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Texas woman charged with capital murder in death of son, 8

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:17pm

A Texas woman has been charged with capital murder in the death of her son after a relative told police the mother said demons told her to kill the 8-year-old.

Sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be escorted to Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:14pm

A motorcade will escort the remains of a sailor who died during the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor from Denver to the burial site in Wyoming.

Virginia Beach considers independent shooting investigation

Ben Finley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:09pm

The city of Virginia Beach may soon commission an independent investigation into the mass shooting that claimed 12 lives last month, but the findings might not come out quickly enough for some victims' families and state lawmakers.

AP Exclusive: Imprisoned supercop's escape from Venezuela

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:56am

As the last rays of sunlight faded into the Caribbean Sea, political fugitive Iván Simonovis was speeding toward an island rendezvous with freedom.

Wrongfully convicted man is killed 13 years after release

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:56am

A Mississippi man who spent nearly 12 years imprisoned for a wrongful conviction has been fatally shot, 13 years after his release.

'Baby Trump' blimp now a world traveler, rallying point

Kevin Freking and Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:48am

He was born in a London pub and now his clones are floating all over the U.S. — quite literally.

First lady's spokeswoman to be White House press secretary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:40am

Melania Trump announced Tuesday that Stephanie Grisham, her longtime spokeswoman and confidante, will succeed Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary.

National Weather Service confirms rare West Virginia tornado

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:38am

The National Weather Service says storm-related damage indicates that a rare tornado touched down in West Virginia.

Utah man broke into ex-wife's home, stabbed man, police say

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:34am

A Utah man has been charged with attempted murder after police say he broke into his ex-wife's home and stabbed a man more than 20 times.

Expelled student facing more rape charges remains jailed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:32am

A man who was allowed to remain enrolled at Marshall University despite being accused of raping a student will stay in jail after being expelled amid new sexual assault charges.

Teacher who stopped student shooter honored as Carnegie Hero

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:22am

A high school teacher who subdued a gun-wielding student as he opened fire in the school cafeteria is one of 18 people being honored with Carnegie Medals for heroism.

The Latest: Acting head of border agency steps down

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:14am

The Latest on the fallout over the discovery of children found in filthy conditions at a Border Patrol station near El Paso (all times local):

Execution date set for Missouri inmate with rare condition

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:13am

A Missouri death row inmate who has received last-minute reprieves twice before over concerns about a rare medical condition is now scheduled to die in October.

Sheriff: Mom abused her children, boiled puppies to death

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:09am

A New Mexico woman is facing charges she beat and tortured her children and forced them to watch her kill their pets.

Carter Center fundraiser to auction off big ticket items

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:04am

A guitar signed by the Rolling Stones, vacations to Hawaii, France and Martha's Vineyard and signed photographs of five U.S. presidents are among the items former President Jimmy Carter will be auctioning off at his foundation's annual charity benefit.

Acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner says he's stepping down amid outrage over detention conditions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:03am

Acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner says he's stepping down amid outrage over detention conditions.

E-bikes, growing in popularity, befuddle regulators

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:49am

Gordon Goodwin and his wife are rediscovering their passion for bicycling in their senior years thanks to new electric-assist bikes. The electric motors provide a gentle kick, making it easier for them to pedal up hilly roads around Maine's Acadia National Park.

First lady Melania Trump announces spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham will be next White House press secretary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:47am

First lady Melania Trump announces spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham will be next White House press secretary.

Man convicted in road rage attack won't get more jail time

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:44am

A man who was convicted of battery for beating another man who subsequently died of a heart attack during an apparent road rage attack in northeastern Indiana won't get more time in custody.