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Man accused of terror plot may be mentally unfit for trial

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:34am

A psychologist who examined a man accused of planning an attack inspired by the Islamic State-group at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington, D.C., found “ample evidence” that he is mentally unfit to assist in his defense, a court filing says.

Boy survives attack by Southern California mountain lion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:31am

A 3-year-old boy was in stable condition after suffering severe wounds in an attack by a mountain lion in a Southern California wilderness park, authorities said.

Police: Father tackled son's opponent during wrestling match

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:28am

A North Carolina man has been charged with assault after he charged onto the mat at a high school wrestling match and tackled his son's opponent.

Alabama voting rights activist jailed on drug charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:08am

An Alabama activist known for registering prisoners to vote was jailed on assault and other charges after what police described as a struggle with an officer.

Supreme Court won't take case prompted by Flint water crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:05am

The Supreme Court has declined to take a case stemming from the 2014 water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

Supreme Court stays out of dispute over grand jury secrecy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:57am

The Supreme Court refused Tuesday to get involved in a dispute about judges' authority to order the disclosure of secret grand jury material in rare circumstances.

Utah police: Boy accused in killing 4 not cooperating

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:53am

A boy accused of shooting and killing four members of a Utah family and wounding a fifth surrendered peacefully following the Friday night slayings, but has since refused to speak with detectives trying to piece together a possible motive, police said Monday.

Police fatally shoot man who held frying pan, cleaver

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:42am

A police officer in north Texas fatally shot a man at an apartment complex early Tuesday after the man refused to drop a frying pan and cleaver that he was holding, officials said.

Police: Dad strangles coyote to defend family under attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:24am

A coyote attacked a pair of dogs, bit a woman and skirmished with a vehicle before being killed by a father defending his family on a walk Monday, police said.

Wisconsin DOJ to review sexual assault investigations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 6:49am

The Wisconsin Department of Justice plans to review a series of sexual assault investigations from the Wisconsin National Guard after a federal report found many were conducted improperly.

Man arrested in San Antonio bar shooting argues self-defense

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 6:17am

A 19-year-old man arrested in a San Antonio shooting that left two people dead and wounded five others said he was acting in self-defense when he opened fire during a concert at a bar.

Challenges for public following impeachment, Weinstein cases

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 11:51pm

Americans who want to follow President Donald Trump's impeachment saga and Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's rape trial through the media will sit in obstructed seats.

Lawyer: Suspect in Hawaii police deaths was 'out of control'

Caleb Jones and Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 11:06pm

A man suspected of stabbing a woman and killing two Hawaii police officers would record neighbors with a camera mounted to his hat and rig a barbecue grill to blow thick smoke directly into their windows, a lawyer for residents said.

Phoenix police: 3 children found dead, mother arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 10:29pm

A Phoenix woman has been arrested on suspicion of killing her three children after they were found dead inside the family home, authorities said Tuesday.

Trump impeachment trial to begin with rules fight, long days

Lisa Mascaro, Eric Tucker and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 10:21pm

President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is set to unfold at the Capitol, a contentious proceeding over whether to remove him from office for pressuring Ukraine to investigate his Democratic rivals and obstructing Congress' ensuing investigation.

This could be the most expensive Super Bowl ever with ticket prices soaring

Allen Kim, CNN  |  Posted Jan 20th - 9:46pm

The Super Bowl matchup is set with the Kansas City Chiefs facing off against the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV, and this highly anticipated game has sent ticket prices soaring.

MLK's daughter weighs in on her father's dream in a polarized America

Lauren Lee, CNN  |  Posted Jan 20th - 8:44pm

Each year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day encourages Americans to come together and volunteer to improve their communities.

Vegas-area police: Baby boy found dead in trash bin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 7:04pm

Police are investigating the death of an infant boy whose body was found in an alley trash bin in a North Las Vegas neighborhood.

Giuliani associate in campaign cash probe seeks Barr recusal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 4:25pm

An associate of Rudy Giuliani charged with illegally funneling foreign money into U.S. political campaigns has asked Attorney General William Barr to recuse himself in the case and appoint a special prosecutor.