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New Jersey prosecutor: No charges in sexual assault case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 3:51pm

A New Jersey prosecutor's office says it won't charge a former state official accused of sexual assault by another worker in Gov. Phil Murphy's administration, citing "a lack of credible evidence."

Idaho teacher charged with child rape pleads not guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 3:34pm

An eastern Idaho teacher has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of sexually abusing a first-grade boy ten years ago.

The Latest: Request for help delays Denver teachers' strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 3:29pm

The Latest on a planned strike by Denver teachers (all times local):

Ex-NYPD official: Trump got star treatment from gun bureau

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 3:18pm

A disgraced former commander in the New York Police Department's gun licensing bureau says President Donald Trump and his eldest son were among celebrities and donors who got licenses without proper credentials.

Republican Party to express 'undivided support' for Trump

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 3:15pm

The Republican Party's governing body is set to offer its "undivided support" for Donald Trump and his "effective presidency," lending its backing to the president and his re-election campaign.

Teacher's aide sentenced for striking handicapped girl, 12

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 3:04pm

A teacher's aide in North Carolina has been given a 10-day jail sentence and a year's probation after being found guilty of using corporal punishment on a handicapped child.

Police: 5 fatally shot inside Florida bank, suspect arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 3:01pm

A gunman who opened fire inside a Florida bank Wednesday afternoon killed five people before surrendering to SWAT negotiators, police said.

Indiana man pleads guilty in girlfriend's death in Minnesota

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 2:55pm

An Indiana man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing his girlfriend whose wrapped and bound body was found in a shallow grave in northern Minnesota last year.

Police: 5 fatally shot inside Florida bank, suspect in custody after SWAT negotiation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 2:50pm

Police: 5 fatally shot inside Florida bank, suspect in custody after SWAT negotiation.

Michigan parents die from carbon monoxide; baby survives

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 2:27pm

Two people running a generator and kerosene heater in a Michigan house without power died from exposure to carbon monoxide, but their 5-month-old son survived, police said Wednesday.

Man charged with murder in Provo officer's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 2:20pm

A Utah man accused of fatally shooting a Provo police officer has been charged with aggravated murder by prosecutors who say he had told friends he was willing to get in a shootout with police to avoid returning to prison.

The Latest: Cohen may be brought from prison to testify

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 2:19pm

The Latest on the decision by President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, to postpone his public testimony to Congress (all times local):

Alaska man, son sentenced in bear killings case

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 2:18pm

A judge in Alaska has ordered jail time for a man who skied with his son to a bear den, where they killed a mother bear and her two cubs, unaware that a research camera was recording them.

2 bills restricting abortion proposed by Utah lawmakers

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 2:09pm

Republican lawmakers in Utah have proposed two bills to restrict abortions, including a ban on the procedure after 15 weeks that would be among the strictest laws in the nation.

AP-NORC poll: Shutdown drags Trump approval to yearlong low

Steve Peoples and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 2:08pm

A strong majority of Americans blame President Donald Trump for the record-long government shutdown and reject his primary rationale for a border wall, according to a new poll that shows the turmoil in Washington is dragging his approval rating to its lowest level in more than a year.

AP-NORC poll: Majority of Americans blame Trump for shutdown as his approval hits lowest level in more than a year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 2:07pm

AP-NORC poll: Majority of Americans blame Trump for shutdown as his approval hits lowest level in more than a year.

Coroner: Child killer's son hangs himself in state prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 1:58pm

Officials say the son of a notorious child killer hanged himself in a California prison at age 32.

Doctor reprimanded for removing wrong man's kidney

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 1:54pm

A Massachusetts doctor who removed a kidney from the wrong patient has received a reprimand from the state.

Russia presents info on missile US says violates pact

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 1:44pm

The Russian military on Wednesday rolled out a new missile and released its specifications, seeking to dispel the U.S. claim that the weapon violates a key nuclear arms pact.