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Supreme Court rules for Texas redistricting plans

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:13am

The Supreme Court is upholding Texas' use of electoral districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.

The Latest: Would-be Olympian charged in death of cyclist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:04am

The Latest on a hit-and-run crash that killed a Florida father on bike ride with his young sons (all times local):

West Jordan police investigate possible abduction attempt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:04am

Police in West Jordan are investigating a possible abduction attempt of an 8-year-old girl.

2 workers killed by falling countertop slabs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:03am

Two workers have been killed by 800-pound (363-kilogram) slabs of countertop material that fell on them while being unloaded from a trailer in New York.

Arrest made in hit-and-run death of dad on family bike ride

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:00am

Police in Florida say a motorist "purposely drove off the road," cutting across traffic and over a grass easement, to kill a father on a bike ride with his two young sons.

Northern California wildfires prompt evacuations, burn homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:54am

Hundreds of Northern California homes and businesses were threatened Monday after wind-driven wildfires broke out over the weekend, forcing thousands of residents to flee their homes throughout rural regions north of San Francisco.

Activists against immigration policies to protest in Nevada

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:50am

The Latest on separation of immigrant children from their parents (all times local):

The Latest: Autopsy: Black man shot multiple times by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:49am

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police (all times local):

California retirement home shooting wounds 3, suspect caught

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:49am

Two firefighters and another person were wounded Monday after a shooting at a Southern California retirement home and a suspect who was believed to be a resident was in custody, officials said.

Accused cop killers to be offered life sentence in plea deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:42am

The family of a Philadelphia police officer killed during a 2015 robbery of a video game store says prosecutors contacted to say they had negotiated a plea deal with two brothers charged in his killing.

Lawsuit: Police chief imposed mandatory religious counseling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:38am

A federal lawsuit claims a Louisiana city's elected police chief imposed his religious beliefs on officers and reprimanded them for missing mandatory religious counseling sessions.

Funeral to be held for Pennsylvania teen killed by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:26am

Funeral services are being held Monday for a black teenager shot and killed by a white police officer when he fled a traffic stop in Pennsylvania last week.

Supreme Court won't hear North Carolina districting dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:24am

The Supreme Court is choosing not to take on a new case on partisan redistricting for now. Instead, the justices are sending a dispute over North Carolina's heavily Republican congressional districting map back to a lower court for more work.

ISP: McCall woman dies after crashing into store

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:23am

Idaho State Police are investigating after they say a woman died while drifting across her lane and driving into a McCall store.

Officials: 2 firefighters and another person wounded in shooting at California retirement home, suspect in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:20am

Officials: 2 firefighters and another person wounded in shooting at California retirement home, suspect in custody.

Colleague cracks Sen. McCaskill's rib with Heimlich maneuver

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:16am

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin has cracked a rib of U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill while performing the Heimlich maneuver on the fellow Democrat when she began choking.

Texas group says it takes in 30 parents separated from kids

Colleen Long, Will Weissert and John L. Mone, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:04am

A Texas charitable organization is saying 32 immigrant parents separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were freed into its care, but they don't know where their kids are or when they might see them again despite government assurances that family reunification would be well organized.

Donations, volunteering surge at border asylum-seeker center

Manuel Valdes, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:02am

One by one, around Father's Day, the surge of Amazon boxes containing shirts, pants, underwear and many other items began arriving at an asylum-seeker rest center in the border town of McAllen, Texas.

Fast-moving wildfire damages homes in north Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:55am

A fast-moving wildfire damaged or destroyed dozens of homes in a Florida county.

Supreme Court declines to hear 'Making a Murderer' case

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:42am

The Supreme Court said Monday it won't weigh in on the case of a teenager convicted of rape and murder whose story was documented in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer."