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Former Georgia Congressman Jack Brinkley dies at 88

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 7:16pm

A former Georgia congressman has died at a hospital in Columbus.

Former Georgia Congressman Jack Brinkley dies at 88

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 7:14pm

Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Jack Brinkley, a strong supporter in developing a highway in Georgia and improving training at Fort Benning, has died. He was 88.

The Latest: Man arrested at bank was a trainee prison guard

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 7:13pm

The Latest on the shooting inside a Florida bank that killed five people (all times local):

Autopsy: Man's death after encounter with police a homicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 6:51pm

An autopsy has concluded that the death of a man apprehended by police in Mississippi's largest city was a homicide, a coroner said Wednesday.

State prisoner charged in Indianapolis shooting deaths of 4

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 6:13pm

Prosecutors have charged a state prisoner with four counts of murder in connection with the shooting deaths of four people inside an Indianapolis home nearly four years ago.

Ken Starr urges trust in system for probing presidents

Mary Hudetz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 6:09pm

Former independent counsel Kenneth Starr, who spearheaded the 1990s investigation into President Bill Clinton, urged public trust in the checks and balances established for holding presidential administrations accountable, saying Wednesday that the system remains widely underappreciated.

The Latest: Jackson Lee leaves black caucus foundation post

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 6:04pm

The Latest on Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas (all times local):

US says it won't recognize Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's order to expel American diplomats

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 5:55pm

US says it won't recognize Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's order to expel American diplomats.

Man driving when Missouri boy was fatally shot gets 15 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 5:18pm

A man who was driving a vehicle when a passenger started shooting at a Missouri home, killing a sleeping 3-year-old boy, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

3 men charged with conspiracy to make 'swatting' calls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 4:59pm

Three men have been charged with conspiracy to help a Los Angeles man make phony emergency "swatting" calls around the nation in hopes of sending police to the scene or forcing building evacuations.

Iranian TV anchor held as witness is released from US jail

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 4:56pm

A prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television who was held in the U.S. as a material witness was released from jail Wednesday evening.

Iranian television anchorwoman Marzieh Hashemi, who was held as material witness in US case, has been released from jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 4:49pm

Iranian television anchorwoman Marzieh Hashemi, who was held as material witness in US case, has been released from jail.

OU warns students of person in blackface on Norman campus

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 4:34pm

The University of Oklahoma is warning students that someone wearing blackface has been spotted walking on and around the campus in Norman.

2 Fort Bliss soldiers killed, 7 hurt after training crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 4:08pm

Authorities say two soldiers from an Army base in Texas have died and seven other military members remain hospitalized after two military training vehicles crashed in southern New Mexico.

New Jersey prosecutor: No charges in sexual assault case

Mike Catalini, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 3:51pm

A New Jersey prosecutor's office said Wednesday that it won't charge a former state official accused of sexual assault by another employee in Gov. Phil Murphy's administration, citing "a lack of credible evidence."

Idaho teacher charged with child rape pleads not guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 3:34pm

An eastern Idaho teacher has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of sexually abusing a first-grade boy ten years ago.

DACA recipients see little reason to hope in latest proposal

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 3:34pm

Daniel Briones has a degree in economics and a job in banking, but his future could not feel less certain.

The Latest: Request for help delays Denver teachers' strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 3:29pm

The Latest on a planned strike by Denver teachers (all times local):

Ex-NYPD official: Trump got star treatment from gun bureau

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 3:18pm

A disgraced former commander in the New York Police Department's gun licensing bureau claimed in a court filing Wednesday that President Donald Trump and his eldest son were among celebrities and donors who got licenses without proper credentials.

Republican Party to express 'undivided support' for Trump

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 3:15pm

The Republican Party's governing body is set to offer its "undivided support" for Donald Trump and his "effective presidency," lending its backing to the president and his re-election campaign.