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Texas woman pleads guilty in Kansas fair vendors' deaths

A Texas woman has admitted to her role in the deaths of a couple who were killed at a Kansas fair after one suspect ordered the killings as part of a "carnival mafia" initiation....

Texas woman pleads guilty in Kansas fair vendors' deaths

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Texas man accused of spending PAC donations on lavish lifestyle pleads guilty A Texas man pleaded guilty on Thursday to scamming voters out of over $540,000 using phony PAC’s that instead funded his lavish lifestyle including trips to Belize, bottle service and “club dances performed by entertainers,” prosecutors said....
02:32, 05/10/2019

Former Texas men's tennis coach pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Federal authorities said Monday that Michael Center will plead guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.        ...
07:32, 05/16/2019

Woman who sent poison to judges pleads guilty to escape BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Connecticut woman who was imprisoned for mailing cookies laced with rat poison to Supreme Court justices and others has pleaded guilty to escaping from federal custody. Seventy-three-year-old Barbara March s...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Ex-Chicago officer accused of groping woman pleads guilty CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago police officer accused in 2016 of groping and forcibly kissing a woman while on duty has pleaded guilty to a reduced misdemeanor charge. The Chicago Tribune reported Monday that records show 60-year-old Michael Clifton...
07:48, 05/14/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to groping woman at Boston restaurant Celebrity chef and former television star Mario Batali appeared in a Boston courtroom on Friday, where a not-guilty plea was entered on his behalf to a criminal charge that he forcibly groped and kissed a woman at a restaurant in 2017....
08:16, 05/24/2019

Holt leads Texas Tech past Kansas in Big 12 elimination game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gabe Holt’s two-run homer in the seventh inning helped Texas Tech defeat Kansas 7-5 in a Big 12 Tournament elimination game on Friday. The top-seeded Red Raiders (38-16) will need to beat No. 4 seed West Virginia twice on S...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty The 19-year-old man suspected of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue made his first court appearance Tuesday where he pleaded not guilty. (April 30)        ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Filmmaker pleads guilty to sexual abuse A Utah filmmaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child. Sterling Van Wagenen, who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s, entered the plea during a court hearing in Utah. (April 30) ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Garrard Co. Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To DUI Charge GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The attorney for a Garrard County elementary school teacher pleaded not guilty to charges she drove to school drunk. Last month, police say that 39-year-old Belinda Vance crashed in the parking lot of Paint Lick Elementa...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Ex-CIA officer pleads guilty to conspiring to spy for China A former CIA officer has pleaded guilty to conspiring to pass U.S. defense and intelligence secrets to China, the Justice Department said on Wednesday, in the third such case in less than a year....
22:32, 05/01/2019

Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Spy for China Former CIA officer Jerry Chung Shing Lee pleaded guilty of conspiracy to commit espionage for China at a court in Virginia on Wednesday. Some intelligence officers suspect the U.S. Army veteran and Hong Kong native compromised CIA sources in China, l...
23:48, 05/01/2019

Businessman pleads guilty to stealing up to $1.5M in wine A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to embezzling up to $1.5 million in upscale wine from customers who paid him to store the bottles, which he sold without their knowledge....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Former Cynthiana Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty HARRISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Cynthiana police officer accused of sexting teenage girls has pleaded not guilty in court. 32-year-old John Philpot was arrested last month after allegedly exchanging sexually explicit images with a minor and wa...
09:00, 05/21/2019

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse loading zone as he lay on a stretcher inside an ambulance. Magistrate Judge Davi...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Former USC coach pleads guilty in admissions scheme A former soccer coach at the University of Southern California has pleaded guilty to creating fake athletic profiles in the college admissions bribery scheme...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Former CIA agent pleads guilty to conspiring to spy for China A former CIA agent pleaded guilty Wednesday to spying for China though there is no evidence to show that he shared information with the Asian nation, the Department of Justice said....
22:16, 05/01/2019

Ex-detective pleads guilty to operating brothels NEW YORK (AP) — A retired New York Police Department vice detective and his wife have admitted to running a prostitution and gambling ring that allegedly involved seven police officers and dozens of civilians. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Ludwig Paz p...
20:32, 05/22/2019

