Minneapolis to release police shooting video by end of July

The mayor of Minneapolis says body camera video of a fatal police shooting of a black man will be released by the end of July
Read Article

WW2 soldier is buried in California 74 years after battle

Nearly 74 years after he was killed in a ferocious World War II battle, Staff Sgt. David Rosenkrantz has been laid to rest in Southern California
Read Article

Kentucky State University President gets contract extension

The Kentucky State University Board of Regents has unanimously voted to extend the contract of the university's president
Read Article

The Latest: Iowa governor issues disaster proclamation

Iowa's governor has issued a disaster proclamation for four counties hit by tornadoes
Read Article

Ducey: Troopers must cite lawmakers who break traffic laws

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed an executive order calling on state troopers to cite lawmakers if they break traffic laws despite a constitutional provision that gives them immunity in some cases
Read Article

The Latest: Hospital chief: Woman stayed with girl all night

The local hospital's president says that an employee of a nearby riverboat cruise line stayed with a small child who survived the capsizing of a duck boat on a Missouri lake for hours until the girl's father arrived
Read Article

Panel probing police misconduct refuses confidentiality pact

An independent panel that investigates police misconduct in a Maryland city is refusing to sign a new confidentiality agreement
Read Article

NJ Sen. Booker stumps for fellow Dem Espy in Mississippi

Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey is campaigning for a fellow Democrat in a U.S. Senate race in Mississippi
Read Article

Tears, then giggles: Honduran baby is back in parents' arms

A baby who came to embody the Trump administration's family separation policy is back with his parents in Honduras after five months
Read Article

Bush's former doctor fatally shot while biking near hospital

Houston police say a doctor who once treated former President George H.W. Bush was fatally shot by an unidentified man when both men were riding bicycles through the city's Texas Medical Center
Read Article

Branson mourns for 17 killed in sinking of packed duck boat

Branson mourns for 17 killed when packed duck boat capsizes and sinks in storm
Read Article

NRA, others sue Seattle over gun-storage law

The National Rifle Association, Second Amendment Foundation and two Seattle residents are suing the city over its new gun-safety law
Read Article

Ex-youth coach gets another 30 years in child porn case

A former Maryland elementary school basketball coach and substitute teacher who blackmailed children for "sexually exploitative images" has been sentenced to another 30 years in prison
Read Article

Louisiana ballot set, with surprises during sign-up period

Louisiana's registration period for the fall election has ended with an unexpected, last-minute candidate entering the secretary of state's race and a congressional candidate led out in handcuffs
Read Article

Nonprofit-owned BMWs, Mercedes-Benz among tax-exempt cars

Providence has forgiven millions in taxes in recent years for vehicles owned by private colleges, other nonprofits and even some for-profit businesses
Read Article

Montana Greens ordered to disclose signature effort details

Montana's commissioner of political practices says the Green Party broke campaign laws by failing to report the cost of signature gathering efforts by a political consultant
Read Article

Las Vegas officials urge homeless to use cooling centers

Officials in Las Vegas are urging homeless people to use cooling centers and daytime shelters after three individuals were found dead in as many days of suspected heat-related causes
Read Article

Judge: 'Great progress' reuniting families split at border

A federal judge says the Trump administration is making "great progress" toward meeting a July 26 deadline to reunite more than 2,500 children with their families after they were separated at the border
Read Article

Hotrod team donates brains, urges same from military members

Hotrod team donates brains for research, urges same from military members
Read Article

The Latest: Baby didn't known parents at first at reunion

A baby who came to symbolize the U.S. government's policy of separating immigrant families didn't recognize his parents at first when they reunited in Honduras
Read Article

Trump was taped talking of paying for Playboy model's story

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing a potential payment for an ex-Playboy model's account of having an affair with him
Read Article

Man guilty of shooting 2 men, killing 1

A Florida man has been convicted of fatally shooting one man and wounding another over a missing gun
Read Article

2 arrested after officer killed in Hawaii, shooter sought

Authorities in Hawaii say two associates of a man suspected of killing a Big Island police officer have been arrested but the shooter remains at large.
Read Article

NYC releases documents connected to Central Park 5 case

A lawyer for five men wrongly convicted in the vicious 1989 rape of a Central Park jogger says the release of investigative records leaves them "reliving the horror" of their experiences
Read Article

The Latest: Doctor fatally shot while on bike treated Bush

Houston police: Doctor fatally shot by unidentified man as both men rode bicycles through Texas Medical Center
Read Article

Storms cause minor damage in southern, northern Indiana

An official says storms have caused minor damage in a southern Indiana county
Read Article

The Latest: Trump says NFL protesters should be suspended

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says he hadn't decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during the national anthem when he formally told the team that the demonstrations could be punishable.
Read Article

Phoenix area ozone advisories issued for the last 11 days

Ozone pollution advisories have been issued in metro Phoenix for each of the last 11 days
Read Article

Storm damage, power outages reported in central Kentucky

Authorities say severe storms that have barreled through central Kentucky have caused power outages, road closures and damage to buildings and trees
Read Article

