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Police: Treasurer's son beat her husband to death with bat

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:10am

A criminal complaint says an attorney found dead in the home of his estranged wife, the treasurer of a Pennsylvania county, was fatally beaten by his son with a bat on Father's Day.

The Latest: Trucks plow through knee-high water in Louisiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:03am

The Latest on Tropical Storm Cindy (all times local):

Mexican official in cartel intelligence case seeks release

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:00am

A former commander of a Mexican intelligence unit charged with trading secrets to a drug cartel for millions in cash is asking a U.S. judge in Chicago to release him from jail pending trial.

Teen receives hero award after treating ailing classmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:00am

A Massachusetts eighth-grader has received a hero award after treating a classmate suffering from an allergic reaction during a school field trip.

Tennessee school employees file lawsuit over rape scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:50am

Three former employees of a Tennessee high school have filed a lawsuit claiming they were mistreated in the days and months after a rape scandal involving students.

FBI: No 'wider plot' suspected in Michigan airport stabbing

Jeff Karoub and Mike Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:44am

A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and made reference to people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said.

Ohio officer's partner testifies fatal shooting unnecessary

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:40am

The partner of a Cleveland police patrolman who is on trial for the fatal shooting of an unarmed burglary suspect has testified the shooting wasn't necessary.

Trump's tease of possible Comey tapes fits familiar pattern

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:24am

Donald Trump said he had a secret.

Hurt officer throws 1st pitch at Congressional softball game

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:20am

A U.S. Capitol Police officer injured while defending members of Congress at a baseball practice threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Congressional Women's Softball Game.

Police: Man stabs another accused of sexual assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:06am

Police say a Pennsylvania man is in jail after stabbing a man he says sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl.

Special education teacher charged in sexual assault resigns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:50am

A Connecticut special education teacher charged in the sexual assault of a student has resigned from her position.

Meeting planned with students about missing Chinese scholar

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:30am

University of Illinois police representatives and a campus counseling center will meet with students to discuss the search for a visiting scholar from China.

Florida clash over Confederate street names leads to arrests

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:23am

Five people were arrested after a clash about Florida streets named for Confederate generals spilled over into a city council meeting.

Judge hears update on Ferguson, Justice Department agreement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:01am

A federal judge in St. Louis is set to hear an update on the progress Ferguson, Missouri, has made in its agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice.

Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 4:06am

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Democrats that next year could be the year they take back control of the House.

In Iowa, the president channels his inner candidate Trump

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 3:36am

Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to the Midwest for a raucous rally with his loyal supporters — the kind of event he relished before winning the White House.

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana with maximum sustained winds near 40 mph

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 3:10am

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana with maximum sustained winds near 40 mph.

Census: US growing older and more racially diverse

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 3:04am

The United States is growing older and more ethnically diverse, a trend that could put strains on government programs from Medicare to education, the Census Bureau reported Thursday.

Funeral, vigil reveal depth of sorrow at Muslim girl's death

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:53am

Whether a mourner in a black robe at a mosque or a soccer mom in a T-shirt and shorts at a community vigil, reaction to 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen's death carried a common refrain: That could have been my daughter.

Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:50am

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Democrats that next year could be the year they take back control of the House.