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The Latest: Sheriff says Arizona man faces terrorism charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:23pm

The Latest on an 18-year-old Arizona man facing a terrorism charge (all times local):

Trump administration proposes higher 'Obamacare' premiums

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:42pm

The Trump administration on Thursday announced proposed rule changes that would lead to a modest premium increase next year under the Affordable Care Act, potentially handing Democrats a new presidential-year health care issue.

Minnesota mom charged after toddler tumble caught on video

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:13pm

Prosecutors in Minnesota have charged a woman whose 2-year-old child tumbled from the back seat of a moving vehicle while still strapped in a car seat.

Probe: Miscommunication over barriers preceded statue's fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:12pm

University of North Carolina police didn't put up portable barricades around a Confederate statue the night it was toppled because of administrators' concerns that the barriers would be unsightly, according to an investigative report by the statewide university system.

Judge acquits 3 Chicago officers of Laquan McDonald cover-up

Don Babwin and Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:07pm

A judge on Thursday acquitted three Chicago officers of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald, dismissing as just one perspective the shocking dashcam video of the black teenager's death that led to protests, a federal investigation of the police department and the rare murder conviction of an officer.

US government files appeals notice after 2020 census ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:57pm

The Justice Department began its appeal Thursday of a New York judge's ruling stopping the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for the first time since 1950.

North Carolina man accused of beating puppy with shovel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:49pm

Authorities in North Carolina have arrested a man who they say beat a puppy to death with a shovel.

The Latest: Police: Worker shot man who opened fire in IHOP

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:36pm

The Latest on a shooting at an Alabama IHOP (all times local):

Recordings: Mother reported concerns before daughter killed

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:34pm

The mother of a University of Utah track athlete who was killed in October by an ex-boyfriend can be heard telling campus police that she was worried for her daughter's safety in audio recordings released Thursday.

Federal workers caught in the middle apply for unemployment

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:24pm

Thousands of federal employees and their families are applying for unemployment and food stamps to get by as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history drags on with no end in sight. But for some of them, it has been an exercise in confusion and frustration.

DPS: Idaho man arrested in Arizona; 3 abducted kids unharmed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:22pm

Authorities say an Idaho man has been arrested in northwestern Arizona for allegedly trying to take his three young children away from their mother and drive them to Mexico.

North Carolina university leaders depart amid culture war

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:19pm

When Carol Folt gave her first big speech as head of North Carolina's flagship public university, she praised lawyer Julius Chambers, who battled segregationists in court, and she lauded legendary basketball coach Dean Smith's civil rights advocacy. The Tar Heel titans "worked across differences for the common good," she said in 2013.

Man accused of throwing coffee on worker arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:07pm

Police have arrested the man who they say threw hot coffee on an employee at a McDonald's in South Carolina because he was upset over the wait.

Jury deliberating in ex-Utah State player's rape trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:39pm

Jury deliberations have begun in the trial of a former Utah State University football player accused of sexually assaulting six women while he was in college.

Maryland governor's inaugural speech stirs buzz about future

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:39pm

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's criticism of Washington's divisive politics during his inaugural speech has generated some buzz about whether he might seek national office, but the Republican says he's not making any plans to end his second term early.

Jurors convict man in Temple University student slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:29pm

A man was convicted of murder and sentenced to life without possibility of parole Thursday in the slaying of a 22-year-old Temple University student.

A timeline of the Chicago police shooting of Laquan McDonald

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:28pm

Three Chicago police officers have been acquitted of charges that they tried to cover up the 2014 shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald to protect the officer who pulled the trigger.

Car hood hampers getaway for Texas bank robbery suspects

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:22pm

Police in Texas have arrested a group of people suspected in a series of bank robberies after the hood on the car they were using to flee authorities popped up and covered the windshield, obscuring the road.

Police: 3 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Kentucky home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:19pm

Police were trying to determine who killed three people and wounded another in a shooting Thursday at a home in western Kentucky.