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  • The Latest: Police give ages of 4 found dead in Nevada home

    HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the apparent shooting deaths of four people found dead in a burning home in the Las Vegas-area city of Henderson (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Police say a 27-year-old man, a 35-year-old woman and two boys, ages 15 and 5, are dead in an apparent shooting murder-suicide at […]
  • The Latest: Bourbon maker Four Roses walkout ends

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on an agreement to settle a strike at bourbon maker Four Roses (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Four Roses says it’s looking forward to returning to full production soon after the bourbon maker reached a tentative agreement with union officials to end a two-week walkout. News outlets report the […]
  • King returns to SoCal roots with ownership stake in Dodgers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billie Jean King has gone back to her roots in becoming part of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ ownership group. The tennis champion first became enamored with the team when it arrived from Brooklyn in 1958. King says she and younger brother Randy Moffitt “grew up bleeding Dodger blue” in Long Beach. […]
  • California man arrested in 10 ‘horrific’ cold-case rapes

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A married 58-year-old man has been arrested in connection with at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006 in what’s known as the NorCal Rapist case, Sacramento police announced Friday. Roy Charles Waller of Benicia was arrested without incident at the University of California in Berkeley, where he […]
  • Latest: AK official: State charges expected in girl’s death

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on Alaska man linked to death of 10-year-old girl (all times local): 2:40 p.m. An Alaska prosecutor says state charges are expected to be filed Monday in a case involving a 10-year-old girl’s death. Forty-one-year-old Peter Wilson already is charged in federal court. He pleaded not guilty Friday to […]
  • The Latest: Feds say canceling nuke plant could cost owners

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on cost overruns from construction at a nuclear power plant in Georgia (all times local): 6:40 p.m. The federal government is warning the owners of a troubled nuclear power plant in Georgia that any move to cancel a planned expansion would lead to demands for quick repayment of nearly $6 […]
  • The Latest: Faster response ‘might have changed things’

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on investigation of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair (all times local): 6:35 p.m. One of the biggest problems in the treatment of former Maryland football player Jordan McNair was that it was nearly two hours between the time he collapsed and his arrival at the hospital. Dr. […]
  • Minnesota Rep. Jim Knoblach quits campaign amid allegations

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach abruptly ended his re-election campaign Friday amid allegations of inappropriate touching from his adult daughter. Minnesota Public Radio reported the announcement came hours after the St. Cloud Republican’s attorney, Susan Gaertner, denied the allegations in an interview with the station. She said the veteran lawmaker […]
  • White student accused of noose around black student’s neck

    A white high-school student has been accused of putting a noose around a black student’s neck in northeast Louisiana. Ouachita (WASH-uh-taw) Parish Schools Superintendent Don Coker says a teacher saw the incident and immediately took the white student to administrators at West Ouachita High School. Coker says the student at the school in West Monroe […]
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Rising oil prices haven’t hurt the US economy so far DALLAS (AP) — An old bogeyman, higher oil prices, may still be scary but doesn’t have the same power to hurt the US economy. Yes, when gasoline costs more, consumers have less money to spend at restaurants and shops. But that’s partly offset by […]
  • Investigation finds Maryland culpable in death of player

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — An independent investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair has determined that trainers on the scene did not follow proper procedures after he collapsed on the field. The report provided details of what happened and confirmed what university officials previously acknowledged. McNair was hospitalized on May […]
  • Woman given 74 years for blaze that killed 2 firefighters

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 46-year-old woman who set a fire that resulted in the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters has been sentenced to 74 years in prison. Thu Hong Nguyen was sentenced Friday for second-degree murder, arson and assault. She was convicted in July of setting a fire to her nail salon […]
  • Navy Times: Navy SEAL detained in ISIS death probe

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy SEAL is being held in a military brig while authorities investigate the stabbing death of an Islamic State combatant while he was subdued in Iraq last year. The Navy Times reported Friday the unidentified SEAL based in California was being held in the brig at Marine Corps Air Station […]
  • Uber rider jumps from car; driver charged with kidnapping

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman jumped from a moving Uber car after the driver refused to let her out. News outlets report that 30-year-old Destiny Green was arrested Wednesday and charged with kidnapping and false imprisonment. The passenger told police she had been out drinking with friends in Tallahassee and ordered […]
  • Funerals held for 2 women allegedly killed by border agent

    LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Friends and family gathered for funerals in Laredo, Texas, for two of the women authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent who has been described as a serial killer. Funerals were held Friday for 42-year-old Claudine Luera and 28-year-old Janelle Ortiz, a transgender woman whose birth name was Humberto […]