National News

Nursing home employees formally charged in patient deaths

Sep 16, 2019

Prosecutors have formally charged four ex-employees of a Florida nursing home where a power outage after a hurricane led to 12 patients' deaths

Indiana lawmakers seek probe of ex-abortion doctor's clinics

Sep 16, 2019

Indiana's attorney general says he'll work with his Illinois counterpart to investigate the discovery of more than 2,000 medically preserved fetal remains at the Illinois home of a late doctor who performed abortions in Indiana

Retailers scramble as NY moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Sep 16, 2019

Retailers who sell vaping products in New York state are scrambling to understand a proposal to ban the sale of flavored e-cigs

Bill Gates to honor India's Modi despite Kashmir concerns

Sep 16, 2019

Bill and Melinda Gates aren't backing down from honoring India Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite concerns about human rights abuses in the disputed Kashmir region

Judge tosses out lawsuit over law center's hate group labels

Sep 16, 2019

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that accused leaders of the Southern Poverty Law Center of trying to financially destroy one of the organizations that it has labeled as a hate group

Water quality sensor hitching ride on Mississippi River boat

Sep 16, 2019

Officials say a sensor attached to the American Queen riverboat will give scientists and cities and better understanding of nutrient levels and water quality along the entire length of the Mississippi River

Artists prevail in lawsuit over same-sex bias ban in Phoenix

Sep 16, 2019

The Arizona Supreme Court says the rights of two Christian artists who make wedding invitations were violated by Phoenix's anti-discrimination ordinance that makes it illegal to refuse service to same-sex couples for religion reasons.

Oklahoma woman accused of threatening to shoot up old school

Sep 16, 2019

Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old Oklahoma woman accused of threatening to carry out a mass shooting at her old high school

Police: DNA links Florida man to 'serial' slayings of women

Sep 16, 2019

Authorities in Florida have charged a man in a woman's killing but say he's also a suspect in the deaths of three other women in the state

Wisconsin man accused of making THC cartridges charged

Sep 16, 2019

Prosecutors say a Wisconsin man suspected of manufacturing vaping cartridges with THC oil flew to California last month to get the substance in bulk and fill thousands of cartridges daily for sale

Psychiatrist: Man accused of killing 6 controlled by voices

Sep 16, 2019

A forensic psychiatrist tells jurors a man accused of fatally shooting six members of his ex-wife's family in 2014 wasn't responsible because severe mental illness made him believe voices in his head were telling him to carry out the killings

SeaWorld CEO resigns after less than a year on the job

Sep 16, 2019

The CEO of SeaWorld Entertainment is stepping down after less than a year on the job

Lawyers say leaks prosecution violates freedom of the press

Sep 16, 2019

Lawyers for a former intelligence analyst charged with leaking classified documents about military campaigns to a reporter say the case should be dismissed because the law is being used to suppress freedom of the press

Trial of cop who killed black man in home to stay in Dallas

Sep 16, 2019

The murder trial of a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her unarmed black neighbor inside his apartment will stay in the city

Sheriff: No charges against deputy in crash that killed boy

Sep 16, 2019

Authorities say a southern Michigan sheriff's deputy who fatally struck an 11-year-old boy with his patrol vehicle will not be criminally charged