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Jury in Manafort trial enters 4th day of deliberations

Matthew Barakat, Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:51am

The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has begun its fourth day of deliberations.

Idaho man makes modified guilty plea in dragging case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:38am

A southern Idaho man who was charged with dragging a woman alongside his truck before running her over has entered a modified guilty plea in court.

Search and rescue operation underway in Zion National Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:37am

Zion National Park officials say a canyon in the park is closed due to a search and rescue operation in progress Tuesday morning.

Authorities believe they have found the body of missing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:27am

Authorities believe they have found the body of missing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts.

Counterprotester with flamethrower at 2017 rally appeals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:04am

A black counterprotester is appealing his conviction for using an improvised flamethrower during the 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

1,600 attend funeral for Detroit officer hit by speeding SUV

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:03am

More than 1,600 people attended the funeral for a newlywed police officer who was struck and killed by a speeding SUV outside a Detroit nightclub.

Indiana man gets 15-year prison term in terror-related case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:48am

An Indiana man who pleaded guilty to terror-related charges has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Alligator kills woman trying to protect her dog at resort

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:35am

A woman who often walked her dog near a golf course lagoon across the street from her vacation home was killed Monday by an alligator that dragged her into the greenish water at a private resort on the South Carolina coast.

Police: Delaware man sexually assaulted teen at knifepoint

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:23am

A Delaware man is accused of sexually assaulting a teen girl at knifepoint, despite her efforts to get help.

Chicago cops get immunity, must testify at Van Dyke trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:21am

A prosecutor says several Chicago police officers will be granted immunity from prosecution to compel them to testify at the murder trial of a former colleague accused of fatally shooting a black teenager.

Divers, rescuers hunt for man missing in Wisconsin floods

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:00am

Dive teams and first responders are searching for a man who was swept away in floods after a deluge of heavy rain in and around Madison, Wisconsin.

Officials: Man fleeing police fatally shot in New Hampshire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:00am

A man who had previously fled from state police in Maine led New Hampshire officers on a car chase and died in a shootout, officials said.

Man captures giant alligator on Florida's Lake Okeechobee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:59am

An airline pilot and two friends captured an alligator nearly 12-feet (3.6-meters) long on Florida's Lake Okeechobee.

Toddlers survive alone for days after car wreck kills mother

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:39am

A 3-year-old boy and his 1-year-old brother survived alone for about two days after they were passengers in a single-car wreck that killed their mother in south Arkansas.

Alpaca dies after eating peanuts dumped in Florida field

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:19am

A young alpaca has died after eating whole peanuts that were dumped in a Florida field by a man in a blue car.

Recreational marijuana effort falls short in Oklahoma

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:06am

An effort to place recreational marijuana on Oklahoma's general election ballot in November has fallen more than 20,000 signatures short.

Koch group spends $1.8 million in ads for Wisconsin's Walker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 2:01am

A conservative advocacy group funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is launching a $1.8 million ad buy for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

Sen. Collins, potential swing vote, to meet with Kavanaugh

Dustin Weaver and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:39pm

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is set to meet with Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, a centrist who's seen as a potential swing vote on his confirmation.

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.