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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — An inmate shot two sheriff's deputies, killing one of them, and escaped from an Iowa jail on Monday before he was recaptured a short time later following a high-speed chase across the state border in Nebraska. Pottawattamie County Sheriff Jeff Danker...
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Schools won't have to cut more salt from meals just yet and some will be able to serve kids fewer whole grains, under changes to federal nutrition standards announced Monday. The move by President Donald Trump's Agriculture Department partially rolls back...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on an inquest into the dehydration death of an inmate in the Milwaukee County jail (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A jury has recommended criminal charges against seven Milwaukee County jail staffers over the dehydration death of an inmate who went seven...
DALLAS (AP) — A man suspected of shooting and critically injuring a paramedic who was tending to a shooting victim on Monday has been found dead in a Dallas home, authorities said. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said during a news conference that a police robot found two bodies in a...
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the Dallas shooting that left a paramedic critically injured (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Authorities are scouring a Dallas neighborhood for a suspect after a paramedic and a civilian were shot. The city released a statement saying emergency...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Emergency responders say one person is dead and three others have been taken to a hospital with "potentially serious injuries" after a stabbing attack on the University of Texas campus. Austin police say one person is in custody Monday afternoon. Travis...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee's sheriff's office continued using water deprivation as a form of punishment at its jail even after an inmate died of dehydration, prosecutors on Monday told a jury deciding whether criminal charges are warranted. Prosecutors conducting an inquest...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a San Diego apartment complex (all times local): 11:30 a.m. San Diego's police chief says race was not a factor in the shooting of six black people and one Latino man at an apartment pool party, and the gunman was despondent over a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday said he will explore the possibility of higher gasoline and diesel fuel taxes, suggesting an increase could pay for his ambitious infrastructure plan. "It's something that I would certainly consider," Trump told Bloomberg News...