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Voting system components stolen from Atlanta election site

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:11am

Two machines used to check voters into their voting location as part of Georgia's election system have been stolen from an Atlanta precinct.

Deputies: Couple had sex in patrol car after arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:58am

Authorities say a man and a woman who were stopped for drunken bicycling in a Florida beach town had sex in a deputy's patrol car before one of them fled naked.

Salt Lake County mayor traveling to the US-Mexico border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:50am

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson is headed to the U.S.-Mexico border, saying she wants to get a first-hand look at the humanitarian crisis there.

Idaho authorities seek person responsible for motel fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:37am

Idaho law enforcement has asked the public for help in finding the person responsible for starting a fire that burned a motel built in the 1950s.

US narcotics agent admits role in drug trafficking scheme

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:35am

A federal narcotics agent scheduled to stand trial this month has pleaded guilty to participating in a decadelong drug conspiracy that involved the smuggling of thousands of kilograms of cocaine from Puerto Rico to New York.

New parent charged in admissions scam, linked to $400k bribe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:18am

Another parent has been charged in the sweeping college admissions bribery scandal.

Trial in New Jersey starts for convicted New York bomber

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:55am

A man already serving a life sentence for a bombing in New York City is going on trial in New Jersey, where he was arrested.

Judge: No custody for parents who didn't want chemo for son

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:35am

A Florida judge has ruled that a 4-year-old boy is in imminent danger of neglect if he stays with his parents because of their desire to treat his leukemia with natural remedies instead of chemotherapy.

Forecasters: Humberto aims at Bermuda, Lorena targets Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:21am

The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Humberto is posing a stronger threat to Bermuda, while a new storm in the Pacific could affect Mexico.

First of 4 defendants sentenced in Boise foothills attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:03am

The first of four people convicted of attacking a Boise woman and leaving her for dead in the foothills has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Alex Trebek back in chemotherapy after 'numbers went sky high'

Lisa Respers France, CNN  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:03am

Alex Trebek says he has restarted chemotherapy on his doctor's orders.

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:38am

Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. She was 75.

US Army identifies Green Beret killed in Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:34am

A 41-year-old Green Beret who was on his fourth combat deployment has been killed by small arms fire in Afghanistan.

Virginia governor sets renewable energy goal: 100% by 2050

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:27am

Gov. Ralph Northam has issued an executive order setting a goal for Virginia to produce 100% of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2050.

Mississippi autopsy confirms child's body in garbage bags

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:16am

An autopsy confirms that remains found in garbage bags in a Mississippi basement belonged to a small child.

Fallen firefighter saluted, answers sought in propane blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:52am

Firefighters, paramedics and law enforcement officers have turned out to salute a firefighter killed in a propane blast in Maine.

Fire destroys cabin in Toolele County

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:45am

Authorities say a fire destroyed a Tooele County cabin and spread to a nearby mountainside in north-central Utah before being put out.

Texas teenager sentenced to 20 years for aiding terror group

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:30am

A Texas teenager has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for recruiting fighters on behalf of a Pakistan-based terrorist organization.

DC prepares for 1st House statehood hearing in 25 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 5:49am

About 140 U.S. flags bearing an extra star are flying along Pennsylvania Avenue as Washington, D.C., prepares for its first House hearing on U.S. statehood in a quarter century.