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Key suspect in pricey Kentucky bourbon heist pleads guilty

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A rogue distillery worker at the center of a bourbon-heist scheme that spirited away tens of thousands of dollars' worth...

Sessions: Sanctuary cities undermine law’s moral authority

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday criticized sanctuary cities that try to protect immigrants in the country illegally as...

St. Louis faith leaders urge peace, justice amid turmoil

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Leaders of several faiths on Tuesday called for peace and justice amid the turmoil that followed the acquittal of a...

Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence

NEW YORK (AP) — In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already...

St. Louis protesters go to upscale malls, suburbs

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Noisy demonstrators disrupted shopping at upscale suburban malls on Saturday and later marched through a popular district of bars and...

Officials: Returning Keys residents must be self-sustaining

MIAMI (AP) — As the devastated Florida Keys began reopening to residents who fled Hurricane Irma, officials warned the returning islanders to bring enough...

Porsche plows into spectators at Idaho car show; 11 hurt

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Porsche plowed into a crowd of spectators at a Boise, Idaho, car show, injuring 11 in a horrifying scene...

Protests follow ex-St. Louis officer’s acquittal in killing

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A white former police officer was acquitted Friday in the 2011 death of a black man who was fatally shot...

Farewell Cassini: Saturn spacecraft makes fiery, final dive

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Cassini spacecraft disintegrated in the skies above Saturn on Friday in a final, fateful blaze of cosmic glory,...

GOP lawmakers finish plan for balanced budget convention

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican lawmakers from 19 states completed a plan Friday that provides an outline on how to run a constitutional convention that...

Seniors fight post-hurricane heat with Popsicles, compresses

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Florida seniors were ushered out of stifling assisted-living centers Thursday while caregivers fought a lack of air conditioning with Popsicles...

Victim told suspect: I knew you would ‘shoot up the school’

ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) — Caleb Sharpe rode the bus to his high school in a tiny Washington state town, carrying a black duffel bag....

Stepdad eyes man’s stress disorder in mom’s hospital killing

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The stepfather of a man charged with killing his 70-year-old mother while she was in a hospital said the man...

8 die at Florida nursing home in Irma’s sweltering aftermath

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Eight patients at a sweltering nursing home died after Hurricane Irma knocked out the air conditioning, raising fears Wednesday about...

Mother gets 30 to 80 years in sons’ bathtub drownings

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who drowned her two youngest sons in their bathtub because she felt that would enable her to be...

Document: Suspect told police he left during Alaska shooting

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The suspect in a triple homicide at an Alaska coin and precious metal shop told police he witnessed a shootout...

FEMA estimates 25 percent of Florida Keys homes are gone

LOWER MATECUMBE KEY, Fla. (AP) — With 25 percent of the homes in the Florida Keys feared destroyed, emergency workers Tuesday rushed to find...

GOP lawmakers push balanced budget mandate in Constitution

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican lawmakers from 19 states are trying to develop a plan in Arizona this week for carrying out a growing, but...

US Justice Department won’t charge Baltimore police officers

BALTIMORE (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday it won't bring federal civil rights charges against six Baltimore police officers involved in...

WHAT’S HAPPENING: Irma creeps ever closer to Florida

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Irma hammered Cuba and marched toward the Florida Keys on Saturday with punishing winds and rain. Irma was expected to...

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