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Woman strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:15am

A woman described as "erratic and aggressive" drove a vehicle into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the Capitol on Wednesday morning and was taken into custody, police said.

Twin Falls shop worker accused of taking $20,000 from store

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:15am

A Twin Falls shop employee is accused of stealing more than $20,000 from the store she worked at.

Fake plaque at University of North Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:10am

Activists in North Carolina who want to see a building named after a famed African-American writer have struck again.

Judge moves trial of Iowa man charged with killing officers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:04am

An Iowa judge has moved the murder trial of a man charged in the killing of two police officers to another part of the state.

Trump administration seeks delay in ruling on climate plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:00am

The Trump administration has asked a federal appeals court to postpone ruling on the merits of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change.

The Latest: Wyden wants review of Russia-Trump relationships

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:00am

The Latest on congressional maneuvering around investigations into Russian meddling into United States politics (all times local):

Family gets a shock when turkey crashes through windshield

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:00am

A New Jersey family traveling through northern Indiana got a shock when a 30-pound turkey crashed through their vehicle's windshield.

2 dead in officer-involved shooting, police investigating

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 8:54am

Police are continuing to investigate how two people were killed in a shooting that involved two officers in a wealthy Louisville suburb.

Car FDR used while governor of NY is being repaired by state

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 8:45am

A state-owned car used by Franklin D. Roosevelt while governor of New York is heading into the shop for some repairs.

No LGBTQ category included in Census proposal for 2020 count

Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 8:45am

The U.S. Census Bureau did not include a separate count of LGBTQ Americans in its proposal for the 2020 Census.

Capitol Police: 'No nexus to terrorism' in Capitol complex incident, described as 'traffic stop'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 8:35am

Capitol Police: 'No nexus to terrorism' in Capitol complex incident, described as 'traffic stop'

Crayola to retire a color; but which one will it be?

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 8:27am

Friday is National Crayon Day and Crayola says it will mark the occasion by retiring one of its colors.

Wildfire burns 250 acres, destroys home in southeast Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 8:25am

Fire crews are battling a wildfire in southeast Georgia that has burned 250 acres, or less than half a square mile of woodlands, and destroyed one home.

Crews work to spread massive Jackson snow pile to thaw

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 8:25am

Crews are working to spread out a massive snow pile so it can thaw in Jackson.

Christie, Trump to launch drug addiction task force

Jill Colvin and Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 8:15am

After being unceremoniously dropped from President Donald Trump's transition team, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is dipping his toes into the administration as he takes the lead of a White House commission to combat drug addiction.

Correction: Severe Weather-Southern Plains-The Latest story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 8:06am

In a story March 28 about a fatal wreck that killed three storm chasers, The Associated Press incorrectly identified a driver and passenger involved in the collision. Corbin Lee Jaeger was the driver of a Jeep that was struck by a Suburban on Tuesday at a rural crossroads in West Texas. Randy Yarnall was a passenger in the Suburban.

'Unreal when it targets you': Faceless trolls attack online

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 8:06am

and burst into tears.

Security guard shoots man at Ferguson apartment complex

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 8:06am

Police in Ferguson, Missouri, are investigating after a private security guard shot an armed man at the same apartment complex where Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in August 2014.

Emmy Rossum thanks LAPD amid $150K burglary report

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:56am

Actress Emmy Rossum is thanking Los Angeles police amid reports of a jewelry heist at her home.

Doctor gets prison for filming women in bathrooms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:56am

A Pennsylvania doctor is being sent to prison for secretly filming women with cameras hidden in bathrooms at his office and home.