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  • Brigitte Nielsen, 54, has given birth to her fifth child

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brigitte Nielsen says she has given birth at age 54. The model, actress and reality star and her 39-year-old husband Mattia Dessi released a statement to People magazine Saturday saying their daughter Frida was born Friday in Los Angeles and weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces (2.3 kilograms). It’s the fifth child […]
  • Report: Officer left university job after case there dropped

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania police officer who fired the shots that killed a teenager fleeing a traffic stop left his previous job with a university police force about a month after prosecutors dropped a case against three men he’d filed charges against. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that 30-year-old Officer Michael Rosfeld was working for […]
  • The Latest: Alaska city unveils memorial to fallen Guardsmen

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on an Alaska city honoring Guardsmen killed in crash after 1964 earthquake (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Four men who died on a humanitarian mission to help rebuild an Alaska town following the second most powerful earthquake ever recorded have been honored in the town near where they died. […]
  • Ugly dogs return for annual Northern California contest

    PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — Dogs with hairless bodies and lolling tongues will flaunt their imperfections as they compete to win the 2018 World’s Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. The event is taking place Saturday this year at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma, a departure from previous years when it was held […]
  • Florida attorney general confronted at Mr. Rogers movie

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Protesters confronted Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi at a showing of a documentary about children’s TV host Fred Rogers, and they questioned the Republican’s stands on immigration and health care. The Tampa Bay Times reports Bondi received a police escort Friday when several members of Organize Florida confronted her as she […]
  • Oklahoma veteran given $15,000 in lawn equipment after theft

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A veteran in Oklahoma whose life and business were disrupted when his lawn equipment was stolen no longer needs to face acres of grass using a push mower. The Tulsa World reports Cody Nichols on Friday received $15,000 worth of new lawn-mowing equipment through the nonprofit group Soldier’s Wish. The Tulsa-based […]
  • BNSF: Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment

    DOON, Iowa (AP) — An estimated 230,000 gallons (870,619 liters) of crude oil spilled into floodwaters in the northwestern corner of Iowa following a train derailment, a railroad official said Saturday. BNSF spokesman Andy Williams said 14 of 32 oil tanker cars just south of Doon in Lyon County leaked oil into surrounding floodwaters from […]
  • Actress Cynthia Nixon says son has come out as transgender

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Actress and New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has announced that her oldest child has come out as transgender. The former “Sex and the City” star posted the announcement on her Instagram account on Friday to mark the 14th annual Trans Day of Action. Her 21-year-old son Samuel Joseph Mozes, who […]
  • Dick Leitsch, gay activist who led ‘sip-in,’ dies at 83

    NEW YORK (AP) — A pioneering gay activist who led a 1966 “sip-in” at a New York City bar has died at the age of 83. Dick Leitsch (LIGHTSH) died Friday at a hospice in Manhattan. His death from liver cancer was confirmed by his brother, John Leitsch, of Louisville, Kentucky. Leitsch was a leader […]
  • The Latest: Colyer seeks to undercut Kobach on abortion

    SALINA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Republican primary race for Kansas governor (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer is attacking Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s anti-abortion credentials in the Republican gubernatorial primary. Colyer raised abortion an issue in his opening statement during a debate Saturday in Salina. The influential anti-abortion […]