Most Recent

Police chief defends Taser use on woman, 87, holding knife

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:35am

A Georgia police chief said an officer was justified in using a Taser to stun an 87-year-old woman after she didn't obey commands to drop a knife in her hand.

Ohio high court upholds trafficked girl's murder conviction

Andrew Welsh-huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:31am

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of a woman whose forced prostitution as a girl was cited as a factor leading to her involvement in a fatal robbery.

Police: Toddler dies after fall from 24th-floor balcony

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:23am

A toddler has died after falling from a 24th-floor balcony at the same northern Virginia apartment complex where a 3-year-old fell from an open window and died months ago.

Couple lost in Wyoming ice cave for nearly 2 days rescued

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:19am

A man and woman got lost inside a mazelike ice cave in Wyoming for nearly two days and were hypothermic when rescuers found them.

Police: Online love scam leads investigators to killing plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:17am

Police say an online romance scam led them to the discovery that a North Carolina woman was plotting to kill her 88-year-old mother who she lived with.

Judge denies request to move US trial for 'El Chapo'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:14am

A U.S. judge has denied a request by notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to move his trial.

Firefighter killed in California wildfire was with Draper FD

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:11am

A Salt Lake City suburb's mayor says a Utah firefighter who died battling a California wildfire was from his city's fire department.

Impeached W.Va. justice retires in time for voters to choose

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:09am

A Democratic West Virginia Supreme Court justice announced her retirement Tuesday, just hours after her impeachment and before a deadline to hold a special election for her replacement rather than having the Republican governor name her successor.

Historic face transplant gives suicide survivor a 'second chance'

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:04am

As Katie Stubblefield brushed her fingers across her face, she could feel the wound.

3 men injured in eastern Idaho airplane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:58am

Eastern Idaho authorities say three men sustained serious injuries when their small plane crashed near the Idaho-Wyoming border.

Nebraska poised to carry out first execution since 1997

Grant Schulte, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:57am

Nebraska is preparing to carry out its first execution since 1997 on Tuesday using a never-before-tried combination of drugs including fentanyl, which is at the center of the nation's opioid crisis.

Manafort trial turns from prosecution's case to his defense

Chad Day, Stephen Braun and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:41am

Prosecutors rested their tax evasion and bank fraud case in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, closing two weeks of testimony that depicted him as using millions of dollars hidden in offshore accounts to fund a luxurious lifestyle — and later obtaining millions more in bank loans under false pretenses.

Yosemite park reopens, but fire's toll on tourism still felt

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:37am

The reopening of Yosemite National Park can't come soon enough for Douglas Shaw.

West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Robin Davis retires after her impeachment; 3 others to face Senate trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:06am

West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Robin Davis retires after her impeachment; 3 others to face Senate trial.

Girls use hot coffee, fight back to thwart abduction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:04am

Police say girls threw hot coffee and fought to stop a man who was trying to abduct them.

Yellowstone welcomes 940,000 visitors in July

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:58am

The National Park Service says more than 940,000 people visited Yellowstone National Park in July, which is typically the park's busiest month for recreation visits.

Alabama high school quits playing 'Dixie' at football games

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:51am

A rural Alabama high school is ending its tradition of playing "Dixie" at football games.

Trump lashes out at Omarosa, calls her 'that dog'

Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:41am

President Donald Trump escalated his messy clash with former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman on Tuesday, referring to the longtime colleague, who had been the top African-American in his White House, as "that dog!"

Man pleads not guilty to kidnapping in son's torture case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:33am

A man accused of torturing his 8-year-old son by locking him in a basement, withholding food and making him endure dog bites has pleaded not guilty.