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Female DJ, music promoter, among warehouse fire victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:02pm

The Oakland warehouse fire took the lives of musicians, artists and others trying to break down barriers with their performances.

Dozens of pronghorn fail to migrate away from Jackson Hole

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:00pm

More than 100 pronghorn elk remain in the area surrounding Jackson Hole despite typical migration patterns.

The Latest: Pelosi decries fast-track effort for Trump pick

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:51am

The Latest on Congress (all times local):

3rd man arrested in death after party at ritzy NYC apartment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:51am

A third person has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a Connecticut man who vanished last month after a party at a luxury New York City apartment.

Feds seek 17 to 21 years for ex-congressman Chaka Fattah

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:51am

Federal prosecutors are seeking a sentence of 17 to 21 years for a former Pennsylvania congressman convicted of racketeering.

After 9 years, Times Square hotel murder case headed to jury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:50am

A nearly decade-old murder case over a prostitute's death in a shabby Times Square hotel was headed toward the jury room Tuesday, after being drawn out by debate over the validity of bite-mark evidence.

1st Cuban migrants land in Florida since Castro's death

Jennifer Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:40am

Thirteen Cuban migrants who arrived early Tuesday in the Florida Keys aboard a homemade boat are the first to land on U.S. soil since Fidel Castro died, U.S. authorities said, adding they're on alert amid an ongoing surge in sea crossings.

Ohio's top court says police dashcam video is public record

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:40am

Video footage from police cruiser dashcams is a public record that, with some exceptions, should be promptly released upon request, the state's highest court ruled Tuesday.

3 in custody in robbery of wife of Missouri governor-elect

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:32am

Three teenagers are in custody in the armed robbery of the wife of Missouri Gov.-Elect Eric Greitens, and the former Navy Seal officer who takes office next month said Tuesday it's a good thing police got to them before he did.

The Latest: LA transit security boosted after subway threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:20am

The Latest on a threat against a Los Angeles subway station (all times local):

Architect's plan would cover Trump's name with pig balloons

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:20am

An architect wants to install four giant pig balloons to cover up the Trump name on the side of the president-elect's Chicago hotel.

Chief defends police investigation in decapitated teen case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:13am

A police chief is defending his department's investigation into the disappearance of a 16-year-old boy whose headless body was found near a river.

DC Council to vote on generous paid leave mandate

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:11am

District of Columbia lawmakers will be voting on whether to force private employers to provide the nation's most generous paid family leave benefits.

Guilty: Father murdered infant son while driving on highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:11am

A man seen fatally beating his 4-month-old son while driving down a highway has been convicted of murder.

Lawmakers push to add Indian education to state curriculum

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:11am

A group of Wyoming lawmakers are pushing for a statewide curriculum on Native American tribes.

Mistakenly sold lottery ticket earns couple $1 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:01am

A mistakenly sold lottery ticket has earned a New Jersey couple $1 million.

The Latest: Special needs child, 7, died at Texas home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:01am

The Latest on seven special-needs teenagers removed from a Texas home after being found in 'deplorable' conditions (all times local):

Wife who killed husband with rat poison in food to be freed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 10:50am

A woman who pleaded guilty to killing her husband by slipping rat poison into his food and drinks will be released from prison next week.

USC student charged with murder in stabbing of professor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 10:50am

Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged a University of Southern California student with murder in the stabbing death of a professor.