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Idaho teens arrested after police discover hit lists

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:11pm

Two junior high students in Idaho were arrested after police said they brought hit lists to school.

'Black money' scam leads to Providence hotel evacuation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:01pm

Authorities say a "black money" scam led to an evacuation of a Rhode Island waterfront hotel.

Police to release cellphone, surveillance videos of fatal shooting of black man in El Cajon, California

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:01pm

Police to release cellphone, surveillance videos of fatal shooting of black man in El Cajon, California.

Funeral services held for slain Detroit-area siblings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:51pm

The mother of four siblings slain in their suburban Detroit home called them her "babies" at their funeral and said she loved them.

The Latest: Alabama chief justice blames 'radical groups'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:41pm

The Latest on Chief Justice Roy Moore's removal from Alabama Supreme Court bench over gay marriage (all times local):

Police call for cease-fire in dangerous Paintball Gun War

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:41pm

Connecticut police are calling for a cease-fire in a Paintball Gun War before something tragic happens.

Attorney: Gorilla-masked student didn't intimidate activists

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:31pm

An East Tennessee State University student who disrupted an on-campus Black Lives Matter rally while wearing a gorilla mask and carrying around a rope and bananas regrets his actions and was not trying to intimidate anyone, his attorney said.

Man charged with murder in University of Illinois shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:31pm

A Champaign teenager has been charged with murder in a weekend shooting at a party near the University of Illinois campus that killed one and injured three other people.

GOP hopeful not sorry for posts depicting Obamas as monkeys

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:24pm

A Kentucky Republican state House candidate is refusing to apologize for several Facebook posts depicting President Obama and the first lady as monkeys, but the state GOP chairman has condemned the posts and issued his own apology for them.

Prosecutor: Legislators bought marijuana from then-colleague

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:21pm

New Hampshire's attorney general says a Republican former lawmaker charged with trying to lure a 14-year-old girl into a sexual encounter also smoked marijuana in the Statehouse and sold the drug to several other legislators. But the attorney general says there's insufficient evidence to charge them with drug crimes.

US official: Hackers targeted election systems of 20 states

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:15pm

Hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months, a Homeland Security Department official said Friday.

Ex-Christie aide's lawyer paints government witness as liar

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:13pm

The attorney for one of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former aides raised questions Friday about the credibility of the prosecution's key witness during cross-examination in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial.

Man gets 35 years for killing, dismembering ex-wife

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:11pm

A man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for killing his ex-wife earlier this year and dumping her dismembered body in a central Florida state park.

Report: Day care investigated for "smack for a snack" game

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:11pm

Officials in Kentucky are monitoring a day care center after an investigation found that employees required children to be hit before they could get a snack.

Judge won't dismiss Bergdahl case over Sen. McCain comments

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:03pm

A military judge has rejected arguments that Sen. John McCain improperly swayed the prosecution of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with negative comments about the soldier who walked off his post in Afghanistan.

California governor OKs sex crime bill tied to Stanford case

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:02pm

California Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday that he signed two bills that emerged amid national outrage over the six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer who sexually assaulted a woman passed out near a trash bin.

Coast Guard: Number of Cubans caught at sea surges higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:01pm

The Coast Guard says the number of Cubans intercepted at sea while trying to reach U.S. shores has risen even higher amid Washington's increasing contact with Havana.

Clergy prays for healing in city where cop killed black man

Julie Watson and Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:54pm

Ministers led dozens of people in a prayer for unity, healing and peace Friday in a San Diego suburb following days of angry and sometimes violent protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man.

Man convicted of stabbing dad to death, strangling grandma

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:41pm

A Pennsylvania man charged with killing his father and grandmother has been convicted of murder and other charges.