National News

2 officials, teacher charged in autistic student’s death

Nov 13, 2019

Prosecutors in Northern California have charged two private school administrators and a teacher with involuntary manslaughter in the November 2018 death of a 13-year-old autistic student

No charges for officers who shot man with gun in Eagan

Nov 13, 2019

A Minnesota prosecutor says there will be no charges filed against five police officers who fatally shot a 23-year-old man after a standoff

Probe offers no clear answers for Virginia mass shooting

Nov 13, 2019

An independent probe into Virginia Beach’s mass shooting fails to offer clear answers for exactly why a city engineer opened fire in his workplace

Sour grapes: Trade war puts cork in US wine sales to China

Nov 13, 2019

Sour grapes: US-China trade war hits American wine country

Conspiracy charges dropped in Michael Avenatti Nike case

Nov 13, 2019

An indictment charging California attorney Michael Avenatti with conspiring to extort Nike has been rewritten to drop two conspiracy counts

California regulators order inquiry into power outages

Nov 13, 2019

California regulators have opened a formal investigation into pre-emptive power outages that blacked out large parts of the state in October, drawing strong rebukes from public officials and residents

Colorado officers who shot black teenager won’t be charged

Nov 13, 2019

A grand jury has found that two Colorado police officers were justified when they shot and killed a black teenager during a foot chase

UN chief: Terrorists strengthen foothold in Africa’s Sahel

Nov 13, 2019

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that terrorist groups have strengthened their foothold across Africa’s Sahel region, which is experiencing escalating violence

Navajo company confident about Wyoming, Montana coal bonding

Nov 13, 2019

Navajo company confident about getting bonding for recently purchased coal mines in Wyoming and Montana

NYPD kept database of juveniles’ fingerprints, violating law

Nov 13, 2019

New York City police secretly kept fingerprints of children arrested as juveniles on file permanently in a department database until recently

Texas man accused of beheading roommate sentenced to death

Nov 13, 2019

A Texas man was sentenced to death for the 2017 slayings of his roommate, who was beheaded, and the roommate’s 17-year-old girlfriend

Ex-bus driver convicted in assault on disabled student

Nov 13, 2019

A former Mississippi school bus driver has been convicted of misdemeanor charges related to the videotaped assault of a disabled student

Explorers discover WWII submarine that sank in 1944

Nov 13, 2019

A team of ocean explorers say a U.S. submarine with 80 sailors aboard when it disappeared in 1944 has been discovered in Japanese waters

Supporters rally on behalf of death row inmate Rodney Reed

Nov 13, 2019

Protesters rallied in support of Rodney Reed’s campaign to stop his scheduled Nov. 20 execution

Jury recommends death for man guilty of killing 2 officers

Nov 13, 2019

Jurors have recommended the death penalty for a Florida man convicted of fatally shooting two police officers in August 2017