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Court upholds dismissal of indictment in couple's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:03am

The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a murder indictment against a man accused of killing a couple who believed they were meeting him to buy a replica of a 1966 Mustang convertible.

Georgia county's experience shows perils of ransomware

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:26am

On the first Saturday in March, computer screens at the 911 dispatch center in this small town went dark.

California tribe regains island it calls center of universe

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:18am

more than 200 acres in what was the historic village of Etpidolh. No money was exchanged.

More than 6,000 pounds of frozen meat sold at Walmart is recalled

Scottie Andrew, CNN  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:08am

More than 6,400 pounds of a Walmart brand's frozen meat have been recalled for possible salmonella contamination.

Search fails to turn up missing 3-year-old Alabama girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:42am

Another search has failed to turn up signs of a 3-year-old Alabama girl who's been missing more than a week.

Companies reach $260 million deal to settle opioids lawsuit

Julie Carr Smyth and Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:40am

The nation's three dominant drug distributors and a big drugmaker have reached a $260 million deal to settle a lawsuit related to the opioid crisis just as the first federal trial over the crisis was due to begin Monday.

Lawyer confirms to AP that a group of drugmakers and distributors has reached a tentative deal to settle opioid lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:26am

Lawyer confirms to AP that a group of drugmakers and distributors has reached a tentative deal to settle opioid lawsuit.

US Coast Guard suspends search for pilot in Gulf of Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:27am

The U.S. Coast Guard has called off a search in the Gulf of Mexico for a pilot who flew a small aircraft hundreds of miles beyond its intended destination in Louisiana.

Replacement unveiled for Delaware's stolen lynching memorial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:18am

A new memorial plaque has been erected in Delaware to mark the 1903 mob lynching of a black man accused of raping and killing a white woman.

AP Interview: Montenegro PM: Wrapping up Brexit is positive

Predrag Milic, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 2:34am

The prime minister of Montenegro, a small Balkan nation that is the next in line to join the European Union, has expressed hope that once Brexit is finalized, the EU's enlargement policy would regain importance.

BLM whistleblower reinstated in Nevada grazing dispute

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 11:21pm

A longtime government range specialist who claimed he was fired in retaliation for repeatedly reporting illegal livestock grazing on federal land in eastern Nevada has been reinstated as part of a settlement of his whistleblower complaint against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

Mulvaney getting second-guessed over his defense of Trump

Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:40pm

For Mick Mulvaney, the hits just keep on coming.

Indiana's top lawyer faces hearing on groping allegations

Tom Davies, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:23pm

Indiana's attorney general faces a hearing over whether allegations that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar amounted to professional misconduct.

The Latest: Storms cause heavy damage at Dallas Home Depot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:10pm

The Latest on severe weather that struck portions of the central and southern U.S. (all times local):

Tornado rips through Dallas; 1 dead in Arkansas amid storms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:39pm

Crews searched Monday through the rubble of homes and businesses torn apart by a tornado that ripped through the Dallas area the night before, and one person was killed by a falling tree in Arkansas as the storms moved to the northeast.

Mulvaney's missteps draw scrutiny from Trump allies

Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:33pm

For Mick Mulvaney, the hits just keep on coming.

Pelosi leads congressional delegation in Afghanistan visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:57pm

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has led a congressional delegation on a visit to Afghanistan.

Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens join Country Music Hall of Fame

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:22pm

Best-selling country duo of all time Brooks & Dunn, comedian and singer Ray Stevens and record executive Jerry Bradley have been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in a star-filled ceremony.

Search for small plane missing near North Carolina airport

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 6:46pm

A search for a small plane continues in a densely forested state park near Raleigh-Durham International Airport, where air traffic controllers lost contact with the aircraft as it prepared to land.