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Man charged in ramming of stolen truck into Southwest plane

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:30am

A man accused of stripping to his underwear at an airport in Nebraska, stealing a truck and ramming it into a Southwest Airlines plane has been charged with theft and criminal mischief.

Ex-school bus driver faces capital murder in woman's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:30am

A former school bus driver from Alabama is awaiting extradition from Tennessee on capital murder and other charges in the shooting death of a 72-year-old woman whose car police say he stole.

Officials: Guinea pigs, calf, 300 rabbits found at home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:30am

Officials say guinea pigs, a calf and about 300 rabbits have been found at a New Jersey home.

After 32 years, McDonald's worker with special needs retires

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:20am

A woman with Down syndrome has hung up her hairnet and retired after working 32 years at the french fry station of a Massachusetts McDonald's franchise.

Judge dismisses lawsuits over 2013 shooting at town building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:10am

A federal judge has dismissed three lawsuits filed against township officials in connection with a 2013 shooting at a municipal building in Pennsylvania that left three people dead and several others injured.

The Latest: Friends remember slain college student with song

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:50am

The Latest on the fatal stabbing of an Ithaca College student at Cornell University (all times local):

White ex-cop charged in black motorist's death back in court

Bruce Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:50am

A white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black motorist is returning to a federal courtroom in South Carolina.

Emailed threats received at Virginia Tech, William & Mary

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:50am

Campus police at the College of William & Mary say someone on the campus received a threatening email that's similar to threats emailed to people at Virginia Tech.

Hurricane to pass 'dangerously close' to Hawaii's Big Island

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:40am

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center on Monday issued a hurricane watch for the Big Island of Hawaii, saying Hurricane Madeline could pass "dangerously close."

Woman accused of killing husband in hospital bed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:40am

Authorities say a retired Florida nurse suffocated her husband in his hospital bed as he was recovering from elective back surgery.

Baltimore County school board to revisit heat closure policy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:10am

Baltimore County school officials are planning to revisit a policy in which dozens of schools without air-conditioning have already had to close for two days this school year.

Coroner: Man involved in shootout with police shot himself

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:00am

Officials say a man who was involved in a shootout with police officers in South Carolina shot himself to death.

Louisiana police: 4 children missing in California found

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:51am

Louisiana state police say four children listed as missing in California have been found and two adults have been arrested, including a man wanted for alleged lewd acts with a child.

Sheriff: Suspect in priest slaying attempted hanging again

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:50am

A Georgia sheriff says an inmate accused of killing a 71-year-old Florida priest tried to hang himself in jail for the second time this year.

Slain New Mexico girl's relatives mystified over mom's role

Mary Hudetz and Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:10am

Michelle Martens kept her new relationship with a man convicted of child endangerment a secret from friends and family for weeks — as she helped plan her daughter's 10th birthday party, sent the girl off daily to the school bus and held down her job at a local grocery store.

Businesses near Orlando nightclub struggle with parking

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:00am

Store owners whose properties are near the site of the Orlando nightclub massacre are planning to meet to discuss how the fallout of the shooting is affecting their businesses.

Accused teen 'doctor' arrested on new theft charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:00am

A Florida teenager accused of pretending to be a doctor and stealing money from an 86-year-old patient is facing new charges of grand theft and fraud.

Prosecutor to mull death penalty opposition in nuns' slaying

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 1:53am

A Mississippi prosecutor said she hasn't decided whether to seek the death penalty for a man charged with killing two nuns who dedicated their lives to helping people in one of the poorest counties in the nation.

Quotations in the News

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 1:10am

Lanhee Chen, who has served as a policy adviser to several Republican presidential candidates, on how Donald Trump has seemingly wavered on his immigration policy.