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Judge halts funeral plans for woman shot at home by officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:00pm

A probate court judge has halted a funeral scheduled for Saturday for a woman shot in her home by a Fort Worth police officer.

Asylum-seeking Mexicans are more prominent at US border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:03pm

Mexicans are increasingly the face of asylum in the United States, replacing Central Americans who dominated last year's caravan and a surge of families that brought border arrests to a 13-year-high in May.

Surveillance video shows car of interest in father's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 5:42pm

Investigators are showing the public surveillance video of a car they think contained two men who broke into a suburban Houston family's home and shot and killed a 29-year-old father.

US slaps new sanctions on Cuba over human rights, Venezuela

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 5:42pm

The United States on Friday imposed new sanctions on Cuba over its support for Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and its human rights record at home.

The Latest: Officials identify Iowa deputies, suspect shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 5:15pm

The Latest on Iowa deputies and a suspect being wounded in a shootout (all times local):

Law stopping Florida felons from voting temporarily halted

Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 5:15pm

A federal judge issued a ruling Friday temporarily blocking a Republican-backed Florida law that barred some felons from voting because of their inability to pay fines and other legal debts.

Judge orders New Mexico compound suspect hospitalized

Mary Hudetz, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 5:12pm

A federal judge has ordered a woman charged with firearms and terrorism-related counts to be hospitalized for mental health treatment more than a year after authorities arrested her and four other adult residents of a squalid New Mexico compound.

Rooney steps out: GOP member 'thinking' about impeachment

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 4:43pm

President Donald Trump gave an atta-boy to Republican Rep. Francis Rooney last year on the congressman's home turf in swing state Florida.

Botched Miranda warning excludes statements in Tibbetts case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 4:26pm

Part of the case against a former farmhand charged with first-degree murder in the killing of 20-year-old University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts appears to be in jeopardy because an officer failed to properly read him his Miranda rights.

Clothing co. gets attention with billboard of hog-tied Trump

Arijeta Lajka, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 4:21pm

A clothing company has put up a billboard in New York City's Times Square that depicts President Donald Trump being hog-tied by a woman clad in its athletic wear.

Judge opposed by abortion foes finalist for top Kansas court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 4:17pm

A Kansas trial-court judge opposed by an influential anti-abortion group is among three finalists to fill a vacancy on the state's highest court.

1st of many federal broadband grants announced in Tennessee

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:59pm

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced on Friday the first of many federal investments targeting the creation of critical broadband internet infrastructure in underserved rural areas across the country.

Cohen turns to Congress in bid to shorten prison sentence

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:55pm

Michael Cohen is again turning to Congress as part of a new bid to reduce his prison sentence.

Former Michigan Gov. William Milliken dies at age 97

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:55pm

William G. Milliken, Michigan's longest-serving governor who established a record of environmental conservation and bipartisan cooperation that made him popular among Republicans and Democrats, died Friday at age 97, a family spokesman said.

Spokesman says William G. Milliken, Michigan's longest-serving governor, has died at age 97

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:53pm

Spokesman says William G. Milliken, Michigan's longest-serving governor, has died at age 97 .

Schiff, ever a prosecutor, draws GOP ire in impeachment

Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:43pm

There is no Archibald Cox or Ken Starr to be found in President Donald Trump's impeachment. So it's up to Adam Schiff to build the case.

US diplomat accused of political retribution steps down

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:27pm

A senior State Department official accused of carrying out political retribution against career diplomats deemed insufficiently supportive of President Donald Trump has announced he is stepping down.

Illegal BASE jumper calls police after cell tower mishap

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:26pm

A BASE jumper who jumped illegally from a northwestern Wisconsin cellphone tower ended up calling the police on himself after his parachute became caught on a guy wire, leaving him dangling perilously 50 feet (15 meters) from the ground.

The Latest: Mayor: Chief drank before falling ill in car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:21pm

The Latest on the incident in which Chicago's police superintendent felt lightheaded and then fell asleep after pulling his vehicle over (all times local):