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Girl gets cellphone back thanks to quick-thinking deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:20am

A 4-year-old girl has her cellphone back thanks to some quick work by Florida sheriff's deputies.

The Latest: Club operator denies security bypassed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:05am

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

Caldwell man gets 40 years for child porn, sex abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:54am

A Caldwell man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for making child pornography and sexually abusing a minor.

Rattlesnake bites Florida boy who mistook it for a toy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:40am

Authorities say a 5-year-old Florida boy is recovering after being bitten by a rattlesnake that he mistook for a toy.

Man accused of killing ex-roommate who stopped in to say bye

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:20am

A 24-year-old man faces a first-degree murder charge after investigators say he stabbed his former roommate who had stopped by his Florida home to say goodbye.

Police: Man dead after shots fired during theft call

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:20am

Authorities in Maryland say a man is dead after shots were fired as an officer investigated a theft call.

Man killed, deputy shot in gunfire exchange after car chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:12am

Authorities in Mississippi say a man was fatally shot after fleeing a traffic stop and leading officers on a high-speed chase that resulted in gunfire that also wounded a deputy.

2 deputies lose jobs after school worker shot with stun gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:10am

Officials say two school resource deputies in Florida have lost their jobs for trying to cover up the accidental shooting of a school employee with a stun gun.

Philadelphia doctor accused of hacking female classmates

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:10am

New Jersey prosecutors have accused a Philadelphia doctor of hacking into the emails, cellphones and social media accounts of several women who were high school classmates.

Immigrant's bid to avoid deportation comes to Supreme Court

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:53am

The Supreme Court is taking up the case of a longtime U.S. resident who is facing deportation to South Korea after pleading guilty to a drug crime based on his lawyer's bad advice.

Man faces sentencing in killing of Memphis police officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:50am

A man convicted of fatally shooting a Memphis, Tennessee, police officer during a raid of his home is set to be sentenced.

Police: 2 Miami officers wounded in 'ambush-style' shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:40am

Two Miami-Dade County police officers have been wounded in what authorities called "an ambush-style" shooting.

Fight between Florida governor, prosecutor back in court

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:14am

The fight over whether Florida's governor can take away an officer-killing case from a prosecutor because she no longer will seek the death penalty in any cases is returning to a courtroom in Orlando.

Multiple violations found days before fatal blaze killed 3

Paul Elias and Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:12am

Building inspectors found multiple fire code violations at a Northern California building just three days before a blaze erupted, killing three of the low-income residents.

Trial scheduled for dad accused of dropping girl off bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:40am

A trial date has been set for a Florida man accused of throwing his young daughter to her death off a Tampa Bay area bridge.

GOP divided over new course after House health care debacle

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 1:52am

Still reeling from last week's House health care debacle, Republicans are pivoting to tax cuts and other issues but remain riven into factions and all over the map about how and when to return to their marquee pledge to eviscerate former President Barack Obama's 2010 overhaul.

Screams alert residents to fire that killed 3 in Oakland

Paul Elias and Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:22pm

Awakened by screams of "fire," Michael Jones bolted out of bed in the pre-dawn darkness Monday at the dilapidated Oakland apartment building he calls home, instinctively pounded on the doors of his elderly neighbors and ushered them to safety — walkers and all.

City leaders defy White House threat on "sanctuary" policies

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:40pm

Ignoring fresh threats from the White House, city leaders across the U.S. are vowing to intensify their fight against President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" despite the financial risks.

Utah woman in Florida for cruise loses foot after being hit by truck

Ben Lockhart and Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:39pm

A Utah woman in Florida preparing to leave on a cruise had her foot severed when she and other members of her family were hit by an alleged drunk driver.