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Relatives: Women killed in Texas more than troubles endured

Susan Montoya Bryan and Matt Sedensky, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 11:14pm

Janelle Ortiz dreamed of becoming famous. Melissa Ramirez imagined a day when the street wasn't home and drugs not her preoccupation. Claudine Luera just ached to see her children do better than she had.

Report: One-third of households struggle to pay energy bills

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:40pm

Nearly a third of U.S. households have trouble paying their energy bills, and the problem mainly impacts racial minorities, according to a report released Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration.

Prosecutors to present more evidence in Chicago cop's trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:23pm

Prosecutors will continue to present evidence in the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke who is charged in the 2014 shooting death of Laquan McDonald.

GOP says time running out for Kavanaugh accuser to talk

Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:19pm

Republicans are warning that time is running out for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers, even as President Donald Trump called the woman's allegation hard to believe in one of the GOP's sharpest attacks on her credibility.

North Korea's offer of concessions comes with a catch for US

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:17pm

A better-than-expected outcome of the summit between the two Koreas immediately kick-started stalled negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang, boosting President Donald Trump's high-stakes push to get the North to give up its nuclear weapons by the end of his first term in office.

Family of woman killed in Las Vegas shooting starts college fund for other victims' families

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:13pm

After their daughter died in the Las Vegas shooting, Chris and Debbie Davis, along with their other daughter Mynda Smith, wanted to help other youths who were affected by the massacre get to college.

Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly net noncriminals

Matt Sedensky, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:09pm

A daughter who never returned home, a son gunned down point-blank, a mom who was brutally attacked — all deaths at the hands of immigrants in the country illegally, all gripping stories the White House has been eager to share.

The Latest: Council member calls women's deaths a hate crime

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:23pm

The Latest on the deaths of four women who authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent (all times local):

Ex-aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces sentencing for corruption

Larry Neumeister and David Klepper, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:07pm

A judge is set to decide whether a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo receives leniency or a long prison sentence for his conviction on federal bribery and fraud charges.

Official: Man shoots at ex, kills parents in Pennsylvania

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:39pm

Authorities are searching for a man who they say shot at his ex-wife and then killed his parents at a retirement center Wednesday in Pennsylvania.

Border Patrol agents find 193 immigrants in southern Arizona

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 6:31pm

For the third time in a month, Border Patrol agents have found a large group of immigrants in a remote desert area of southern Arizona.

Ryan Coogler to produce LeBron James' 'Space Jam 2'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:45pm

"Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James and the "Space Jam 2" team.

Vegas shooting videos show hotel guests, arrest of bystander

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:17pm

Police in Las Vegas have released more body-worn camera video of officers responding to the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history nearly a year ago.

Judge sets Dec. 18 sentencing for Michael Flynn

Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:11pm

After months of delay, former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn now has a sentencing date.

The Latest: Bodies of women trapped in flooded van recovered

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:06pm

The Latest on two women who died in South Carolina floodwaters (all times local):

Oklahoma board denies commutation in domestic violence case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:03pm

Oklahoma's Pardon and Parole Board has denied a request to commute the 30-year prison sentence of a woman convicted of failing to report the abuse of her children by her boyfriend, who received only two years behind bars for the abuse.

1 injured after DEA plane crashes in suburban Houston

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:57pm

Authorities say a small plane operated by the Drug Enforcement Administration crashed on a street in suburban Houston, hitting two vehicles and injuring one person.

The Latest: Official: More possible victims of doctor found

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:47pm

The Latest on a California surgeon and his girlfriend charged with drugging and raping women (all times local):

Idaho governor appoints John Judge as district judge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:27pm

Idaho Gov. C. L. "Butch" Otter has appointed a magistrate from Moscow, Idaho to the Second Judicial District judgeship.