BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the case against officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was injured in police custody (all times local):
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin state appeals court ruled Wednesday that two girls accused of trying to kill their classmate in an attempt to please the fictional horror character Slender Man should be tried as adults.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Delegates took center stage at a downtown rally with Bernie Sanders supporters Wednesday, as relatively small protests and no major marches contributed to quieter streets on Day 3 of the Democratic convention.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's police union is asking officers to not volunteer to work overtime during the Labor Day weekend to protest the "continued disrespect" toward officers and the killings of law enforcement personnel nationwide.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — As flames from a raging wildfire raced down mountainsides last weekend toward houses tucked in canyons north of Los Angeles, a sprawling high school campus was transformed into a firefighting supply base — with tents on the football field and enough Gatorade and portable
ROCKINGHAM, Vt. (AP) — The wooden remains of a 145-year-old covered bridge destroyed five years ago during Tropical Storm Irene have been buried, upsetting some nearby residents who felt the timbers should have been used to help build a kiosk near the rebuilt bridge.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City is likely to default on $3.4 million worth of debt — and become more likely to go bankrupt — if a loan promised by the state isn't received by Monday, a Wall Street firm said.
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has chosen not to appear in person at his resentencing next month in Chicago and will instead make his first appearance in a public forum in four years via video from a Colorado prison, his attorney told a federal judge Wednesday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Families of the three law enforcement officers killed in a lone gunman's ambush in Baton Rouge are each due to receive $250,000 in state survivor benefits.
A manslaughter charge against a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a black man carrying an air rifle was dismissed on Wednesday after the deputy argued that he acted in self-defense. Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Peter Peraza, who is Hispanic, sought protection under the state's "
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For some of the protesters outside the Democratic convention this week, the demonstrations in Philadelphia are the latest in a lifetime of political activism. For others, they're a first.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's presidential library will be built in Jackson Park in Chicago's South Side, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday, citing an unnamed source.
CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama's presidential library will be built in a park on Chicago's South Side along the shores of Lake Michigan and a short walk from the university where Obama once taught, a person familiar with the selection process told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
GARDINER, Mont. (AP) — A Texas man has been sentenced to three days in jail and ordered to pay $250 in restitution for carving his initials into the iconic Roosevelt Arch at the north entrance of Yellowstone National Park.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An explosion that leveled an Omaha house and killed one person this week was an accident, fire officials said Wednesday.
SEATTLE (AP) — As crude oil trains began rolling through its downtown a few years ago, Spokane was among the first cities to pass a resolution calling for stronger federal safety regulations.
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The operator of a bulldozer was killed when it rolled over during the fight against a wildfire near Big Sur that has destroyed 20 homes and spread across more than 36 square miles (93.24 sq. kilometers), California fire officials said Wednesday.
KEENE, N.H. (AP) — A former part-time police chief in southwestern New Hampshire who was once suspected of murder has now been charged with sexually assaulting a minor.
The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it is looking into reports that Iran has detained a third U.S. citizen of Iranian descent but declined to provide details. Iran on Sunday confirmed the detention of an unnamed visiting U.S. citizen, the latest in a string of arrests of dual nationals, but
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a judge's ruling that the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan, John Hinckley Jr., can live full-time outside a mental hospital (all times local):
Baltimore's top prosecutor on Wednesday dropped remaining charges against police officers tied to the death of black detainee Freddie Gray, after failing four times to secure convictions in a case that inflamed the U.S. debate on race and justice. Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby had stunned the city and
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews battling a deadly wildfire in rugged, drought-stricken terrain north of Los Angeles made steady progress in containing the blaze on Wednesday, after a bulldozer operator helping to fight a smaller wildfire in central California died overnight when his