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McConnell says Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh to receive up-or-down vote in the Senate 'in the near future'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 1:25pm

McConnell says Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh to receive up-or-down vote in the Senate 'in the near future'

Senate leader McConnell accuses Democrats of 'aiding and abetting' a 'smear campaign' against court nominee Kavanaugh

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 1:16pm

Senate leader McConnell accuses Democrats of 'aiding and abetting' a 'smear campaign' against court nominee Kavanaugh.

Woman in videotaped beach arrest indicted on assault charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:59pm

A Philadelphia woman whose violent arrest at a New Jersey beach over Memorial Day weekend was captured on video has been indicted on charges of aggravated assault of a police officer.

Voting in America is nuts; here’s how to plan ahead

Cynthia Gordy Giwa, Propublica  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:55pm

Let’s get you ready to vote. There are three key questions you should ask.

Examiner not sure what ultimately caused Fargo woman's death

Dave Kolpack, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:39pm

A medical examiner testified Monday that he isn't sure whether a North Dakota woman whose baby was cut from her womb died from blood loss or strangulation.

Idaho sheriff takes heat for sexual assault meme post

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:34pm

A county sheriff in north-central Idaho has apologized for a meme his wife posted to his Facebook page mocking women who don't immediately report sexual assault.

The Latest: 2 GOP politicians allowed on W.Va. Supreme Court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:34pm

The Latest on challenges to the appointments of two Republican politicians to the West Virginia Supreme Court (all times local):

Fill-in justices reject challenges to West Virginia Supreme Court appointments; GOP appointees will serve on court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:29pm

Fill-in justices reject challenges to West Virginia Supreme Court appointments; GOP appointees will serve on court.

The Latest: More winds after Wyoming fire burns more homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:28pm

The Latest on a wildfire in western Wyoming (all times local):

Sex offender faces court in case of 2 Arizona girls killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:14pm

A registered sex offender who was indicted this month in the slayings of two Arizona girls who disappeared and were later found dead years ago faced arraignment Monday on charges of first-degree murder, kidnapping and sexual exploitation of a minor.

18 more convictions tied to corrupt Chicago officer tossed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:03pm

An Illinois judge on Monday vacated the convictions of 18 more men investigated by a corrupt Chicago police sergeant, with a state's attorney later in the day apologizing for what they had to go through.

Rural branches of College of Southern Idaho see growth

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:42am

Enrollment at the College of Southern Idaho's main branch is flat this year, but college officials say the more rural branch campuses are seeing an increase in the number of degree-seeking students.

Virginia prisons to ban tampons for female visitors

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:42am

Women who visit inmates at Virginia prisons will be barred from wearing tampons or menstrual cups under a new policy stemming from concerns about contraband, the state Department of Corrections said Monday.

$18 million in cocaine shows up amid bananas given to prison

Amanda Jackson, CNN  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:15am

This shipment of bananas donated to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice was ripe for contraband.

14-year-old Weber County boy fatally hit by target shooter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:58am

Authorities say a 14-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed while riding in his family's car in northern Utah near a group of target shooters.

White House: Trump, Rosenstein spoke Monday, will meet Thursday at White House amid uncertainty about Deputy AG's fate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:52am

White House: Trump, Rosenstein spoke Monday, will meet Thursday at White House amid uncertainty about Deputy AG's fate.

10 days after Hurricane Florence, fresh chaos in Carolinas

Gary D. Robertson, Martha Waggoner and Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:44am

Ten days after Hurricane Florence came ashore, the storm caused fresh chaos Monday across the Carolinas, where rivers kept rising and thousands more people were told to be ready to evacuate.

Yale law students protest Kavanaugh nomination

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:40am

Dozens of students dressed in black staged a sit-in at Yale Law School on Monday to protest the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and demand an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him.

University of Michigan asks for review of misconduct ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:30am

The University of Michigan has asked a federal appeals court to set aside a decision giving students accused of sexual misconduct at universities the right to cross-examine accusers at disciplinary hearings.