Judge: Canadian tied to extremist group is 'very dangerous'

Jan 22, 2020

A federal judge in Maryland has ruled that a former Canadian Armed Forces reservist who's linked to a violent white supremacist group will remain in custody

Tesla passes $100 billion, teeing up big payout for Musk

Jan 22, 2020

The meteoric rise of Tesla shares that recently pushed the company's value over $100 billion could turn into a supercharged payday for CEO Elon Musk

Weinstein trial opens, portraying ex-producer as predator

Jan 22, 2020

Harvey Weinstein's rape trial has begun in a landmark moment for the global #MeToo movement

Oklahoma zookeeper sentenced in murder-for-hire plot

Jan 22, 2020

A former Oklahoma zookeeper and one-time candidate for governor has been sentenced to 22 years in prison

Express, seeking revival, to close 100 stores

Jan 22, 2020

Express, a staple in US malls, will close about 100 stores as part of a restructuring plan as the chain grapples with drastic changes in where people spend their shopping dollars

Va Senate passes "red flag" gun law over fierce opposition

Jan 22, 2020

The Virginia Senate has approved legislation that would allow authorities to take guns away from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others, as the state moves closer to joining a growing number of states enacting so-called “red flag” gun…

Government: Tax evader in standoff should not be released

Jan 22, 2020

The U.S. attorney's office says a woman who took part in a monthslong standoff with her husband at their New Hampshire home against U.S. marshals in 2007 should not be released from federal prison yet

Candlelight vigil held for missing Montana teen found dead

Jan 22, 2020

A candlelight vigil has been held to honor a Montana teenager who was missing for weeks before her body was found by investigators

W.Va. inmate who walked out of jail gets 5 additional years

Jan 22, 2020

An Ohio man who escaped a West Virginia jail and was later caught trying to flee into Mexico has been sentenced to an additional five years in jail

Neighbor wanted Hawaii cop killing suspect evicted years ago

Jan 22, 2020

A next-door neighbor of a man accused of fatally shooting two Hawaii police officers, killing his landlord and stabbing a woman claims he was assaulted by the suspect years ago and wanted him evicted from their upscale neighborhood near Waikiki Beach

Mother charged in college bribery case to plead guilty

Jan 22, 2020

A California woman accused of paying a company $9,000 to take online classes for her son at Georgetown University has pleaded guilty

Court: GEICO must pay injured Kansas man for care from wife

Jan 22, 2020

The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled an insurance company must reimburse a Kansas man for the personal care his wife provided after he was injured in an automobile accident

Man gets probation for stealing WWII dog tags from archives

Jan 22, 2020

A Virginia National Guard sergeant has been sentenced to 18 months of supervised probation for stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland

Police: Officers left woman with man accused of killing her

Jan 22, 2020

Police say a man killed a woman at an Iowa home about an hour after officers went there to check on a domestic dispute but left without making an arrest or removing anyone from the tense scene

ACLU urges Tennessee gov not to sign anti-LGBT adoption bill

Jan 22, 2020

A civil rights group is raising questions about the legality of a Tennessee proposal that would assure continued taxpayer funding of faith-based foster care and adoption agencies even if they exclude LGBT families and others based on religious beliefs