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Police: Homeless NYC man dies after beating over catcall

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:24am

Police in New York City say a homeless man has died from injuries suffered when he was beaten after he catcalled a teenager's cousin.

Longtime Trump attorney set to aid president amid probe

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:00am

President Donald Trump has retained his longtime attorney Marc Kasowitz as part of a still-forming outside legal team that will represent him in the investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. election.

Car smashes into gas station pump, causing fire: 1 killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:10am

A fire at a gas station ignited by a car slamming into a pump has killed one person in Florida.

Who is the Philippines' most wanted militant?

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:52am

Isnilon Hapilon, one of Asia's top militant suspects. Here is some background on Hapilon:

Guilty plea in thefts from Marine One helicopter fleet

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:30am

A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $100,000 worth of military equipment used to support the Marine One helicopter fleet that transports the president.

Sheriff: $500M in poppy plants seized in North Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:22am

Authorities say an acre (nearly half a hectare) of poppy plants used in producing opium has been seized in North Carolina.

Moment of reflection to be held for slain college student

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:40am

A moment of reflection is scheduled for the Bowie State University student who was slain over the weekend.

Detroit plays tough in accidental shootings involving kids

Kristi Tanner and Katrease Stafford, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:35am

The father raced to the bedroom, cried out and punched the walls.

States rejecting bills intended to keep guns away from kids

Ryan J. Foley and Nick Penzenstadler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:35am

caught up in a debate over whether they are effective prevention measures or just government overreach.

Alabama inmate fights to halt execution, 'won't give up'

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:23am

Tommy Arthur has had his execution postponed seven times since 2001, so many delays that victims' rights advocates derisively call him the "Houdini" of death row. He says he is innocent and is fighting for an eighth reprieve, but he is losing optimism: "They are going to kill me this time."

A gunshot and a child is dead: Should anyone be punished?

Nick Penzenstadler, Ryan J. Foley and Larry Fenn, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:23am

Amy Pittman learned on her first day in jail to bottle up her grief.

Texas Senate revives full bathroom bill with late-night move

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:54am

Texas' Republican-controlled Legislature is tying itself in knots over a transgender "bathroom bill."

Off-duty corrections officer accidentally shoots self in bar

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:50pm

An off-duty New York City corrections officer has accidentally shot himself and a woman after he dropped his gun while talking to her in a bar.

New Jersey's Newark Airport reopens after plane engine fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:40pm

New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport has reopened after a plane engine caught fire, prompting a temporarily closure.

Grand jury indicts suspects in robbery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:33pm

Three men have been indicted in the U.S. District Court of Wyoming with several crimes in connection with the shooting and robbery attempt at the Medicap Pharmacy.

Suspect in Ohio house fire that killed 7 due in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:31pm

An Ohio man accused of starting a house fire that killed seven of his neighbors is due in court.

Empire State Building goes dark for Manchester victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:40pm

The Empire State Building in New York City has gone dark in remembrance of the victims of the suicide bombing in Britain.

Los Angeles man convicted of 1981 magazine-ad murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:14pm

A Southern California jury has convicted a man for the 1981 robbery and murder of a 77-year-old widower he met through a magazine ad.

Flood fears spread to Carolinas as rain pounds the South

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:40pm

The threat of flooding continues across several Southern states as heavy rain soaked the area and prompted new flood watches in the Carolinas while a massive storm system swept eastward.