A Sundance Founder Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse Sterling Van Wagenen is expected to go to prison for at least six years in a case that came to light after an earlier victim confronted him and recorded his apology....
16:32, 04/30/2019

Man pleads guilty to throwing boy, 5, over Mall of America balcony The Minnesota man accused of throwing a 5-year-old over a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder Tuesday....
21:32, 05/14/2019

County jail official in Cleveland pleads not guilty The associate warden at a county jail in Cleveland has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of ordering a corrections officer to turn off his body camera during an emergency where an inmate died and then lying to investigators....
21:48, 05/02/2019

Man pleads guilty in rape of Connecticut college student A man who fled to Mexico after authorities identified him as a suspect in the rape of a Connecticut university student has pleaded guilty to multiple charges....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Colorado man pleads not guilty to murdering fiancé with baseball bat A Colorado man accused of bludgeoning his fiancé to death with a baseball bat last year pleaded not guilty on Friday to murdering the young mother whose body has yet to be found, a court official said....
16:48, 05/24/2019

Businessman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Money From Employer LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Johnson County businessman faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from his Fayette County employer. Franklin Fletcher, of Oil Springs, is a former accountan...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Sundance co-founder pleads guilty to 2nd count of sex abuse WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to a second count of sexual abuse of a child in a deal with prosecutors. Ster...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Ex-St. Louis County executive pleads guilty to corruption ST. LOUIS (AP) — In less than a week, Steve Stenger went from the top elected official in Missouri’s largest county to a convicted felon. Stenger pleaded guilty Friday to federal corruption charges for providing political favors in exchange for...
10:00, 05/03/2019

TPD officer pleads guilty for unlawful sexual conduct TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of not arresting a woman in exchange for oral sex pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual conduct on Thursday. TPD officer Richard Daniel was taken into custody for unlawful sexual conduct and tampering...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Man accused of plotting IS-inspired attack pleads not guilty A Maryland man accused of planning an Islamic State-inspired attack at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington, D.C., is due in court to face a federal criminal charge....
11:16, 04/29/2019

Former officer pleads guilty to battery for punching suspect A former northeastern Indiana police officer has pleaded guilty to battery and resigned after authorities say he punched a man who refused to have his blood drawn for a drunken driving investigation....
09:16, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the suspect in a fatal shooting at a California synagogue appearing in court on federal hate crime charges (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The 19-year-old suspect in a fatal shooting at a California synagogue has pleaded n...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Teen in Oregon school gun case pleads not guilty A high school senior who authorities say brought a shotgun to a Portland, Oregon, school but was tackled by a security guard before anyone was hurt has pleaded not guilty to gun-related charges. (May 20)        ...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Man pleads guilty in $30M mail scam targeting elderly A New York man has pleaded guilty in a direct-mail scam that stole more than $30 million from the elderly and others by promoting non-existent prizes....
13:32, 05/15/2019

Man pleads guilty to tossing boy off Minnesota mall balcony A man who admitted hurling a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony at Minnesota's Mall of America pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempted murder, agreeing to a 19-year prison sentence....
12:32, 05/14/2019

Man pleads guilty to filing false Tucson tax returns File photo of a tax return and twenty dollar bills. TUCSON – A man pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns for people who live in Tucson. Tyron Kemp, 30, grew up in Tucson. He moved to St. Louis in 2013. He used names and information of people he ...
19:32, 05/21/2019

L.A. dad pleads guilty to paying $400K bribe to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo is set to plead guilty Tuesday for paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University in the college scandal.        ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

A 3rd parent pleads guilty in college admissions scheme BOSTON (AP) — A California executive has pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. He is the third parent to plead guilty in...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Man who threatened Boston Globe journalists pleads guilty BOSTON (AP) — A California man who threatened to kill employees of The Boston Globe after the newspaper called on media organizations nationwide to denounce President Trump’s attacks on the media has pleaded guilty. Federal prosecutors in Bosto...
13:16, 05/15/2019

L.A. dad pleads guilty of paying $400K bribe to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo is set to plead guilty Tuesday for paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University in the college scandal.        ...
12:32, 05/07/2019

| Rwandan rebel leader pleads guilty to terrorism A rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in Rwanda's border regions has pleaded guilty to terrorism and other charges, and admitted to working with foreign governments against Kigali....
16:16, 05/23/2019

Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Spy On China's Behalf A former CIA case officer long suspected in the intelligence community of being a devastating mole for the Chinese government admitted Wednesday he conspired to commit espionage in that country. But......
21:16, 05/01/2019

Ex-day laborer pleads guilty in socialite bludgeoning death WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former day laborer who bludgeoned a socialite to death at her family’s suburban New York estate has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. The Journal News says Esdras Marroquin Gomez pleaded guilty on Monday and ad...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Minnesota man pleads guilty to faking death for insurance ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man accused of faking his own death eight years ago in Eastern Europe to collect a $2 million life insurance policy has pleaded guilty. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that 54-year-old Igor Voroti...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Queens mom who fatally beat 1-year-old daughter pleads guilty A sadistic Queens woman who beat her 1-year-old daughter to death and seriously injured her twin brother pleaded guilty to manslaughter and assault on Thursday, prosecutors said. Tina Torabi, 30, was arrested for assault soon after police found her d...
21:00, 05/09/2019

NYC beverage bigwig pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Big Apple beverage bigwig Gregory Abbott and his wife on Wednesday admitted to paying $125,000 to doctor their daughter’s college entrance scores as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal — and now face time behind bar...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Alleged Gerald Ford grave vandal pleads not guilty GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A 19-year-old man suspected of defacing the gravesite of former President Gerald Ford and first lady Betty Ford has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges. The Grand Rapids Press reports Christian Johnson entered the plea Mon...
23:32, 05/06/2019

Big-shot lawyer pleads guilty in college admissions scam A big-shot Big Apple lawyer on Tuesday admitted to paying $75,000 to doctor his daughter’s ACT exam as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Gordon Caplan, a former co-chairman at white-shoe firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, ...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Indiana teen pleads guilty to murder in mom’s fatal stabbing CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana teenager accusing of stabbing her mother more than 60 times has pleaded guilty to murder. Seventeen-year-old Chastinea T. Reeves changed her plea Tuesday under an agreement with prosecutors in exchange for a 45-yea...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Texan pleads guilty over scam PACs for 2016 candidates AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Texas man has pleaded guilty to creating fake political action committees in 2016 supporting Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders that raised more than $500,000. Kyle Gerald Prall pleaded gui...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Coach who got Lori Loughlin’s daughter into college pleads guilty Former USC assistant women’s soccer coach Laura Janke copped to conspiracy to commit racketeering in a Boston federal court. As part of her plea deal, Janke, 36, agreed to cooperate with the government’s investigation into the scheme, orc...
17:00, 05/14/2019

California teen pleads guilty to snatching rare lemur from zoo An accused lemur schemer is coming clean. The fight for preserving endangered animals scored a major victory when a 19-year-old California man agreed to plead guilty to stealing a rare lemur from a zoo last year. Aquinas Kasbar admitted in a plea agr...
15:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college scheme Actress Felicity Huffman arrives with her brother Moore Huffman Jr., at federal court Monday, May 13, 2019, in Boston, where she is scheduled to plead guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) BOSTO...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Atlanta clothier pleads guilty in basketball corruption case An Atlanta clothier and former NBA referee has pleaded guilty in a college basketball scandal, admitting teaming up with ex-Auburn basketball assistant coach Chuck Person in a bribery scheme....
17:48, 05/07/2019

Ex-NBA referee pleads guilty in NCAA basketball bribery scandal A former NBA ref who went into the bespoke suit business pleaded guilty on Tuesday to paying bribes to former Auburn coach and professional player Chuck “The Rifleman” Person as part of the massive NCAA basketball bribery scandal that has resulted in...
16:48, 05/07/2019

Rapper Kodak Black pleads not guilty to weapons charges Rapper Kodak Black pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival, around which several violent incidents occurred....
05:48, 05/16/2019

Murray Hill doctor pleads guilty in opioid scheme A 72-year-old Manhattan doctor who treated HIV patients pleaded guilty to illegally peddling opioids and other drugs out of his Murray Hill office. Disgraced Dr. Joseph Olivieri was busted in April 2018. He was one of the top 15 prescribers of opioid...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Pilot Charged In Kentucky Triple Slaying Pleads Not Guilty FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A pilot charged in the 2015 shooting deaths of three people in western Kentucky has pleaded not guilty. News outlets report Christian R. Martin was silent during his arraignment Wednesday in Christian County Circuit Court while ...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty In Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: In a Boston courtroom today, Mario Batali pleaded not guilty to a charge that he allegedly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. He was released without bail and is not......
10:32, 05/24/2019

