University of Oklahoma regents to discuss…

The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents have scheduled a special meeting to discuss an undisclosed "personnel investigation."

Illinois man known for white crosses makes 5 for…

Illinois man who has delivered 26,000 white crosses to sites around the U.S., largely to remember victims of gun violence, now finds in his hometown

As He Was Dying, Aurora Shooting Victim Texted…

One of Josh Pinkard's last acts was to make sure he told his wife he loved her. The 39-year-old was the plant manager at Henry Pratt Co., the manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Ill., where a gunman shot and killed five employees moments after learning he was being fired last week....

Evers wants to decriminalize marijuana, legalize…

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says his budget will include proposals to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use and legalize medical marijuana

Napkin, genealogy site leads to arrest in 1993…

Businessman charged with fatally stabbing Minneapolis woman in 1993 after investigators use DNA from a discarded napkin, genealogy website

Man arrested during Virginia Capitol protest over Northam

A protester at the Virginia Capitol has been arrested during a protest against Gov. Ralph Northam

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Oakland, California diocese names 45 accused of…

The Catholic Diocese of Oakland, California has released the names of 45 priests, deacons and religious brothers who officials say are "credibly accused" of sexually abusing minors

New owners plan to move historic riverboat to…

The new owners of Cincinnati's historic Showboat Majestic say they plan to continue using the double-decker riverboat as an entertainment venue

Trial over Delaware prison riot ends with no convictions

The trial for four inmates charged with murder in a 2017 Delaware fatal prison riot has ended with no convictions

She Insulted Michelle Obama. Now, a Guilty Plea

"The flood was a natural disaster. Stealing from FEMA is a manmade disaster." Per a DOJ release , that's US Attorney Mike Stuart speaking on the case of Pamela Taylor, a 57-year-old from West Virginia who made headlines in 2016 for calling then-first lady Michelle Obama an "ape in heels" in...

2020 Democrats Have a Confidential Adviser

The 2020 Democratic field is filling up quickly, and the New York Times reports on a common denominator: Big names and long shots alike are meeting confidentially with Barack Obama to get his advice on how to beat President Trump. However, the story emphasizes that neither Obama nor wife Michelle...

The Latest: DOC chief disappointed in prison riot verdict

The commissioner of Delaware's Department of Correction says he's disappointed that a jury delivered no guilty verdicts against four inmates charged in the fatal prison uprising in February 2017

Trump Accuses McCabe of 'Treasonous' Behavior

President Trump is using a new word to describe the actions of former acting FBI chief Andrew McCabe: "treasonous." And the president applies it to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as well, reports the Daily Beast . In morning tweets, Trump was responding to McCabe's assertion that Rosenstein once suggested wearing...

NYPD Officer's Alleged 50 Cent Threat: 'Shoot Him…

An apparent beef between 50 Cent and an NYPD precinct commander now has the officer under investigation after an incident that allegedly happened last spring. The New York Daily News reports that on June 7, the rapper was set to appear at an NYPD-sanctioned boxing match in the Bronx, and...

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo…

The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died

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Shrimpers hope industry lost to warm seas won't…

Maine's historic shrimp industry is closed due to warming oceans, and people who formerly worked in it are grappling with the question of whether consumers will remember the seafood if it ever comes back

Surprise Find in Backyard Tree: This Mountain Lion

When you've got a cat stuck in a tree, call the fire department. When you've got a really big cat stuck in a tree—well, still call the fire department and they'll see what they can do. California firefighters came through with flying colors when that exact call came in...

Group at MIT wants a celebration for a new college canceled

Some students and professors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are asking the school to cancel celebrations for a new computing center

School threat system fields thousands of tips in…

Pennsylvania's new mandatory threat reporting system for schools drew thousands of tips in its first month

Graham: Senate Will Probe 'Stunning' McCabe Claim

Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham has promised a Senate investigation of former acting FBI chief Andrew McCabe's "beyond stunning" claim that officials discussed invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office. Graham, a Republican, said that if they wouldn't testify voluntarily, he would subpoena McCabe and Deputy...

Video of officer punching teen prompts AG investigation

A video showing police repeatedly punching a 16-year-old male during an arrest has prompted the Delaware Attorney General's Office to review the case

6th-Grader Arrested After Dispute Over Pledge

An 11-year-old boy in Florida who refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance ended up in a juvenile detention center after the situation escalated, authorities say. Polk County Public Schools spokesman Kyle Kennedy says the sixth-grader at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland, who disobeyed a substitute teacher's order...

More than 1,500 attend vigil for Aurora shooting…

More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for five co-workers who were fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant

Police: Man accused of kidnapping his son found in Mexico

Lowell Police say a man accused of kidnapping his 1-year-old son has been located in Mexico

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School board in Virginia may end transgender…

A school board in Virginia is set to hold a hearing this week that may signal the coming end of a transgender bathroom ban

Judge Overturns $38M Award for Baltimore Family

The family of a woman shot dead by Baltimore police was initially awarded $38 million . Now, that award is zero. A Baltimore County judge cited the doctrine of "civil liability" Thursday in rescinding the award to the family of Korryn Gaines, 23, who was killed during a six-hour standoff with...

LePage says he wasn't aware of high rate paid on Trump hotel

Former Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he was not aware of his administration spending more than $1,100 a night during a stay at a Trump hotel