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The Latest: Police give ages of 4 found dead in Nevada home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 5:50pm

The Latest on the apparent shooting deaths of four people found dead in a burning home in the Las Vegas-area city of Henderson (all times local):

Officials call off cougar hunt after hiker's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:46pm

Authorities in Oregon are ending a cougar hunt that was prompted by the fatal mauling of a hiker by one of the large cats earlier this month.

Senate Judiciary chair: No agreement yet with Kavanaugh accuser on testifying; Monday vote planned unless deal reached

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:42pm

Senate Judiciary chair: No agreement yet with Kavanaugh accuser on testifying; Monday vote planned unless deal reached.

Myanmar refugees evacuated from squalid Omaha apartments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:13pm

About 500 refugees have been relocated from a Nebraska apartment complex after units were deemed unlivable.

Shame, fear: Survivors explain not reporting sexual assaults

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:05pm

Shame. Guilt. Embarrassment. Denial. Disgust.

Woman given 74 years for blaze that killed 2 firefighters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:53pm

A 46-year-old woman who set a fire that resulted in the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters has been sentenced to 74 years in prison.

Navy Times: Navy SEAL detained in ISIS death probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:49pm

A Navy SEAL is being held in a military brig while authorities investigate the stabbing death of an Islamic State combatant while he was subdued in Iraq last year.

Funerals held for 2 women allegedly killed by border agent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:47pm

Friends and family gathered for funerals in Laredo, Texas, for two of the women authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent who has been described as a serial killer.

Uber rider jumps from car; driver charged with kidnapping

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:47pm

Authorities say a Florida woman jumped from a moving Uber car after the driver refused to let her out.

No charges against officer in West Valley police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:38pm

The Salt Lake County District Attorney won't file charges against a police officer who fatally shot a 20-year-old man killed as he pulled a screwdriver from his pocket after police told him to put his hands up.

Fugitive accused of threatening Trump arrested in Ohio

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:35pm

The U.S. Marshals Service says a Pennsylvania man accused of threatening President Donald Trump and law enforcement officials has been arrested in Ohio.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to be deposed in census case

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:34pm

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross's intent and credibility are so central to how a citizenship question landed on the 2020 census that he can be questioned under oath about it, a judge said Friday, calling the government's spirited opposition to a deposition "surprising, if not unsettling."

West Virginia chief justice wants impeachment delayed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:17pm

The West Virginia Supreme Court's chief justice is asking the court to delay impeachment proceedings against her by the state Senate.

Immigration judges say new quotas undermine independence

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:07pm

The nation's immigration court judges are anxious and stressed by a quota system implemented by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that pushes them to close 700 cases per year as a way to get rid of an immense backlog, the head of the judges' union said Friday.

Alaska man tied to girl's death pleads not guilty

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:03pm

An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl's death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case.

AP sources: Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

Michael Balsamo and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:01pm

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump last year amid law enforcement concerns about chaos in the White House, according to people familiar with exchanges at the time. But one person who was present said Rosenstein was just being sarcastic.

Slain Texas police officer remembered as devoted family man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 2:46pm

An undercover Fort Worth police officer fatally shot while pursuing robbery suspects has been remembered as a devoted family man and colleague.

Sheriff: Boy found naked, chained in Alabama home; 3 charged

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 2:45pm

A 13-year-old boy was found naked and chained at an Alabama home and three of his relatives have been arrested on child abuse charges, authorities said Friday.

Lawmaker accused of underage relationship with ex-student

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 2:41pm

A former Idaho high school student of embattled Washington lawmaker Rep. Matt Manweller says she had a sexual relationship with him in the 1990s, when she was 17 and he was 27.