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Golden State Killer trial to be held in Northern California

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 12:46pm

A former police officer accused of being the Golden State Killer will be tried in Sacramento County on more than a dozen murders committed up and down the state that terrorized residents during the 1970s and '80s.

Michael Cohen to plead guilty in fraud case

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 12:40pm

President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, has reached a plea deal with prosecutors investigating payments he made to women for Trump, multiple new outlets reported Tuesday afternoon.

Arkansas man stands trial in 3-year-old boy's shooting death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 12:30pm

A murder trial has begun for an Arkansas man accused of firing his gun into another driver's car and killing a 3-year-old boy who was in the back seat.

Mental health exam could loosen restrictions for Hinckley

Ben Finley, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 12:27pm

The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will soon undergo a new round of psychological tests before a court decides if he can live under fewer restrictions in a gated community in Virginia.

Utah man charged with killing city worker over yard cleanup

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 12:07pm

A Utah man called a city worker to his house, shot her in the head and set her body on fire after she mailed him notice to clean up his yard in suburban Salt Lake City, prosecutors said in charges filed Tuesday.

Decomposing body found in Michigan capital's sewer system

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:57am

Police say a decomposing body has been found during a routine check of a sewer system in Michigan's capital city.

The Latest: Schumer not assured by Kavanaugh on Roe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:39am

The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is meeting Congress members before confirmation hearings in September (all times local):

Hurricane watch issued for Hawaii's Big Island, Maui

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:39am

The National Weather Service has issued a hurricane watch for parts of Hawaii.

Man pleads not guilty to murder in deaths of wife, father

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:37am

A New Hampshire man has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the deaths of his wife and his father.

Wife: No reattaching man's hand lost in sausage grinder

Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:28am

The wife of a Jamestown man who severed a hand while making sausage in his garage believes the quick actions of emergency responders likely saved his life but says her husband will still lose the hand.

Utah man dies after falling out of Jeep during hunting trip

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:20am

Utah Highway Patrol says a Utah man died after falling out the back of a moving Jeep during a hunting trip.

The Latest: Man fatally shot in NH was wanted in Maine

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:16am

The Latest on a fatal shootout and police chase (all times local):

United Utah hopeful gets nod from ex-contenders in 2 parties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:59am

A northern Utah candidate for a new centrist third-party has picked up some endorsements from former Democratic and Republican contenders.

Sleeping Chicago police officers facing disciplinary action

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:52am

Chicago police say disciplinary action is being taken against two officers after photographs of them sleeping inside a police vehicle spread on social media.

The Latest: Man advised of charges in family's murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:51am

The Latest on the arrest of a Colorado man in the disappearance of his family (all times local):

Alligator kills woman trying to protect her dog at resort

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:14am

A woman who often walked her dog near a golf course lagoon across the street from her vacation home was killed Monday by an alligator that dragged her into the greenish water at a private resort on the South Carolina coast.

Arts school teacher charged with sexually assaulting student

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:00am

A former teacher at a Connecticut magnet school has been charged with engaging in a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student.

Jury in Manafort trial: What if we can't agree on 1 count?

Matthew Barakat, Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:58am

The jury in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort asked the judge Tuesday what it should do if it cannot reach a consensus for a single count in the case.

Oklahoma judge resigns over accusations of abuse, oppression

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:52am

A veteran Oklahoma judge accused of abuse of power after he jailed hundreds of people citing contempt of court has resigned.