of disclosing confidential board of education business in Buffalo (all times local):

Wyoming grizzly bear seen with trap on paw

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:36am

A grizzly bear spotted three weeks ago in Wyoming with an animal trap clamped onto its front paw has wildlife advocates concerned.