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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A San Antonio firefighter was killed and two others were seriously hurt while battling a blaze at a strip mall that grew so intense that fire crews were forced to retreat as parts of the building collapsed. Fire Chief Charles Hood said firefighters entered the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of mowing down a crowd of Times Square pedestrians, killing a teenage tourist, said that he wanted to "kill them all" and that officers should have shot him to stop him, prosecutors said Friday. Richard Rojas, 26, appeared subdued during a brief...
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Church signs often display innocuous messages such as "God answers knee mail." But a small Presbyterian church in North Carolina is drawing criticism for its provocative signs, including one this week that reads "19 Muslim immigrants killed 2977...
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is set to eliminate the statute of limitations in child sex-abuse cases, a change prosecutors and a victim of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert called for after Hastert was imprisoned for violating banking laws while trying to silence a student he...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota judge has ruled that Prince's six siblings are the heirs to his estate. In a ruling made public Friday, Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide declared that Prince died without a will and that his sister, Tyka Nelson, and five half-siblings are...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on former congressman Anthony Weiner facing criminal charges related to sexting a girl (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is crying in court as he apologizes to the 15-year-old girl with whom he exchanged sexually explicit...
NEW YORK (AP) — Former congressman Anthony Weiner, whose penchant for sexting strangers online ended his political career and led to an investigation that upended the presidential race, will appear in federal court Friday to plead guilty to charges in connection with his online...
DELMAR, N.Y. (AP) — As a blind woman, Ann Edie has relied on her hip-high miniature horse for 14 years to guide her through life's obstacles. The fuzzy black-and-white service pony, named Panda, has led Edie across busy streets and up and down stairways, fetched her house keys...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sizable majority of rural Americans backed Donald Trump's presidential bid, drawn to his calls to slash environmental rules, strengthen law enforcement and replace the federal health care law. But last month, many of them struck a sour note after White House...