SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Police in suburban Chicago have released a report filed by former state Rep. Ron Sandack over an "internet scam," but it's almost completely blacked out.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than $176,000 in legal bills have been racked up by North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and state GOP legislative leaders to defend the law directing transgender people to use school or government restrooms corresponding to their birth certificate.
The U.S. Powerball jackpot grew to $422 million ahead of an 11 p.m. EDT drawing on Wednesday, making it the eighth largest in the game's history and the 11th-biggest lottery prize ever in the United States. The jackpot amount has now rolled over 22 times since it was reset to its starting sum of
The suspects, David Eisenhauer, 18, of Columbia, Maryland, and Natalie Keepers, 19, of Laurel, Maryland, were indicted for the January slaying of Nicole Lovell, Montgomery County prosecutor Mary Pettitt said in a statement. A Montgomery County grand jury indicted Eisenhauer on charges of first-degree
DALLAS (AP) — The deaths of four children in hot cars in recent days has brought the number across the U.S. this year to at least 23, nearly matching the total for all of last year and prompting experts to plead for vigilance and warn parents that it can happen to anyone.
A Massachusetts man was arrested and charged on Tuesday with threatening on Facebook to burn down a Boston mosque in the wake of the November attacks in Paris, where Islamic State gunmen and suicide bombers killed 130 people. Patrick Keogan, a 44-year-old resident of the Boston suburb of Winchester,
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The first U.S. church official convicted over his handling of priest abuse complaints could leave prison after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed his conviction was flawed.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An attorney for a transgender teen in Virginia is urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to bar him from using the boys restroom when he returns to school this fall.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize.
SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Police say a missing woman was found unconscious and tied up in a South Carolina motel after someone sent her mother video of her daughter gagged, bound and crying.
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man who died from heat exposure in South Carolina had a body temperature of 109 degrees Fahrenheit when he was found.
(Reuters) - Hilcorp Energy [HILCO.UL] on Tuesday said it contained a leak from an abandoned flow line at its Lake Washington Field in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana on Monday. Around 30 to 100 barrels of oil were released and cleanup operations have begun, the exploration and production company said,
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A prosecutor said Tuesday that he'll seek the death penalty against an Indianapolis man who he says killed three people in four days in attacks inspired by the horror movie "The Purge."
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — You can expect to hear a lot more from Apple about the virtues of mobile apps and online services in coming months. And for good reason: They're just about the only part of Apple's business that's growing right now.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A dump truck driver who said he had a bomb deliberately smashed his truck through a security gate of the FBI's offices on Tuesday, but no bomb was found and there appeared to be no connection to terrorism, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks had a muddled session on Tuesday, as investors worked through a large batch of corporate earnings from a range of companies including Gilead Sciences, McDonald’s and Texas Instruments.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration opened the door on Tuesday to a change in its blood donor deferral recommendations, which currently prohibit donations from gay men for a year following their last sexual encounter in order to reduce the risk of transmitting HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. In December
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A major rating agency on Tuesday downgraded Kansas' credit rating for the second time in two years because of the state's budget problems.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Monument will reopen Friday after being closed for nearly a week because of problems with its elevator.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Unmoved by Bernie Sanders' plea for party unity behind Hillary Clinton, several hundred Sanders supporters chanting "Bernie or bust!" took to the streets under the hot sun Tuesday for another round of protests on Day 2 of the Democratic convention.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A man condemned to die for killing a woman and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion was resentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of release because the state abolished the death penalty.
GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Suburban Phoenix sheriff's officials say multiple dead bodies have been found inside a home in an unincorporated area of Gilbert, east of Phoenix.