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MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who killed his 7-month-old son when he threw the boy off a 90-foot-high bridge, then survived the plunge himself, was sentenced to 70 years in prison Wednesday. A judge imposed the maximum prison time on Tony Moreno, 23, who was...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico and Georgia — two states with some of the nation's largest percentages of minority residents in the United States — had the nation's highest rates of inmates in county jails, according to a report made public Wednesday by a non-partisan...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Women's groups are threatening to take the Trump administration to court after a leaked, draft regulation revealed a plan to let employers opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women for religious and moral reasons. The White House refused comment,...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Afghan asylum seeker Samira Hakimi and her family members — three of them young children — have spent six months inside a Texas immigration lockdown, even though state lawmakers adjourned this week without passing legislation to circumvent federal rules on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Covfefe (cuv-fey-fey) noun: A sure sign that President Donald Trump has regained control of his Twitter account. For more than a week, the tweets from @realDonaldTrump were, well, boring. Throughout his first big foreign trip last week, Trump's tweets had the...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A longshot California proposal to replace insurance companies with government-funded health care for all could be paid for with a sales tax hike and a new tax on business revenue that together would generate $106 billion annually, according to a report...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Covfefe (cuv-fey-fey) noun: A sure sign that President Donald Trump has regained control of his Twitter account. For more than a week, the tweets from @realDonaldTrump were, well, boring. Throughout his first big foreign trip last week, Trump's tweets had the...
LINCOLNWOOD, Ill. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl was charged Wednesday as an adult with first-degree murder and accused of stabbing her Uber driver to death in suburban Chicago. Lincolnwood police said they responded to a report of a man screaming for help at about 3:20 a.m. Tuesday...
NEW YORK (AP) — A police sergeant has been charged with murder in the shooting of a 66-year-old mentally ill woman, a death the mayor called tragic and unacceptable. Sgt. Hugh Barry was arrested Wednesday and was awaiting an arraignment on a murder indictment in Deborah Danner's...