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Police: Girl dies after SUV hits firetruck in Michigan

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 8:14am

Authorities say a 15-year-old girl has died and two people were critically injured after an SUV they were riding in crashed into a firetruck that was stopped at the scene of an earlier crash in southeastern Michigan.

Power problem leaves Long Island Rail Road trains stranded

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 8:14am

The Long Island Rail Road says a power problem left two of its trains stranded in an East River tunnel for over an hour and resulted in other rush-hour delays.

Maine toddler who disappeared in 2011 is declared dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 8:14am

A Maine girl who has been missing for more than five years has been declared dead by a judge.

Man charged in Virginia officer's death denied bond

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 8:00am

A man accused of fatally shooting a Virginia State Police special agent has been denied bond.

Police say car that killed 2 Ohio girls drifted across line

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 8:00am

Authorities say the car that struck four young people on an Ohio street, leaving two girls dead, drifted over a line before the accident.

Virginia man who joined Islamic State now facing trial in US

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 7:55am

To the Kurdish peshmerga forces patrolling northern Iraq in March 2016, Mohamad Khweis looked for all the world like an Islamic State suicide bomber. They certainly didn't peg him as a bus driver from the wealthy suburbs of Washington, D.C.

Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 7:34am

The graphic video showing Philando Castile's final moments after he was shot by a Minnesota police officer made headlines nearly a year ago and led to calls for changes in policing. But another video could emerge as key evidence in the case against St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez, who goes on trial for manslaughter this week.

Defective boiler may have sickened 11 at Fargo hotel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 7:27am

Authorities say defective boiler may have caused an apparent carbon monoxide leak at a Fargo hotel that sent a child to the hospital and sickened others.

The Latest: WH aide Michael Dubke says his last day is TBD

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 7:14am

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

Testimony set to begin in man's Baby Doe murder trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 7:10am

Testimony is set to begin in the trial of a man accused of killing a 2-year-old girl whose image was shared by millions of people through social media after her body washed up on a Boston Harbor island.

Federal audit finds more lapses in Texas foster care system

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 7:04am

A federal audit released Tuesday heaped more criticism onto Texas' troubled child welfare system and warned of foster kids potentially put in jeopardy over missed deadlines during abuse and neglect investigations.

Kansas records 2 small earthquakes during holiday weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 7:00am

The U.S. Geological Survey says two more earthquakes were recorded in Kansas during the Memorial Day weekend, bringing the total to nine earthquakes in May.

The Latest: Trial beginning for officer who killed motorist

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 6:44am

The Latest on the trial of Minnesota officer accused of manslaughter in fatal shooting of motorist (all times local):

Man, teen charged in accidental shooting of teen driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 6:27am

A 25-year-old man and 15-year-old girl have been charged in connection with the accidental shooting of another teenage girl.

Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 5:30am

President Donald Trump has renewed his criticism of Germany following Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that her country needs to adopt a more independent stance in world affairs.

At least a dozen hurt in North Carolina storms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 5:22am

At least a dozen people have been hurt after storms struck in eastern North Carolina nearly a week after a tornado hit the area.

Police: Man yelled racial slurs before machete attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 5:00am

A California man is facing hate crime and other charges after police say he stabbed a black man with a machete after yelling racial slurs over the holiday weekend.

Arts center in central Illinois to host Chinese art exhibit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 4:01am

A Chinese art display is coming to central Illinois.

Tough-on-crime official eyes other policies on DOJ agenda

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 2:22am

A zealous prosecutor who was crucial in writing the Justice Department's new policy encouraging harsher punishments for criminals is now turning his attention to hate crimes, marijuana and the ways law enforcement seizes suspects' cash and property.