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Officials report new thermal activity at Yellowstone

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:51am

Officials at Yellowstone National Park say new thermal activity occurred at the park over the past several days.

The Latest: Expert: McDonald didn't pose imminent danger

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:46am

The Latest on the murder trial of Chicago Police Officer Van Dyke in the shooting of teenager Laquan McDonald. (all times local):

Unsafe lead, copper levels in water at half Detroit schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:18am

Unsafe levels of lead or copper have been found in drinking water fountains and other fixtures at more than half of Detroit Public Schools Community District buildings.

Sheriff: Lone suspect in Maryland warehouse shooting apprehended, in critical condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:08am

Sheriff: Lone suspect in Maryland warehouse shooting apprehended, in critical condition.

In Florence-battered Wilmington, fear turns to fatigue

Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:07am

The sun rises blazing hot over Wilmington, and the line for ice is shorter than it was the day before. The lines across town for tarps and bottled water have dwindled, as well, and Brian Gray takes that as a hopeful sign that desperation is giving way to something else.

The Latest: Student pilot charged with trying to steal plane

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:56am

The Latest on the arrest of a student pilot who board a vacant plane at a Florida airport (all times local):

Death row inmate expected to avoid death penalty

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:52am

A Vermont man facing a death penalty retrial on charges of abducting and killing a supermarket worker nearly two decades ago is expected to plead guilty and avoid the death penalty.

Woman who saved boy from dog attack among 16 Carnegie heroes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:50am

A receptionist who used a child's booster seat to fight off a pit bull that was attacking a 12-year-old boy is one of 16 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism.

Idaho city seeks volunteers to scare off crowds of crows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:40am

City officials in Idaho are looking for volunteers to help ward off what has become a local sign of fall: The arrival of roughly 10,000 crows to the city of Nampa.

Officials: 3 killed in shooting at Maryland Rite Aid center

David McFadden, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:35am

Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials said.

Oklahoma Corrections Department sued over inmate's suicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:33am

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is being sued for not doing enough to prevent a 25-year-old murder convict from hanging herself in her cell in 2016.

Trump blasts GOP spending plan that lacks money for wall

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:32am

Raising the specter of a government shutdown in just 10 days, President Donald Trump complained Thursday that a spending plan pushed by congressional Republicans is "ridiculous" because it does not include funding for a border wall with Mexico.

Kingpin who trafficked cocaine sentenced to life in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:22am

Officials say an upstate New York drug kingpin convicted of operating a nationwide cocaine trafficking ring has been sentenced to life in prison.

Law enforcement official: 3 killed in shooting in Harford County, Maryland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:21am

Law enforcement official: 3 killed in shooting in Harford County, Maryland.

The Latest: Sheriff: Shooting suspect in critical condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:13am

The Latest on the shooting in Maryland (all times local):

Detectives probe LA gunfight scene where 2 deputies wounded

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:13am

Homicide detectives are investigating the scene of a gunbattle that wounded two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies and left a suspect dead.

Law enforcement official: Multiple people killed in a shooting in Harford County, Maryland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:07am

Law enforcement official: Multiple people killed in a shooting in Harford County, Maryland.

Judge recuses himself in case of cop charged in teen's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:58am

A judge has recused himself from overseeing the homicide trial of a Pennsylvania police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager as he fled a traffic stop.

Teens accused of cutting Christmas decorations for ill boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:57am

Police say two teens accused of slashing Christmas decorations set up in an Ohio neighborhood to help a child diagnosed with terminal cancer celebrate the holiday early have been arrested.