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Body of man missing 5 months found; death blamed on Matthew

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:30pm

The body of a North Carolina man missing since November has been identified by police as a victim of flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew.

Review: Coal terminal would boost global climate-warming gas

Phuong Le, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:26pm

A coal-export terminal proposed in Washington state would increase cancer risks for some residents, make rail accidents more likely and add millions of metric tons of climate-changing greenhouse gas globally every year, according to an environmental study released Friday.

Trump: North Korea 'disrespected' China with missile test

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:26pm

President Donald Trump said Friday that North Korea had "disrespected" China by attempting to launch another ballistic missile.

Grand Canyon: Found body likely teenage boy from Tennessee

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:20pm

The Grand Canyon National Park says a body that was found on Friday is likely of a 14-year-old hiker who went missing nearly two weeks ago while in the bottom of the canyon during a family trip.

Jury finds aggravating factors in 2005 Yuma murder case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:16pm

A jury on Friday found aggravating factors in the case of an Arizona prisoner convicted of killing six people in Yuma in 2005 that could make him eligible for the death penalty.

Police: bounty hunters shot 2 men, one died; charges sought

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:06pm

Police in Tennessee say investigators believe bounty hunters shot two men in a wild incident last weekend that began in a Wal-Mart parking lot, fatally wounding one of them, but that neither was the person they were trying to serve with a warrant.

Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe

Kelly P. Kissel and Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 5:56pm

Arkansas' governor said Friday that he sees no reason for anything beyond a routine review of the state's execution procedures after a condemned inmate lurched and convulsed 20 times during a lethal injection that involved a controversial sedative.

Arkansas girl found dead after mom, great-uncle killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 5:56pm

One of two Arkansas siblings reported missing after their mother's body was discovered in a creek was found dead on Friday, a day after another relative was found dead, and teams are still searching for the other child, investigators said.

First Lady dedicates 'healing' garden at children's hospital

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 5:48pm

Off in the distance, young patients can see the Washington Monument from the hospital's new rooftop "healing" garden, dedicated Friday by first lady Melania Trump as a place children and their families can breathe fresh air, "relax and enjoy in peace."

Venezuela formally notifies the Organization of American States of its intention to leave the regional body

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 5:36pm

Venezuela formally notifies the Organization of American States of its intention to leave the regional body.

Trump says North Korea 'disrespected the wishes of China' with missile test

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 5:36pm

Trump says North Korea 'disrespected the wishes of China' with missile test.

The Latest: Judge orders evidence preserved from execution

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 5:30pm

The Latest on the final execution in Arkansas before the state's supply of a lethal injection drug expires at the end of the month (all times local):

The Latest: Arkansas toddler found dead, 2nd child missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 5:20pm

The Latest on two relatives found dead and missing children in Arkansas (all times local):

Focus turns to senator with doctor guilty of Medicare fraud

Curt Anderson and Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 5:10pm

A prominent Florida eye doctor accused of political corruption was convicted of Medicare fraud Friday, increasing the odds that federal prosecutors could pressure him to testify against New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez.

Phoenix trial date set for NBA players accused of assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 4:52pm

An Aug. 21 trial date has been set for NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris, who allegedly assaulted a man outside a Phoenix recreation center two years ago.

Report faults commissioner's absences amid jail violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 4:52pm

The head of New York City's jail system spent 90 days out of the city last year even amid violence problems at the troubled Rikers Island jail complex, the city Department of Investigation said Friday.

The Latest: Friends say elderly California woman was hero

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 4:50pm

The Latest on the slaying of an 86-year-old California woman (all times local):

Body in concrete-encased container is missing Missouri man's

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 4:50pm

Authorities say a body found in a concrete-encased container in central Missouri is that of a man who went missing from a home for the mentally disabled.

NSA to stop collecting some internet communications

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 4:44pm

The nation's signals intelligence agency said Friday it will no longer collect certain communications moving on the internet simply because they mention a foreign intelligence target, in a move applauded by privacy advocates.

Man arrested in machete attack at university coffee shop

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 4:40pm

A man armed with a machete asked about the political affiliations of people at a university coffee shop Friday morning before injuring two females in central Kentucky, a witness said.