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Police: Machete-wielding man subdued after standoff at home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:34am

Authorities say a man who kept police at bay for more than two hours at a Pennsylvania home threw down incendiary devices that ignited a nearby store and scorched a police patrol car.

4 injured in explosion in vehicle shop at Army depot

Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:32am

A small explosion Thursday in a vehicle shop at an Army depot injured four workers, three of them seriously, officials said.

Kentucky church revokes memberships for nonattendance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:30am

A Kentucky pastor is drawing criticism for kicking out members of his congregation who failed to attend church regularly and contribute.

The Latest: 1 released from hospital after Army depot blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:25am

The Latest on an explosion at a Pennsylvania Army depot (all times local):

Rosa Parks family house set for auction next week

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:14am

The house where civil rights icon Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South amid death threats is scheduled for auction next week with a minimum bid of $1 million.

Amid criticism over Putin summit, Trump wants second meeting

Zeke Miller, Ken Thomas and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:09am

President Donald Trump said Thursday he wants a second meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin to start implementing ideas they discussed at the Helsinki summit.

Votel: No new direction on Syria after Trump-Putin talks

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:05am

The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East said Thursday he has received no new guidance from the Pentagon on cooperating with Russia in Syria following a U.S.-Russia summit that Moscow says focused heavily on Syria.

Indiana man arraigned in 1988 killing of 8-year-old girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:03am

An Indiana man charged in the 1988 rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl has been arraigned in her slaying.

The Latest: 5 people suffer minor injuries in steam blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:01am

The Latest on a Manhattan steam pipe explosion (all times local):

US intel chief in tight spot over Trump and Russia meddling

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:01am

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats' drumbeat of criticism against Russia is clashing loudly with President Donald Trump's pro-Kremlin remarks, leaving the soft-spoken spy chief in an uncomfortable — and perhaps perilous — place in the administration.

Republicans block subpoena for Helsinki summit translator

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:01am

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have blocked a move to subpoena the interpreter from the Helsinki summit to testify about the private talks between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Monitor: Baltimore police committed to reform; work remains

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:59am

The monitoring team overseeing Baltimore police reform says the police department's work so far has "demonstrated a genuine commitment to reform," but it's concerned about reaching future benchmarks.

Teen found starving, living in barn, family members arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:47am

Authorities say a malnourished 15-year-old Oklahoma boy who survived by eating sticks, leaves and grass has been found living in a barn, and four members of his family have been arrested for child neglect.

Police: Girl, 5, found asleep with loaded gun on chest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:38am

Police in New Hampshire say they found a 5-year-old girl sleeping with a loaded handgun on her chest as they investigated a report of shots fired in the apartment.

South Carolina deputies wound shooting suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:38am

South Carolina authorities say a vehicle chase in which a man fired at deputies through a sunroof with an assault rifle ended with deputies shooting and wounding the suspect.

17 hurt in tent collapse at California base leave hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:36am

A helicopter blew down a tent at the Fort Hunter Liggett military base in California on Wednesday night, injuring 22 people, a spokeswoman said.

Minnesota prison officer's on-duty death is 1st on record

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:35am

An inmate used a weapon to kill an officer at a Minnesota state prison, in the first death on record of an on-duty prison guard in the state, corrections officials said.

High-pressure steam leak in Manhattan; no injuries reported

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:31am

A steam pipe exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan early Thursday, hurling chunks of asphalt, sending a geyser of billowing white steam stories into the air and forcing pedestrians to take cover.

NC prison warden sued for violence involving inmates, guards

Tom Foreman Jr. and Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:31am

The former warden of one of North Carolina's most dangerous prisons is being sued by an inmate who says his life was endangered because the administrator didn't reduce threats posed by inmates and even guards in the gang-infested lockup.