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Nebraska couple gets probation for malnourished baby's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 6:45am

An eastern Nebraska couple has been sentenced to five years of probation for the death of one of their malnourished infant twin daughters.

Police: 2 officers hurt in shootout, 3 found dead in home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 6:20am

Authorities have found three people dead inside a Virginia home following a shootout and a standoff.

Teen accused of killing Wyoming girl waives speedy trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:41am

A South Dakota teenager charged with fatally shooting a girl from Wyoming has waived his right to a speedy trial.

Jimmy Carter hospitalized after fall at Georgia home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:32am

Former President Jimmy Carter is in the hospital again after falling and fracturing his pelvis at his home in Plains, Georgia.

Police: 2 beat kids, forced them into hourslong punishments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 3:05am

Police say a West Virginia couple hit their six children with belts and metal objects and forced them to do push-ups and squats as punishment.

Officials investigate cause of plane crash in rural Alabama

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 2:58am

Investigators are trying to determine what caused a small plane to crash in rural Alabama, killing the pilot.

A 1946 mob lynching puts court focus on grand jury secrecy

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:07pm

A historian's quest for the truth about a gruesome mob lynching of two black couples is prompting a U.S. appeals court to consider whether federal judges can order grand jury records unsealed in decades-old cases with historical significance.

Actor Alec Baldwin to campaign for Virginia Democrats

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:03pm

Actor Alec Baldwin, known for his mocking impersonations of President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live," is coming to Virginia to help Democratic legislative candidates.

US diplomat drawn into Trump's Ukraine effort set to testify

Lynn Berry, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:36pm

William Taylor has emerged as an unlikely central player in the events that are at the heart of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

Judge blocks bid to increase Utah ATV protester restitution

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:10pm

A federal judge has rejected an increase in restitution payments by a former county commissioner for an illegal ATV protest ride in a Utah canyon.

Patriots blitz Darnold, Jets 33-0 to remain undefeated

Dennis Waszak Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:29pm

Tom Brady set the tone and the New England Patriots' blitz-happy defense took over from there.

Final 'Rise of Skywalker' trailer debuts

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:23pm

The final trailer for the "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" debuted Monday night, offering montages of epic cosmic combat and a fleeting glimpse of the late Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia embracing Daisy Ridley's Rey.

The Latest: Florida panel backs governor in ousting sheriff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:57pm

The Latest on the Florida Senate's debate over ouster of Broward County Sheriff (all times local):

Funeral rescheduled for woman fatally shot by police at home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:14pm

The funeral has been rescheduled for a woman shot and killed in her home by a Fort Worth police officer.

Transgender woman's attacker convicted of assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:02pm

A man charged with felony aggravated assault in the beating of a Dallas transgender woman has been convicted of misdemeanor assault.

Man sentenced for hacking LA court system

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:54pm

A man who hacked Los Angeles County court computers, sent 2 million malicious phishing emails and stole hundreds of credit card numbers has been sentenced in Los Angeles.

The Latest: South African pleads not guilty in Alaska death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:31pm

The Latest on arraignment for a man accused of killing two Alaska Native women (all times local):

Justice Kagan: High court must avoid partisan perceptions

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:27pm

Associate Justice Elena Kagan said Monday that it "behooves" the U.S. Supreme Court to realize in these polarized times that there's a danger of the public seeing it as just a political institution — and to strive to counter that perception.

Panel backs removal of sheriff over school shooting response

Bobby Caina Calvan and Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:23pm

The tragedy of the Parkland school massacre framed a developing political drama in Florida's capital, as a divided legislative panel on Monday sided with the state's Republican governor in removing a county sheriff accused of mishandling the response to the shooting that killed 17 people.