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International traveler with measles visited Disneyland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:43pm

Health authorities say a teenage girl traveling from New Zealand to Southern California this month was infectious with highly contagious measles and may have exposed others at Disneyland and a nearby hotel.

Oklahoma fugitives accused of child abuse found in Missouri

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:41pm

St. Louis police and U.S. marshals have found and taken into custody two people wanted on child abuse and other charges after authorities in Oklahoma last month found one of their children dead and three others in critical condition.

Man accused of killing 2 found competent to stand trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:39pm

A man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a Florida police officer has been found competent to stand trial.

55 Yellowstone bison moved to Montana Indian reservation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:34pm

Yellowstone National Park officials have transferred 55 of the park's wild bison to a Montana Indian reservation under a program that aims to establish new disease-free herds of the animals.

Man charged in campus slaying of California co-worker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:14pm

A Southern California man has been charged with murder in the stabbing of his co-worker on a college campus.

Navajo Nation settles lawsuit against Wells Fargo for $6.5M

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:12pm

The Navajo Nation has settled claims against Wells Fargo accusing the company of predatory and unlawful practices.

DOJ making changes to agency that runs immigration courts

Colleen Long and Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:02pm

The U.S. government is making changes to the agency that runs the country's immigration courts and giving its director authority to weigh in and make appellate rulings.

3 young Michigan boys convicted of raping brothers ages 6, 8

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:00pm

Three boys who were 11, 12 and 13 at the time they were charged have been convicted of raping two young brothers, ages 6 and 8.

Judge says she can't order new trial for convicted murderer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:59pm

A judge on Friday denied a motion for a new trial for a St. Louis man serving a life sentence for murder, despite an investigation that contended misconduct by police and prosecutors led to his conviction.

Lawyer calls ex-Peruvian president's US detention 'inhumane'

Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:50pm

Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo has been kept in solitary confinement and only allowed to go outdoors once in the month he has been in U.S. custody while fighting extradition to his native country.

Money crunch after Planned Parenthood quits federal program

Lindsay Whitehurst and David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:28pm

Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases after its decision to quit a $260 million federal family planning program in an abortion dispute with the Trump administration.

The Latest: Jury deliberating over parking lot shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:24pm

The Latest on the fatal shooting over a parking spot in Florida (all times local):

Dozens of tourists rescued while hiking in Arizona heat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:18pm

Dozens of members of an out-of-state hiking group had to be rescued after they tried climbing a mountain trail near metro Phoenix in sweltering temperatures, authorities said Friday.

Mexican man convicted of voter fraud in federal elections

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:08pm

A Northern California jury found a Mexican national who assumed an American's identity to vote in five federal elections guilty of voter fraud and identity theft.

The Latest: Serial killer pleads guilty to more slayings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:02pm

The Latest on sentencings of serial killer Samuel Little in Ohio (all times local):

Utah city outlaws feeding wild deer, elk or moose

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:01pm

A city in Utah has banned residents from feeding wild deer, elk or moose.

Former Houston police officer charged with murder over raid

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 12:48pm

A former Houston police officer has been charged with felony murder in connection with a deadly January drug raid that killed a couple and injured several officers, prosecutors announced Friday.

Prosecutors charge former Houston police officer with felony murder for no-knock raid that left 2 people dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 12:47pm

Prosecutors charge former Houston police officer with felony murder for no-knock raid that left 2 people dead.

Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas

Jessica Gresko and Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 12:44pm

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, the Supreme Court said Friday.