National News

Mom of man slain in home robbery arrested on drug charges

Feb 19, 2020

A woman whose son was fatally shot during a home invasion has been arrested after officers found more than $1 million worth of drugs in the home

China revokes 3 Wall Street Journal reporters' credentials

Feb 19, 2020

China has revoked the press credentials of three reporters for the The Wall Street Journal over a headline for an opinion column the government has deemed to be racist and slanderous

Woman pleads not guilty in deaths of Kansas carnival workers

Feb 19, 2020

A woman suspected in the killings of a Kansas couple who were working as carnival vendors pleaded not guilty to several charges

Californian will plead guilty in $150 million currency scam

Feb 19, 2020

A Southern California man charged with bilking nearly $150 million out of 70,000 investors worldwide through a phony digital currency scheme has agreed to enter a guilty plea to federal charges

Flooded Mississippi residents return to soggy, smelly homes

Feb 19, 2020

Flooded-out residents are returning to soggy, smelly homes around Mississippi's capital after days of misery

Jurors promised trial of their lives in Durst murder case

Feb 19, 2020

A Los Angeles judge told prospective jurors in the murder trial of Robert Durst that they will have a front row seat to a fascinating case

2-year lobbying effort pays off in freedom for Blagojevich

Feb 19, 2020

When Patti Blagojevich made repeated public pleas for her husband's release from federal prison, there was no mistaking her intended audience: President Donald Trump

Airline passengers put up with more and longer flight delays

Feb 19, 2020

Airline passengers were slightly more likely to endure a flight delay last year, and there were more long tarmac delays

Alabama lawmakers advance bill aimed at transgender athletes

Feb 19, 2020

An Alabama legislative committee has advanced a bill that would bar transgender students from some sports teams. The House State Government Committee voted 8-4 for the Gender Is Real Legislative Act by Republican Rep. Chris Pringle

US man charged in death of Chinese wife despite no body

Feb 19, 2020

Prosecutors have charged the American husband of a Chinese woman who has been missing since October with first-degree murder in her death, even though her body hasn't been found

Man charged in grisly slaying found unresponsive, treated

Feb 19, 2020

Authorities say a man charged in the slaying and mutilation of a man he met through the dating app Grindr was found unresponsive in his Michigan jail cell after not eating

The American husband of a Chinese woman has been charged in her death, although her body remains missing

Feb 19, 2020

The American husband of a Chinese woman has been charged in her death, although her body remains missing

Columbus ship replicas sail into Mississippi harbor

Feb 19, 2020

Replicas of Christopher Columbus' Niña and Pinta ships have arrived at a harbor on Mississippi's Gulf Coast

Iowa man dies after being bound, gagged; professor charged

Feb 19, 2020

A college economics professor was arrested after police in a Des Moines, Iowa, suburb say she bound and gagged her husband for hours, leading to his death

Fire at Minnesota recycling plant affecting air quality

Feb 19, 2020

Officials are monitoring the air quality in a small Minnesota community where a fire at a metal recycling plant has burned for more than 24 hours