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Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:13am

A man was convicted Monday of second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shores of a Boston Harbor island.

Hurricane Dora strengthens off Mexico's Pacific coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:13am

Hurricane Dora strengthened off Mexico's Pacific coast on Monday, but posed little threat to land as it spun out into the ocean.

South Carolina officer shoots and kills robbery suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:13am

A South Carolina police officer has shot and killed an armed robbery suspect.

Judge considering national freeze on Iraqi deportations

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:08am

Lawyers for Iraqi natives who fear they could be tortured or killed if kicked out of the U.S. have asked a judge to temporarily block their deportations.

Soccer game turns violent as fans of Mexican teams brawl

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:04am

A friendly weekend game in California between former players of two professional Mexican soccer clubs turned violent during halftime when dozens of fans rushed the field and brawled.

Joe Arpaio on trial over immigration actions echoing Trump's

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:56am

The immigration rhetoric and crackdowns pushed by President Donald Trump have a familiar ring in Arizona, where former Sheriff Joe Arpaio once used similar tactics to become a national figure.

More evacuations in wildfire near Utah ski resort town

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:56am

Firefighters are bracing for strong winds as they fight a southern Utah wildfire that's forced more than 1,500 people from homes and cabins.

The Latest: Supreme Court rejects Arpaio bid for jury trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:38am

The Latest on the trial of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (all times local):

Ohio fixes sites of pro-Islamic State hack; feds investigate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:36am

Ohio officials have restored 11 government websites that were hacked with a message purporting to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group.

Suspect in killing of 3, wounding of girl turns himself in

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:36am

A man suspected of opening fire on a car in St. Louis, critically wounding a 7-year-old girl and killing her parents and another man in the vehicle, is in custody.

Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:19am

The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death, according to an announcement Monday by her attorneys and the Minneapolis suburb that employed the officer.

Personal chemistry key as Trump meets India PM for 1st time

Matthew Pennington and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:09am

President Donald Trump meets for the first time Monday with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and personal chemistry as much as policy could determine the direction of future relations.

Police chief loses part of arm in fireworks accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:09am

A Pennsylvania police chief has lost part of his arm following a fireworks accident at the town's fireman's carnival.

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in death of girl dubbed Baby Doe after remains washed up on Boston Harbor island

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:09am

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in death of girl dubbed Baby Doe after remains washed up on Boston Harbor island.

Wind River in Wyoming recedes under flood stage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:58am

The Wind River in central Wyoming has fallen below flood stage after nearly three weeks of running over its banks because of melting mountain snow.

Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:42am

President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. But the idea is exposing deep divisions within the administration on the best way to approach Moscow in the midst of an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. elections.

Supreme Court will review Trump travel ban, allows it to take effect in most instances

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:32am

Supreme Court will review Trump travel ban, allows it to take effect in most instances.

River swelling from snowmelt forces evacuation of 90 homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:12am

Authorities say 90 homes remain under mandatory evacuation orders following levee breaches along a river in California, the result of the state's huge springtime snowpack melting in the summer heat.

Justices rule against death row inmate over lawyer errors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:10am

The Supreme Court has ruled against a Texas death row inmate who said his lawyers failed to challenge a faulty jury instruction at his trial and on appeal.

Confederate monument in St. Louis to be removed by Friday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:07am

A Confederate monument will be removed by Friday from a St. Louis park under a deal between the city and the Missouri Civil War Museum.