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Man who allegedly hid out in ex's attic faces charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:51am

A man who had allegedly been hiding out in the attic of his ex-girlfriend's Pittsburgh home is facing burglary charges.

Teacher of the Year works with youths in juvenile detention

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:49am

America's 2019 National Teacher of the Year teaches students at a juvenile detention facility in Richmond, Virginia.

Trump makes new threat to send soldiers to US-Mexico border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:47am

President Donald Trump is making a new threat to send armed soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Hate charge: White man drove car at interracial couple

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:10am

A white Louisiana man is charged with a hate crime after allegedly running down an interracial couple.

5 accused in abuse, rape, starvation of Louisiana girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:30am

A little girl in Louisiana allegedly endured years of beatings and rapes before she ended up in a mental health facility in Mississippi and was able to report being abused.

1 president, 2,922 portraits make up Chicago art exhibit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:09am

Rob Pruitt calls it a "monument of a movement." Visitors to the Stony Island Arts Bank in Chicago will see 2,922 portraits of former President Barack Obama.

Ex-mayor in federal pay-to-play scheme faces sentencing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:04am

A former Pennsylvania mayor convicted of exchanging public works contracts for campaign contributions is set to be sentenced as part of a federal pay-to-play investigation that led to raids of two city halls a week apart.

Daycare workers charged over video of toddler scared of doll

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 3:41am

Two Kentucky daycare workers have been charged over an online video that shows one of them scaring a toddler with a doll.

Sheriff: SC man shoots into girlfriend's car, kills her son

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 3:27am

Authorities say a man angry he was locked out of his house after a night out in South Carolina has shot and killed his girlfriend's son.

Video of officers in Alabama hitting woman investigated

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 3:20am

An Alabama police department is investigating a video of an arrest that shows two Tuscaloosa police officers punching and using a baton to hit a woman during a traffic stop.

Woman charged in Maryland wreck that killed 5 kids, 1 man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 1:55am

A Maryland woman has been indicted on charges of vehicular manslaughter and vehicular homicide in a February wreck that killed a man and five children.

8 injured as car deliberately hits pedestrians in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 12:03am

Authorities say eight people have been injured after a motorist appeared to deliberately plow into them in Northern California.

Ex-Florida gov candidate Gillum in hearing on lobbyist gifts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 11:05pm

Former Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum faces an administrative hearing Wednesday over allegations he improperly accepted gifts from lobbyists.

Manson follower Van Houten gets another shot at release

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 11:03pm

Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten is getting another chance at getting out of prison following a years-long saga that has seen a board recommend her parole three separate times.

Prosecutors target officer's report of noise before shooting

Amy Forliti and Jeff Baenen, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 10:59pm

Prosecutors in the case of a Minneapolis police officer who shot an unarmed woman have been hammering away at what could be a key element of Mohamed Noor's defense — that he heard a loud slap against his police SUV that stirred fears of an ambush.

The Latest: San Francisco commission Oks homeless shelter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 10:58pm

The Latest on a proposed homeless shelter in San Francisco's Embarcadero (all times local):

Convicted ringleader in Texas dragging death to be executed

Juan A. Lozano and Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 10:27pm

A man who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history was set to be executed Wednesday for the dragging death of James Byrd Jr. nearly 21 years ago.

Florida House closer to passing felon voting rights bill

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 7:21pm

Legislation that would restore voting rights to convicted felons who complete their sentences except murderers and felony sex offenders moved another step Tuesday toward passage in the Florida House.

Georgia mother pleads guilty to killing husband, 4 children

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 7:20pm

A suburban Atlanta woman has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing her husband and four children and seriously injuring another daughter.

Another Grand Canyon visitor dies in fall from edge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 7:05pm

Another visitor to Grand Canyon National Park has died after falling over the edge of the South Rim, authorities said Tuesday.