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2 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 8:13 pm CST

Police officers guard home of deputy assigned to Florida HS who ‘never went in’ during shooting: report

The school resource deputy who was on patrol at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14 resigned Thursday after video surveillance showed he never entered the school, even though he "clearly" knew there was a shooting taking place, officials said.
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2 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 7:30 pm CST

Ex-NFL player, reportedly held by police for disturbing gun picture, 'no longer in police custody'

A person, believed to be former professional football player Jonathan Martin, was released after being detained by police for sharing a photo of a shotgun surrounded by ammunition on his Instagram Thursday evening.
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3 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 7:15 pm CST

Military parade planners eye Veterans Day for event, official says

Plans for President Trump’s requested military parade in the nation’s capital are moving forward after National Security Adviser HR McMaster ordered the military to start planning the event for Veteran’s Day, a senior U.S. official confirmed Friday to Fox News.
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3 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 6:30 pm CST

Las Vegas airport offers weed disposal bins for travelers who are holding

Tourists leaving Las Vegas can now dispose of their leftover, legally purchased marijuana at specially designated bins outside the McCarran International Airport.
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5 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 5:12 pm CST

A mulish commitment to stupidity on mass shootings

Who's to blame?
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5 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 5:10 pm CST

White House receives Mattis memo on transgender troops

The White House has received a memo from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis making recommendations for dealing with transgender individuals serving in the military.
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5 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 5:08 pm CST

Lawsuit: Detained immigrant beaten for role in hunger strike

A guard at a privately run immigration jail beat a detainee because the man joined a hunger strike protesting conditions at the facility, the Washington state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union said in a federal lawsuit Friday.
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5 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 5:02 pm CST

Authorities: Tennessee deputy fatally shoots man

Tennessee authorities say a deputy responding to a domestic disturbance call has fatally shot a man.
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5 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 5:00 pm CST

DHS Deputy Secretary Elaine Duke announces retirement

Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine C. Duke announced Friday her retirement for this coming spring.
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5 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 5:00 pm CST

Nikolas Cruz will 'get into a school and just shoot the place up,' FBI caller reportedly said

In the Jan. 5 tip received by the FBI on Nikolas Cruz, a female caller claimed that the 19-year-old school shooter was “so outraged” and she feared he would “get into a school and just shoot the place up,” according to call transcripts viewed by The Wall Street Journal.
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5 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 4:56 pm CST

The Wild, Wild West: Saloon showcases American frontier, cowboy history

So, a guy walks into a bar –and in this case, stumbles upon not just any bar—an historic western saloon on the old frontier with original artifacts displayed throughout.
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5 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 4:31 pm CST

Trapped in Syria's besieged Ghouta: "life has ceased, the children are waiting to die"

The conflict inside Syria has already gone on a year longer than World War II, and is only getting worse as bodies continue to pile up in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta.
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5 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 4:30 pm CST

Manafort faces new charges in Mueller probe, blasts ex-partner for pleading guilty

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort blasted his former business partner Rick Gates for pleading guilty Friday in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, accusing Gates of lacking the "strength" to battle the allegations.
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6 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 4:15 pm CST

Who's been charged by Mueller in the Russia probe so far?

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election has led to charges for four Americans.
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6 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 4:06 pm CST

US donors balk at pope's request for $25M for Rome hospital

The Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. Catholic foundation balked at a request from Pope Francis to foot a $25 million loan to a scandal-plagued Rome hospital.
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6 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 4:06 pm CST

US donors balk at pope's request for $25M for Rome hospital

The Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. Catholic foundation balked at a request from Pope Francis to foot a $25 million loan to a scandal-plagued Rome hospital.
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6 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 4:03 pm CST

West Virginia teachers to continue strike over pay, benefits

A teacher strike over pay and health benefits in West Virginia will continue into next week.
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6 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 4:02 pm CST

Police: McDonald's manager fired at drive-thru customers

Authorities say a McDonald's late-night manager who fired shots at a car in a Cleveland drive-thru line is facing assault charges.
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6 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 3:53 pm CST

Rep. Himes talks universal background checks, gun safety

Gun background check processes in focus after Parkland school shooting; Democratic Congressman Jim Himes shares his perspective.
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6 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 3:53 pm CST

Rep. Himes talks universal background checks, gun safety

Gun background check processes in focus after Parkland school shooting; Democratic Congressman Jim Himes shares his perspective.
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6 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 3:51 pm CST

Milwaukee man gets life without parole in triple-homicide

A man with a history of mental illness was sentenced Friday to life in prison with no possibility of parole for killing three of his neighbors in a Milwaukee apartment building.
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6 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 3:51 pm CST

Milwaukee man gets life without parole in triple-homicide

A man with a history of mental illness was sentenced Friday to life in prison with no possibility of parole for killing three of his neighbors in a Milwaukee apartment building.
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6 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 3:43 pm CST

Florida shooting victims helped by GoFundMe, comfort dogs and more

Here's how you can help the Florida school shooting victims.
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6 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 3:41 pm CST

Restaurant celebrating National Meatball Day with $100 meatball

At least it comes with a glass of wine...
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6 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 3:41 pm CST

Restaurant celebrating National Meatball Day with $100 meatball

At least it comes with a glass of wine...
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6 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 3:31 pm CST

