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Minneapolis police shooting tests mayor as re-election looms

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mayor Betsy Hodges had barely begun explaining why she demanded the resignation of the Minneapolis police chief following another...

Ex-escort gets 16 years for trying to have husband killed

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband was...

Wildfire leaves “complete devastation” in rural community

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A chimney and a cinder block wall is all that's left standing among rubble that was a house Miki Crawford...

Minneapolis police chief resigns in wake of officer shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday amid calls for new leadership in the department following last week's shooting death of...

The Juice will be loose: O.J. Simpson granted parole

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully...

Family of woman shot by Minneapolis police want changes

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The family of an Australian woman shot dead by a Minneapolis police officer wants changes in police protocols, including a look...

Massive blaze threatens Gold Rush era town near Yosemite

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — The town of Mariposa, with its century-old saloons and covered streets, normally bustles with summer visitors on their way to...

Minneapolis police officer has yet to talk to investigators

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four days after a Minneapolis police officer fatally shot a woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape, the...

From sports star to inmate: OJ Simpson to plead for parole

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson once thrilled crowds as he ran for touchdowns and hurdled airport seats in car rental ads to achieve...

‘Couldn’t even see the sun’: Fire races near Yosemite park

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — A surging wildfire raced through California mountains and foothills west of Yosemite National Park on Wednesday, forcing thousands to flee...

Officer who shot Australian woman felt called to police work

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman in an alley shortly after she called 911 to report...

Ohio drops case against ex-cop in shooting of unarmed man

CINCINNATI (AP) — A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist during a Cincinnati traffic stop won't face a third murder...

Hastert faces sex-offender treatment with prison release

CHICAGO (AP) — Disgraced former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is far from putting his child-sex-abuse scandal behind him after being released from federal...

3 men indicted in New York massacre by violent street gang

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Three alleged members of the MS-13 street gang have been charged in the murders of four young men found hacked...

Justice Dept. signals more police property seizures coming

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Justice Department will soon make it easier for local law enforcement to seize cash and property from crime suspects and...

Police: Mississippi girl dies after beating over math lesson

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who fatally beat a 3-year-old girl because she couldn't correctly answer questions about numbers told investigators that...

Honolulu fire: Victim remembered as talented and caring

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaiian Airlines in-flight manager called his brother as smoke filled his 26th-floor apartment in Honolulu before he and his mother...

Cousins’ lives escalate from petty crimes to alleged murder

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The cousins started small — break-ins, jewelry heists and traffic violations — but on Friday they were charged in a grisly...

Slain NY trooper remembered as a hero who ran toward danger

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state trooper killed in the line of duty was recalled at his funeral Saturday as a...

Pence tells US governors it’s time for ‘end of Obamacare’

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence told a bipartisan gathering of governors on Friday that he and President Donald Trump believe the...

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