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Woman burning love letters sparks Nebraska apartment fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:35am

It seems this love was too hot to handle.

Milwaukee woman pleads not guilty in death of emaciated son

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:27am

A Milwaukee mother has pleaded not guilty to child neglect charges following the death of her 42-pound (19.05-kilogram) teenage son.

Initial report on fatal crash says plane reported open door

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:26am

The National Transportation Safety Board says a Sept. 7 fatal plane crash occurred when the aircraft was returning to a southern Nevada airport after appearing to struggle to gain altitude and then reporting that a door was open.

Acting intelligence director balks at House subpoena

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:12am

Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire is balking at demands from the House intelligence committee to turn over a secret whistleblower complaint or appear at a hearing this week, escalating a weeklong standoff with the panel's chairman.

Everybody in the pool: Georgia flush with Senate hopefuls

Ben Nadler, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:58am

A Senate retirement has set off a frenzy in Georgia politics, where two U.S. Senate seats will be up for grabs in 2020.

Texas officer who killed deputy brother to get mental help

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:57am

A Houston-area police officer who fatally shot his deputy brother during an off-duty incident has been committed to a mental health facility.

Weapons, phones, drugs found after Oklahoma prison fights

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:57am

Oklahoma Department of Corrections officials say numerous weapons, cellphones and drugs have been found by investigators following a series of fights that left one inmate dead, dozens injured and prisons statewide locked down.

Bride, groom show up at hospital to visit injured grandma

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:51am

When her grandmother broke her hip the day before her destination wedding, the bride and groom showed up at the hospital to surprise her.

The Latest: Man charged in killings of 4 women in Detroit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:45am

The Latest on the case against a man accused in the killings of four women in Detroit (all times local):

Prosecutor says a man has been charged in the killings of four women whose bodies were found in vacant houses in Detroit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:43am

Prosecutor says a man has been charged in the killings of four women whose bodies were found in vacant houses in Detroit.

Trump, Finland's president to meet at White House in October

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:09am

President Donald Trump and Finnish President Sauli Niinisto will mark 100 years of diplomatic relations between their countries at the White House next month.

Judge takes himself off Jerry Sandusky resentencing case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:03am

The judge handling the pending re-sentencing of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is recusing himself, citing an unspecified recent action by the attorney general's office.

West Nile virus cases reported in Eastern Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:58am

There's been a small outbreak of West Nile virus infections in Eastern Oregon this year.

2 Vegas-area police officers arrested in separate cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:49am

One Las Vegas-area police officer has been arrested and accused of misdemeanor stalking and intimidation while another was arrested following a barricade situation.

Man dies after being hit by car while crossing street

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:27am

Police say a man died after being struck by a sport utility vehicle while crossing the street in Pocatello Tuesday night.

Los Angeles County seeks review of ruling on homelessness

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:23am

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has voted to join an effort to seek reversal of a court decision that restricts efforts to bar homeless people from sleeping on sidewalks in Western states.

Explosion at Maryland school injures child, 2 adults

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:07am

An explosion in the boiler room of a Maryland school has injured a child and two adults.

Dad charged in St. Louis fire that nearly killed 4 children

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:02am

A father whose four young children were allegedly left alone and nearly killed in a St. Louis house fire has been charged with four counts of child endangerment.

APNewsBreak: Alabama man arrested in terrorism probe

Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:54am

An Alabama man has been apprehended as part of a yearslong terrorism probe in which the FBI says he told agents he would execute a U.S. soldier if ordered to do so by the Islamic State group.