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Mississippi man shot and killed after standoff with police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:44pm

A Mississippi man was shot dead Monday by police after a standoff, with police saying he emerged from a house pointing a gun at officers.

Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial delayed until June

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:37pm

Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial in New York City is being delayed until June 3.

W.Va. teachers' unions call for strike over education bill

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:33pm

West Virginia teachers' unions on Monday called a statewide strike over an education bill that they view as lacking their input and as retaliation for a walkout last year.

West Virginia teachers' unions have called a statewide strike over an education bill they view as retaliation.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:27pm

West Virginia teachers' unions have called a statewide strike over an education bill they view as retaliation.

16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:19pm

California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Officials: Ohio has a hepatitis A outbreak, but it's not new

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 3:48pm

The Ohio Department of Health says reports that wrongly imply a newly declared outbreak of hepatitis A are circulating around the state, apparently prompted by a recent case involving a restaurant worker.

Proclamation remembers Idaho internment camp prisoners

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 3:31pm

Idaho Gov. Brad Little has issued a proclamation to recognize and remember the people of Japanese ancestry imprisoned at the Minidoka prison camp in south-central Idaho during WWII.

The Latest: Maduro says Trump sounds almost Nazi-like

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 3:19pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump addressing the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):

3 children among 4 found dead after west Michigan shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 2:59pm

Authorities say three children and a woman were found dead of apparent gunshot wounds at a home in western Michigan.

Man arrested during Virginia Capitol protest over Northam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 2:24pm

A protester at the Virginia Capitol has been arrested during a protest against Gov. Ralph Northam.

Protests slam Trump's declaration as states ready lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 2:14pm

Protesters around the U.S. spent Presidents Day rallying against President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration as at least a dozen states planned a lawsuit to block Trump's latest ploy to fund his long-promised border wall.

Video of officer punching teen prompts AG investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 1:45pm

A video showing police repeatedly punching a 16-year-old during an arrest has prompted the Delaware Attorney General's Office to review the case.

University of Oklahoma regents to discuss investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 1:42pm

The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents have scheduled a special meeting to discuss an undisclosed "personnel investigation."

Police: Man accused of kidnapping his son found in Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 1:33pm

Police in Massachusetts say a man accused of kidnapping his 1-year-old son has been located in Mexico.

LePage says he wasn't aware of high rate paid on Trump hotel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 1:05pm

Former Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he was not aware of his administration spending more than $1,100 a night during a stay at a Trump hotel.

The Latest: DOC chief disappointed in prison riot verdict

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 1:05pm

The Latest on the verdicts of four inmates charged in the prison riot at Vaughn Correctional Center in February 2017 (all times local):

Evers wants to decriminalize marijuana, legalize medical use

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 12:33pm

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced Monday that his budget will include proposals to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use and legalize medical marijuana.

Florida police hold rattlesnake in the back of a patrol car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 12:27pm

A rattlesnake in Florida ended up in the back of a police car.

Idaho man arrested following nearly 4-hour standoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 12:19pm

Police say they arrested a man after he forced entry into a woman's home and threatened her with a gun in western Idaho.

Bill to keep Idaho wolf control board headed to governor

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 12:13pm

Legislation to keep operating an Idaho board that pays a federal agency to kill wolves that attack livestock and elk is on its way to Gov. Brad Little.