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Assistant teacher accused of sexually assaulting 5-year-olds

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 2:31am

Police in Virginia say an assistant teacher accused of sexually assaulting several 5-year-olds has been arrested.

Spokesman: George HW Bush is eager to get well, go to Maine

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:57am

Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said.

Car theft solved too late to prevent Waffle House tragedy

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:19am

After Travis Reinking allegedly stole a BMW from a Nashville area car dealer last week, police say they found it outside the apartment where he lived.

Stuck in jail: Poor Mississippi inmates wait long for trial

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:03am

Jerry Sanders has been sitting in a jail cell on a relatively minor charge of methamphetamine possession for more than a year — longer than the sentence he could get if he's convicted.

Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:43am

Senators were discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department.

Body recovered from Glen Canyon Rec Area in Page; No ID yet

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:14am

Authorities say they've recovered a body at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Page and it is believed to be a person reported missing from Buckeye.

Prosecutors mull retrial for Border Patrol agent

Jacques Billeaud and Anita Snow, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:09am

Prosecutors are evaluating whether to pursue a retrial for a U.S. Border Patrol agent on manslaughter charges after an Arizona jury deadlocked on the lesser counts.

Idaho man pleads guilty to murder, robbery in 2016 killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:06am

An Idaho man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and robbery in a 2016 killing sparked by road rage.

Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:47pm

Senators are discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department.

Commission begins probe into Florida high school massacre

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:05pm

A commission tasked with investigating government actions surrounding the Florida high school massacre and the state's other mass shootings is set to hold its first meeting.

Attorney: California police shot unarmed black man 10 times

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:59pm

Lawyers for the family of an unarmed black man killed by police in a busy Southern California parking lot said Monday that an autopsy found he was shot 10 times and died from choking on his own blood as police delayed getting him medical help.

After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to Senate

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:53pm

A close committee vote on the nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo as secretary of state is sending a warning to the White House as other Trump administration nominees are expected to meet with stiff resistance.

The Latest: Black man shot by officers struck police cars

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:35pm

The Latest on the shooting of a black man killed by Barstow police (all times local):

Mistrial declared for border agent charged with killing teen

Anita Snow and Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:34pm

A mistrial was declared Monday in the case of a U.S. Border Patrol agent after an Arizona jury acquitted him of a second-degree murder charge in the killing of a teen from Mexico but deadlocked on lesser counts of manslaughter.

Rhode Island lawmaker calls school shooting survivor 'dummy'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:16pm

A Rhode Island lawmaker has deleted a tweet calling a school shooting survivor a "dummy" for her response to the shooting that killed four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville.

Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:11pm

Senators were discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department.

House arrest modified for teen mom accused of killing infant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:03pm

An Ohio judge has modified a house arrest order for a former high school cheerleader accused of killing and burying her newborn near her family's home.

Husband of Senate's ex-leader due in court on sex charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:03pm

The estranged husband of former Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg is making his first court appearance since being indicted on sexual assault and other charges.

Officer gives firefighter apology cake: 'Sorry I tased you'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:03pm

An Ohio police officer has apologized for a work mishap by bringing a firefighter a cake iced with an unusual message: "Sorry I tased you."

No typical double date: Trumps, Macrons dine at Mount Vernon

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:31pm

Tending to bonding before business, President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron opened the French president's visit Monday with an anything-but-ordinary double date with their wives at George Washington's house.