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3 Nevada horses now quarantined due to equine herpes virus

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 6:59pm

State agriculture officials have ordered the quarantine or a second and third horse in southern Nevada that tested positive for an equine herpes virus after the state high school rodeo last month in Pahrump.

Utah passes bill blocking independent police review boards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 6:45pm

The Utah Legislature has passed a bill banning oversight powers for independent civilian boards established to review police departments.

Ex-officer says she had sex while child was dying in hot car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 6:08pm

A former Mississippi Gulf Coast police officer told a judge Monday that she had sex with her supervisor and then fell asleep while her 3-year-old daughter was dying inside an overheated patrol car.

NYPD backtracks, says officer wasn't killed in 1999 shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 5:32pm

The New York Police Department says confusion surrounding a long-awaited arrest led officials to wrongly declare that an off-duty officer had been killed in a 1999 shooting in the Bronx.

Tweets could doom judge's nomination to Kansas appeals court

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 5:29pm

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's nomination of a trial judge to Kansas' second-highest court appeared doomed Monday after two key Republican legislators decried past social media posts criticizing President Donald Trump and expressing support for gun control and abortion rights.

4-year-old who wandered off still missing on Navajo Nation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 5:14pm

The police search for a 4-year-old girl missing since last week on the Utah portion of the Navajo Nation remains on hold but volunteers and family members are still looking.

Utah teenager killed while playing with shotgun

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 5:12pm

Authorities say a 16-year-old Utah teenager died after accidentally shooting himself with a shotgun he was playing with.

Police officer suspended amid white nationalist affiliation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 5:09pm

A Virginia police officer has been removed as a school resource officer and suspended from the police department amid allegations that he's a member of a white nationalist group.

Trump tweets donation check to Homeland Security

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 5:01pm

President Donald Trump has tweeted a picture of a $100,000 check he recently wrote to the Department of Homeland Security, his latest donation to a federal agency.

$2 million bail set in Montana shooting that injured trooper

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 4:52pm

A judge set bail at $2 million Monday for a man accused of fatally shooting one person and injuring three, including a Montana Highway Patrol trooper.

The Latest: Judge sets $2 million bail in Montana shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 4:05pm

The Latest on a Montana shooting that killed one and injured three(all times local):

Trial of Dallas officer set to start Aug. 12

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 3:57pm

A date has been set for the murder trial of a white former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man in his own apartment.

Driver gets 5 years for shooting at white nationalist speech

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 3:54pm

A Texas man has been sentenced to five years in prison for serving as the getaway driver for a man convicted of shooting at an anti-white-supremacist protester.

Have You Seen This? Cow crosses road, goes to Chick-fil-A

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Mar 18th - 3:30pm

Why did the cow cross the road? To go get Chick-fil-A, obviously!

AP Explains: Trump 'Wall Defense Fund' cash goes to campaign

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 3:05pm

President Donald Trump's re-election campaign is urging supporters to contribute to a "Wall Defense Fund" as it seeks to cash in on opposition to the president's signature campaign promise.

Defense criticizes years-long monitoring of terror defendant

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 2:39pm

Defense lawyers for a man charged with killing eight people in a New York City terrorist attack said in a court filing Monday that the U.S. had their client under surveillance and perhaps illegally for years.

June trial set for South Dakota woman in 1981 death of baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 2:34pm

A June trial date is set for a South Dakota woman charged in the death of a newborn who was abandoned in a ditch in 1981.

Wife of wounded Montana trooper grateful for support

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 2:33pm

The wife of a Montana Highway Patrol trooper wounded while investigating a fatal shooting is thanking people from across the country for their support.

Sharpton, family seek change a year after Stephon Clark died

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 2:31pm

Standing beside the family of a 22-year-old black man who was fatally shot by police a year ago Monday, the Rev. Al Sharpton called for California to make it easier to prosecute officers who kill civilians and to require that all cases go before a grand jury.