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge Mario Batali pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.        ...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Nebraska tennis coach pleads guilty to drunken driving LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln women’s tennis coach has pleaded guilty to drunken driving. Lancaster County Court records say 59-year-old Scott Jacobson entered the plea Tuesday. Prosecutors dropped a charge of negligen...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sex abuse A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of a child...
14:16, 04/30/2019

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal Ms. Huffman, the Hollywood actor, was charged with conspiracy in the college admissions fraud scandal; her husband, the actor William H. Macy, was not charged....
13:16, 05/13/2019

Bible, other items kept from ex-Texas nurse held in deaths SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas judge has sided with prosecutors in withholding a Bible, letters and other personal items from a former nurse suspected of killing dozens of children. Bexar County prosecutors argued in court Wednesday that 68-year-old Gene...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Navy SEAL Pleads Guilty in Case of Strangled Green Beret The Navy SEAL said he had restrained Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar with duct tape as Sergeant Melgar was being strangled by another commando in Mali in 2017....
20:16, 05/16/2019

Man who threw boy from Mall of America balcony pleads guilty to attempted murder The man who tossed a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at Minneapolis' Mall of America in April pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted premeditated first-degree murder....
09:16, 05/14/2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Fake iPhones in Scheme That Cost Apple Nearly $900,000 A Chinese national and former engineering student in Oregon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods in a scheme that defrauded Apple out of roughly 1,500 iPhones.Read more......
00:16, 05/23/2019

NYPD ‘brothel cop’ pleads guilty to running prostitution, gambling ring A former NYPD detective and his wife both pleaded guilty to masterminding a multimillion-dollar prostitution and gambling ring with the help of seven current police officers, officials said Wednesday. Ludwig Paz, 51, who was assigned to the NYPD vice...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Trump nemesis Avenatti pleads not guilty in bank fraud case Lawyer Michael Avenatti, known for his battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, pleaded not guilty on Monday to federal charges that he allegedly stole millions of dollars from clients and failed to pay taxes....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Ex-Ohio State coach pleads guilty in sexual battery case COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State diving club coach has pleaded guilty to charges related to allegations he had sex with a diver when she was a teenager. Former diver Estee Pryor has publicly said defendant William Bohonyi began pressuring he...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Former USC women's soccer coach pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California assistant soccer coach pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit racketeering in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal....
19:16, 05/14/2019

Man accused of throwing boy from mall balcony pleads guilty; boy continues to heal Emmanuel Aranda, of Minneapolis, pleaded guilty to attempted premeditated first-degree murder in the April 12 attack.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

900-pound Virginia man has hearing in loading dock, pleads guilty from ambulance A 900-pound Virginia man pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case from inside an ambulance during a hearing the loading dock of a federal courthouse on Tuesday....
15:32, 05/21/2019

Accused California synagogue gunman pleads not guilty to hate crimes A California nursing student charged with last month's deadly shooting spree in a San Diego-area synagogue and arson at a nearby mosque pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to more than 100 counts of federal hate crimes and civil rights offenses....
21:48, 05/14/2019

Texas man charged with killing 12 women, police look at 750 other deaths for possible links A Texas man has been charged with killing 12 elderly women, and police are now reexamining hundreds of other deaths to see if he might be connected. A Dallas County grand jury Tuesday returned six capital murder indictments against Billy Chemirmir, 4...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison....
20:48, 05/09/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sexual abuse of a child Sterling Van Wagenen, a co-founder of the Sundance Film Festival, pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child.        ...
14:48, 04/30/2019

