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Texas has executed a white supremacist who orchestrated the 1998 dragging death of a black man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:17pm

Texas has executed a white supremacist who orchestrated the 1998 dragging death of a black man.

Wainwright gets 150th win as Cards sweep Brewers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:13pm

Adam Wainwright was warm enough on a cool day, allowing one run in six innings for his 150th career victory, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.

Colorado River basin reservoirs benefit from heavy snowpack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:54pm

Reservoirs around the Colorado River basin are in good shape after an exceptionally wet winter.

Idaho soldier assigned to Colorado Army post dies in Iraq

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:39pm

The U.S. military says an Idaho soldier assigned to Fort Carson, Colorado, has died in a noncombat incident in Iraq.

Authorities keep distance, yet work with armed border group

Cedar Attanasio and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:38pm

Authorities on the U.S.-Mexico border have distanced themselves from an armed civilian group that detains asylum-seeking families, but the United Constitutional Patriots have never been shy about saying they work with Border Patrol agents.

Trump encourages Tennessee to pass school voucher plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:33pm

A proposed school voucher bill in Tennessee has caught the attention and support of President Donald Trump.

Woman who fell to her death at the Grand Canyon identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:31pm

Authorities have identified an Arizona woman who died after falling over the edge of the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park.

The Latest: Jury convicts man in bunker fire death at home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:27pm

The Latest on the trial of a wealthy stock trader in a bunker fire death at his Maryland home (all times local):

Jury convicts stock trader of 2nd-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter in fire death of man who dug bunker under home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:16pm

Jury convicts stock trader of 2nd-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter in fire death of man who dug bunker under home.

The Latest: Woman, 2 children die in North Texas flash flood

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:59pm

The Latest on flash flooding from heavy rain over North Texas and Texas rolling plains (all times local):

Woman gets 16 years for killing husband in porn dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:53pm

A 69-year-old Arkansas woman who was convicted of fatally shooting her husband after she discovered he had reordered a pornography channel has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.

Police chief in Sunnyvale, California, says driver who rammed into pedestrians booked on 8 counts of attempted murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:49pm

Police chief in Sunnyvale, California, says driver who rammed into pedestrians booked on 8 counts of attempted murder.

Florida House passes bill allowing ex-felon voting rights

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:43pm

Legislation to restore voting rights to convicted felons except murderers and felony sex offenders has passed the Florida House.

Washington state deputy called 'extraordinary' at funeral

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:31pm

A Washington state sheriff's deputy who was fatally shot by a suspect was remembered Wednesday as an extraordinary young man who was destined for greatness in a profession he had dreamed of joining since childhood.

Woman makes sure decorated WWII Marine gets hero's farewell

David Klepper, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:23pm

A decorated World War II veteran who died this month with no living relatives is being honored by strangers around the world thanks to an unlikely friendship with a young woman determined to give him a hero's farewell.

The Latest: Texas executes man for 1998 dragging death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:17pm

The Latest on the execution of a man who orchestrated the dragging death of James Byrd Jr. nearly 21 years ago in Texas. (all times local):

Jaguar recovery plan envisions sprawling habitat areas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:11pm

A plan by wildlife officials to bolster the endangered jaguar population in the U.S. Southwest and Mexico by establishing two sprawling habitat areas drew criticism Wednesday from environmental groups.

High crimes, misdemeanors are impeachable and hard to define

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:11pm

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday promising to fight any effort by House Democrats to impeach him for, in the Constitution's vague words, "high crimes and misdemeanors." Trump said that "not only are there no 'High Crimes and Misdemeanors,' there are no Crimes by me at all."

Video: Officer who fatally shot man said she had no choice

Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:06pm

A North Carolina police officer who fatally shot a black man in a parking lot after repeatedly ordering him to drop his gun said multiple times that she had no choice, according to a bodycam video released Wednesday.