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Detention hearings set for couple accused of sex trafficking

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 6:19am

Detention hearings are scheduled for a married couple accused of using Chinese nationals in a sex-trafficking operation in northern New England.

Illinois man accused of letting 11-year-old drive to school

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 6:08am

An arrest warrant has been issued for a northern Illinois man who police say allowed an 11-year-old relative to drive herself to school in a stolen rental car while he rode along.

Wisconsin man uses ax on his property after spat over toys

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 6:03am

Wisconsin police say a 34-year-old man who thought his wife damaged his action figures retaliated by taking an ax to the family's car, television and laptop in the house.

Authorities seeking links in fatal beating, train death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 5:32am

Authorities say a man was found bludgeoned to death inside a northern New Jersey apartment that he shared with another man who had killed himself by jumping in front of a train.

Fraternity closes LSU chapter for hazing, alcohol violations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 5:15am

Delta Kappa Epsilon says it has closed its nearly century-old chapter at Louisiana State University over violations of the fraternal organization's alcohol and hazing policies.

Independence Visitor Center cuts hours due to shutdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 5:05am

The Independence Visitor Center in Philadelphia is reducing operations because of the ongoing partial federal government shutdown.

Facebook Live video appears to show dance floor sex assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:50am

Atlanta police are investigating the apparent sexual assault of woman that was livestreamed on Facebook.

Center for research on fraternities, sororities planned

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:03am

Penn State is announcing plans for a national multidisciplinary research center on fraternities and sororities as part of an effort for change following the death of a fraternity pledge two years ago.

2 killed at unofficial MLK Day after-party in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:09am

Police in Florida say two people have been killed and another wounded in a shooting at an unofficial after-party for St. Petersburg's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Dream Big Parade.

Students write poignant book of surviving school massacre

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 11:03pm

"Parkland Speaks: Survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Share Their Stories" needed to be written, its authors believe, but wish desperately it hadn't.

3 groups; many videos; many interpretations of DC encounter

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 10:25pm

Three groups met for just a few minutes Friday at the base of the Lincoln Memorial, an encounter captured in videos that went viral over the weekend — and again cast a spotlight on a polarized nation that doesn’t appear to agree on anything.

Memorial set up outside house of slain Oregon family

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 9:05pm

A memorial of candles, flowers and teddy bears was set upside outside a house where authorities say a man killed four members of his family - including his infant daughter - at the Oregon home they shared.

Police: 1 person killed at Illinois mall, shooter at large

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 6:58pm

Authorities say a man was shot and killed at a suburban Chicago mall and the suspect remains at large.

Second skier dies in aftermath of New Mexico avalanche

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 6:20pm

A second person died from injuries sustained in an avalanche last week at a northern New Mexico ski resort, relatives and a hospital official said Monday.

Arizona police to re-interview people in teenage boy's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 6:16pm

Police in a Phoenix suburb say they'll re-interview witnesses and victims in the fatal shooting of a teenage boy by an officer investigating a vehicle break-in.

Trump marks MLK day with memorial visit

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:43pm

President Donald Trump paid a brief visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington on the holiday honoring the civil rights leader.

New Idaho wolf trap rules intended to protect dogs on walks

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:35pm

Lawmakers have made an initial step in approving rules changes requested by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game that require wolf and other trappers to set traps farther from paths to avoid catching dogs out on walks with their owners.

Predators beat Avalanche 4-1, Laviolette earns win No. 600

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:53pm

Pekka Rinne stopped a penalty shot in making 35 saves and the Nashville Predators knocked off the reeling Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Monday to help Peter Laviolette capture win No. 600 of his NHL coaching career.

Bill increases penalty for attacking Idaho parks officers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:52pm

Legislation to increase penalties for a person who attacks an Idaho Parks and Recreation employee authorized to enforce state laws has been introduced.

Man linked to 4 killings suspected of being in US illegally

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:58pm

Authorities investigating four recent Nevada killings say murder charges are pending against a man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally.