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FBI: Brooklyn gang member charged in shooting of agent

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:27pm

Federal authorities charged a New York man Monday in the shooting of an FBI agent over the weekend, calling the case an "unprovoked assault" by a member of a violent street gang.

Mitt Romney spends $5.2M in route to US Senate victory

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:27pm

Republican Mitt Romney spent five times as much as his Democratic opponent in his campaign to win a U.S. Senate seat.

Jury acquits ex-Omaha officer in death after repeated stuns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:09pm

A jury has acquitted a former Omaha police officer charged after the death of a mentally ill man who was shocked a dozen times with a stun gun.

Ex-police officer charged with providing badge to robbers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:46pm

An ex-police officer in Memphis, Tennessee, has been charged with providing civilians with a badge and other police equipment so that they could pretend to be law enforcement officers and rob drug crews.

Environmental groups to sue over offshore drilling tests

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:45pm

Two people with direct knowledge of the situation say environmental groups are going to sue President Donald Trump's administration over plans to conduct offshore drilling tests.

Plan would keep about 1,000 bears in northwest Montana

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:29pm

Montana wildlife commissioners adopted a grizzly bear conservation plan Monday that would maintain the largest population of the bruins in the Lower 48 at roughly current numbers even if the species loses its federal protections.

Tall Yellowstone geyser sets record with recent activity

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:12pm

The world's tallest active geyser has set a record.

The Latest: US arrests 32 at San Diego border protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:09pm

The Latest on a demonstration at San Diego's border with Tijuana, Mexico (all times local):

The U.S. Border Patrol has made 32 arrests at a demonstration at the border separating San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:07pm

The U.S. Border Patrol has made 32 arrests at a demonstration at the border separating San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico.

US judge tosses bulk of suit against Trump immigration move

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:54pm

The Trump administration provided adequate justification for its decision to end a program that reunited hundreds of immigrants from Central America with family members in the U.S., a federal judge ruled Monday.

Agency: Man in prison for killing kids apparently kills self

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:39pm

Authorities say a man who was serving life in prison for the murder of his three children when he was named as the only suspect in the beating death of his cellmate has died of an apparent suicide.

The latest developments in Trump-related investigations

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:34pm

President Donald Trump is facing escalating criminal investigations in Washington and New York that are examining not only whether his campaign coordinated with the Kremlin but also whether he illegally bought the silence of two women who say they had sex with him.

Sen. Boulton questions truthfulness of ethics complaint

David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:30pm

An Iowa lawmaker challenged on Monday the accusations of a woman who filed an ethics complaint alleging he touched her inappropriately in bars a year before he became a senator, saying parts of her story "do not ring true."

Judge asked to postpone trial over student's fatal stabbing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:24pm

Maryland prosecutors have asked a judge to postpone a trial for a white man charged with a hate crime in the fatal stabbing of a black student on the University of Maryland's campus.

Border Patrol arrests 32 at San Diego demonstration

Gregory Bull, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:22pm

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested 32 people at a demonstration Monday that was organized by a Quaker group on the border with Mexico, authorities said. Demonstrators were calling for an end to detaining and deporting immigrants and showing support for migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum seekers.

The Latest: Teen charged with killing pregnant schoolmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:13pm

The Latest on the slaying of pregnant teen in northern Indiana (all times local):

Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

Elana Schor, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:06pm

Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign designed to drum up Democratic support for a sweeping agenda to fight climate change, with the 2020 presidential campaign in their sights.

Nashville's only abortion clinic suspends abortion services

Kimberlee Kruesi and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:54pm

Women seeking abortions in Nashville will now have to travel hours outside the city after the only clinic offering abortions in the region has temporarily halted its services.

No tea party here: House Democrats can't wait to govern

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:53pm

As House control is about to switch, it serves as a reminder about Democrats: They like government. And governing.