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The Latest: Trump to host students in 'listening session'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:24am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and guns (all times local):

Police: Boy brought knife to school, planned to stab others

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:23am

Police say a Kentucky middle school student who brought a large knife to school has been charged with attempted murder.

Iowa congressman failed to disclose internet company

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:19am

A congressman from Iowa violated House ethics rules by failing to disclose his ownership of a company that uses one of his federal staffers in a false testimonial for its services.

Supreme Court rules against prisoner in lawyer fee case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:53am

A Supreme Court ruling will mean that prisoners who win civil rights lawsuits against their jailers will generally be handing over more of their winnings to their lawyers.

Stowaway pleads not guilty after Chicago to London flight

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:48am

An Illinois woman with a history of getting past airport security and sneaking onto planes has pleaded not guilty in a Chicago case.

Utah gun store owner removes ad for AR-15

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:42am

The owner of a Utah gun store says he has taken down a sign with an advertisement for an assault rifle after a number of complaints from what he calls "anti-gun people."

The Latest: Students walk out of school to remember, protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:32am

The Latest on the deadly Florida school shooting (all times local):

Allentown mayor takes stand, denies campaign cash shakedown

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:15am

The mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city is defending himself against accusations that he sold his office to campaign donors.

GOP leaders to seek halt to Pennsylvania congressional map

Mark Scolforo and Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:15am

Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature said Wednesday they will soon ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the imposition of new congressional district maps , two days after they were announced by the state's highest court.

NTSB: Garbage truck was on tracks despite lowered safety gates before crash with train carrying Republican congressmen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:06am

NTSB: Garbage truck was on tracks despite lowered safety gates before crash with train carrying Republican congressmen.

Unidentified snowmobiler dies in avalanche in eastern Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:04am

Authorities say an unidentified snowmobiler died after being trapped in an avalanche in eastern Idaho.

Supreme Court sides with Chicago museum in terror case

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:02am

The Supreme Court is preventing survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack from seizing Persian artifacts at a Chicago museum to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran.

State Department says NKorea passed up meeting with Pence

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:01am

Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un's government canceled at the last minute, the Trump administration said Tuesday.

Police not tracking body camera use per council directive

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:14am

The Minneapolis Police Department isn't tracking whether all its officers are routinely activating their body cameras, despite a directive to do so following the fatal police shooting of an Australian woman.

Trump again attacks Obama over Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:10am

President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor, suggesting he should have done more to prevent Russian election meddling.

Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99

Rachel Zoll, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:08am

The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.

States face flooding, other problems in Midwest amid storms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:58am

Sandbags were holding back floodwaters in parts of Michigan as a storm system moved across several Midwest and Great Plains states on Wednesday, bringing heavy rain, snow and ice to the region.

2 newborns found dead inside suitcase along Arkansas road

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:58am

Authorities in northeastern Arkansas are trying to determine the cause of death for two newborns whose bodies were discovered inside of a suitcase along a rural road last week.

Autopsy: 22-year-old was mauled to death by her own dogs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:53am

The autopsy of a Virginia woman found dead in a wooded area says she was mauled to death by her dogs.

Secret Service clears suspicious vehicle by White House

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:46am

The Secret Service says they have cleared a suspicious vehicle near the White House.