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Palin's son moves to court program after assaulting father

Mark Thiessen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:48pm

Track Palin has formally entered into a diversion court program after assaulting his father so severely that it left him bleeding from the head.

Prosecutors: 5 charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash of SUV fleeing Border Patrol, deputies in South Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:43pm

Prosecutors: 5 charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash of SUV fleeing Border Patrol, deputies in South Texas.

Attorney faults parole process for MOVE members still jailed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:38pm

A defense attorney for three members of the group MOVE says he's confused why one was paroled and two others were denied despite having similar records and recommendations for release from new Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner's office.

Documents detail journey of woman accused of slaying husband

Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:38pm

Newly released documents track the day-to-day movements of a Minnesota woman who is accused of killing her husband and a woman she later met in Florida.

North Carolina patrol: 2 injured in helicopter accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:37pm

Authorities say two people were injured in a helicopter accident at a North Carolina Highway Patrol facility.

Sens. McCain, Coons urge Trump to withdraw migration nominee

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:37pm

Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons called on President Donald Trump's administration Tuesday to withdraw its nominee for a key State Department position over his "lack of empathy" for immigrants. It comes as the president faces mushrooming outrage over treatment of migrant families at the border.

The Latest: Body of swimmer found at Newton Dam reservoir

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:37pm

The Latest on a missing swimmer at northern Utah's Newton Dam (all times local):

Report: Missouri creek contamination may raise cancer risks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:37pm

A federal report says people who lived near or played in a contaminated St. Louis-area creek from the 1960s to the 1990s may have increased risk of developing cancer.

Georgia officer arrested, charged with assaulting woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:35pm

A Georgia police officer is charged with assaulting a woman while he was off duty.

The Latest: Delaware refuses Guard deployment to US border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:32pm

The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local):

'Don't leave me, Mom': Detainee tells of separation from son

Gene Johnson and Manuel Valdes, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:30pm

The call came at mealtime — an anonymous threat demanding $5,000 or her son's life.

New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border _ but with parents

Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:12pm

Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the Trump administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with the focus shifting on a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted — but with their parents.

Arizona man sentenced to prison for cyberattack in Wisconsin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:45pm

An Arizona man has been sentenced to 20 months in federal prison for his hacking conviction in a cyberattack three years ago that interrupted communications equipment for emergency workers in Madison, Wisconsin.

Illinois candidate apologies for decade-old blackface photo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:45pm

A candidate for the Illinois Senate has apologized for a decade-old photo from a Halloween party that depicts him dressed in blackface as a rapper.

Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine

Kathleen Foody and P. Solomon Banda, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:44pm

Some American parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as U.S. regulators near a decision on whether to approve the first drug derived from the marijuana plant.

Man arrested at airport with 7-inch blade in shoe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:44pm

Authorities arrested a man at Boise Airport after TSA officers found a 7-inch blade concealed in his shoe.

Lawmakers barred from child migrant facility in Florida

Joshua Replogle and Ben Fox, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:40pm

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson accused the Trump administration of a "cover-up" after officials denied him entry Tuesday to a detention center for migrant children in South Florida where he had hoped to survey living conditions.

AP sources: Trump Jr cancels appearance at Bush fundraiser

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:37pm

A dispute between two political families escalated Tuesday as Donald Trump Jr. canceled plans to raise money for the eldest son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

Corruption retrial begins for ex-New York Senate leader, son

Stephen R. Groves, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:26pm

Ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son returned to a Manhattan courtroom Tuesday for the start of their retrial on corruption charges.

New online toolbox to help keep kids safe in disasters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:13pm

A new set of online tools is designed to help families and communities keep children safe in disasters.