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Fed panel: 2 deadly school bus crash drivers unfit for job

Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:00am

A federal panel says drivers in the November 2016 deadly school bus crashes in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Baltimore shouldn't have been behind the wheel.

Prep school says ex-teacher engaged in sexual misconduct

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:59am

A prestigious Massachusetts boarding school said an investigation has uncovered sexual misconduct by a Russian language teacher decades ago.

The Latest: Detective says suspect admitted making hoax call

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:54am

The Latest on the preliminary hearing for a California man accused of making a hoax call that led to police shooting of unarmed man in Kansas. (all times local):

Records: Teen suspect said he 'drove at' Maryland officer

David McFadden and Sarah Rankin, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:46am

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer, and three other suspects were taken into custody, authorities said Tuesday.

Herriman hires Unified chief to lead new police force

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:45am

Herriman city officials elected to branch away from the Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake and create its own force. Now, the city is hiring away its Unified precinct chief to head the new department.

Suspect's attempt to evade arrest lands him on crutches

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:41am

Police in Vermont say a man seriously injured himself by falling out of a tree in a failed attempt to evade arrest.

Trump appeals again to delay 'Apprentice' contestant's suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:40am

President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing.

Congressional leaders to review information on Russia probe

Desmond Butler and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:39am

Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe.

California appeals to defend law allowing life-ending drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:38am

California's attorney general has appealed a judge's decision to toss a 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.

Kansas justices express doubt about school funding hike

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:36am

Four of the Kansas Supreme Court's seven justices expressed skepticism Tuesday that the Legislature and governor raised school funding sufficiently in the short term to comply with a constitutional requirement to provide a suitable education for every child.

Texas school shooting suspect's father thinks he was bullied

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:32am

A 17-year-old student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school should be seen as a "victim" because he may have recently been bullied, causing him to lash out, his father said.

22-year-old Payson man pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:29am

A Payson, Utah, resident charged with sexual assault has pleaded not guilty.

The Latest: Shooting suspect's father thinks he was bullied

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:28am

The Latest on a high school shooting in Texas. (all times local):

DHS secretary says she's unaware Russia wanted Trump to win

Jill Colvin and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:26am

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday she was unaware of intelligence assessments concluding that Russia favored Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.

US hits 5 Iranians with sanctions for aiding Yemen rebels

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:25am

The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on Iran with new sanctions targeting five Iranians for supporting Shiite rebels in Yemen.

Alabama sues over undocumented residents in Census counts

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:24am

Alabama and one of its congressmen have filed a lawsuit against the federal government, challenging the practice of including undocumented residents in U.S. Census counts used for congressional reapportionment.

For Robert Indiana, 'LOVE' was a complicated relationship

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:16am

Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s "LOVE" series, died at his secluded island home off the Maine coast having never found the type of lasting love that was celebrated by thousands through his iconic work.

Police say man beat dog because it ate his Whopper

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:09am

Prosecutors say a Massachusetts man hit his dog in the head with a baseball bat because he was angry the animal ate his Burger King Whopper sandwich.

Man agrees to life sentence for killing S Carolina officer

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:08am

A man who ambushed four police officers in South Carolina, killing one of them, has pleaded guilty to murder as part of a deal which spares his life.

The Latest: Greitens' computer data tampering case continued

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:06am

The Latest on allegations against Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):