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Traffic moves westbound along an icy I-70 near Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The area is under a winter weather advisory. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
States could face severe flooding, other problems in MidwestSeveral states could see severe flooding and other weather-related problems amid a storm system that has brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Democrat Scores Big Win in Heavily Pro-Trump DistrictTwo widows of lawmakers ran for the Kentucky House seat vacated by the suicide of Rep. Dan Johnson , and the Democrat won by a landslide. Linda Belcher defeated Republican candidate Rebecca Johnson by a 37-point margin, marking a massive 86-point swing in a district that President Trump carried by 49...
Newser3 hours ago
File - This file photo provided by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office in Little Rock, Ark., shows Joseph Boeckmann, who has pleaded guilty in federal court to accusations that he gave lighter sentences to defendants in exchange for nude photos and sexual acts. Court filings ahead of his sentencing Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, show that the judge was investigated two decades ago for similar crimes while a deputy prosecutor, but no charges were filed because he left his job. (Pulaski County Sheriffs Office via AP, File)
Ex-Arkansas judge faces prison term in sexual favors caseFederal prosecutors are seeking a 37-month prison term for a former Arkansas judge who admitted he gave lighter sentences to some men in return for sexual favors
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Woman sues Twitter, Facebook, Google over 2015 Paris attacksA Chicago-area woman who was at a cafe in Paris during the 2015 attacks is suing Twitter, Facebook and Google alleging the sites helped aid the growth of the Islamic State group by giving it social media access
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Authorities say California school shooting plot thwartedAuthorities say they've thwarted a student's plot for a mass shooting at a Southern California high school
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Massachusetts students lead US in Advanced Placement examsStudents in Massachusetts scored the best in the nation on last year's Advanced Placement exams
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Vehicles travel through standing water on a street in Glendale, Wis., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. A storm system stretched from Texas to the Great Lakes states and forced some schools to close. The National Weather Service issued winter weather advisories for parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, North Dakota, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Flood warnings were in effect in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan with flood watches in Texas and Arkansas. (Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
Storm system brings flooding, freezing rain, snow to MidwestA storm system stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes states with risks of flooding, freezing rain and snow is blamed for fatal crashes in three states, including an accident that left four dead in Nebraska
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A mobile home is seen destroyed after a tornado struck an area outside Joshua, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Two weak tornadoes have hit North Texas, demolishing at least one mobile home and damaging about a dozen others in the rural area near Joshua and damaging the roofs of homes in the Dallas suburb of DeSoto. (Jessica Pounds/Cleburne Times-Review via AP)
The Latest: Weather officials: 3 twisters hit North TexasThe National Weather Service now says it was three tornadoes that hit North Texas, damaging homes in a rural area and in a Dallas suburb
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - This Nov. 7, 2017 file photo shows the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity house near Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla. The parents of a Florida State University fraternity pledge who died of alcohol poisoning after a party have filed a civil suit against those who have a connection in their son’s death. Thomas and Sandra Coffey are suing Pi Kappa Phi’s national chapter and several others, including the nine fraternity members who were charged with criminal hazing after Andrew Coffey’s death Nov. 3. (AP Photo/Joseph Reedy, file)
Parents of fraternity pledge file civil suit over his deathThe parents of a Florida State University fraternity pledge who died after a party files civil suit against fraternity's national chapter and others
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Leader of movement to remember Holocaust victims dies at 93Holocaust survivor Sam Bloch, who dedicated his life to preserving the memory of the victims of Nazi atrocities, dies at age 93
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Metro Police Capt. Robert Plummer, left, and homicide Lt. Dan McGrath brief reporters during a news conference at Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Authorities have arrested a gunman that police in Las Vegas say is responsible for fatally shooting two homeless men, wounding a third and shooting a fourth man north of the city earlier this year. Police on Tuesday said 26-year-old Las Vegas resident Joshua Castellon was arrested Friday on a federal weapons charge.  (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)
Police arrest Vegas man suspected in attacks on homeless menAuthorities have arrested the gunman that police in Las Vegas say is responsible for fatally shooting two homeless men, wounding a third and shooting a fourth man north of the city earlier this year
The Associated Press8 hours ago
This image made available by the Broward County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, shows Sheriff Scott Israel, holding the hand of Anthony Borges, 15, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The teenager was shot five times during the massacre on Valentine's Day that killed 17 students. Borges is being credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)
15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates from gunfireA 15-year-old student who was shot five times during last week's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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