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Lawsuit dismissed in death of student turned drug informant

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 6:08am

A judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a North Dakota college student turned police drug informant.

40-year sentence sought for man convicted of sex trafficking

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 5:42am

Federal prosecutors are seeking a 40-year prison sentence for man found guilty of sex-trafficking a Chicago teenager who was murdered.

Oklahoma town urges evacuation due to rising river

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 5:32am

A small town in Oklahoma is urging residents to evacuate as the Arkansas River heads toward near-historic levels.

Teen charged in school threat to Santa with classmate's name

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 5:16am

Authorities say a Florida teen has been charged with threatening a school shooting in a postcard to Santa and signing a classmate's name last fall.

North Carolina sheriff won't stop school-day license checks

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 4:57am

The new sheriff in one of North Carolina's most populated counties says he won't quit doing traffic stops even though activists say they could be targeting immigrants for deportation.

Georgia police officer fired for shocking, punching woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 4:37am

An Atlanta police officer has been fired for using a stun gun on a woman and punching her in the face in front of her traumatized 4-year-old daughter.

John Bolton to address US Coast Guard Academy graduates

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 11:31pm

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is scheduled to deliver the keynote address Wednesday at the United States Coast Guard Academy graduation ceremony.

Plea deal for serial online harasser fits lenient pattern

Michael Kunzelman, Maryclaire Dale and Colleen Slevin, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 11:09pm

Only hours before women marched through many U.S. cities in January, Christopher Cleary set off a manhunt when he posted a Facebook message threatening to kill "as many girls as I see" in retaliation for years of romantic rejection.

SEAL's lawyer wants prosecutor, judge booted off murder case

Brian Melley and Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 11:09pm

A lawyer for a Navy SEAL accused of murder wants military prosecutors and a judge removed from the case for their roles in snooping on emails sent to the defense team and a journalist in an effort to find the source of news leaks.

Groups oppose plan to kill ravens to save grouse in Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 10:26pm

Environmental advocates in Oregon have criticized a state plan to kill more than 1,000 ravens to help save the greater sage grouse.

More Democrats seeking impeachment proceedings against Trump

Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 10:19pm

More Democrats are calling — and more loudly — for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying.

6-week-old kitten rescued from Cupertino storm drain

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 10:12pm

Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area have rescued a 6-week-old kitten from a storm drain.

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:40pm

U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility.

Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:34pm

A woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally coming to a halt with a large dog hanging out of the shattered windshield.

Mississippi police officer charged in woman's killing

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:11pm

A north Mississippi police officer is charged with murder in the death of a woman that he was romantically involved with.

Man killed in rafting accident on Grand Teton's Snake River

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:10pm

A boat operator was killed in a rafting accident in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.

The Latest: Mississippi officer charged with murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 8:40pm

The Latest on a Mississippi police officer charged with killing a woman (all times local):

Utah man arrested in Oregon in connection with Kaysville attempted murder case

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 21st - 8:38pm

Authorities in Oregon have arrested a Utah man who they say has been on the run since being involved in an April altercation in Kaysville in which he allegedly shot at two people.

3 rescued after plane crashes in Alaska

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 7:53pm

The Coast Guard says a plane has crashed in Alaska's Prince William Sound.

Louisiana: Anti-abortion constitutional language nears OK

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 7:03pm

Louisiana lawmakers took another step Tuesday in efforts to chip away at abortion rights, nearing final passage of a bill that would ask voters to rewrite the state constitution to ensure it offers no protections for the procedure.