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Man sentenced to 12 years for Illinois officer's crash death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:53am

A man who pleaded guilty to reckless homicide in the death of a southern Illinois police officer who crashed during a 2016 high-speed chase has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

1 killed, several injured in fire at Brooklyn building

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:43am

Officials say one person has died and three others are hospitalized with serious injuries after a fire broke out at a New York City building housing a deli and apartments.

Teen dies in shooting outside Chicago basketball game

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:22am

Authorities say a 15-year-old boy has died and a 14-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting following a large fight at a basketball game in Chicago.

Delaware woman pleads guilty to fatally smothering grandson

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:21am

A 53-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to fatally smothering her 3-year-old grandson with a washcloth.

The Latest: Trump cancels military parade, 'maybe next year'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:17am

The Latest on President Donald Trump's military parade (all times local):

Suspect in fatal Indiana road rage beating caught in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:16am

Authorities say a man suspected of beating a 60-year-old man who subsequently died of a heart attack during an apparent road rage attack in northeastern Indiana has been arrested in Florida.

Trump says he 'cancelled' military parade over price tag, says 'maybe' next year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:15am

Trump says he 'cancelled' military parade over price tag, says 'maybe' next year.

Sheriff: Girl, 12, stole mother's car, ran over deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:37am

A Mississippi sheriff says a 12-year-old girl stole her mother's car and ran over a deputy trying to stop her.

Charges dropped against brother of man killed by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:35am

Prosecutors have dropped criminal charges against the brother of a man fatally shot by Chicago police during a confrontation with an off-duty firefighter.

Police arrest doctor who acted erratically at airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:29am

Police officers pepper-sprayed a Florida doctor who acted erratically when he arrived at Orlando International Airport for a flight.

Phoenix officer, suspect both shot after exchanging gunfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:50am

Phoenix Police Department officials say an officer and suspect are in critical condition after exchanging gunfire in north Phoenix.

Cape Cod beaches close following shark sightings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:47am

Authorities in Massachusetts have closed two Cape Cod beaches following shark sightings.

Men charged in warehouse fire deaths to appear in court

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 12:14am

The grieving families of 36 people killed in a Northern California 2016 warehouse fire who helped scuttle a plea bargain may now see their demand for a jury trial granted.

Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married life

Kathleen Foody and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 12:07am

Shanann Watts' Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life — of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children. She called her husband "my ROCK!" and said he was "the best dad us girls could ask for."

Alaska man faces life in prison for Florida airport shooting

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 11:49pm

An Alaska man faces a life prison sentence in the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded.

After stumbles, Trump and McConnell forge bond for midterms

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:37pm

As the Senate convened for a rare August work period, the late-summer session serves as a reminder of how much has changed in the partnership between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump.

Questions mark first day of deliberations at Manafort trial

Matthew Barakat, Stephen Braun and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:33pm

The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ended its first day of deliberations with a series of questions to the judge, including a request to "redefine" reasonable doubt.

Access denied: Behind Trump's review of security clearances

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:27pm

President Donald Trump has said he's yanking former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance and threatened to do the same to other current and former officials tied to the federal investigation into Russian election interference.

Trump cancels $92M parade, cites cost, says maybe next year

Lolita C. Baldor and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:14pm

President Donald Trump said Friday he had canceled plans for a Veterans Day military parade, citing the "ridiculously high" price tag — a day after U.S. officials said the November event could cost $92 million, more than three times the price first suggested by the White House.