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Colonel fighting extradition will get new medicine in jail

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:41pm

A former Salvadoran colonel fighting extradition to Spain will remain in jail after receiving new medicine Friday amid a federal judge's demands that authorities address his health care.

White House to share information about lobbyist waivers

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:41pm

The White House is preparing to post to its website information about waivers it has granted to ex-lobbyists working in the president's office.

Texas set to embrace new abortion restrictions

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:30pm

The Texas Legislature approved a sweeping package of new abortion limits Friday, despite the legal challenges they're likely to provoke and nearly a year after the U.S. Supreme Court dismantled a 2013 law that prompted more than half the state's abortion clinics to close.

Massive Big Sur landslide could keep highway closed for year

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:30pm

Officials say a massive landslide in Big Sur could keep a portion of California's iconic coastal highway closed for a year and cost millions of dollars to fix.

Missouri museum to display Confederate battle flag

Jim Suhr, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:24pm

At a time Confederate symbols are being purged from public sites, a northeast Missouri museum is putting a restored Confederacy flag on permanent inside display, calling it "a teachable moment."

Phoenix Comicon prop weapons banned after armed man arrested

Clarice Silber, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:22pm

Jack Young showed up at Phoenix Comicon on Friday dressed as the villain from "Sleeping Beauty," complete with black horns, large feathery wings and green paint.

4 suspended in early release of man in deadly Ohio shootings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:20pm

Four county workers in Ohio are being suspended for the early release of a domestic violence suspect who later killed three people, including a small town police chief.

If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he's ready

Eric Tucker and Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:13pm

If the FBI wants to talk to Jared Kushner about his Russian contacts, they won't have to track down the president's son-in-law. Amid reports the FBI is scrutinizing Kushner's encounters, his lawyer says he stands ready to talk to federal investigators as well as Congress about his contacts and his role in Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

Bullet tests clear Detroit man in prison since 1992

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:13pm

A man who claims Detroit police framed him for a 1992 slaying walked out of prison for the first time in 25 years after new tests showed bullets taken from the victim's body didn't come from a gun that was presented at trial as the murder weapon.

State of Utah refuses to pay Swallow's $1.5M legal bill

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:12pm

The state of Utah has refused to pay $1.5 million in legal bills for a former Utah Attorney General acquitted of bribery and other charges in one of the most high-profile cases in state history, according to a letter made public by the Utah Attorney General on Friday.

Complaint raises questions about Kentucky governor, mansion

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:05pm

The head of a Kentucky government watchdog group said Friday he's seeking an investigation into Gov. Matt Bevin's connection to a Louisville-area mansion that sold for nearly a million dollars below market value.

Workers dangle from cables after partial building collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:05pm

Scaffolding and wet concrete gave way at a building site in the San Francisco Bay Area on Friday, leaving construction workers dangling from metal cables and rebar and injuring at least 19 people, officials said.

Daughter to bury father missing for 50 years in Vietnam

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:05pm

More than half a century ago, Deborah Crosby was sent home from the first grade to find military officers in her living room and her mother distraught: Her father's Navy plane had been shot down in northern Vietnam, and he was presumed dead, though his body had not been found.

Kaine's son, 7 others, charged in protest of pro-Trump event

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:05pm

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine's youngest son was among eight people charged for allegedly disrupting a March rally in support of President Donald Trump.

Former Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in '80s

David Warren, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:00pm

A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year earlier, and authorities said Friday that they think she may have killed up to 60 young children around that time.

All inmates captured after hijacking of prison transport van

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:00pm

An inmate being transported from a Minnesota state prison in St. Cloud to the prison in Lino Lakes hijacked a transport van full of other prisoners and escaped. By Friday evening, all nine inmates had been recaptured.

Ruling: Public interest key in weighing open record cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:52pm

A Kansas judge was wrong to dismiss a woman's lawsuit seeking police body-camera video of her son's shooting, ruling the judge could not deny the open records request simply because it was part of a criminal investigation, an appeals court ruled Friday.

The Latest: Deceased members of WWII Alaska militia honored

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:50pm

The Latest on a ceremony for deceased members of a World War II militia in Alaska (all times local):

California brain surgeon pleads not guilty to sex charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:47pm

A California brain surgeon pleaded not guilty Friday to 10 felony charges accusing him of sexually assaulting two boys and a girl under 14 years old as part of a child sex ring with seven victims.

Prosecutor: Rape sentence lenient, compares to Brock Turner

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:42pm

A California prosecutor says a man convicted of raping a relative received a sentence that is too lenient, comparing the monthslong jail term to the case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner.