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350-pound firefighter sues his colleagues over harassment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:41pm

A Long Island firefighter is taking his colleagues to court for what he says was incessant teasing about his weight.

Items linked to crime duo Bonnie & Clyde sold for $186K

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:14pm

Several personal items related to 1930s Texas outlaw Clyde Barrow have sold at a Boston auction for nearly $186,000.

Gorsuch says US Supreme Court not split on partisan lines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:51pm

The conventional wisdom that the court is split along partisan lines based on the political views of the president that appointed each justice is false, a U.S. Supreme Court justice said.

Elevator briefly breaks down at reopened Washington Monument

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 2:52pm

The newly upgraded elevator at the Washington Monument stopped working just days after reopening to the public following a three-year renovation project.

Rape followed threat of forced incest, prosecutors say

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 2:45pm

Authorities say a man raped a woman in New York after giving her the option of that, being killed or having sex with her son.

Have You Seen This? Watch a trio of Trader Joe’s dancers save the day

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted Sep 21st - 2:22pm

Dance like everyone is watching.

American drowns after proposing to his girlfriend underwater in Tanzania

Emily Dixon, CNN  |  Posted Sep 21st - 2:19pm

A Louisiana man has drowned after proposing to his girlfriend underwater while the couple was vacationing in Tanzania.

The intersection of Trump, Ukraine and a whistleblower

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 2:01pm

Very behind the scenes, a whistleblower from the intelligence community voiced urgent concern about a matter involving a conversation between Ukraine's leader and President Donald Trump. It's so hush-hush that even Democrats won't say all that they know, or suspect.

Iowa to re-examine band member claims of abuse by rival fans

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:50pm

The University of Iowa has reopened an inquiry into allegations that members of the school's marching band were targets of abuse during last weekend's game at Iowa State University.

Chicago-area mall reopens after driver causes panic

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:49pm

A suburban Chicago mall has reopened after a man drove an SUV into it and sent frightened shoppers and employees scurrying.

Hunters asked to help battle chronic wasting disease

Jerry Painter, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:34pm

The deadly chronic wasting disease -- sometimes called "zombie deer disease" -- is killing deer, elk and moose in Wyoming, Utah and Montana. It can crush deer and elk populations. It has been detected just a few miles from the Idaho state line. So far, the disease has not been detected in Idaho.

Idaho auctions sticker-covered "Welcome" sign

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:18pm

The Idaho Transportation Department is auctioning one of the state-line "Welcome to Idaho" signs that was recently retired.

The Latest: Deputies say SC shooting leaves 2 dead, 8 hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:07pm

The Latest on a deadly shooting Saturday at a South Carolina bar (all times local):

Boater rescued on Great Salt Lake feared he was 'a dead man'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:53pm

One of three kayakers rescued after having to swim while being battered by waves on Utah's Great Salt Lake says he thought he was "a dead man" after his boat capsized.

Annual commemorative motorcycle ride held in north Alabama

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:52am

Hundreds of motorcycles will be rumbling across north Alabama on Saturday for the 26th annual Trail of Tears commemorative ride.

Man sentenced in Utah killing pleads guilty in second death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:50am

A man who was previously convicted of fatally shooting a University of Utah student has pleaded guilty to killing a Colorado man.

Milwaukee investment club treasurer duped friends for $81K

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:47am

The longtime treasurer of a Milwaukee investment club convicted of bilking her friends out of more than $80,000 has been sentenced to nine months in federal prison.

Suspect in shooting of Louisiana officers identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:35am

Authorities say a 21-year-old man is in custody, accused in the fatal shooting of a Louisiana police officer and wounding of another following a vehicle chase north of New Orleans.

Creativity without the pressure at ‘paint and sip’ studios

Molly Sprayregen, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:33am

One of the places where it all began was a little studio outside Birmingham, Alabama.

The Latest: Man suspected of shooting Chicago cop captured

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:15am

The Latest on the nonfatal shooting of a Chicago police officer (all times local):