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12-year-old boy shot at Georgia elementary school

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 1:39pm

A 12-year-old boy has been wounded in a shooting at an elementary school in Georgia and another child is in custody.

Oregon defends past nonunanimous jury verdicts to high court

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 1:36pm

Oregon's criminal justice system would be "overwhelmed" if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in an upcoming case that nonunanimous jury verdicts are unconstitutional, the state's attorney general has told the court.

Authorities: 2 killed, 20 injured in Nevada mine bus crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com and Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 12:15pm

Authorities in rural northeastern Nevada say a mine bus collided head-on with a tractor-trailer rig Saturday, killing two people and injuring others.

Fonnesbeck appointed District Court judge in northern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 12:00pm

Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed a Juvenile Court judge and former public defender to fill a District Court vacancy in northern Utah.

Report: Lawmaker accused of misconduct won't seek reelection

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 11:50am

A Tennessee lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct has told his Republican colleagues that he won't run for reelection in 2020.

Man indicted for Texas shooting that killed 4 at kid's party

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 11:21am

A South Texas man who along with his father are accused in the shooting deaths of four individuals at a toddler's birthday party in 2018 has been indicted on capital murder charges.

Obi-Wan, Lizzie McGuire join new Disney Plus platform

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 9:32am

Ewan McGregor is reprising his "Star Wars" role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new series, one of the many splashy projects that Disney is banking on to make its new streaming platform competitive.

8-year-old killed, 3 others injured in St. Louis shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 8:47am

Police say an 8-year-old girl has been killed and three others injured in a shooting near a high school in St. Louis.

Even before photo op of G-7 allies, sharp elbows come out

Lori Hinnant, David McHugh and Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 8:20am

The posturing by leaders of the G-7 rich democracies began well before they stood together for a summit photo.

Dayton shooter's friend loses another bid to get out of jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 7:02am

A friend of the Dayton gunman who investigators say bought body armor and an ammunition magazine used in the shooting has lost a second attempt to get out of jail.

Tourist may have brought measles to Southern California

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 1:09am

A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland and other Southern California tourist spots last week brought along more than just her luggage. She brought measles.

Funeral service for Katrina-era governor, Kathleen Blanco

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 11:36pm

Louisiana's former governor, Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, was remembered Saturday for her authenticity, compassion and love as well as for the impact she had on the state and on those she met.

Virginia marks 400th anniversary of slave ship arrival

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 11:36pm

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Saturday a new state commission to review educational standards for teaching black history in the state, as officials observed the arrival of enslaved Africans to what is now Virginia 400 years ago.

AP Explains: The causes and risks of the Amazon fires

Marcelo By Souza, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:27pm

Fires have been breaking out at an unusual pace in Brazil this year, causing global alarm over deforestation in the Amazon region. The world's largest rainforest is often called the "lungs of the earth." Here's a look at what's happening:

Police: Texas boy subject of Amber Alert, mother found dead

Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:05pm

Police say a 6-year-old boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found dead along with his mother in a vehicle in a parking garage in Waxahachie, Texas.

The 'chosen one'? Trump says never mind

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 9:49pm

The "chosen one" says never mind.

White Florida man convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting unarmed black man in dispute over parking spot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 8:43pm

White Florida man convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting unarmed black man in dispute over parking spot.

Officials: Teen at dance competition in Arizona had measles

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:17pm

Public health officials say a teenager competing in the World Hip Hop Championship in Phoenix has measles and may have exposed others at the dance competition.

Navajo Nation settles lawsuit against Wells Fargo for $6.5M

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:07pm

The Navajo Nation has settled claims against Wells Fargo accusing the company of predatory and unlawful practices.