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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The pilot in the deadliest hot air balloon crash in U.S. history was likely impaired by opioids and sedatives when he ignored weather warnings and flew the ride into a power line, investigators said Tuesday. Besides Valium and oxycodone, there was a high...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a Nebraska man charged with assisting in his girlfriend's suicide (all times local): 12:50 p.m. An investigator says a Nebraska man accused of helping his Florida girlfriend kill herself was "pretty convincing in his interviews"...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday threw out a $72 million award to a woman who claimed talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson contributed to her ovarian cancer, saying Missouri was not the proper jurisdiction for the lawsuit. The Missouri Eastern...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri appeals court has thrown out a $72 million award to a woman who claimed talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson contributed to her ovarian cancer. The Missouri Eastern District court ruled Tuesday that Missouri was not the proper jurisdiction for...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A suspected serial killer was arrested in Louisiana last week after he called a sheriff's office and claimed responsibility for a string of shootings that killed three men and wounded a fourth, according to a law enforcement official. Ryan Sharpe, 36,...
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A 325-pound (150-kilogram) Florida woman is charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. Veronica Green Posey, 64, was arrested and charged with homicide and cruelty toward a child, The Pensacola News Journal reported...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Tom Marino, President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar, is withdrawing from consideration following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. Marino "...
WEEPING WATER, Neb. (AP) — Investigators say a Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend's death believed she had stage-four cancer, but an autopsy didn't find any tumors. Cass County sheriff's deputies charged Matthew J. Stubbendieck, 41, of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For U.S. presidents, meeting the families of military personnel killed in war is about as wrenching as the presidency gets. President Donald Trump's suggestion Monday that his predecessors fell short in that duty brought a visceral reaction from those who...