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11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias

May 23, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Bill Cosby arrives for the second day of jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The case is set for trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers accused Pennsylvania prosecutors of trying to...

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Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat

May 23, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, May 18, 2017 photo, Adam Maleski waits to begin his shift in the kitchen a tavern in White Sulphur Springs, Mont. Maleski hasn’t decided whether he will cast a ballot in the May 25 special election to fill Montana’s vacant U.S....

Experts: Lack of communication before plane disturbance

May 23, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this file photo provided by Donna Basden, a man is escorted off an American Airlines flight after it landed in Honolulu, Friday, May 19, 2017. Court records say the man who caused a disturbance on a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu had no luggage other...

Prosecutor: Too early to call school stabbing a hate crime

May 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Authorities appealed for patience Monday from two college communities reacting in shock, fear and anger after a white University of Maryland student was arrested in what police called the unprovoked stabbing of a black Bowie State...

Grassroots efforts grapple with sex violence in US schools

May 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

FOREST GROVE, Ore. (AP) — A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed — sexual aggression among...

3 white men, 2 white women picked for Bill Cosby jury so far

May 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The panel that will decide Bill Cosby’s fate in his sex assault trial began to take shape Monday with the selection of five jurors, three white men and two white women. The search for 12 jurors and six alternates got off to a brisk...

Police: Man slays neo-Nazi roommates over Islam disrespect

May 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

A Florida man told police he killed his two roommates because they were neo-Nazis who disrespected his recent conversion to Islam, and investigators found bomb-making materials and Nazi propaganda after he led them to the bodies. Devon Arthurs, 18, told...

Deadly Times Square attack highlights NYC pedestrian safety

May 20, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, May 18, 2017 file photo, a car rests on a security barrier in New York’s Times Square after driving through a crowd of pedestrians, injuring at least a dozen people. A three-foot-tall piece of stainless steel in the ground ultimately...

Investigators try to figure out why man disruptive on flight

May 20, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by Donna Basden, a man is escorted off an American Airlines flight after it landed in Honolulu, Friday, May 19, 2017. Federal agents met the plane from Los Angeles when it landed in Honolulu and took the man into custody. (Donna Basden...

Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness

May 20, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Cloud Computing (2), ridden by Javier Castellano, wins the 142nd Preakness Stakes horse race ahead of Classic Empire, ridden by Julien Leparoux, Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart) BALTIMORE (AP) — Sometimes...