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US: NKorea launch was an intercontinental ballistic missile

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 12:21pm

The missile launched Friday by North Korea was an intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, the Pentagon said, marking the second time this month Kim Jong Un has demonstrated a theoretical capability of striking a portion of U.S. territory.

Frat at Missouri sued over alleged near-fatal hazing case

Jim Suhr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 12:21pm

A former University of Missouri student is suing a fraternity and its parent organization over an alleged hazing incident he says left him with near-fatal alcohol poisoning while the frat already was on probation for alcohol infractions.

Trump headed to Long Island to trumpet MS-13 crackdown

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 12:15pm

President Donald Trump is planning to urge Congress to dedicate more funding to the administration's crackdown on illegal immigration and violent crime.

Death of child found in car in Wyoming investigated

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 12:15pm

Police in Wyoming are investigating the death of a 4-month-old child found inside a car in Laramie.

Kansas man convicted of rape faces child exploitation charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 12:12pm

A Kansas man already convicted of raping two women and acquitted in the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl won't face additional rape charges, but will stand trial in relation to explicit images of an underage girl that authorities found via his Facebook profile.

Baby Charlie Gard dies after life support withdrawn

Debra Goldschmidt and Hilary Clarke, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 12:07pm

British baby Charlie Gard, who was at the center of a legal battle that captured the world's attention, died Friday, one week before his first birthday, according to a family spokesperson.

83-year-old woman, her son charged in murder-for-hire plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:52am

An 83-year-old woman and her 63-year-old son have been charged in a murder-for-hire plot involving his ex-wife, police said Friday.

US hits Iran with more sanctions in response to space launch

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:42am

The United States punished Iran on Friday for it launch this week of a satellite-carrying rocket into space by hitting six Iranian entities with sanctions targeting the country's ballistic missiles program.

The Latest: Chief says slain officer was trying to help

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:33am

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in Indianapolis (all times local):

AP Exclusive: Disabled Iowa trooper works as security guard

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:31am

An Iowa trooper who was granted early retirement for mental stress after shooting a suspect during a high-speed chase continues to collect disability benefits while working as a school security guard, The Associated Press has found.

No bail reduction in California crash recorded on Instagram

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:31am

A teenage driver accused of causing a crash that killed her younger sister while livestreaming on Instagram will remain in jail after a California judge refused to lower bail.

House overwhelmingly backs intelligence bill

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:31am

The House has overwhelmingly backed legislation supporting critical national security programs, including those addressing counterterrorism and cyberattacks.

Priebus takes his turn on the Trump administration hot seat

Jill Colvin and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:21am

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus may have little left of his job but his title.

Indianapolis man accused of killing officer after car crash

Tom Davies, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:21am

Police arrested a 28-year-old man accused of gunning down an officer who was trying to help him and someone else after their car overturned and came to rest in a front yard along a busy Indianapolis street.

Retired priest facing charge of touching teen 14 years ago

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:12am

An 86-year-old retired priest has turned himself in to face a charge in Virginia of inappropriately touching a teenage girl 14 years ago.

History buffs celebrate forgotten Revolutionary War general

Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:58am

History buffs have one wish on the 275th birthday of a Revolutionary War general: That he'll get the recognition he deserves.

Idaho truck driver sentenced for fatal head-on collision

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:58am

An Idaho truck driver was sentenced to one year of probation and 96 hours of community service for an accident that killed a 7-year-old girl.

Thai man living in Florida found dead along Oklahoma highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:58am

State investigators have identified a man whose body was found on the side of a highway in central Oklahoma as a native of Thailand who had been living in Florida.

Prosecutor: Martin Shkreli repeatedly lied to investors

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:49am

Wealthy investors say former biotech CEO Martin Shkreli told them he was managing tens of millions of dollars' worth of investments, that they were making double-digit returns and they could withdraw their money at any time.

Penalty for refusing to get health insurance remains intact

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:28am

Opponents of President Barack Obama's health care law who wanted to get rid of the penalty people were assessed for not having health insurance will have to wait longer for relief after the Senate early Friday defeated the GOP's scaled-back version of legislation repealing the Affordable Care Act. .