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Detroit officer critical after shooting; suspect killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:36pm

A Detroit police officer is in critical condition after being shot while responding to a call about a domestic dispute. Police say the suspected gunman was shot and killed.

North Dakota may join states that allow otter trapping

Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:23pm

North Dakota could become the latest state to allow the killing of North American river otters, an animal that was once nearly wiped out in parts of the U.S. by unregulated harvests.

4 dead, including gunman, after shooting at Topeka home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:15pm

Police say four men are dead — including the suspected gunman — after a shooting at a home in Topeka, Kansas, that is part of a private business providing in-home care for people with special needs.

N. Korea missile fears in Japan: 'Whatever will be, will be'

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:58pm

Residents living near U.S. military bases in Japan are facing a fresh reality: Their neighborhoods are on the frontline of North Korea's dispute with America and if Pyongyang were to attack they would have just minutes to shelter from incoming missiles.

14 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:43pm

At least 14 people have been killed by tornadoes or flooding in the South and Midwest by a storm that also dumped a rare late-season blizzard in western Kansas on Sunday.

Congressional negotiators reach deal on government funding through September

Manu Raju and Ted Barrett CNN  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 8:40pm

Bipartisan congressional negotiators reached a critical agreement late Sunday on a massive spending bill that if approved by the House and Senate would fund the government through the end of September.

The Latest: Fire chief struck by car included in death toll

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 8:20pm

The Latest on severe weather in parts of the U.S. (all times local):

Trump adviser to leave the White House.

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 8:05pm

An adviser to President Donald Trump will be leaving the White House

John Legend named 1st recipient of new social justice award

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 7:42pm

John Legend is expected on a Massachusetts college campus this week to receive a social justice award.

Biden tells New Hampshire crowd: 'Guys, I'm not running'

Melanie Plenda, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 7:13pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden insists he is not making another presidential bid in 2020, despite giving a rousing speech to New Hampshire Democrats about restoring dignity to politics and winning back working class voters.

US soldier killed in Iraq during a patrol outside Mosul

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 7:06pm

The Pentagon says an American soldier has died in Iraq after an improvised explosive device detonated during a patrol outside Mosul.

The Latest: Earthquake hits Alaska's Kodiak Island region

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 6:50pm

The Latest on small earthquakes hitting Alaska on Sunday (all times local):

Girlfriend's on-air killing drives anchorman into politics

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 4:52pm

The tipping point for Chris Hurst came last fall while reporting on a shooting at a rail car factory. When the camera turned off, he wept.

Connecticut man faces sentencing for killing hawks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 4:40pm

A second man is facing sentencing for killing federally protected hawks.

2 dead as chartered bus with Texas school athletes crashes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 3:51pm

Texas Department of Public Safety authorities say two people are dead after a head-on crash involving a pickup truck and a chartered bus carrying 34 coaches and athletes from seven El Paso high schools returning home from a regional track meet in Lubbock.

Stolen-car suspects investigated in LA shooting rampage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 3:23pm

Detectives were investigating whether two suspects arrested in a stolen car are connected to a shooting rampage through Los Angeles suburbs that killed one man and left three others wounded after a carjacking, sheriff's officials said Sunday.

Swimmer injured in shark attack at Southern California beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 3:02pm

A shark attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends, tearing away part of her upper thigh off a popular Southern California beach, authorities and witnesses said Sunday.

Small quake rattles inland Southern California

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 2:51pm

A small earthquake has rattled an inland area about 55 miles (87 km) east of Los Angeles.

Utah launches campaign to fight opioid abuse, overdoses

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 2:23pm

Utah pharmacists will start putting red stickers on bottles of opioids that warn patients about the risk of overdose and addiction as part of a new awareness campaign to combat painkiller abuses and deaths.