Ohio killer spared after extent of childhood abuse revealed

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has spared a condemned killer whose sentence was challenged after a juror came forward with concerns that the extent of the inmate's childhood abuse was shielded at trial
Read Article

Infant dies after being found unresponsive at Nebraska park

Officials in eastern Nebraska are investigating after an infant was found unresponsive at a state park and later died
Read Article

Ohio couple buys island in West Virginia for $60K

An Ohio couple has bought an West Virginia island for $60,000
Read Article

Man in concrete mixer truck leads Wyoming police in chase

Wyoming police say a man twice led them in a chase _ once in a pickup truck and then in a concrete mixer truck
Read Article

Colorado VA hospital plagued by delays, high costs to open

A suburban Denver veterans hospital is poised to open after years of delays and costs that soared more than $1 billion over budget
Read Article

North Dakota seeks federal money for pipeline protest costs

North Dakota is demanding $38 million from the federal government to reimburse the state for costs associated with policing large-scale and prolonged protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline
Read Article

The Latest: Louisiana elections sign-up ends with surprises

Louisiana's three-day registration period for the Nov. 6 election has ended, with some unexpected moments
Read Article

Armored dinosaur with spiky head unveiled at Utah museum

A dinosaur covered in bony armor from its spikey head to its clubbed tail is newest fossil addition to a Utah museum
Read Article

White nationalist pleads to charges stemming from rally

White nationalist Christopher Cantwell has pleaded guilty to two charges stemming from a torch-lit rally at the University of Virginia last summer
Read Article

More than 4K squatters occupy Detroit Land Bank homes

A newspaper investigation has found that squatters occupy as many as 4,300 of the 30,000 Detroit properties owned by the city's Land Bank Authority
Read Article

Jury convicts man in slaying of University of Texas student

Jurors convict man in 2016 slaying of a University of Texas student on campus
Read Article

Teen gets 10 years for raping, strangling 14-year-old

A Virginia teen has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping and strangling a 14-year-old girl in 2017
Read Article

Expert and advocate for iconic monarch butterfly has died

A man who was perhaps the foremost expert on the iconic monarch butterfly has passed away
Read Article

Judge: "Great progress" reuniting families split at border

A federal judge says the Trump administration is making "great progress" toward meeting a Thursday deadline to reunite more than 2,500 children with their families after they were separated at the border
Read Article

Michigan AG: state law does not prohibit LGBT discrimination

Michigan's attorney general has declared invalid a state commission's decision to interpret the law to prohibit discrimination against LGBT people
Read Article

Nebraska troopers net nearly 170lbs of marijuana in 2 stops

The Nebraska State Patrol reports that troopers seized nearly 170 pounds of marijuana in two separate Hamilton County traffic stops
Read Article

Investigators identify truck that dropped rock, killing boy

Alaska State Troopers say they have identified the truck from which a rock fell and hit a car, killing a child inside
Read Article

Funeral scheduled for 5 children who died in New Jersey fire

The funerals for five children who died in a raging fire at a New Jersey home have been scheduled for next week
Read Article

US Labor chief stresses training during Boeing SC visit

The United States' top labor official has visited South Carolina's Boeing facilities to highlight a new Trump administration commitment to workforce development
Read Article

Groom rushes to help at nearby crash scene in Maryland

The newly married couple was posing for sunset photos at a waterfront inn on Maryland's Eastern Shore when the dreamy atmosphere was broken by the unmistakable screeching of a car crash
Read Article

APNewsBreak: Fired university VP sues Pennsylvania for $50M

A former state university administrator has filed a $50 million lawsuit against Pennsylvania's higher education agency, claiming it fired him for sexual misconduct with students based on unfounded "rumors and innuendo."
Read Article

The Latest: At least 1 Iowa tornado had winds of 144 mph

National Weather Service: One of the destructive tornadoes that swept through central Iowa was an EF3 twister with sustained winds of about 144 mph
Read Article

The Latest: Interim secretary of state running to keep job

In a last-minute surprise in the final moments of the candidate registration period, Louisiana's interim secretary of state signed up to run for the job on the November ballot
Read Article

A look at candidates signed up for Louisiana's Nov. 6 ballot

The sign-up period for Louisiana's Nov. 6 primary election ended Friday
Read Article

Firefighters battle blazes in several western states

Firefighters battled heat, wind as they battled wildfires across the western United States on Friday
Read Article

WMU official resigns after harassment investigation

A high-ranking official at Western Michigan University resigned after a sexual-harassment investigation
Read Article

Tickets on sale for newspaper shooting benefit concert

Tickets are now on sale for a benefit concert that honors the victims of a shooting at a Maryland newspaper last month
Read Article

Paper problem has Long Island Rail Road tickets saying 2019

The nation's largest commuter train system says it's printing next month's tickets on paper marked for 2016 and 2019 due to a problem with its usual supply
Read Article

The Latest: Reporter's lawyer responds to plagiarism probe

A reporter who lost her job in a plagiarism probe contends she wasn't given an adequate opportunity to respond to allegations she used uncredited information from other publications.
Read Article

The Latest: Family that perished was from Indianapolis

A church bishop says that nine members of one family who died in the duck boat accident were from Indianapolis
Read Article

