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The Latest: Hurricane Lorena approaching Mexico's Los Cabos

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:04am

The Latest on Tropical Weather, including Hurricane Lorena along Mexico's Pacific Coast (all times local):

National Hurricane Center: Lorena becomes a hurricane as it bears down on Mexico's Baja California peninsula

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:55am

National Hurricane Center: Lorena becomes a hurricane as it bears down on Mexico's Baja California peninsula.

10 Things to Know for Today

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:47am

and may have contributed to Benjamin Netanyahu's second-place finish.

2 shootings in DC kill at least 1, wound another 8

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:33am

Police say one man was killed and five other adults were wounded in a shooting in the courtyard of an apartment complex near Columbia Heights Metro Station in the nation's capital.

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded and trapped

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 11:13pm

The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda that flooded parts of Texas left at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in homes.

Court: Jail's 3-book limit doesn't violate rights of inmates

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:22pm

A federal judge in Chicago has ruled the confiscation by Cook County Jail guards of over 30 books from an inmate didn't violate his free-speech rights.

Mexico's Los Cabos braces for approaching storm Lorena

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:01pm

Owners have pulled boats from the water and shopkeepers put plywood over windows and doors as Tropical Storm Lorena bears down on Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area, predicted to arrive Friday at hurricane force.

No charges for mayor accused of misusing retirement fund

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:07pm

Utah County prosecutors will not file criminal charges against the Orem mayor who was accused of misusing his city retirement account.

Bernie Sanders says he's reached 1 million individual donors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:14pm

Bernie Sanders' campaign says that it has received contributions from more than 1 million individual donors and that it's the first in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential field to do so.

Former fugitive couple plead not guilty to Arizona killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 6:37pm

A couple arrested after a 16-day escape from extradition to southern Arizona to face charges in a murder case have pleaded not guilty.

Officer drops appeal of suspension in black man's shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:52pm

A police officer is dropping his appeal of a three-day suspension over a confrontation with a black man whose shooting death prompted widespread protests in Baton Rouge in 2016.

Pence praises police officers in twist on White House visit

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:28pm

Vice President Mike Pence visited New York City police headquarters and heralded its football team for winning a recent national championship among public safety agencies.

The Latest: Arson not suspected in Wisconsin group home fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:28pm

The Latest on Wisconsin fire that killed three residents of a group home for mentally disabled (all times local):

Bill creating coin honoring Christa McAuliffe is approved

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:59pm

New Hampshire's Democratic congressional delegation is welcoming the passage of a bill that will create a commemorative coin to honor Christa McAuliffe, the Concord High School teacher who died in the space shuttle Challenger disaster 33 years ago.

Plea deal reached for Wisconsin fugitive who hid in bunker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:53pm

Attorneys have reached a plea deal for a former Wisconsin fugitive who hid out in a makeshift bunker for more than three years.

Man shot by police gang unit members in Memphis identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:48pm

Tennessee authorities have identified a man who was killed by deputies during an incident that also left two deputies injured.

Feds reverse decision ending immigrant medical relief

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:41pm

The Trump administration has reversed its decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to defer deportation for medical treatment and other hardships.

Virginia GOP renews call for hearing on Fairfax allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:37pm

Republican lawmakers in Virginia are renewing their push to hold a bipartisan hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state's Democratic lieutenant governor.

US still seeks to extradite ex-Venezuelan spy master

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:26pm

The Trump administration says it is exploring ways to extradite a former Venezuelan military spy chief accused of drug smuggling, even after Spain's National Court rejected a U.S. extradition request.