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Governor issues pardon for dog that killed neighbor's pug

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 5:10pm

A death row dog considered dangerous may be getting a reprieve.

Parts of Wyoming to get more snow

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 5:05pm

A spring storm is expected to bring snow to parts of Wyoming on Friday.

Mexican state prosecutor held on drug charges in NYC case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:54pm

The attorney general for the western Mexican state of Nayarit will remain behind bars in San Diego until a hearing to determine if U.S. authorities can move him to New York City to face drug trafficking charges.

4 killed in shooting on Chicago's South Side

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:53pm

Chicago police say four people have been found fatally shot in or near a restaurant located on the city's South Side.

Oklahoma Bar Association opens investigation of ex-AG Pruitt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:53pm

The Oklahoma Bar Association is investigating an ethics complaint against former state Attorney General Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

The Latest: Schumer warns against rule change for Gorsuch

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:50pm

The Latest on Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court (all times local):

The Latest: Ex-girlfriend says she posted video of LA deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:45pm

The Latest on a video apparently showing a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy ignoring a shooting call while he recorded a message for his former girlfriend (all times local):

S&P: Sanctuary cities won't see ratings dip with Trump order

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:45pm

A major rating agency says if sanctuary communities that refuse to cooperate with immigration authorities lose federal funds under President Donald Trump's executive order, their credit ratings aren't likely to change.

After 3-county crime spree, 2 dead in gunfight with police

Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:36pm

A man shot his girlfriend in the head then killed himself during a gunfight with police Tuesday night, after a two-day, cross-state crime spree in which they allegedly stabbed an elderly widower to death and stole two cars and a gun, police say.

California's robust mountain snowpack boosts flood concerns

Rich Pedroncelli and Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:36pm

As big snowflakes fell high in California's Sierra Nevada on Thursday, surveyors on snowshoes measured the deepest springtime snowpack in years and said it boosted concerns about destructive floods when all that snow melts.

Judge removes order blocking newspaper from reporting on boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:27pm

A judge has overturned an order preventing a newspaper from reporting on a child services complaint involving a kindergarten student who brought drugs to school twice.

White House tells Russia probers: Come see intel yourselves

Julie Pace and Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:27pm

The White House refused to say on Thursday whether it secretly fed intelligence reports to a top Republican investigating possible coordination between Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign. Fending off growing criticism, the administration invited lawmakers from both parties to view classified material it said relates to surveillance of the president's associates.

Prosecutors: Officer fatally shoots man at highway rest stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:27pm

Authorities say a New Jersey state police officer has fatally shot a man during an investigation at a highway service area.

Man who expressed support for Islamic State pleads guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:27pm

A Detroit man accused of amassing weapons, buying explosives and expressing support for the Islamic State group has pleaded guilty.

North Carolina rolls back 'bathroom bill' despite criticism

Gary D. Robertson and Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:16pm

North Carolina rolled back its "bathroom bill" Thursday in a bid to end the yearlong backlash over transgender rights that has cost the state dearly in business projects, conventions and basketball tournaments.

3 killed in home invasion broke into property earlier in day

Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:15pm

Three Oklahoma teenagers who were shot dead during a suspected home invasion this week broke into a detached garage on the property earlier the same day and stole liquor from a game room, authorities said Thursday.

Feds pull financial aid tool after potential data breach

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:15pm

Families applying for federal student aid are facing extra hurdles this year after a potential data breach led federal officials to remove an online tool that smoothed the process.

As war in Afghanistan drags on, Russia resurrects interest

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:15pm

As America's effort to end 16 years of war in Afghanistan yields little progress, Russia is resurrecting its own interest in the "graveyard of empires." The jockeying includes engaging the Taliban and leading a new diplomatic effort to tackle Afghanistan's future, with or without U.S. support.

As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:05pm

President Donald Trump trained his fire on members of his own party Thursday, declaring in the aftermath of the Republican's failed health care push that the conservative Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire GOP agenda. He vowed to "fight them" in 2018 if they don't get behind him.