Emmanuel Aranda pleads guilty to throwing 5-year-old from Mall of America balcony The Minnesota man charged with tossing a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America pleaded guilty to attempted murder Tuesday. Emmanuel Aranda, 24, faces 19 years behind bars after admitting to grabbing little Landen Hoffmann, ...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Banca IMI Securities Corp pleads guilty to antitrust charge -U.S. Justice Department Banca IMI Securities Corp has pleaded guilty to an antitrust charge and was sentenced to a pay a criminal fine of more than $2 million for its involvement in a bid-rigging conspiracy for certain financial instruments, the U.S. Justice Department said...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Suspect in synagogue, John Earnest, shooting pleads not guilty in federal court A 19-year-old man accused of a shooting in a San Diego-area synagogue that killed a woman and injured three others pleaded not guilty to 109 charges in his first federal court appearance....
19:16, 05/14/2019

Accused California gunman pleads not guilty in synagogue murder, mosque arson A 19-year-old man accused of killing one worshipper and wounding three others in a shooting spree in a California synagogue pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to murder and attempted-murder charges in an attack prosecutors are treating as a hate crime....
19:48, 04/30/2019

Third parent pleads guilty in college admissions scandal: This one paid $400K to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University, part of a nationwide scandal.        ...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to child sexual abuse A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child....
07:32, 05/01/2019

Ex-CIA officer pleads guilty to conspiring to hand secrets to China – the 3rd such case in under a year Ex-CIA man Jerry Chun Shing Lee was approached by two Chinese intelligence officers who offered to pay him $100,000 and to take care of him "for life" for information he had acquired with the agency....
00:48, 05/02/2019

Former Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in embezzlement case The former Stormy Daniels attorney faces a 36-count indictment in California, and more charges on the East Coast        ...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in federal wire, bank fraud case Michael Avenatti, the former attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels, pleaded not guilty Monday federal charges that he allegedly stole millions of dollars from his clients, failed to pay taxes and lied in bankruptcy cases....
11:16, 04/29/2019

Pilot arrested at Louisville airport pleads not guilty in triple murder case Christian Martin, the pilot accused of a 2015 triple murder in Western Kentucky, was in court Wednesday in Christian County.        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Banca IMI Securities Corp pleads guilty to antitrust charge -U.S. Justice Dept Banca IMI Securities Corp has pleaded guilty to an antitrust charge and was sentenced to a pay a criminal fine of more than $2 million for its involvement in a conspiracy to rig bids for pre-release American Depository Receipts (ADRs), the U.S. Justi...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Couple who paid $600K to get kids into UCLA, USC pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A California couple pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in court for paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into UCLA and USC.        ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

USC coach accused of faking profiles for Lori Loughlin's daughters pleads guilty Laura Janke, ex-assistant coach at USC, was accused of faking profiles for Lori Loughlin's daughters, including social media influencer Olivia Jade.        ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Former Texas police chief faces murder trial for deaths of upstate couple SODUS, N.Y. — A former Texas police chief faces trial for the shooting deaths of an upstate New York couple in their driveway last fall. A Wayne County jury is expected to hear opening statements Monday. Former Sunray, Texas, Chief Timothy Dean has p...
22:48, 05/19/2019

Tearful Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college scam; prosecutors recommend four months in jail Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty in Boston federal court Monday to charges in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
13:32, 05/13/2019

Tearful Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college scam; prosecutors recommend four months in prison Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty in Boston federal court Monday to charges in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
15:48, 05/13/2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Throwing 5-Year-Old Boy Over Railing at Mall of America; Faces 19 Years Hard Time Emmanuel D. Aranda, the 24-year-old Minneapolis man charged with hurling a little boy over a third-floor railing at the Mall of America in a random attack last month, pleaded guilty to the crime Tuesday....
19:48, 05/14/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player found guilty of murder A jury has convicted a former Texas A&M football player of murder in the killing of a Dallas jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2015.        ...
12:32, 04/30/2019

2 plead guilty in Texas in Backpage.com sex-trafficking case FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Two men have pleaded guilty in Texas for using the now-defunct Backpage.com sex-trafficking site to advertise victims for sale. Federal prosecutors in Fort Worth say Joshua Glaze pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to comm...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Cowboys' Tyrone Crawford pleads not guilty to misdemeanor charge of unlawful assembly in Florida, per court records Tyrone Crawford pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of unlawful assembly, court records show. The charge stems from a March 15 bar fight in Panama City Beach, Fla.        ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

