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State Senate could vote on resolution to move Polk's body

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:23am

The Tennessee state Senate could decide as early as Monday on whether to approve a resolution that would allow the body of former President James K. Polk to be exhumed and moved to a fourth resting place.

How AP tallied the cost of North Carolina's "bathroom bill"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:33am

The Associated Press used dozens of interviews and multiple public records requests to determine that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years.

California slaying victims are mom, 2 kids and another woman

Christopher Weber and Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:22am

The four people killed last week in a quiet Northern California neighborhood include a woman and her two children, authorities said.

Hiker dies after fall in southwest Idaho recreation area

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:20am

Authorities say a 20-year-old man has died after falling more than 70 feet off a cliff in a southwest Idaho hiking area.

Powerful winds, large hail hit Southern Plains

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:00am

Large hail and strong winds hit parts of Texas and Oklahoma as a storm system rolled through the Southern Plains.

Sheriff: ICE arrests 26 parolees during community service

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 11:40pm

Authorities in Fort Worth say federal immigration agents arrested 26 parolees living in the country illegally as they performed community service.

Police search for suspects in deadly nightclub shooting

John Minchillo and Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:35pm

Cincinnati police searched for suspects in a nightclub shooting that left one man dead and 15 other people injured and sent club patrons diving to the ground to dodge bullets in what they described as a chaotic and terrifying scene.

1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub gunfight

John Minchillo and Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:32pm

A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 other people wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said.

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:22pm

President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, as aides signaled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats on upcoming legislative battles from the budget and tax cuts to health care.

Officer quits to avoid firing after shooting of unarmed teen

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:51pm

A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager resigned Sunday from the New York Police Department to avoid being fired following a disciplinary trial in a case that sparked outrage over police use of deadly force against black men and boys.

The Latest: Mom of teen shot by cop angry over resignation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:24pm

The Latest on resignation of white officer who shot unarmed black teen in New York City (all times local):

'Dreamer' immigrant in Oregon detained by US authorities

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:00pm

A 25-year-old man who had been allowed to stay in the U.S. because he was brought illegally into the country as a child was detained Sunday by immigration agents, activists said.

The Latest: Club operator calls shooting 'senseless'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 8:30pm

The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local):

Man arrested in shooting death of Southern California boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 7:40pm

Police in Southern California say they have arrested a suspect in the slaying of an 8-year-old boy who was killed in a drive-by shooting as he was about to have dinner inside a home.

Trooper shoots, seriously injures driver in North Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 7:40pm

Authorities say a North Carolina state trooper shot and seriously injured a driver during an armed confrontation after the motorist didn't pull over for an attempted traffic stop.

46 dogs, saved from slaughter, arrive in NY from South Korea

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 7:24pm

Forty-six dogs were flown to New York from South Korea after being rescued at a farm where they were to be slaughtered for human consumption, animal advocates said Sunday.

1 dead, 1 injured after car strikes ceiling of tunnel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 6:40pm

Authorities say one person was killed and another was injured after the car they were in went airborne and struck the ceiling of a tunnel in Boston.

Suspect says he would rather have killed younger black man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 6:30pm

A white Army veteran accused of killing a 66-year-old black stranger in a racial attack in New York City says he regrets killing the man because he would rather have killed a younger or more successful black victim.

WWII vet wins lottery on 94th birthday

Alexandra Larkin, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 6:09pm

Ervin Smolinski has a birthday tradition — he gets lottery tickets as presents.