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New York penthouse sells for $238M, setting US record

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 11:03pm

A billionaire hedge fund founder has purchased a penthouse in New York for roughly $238 million.

Nervous neighbors await information about 4 Nevada killings

Michelle L. Price and Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 10:59pm

Nervous neighbors were burning lights at night in a northern Nevada community where Connie Koontz and Sophia Renken were killed this month in slayings that authorities blame on a 19-year-old from El Salvador said to be in the U.S. illegally.

Trump's shutdown gift to Pelosi: a unified Democratic caucus

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 10:49pm

President Donald Trump has done something remarkable in the government shutdown: He's unified the diverse new House Democratic majority firmly behind Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Trump, GOP embrace amid political fallout from shutdown

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 10:43pm

As President Donald Trump's approval rating falls, the Republican Party is grasping him ever tighter.

Police: Former prison guard trainee kills 5 in Florida bank

Terry Spencer and David Fischer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 9:39pm

A former prison guard trainee who recently moved to Florida from Indiana killed five people during a standoff at a small town bank before surrendering to a SWAT team that stormed the building, police said.

After standoff with Pelosi, Trump says he will give State of the Union 'when the Shutdown is over'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 9:22pm

After standoff with Pelosi, Trump says he will give State of the Union 'when the Shutdown is over'

Packard pedestrian bridge collapses onto Detroit boulevard

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 9:21pm

A pedestrian bridge that once was part of a Packard auto assembly plant has collapsed, leaving a pile of rubble on a Detroit boulevard.

Suspect wanted in fatal Illinois mall shooting arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 7:21pm

A man wanted in connection with the shooting death of an 18-year-old at a suburban Chicago mall has been taken into custody.

Former Georgia Congressman Jack Brinkley dies at 88

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 7:16pm

A former Georgia congressman has died at a hospital in Columbus.

Former Georgia Congressman Jack Brinkley dies at 88

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 7:14pm

Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Jack Brinkley, a strong supporter in developing a highway in Georgia and improving training at Fort Benning, has died. He was 88.

The Latest: Man arrested at bank was a trainee prison guard

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 7:13pm

The Latest on the shooting inside a Florida bank that killed five people (all times local):

Autopsy: Man's death after encounter with police a homicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 6:51pm

An autopsy has concluded that the death of a man apprehended by police in Mississippi's largest city was a homicide, a coroner said Wednesday.

State prisoner charged in Indianapolis shooting deaths of 4

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 6:13pm

Prosecutors have charged a state prisoner with four counts of murder in connection with the shooting deaths of four people inside an Indianapolis home nearly four years ago.

Ken Starr urges trust in system for probing presidents

Mary Hudetz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 6:09pm

Former independent counsel Kenneth Starr, who spearheaded the 1990s investigation into President Bill Clinton, urged public trust in the checks and balances established for holding presidential administrations accountable, saying Wednesday that the system remains widely underappreciated.

The Latest: Jackson Lee leaves black caucus foundation post

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 6:04pm

The Latest on Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas (all times local):

US says it won't recognize Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's order to expel American diplomats

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 5:55pm

US says it won't recognize Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's order to expel American diplomats.

Man driving when Missouri boy was fatally shot gets 15 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 5:18pm

A man who was driving a vehicle when a passenger started shooting at a Missouri home, killing a sleeping 3-year-old boy, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

3 men charged with conspiracy to make 'swatting' calls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 4:59pm

Three men have been charged with conspiracy to help a Los Angeles man make phony emergency "swatting" calls around the nation in hopes of sending police to the scene or forcing building evacuations.

Iranian TV anchor held as witness is released from US jail

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 4:56pm

A prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television who was held in the U.S. as a material witness was released from jail Wednesday evening.

Iranian television anchorwoman Marzieh Hashemi, who was held as material witness in US case, has been released from jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 4:49pm

Iranian television anchorwoman Marzieh Hashemi, who was held as material witness in US case, has been released from jail.