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Man who killed Utah student sentenced for Colorado killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:45pm

A man who was previously convicted of fatally shooting a University of Utah student has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a Colorado man.

Astros power past Yanks for 3-1 ALCS lead, Verlander up next

Jake Seiner, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:30pm

They have the pitching, and they don't need the pitches. Certainly, the Houston Astros have confidence for good reason on the brink of another World Series.

Cummings, Trump relations appeared to sour due to oversight

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:17pm

Rep. Elijah Cummings said somebody once told him he would see one guy when he sat down with President Donald Trump "and then you might see another guy" the next day.

Police get cooling off period before questioned in shootings

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:09pm

and some believe, to get justice.

White House: Ukraine aid held up in part over election probe

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:07pm

The White House acknowledged that President Donald Trump's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, a shifting new explanation about events at the heart of the impeachment inquiry.

Commuter plane crash on Alaska island critically injures 2

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:43pm

A commuter airplane carrying 42 people, including a high school swim team, went off the runway while landing Thursday at a small Alaska community on the Bering Sea.

Most overrated? Mattis laughs off Trump barb at charity gala

Tom McElroy, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:18pm

Former U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis is laughing off an insult hurled at him by President Donald Trump.

Oversight board fires police officer for fatally shooting 2

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:39pm

Chicago's police oversight board on Thursday fired an officer who fatally shot two people — a teenager he said threatened him with a bat and a woman standing nearby.

Suburban Houston man shot dead during break-in at his home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:44pm

Investigators say a 29-year-old man has been shot dead by intruders who broke into his suburban Houston home.

White House: Ukraine aid held up in part over election probe

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:50pm

The White House acknowledged Thursday that President Donald Trump's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.

South Dakota teen pleads insanity in Wyoming girl's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:44pm

A South Dakota teenager has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to a first-degree murder charge in the shooting death of a girl from Wyoming whose body was found in his basement.

The Latest: Probe after Chicago chief found lying in car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:29pm

The Latest on Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson being found lying in car (all times local):

Court issues temporary stay on flavored vaping ban in Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:27pm

Oregon's Court of Appeals has put a halt to the state's ban on flavored vaping products two days after it took effect.

Why Trump asked Ukraine's president about 'CrowdStrike'

Frank Bajak, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:15pm

without evidence, of course — that the DNC hack was a setup based on fabricated computer records and designed to cast blame on Russia. One key figure in this supposed conspiracy: CrowdStrike, a security firm hired by the DNC that detected, stopped and analyzed the hack five months before the 2016 election.

Chicago's top cop found lying in car; requests investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:09pm

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson asked the city's police department to conduct an internal investigation on himself Thursday after he was found lying down in a car.

Man heard in strangling video charged in 2nd death in Alaska

Becky Bohrer and Mark Thiessen, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:03pm

A man accused of killing a woman who was seen strangled in videos on a digital memory card was charged Thursday with the death of another woman, authorities in Alaska said.

Virginia police: Officer fatally shot man who pointed gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:55pm

Virginia authorities say an officer fatally shot a man who was pointing a gun at authorities in a parking lot.

Sheriff: North Carolina mother hid newborn baby in closet

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:54pm

A North Carolina sheriff's office says it has charged a woman with first-degree murder and felony child abuse after an investigation showed she hid a newborn baby in a closet to conceal the fact that she had been pregnant.

Authorities: Man accused in strangling of Alaska woman seen on digital memory card is charged with another death.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:52pm

Authorities: Man accused in strangling of Alaska woman seen on digital memory card is charged with another death.