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Woman charged with threatening reporter is ordered held

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:21am

A woman charged with threatening a Massachusetts newspaper reporter who had asked to be removed from her email distribution list has been deemed a danger to the public and ordered held without bail.

Confederate sub never released emergency blocks to surface

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:17am

Scientists studying the world's first submarine to sink an enemy ship say the Confederate crew never released an emergency mechanism that could have helped the vessel surface.

Body of SS agent who died during Trump trip returning to US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:09am

The body of a Secret Service agent who died in Scotland during President Donald Trump's overseas trip was being returned to the United States on Wednesday.

Wisconsin governor downplays interaction with Russian

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:01am

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker downplayed his interaction with a woman accused of being a Russian operative, saying Wednesday that they only met one time in 2015 when she showed up at a National Rifle Association convention and had her picture taken with him.

Judge's daughter at heart of police scandal gets probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:01am

The judge's daughter at the center of a report-altering scandal that led to the resignation of the two highest ranking officers with the Massachusetts State Police has been placed on probation.

District wants more funds for security after school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:57am

A suburban Indianapolis school district where a 13-year-old girl and a teacher were shot in May is asking voters to approve more money to improve security.

Wildfire grows, but trails, campgrounds at Yosemite are open

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:57am

A deadly forest fire continues to spread in the Sierra Nevada west of Yosemite National Park.

Chicago diver who died in search had rare heart condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:56am

A Chicago Fire Department diver who died while searching for a boater who fell overboard in the Chicago River had a rare heart condition that led to his death.

Prosecutors want suspected covert Russian agent kept in jail

Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:54am

A 29-year-old woman accused of being a covert Russian agent was "likely" in contact with operatives of the successor agency to the KGB while she lived in the United States, prosecutors said Wednesday in court papers.

Black teens terrified by Minneapolis Park Police with guns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:54am

Three black teenagers say they feared for their lives when a Minneapolis Park Police officer pulled a gun on them while responding to a bogus 911 report that they were armed.

The Latest: Trump says Europe trip 'tremendous success'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:51am

The Latest on continuing reaction to President Donald Trump's summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin (all times local):

California's iconic Highway 1 near Big Sur ready to reopen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:49am

California transportation officials say an iconic stretch of Highway 1 in the scenic Big Sur coastal region that was blocked last year by a massive landslide is ready to reopen to traffic.

About 7,000 apply for Wyoming 22 grizzly hunting tags

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:45am

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has received about 7,000 applications for the state's first grizzly bear hunting season in 44 years.

The Latest: Wildfire expands in north-central Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:43am

The Latest on fires in the Pacific Northwest (all times local):

Trump: New Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:37am

President Donald Trump says Air Force One is getting a patriotic makeover.

Lawyer attacks allegations against Indiana attorney general

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:35am

A lawyer for Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said Wednesday that calls for the Republican's resignation over allegations that he drunkenly groped a state lawmaker and three legislative staffers are "pure hysteria" based on a flawed initial investigation.

Giant pyramid tourist attraction burns in northern Illinois

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:33am

Authorities say fire severely damaged a giant pyramid home that doubles as a tourist attraction in northern Illinois.

Immigrant children describe treatment in detention centers

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:32am

Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children say they sat or lay on the cold, concrete floor of the immigration holding centers where they were taken.

Investigation leads to closure of 6 Virginia fox pens

Sarah Rankin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:31am

A two-year investigation has led to the closure of six of Virginia's nearly 30 fox pens, large enclosures in which wild foxes are contained and chased by hunting dogs, Attorney General Mark Herring's office said.