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The Latest: Shooting suspect's father thinks he was bullied

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:52am

The Latest on a high school shooting in Texas. (all times local):

Teen arrested after slaying of Maryland police officer

David McFadden and Sarah Rankin, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:44am

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer, and three other suspects are still being sought, police said Tuesday on Twitter.

'Beyond Vision': an exhibit to touch, smell and hear, too

Katherine Roth, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:20am

Cutting-edge technologies and designs can make daily life better, particularly for those with sensory disabilities, a new exhibit here demonstrates.

Man who used dating app to set up robberies gets 24-40 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:14am

An Omaha man has been given 24 to 40 years in prison for setting up the armed robberies of seven men who thought they were going to meet women they had messaged on a dating app.

Kansas judge weighs evidence in deadly hoax call case

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:56am

A California man accused of making a hoax call that led to police shooting an unarmed man in Kansas is returning to court, where a judge is set to decide if there is enough evidence to put him on trial for involuntary manslaughter and other charges.

School shooting unlikely to bring gun restrictions in Texas

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:49am

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has vowed to address school violence and safety in the wake of another mass school shooting. But Abbott's call to do "more than just pray" for the victims comes in a state that has fully embraced its gun culture and resisted previous attempts to scale it back.

Chicago police: Fight ends in gunfire; 1 dead, 3 wounded

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:39am

Chicago police say a fight between two groups of people at a gas station escalated into gunfire, leaving a man dead and three people wounded.

Missouri House panel to consider whether to impeach governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:36am

A Missouri House committee is to hold its first hearing of a special session focused on whether to try to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens.

Mass school shootings mostly happening in small-town America

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:14am

If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America.

Police tweet that a teen was arrested shortly after a Baltimore County police officer's slaying, 3 others are sought

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

Police tweet that a teen was arrested shortly after a Baltimore County police officer's slaying, 3 others are sought.

5 western states change branding for international markets

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:59am

A group of five western states that banded together nearly three decades ago to market the region internationally is changing its brand.

3 found dead in suburban Chicago home; autopsies planned

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:48am

Authorities say three people have been found dead in a suburban Chicago home.

Congressional leaders to review information on Russia probe

Desmond Butler and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:34am

Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe.

Black man ordered to pay $2,000 for racist campus graffiti

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:28am

A former Eastern Michigan University student who admitted to painting racist graffiti on campus has been ordered to pay more than $2,000 in restitution.

Mayor of nation's capital announces she has adopted baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:54am

The mayor of the nation's capital is a mom after adopting a newborn.

Anonymous donor gives $10,000 to pay down school lunch debts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:52am

An anonymous donor has paid off more than half of a Maine school district's student lunch debts.

Alabama inmate posts cellphone spanking video to Facebook

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:20am

Alabama authorities are investigating a Facebook video posted by a prison inmate, showing two prisoners forcing a third at knifepoint to bend over for a spanking.

After racial turmoil, city hires black female police chief

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:37am

Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, have given final approval to hiring the city's first African-American woman police chief, following the previous chief's departure in the aftermath of a violent white nationalist rally.

Trump the dealmaker facing challenges ahead of NKorea summit

Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:14am

Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.

Man surrenders to police after 'armed domestic situation'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:13am

A man surrendered to police after they surrounded the house he was in for reports of gunshots being fired.