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Officials: Teen at dance competition in Arizona had measles

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:17pm

Public health officials say a teenager competing in the World Hip Hop Championship in Phoenix has measles and may have exposed others at the dance competition.

51 homes, 3 businesses lost in Alaska wildfire

Mark Thiessen, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 6:16pm

A wildfire burning north of Anchorage, Alaska, has destroyed 51 homes and three businesses, officials said Friday.

The Latest: Wounded Illinois trooper dies from injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 6:13pm

The Latest on the shooting of an Illinois State Police trooper in East St. Louis (all times local):

Boeing gets new contract for replacement wings for A-10 jets

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 5:52pm

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a contract for replacement wings for more than 100 A-10 jets, covering the remaining ground support jets still needing wing replacements.

The Latest: Prosecutors: Ex-Peru president is a flight risk

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 5:45pm

The Latest on former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo seeking release on bail while he fights extradition to his native country (all times local):

Florida Democrats fail to force special session on guns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 5:38pm

Florida lawmakers won't be convening for a special session on guns after Democrats failed to win support to immediately address an "epidemic of gun violence" in the wake of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.

The Latest: New Zealander with measles visited Disneyland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 5:12pm

The Latest on a New Zealand girl who may have exposed Southern Californians to measles (all times local):

Man convicted of firing into home and killing teen sentenced

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:51pm

A man convicted of firing into a Milwaukee home and killing a 13-year-old girl in her living room has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.

Pelosi says public doesn't support impeachment

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:41pm

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi still isn't ready to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.

Politicians seek answers on veteran's death at VA hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:26pm

West Virginia politicians are calling for answers after a Vietnam veteran's death at a VA hospital was ruled a homicide.

$10,000 reward offered for arrest of wild burro killers

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:26pm

Someone has been killing the wild burros of California's Mojave Desert, and the Bureau of Land Management is offering up to $10,000 to anyone who can help catch the culprit or culprits.

Trump asks appeals court to reconsider Twitter-blocking case

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:18pm

President Donald Trump hasn't given up his fight to block critics from his Twitter feed.

Georgia man facing prison for gun disguised as ink pen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:06pm

A Georgia man faces a federal prison sentence after he pleaded guilty to carrying a homemade gun that was disguised as an ink pen.

Illinois trooper serving warrant dies from gunshot wounds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 3:54pm

An Illinois State Police trooper died from wounds suffered early Friday while executing a search warrant in East St. Louis.

Work on more border wall starts in Arizona, New Mexico

Cedar Attanasio and Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 3:49pm

Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico forged ahead Friday with construction of taller border fencing funded through a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump.

Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas

Jessica Gresko and Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 3:33pm

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.

Minneapolis City Council OKs settlement in police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 3:30pm

The Minneapolis City Council has approved a $200,000 settlement for the family of a black man who was killed by police in 2015.

Couple says hospital misplaced remains of miscarried baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 3:00pm

A couple says a suburban Philadelphia hospital misplaced the remains of their miscarried baby.

Deputies: Would-be robber high-fives clerk, leaves knife

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:48pm

Authorities say a would-be robber laughed, dropped his knife and high-fived a South Carolina drugstore employee after she told him they didn't have any money or a specific brand of painkillers.