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Mayor who pulled Confederate statues honored with JFK award

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:20pm

The former mayor of New Orleans was honored Sunday night for his leadership in removing Confederate memorials in his city.

The Latest: Police: Man drives into restaurant, killing 2

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:20pm

The Latest on a vehicle that crashed into a North Carolina restaurant (all times local):

Trial set for Wyoming man accused of killing pregnant woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:13pm

A Wyoming man charged in the July 2016 shooting deaths of his girlfriend and her unborn baby at a cabin in Idaho is scheduled to go to trial in June 2019.

The Latest: Trump orders FBI probe - and IG to widen query

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:09pm

The Latest on the special counsel's probe into Russian election meddling (all times local):

Police: Man rams vehicle into restaurant, kills 2; injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:02pm

A man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy serving Sunday lunch, killing his daughter and another person and injuring several others, authorities said.

Police response to Texas school shooting remains unclear

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:48pm

Santa Fe High School had conducted active shooter drills, armed police officers patrolled the hallways and students went through a scare in February after a false report of a campus gunman.


As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:44pm

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said that the special counsel indicated its investigation into the president could be concluded by September.

A fourth-grade teacher, a donor and 'an angel on earth'

Mitch Stacy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:34pm

Eva Evans is 10 years old and desperately needs a new kidney to live a normal life. Mrs. Thomas, a smiling fourth-grade teacher at Eva's school, wants to give her one.

The Latest: Prosecutor wont' release autopsies during probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:23pm

The Latest on the Texas school shooting (all times local):

Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:07pm

The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle.

Clinton ribs Trump with Russian cap at Yale's Class Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:06pm

Hillary Clinton returned to Yale University this weekend, warning the graduating class of the "tumultuous times" that await them and using the school's tradition of over-the-top headwear to rib President Donald Trump with her own unusual hat: a Russian fur cap.

Texas man charged with murder after woman run over with car

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 5:52pm

Authorities say an 89-year-old man has been charged with murder after a woman was run over with a car several times in San Antonio.

Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, spews new danger

Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 5:08pm

A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous, sending rivers of molten rock pouring into the ocean Sunday and launching lava skyward that caused the first major injury.

Police video from California fires shows harrowing escapes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 4:44pm

Chaotic police body-camera footage from last year's deadly wildfires in Northern California's wine country shows officers running door-to-door urging people to flee and rescuing elderly residents of a retirement community as flames bear down, according to a newspaper report Sunday.

93-year-old ex-president Bush arrives in Maine for summer

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

Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer.

Academics skeptical of Utah Lake 'island city' proposal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 3:33pm

An ambitious proposal to build an island city on Utah Lake to help stymie toxic algae blooms that plague the water got a boost from Utah lawmakers this year, but not everyone thinks it's a good idea.

Tanker rollover closes lane of Interstate 15 near Bountiful

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 3:31pm

Utah Highway Patrol officials say a tanker rollover crash closed a portion of Interstate 15 near Bountiful for more than five hours.

14-year-old pretends he's a NY cop, robs a legally blind man

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 2:55pm

A wily 14-year-old boy who posed as a New York City police officer while snatching a legally blind man's wallet in a Manhattan subway station on pretense of helping him was arrested on Sunday.

Yellowstone counts fewer visits so far compared to last year

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 2:35pm

Fewer people have visited Yellowstone National Park so far this year compared to the same time frame last year.

5 teens involved in fatal crash were high school students

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 2:22pm

The teenagers killed in a Massachusetts car crash were identified as high school track team members with a promising future.