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Supreme Court orders new hearing for black Texas inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:28am

The Supreme Court has ordered a new court hearing for a black Texas prison inmate who claims improper testimony about his race tainted his death sentence.

Search continues for skier missing near Jackson Hole resort

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:28am

A skier is missing in Grand Teton National Park after leaving the boundaries of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort earlier this week.

Florida may make it easier to sue doctors over abortions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:28am

Women who have had abortions could sue doctors under a bill now moving through the Florida House.

Powerball jackpot tops $400 million for 1st time in months

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:17am

The Powerball jackpot has climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months.

4 federal prisoners hurt in van crash in Maryland

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:17am

Maryland State Police say four federal prisoners were taken to a hospital after the van in which they were riding was involved in a three-vehicle pileup near Frederick.

Family of sailor lost on sunken freighter settles suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:17am

Another family of a sailor who died on a cargo ship that sank after losing propulsion while traveling through a hurricane has settled their legal claim against the vessel's owner.

Documents: After shooting, Roof went toward 2nd black church

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:08am

The man convicted of killing nine worshippers during Bible study at a black church drove toward a second black church after the shootings, according to South Carolina prosecutors who oversaw the federal case against him.

Ohio court will hear debate on autopsies of 8 family members

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:47am

The Ohio Supreme Court says it will hear a dispute over releasing copies of final autopsy reports in the unsolved slayings of eight family members.

Victim of double shooting in Casper dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:47am

Authorities say a man who was critically injured in a shooting at a residence in the northern part of Casper has died.

Man gets 7 years for in connection to shooting of girl, 10

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:47am

An Idaho man involved in a shooting that injured a 10-year-old girl struck by a stray bullet has been sentenced to at least seven years in prison.

Second man arrested in fatal shooting of Rutgers student

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:40am

A second man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Rutgers University student last year.

Trump lays out tougher approach to illegal immigration

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:33am

Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House.

Thousands flee, freeway shut in flooding near San Francisco

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:33am

Rising floodwaters sent at least 14,000 residents fleeing inundated homes in San Jose, California, and forced the shutdown of a major freeway Wednesday.

Death in Mississippi: Suspect arrested in slaying of family

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:14am

Authorities have charged one person in the shooting deaths of a 5-year-old boy and his mother, grandmother and aunt at their home in eastern Mississippi.

Father and son die after their vehicles collide in Alabama

Madeline Holcombe, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:14am

A father and son in Alabama were killed when they crashed into each other in a head-on collision.

Caretaker filmed performing sexual dance on 100-year-old man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:05am

Police say a caretaker was filmed performing a sexually provocative dance on a 100-year-old resident at an Ohio assisted living home and has been charged with gross sexual imposition.

APNewsBreak: College Board to boost SAT security globally

Joe Mandak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:50am

The firm that owns the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years.

Woman visiting husband's grave dies after cemetery crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:33am

A Pennsylvania woman visiting her husband's grave died after she had an asthma attack that caused her to crash her car in the cemetery.

Trail reopens after authorities say nails purposely placed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:27am

Authorities have reopened a popular North Carolina park closed after a runner impaled his foot on a nail that they believed was purposely placed.

Wrongfully imprisoned man could get $1.55M from Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:44am

A man who spent more than three decades in prison for a crime he didn't commit could be getting $1.55 million from the state of Virginia.