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Alabama House to vote on abortion ban next week

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:40pm

Alabama lawmakers next week will debate one of the most stringent abortion restrictions in the nation.

The Latest: Judge suspended without pay after indictment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:39pm

The Latest on charges against a federal judge accused of helping a suspect evade immigration detention (all times local):

The Latest: Ex-officer at sentencing in motorist's death

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

The Latest on the sentencing of a former Florida police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist (all times local):

Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan to speak at Naval Academy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:05pm

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is scheduled to speak at the U.S. Naval Academy's graduation and commissioning ceremony next month.

3 sought in $450K colonoscopy instruments theft at hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:04pm

Police say two men and a woman broke into a Philadelphia-area hospital and stole nearly a half-million dollars' worth of colonoscopy instruments.

Oregon comedian files complaint against US Border Patrol

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 11:57am

A comedian from Portland, Oregon, has filed an administrative complaint against U.S. Customs and Border Protection seeking $250,000 in damages after he was pulled off a bus in Spokane, Washington.

Prosecution rests in former Minneapolis officer's trial

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 11:53am

Prosecutors have rested their case against a former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who approached his squad car, and it appears the former officer will soon testify.

Massachusetts judge charged with helping man evade ICE

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 11:18am

A Massachusetts judge has been indicted on obstruction of justice charges for allegedly helping a man in the country illegally to evade immigration officials.

DA: Man ran prostitution ring out of parents' basement

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 11:13am

Authorities say a Long Island man ran a prostitution ring out of his parents' home, luring women with drugs, locking them in a basement dungeon and making them use a bucket instead of a bathroom.

Texas border mayor charged with trying to rig own election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:57am

Prosecutors say a Texas mayor on the U.S.-Mexico border has been arrested on charges of trying to rig his own 2017 election victory.

SC may use firing squad as alternative death penalty method

Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:55am

South Carolina lawmakers are considering legislation that would add firing squads to the state's existing execution methods.

Harry and Meghan: Newest royal baby could be an American

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:49am

What would the founding fathers think? Almost 250 years after the United States launched a revolution to rid itself of the British royal family, the next royal baby could be an American.

The Latest: Driver in California crash headed to Bible class

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:41am

The Latest on eight people injured in California after a car plows into them (all times local):

Prosecutors: Divorcing Indiana couple left dog to starve

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:39am

Prosecutors say a suburban Indianapolis couple who vacated their home during divorce proceedings left their dog behind to starve to death.

Trump to address Air Force Academy graduation on May 30

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:37am

President Donald Trump will deliver the commencement address at the U.S. Air Force Academy's graduation ceremony next month.

Maine could tweak laws describing governor, justices as 'he'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:31am

Maine's first female governor is backing an effort to change state laws that refer to the governor and state justices as "he," ''him," or "his."

Woman accused of raping child, posting video on social media

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:22am

A Tennessee woman is accused of raping a 4-year-old boy and posting videos of the sex act on social media.

Lawsuit seeks to block Indiana ban on abortion procedure

Tom Davies, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:20am

The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has filed a lawsuit challenging the state's attempt to ban a second-trimester abortion procedure just hours after the governor signed it into law.

Endangered wolf pups born in captivity join dens in the wild

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:10am

Missouri wildlife officials have placed six Mexican wolf pups born in captivity near St. Louis with two packs in the wild, in a new effort to repopulate the critically endangered species.