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Body of missing woman found in concrete in Nevada desert

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:23am

Las Vegas police say the body of a woman missing for five months has been found encased in concrete in the desert and that a suspect has been arrested.

Man pleads guilty in long-unsolved Michigan killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:14am

One of three people charged in the 2002 killing of a Michigan man whose burned remains weren't identified for more than a decade has pleaded guilty.

Another man is arrested in probe of Giuliani associates

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:10am

A Florida man wanted in a campaign finance case involving associates of Rudy Giuliani is in federal custody after flying Wednesday to Kennedy Airport in New York City to turn himself in, federal authorities said.

Man dead after high-speed police chase in southern Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:08am

Police say a suspect died after a high-speed chase during which shots were fired in southern Idaho on Tuesday, but they declined to release many details.

Florida commission says mental health system needs overhaul

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:04am

The commission investigating last year's Florida high school massacre wants the legislature to overhaul the state's mental health system, requiring better coordination between providers and law enforcement.

Trump says US troops 'largely out' of Syria region

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:49am

President Donald Trump says U.S. troops are "largely out" of a region of Syria where Turkish forces are attacking Kurdish fighters.

Former governor stands by tweet comparing Trump to Hitler

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:43am

Former New Jersey Gov. Christie Whitman says she stands by a tweet she deleted in which she compared President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler.

Pedestrian finds baby alive in bag along Indiana roadway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:38am

Southern Indiana police say an infant found abandoned inside a bag left near a roadway is alive and healthy.

Trump hosts Italy's President Mattarella at the White House

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:34am

President Donald Trump has welcomed Italian President Sergio Mattarella to the White House for talks.

Family of toddler swept away at Tennessee park files lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:29am

The family of a 2-year-old who was washed away by floodwaters at a Tennessee state park has filed a lawsuit against the state.

Former University of Wyoming presidents asks to see records

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:27am

Former University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols has asked a judge to let her see records related to her removal that could be made public.

Dragon Con co-founder fights charge based on artist's photo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:03am

With the filing of yet another criminal charge against a co-founder of Dragon Con, his attorney has renewed his call for a prosecutor to be barred from any matter involving his client.

Chicago Public Schools, mayor announce classes canceled Thursday ahead of expected teachers strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 7:51am

Chicago Public Schools, mayor announce classes canceled Thursday ahead of expected teachers strike.

Census confirms drivers' records request tied to citizenship

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 6:53am

The U.S. Census Bureau is acknowledging that its recent request for state drivers' license records is the result of President Donald Trump's order to use administrative records to compile citizenship data.

Wisconsin jury awards $450,000 in Sandy Hook defamation case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:53am

A jury in Wisconsin has awarded $450,000 to the father of a boy killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting after he filed a defamation lawsuit against conspiracy theorist writers who claimed the massacre never happened.

Death penalty trial begins for NC inmate in prison attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:58am

A death penalty trial has begun for the first of four North Carolina inmates accused of using scissors and hammers from a prison workshop to kill four workers and hurt eight others during a failed escape attempt.

Gazans call on Saudi Arabia to free imprisoned relatives

Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:37am

Several families of Palestinian detainees imprisoned by Saudi Arabia are holding a rare protest in Gaza and are calling on Riyadh to free them.

Georgia man accused of dragging officer with car surrenders

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:14am

A Georgia man accused of dragging a police officer with his car during a traffic stop has surrendered to authorities.

Tensions high as South Sudan faces unity government deadline

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:00am

South Sudan's fragile peace deal is faltering less than a month before the president and armed opposition leader are meant to form a unity government and begin the long recovery from a five-year civil war.