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Authorities probe preschool accused of overlooking sex abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 2:55am

The attorney general of Washington, D.C., and the Office of the State Superintendent of Education are investigating a preschool accused of ignoring signs that a teacher was sexually abusing children.

Ex-Alabama officer pleads guilty to assaulting detained man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 2:50am

A former Alabama police officer has admitted to slamming a compliant handcuffed man into the ground and then slamming the man's head into his patrol car.

FDA OKs first medical device to treat ADHD in children

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:47pm

The first medical device to treat childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was OK'd Friday by the US Food and Drug Administration. Designated for children ages 7 to 12 who are not currently on medication for the disorder, the device delivers a low-level electrical pulse to the parts of the brain responsible for ADHD symptoms.

California police say teen lured to assault with dating app

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:31pm

California police say a teenage victim of sexual assault was lured through a dating app.

4 small earthquakes hit different parts of Alaska

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 6:28pm

Four small earthquakes hit different parts of Alaska over the weekend, according to an earthquake monitoring center.

Stop & Shop reaches tentative agreement with striking supermarket workers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 5:46pm

Stop & Shop reaches tentative agreement with striking supermarket workers.

Condition of Topeka zookeeper attacked by tiger improving

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 4:44pm

The director of the Topeka Zoo says a zookeeper who was attacked by a Sumatran tiger remains in intensive care but her prognosis for recovery is good.

Police kill suspect at North Carolina shopping center

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 3:24pm

North Carolina investigators are conducting a probe into the fatal shooting of a man by a police officer in the state's capital city, authorities said Sunday.

Stolen pickup truck strikes, kills Uber passenger in Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 3:18pm

Portland police say a man driving a stolen pickup truck 100 mph (161 kph) crashed into an SUV, killing an Uber passenger.

Police: Peeping Tom suspect with shotgun killed by officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 2:31pm

Police in Georgia have identified an armed man shot to death by one of the officers who responded to a "Peeping Tom" call.

Test fire of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft ran into problems, sending up thick clouds of smoke

Jackie Wattles, CNN  |  Posted Apr 21st - 2:26pm

Thick plumes of smoke rose over a SpaceX facility in Florida during a test fire of a Crew Dragon spacecraft on Saturday. If the issue was serious, it could derail plans to fly astronauts aboard the capsule later this year.

Bicyclist riding on Idaho highway dies after Jeep hits him

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 1:49pm

Idaho State Police say a bicyclist was killed in a crash.

Bonnets, costumes on display at NYC's Easter Parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 1:09pm

The fancy hats and finery were out and on display for New York City's annual Easter extravaganza.

Paris Easter Mass honors firefighters who saved Notre Dame

Angela Charlton, The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 1:09pm

The archbishop of Paris and Catholics from around France and the world honored the firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral, praying Sunday at a special Easter Mass for a swift reconstruction of the beloved monument.

Large brawl involving mostly teenagers at Worlds of Fun

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 12:01pm

Authorities say officers responded to a brawl involving up to 300 teenagers at the Worlds of Fun amusement park in Kansas City, Missouri.

Harris' campaign focuses on black colleges for support

Juana Summers, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 11:57am

California Sen. Kamala Harris has described her experience as a student at a historically black college as "one of the most important aspects" of her life. Now, her Democratic presidential campaign is using that experience to connect with voters.

Dallas area leads American cities in 2018 population growth

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 11:52am

New population estimates show that the Dallas-Fort Worth area led American cities in new residents from 2017 to 2018.

Report: Man arrested near border faced similar weapon charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 11:33am

A New Mexico man who is a member of an armed civilian group that has detained migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border and was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of firearms reportedly faced similar charges 13 years ago in Oregon.

Man sentenced after father-in-law dies in drug test scam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 11:30am

A 35-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to prison after his father-in-law died while taking methadone to help the younger man cheat on a drug test.