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Federal court rules in favor of transgender Missouri inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:34pm

A federal district court in St. Louis has ruled that the Missouri prison system must provide hormone therapy for a transgender inmate serving a murder sentence.

Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

Matthew Lee and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:33pm

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he's "very hopeful" that a planned U.S.-North Korean summit will proceed but laid the fate of the historic meeting squarely with Kim Jong Un, who won't be reassured by U.S. demands for "rapid denuclearization."

Air Force trainer jet crashes in Mississippi; 2 eject safely

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:32pm

A U.S. Air Force training jet crashed Wednesday in northeast Mississippi with both pilots ejecting safely.

Texas man on death row for decapitating 3 kids loses appeal

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:31pm

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals rejected an appeal Wednesday from a 37-year-old Rio Grande Valley man on death row for stabbing and beheading his common-law wife's three children 15 years ago.

US disinvites China from multinational military exercise

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:31pm

The Pentagon said Wednesday it has withdrawn an invitation for China to participate in a multinational naval exercise the U.S. is hosting this summer, a sign of fresh tension between Pacific powers.

Police promise Vegas shooting dispatch logs, officer reports

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:28pm

Police in Las Vegas promised to release dispatch logs and additional officer reports on Wednesday, providing more witness accounts of the chaos, carnage and compassion during the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

FBI eyes Mexican Mafia control of Los Angeles County jails

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:24pm

Federal agents are making arrests and executing search warrants targeting the Mexican Mafia's control of Los Angeles County jails.

Latest: 2 of 3 teen suspects ordered held without bail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:20pm

The Latest on the killing of a Maryland police officer (all times local):

The Latest: White House team off to Singapore for prep work

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:18pm

The Latest on the United States and North Korea (all times local):

Family of man fatally shot by police views body cam video

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:18pm

The family of a Virginia man who was fatally shot by police after he ran naked onto an interstate highway has viewed body-camera footage of the incident.

Hillary Clinton to address New York Democrats

David Klepper, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:16pm

Hillary Clinton plans to deliver the keynote address at a gathering of Democrats in New York state on Wednesday that comes at an especially tumultuous time for a party torn apart by scandal and challenges from its left wing.

Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:11pm

President Donald Trump violates the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter for political speech, a judge ruled Wednesday.

Emergency call: 'I got attacked by a mountain lion'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:08pm

Emergency call recordings about a fatal cougar attack in Washington state Saturday detail how a dispatcher calmly struggled to figure out where it occurred and how worried the surviving victim was about his friend.

Man delivers marijuana to wrong car, gets arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:06pm

Police say a man who delivered a bag of marijuana to the wrong car in an Ohio store parking lot faces drug trafficking charges.

Man receives 6 months in jail over school shooting threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:59am

A 20-year-old man who threatened a shooting at an Ohio high school has been sentenced to six months in jail.

No parole for woman in Georgia teen's slaying in Alabama

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:56am

Alabama officials swiftly denied parole Wednesday for a woman convicted of murder in the 1982 death of a 13-year-old girl who was abducted from a Georgia shopping mall, sexually assaulted, and injected with drain cleaner before being fatally shot.


Sheriff: 4 people missing after car crashes into Idaho river

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:52am

Officials are searching for four missing people after their vehicle was found in the upper Selway River in northern Idaho backcountry.


NFL owners adopt new policy to address anthem protests

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:48am

NFL owners approved a new policy Thursday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests sparked by Colin Kaepernick and polarized by President Trump, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled Banner" but requiring them to stand if they come to the field.

Lawmaker wants states to reject sports bet 'integrity fee'

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:48am

A top New Jersey lawmaker is urging all 50 states to reject so-called "integrity fee" payments to professional sports leagues in any sports betting legislation they enact.

The Latest: Judge weighs subpoena of pro-Greitens group

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:46am

The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):