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Murder suspect told police blacks should be 'exterminated'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 7:28am

A white supremacist accused of stabbing a black man to death on a New York City street told police he wanted to purge the Earth of black people.

Heavy rains spurs flooding, rescues in northern New Jersey

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 7:26am

Heavy rains have spurred major flooding in areas of northern New Jersey, trapping dozens of motorists and residents who needed to be rescued by emergency responders.

The Latest: N. Carolina reports an additional death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 7:07am

The Latest on the effects of Hurricane Florence (all times local):

The Latest: Trump would prefer faster Kavanaugh confirmation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 5:59am

The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local):

Bank exec told shooting responders: Save my life for my kids

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 5:59am

Believing she was dying after a gunman riddled her body with bullets, a bank executive said Wednesday she urged first responders to save her life for her two small children.

Alaska governor declares emergency for native languages

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 4:49am

Gov. Bill Walker has declared an emergency for Alaska Native languages, aiming to promote and preserve all 20 recognized indigenous languages in the state.

Official: Police chief's rental units held drugs, firearms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 3:42am

An investigation found that a police chief in North Carolina had rental units holding images of nude women, narcotics and firearms.

Man denies escaping, re-entering prison with illicit items

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 3:27am

An inmate denies escaping a Tennessee prison and returning with contraband to sell on the prison's black market.

Testimony at Quinton Tillis trial: Dying woman named 'Eric'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 3:00am

Prosecutors in Mississippi insist they're trying the right man for an awful crime, the killing of a woman who was set on fire on a backroad.

Man accused of kidnapping women at gunpoint, assaulting 1

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 2:56am

A South Carolina man is accused of kidnapping two women at gunpoint and sexually assaulting one of them.

Blocked US grizzly hunts fuel call for changes to law

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 12:33am

A court ruling that blocked grizzly bear hunts in the U.S. West carries far wider political implications amid a push by Congress for sweeping changes to how imperiled species are managed.

Deported man is suspect in deadly California beatings

Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 12:23am

A man who was deported from the United States six times was expected in court Wednesday to face charges after police say he killed three people and injured four in attacks targeting sleeping homeless men in California.

GOP picks female prosecutor to question Kavanaugh, accuser

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 12:13am

Senate Republicans are bringing in Arizona prosecutor Rachel Mitchell to handle questioning about allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, describing her as tough, experienced and, above all, objective.

Police: Defendant talking about teens' deaths on jail phone

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:25pm

Police say a man charged in the deaths of two Utah teenagers found down an abandoned mine shaft has discussed the slayings during hundreds of jailhouse phone calls.

Man who tortured, drowned ex-roommate set to die Wednesday

Juan A. Lozano and Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:41pm

A Texas inmate who taunted a jury to sentence him to death is scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening for torturing and drowning an East Texas woman in his bathtub and then stuffing her body into a barrel.

With Kavanaugh nomination, Trump faces #MeToo

Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:41pm

President Donald Trump's victory helped give rise to the #MeToo era. Now, as it threatens his latest pick to the Supreme Court and his party's electoral majorities in Congress, Trump is taking aim at the movement that has spurred a national reckoning around gender equity and sexual consent.

Are they ready? Kavanaugh, Ford prep for high-stakes hearing

Laurie Kellman and David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:41pm

On Thursday morning, a psychology professor from California will sit before lawmakers to accuse a Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault — while all of Washington, and much of the nation, watches it live. It's a high-stakes, high-drama moment with the power to sink Judge Brett Kavanaugh's chances of winning a seat on the high court and to shift the dynamic in the upcoming midterm elections.

Border Patrol's first female chief hopes to inspire women

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:39pm

U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost says she hopes she can inspire other women to sign up with the agency, which has just one female agent for every 20 men.

If Rosenstein leaves Justice Department, what happens next?

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:25pm

The investigation into Russian election interference is often called the Mueller probe, but it's Rod Rosenstein who oversees it.