Florida Democrats fail to force special session on guns

Aug 23, 2019

Florida lawmakers won't be convening for a special session on guns, after Democrats failed to win support to immediately address an "epidemic of gun violence" in the wake of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio

Man accused of killing 2 found competent to stand trial

Aug 23, 2019

A man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a Florida police officer has been found competent to stand trial

Former Houston police officer charged with murder over raid

Aug 23, 2019

Prosecutors have charged a former Houston police officer with felony murder in connection with a deadly January drug raid that killed a couple and injured several officers

Candidate: Michigan city should be as white 'as possible'

Aug 23, 2019

A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white "as much as possible."

Candy suspected in student illnesses not drug-infused

Aug 23, 2019

Authorities in Georgia say candy that is believed to have sickened several students at a middle school was not drug-infused

Work on more border wall starts in Arizona, New Mexico

Aug 23, 2019

Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico forged ahead with construction of taller border fencing funded through a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump.

$10,000 reward offered for arrest of wild burro killers

Aug 23, 2019

Someone has been killing the wild burros of California's Mojave Desert, and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management is offering up to $10,000 to anyone who can help catch the culprit

Man convicted of firing into home and killing teen sentenced

Aug 23, 2019

A man convicted of firing into a Milwaukee home and killing a 13-year-old girl in her living room has been sentenced to 50 years in prison

The Latest: Family of woman killed in raid welcomes charges

Aug 23, 2019

Prosecutors have charged a former Houston police officer with felony murder in connection with a deadly January drug raid that killed a couple and injured several officers

Pennsylvania House wins appeal in atheist prayer-policy suit

Aug 23, 2019

A federal appeals court is reversing a lower court decision and ruling that the Pennsylvania House of Representatives' policy of barring atheists from delivering invocations doesn't violate the U.S. Constitution

Oklahoma fugitives accused of child abuse found in Missouri

Aug 23, 2019

St. Louis police and U.S. marshals have found and taken into custody two people wanted on child abuse and other charges after authorities in Oklahoma last month found one of their children dead and three others in critical condition

Oklahoma City mulls vote on MAPS 4 sales tax extension

Aug 23, 2019

The Oklahoma City council is expected to set a citywide vote for a one-cent sales tax that would generate nearly $980 million over eight years to fund dozens of city projects, including money for social services like mental health and substance abuse

Politicians seek answers on veteran's death at VA hospital

Aug 23, 2019

West Virginia politicians are calling for answers after a Vietnam veteran's death at a VA hospital has been ruled a homicide.

Georgia man facing prison for gun disguised as ink pen

Aug 23, 2019

Georgia man faces federal prison after pleading guilty to carrying a homemade gun disguised as an ink pen

Appeals court upholds ruling on fees in gay marriage case

Aug 23, 2019

Federal appeals judges have upheld a ruling that the state of Kentucky must pay $224,000 in legal expenses stemming from a former county clerk's refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses