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'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.

Pearl Harbor survivor who pushed to identify 'unknowns' dies

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:43pm

A Pearl Harbor survivor who pushed to identify buried unknown remains from the 1941 attack died Monday at age 97.

The Latest: Authorities looking into Asia Argento allegation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:43pm

The Latest on a report that actress Asia Argento settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor (all times local):

DA: No charges for police videotaped subduing man with baton

Alex Derosier and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:16pm

No charges will be filed against North Carolina police captured on video striking a suspect with a baton, the district attorney said Monday, as police released new footage of the man throwing punches at officers and knocking one down.

Man who sought child 'sex slave' gets 5 years of probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:14pm

A South Carolina man accused of wanting to use a child as a "sex slave" has been sentenced to five years' probation.

3 men face over 1K counts each of sexually abusing animals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:11pm

Three men face more than 1,400 counts each of sexually abusing animals at a Pennsylvania farm.

The Latest: Utah firefighter remembered as sharp leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:53pm

The Latest on a Utah firefighter killed battling California blaze (all times local):

The Latest: 2nd person dies in plane crash in Phoenix

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:53pm

The Latest on the crash of a small plane in Phoenix (all times local):

MS-13 member pleads guilty in slaying of 4 on Long Island

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:46pm

A member of the MS-13 street gang pleaded guilty on Monday to participating in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island.

Colorado man charged with murder says wife killed daughters

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:41pm

A Colorado man told police that he killed his pregnant wife in "a rage" when he discovered she had strangled their two daughters after he sought a separation, according to an arrest affidavit released on Monday.

Colorado man charged with murder, unlawful termination of pregnancy in deaths of his pregnant wife, two young daughters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:39pm

Colorado man charged with murder, unlawful termination of pregnancy in deaths of his pregnant wife, two young daughters.

Governor closes state lands to bear hunting

Mike Catalini, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:31pm

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday ordered the closure of state lands to black bear hunting this year.

Minnesota man charged with aiding wife's suicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:22pm

A Minnesota man was charged Monday with aiding the suicide of his wife, who was reportedly suffering from unexplained pain that could not be relieved with medication.