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Trump to address veterans, help raise money for Ky. governor

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:57am

President Donald Trump plans to discuss his commitment to the military during an address to a gathering of veterans.

Watchdog warns of 'alarming' conditions in Nebraska prison

Grant Schulte, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:54am

A Nebraska prisons watchdog has issued a warning about "alarming" conditions driven by staffing shortages and record overtime at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln.

Inquiry ongoing after truck drives into immigration protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:49am

Rhode Island's attorney general says the criminal investigation into the prison guard who apparently drove his truck through a group protesting federal immigration policies should be finished in the coming weeks.

Massive tree-cutting project could aid imperiled sage grouse

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:47am

The largest-ever project in the U.S. to remove thousands of juniper trees to help imperiled sage grouse has started in southwestern Idaho.

Tennessee woman charged with scalding toddler's feet

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:47am

Police say a Tennessee woman accused of scalding the feet of a toddler has been charged with aggravated child abuse.

Oklahoma judge expected to rule Monday in opioid case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:43am

A judge is expected to rule next week in Oklahoma's case alleging consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the opioid crisis in the state.

5 arrested for stealing millions from elderly, disabled vets

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:39am

Federal prosecutors say five people have been arrested on charges they obtained social security and other identifying information to steal millions of dollars from mostly elderly and disabled veterans.

Baltimore teen gets life in prison in police officer slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:35am

A Baltimore teenager has been sentenced to life in prison after fatally striking a Maryland police officer with a stolen Jeep.

Probation for 3 women involved in Alton Sterling protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:15am

Three women who were protesting the fatal police shooting of a black man in Louisiana have been sentenced to six months of probation and must perform community service.

Infamous counterfeiter sentenced to federal prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:14am

A Rhode Island man who proclaims himself the "world's greatest counterfeiter" is heading to federal prison.

Florida Democrats seek state legislative session on guns

Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:07am

A call by Florida Democrats to convene a special session on guns is getting little traction among Republicans, even as Parkland school shooting survivors renew pleas for more measures to combat gun violence.

Senior MIT lab staffer to resign over Epstein donation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:04am

A member of Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab says he plans to resign over revelations the lab took money from Jeffrey Epstein.

Canadian boy bitten by shark at Florida beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:00am

Officials say a Canadian boy was bitten by a shark while vacationing with his family at a Florida beach.

Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook data gathering

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:00am

Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook.

Feds arrest former state police union leader and lobbyist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:59am

Federal authorities have arrested the former president of and the lobbyist for the Massachusetts State Police labor union after they say the two misused union funds for personal gain.

More mental exams sought for man charged in jail death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:57am

A judge says an outside expert will evaluate the mental state of an Arkansas inmate charged in the killing of a correctional officer.

Political commentator jailed for not paying child support

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:52am

Conservative political commentator and former congressional candidate Steve Gill has been jailed in Tennessee after he allegedly failed to pay $170,000 in child support to his ex-wife as ordered by a judge.

Newark man faces child sex charges; mummified remains found

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:33am

Police responding to a call about child sexual abuse say they found mummified remains and an altar to a deity in the home of a man who is now facing charges.

Trump administration moves to end limits on child detention

Colleen Long and Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:29am

The Trump administration is moving to end a long-standing federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention. A court fight will almost certainly follow over the government's desire to hold migrant families until their cases are decided.

Tennessee abortion waiting period lawsuit headed for trial

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:20am

Opponents to a Tennessee law requiring women to wait 48 hours before undergoing the procedure argue that such restrictions help perpetuate outdated gender stereotypes.