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Sheriff: Florida deputy kills suicidal man armed with knifeAuthorities say a Florida deputy fatally shot a suicidal man who was armed with a knife
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
FILE--In this Nov. 2018 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Elect Kwame Raoul address the crowd at his election night party, in Chicago. The Illinois Supreme Court has let stand a less than seven year prison sentence for a white Chicago police officer convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald that some critics characterized as a slap on the wrist. A Tuesday, March 19, 2019 decision denies a bid by Illinois attorney general Kwame Raoul and a special prosecutor to resentence Jason Van Dyke. The February request focused on highly legalistic issues surrounding sentencing guidelines. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File)
Court lets Chicago cop's sentence stand in teen's shootingThe Illinois Supreme Court has let stand a less than seven year prison sentence for a white Chicago police officer convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald that some critics characterized as a slap on the wrist
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
The Latest: Chicago cop's lawyer heralds ruling on sentenceIllinois' attorney general has acknowledged his office is out of options to get a new sentencing hearing for a white Chicago police officer convicted of slaying black teenager Laquan McDonald
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Lawyers to release list of accused Illinois Catholic clergyAttorneys who have represented clergy abuse victims across the United States say they are releasing a report that lists the names of every Catholic priest and lay person in Illinois who has been publicly accused of sexual misconduct.
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
This March 2019 photo provided by the Coconino County Sheriff's Office shows a vehicle belonging to Ryan Long near Happy Jack, Ariz. Long, 38, who likely died from exposure while stranded in Arizona might have survived if he had not rejected rescue efforts because he was afraid of being arrested, authorities said Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Coconino County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Stranded man who feared arrest found dead after 5-day searchAuthorities say a man who likely died from exposure in Arizona had rejected rescue efforts because he feared arrest
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
A view of the petrochemical fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company, which is less than two miles southwest of the San Jacinto Memorial Monday, March 18, 2019, in Baytown, Texas. The large fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal will likely burn for another two days, authorities said Monday, noting that air quality around the facility was testing within normal guidelines. ( Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)
No timetable for end to fire at Texas chemical facilityOfficials say they're not sure when a two-day-old fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility will burn itself out
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
FILE - This Jan. 30, 2018, file photo shows the Trump International Hotel in Washington. A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit that claims President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by accepting profits from foreign and domestic officials through his hotel in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Judges grill lawyers in suit over Trump's Washington hotelA federal appeals court has heard arguments in a lawsuit that claims President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by accepting profits from foreign and domestic officials through his hotel in Washington
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2017, file photo, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Texas state lawmakers are urging Wilson to speak with concerned students before becoming the next president at the University of Texas at El Paso. The University of Texas System Board of Regents voted in March 2019 to select Wilson as the only finalist for the job but the 58-year-old Wilson has faced backlash from UTEP students over her past voting record in Congress on LGBTQ rights, immigration and federal Pell Grants. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Wilson urged to speak with UTEP students before starting jobEl Paso-area lawmakers are urging U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson to speak with concerned students before becoming the next president at the University of Texas at El Paso.
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2019, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, leaves a closed-door interview before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hundreds of pages of court records made public Tuesday, March 19, revealed that special counsel Robert Mueller quickly zeroed in on Cohen in the early stages of his Russia probe. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
FBI tracked Michael Cohen's phones with controversial deviceThe FBI used highly secretive and controversial cellphone sweeping technology to zero-in on President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer when agents raided his New York City home, hotel room and office last year
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Firefighters battle a petrochemical fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company Monday, March 18, 2019, in Deer Park, Texas. The large fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal will likely burn for another two days, authorities said Monday, noting that air quality around the facility was testing within normal guidelines. (Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)
The Latest: 137,000 gallons of foam used to battle fireOfficials say fire crews have used 137,000 gallons of foam to fight a fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility where a large blaze is burning eight storage tanks filled with gasoline components.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Monday, March 18, 2019, photo taken by the South Dakota Civil Air Patrol and provided by the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, shows flooding along the Missouri River north of Blair, Neb. (Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management via AP)
The Latest: Pence says federal help on the way after floodVice President Mike Pence says the Trump administration will expedite presidential disaster declarations for Nebraska and Iowa
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Monday, March 18, 2019, photo taken by the South Dakota Civil Air Patrol and provided by the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, shows flooding along the Missouri River in River Sioux, Iowa. (Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management via AP)
Floodwaters threaten millions in crop and livestock lossesThe rising water that has damaged hundreds of homes across the Midwest has also taken a heavy toll on agriculture
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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