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Increased bear maulings puzzle Alaska wildlife officials

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:42pm

Two more Alaskans were mauled by bears over the weekend, bringing the number of bear attacks in the state to four in less than a week, including two fatalities.

Q&A: Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:42pm

On again, off again, off again, off again and now, partly back on: That's the peculiar route of President Donald Trump's travel ban after a Supreme Court decision Monday allowing a limited version to take effect.

Interior Department OKs survey for Alaska wilderness road

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:42pm

A proposed road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, rejected by President Barack Obama, is getting new life in the Donald Trump administration.

The Latest: New Georgia, South Carolina lawmakers sworn in

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:40pm

The Latest on new House members (all times EDT):

No immediate ruling on fate of Texas' 'sanctuary city' law

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:33pm

A federal judge Monday questioned the reach of a new Texas "sanctuary cities" law supported by the Trump administration but that four of the nation's largest cities, some police chiefs and immigrant-rights groups are trying to stop taking effect in September.

No bond for suspect in N. Carolina teen's disappearance

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:30pm

A man has been denied bond in the case of a North Carolina teenager who was found in a Georgia home after disappearing more than a year ago.

Police: Man allegedly used his prosthetic leg to hit wife

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:30pm

An Ohio man accused of using one of his prosthetic legs to hit his wife has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence.

2 corrections officers among 4 arrested at Kansas City jail

Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:24pm

Two corrections officers were among four people arrested in a contraband smuggling operation at the county jail in Kansas City, Missouri, after roughly 200 law enforcers searched the facility early Monday.

Air show attendance down after Air Force Thunderbirds cancel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:24pm

An Ohio air show's attendance was lower than expected after the Air Force Thunderbirds cancelled performances when an F-16D fighter jet left the runway and flipped over upon landing during preparation for the show.

Getaway driver gets life sentence in deadly mall carjacking

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:20pm

The getaway driver in a deadly carjacking at an upscale New Jersey mall has been sentenced to life in prison.

The Latest: Trump says US-India relationship never better

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:20pm

The Latest on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President Donald Trump (all times EDT):

Reversal of death penalty for cop killer won't be appealed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:13pm

Federal prosecutors have decided not to appeal a ruling overturning the death penalty against a man convicted in the 2003 slaying of two undercover New York Police Department detectives.

Utah wildfire grows to largest active fire in US

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:13pm

The nation's largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake.

Idaho website hacked with pro-Islamic State message

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:13pm

Idaho officials are currently working to restore a government website that was hacked with a message that claims to support the Islamic State terrorist group.

Supreme Court sides with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:02pm

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of same-sex couples who complained that an Arkansas birth certificate law discriminated against them, reversing a state court's ruling that married lesbian couples must get a court order to have both spouses listed on their children's birth certificates.

Police: Baby dead after being left in hot car

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:00pm

Twin Falls police are investigating the death of a 10-month-old baby left unattended in a parked vehicle for several hours during the afternoon.

Wisconsin wants 'Making a Murderer' inmate to stay in jail

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:53pm

Wisconsin attorneys asked a federal appeals court Monday to keep an inmate featured in the Netxflix series "Making a Murderer" behind bars while they fight a second ruling overturning his conviction.

Boston visitors hurt in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:50pm

New Orleans police say they've arrested a 21-year-old man in an attack that hospitalized two Boston-area men.

In defense, Trump seeks to redefine meaning of obstruction

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:44pm

President Donald Trump unleashed a series of tweets Monday in which he tried to place the blame for Russian meddling in U.S. politics on former President Barack Obama and deflect charges of obstruction and collusion onto his predecessor.