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Kansas judge considers blocking telemedicine abortion ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:55pm

A state court judge is considering whether to block Kansas from enforcing a ban on telemedicine abortions that are to start in January.

Man on Utah's death row for 30 years seeks new trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:08pm

A Chicago native who has been on death row in Utah for more than three decades for the death of a Provo woman is seeking a new trial.

Death row executions remain near historic lows in 2018

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:04pm

Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows this year, according to an annual report on the death penalty released Friday.

Use of death penalty continues to decline in Texas

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:03pm

While Texas led the nation in the number of inmates executed in 2018, the use of capital punishment in the state continues to decline, according to a new report.

Several injured after explosion, fire at energy facility

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:37pm

An explosion and fire at a MarkWest energy facility in Pennsylvania has left several people with injuries.

Southern Colorado crash kills deputy, woman, year-old baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:20pm

Two sheriff's vehicles crashed into a car in southern Colorado, killing a deputy, the car's driver and a year-old baby.

The Latest: Report sheds no light on how man fled hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:13pm

The Latest on man facing trial for escaping from a Hawaii psychiatric facility (all times local):

Florida executes man convicted of the 1992 beating and stabbing death of a South Florida woman.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:52pm

Florida executes man convicted of the 1992 beating and stabbing death of a South Florida woman. .

7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:14pm

A 7-year-old girl who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father last week died after being taken into the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol, federal immigration authorities confirmed Thursday.

The Latest: California Coastal Commission unveils phone app

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:56pm

The Latest on the California Coastal Commission unveiling a new smartphone app (all times local):

California fire survivors share lessons in loss, recovery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:45pm

Survivors of a deadly blaze that tore through California wine country last year shared lessons of loss and pain but also resilience with those who escaped the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century last month.

Police: A Georgia police officer and suspect have both died in a shooting after a traffic stop just east of Atlanta

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:45pm

Police: A Georgia police officer and suspect have both died in a shooting after a traffic stop just east of Atlanta.

Tainted romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:30pm

U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in California.

Bear attacks, drags woman outside Pennsylvania home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:58pm

Game wardens say a bear attacked a woman outside her home in Pennsylvania and dragged her more than 80 yards (73 meters).

Death row inmate seeks execution; judge to decide competency

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:44pm

A Mississippi judge will decide whether a death row inmate who says he wants to be executed is mentally competent to waive all his appeals.

Ex-Baylor student can graduate from Dallas-area university

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:42pm

A former Baylor fraternity president accused of rape will be able to earn a degree from a Dallas-area university if he meets all the degree requirements.

Men accuse each other of murder in phone calls from jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:15pm

Calls from jail suggest two Utah men are blaming each other for fatally shooting a homeless man.

Georgia officer killed after traffic stop; suspect dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:58pm

A Georgia police officer and a suspect died Thursday night after a traffic stop led to a foot chase and shooting just east of Atlanta, authorities said.

Border Patrol arrests former student from Kenya in Spokane

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:54pm

In spite of a city ordinance that bars federal immigration agents from accessing nonpublic city property without a criminal warrant, U.S. Border Patrol arrested a former student from Kenya at a Spokane bus station.