Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 2:36pm
The case of a Utah woman who police say was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend shortly after getting a restraining order against him exposes gaps in the system for victims of domestic violence, advocates said Thursday.
Bruce Smith, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 2:34pm
Dylann Roof's mother suffered a heart attack not long after prosecutors described how her son planned a cold and calculated killing of nine black church members in a racially motivated attack, the white man's attorney said in court documents Thursday.
Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 2:31pm
Abortions would be banned after 20 weeks under a bill that Republican lawmakers hoped to pass Thursday and add to legislation already on its way to GOP Gov. John Kasich that would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Scott Sonner, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 2:21pm
The head of the Nevada school district where a campus officer shot a knife-wielding high school student praised the quick police response that she says helped avert what could have been a much more dangerous situation.
Seth Borenstein, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 2:11pm
John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts was 95.