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Search on for 14-month-old toddler after mother's body found

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:37pm

Police in western New York issued an Amber Alert on Friday for a missing 14-month-old boy whose mother's body was found in a plastic bag hidden in the woods two days earlier.

The Latest: Chief says student school shooter had 2 handguns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:33pm

The Latest on a possible shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local):

Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:28pm

A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend.

The Latest: Missouri lawmakers subpoena Greitens to testify

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:27pm

The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

Video released in fatal shooting by trooper after Utah chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:25pm

Authorities have released police body camera and vehicle dashboard video of a chase and fatal shooting last summer of a 32-year-old man who officials said refused to stop a stolen car in the median of a highway.

Judge delays Manafort trial due to family medical procedure

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:22pm

A federal judge in Virginia has delayed the trial of President Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.

Authorities: Family pit bull attacks, kills 6-year-old boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:20pm

Authorities say a pit bull has attacked and killed a 6-year-old boy in Pennsylvania.

Police chief: Indiana school shooter asked to be excused from class, returned with 2 handguns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:19pm

Police chief: Indiana school shooter asked to be excused from class, returned with 2 handguns.

School bus driver in crash that killed 2 appears in court

Mike Catalini, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:17pm

Hunched over, shackled at the hands and ankles, and walking slowly, the driver of a school bus that collided with a dump truck on a New Jersey highway last week, killing a student and teacher, appeared in court Friday on death-by-auto charges.

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Student says science teacher tackled Indiana school shooter

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:11pm

A male student opened fire at a suburban Indianapolis middle school Friday morning, wounding another student and a teacher before being taken into custody, authorities said.

The Latest: Students: Firearms in home should be locked away

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:11pm

The Latest on the shooting last week at a Texas high school (all times local):

Chief: Body is likely that of missing 5-year-old Kansas boy

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:59am

A small, decomposing body found under a bridge in rural central Kansas is likely that of 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez, a Wichita boy who has been missing since February, police said Friday.

Police: Suspected restaurant gunman had no criminal record

Sean Murphy and Ken Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:49am

The man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot by bystanders had no criminal record or obvious connection to the victims or the restaurant, police said Friday.

'Everybody plays games': How Trump seesaws on major deals

Anne Flaherty, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:49am

From "Little Rocket Man" to the scheduling of a historic peace summit and back again, President Donald Trump's dizzying back-and-forth on North Korea is par for the course for a president who likes to keep his audience guessing. As Trump himself said Friday, "Everybody plays games."

Police officer released from hospital after stabbing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:49am

A Hartford police officer who was critically injured in a stabbing last week has been released from the hospital.

Names of 4 soldiers killed in Niger added to memorial wall

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:40am

The names of four Special Forces soldiers killed last year in an ambush in Niger are among those added to a memorial wall at Fort Bragg.

Man reaches deal in deaths of 2 girls on Colorado farm

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:38am

One of five people in a doomsday group charged in the deaths of two girls found on a Colorado farm has reached a plea deal that could allow him to go free within a year.

Idaho town warns against drinking water after man found dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:36am

Residents of an Idaho town have been told not to drink the water after a fired municipal worker was found dead in his home by emergency workers who were hospitalized after entering the residence.

Lawyers for abused girls to get 40 percent $6.75M settlement

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:34am

Lawyers for two young sisters who were sexually abused by their parents while in foster care deserve 40 percent of the $6.75 million settlement they reached with New Hampshire's child protection agency, a judge ruled Friday.

University of Idaho's president to leave next spring

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:30am

The Idaho State Board of Education has announced that University of Idaho President Chuck Staben's contract will not be renewed in 2019.