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Opening statements set in trial over burned woman's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:04pm

Opening arguments are set Tuesday in the retrial of a man accused of killing a Mississippi woman by setting her on fire.

The Latest: Dallas officer's attorney says firing unfair

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:39pm

The Latest on the firing of a white Dallas police officer charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of her black neighbor in the man's own apartment (all times local):

Caregiver charged with attempted murder in newborn stabbings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 8:29pm

A 52-year-old caregiver was charged in the knife attack on five people, including three newborn babies, at a home that was apparently being used as an unlicensed nursery for new mothers and their children.

Man arrested in connection with attack on homeless person

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:34pm

A man arrested Monday on suspicion of beating a homeless man into unconsciousness is suspected of at least six other attacks in Los Angeles and Santa Monica that killed three people and critically injured others, police said.

Ex-Virginia Tech student's gun arrest case dismissed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 6:08pm

A case against a former Virginia Tech student accused of illegally possessing an assault weapon has been tossed out.

Officials in Vegas air info in 2016 police chokehold death

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:59pm

A public airing of information about the death of an unarmed 40-year-old man at the hands of a Las Vegas police officer last year failed to satisfy the man's mother, who sobbed Monday through descriptions of her son's autopsy and later called the proceeding a cover-up of a criminal act.

Alaska man charged with murder in 10-year-old girl's slaying

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:51pm

An Alaska man was charged Monday in the death of a 10-year-old girl whose remains were found more than a week after she was reported missing.

GOP lawmaker declines to resign, won't serve another term

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:38pm

Despite Republican leaders calling on Washington lawmaker Rep. Matt Manweller to resign in the wake of new sexual misconduct allegations, Manweller says he will finish his term but will resign if re-elected.

School bus lands on side in crash; minor injuries reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:27pm

Officials say some minor injuries were reported after a school bus carrying children ran over an embankment in a construction zone in western Pennsylvania and landed on its side.

Jury finds Tennessee cemetery mostly to blame

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:13pm

A jury on Monday found a Tennessee cemetery mostly responsible for failing to meet obligations to families whose loved ones' bodies were mishandled, but hasn't yet determined how much it should pay relatives.

The Latest: Inmate: Hoehn suggested cutting baby out of womb

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:57pm

The Latest on trial of William Hoehn, accused of murder in the death of Savanna Greywind (all times local):

Lawsuits over monuments will stay in Washington, D.C., judge orders

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:40pm

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has declined to move to Utah a pair of lawsuits fighting President Donald Trump's downsizing of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.

Republicans are digging in on Kavanaugh. Here's why.

Steve Peoples and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:39pm

The first allegation against Brett Kavanaugh left Republicans rattled and nervous. The second left them angry and ready to fight back.

Death of US diplomat in Madagascar being investigated

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:33pm

The State Department says the death of an American diplomat in Madagascar is being investigated by U.S. and local authorities.

Man, 74, found alive after 5 days inside fire-gutted complex

Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:05pm

Engineers inspecting the wreckage of a public housing complex gutted by fire five days ago found a 74-year-old tenant inside, alive and well, on Monday.

Judge orders US to revive public role in energy lease sales

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 3:46pm

A federal judge has ordered the reinstatement of public participation opportunities in oil and gas lease sales in Western states that were largely eliminated by the Trump administration to speed up sales.

Man pleads not guilty to threatening Globe journalists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 3:39pm

A Los Angeles man has pleaded not guilty to making a series of phone calls threatening to kill journalists at The Boston Globe.

Garbage trucks honor sanitation worker who died on the job

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 3:38pm

Several garbage trucks participated in a funeral procession to honor a sanitation worker who was killed on the job in southern Michigan.

Appeals court sides with North Dakota in voter ID dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 3:22pm

A federal appeals court has blocked a lower court ruling expanding the kinds of proof of identity that voters can use in North Dakota elections.

The Latest: Suspect pleads not guilty Arizona girls' deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 3:05pm

The Latest on a man charged with killing two Arizona girls who disappeared years ago (all times local):