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Former bus driver gets 4 years in crash that killed 6 kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:05pm

An ex-Tennessee school bus driver who was at the wheel in a wreck that killed six children has been sentenced to four years in prison for criminally negligent homicide.

Trump says VA pick will soon decide whether to withdraw

Hope Yen and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:00pm

President Donald Trump said Tuesday his choice to lead Veterans Affairs would soon make a decision on whether to withdraw after the emergence of late-surfacing allegations about inappropriate behavior on the job and overprescribing prescription drugs. "It's totally his decision," Trump said.

Iran's foreign minister tells AP that Iran will 'most likely' abandon nuclear deal if Trump pulls US out

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:00pm

Iran's foreign minister tells AP that Iran will 'most likely' abandon nuclear deal if Trump pulls US out.

The Latest: Spokesman: George HW Bush responding, recovering

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:59am

The Latest on the health of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local):

Spokesman: George HW Bush "responding and recovering"

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:58am

Former President George H.W. Bush was "responding and recovering" to treatment at a Houston hospital on Tuesday for an infection that had spread to his blood, according to a family spokesman.

9 waterfalls you should see this spring in southcentral Idaho

Heather Kennison, Times-news  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:57am

Melissa Barry knows that waterfalls are an easy sell when it comes to attracting tourists.

Affidavit: Suspects bragged about abducting Oklahoma teens

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:56am

Authorities say suspects in the 1999 shooting deaths of an Oklahoma couple and the abduction of their 16-year-old daughter and her friend "bragged" about photographing the girls while they were bound.

Authorities: Woman faked cancer claims for insurance money

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:55am

Authorities in North Carolina have accused a woman of filing nearly 300 insurance claims for cancer even though she didn't have the disease.

California chief vows review after stabbing by homeless man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:53am

A California police chief says his department will review its procedures after a restaurant patron with his young daughter on his lap was fatally stabbed inside a crowded steakhouse by a homeless man.

Trump: Kim Jong Un 'very open' and 'very honorable'

Jonathan Lemire and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:52am

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested the North Korean dictator has been "very open" and "very honorable," a sharply different assessment of a leader he once denounced as "Little Rocket Man."

The Latest: Dad says 'incompetency' led to school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:52am

The Latest on the commission investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times local):

Investigators: School design contributed to massacre

Terry Spencer and Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:44am

Faulty classroom design and failures in the police radio and 911 systems contributed to the chaos and deaths during the recent Florida high school massacre, a commission investigating the shooting was told at its first meeting Tuesday.

Lawmaker apologizes for calling shooting survivor 'dummy'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:43am

A Rhode Island lawmaker who called a school shooting survivor a "dummy" for her response to a separate shooting that killed four people at a restaurant in Nashville said Tuesday he's sorry for the remark.

The Latest: Trump says VA nominee to make decision soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:40am

The Latest on Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's pick to be secretary of Veterans Affairs (all times local):

Atlanta attorney who killed wife to be sentenced next month

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:36am

An Atlanta attorney who was convicted of murder for fatally shooting his business executive wife is to be sentenced next month.

President Trump says of VA nominee Ronny Jackson it's 'totally his decision' whether to drop out

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:33am

President Trump says of VA nominee Ronny Jackson it's 'totally his decision' whether to drop out.

Greitens case: Judge to consider disqualifying prosecutors

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:30am

The legal battle between lawyers from Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and St. Louis prosecutors is escalating, with a judge considering Tuesday a request to disqualify the circuit attorney's office from a felony case over Greitens' use of charity donor list for his 2016 gubernatorial campaign.

The Latest: Trump softens tone on Syria withdrawal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:28am

The Latest on the White House visit of French President Emmanuel Macron (all times local):

Fort Worth gang member to die for killing girl, grandmother

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:24am

Ice cream and slices of a Hannah Montana-themed birthday cake were being served at a 9-year-old girl's party outside a Fort Worth apartment when a man dressed in black got out of a car, grabbed a laser-sighted semi-automatic rifle from the trunk and opened fire.