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Teen ordered to trial in rape, beating of jogger in Sandy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:37am

A teenager accused of raping and trying to kill a 50-year-old woman who was jogging in a park in suburban Salt Lake City has been ordered to stand trial on kidnapping, sexual assault and attempted murder charges.

Testimony starts in cold-case slaying blamed on racism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:27am

Testimony is under way in Georgia in the cold-case slaying of a black man whom authorities have said was killed because of racism.

Man who set up wife's killing must serve life sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:27am

The conviction of a New York man accused of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while they walked with one of their young sons has been upheld by an appellate court.

Musician loses work after anti-immigrant post on Facebook

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:11am

An Alabama musician who said on social media that he'd like to shoot immigrants attempting to enter the United States says he's losing work because of the post.

N. Idaho man sentenced for 'lie and buy' gun crime

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:07am

A 23-year-old northern Idaho man who lied about buying a gun for his own use but that instead was for someone else has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.

No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

Nomaan Merchant and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:54am

Trump administration officials say they have no clear plan yet on how to reunite the thousands of children separated from their families at the border since the implementation of a zero-tolerance policy in which anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally is criminally prosecuted.

Public funeral scheduled for 4 children killed in standoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:18am

A public funeral service has been scheduled for four children killed in a standoff in Florida.

Air Force clears B-1B bomber fleet to resume operations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:08am

The U.S. Air Force says its B-1B bombers will resume flight operations this week after an emergency landing by one of the bombers grounded the fleet nearly two weeks ago.

Prosecutor: Suspect in kidnap attempt a convicted rapist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:21am

Prosecutors say a man charged with trying to abduct a woman jogging along a Massachusetts street last weekend has previously been convicted of rape.

Stranded drivers rescued in flooded South Texas city

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:16am

Parts of a drought-ridden South Texas city are submerged under flood waters after two days of storms dropped nearly 10 inches (25 centimeters) of rain.

Philadelphia Zoo welcomes baby giraffe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:09am

The Philadelphia Zoo has welcomed a baby giraffe.

Police replace stuffed cheetah lost on interstate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 5:58am

A boy who lost a stuffed animal on a highway has a new one thanks to the Rhode Island State Police.

Teenager finds bear breaking into his home for loaf of bread

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 5:50am

An 18-year-old Connecticut man who was investigating a loud noise in his kitchen says he came face-to-face with a bear.

Ohio State to shut down 3-year-old sexual assault center

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 5:29am

Ohio State University says it's shutting down its three-year-old Sexual Civility and Empowerment unit after finding it didn't properly document and report students' sexual assault complaints.

Bolton: NK has 'dramatic choice,' talks will move quickly

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 5:27am

President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton says North Korea is facing a "decisive and dramatic choice" on whether to give up its nuclear program and ballistic missiles.

House GOP gets little direction from Trump on immigration

Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 4:54am

President Donald Trump told House Republicans he is "1,000 percent" behind their rival immigration bills, providing little clear direction for party leaders searching for a way to defuse the escalating controversy over family separations at the southern border.

US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

Matthew Lee and Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 4:34am

The United States is leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It's the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.

'I can't live without him': Florida man slain in home attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 4:03am

Authorities say a Florida man has died after three people burst into his home and began shooting.

Hearing set for California parents accused of shackling kids

Amy Taxin and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 1:16am

Prosecutors were expected to begin making their case Wednesday against a Southern California couple suspected of starving and shackling their children in a case that drew worldwide headlines when the parents were arrested last winter.