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Handcuffing of 9-year-old prompts probe of police practices

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 2:32am

Video of a Washington, D.C., police officer chasing and handcuffing a 9-year-old boy on Monday has prompted a review of police practices.

Teen accepted to 115 colleges, offered $3.7M in scholarships

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 1:59am

A New Orleans teenager has been accepted to 115 colleges and universities across the nation.

Tiger attacks founder of Arizona nonprofit animal rescue

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 11:55pm

A Bengal tiger has attacked a nonprofit animal rescue's founder in northwestern Arizona and will not be put down after the man said it was his fault.

$21M awarded to family of woman killed in police chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 11:13pm

A jury has awarded more than $21 million to the family of a Chicago mother of five who was killed during a police chase.

Dallas expands powers of police oversight board

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:53pm

The Dallas City Council has expanded the powers of the independent panel that oversees city police and hears complaints about officer misconduct.

Man who attacked tourists in Yellowstone restroom sentenced

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:07pm

A man who attacked two tourists with bear spray in a Yellowstone National Park restroom has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in federal prison.

Police: Texas man fatally shot his children, sister-in-law

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:09pm

The man whom officials say shot and killed his young children and his sister-in-law before shooting himself had just taken a job with Child Protective Services and was in training to be a CPS investigator.

Former AG Sessions calls for moving past Mueller report

Michael Melia, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:55pm

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday said it is time to move past special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation and "get on with the business of America."

Texas has executed a white supremacist who orchestrated the 1998 dragging death of a black man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:17pm

Texas has executed a white supremacist who orchestrated the 1998 dragging death of a black man.

Wainwright gets 150th win as Cards sweep Brewers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:13pm

Adam Wainwright was warm enough on a cool day, allowing one run in six innings for his 150th career victory, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.

Colorado River basin reservoirs benefit from heavy snowpack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:54pm

Reservoirs around the Colorado River basin are in good shape after an exceptionally wet winter.

Idaho soldier assigned to Colorado Army post dies in Iraq

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:39pm

The U.S. military says an Idaho soldier assigned to Fort Carson, Colorado, has died in a noncombat incident in Iraq.

Authorities keep distance, yet work with armed border group

Cedar Attanasio and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:38pm

Authorities on the U.S.-Mexico border have distanced themselves from an armed civilian group that detains asylum-seeking families, but the United Constitutional Patriots have never been shy about saying they work with Border Patrol agents.

Trump encourages Tennessee to pass school voucher plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:33pm

A proposed school voucher bill in Tennessee has caught the attention and support of President Donald Trump.

Woman who fell to her death at the Grand Canyon identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:31pm

Authorities have identified an Arizona woman who died after falling over the edge of the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park.

The Latest: Jury convicts man in bunker fire death at home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:27pm

The Latest on the trial of a wealthy stock trader in a bunker fire death at his Maryland home (all times local):

Jury convicts stock trader of 2nd-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter in fire death of man who dug bunker under home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:16pm

Jury convicts stock trader of 2nd-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter in fire death of man who dug bunker under home.

The Latest: Woman, 2 children die in North Texas flash flood

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:59pm

The Latest on flash flooding from heavy rain over North Texas and Texas rolling plains (all times local):

Woman gets 16 years for killing husband in porn dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:53pm

A 69-year-old Arkansas woman who was convicted of fatally shooting her husband after she discovered he had reordered a pornography channel has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.