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Police: Attacker kills 1 woman, injures 2nd in NYC apartment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 8:49am

Police say a woman was hacked to death and a second woman is being treated for stab wounds after a killer who may have used an ax attacked them inside a Brooklyn apartment.

Idaho, Utah passengers had possible hepatitis A exposure

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 8:48am

Health officials in Idaho say anyone who used an on-board restroom during a Greyhound bus trip from Salt Lake City to Boise on April 10 might have been exposed to hepatitis A.

Police: Man slashed in neck, officer hit by minivan in melee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 8:25am

Police say a man was slashed in the neck during a fight at a hookah bar on Long Island and a police officer helping him was hit by a minivan.

Boy's drag performance at Ohio bar prompts lawmaker's action

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 8:12am

The drag queen performance of a 9-year-old boy at a bar outside Ohio's capital city has prompted a state legislator to propose a law aimed at closing what he says is a "loophole in child exploitation laws."

Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire

Angela Charlton and Michel Euler, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 8:09am

French yellow vest protesters set fires along a march route through Paris on Saturday to drive home their message to a government they see as out of touch with the problems of the poor: that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem France needs to solve.

Officials to release details about police-involved shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 7:52am

Connecticut officials expect to publicly release details next week about the investigation into a shooting that involved police, wounded a woman and led to protests.

Probe: Ex-chancellor's spouse accused in up to 10 complaints

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 7:22am

At least seven students or staff — perhaps as many as 10 — reported being sexually harassed by the husband of former University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper, according to an investigative report.

Teens who were with boy shot by officer are added to lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 6:48am

Four teenagers who were with a black 13-year-old Ohio boy before he was fatally shot by a white police officer have been added as third-party defendants in a civil rights lawsuit over his death, even though his family doesn't believe the teens should be held financially responsible.

Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 10:39pm

A strong storm system barreling through the South killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.

20 years after school attack, Columbine remembers 13 lost

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 10:34pm

A Colorado community will mark the 20th anniversary of the attack on Columbine High School on Saturday with community service projects and a ceremony remembering the 13 people killed by teenage gunmen.

Feds ask for 18-month sentence in Russian agent case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:48pm

U.S. prosecutors say a Russian gun-rights activist who admitted being a secret agent for the Kremlin should serve an 18-month prison sentence.

Romney on Mueller report: I am 'sickened' by 'dishonesty and misdirection' of Trump

Jamie Ehrlich, CNN  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:07pm

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney issued a sharp rebuke of President Donald Trump on Friday following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, saying he was "sickened" by details in revealed in the document.

Undersheriff: Teen's death likely preceded Colorado manhunt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:04pm

A Colorado undersheriff who led the search for a Florida teenager whose actions prompted tightened security at Columbine High School ahead of the 20th anniversary of an attack there that killed 13 people said she likely killed herself before police launched a massive manhunt.

Man convicted of murder at 13 pleads to exposure charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 5:43pm

A Detroit-area man convicted of murder at age 13 has pleaded guilty to an indecent exposure charge.

US authorities: Marijuana involvement imperils citizenship

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 5:22pm

Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it's legal in the state where they live, can be denied citizenship because the drug is still illegal under federal law.

Mississippi raises high-stakes reading bar for third graders

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 5:15pm

More than 35,000 Mississippi third graders sat down in front of computer this week to take reading tests, facing a state mandate to "level up" or not advance to fourth grade. But with the bar set higher this year, state and local officials expect more students will fail the initial test, even with efforts to improve teaching.

Prosecutor: No charges against Arkansas officer in shooting

Andrew Demillo and Hannah Grabenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 4:48pm

Prosecutors on Friday declined to file charges against a Little Rock police officer who fatally shot a man by firing at least 15 times into the windshield as the car was in motion.

Pilot in fiery California crash identified as Utah man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 4:07pm

A pilot killed in a fiery plane crash at a Southern California airport has been identified as a 48-year-old Utah man.

Records: Writer was near husband's work at time of killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:53pm

A self-published romance writer charged with killing her chef husband in Portland, Oregon, was seen near her husband's work around the time he was fatally shot there, unsealed court documents said.

Boy, 14, missing since weekend found buried on Ohio farm

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:37pm

Authorities say the body of a 14-year-old boy reported missing Sunday has been found in a shallow grave on a northeast Ohio farm.