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Prosecutors want 89-year sentence in firefighters' deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 11:24am

Prosecutors are requesting an 89-year prison term for a woman who set fire to a nail salon resulting in the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters.

Police identify domestic assault suspect killed by officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 11:11am

Authorities in Virginia have identified an assault suspect who was shot and killed by police.

Lawsuit: University, prosecutors covered up sexual assaults

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:59am

A class-action lawsuit says prosecutors and detectives worked to cover up sexual assault complaints at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Surgeon denies negligence in removing woman's healthy kidney

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:52am

A South Dakota surgeon denies he breached the standard of care when he removed an Iowa woman's healthy kidney instead of her adrenal gland.

3D-printed gun firm owner accused of paying for underage sex

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:46am

An affidavit accuses the owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns of paying $500 cash to have sex with a female under 17.

Judge steps aside in homicide case against ex-officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:45am

A Philadelphia judge agreed Wednesday to reassign the case of a fired Philadelphia police officer charged this month in the on-duty shooting death of a fleeing suspect.

Fire that killed couple, 86, shows Florence's broad reach

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:43am

When Florence knocked the power out Friday evening in a leafy, Fayetteville, North Carolina, subdivision, Mary Kennedy checked in with her elderly neighbors by phone to make sure they were OK.

The Latest: 4 injured, shooter down in Wisconsin shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:43am

The Latest on report of active shooter at a commercial building in a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin (all times local):

Trump rips Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general'

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:29am

President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, saying, "I don't have an attorney general."

The Latest: Jury views photos of Laquan McDonald's wounds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:24am

The Latest on the trial of a Chicago police officer charge with murder in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald (all times local):

'A no-brainer:' Man rescues struggling woman in NC flooding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:14am

Michael Cornelius was in the car Monday with his wife and their four children and trying to drive out of their waterlogged North Carolina community, when he became one of the many unsung heroes of Florence.

4 people injured in shooting at business in Madison suburb

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:13am

Four people were shot and wounded during a shooting Wednesday at a software company in a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin, according to a city administrator.

US tags Iran anew as top terror sponsor, global attacks fall

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:02am

The United States has once again named Iran as the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, accusing it of intensifying numerous conflicts and trying to undermine governments throughout the Middle East.

Rice University to offer free tuition to low-income and middle-income undergraduate students

Gisela Crespo, CNN  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:00am

Rice University will award scholarships that will cover the cost of tuition to students from low-income and middle-income families starting next fall, the school announced Tuesday.

The Latest: Trump tours streets flood-ravaged from Florence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:45am

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to the Carolinas to review Hurricane Florence damage (all times local):

Mom wants ad pulled featuring one son criticizing another

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:41am

The mother of a Wisconsin congressional candidate Randy Bryce doesn't like to see her sons fight.

Police stop black legislative candidate going door-to-door

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:32am

A black legislative candidate says she feels humiliated after police in Wisconsin stopped her and questioned her while she was campaigning door-to-door.

Court sets trial dates for man accused in horses' deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:30am

A southwestern Idaho man who was charged with misdemeanor animal abuse after four of his horses were found dead in a pasture earlier this year will go to trial in January.

Judge clears man who smothered grandson to death in Ohio

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:29am

An Ohio judge has found a 400-pound (181-kilogram) man who smothered his mildly autistic grandson to death while trying to restrain him has been found not guilty of reckless homicide.