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Hundreds remember teacher killed in San Bernardino classroom

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:50am

Family, friends and the public packed a California church for the funeral of a teacher who was shot and killed along with a student in her elementary school classroom in San Bernardino.

Sessions praises NYPD after 'soft on crime' controversy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:44am

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the New York Police Department has developed "some of the best" policing techniques ever and should be studied, just days after the Justice Department chastised New York City for a "soft on crime" stance.

Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:53am

As French voters cast ballots for president Sunday, they're making a choice that will resonate far beyond France's borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U.N. Security Council.

Police: Officer shoots knife-wielding man Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:53am

Police say an officer in Virginia shot a knife-wielding man who had earlier told dispatchers that he strangled his wife.

Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

Catherine Lucey and Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:53am

President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline. It's all complicated by a potential showdown with Democrats over paying for a border wall.

Ex-treasure hunter faces more charges over missing coins

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:40am

A federal judge is warning an ex-treasure hunter that he could face another contempt-of-court charge if he doesn't reveal the location of 500 missing gold coins.

California moves - slowly - toward resuming executions

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:35am

California has long been what one expert calls a "symbolic death penalty state," one of 12 that has capital punishment on the books but has not executed anyone in more than a decade.

College student killed during hammer throw at track meet

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:30am

A college student has died after being struck during a hammer-throw event at a track meet in suburban Chicago.

Trump at 100 days: 'It's a different kind of presidency'

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:14am

For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions.

Cedar City man dies after rollover crash near Kanarraville

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:02am

Authorities say a Cedar City man is dead after a rollover accident on Interstate 15 near Kanarraville.

Doctor's arrest brings attention to US female circumcisions

Jeff Karoub, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:59am

Zehra Patwa learned only a few years ago that during a family trip to India at age 7, she was circumcised, which is common for girls in parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Cody city council OKs return of gunfight re-enactments

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:34am

The Cody City Council has approved the return of gunfight re-enactments on a city street as long as The Cody Gunfighters have a safety manager who is responsible for all weapons and blank ammunition used during performances.

North Carolina civil rights center faces conservative ire

Martha Waggoner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:27am

A center founded at the University of North Carolina by a civil rights attorney to help the poor and disenfranchised is the latest institution to come under fire from conservatives as they work to leave their mark on the state's higher education system.

Man struck by 2 vehicles in Wyoming has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:02am

A man who was struck by two vehicles Casper has died of his injuries.

North Korea detains US citizen, the 3rd American being held there

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:34am

North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said Sunday, bringing the number of Americans now being held there to three.

Sessions on Hawaii remark: 'Nobody has a sense of humor'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:34am

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says "nobody has a sense of humor anymore."

Police ambush killer's strategy to avoid death: Blame Dad

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:24am

As Eric Frein tries to avoid death row for ambushing two Pennsylvania State Police troopers at their barracks, defense lawyers are suggesting they intend to raise questions about his father's influence on the gunman, a college dropout and ne'er-do-well who lived with his parents into his 30s.

Scams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homes

Matt Sedensky, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:20am

The phone call came as Raymond Murray neared the bottom of his luck. His wife had died, his career had been ended by injuries, and struggling to get by on his disability check, he had scraped together just enough to pay a lawyer to avoid imminent foreclosure on his modest Brooklyn home.

With Supreme Court seat filled, GOP looks to lower courts

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:04am

Republicans have put President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee on the bench, and they're now in a position to fill dozens more federal judgeships — and reshape some of the nation's highest courts.

Schumer: Boost communication after Penn Station stampede

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:41am

Sen. Charles Schumer said that the stampede that injured 16 people at New York's Penn Station just over a week ago shows a need for better coordination between law enforcement agencies at transportation hubs.