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Police: Lives of campus victim, suspect violently intersect

April 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this image taken from a video, Haruka Weiser performs at ACMA Performing Arts Center in Beaverton, Ore. A homeless 17-year-old has been arrested Friday in the killing of the University of Texas dance major whose body was recovered in the heart of the bustling campus — unnerving one of the country’s best-known schools. (AP [&hellip...

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Prosecutors: Hastert sought to hide sex abuse of 14-year-old

April 8, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this June 9, 2015 file photo, former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges in his hush-money case in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune is citing unidentified law enforcement sources...

Man pleads guilty in Arizona shootings that killed 1, hurt 5

April 8, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows Ryan Elliott Giroux. Giroux pleaded guilty Friday, April 8, 2016, to killing one person and wounding five others in a shooting rampage in the metro Phoenix area that led to a...

Sotomayor: Court needs greater diversity, in sever

April 8, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Nov. 17, 2015 file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks during an event at the University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Va. In a speech at New York’s Brooklyn Law School, Sotomayor says the nation’s highest...

Rocky Romance: Copter saves man who scaled cliff to propose

April 7, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by Bob Isenberg, Michael Banks is rescued after being stranded on a ledge some 80 off the ground on Morro Rock, a landmark in Morro Bay, Calif., Thursday, April 7, 2016. He had scaled the rock to make an Internet proposal to his...

4 social workers charged after boy’s beating death

April 7, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

A friend of the family of Gabriel Fernandez, an 8-year-old boy who died in 2013, wears a shirt with his likeness at a news conference in the Sylmar district of Los Angeles, Thursday, April 7, 2016. Prosecutors charged four Los Angeles County social workers...

2 men trampled by bull on the loose in Texas; animal killed

April 7, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

ALVARADO, Texas (AP) — Police in North Texas have shot and killed a bull that ran loose across Interstate 35 before trampling two people at an auto parts business. Alvarado (al-var-AY’-doh) police on Thursday said officers shot the bull because it...

Wedding thief sentenced to 7 years in California prison

April 6, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A thief who posed as a guest at California weddings and stole wallets, credit cards and cash from brides, guests and wedding workers will be honeymooning in prison. KNSD-TV says Denise Gunderson was sentenced Wednesday to seven years behind...

Court: Native American church not excused from cannabis laws

April 6, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal court has ruled that a church for Native Americans in Hawaii should not be excused from federal marijuana laws despite the group’s claim that ingesting cannabis is part of their sacred sacrament. The Native American Church of...

Ivanka Trump-brand scarves recalled because of ‘burn risk’

April 6, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 14, 2015, file photo, Ivanka Trump, daughter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, founder and CEO, Ivanka Trump Collection and executive vice president Development and Acquisitions The Trump Organization, speaks at the Fortune Most...