The Latest: Lawyer says no smoking gun in jogger rape docs

A lawyer for five men wrongly convicted in the vicious 1989 rape of a Central Park jogger says the release of investigative records leaves them "reliving the horror" of their experiences
Read Article

Virginian's death linked to flesh-eating bacteria, infection

Authorities say a Virginian has died from an infection caused by a waterborne flesh-eating bacterium
Read Article

California girl, 2, accidentally shot and killed by boy, 4

Authorities say a 4-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old cousin at a home in Southern California
Read Article

New sex abuse allegations levied against prominent cardinal

A Virginia man says he was sexually abused for about two decades by Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, a prominent Roman Catholic leader who was removed from public ministry last month over separate child abuse allegations
Read Article

Farm group wants protections in farm bill to offset tariffs

North Dakota's biggest farm group wants increased crop subsidies and other revenue loss protections in the compromise version of the massive federal farm bill
Read Article

Casino workers in Las Vegas continue weekly picketing

Unionized casino workers in Las Vegas are continuing their weekly picketing campaign as they negotiate new contracts
Read Article

North Carolina AG challenging Duke Energy coal ash charges

North Carolina's top state lawyer is challenging a decision allowing Duke Energy to charge consumers billions of dollars to clean up coal ash dumps while tacking on a potential profit margin
Read Article

Body found was woman missing since 2016; death was homicide

A body found off a road northeast of Seattle near Maltby has been identified as that of a woman who disappeared in 2016
Read Article

Teacher with history of alcohol arrests charged with DUI

A Delaware teacher with a history of alcohol-related arrests has been charged with drunken driving in an incident in which eight other vehicles were damaged
Read Article

Florida family's pig loves mints, sleeping indoors

When Travis Claytor comes home from work, there is Cece, a mint-slurping, Instagram-featured pet pig wagging his tail, to greet him
Read Article

Judge retires after handling notorious juvenile cases

For the past three years, Judge Cindy Lederman has walked by a half-dozen statues of playful bear cubs every day on her way up to her high-ceilinged, top-floor office looking out toward Miami's waterfront
Read Article

Expert: GPS places Jordanian-born man at Texas slaying

A digital forensic expert says a GPS device owned by a Jordanian-born man on trial for capital murder places him at the same time and place of one of the 2012 Texas slayings
Read Article

Man cleared of murder has trouble depositing compensation

A man exonerated of murder after spending 23 years in prison had trouble depositing a compensation check in a Chicago bank
Read Article

Louisiana congressional candidate arrested after qualifying

A candidate who had just registered to run for one of Louisiana's congressional seats was arrested after signing up for the race
Read Article

Nampa man to serve 25 years to life in prison for stabbings

A Nampa man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for stabbing two people at a Boise nightclub
Read Article

2 suspects charged in attempted Texas bank heist, shootings

Two suspects have been arrested and charged in the attempted holdup of a North Texas bank and shootings of three bank employees
Read Article

Fire burning near northwestern Montana vermiculite mine

Specially trained firefighters are wearing respirators as they fight an apparently human-caused blaze in northwestern Montana near where asbestos-tainted vermiculite was mined for decades
Read Article

Sierra Nevada forest fire near Yosemite continues to grow

A forest fire burning in the Sierra Nevada just west of Yosemite National Park has grown to nearly 36 square miles
Read Article

Judge says prisoner can pursue softball injury lawsuit

A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Delaware prison inmate injured during a softball game
Read Article

Mayor: 2-year-old found in hot car expected to survive

West Haven's mayor says a 2-year-old found with his 4-year-old brother inside a hot car on Thursday is expected to survive
Read Article

Coroner investigates possible electrocution of worker

Authorities say a service technician for a heating and air company appears to have been electrocuted while working
Read Article

Teens save lives, volunteer by fostering shelter pets

High school students can help save a pet's life and get credit from their school at the same time
Read Article

2 women seek to hold university responsible in alleged rapes

Two women who say they were raped after being given spiked drinks at an unsanctioned fraternity house at a New Jersey university are seeking to hold the school partly responsible
Read Article

Algae crisis: What do you do when water is your home?

Mikayla Zariske's new abnormal stinks. And it gives her headaches. But that's not what worries the Cape Coral liveaboard most about the toxic algae slick surrounding her floating home.
Read Article

Paper problem has Long Island Rail Road tickets saying '19'

The nation's largest commuter train system said Friday that it's printing next month's tickets on paper marked for 2016 and 2019 due to a problem with its usual supply
Read Article

The Latest: Crews attack fire on Montana-Idaho border

Specially trained firefighters are wearing respirators as they fight an apparently human-caused blaze in northwestern Montana near where asbestos-tainted vermiculite was mined for decades
Read Article

The Latest: Weather changed quickly day of accident

A resident of the Missouri tourist town of Branson says she understands how a duck boat got caught on the lake before it capsized because of a sudden change in the weather that day
Read Article

Unknown substance in North Ogden creek raises concerns

Ogden residents say they are concerned by a milky white substance that they saw flowing through a creek
Read Article