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Governments struggle to enforce "living wage" laws

April 26, 2016

SEATTLE (AP) — States and cities whose lawmakers proudly passed "living wage" laws are finding it difficult to make sure employers actually pay their workers accordingly. more »»

Judge rejects Cosby's bid to dismiss underage sex abuse case

April 26, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A sexual battery lawsuit filed by a woman who accuses Bill Cosby of sexually abusing her at the Playboy Mansion when she was underage will proceed, a judge has ruled. more »»

House GOP leader: No help for Puerto Rico before deadline

April 26, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress will not act to help debt-ridden Puerto Rico ahead of a May 1 deadline when nearly half-a-billion dollars in bond payments come due, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarth... more »»

The Latest: Lawyer: Dividing Prince estate may be difficult

April 26, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Prince's death and his estate (all times local):

1:40 p.m. more »»

North Texas at greater risk for powerful tornadoes, hail

April 26, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Forecasters have moved North Texas squarely into the crosshairs of a large storm capable of producing "significant" tornadoes and grapefruit-sized hail Tuesday afternoon and... more »»

APNewsBreak: Woman to be charged with murder in baby's death

April 26, 2016

POPLAR, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the death of a baby on a Montana Indian Reservation who authorities say was beaten to death by a caregiver (all times local):

12:05 p.. more »»

Ohio man calmly tells 911: 'I just shot and killed my wife'

April 26, 2016

CINCINNATI (AP) — A suburban Cincinnati man called 911 and gave his address, and when the dispatcher asked what she could help him with, he replied calmly: "I just shot and killed my wife. more »»

Coroner: Most Ohio victims shot many times, some bruised

April 26, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Seven of eight relatives who were killed in their southern Ohio homes had been shot multiple times, including one who was shot nine times, according to autopsy results... more »»

Chinese company to build $1 billion mill in south Arkansas

April 26, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Chinese company Sun Paper announced plans Tuesday for a $1 billion mill in southern Arkansas, the paper company's first facility in North America. more »»

News Guide: Ex-NFL QB Johnny Manziel indicted in Texas

April 26, 2016

DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel was indicted Tuesday on a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from allegations that he assaulted his ex-girlfriend during a night out in Januar. more »»

Storms could bring powerful tornadoes, hail to Great Plains

April 26, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Forecasters are warning that severe storms could bring "significant" tornadoes and grapefruit-sized hail to the Great Plains on Tuesday, while severe thunderstorms and strong... more »»

Johnny Manziel indicted in alleged attack on ex-girlfriend

April 26, 2016

DALLAS (AP) — Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was indicted by a grand jury on Tuesday on a misdemeanor charge stemming from a domestic violence complaint by his ex-girlfriend. more »»

Senator says fighter program has been scandal and tragedy

April 26, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter's record on cost, schedule and performance has been a scandal and a tragedy, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee told senior... more »»

Storms could bring powerful tornadoes to Great Plains

April 26, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Forecasters are warning that severe storms could bring powerful, long-track tornadoes and grapefruit-sized hail to the Great Plains on Tuesday, prompting some schools in... more »»

LGBT debate spurs arrests at North Carolina statehouse

April 26, 2016

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A day of protests and arrests around North Carolina's statehouse marked what's likely to be weeks of impassioned debate over a law limiting protections for LGBT people. more »»

Storms on Tuesday could bring powerful tornadoes to Plains

April 26, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — School districts and authorities are bracing for the possibility of a severe weather outbreak that could bring powerful, long-track tornadoes and large hail Tuesday to the... more »»

Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting for $6M

April 26, 2016

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city on Monday reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet... more »»

Blowing dust closes I-10 stretch between Arizona, New Mexico

April 26, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) — Blowing dust caused the closure of a 62-mile stretch of Interstate 10 between southeastern Arizona and New Mexico for about two hours.

The eastbound lanes between U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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