Mueller's Russia investigation: What to know

The investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election continues – with Special Counsel Robert Mueller at its helm.
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6 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 3:31 pm CST

Mueller's Russia investigation: What to know

The investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election continues – with Special Counsel Robert Mueller at its helm.
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7 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 3:12 pm CST

Spirit AeroSystems to pay bonuses to Wichita employees

About 11,500 Spirit AeroSystems workers in Wichita have received bonuses.
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7 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 3:01 pm CST

Iranian official panned for rights abuses to visit UN body

An upcoming visit to the United Nations' top human rights body by Iran's justice minister is attracting criticism since the European Union has issued sanctions against him for rights violations.
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7 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 2:59 pm CST

New execution date set for Georgia's 'stocking strangler'

A man known as the "stocking strangler," who was convicted of raping and choking to death three women four decades ago, is set for execution next month in Georgia.
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7 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 2:57 pm CST

St. Louis-area utility worker dies from stray bullet

Police say a St. Louis-area utility worker hit by a stray bullet from a shooting a half block away has died.
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7 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 2:56 pm CST

Trump will let John Kelly decide if Jared Kushner keeps interim security clearance

President Trump on Friday defended his son-in-law Jared Kushner as a “high-quality person” while saying chief of staff John Kelly will ultimately decide whether aides like Kushner keep their interim security clearances.
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7 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 2:35 pm CST

Vehicle strikes security barrier by White House, driver apprehended

The Secret Service apprehended a driver Friday afternoon after she plowed her vehicle into a security barricade at a White House entrance.
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7 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 2:31 pm CST

Money-laundering watchdog: Close North Korean banks

The watchdog that monitors global and illicit misuse of funds has cited North Korea as a top source of "ongoing and substantial" money laundering and terrorist financing and urged countries to close North Korean banks.
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7 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 2:29 pm CST

Ex-city commissioner get 4 years, 3 months in bribery case

A former Florida city commissioner has been sentenced to four years and three months in prison following a wide-ranging corruption investigation.
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8 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 2:14 pm CST

Authorities mull terror charges in Planned Parenthood crash

Authorities in New Jersey are considering filing terrorism charges against a Massachusetts man charged with deliberately crashing a stolen bakery delivery truck into a Planned Parenthood clinic.
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8 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 2:05 pm CST

Florida school shooting timeline

A timeline of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
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8 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 1:55 pm CST

Billy Graham and North Carolina: The affection was mutual

While the Rev. Billy Graham's travels took him as far away as the Soviet Union and China, he always came back to his native North Carolina, a place of refuge, reflection and spiritual refueling.
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8 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 1:54 pm CST

Swarm of 200 earthquakes strikes Yellowstone super volcano

A swarm of more than 200 earthquakes struck Yellowstone National Park over the past two weeks, but that probably doesn't mean the "big one" is coming anytime soon, according to geologists from the park.
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8 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 1:52 pm CST

Last teen pleads guilty in death of passenger hit by sandbag

The last of four teens charged in the throwing of a sandbag from an interstate overpass in Ohio that killed a Michigan man riding in a car has pleaded guilty.
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8 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 1:48 pm CST

The Latest: Spokesman off staff list after profane tweet

The Latest on the South Carolina public health agency's handling of a profane message from its Twitter account (all times local): 2:40 p.m.
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8 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 1:48 pm CST

Why Trump's promise to move US Embassy to Jerusalem is so controversial

President Trump announced late last year that the U.S. will formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel – and it looks like the new U.S. embassy will be ready ahead of schedule.
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8 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 1:42 pm CST

Father who sparked fire that killed son gets prison

A New Jersey father who admitted tossing lit matches in an apartment that sparked a fire which killed his infant son and damaged dozens of buildings is now headed to prison.
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8 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 1:37 pm CST

Martin Shkreli controversies: A timeline of events

Martin Shkreli, the former biotech CEO known for hiking up the price of a life-saving drug, was convicted on federal charges he deceived investors in a pair of failed hedge funds.
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8 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 1:27 pm CST

Governors push bipartisan national health care compromise

A bipartisan group of governors working to strike compromise on hot-button policy issues took on the question of health care on Friday.
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8 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 1:25 pm CST

Parents of hazing victims gather in South Carolina

Tears flowed as the parents of 15 children who died in college hazing incidents gathered in South Carolina to share their losses.
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8 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 1:20 pm CST

Inside Florida Gov. Rick Scott's $500M action plan after Parkland shooting

Florida Gov. Rick Scott unveiled a $500 million "action plan" to prevent gun violence Friday – more than a week after 17 students and faculty members were brutally gunned down at a local high school.
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9 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 1:17 pm CST

Foot discovered on Canadian island is 13th to wash ashore since 2007

A human foot that washed ashore on Vancouver Island in December belonged to a Washington state man, officials said Wednesday, the 13th such case of a foot behind found along British Columbia's coast since 2007.
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9 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 1:15 pm CST

2018 Winter Olympic guests include Ivanka Trump, Pence, others

From Vice President Mike Pence to North Korea’s “Ivanka Trump,” several world leaders and guests are attending the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
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9 hours ago
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 1:02 pm CST

Govt agency says staffer fired after profane Trump tweet

South Carolina's public health agency said Friday that an employee had been fired after posting a profanity-laced message critical of President Donald Trump in the wake of a deadly school shooting that left 17 dead.