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Plea deal for serial online harasser fits lenient pattern

Michael Kunzelman, Maryclaire Dale and Colleen Slevin, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 11:09pm

Only hours before women marched through many U.S. cities in January, Christopher Cleary set off a manhunt when he posted a Facebook message threatening to kill "as many girls as I see" in retaliation for years of romantic rejection.

SEAL's lawyer wants prosecutor, judge booted off murder case

Brian Melley and Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 11:09pm

A lawyer for a Navy SEAL accused of murder wants military prosecutors and a judge removed from the case for their roles in snooping on emails sent to the defense team and a journalist in an effort to find the source of news leaks.

Groups oppose plan to kill ravens to save grouse in Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 10:26pm

Environmental advocates in Oregon have criticized a state plan to kill more than 1,000 ravens to help save the greater sage grouse.

Growing number of House Democrats seek action against Trump

Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 10:19pm

More Democrats are calling — and more loudly — for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying.

6-week-old kitten rescued from Cupertino storm drain

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 10:12pm

Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area have rescued a 6-week-old kitten from a storm drain.

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:40pm

U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility.

Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:34pm

A woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally coming to a halt with a large dog hanging out of the shattered windshield.

Mississippi police officer charged in woman's killing

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:11pm

A north Mississippi police officer is charged with murder in the death of a woman that he was romantically involved with.

Man killed in rafting accident on Grand Teton's Snake River

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:10pm

A boat operator was killed in a rafting accident in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.

The Latest: Mississippi officer charged with murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 8:40pm

The Latest on a Mississippi police officer charged with killing a woman (all times local):

Utah man arrested in Oregon in connection with Kaysville attempted murder case

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 21st - 8:38pm

Authorities in Oregon have arrested a Utah man who they say has been on the run since being involved in an April altercation in Kaysville in which he allegedly shot at two people.

3 rescued after plane crashes in Alaska

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 7:53pm

The Coast Guard says a plane has crashed in Alaska's Prince William Sound.

Louisiana: Anti-abortion constitutional language nears OK

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 7:03pm

Louisiana lawmakers took another step Tuesday in efforts to chip away at abortion rights, nearing final passage of a bill that would ask voters to rewrite the state constitution to ensure it offers no protections for the procedure.

AG Barr says nationwide rulings are hampering Trump's agenda

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 7:03pm

Attorney General William Barr is taking on another item from President Donald Trump's agenda, railing against judges who issue rulings blocking nationwide policies.

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill

Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 6:35pm

The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions.

SEAL's lawyer says Navy spied on defense without approval

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 5:54pm

Military prosecutors seeking the source of news leaks in the case of a Navy SEAL accused of murder misled a judge to get permission to track emails sent to defense lawyers and a journalist, an attorney said Tuesday after reviewing newly released investigation documents.

The Latest: $1M bond for man accused of abducting Idaho girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 5:15pm

The Latest on the abduction of a 17-year-old girl from Idaho who has been found in Arizona and the suspect arrested (all times local):

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 4:44pm

The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local):

Avenatti says indictment imminent in Nike extortion case

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 4:35pm

Attorney Michael Avenatti says he expects to be indicted in New York in the coming days following his March arrest on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike.

Witness: Self-help guru was both a coward and bully

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 4:27pm

Self-help guru Keith Raniere was a coward during his arrest last year in Mexico on a U.S. sex-trafficking charge and a bully when dealing with a follower who failed to adhere to his twisted code of ethics, a witness testified Tuesday at Raniere's New York City trial.