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Sheriff pleads no contest in shooting he called an accident

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:42am

An Atlanta-area sheriff who says he accidentally shot and injured a woman while they were practicing police tactics inside an empty model home pleaded no contest to a reckless-conduct charge Tuesday.

Poll: Man jailed in sex case leads race for Richmond mayor

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:41am

A new poll shows a flamboyant former Virginia lawmaker who was jailed in a sex scandal involving a 17-year-old girl is the current front-runner in the crowded race for Richmond mayor.

Victim of prep school sex assault 'not afraid or ashamed'

Michael Casey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:41am

A teen who was sexually assaulted during a game of sexual conquest at a prestigious New Hampshire prep school said Tuesday she is no longer ashamed or afraid and hopes to be a voice for others.

911 calls: 'Gunshots going like crazy' in Pulse nightclub

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:33am

A neighbor of the Florida nightclub where a mass shooting left 49 people dead told a 911 dispatcher that panicked patrons were banging on his door for shelter and hiding behind his car.

Utah hit with salmonella outbreak linked to raw milk

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:32am

Utah health officials are warning of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw milk.

The Latest: Governor downplays reports that he might resign

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:31am

The Latest on fallout from GOP Gov. Paul LePage's obscenity-laced tirade against a Democratic legislator (all times local):

Sheriff: Man shoots couple just after kids get on school bus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:21am

Authorities in Ohio say a man shot two of his neighbors just after they put their children on a school bus. They say he then set fire to their home and shot himself.

Ex-aide poised to replace convicted Pennsylvania prosecutor

Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:20am

Pennsylvania lawmakers made a hasty return to the state Capitol from their summer recess on Tuesday as they prepared to rush through a replacement for the state's convicted ex-attorney general.

Court: Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:20am

A Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness to avoid execution for the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend and her daughter 23 years ago in Houston, a federal appeals court said.

You can now buy airline tickets with monthly payments

Kathryn Vasel, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:16am

Dreaming of a vacation, but don't have the cash for the airfare? You can now pay for your plane tickets in monthly installments.

Cops: Man out on bond for beating wife has now kidnapped her

Joe Mandak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:13am

A man free on bond while awaiting trial on charges he abducted and beat his wife while holding her captive for nearly two weeks earlier this summer kidnapped her again Tuesday and is on the run, state police said.

Appeals court refuses to halt trial in USS Cole attack

Sam Hananel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:10am

A federal appeals court on Tuesday refused to halt the military commission trial of a Saudi national charged with orchestrating the 2000 attack on the USS Cole that killed 17 U.S. sailors.

Authorities investigating inmate's death at Idaho prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:00am

The Ada County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an inmate at a maximum security men's prison south of Boise.

FBI: Man threatened to kill President Obama, attack a mosque

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:34am

Federal authorities have arrested a Massachusetts man who they say threatened to assassinate President Barack Obama, bomb several police stations and attack a mosque.

Retired nurse accused of killing ailing husband in hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:32am

A retired nurse is facing a second-degree murder charge after authorities in Florida say she suffocated her husband in his hospital bed when he suffered life-threatening complications and became unresponsive following surgery.

Deputies fatally shoot man who charged them with chain saw

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

Officers in Washington state shot and killed a man they say charged at them with a running chain saw.

Agriculture closes offices in 5 states after threats

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:30am

The Agriculture Department said Tuesday it had closed offices in five states after receiving anonymous threats that it considered serious.

As the bear populations grow, some say more hunting needed

Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:21am

The black bear population in northern New England is growing, and wildlife managers say this year's hunt for the animals is especially important to control it.

EU accused of trapping, killing feral cats without approval

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:11am

Two state agencies say the University of Idaho failed to seek approval for a program that trapped and euthanized feral cats on campus.