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States aim to stop internet release of 3D-printed gun plans

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:29pm

A federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to block a settlement the U.S. State Department reached with a company that would allow it to post blueprints for printing 3D weapons on the internet.

Surf's up in California, where it's now the official sport

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:27pm

"Let's go surfing now, everybody's learning how," the Beach Boys have been telling us in song since 1962.

Trump looks to Brennan for a foil in Russia probe spat

Zeke Miller, Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:15pm

With tweets and taunts, President Donald Trump is attempting to turn one of his most outspoken critics into the public face of the Russia probe that he has long worked to discredit.

UK asks for more US sanctions on Russia after poisoning case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:12pm

The United Kingdom is asking the Trump administration to impose further sanctions on Russia in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Britain.

Agents with expired vests vented, prepared for 'misfortune'

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:09pm

Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents and supervisors raised repeated concerns about expired body armor for more than a year before a union grievance was filed this May, public records show.

Man admits wife's murder, blames her for daughters' deaths

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:09pm

The father of two young girls found submerged in oil tanks after being missing for days told authorities his pregnant wife killed the children after learning he wanted a separation, and that he erupted in rage after witnessing the killings and strangled their mother inside the family's suburban Denver home, according to court documents.

Another hearing set to begin in Penn State frat death case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:05pm

Former members of a Penn State fraternity are due in court for a preliminary hearing on charges related to the February 2017 death of a pledge after a night of hazing and drinking.

Prosecutors rest case against 1 suspect in Chicago shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:49pm

Prosecutors have rested their case against one of the suspects in the 2013 death of a Chicago student who was shot just days after she performed with her high school band at President Barack Obama's inaugural festivities.

Colorado suspect says he killed wife after he saw her strangling daughter, affidavit says

Ralph Ellis and Darran Simon, CNN  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:42pm

A murder suspect told police in Colorado he strangled his pregnant wife in a rage after he saw her on a baby monitor strangling the couple's 3-year-old daughter, Celeste, according to court documents.

Confederate statue on UNC campus toppled by protesters

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:18pm

A Confederate statue in the heart of North Carolina's flagship university was toppled Monday night during a rally by hundreds of protesters who decried the memorial known as "Silent Sam" as a symbol of racist heritage.

2 arrested in attack on woman who withdrew $75,000 from bank

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:18pm

Two men have been arrested in connection with an attack on a woman who withdrew $75,000 from a Texas bank.

Thousands say farewell to fallen firefighter Matthew Burchett

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:15pm

Thousands of family members, friends and firefighters from across Utah gathered at the Maverik Center on Monday to say farewell to veteran firefighter Matthew Burchett.

'Affluenza' teen's mom to remain jailed pending trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 6:54pm

A judge has denied bond for the mother of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck.

UK asks for more Russia sanctions after poisoning case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 6:32pm

The United Kingdom is asking the Trump administration to impose further sanctions on Russia in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Britain.

Police: Man tries to suffocate 4-month-old daughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:59pm

Police in Virginia say a man has been charged with attempted murder after he tried to suffocate his 4-month-old daughter.

No verdict in Manafort trial after 3 days of deliberations

Matthew Barakat, Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:25pm

The jury in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has finished its third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

Affidavit: Colorado man admits killing pregnant wife but says she strangled their daughters when he sought separation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:18pm

Affidavit: Colorado man admits killing pregnant wife but says she strangled their daughters when he sought separation.

The Latest: Video shows man punch police before baton strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:56pm

The Latest on a video showing North Carolina police striking a suspect with a baton (all times local):

Trump elevates Brennan in proxy fight over Mueller probe

Zeke Miller, Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:51pm

With tweets and taunts, President Donald Trump is attempting to turn one of his most outspoken critics into the public face of the Russia probe that he has long worked to discredit.

Trump fears a Mueller interview could bring perjury charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:51pm

President Donald Trump is expressing concern that anything he tells special counsel Robert Mueller under oath could be used to charge him with perjury as part of Mueller's ongoing investigation into coordination between his 2016 presidential campaign and Russia.