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Man faces life sentence in bizarre failed kidnapping plot

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:11am

A Florida man is facing a life sentence after pleading guilty in a failed plot to kidnap five children from Virginia and kill their parents.

Georgia gov. issues emergency after Atlanta hospital flooded

Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 9:58am

Georgia’s governor has issued an emergency declaration because of capacity issues at Atlanta-area hospitals after a flooding incident at the state’s largest trauma center last week.

County settles jail lawsuit but also faces new inmate claim

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 9:35am

An Ohio county facing federal and state investigations and lawsuits over the treatment of inmates at its troubled jail in Cleveland agreed to settle one claim Thursday even as another one was filed.

Hidden recording devices found in student rooms at hotel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 9:14am

A Wisconsin school district has put a staff member on leave after some students from Madison East High School found recording devices in their hotel rooms during a field trip to Minneapolis.

Breast cancer risk from menopause hormones may last decades

Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:38am

Women who use certain types of hormones after menopause still have an increased risk of developing breast cancer nearly two decades after they stop taking the pills, long-term results from a big federal study suggest.

Alabama officer badly wounded, suspect dead after shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:37am

A shooting left an Alabama police officer hospitalized in critical condition with a bullet wound and a suspect dead, authorities said Friday.

Suspect arrested in killing of Barnard College freshman

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:49am

A juvenile suspect has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old Barnard College freshman, according to a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation.

1 shot at container plant outside Atlanta; suspect sought

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:08am

Someone walked into a container plant outside Atlanta and shot one of its employees early Friday, the company said.

Council: Horse manure still OK on Texas city's beaches

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:06am

City leaders in Galveston have turned down a proposal that would require horseback riders to pick up what their animals leave behind on the beach after equestrians argued that horse manure is harmless.

NC board considers changes to newly approved voting machines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:00am

North Carolina elections officials will decide whether to accept software and equipment alterations by a voting-machine manufacturer that recently got touch-screen ballot-marking devices certified for use in the state during the 2020 elections.

Naked man who made airport bomb threat gets probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:24am

A man who ran naked through Daytona Beach International Airport screaming about a bomb threat was sentenced Thursday to 10 years of probation and told to pay restitution to airlines affected by an evacuation that stranded scores of travelers.

Police: Girl, 9, hit and killed by school bus in Maryland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:43am

A fourth -grader who was hit by a school bus in Maryland has died.

Police remove car over similarity to one used in attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:43am

The Charlottesville Police Department is taking a Dodge Challenger out of service because of its similarity to the car used in a fatal attack during a 2017 white supremacist rally.

10 Things to Know for Today

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:18am

an outcome that should pave the way for Brexit to become a reality.

Something in the Water to show Post Malone, A$AP Rocky, more

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 3:50am

The 2020 lineup for the Something in the Water music festival in Virginia includes Post Malone, Chance the Rapper, Pharrell and Friends, A$AP Rocky, Tyler, the Creator, and more.

Pastrnak the Unpredictable: Bruins winger is dominating NHL

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 1:22am

he expects it — and figures Bergeron and Marchand would put Pastrnak back in line, if needed.

Trump says US, China have reached deal; Sunday tariffs off

Paul Wiseman and Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:23pm

President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. has canceled plans to impose new tariffs on $160 billion worth of Chinese imports Sunday as part of a modest interim agreement that de-escalates a 17-month trade war between the world's two biggest economies.

House gets 2 Trump impeachment charges after Judiciary vote

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:13pm

Impeachment charges against President Donald Trump went to the full House on Friday, following approval by the House Judiciary Committee.

Suspect in Planned Parenthood shooting to appear in court

Thomas Peipert, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:36pm

A man accused of killing three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado in 2015 is set to appear in U.S. District Court on Friday on new charges that were filed after his murder case in state court stalled.