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Parents charged with murder, arson in death of disabled teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:50am

The parents of a mentally and physically disabled New York teenager have been indicted on murder charges that allege they killed him in the family's New York home before setting it on fire to cover up the crime.

Lawyer: ICE agent shot unarmed Chicago man as he opened door

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:41am

Federal immigration officials say an agent shot and wounded a man after he pointed a gun at agents trying to make an arrest in a Chicago home, but the wounded man's attorney said he was unarmed and targeted for no apparent reason.

South Salt Lake marks start of big downtown master plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:40am

A city near Salt Lake City is starting an ambitious effort to create a master-planned downtown, beginning with a supermarket and residential units near a busy highway and transit crossroads.

Petition would seek reduced sentence for Pamela Smart

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:30am

Advocates for Pamela Smart, who's serving a life sentence for plotting with her teenage lover to kill her husband, say they are planning to file a petition seeking a reduced sentence.

Girl gets cellphone back thanks to quick-thinking deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:20am

A 4-year-old girl has her cellphone back thanks to some quick work by Florida sheriff's deputies.

The Latest: Club operator denies security bypassed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:05am

The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local):

Caldwell man gets 40 years for child porn, sex abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:54am

A Caldwell man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for making child pornography and sexually abusing a minor.

Rattlesnake bites Florida boy who mistook it for a toy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:40am

Authorities say a 5-year-old Florida boy is recovering after being bitten by a rattlesnake that he mistook for a toy.

Judge considering plan on fix for 18,000 Flint water lines

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:40am

A judge is holding a hearing on a plan to replace water lines at 18,000 homes in Flint, Michigan, where lead poisoned the water system.

Man accused of killing ex-roommate who stopped in to say bye

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:20am

A Florida man is accused of fatally stabbing his roommate when she stopped by his home on Saturday morning to say goodbye before moving back to Pennsylvania where she grew up, according to sheriff's investigators.

Police: Man dead after shots fired during theft call

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:20am

Authorities in Maryland say a man is dead after shots were fired as an officer investigated a theft call.

Man killed, deputy shot in gunfire exchange after car chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:12am

Authorities in Mississippi say a man was fatally shot after fleeing a traffic stop and leading officers on a high-speed chase that resulted in gunfire that also wounded a deputy.

2 deputies lose jobs after school worker shot with stun gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:10am

Officials say two school resource deputies in Florida have lost their jobs for trying to cover up the accidental shooting of a school employee with a stun gun.

Philadelphia doctor accused of hacking female classmates

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:10am

New Jersey prosecutors have accused a Philadelphia doctor of hacking into the emails, cellphones and social media accounts of several women who were high school classmates.

Immigrant's bid to avoid deportation comes to Supreme Court

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:53am

The Supreme Court is taking up the case of a longtime U.S. resident who is facing deportation to South Korea after pleading guilty to a drug crime based on his lawyer's bad advice.

Man faces sentencing in killing of Memphis police officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:50am

A man convicted of fatally shooting a Memphis, Tennessee, police officer during a raid of his home is set to be sentenced.

Police: 2 Miami officers wounded in 'ambush-style' shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:40am

Two Miami-Dade County police officers have been wounded in what authorities called "an ambush-style" shooting.

Fight between Florida governor, prosecutor back in court

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:14am

The fight over whether Florida's governor can take away an officer-killing case from a prosecutor because she no longer will seek the death penalty in any cases is returning to a courtroom in Orlando.

Multiple violations found days before fatal blaze killed 3

Paul Elias and Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:12am

Building inspectors found multiple fire code violations at a Northern California building just three days before a blaze erupted, killing three of the low-income residents.

Trial scheduled for dad accused of dropping girl off bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:40am

A trial date has been set for a Florida man accused of throwing his young daughter to her death off a Tampa Bay area bridge.