St. Louis officer Nathaniel Hendren pleads not guilty to shooting officer Katlyn Alix A St. Louis police officer pleaded not guilty Monday to charges he killed a fellow off-duty officer during a Russian roulette-style game earlier this year....
13:16, 04/29/2019

Family: Woman shot by Texas cop was mentally ill The lawyer for the family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Houston-area police cop says the officer knew she suffered from mental illness. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Woman agrees to plead guilty in daughter’s shooting death GARY, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana woman has agreed to plead guilty to a reduced neglect charge stemming from her 2-year-old daughter’s shooting death. Twenty-two-year-old Dashana Fowler of Gary agreed Monday to plead guilty to neglect of...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Guilty pleas in caging, beating, abuse of autistic woman NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A husband and wife charged with violently abusing a young autistic woman in Louisiana and forcing her to live in an outdoor cage have pleaded guilty to multiple crimes in federal court. Terry Knope II and Raylaine Knope pleaded gui...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Texas officer kills woman after stun-gun struggle Residents of an apartment complex in the Houston area describe the moments that led to an officer fatally shooting a woman who police said had taken the officer's Taser. (May 14)        ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Relative: Texas cop harassed woman many times HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of a police shooting of a Houston-area woman (all times local): 4:40 p.m. A woman says a police officer harassed her cousin more than 10 times at their Houston-area apartment complex before he finally sh...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Texas woman learns mom’s fertility doctor is her biological dad A Texas woman’s quest to learn about her personal history exposed more than she bargained for when genetic tests revealed her mother’s fertility doctor is her biological dad. After learning 14 years ago that she was conceived by artificial inseminati...
12:32, 05/04/2019

Woman found guilty on 21 charges in DUI crash that left a 21-year-old dead TUCSON – The woman who was arrested in connection to the 2017 DUI crash that killed a 21-year-old was found guilty on charges including possession of a dangerous drug and endangerment. Back on July 27, 2017, 32-year-old Erin Elizabeth Eman was ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Texas officer fatally shoots woman after struggle over Taser BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — A Texas police officer fatally shot a woman moments after she seems to say “I’m pregnant” in an altercation captured on video. The shooting happened late Monday in Baytown, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) east o...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Texas police officer back to work after shooting woman BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area police officer who fatally shot a woman with mental illness is back on the job but not the streets. Baytown police say Officer Juan Delacruz returned to work Monday. He’ll be on administrative duty during th...
10:16, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Texas officer who fatally shot woman on leave BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a woman shot dead by a Texas police officer Monday night (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Police say a Hispanic officer who fatally shot an African American woman moments after she seems to say “I’m pregna...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Texas transgender woman seen in videotaped attack found dead DALLAS (AP) — A 23-year-old transgender woman seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in front of a crowd of people has been found dead in a Dallas shooting. Police say the body of Muhlaysia Booker was found in a street Saturday and that no su...
06:16, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Memorial held for Texas woman shot by officer The Latest on the Houston area woman who was shot and killed by a police officer (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Community leaders, elected officials and relatives of a Houston-area woman shot and killed by a police officer say her death must be a call ...
11:48, 05/23/2019

Texas officer shoots dead woman heard on video saying 'I'm pregnant' Officer patrolling apartment complex in Baytown opened fire after the woman grabbed his Taser and used it against him, police sayA Texas police officer fatally shot a woman who police said grabbed his Taser and used it against him, moments after she ...
10:48, 05/14/2019

Video shows pregnant woman shot by police officer in Texas Horrifying video captures a Texas police officer shooting dead a woman moments after she yelled, “I’m pregnant!” while getting Tasered. The woman — identified by family as grandmother-of-three Pamela Turner, 44 — was sho...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Texas police officer fatally shoots woman who reportedly said ‘I’m pregnant’ A Texas police officer fatally shot a woman who police said grabbed his Taser and used it against him, moments after she seemed to say "I'm pregnant" in an altercation captured on video....
08:32, 05/14/2019

Police officer who shot dead Aussie woman after sex assault report GUILTY of murder A POLICE officer has been found guilty of murder for shooting dead an Australian woman while responding to her report of a sex assault near her home....
05:32, 05/01/2019

Former Minneapolis police officer found guilty in 2017 death of unarmed woman shot after calling 911 Former Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor was found guilty by a jury on Tuesday in the 2017 death of Justine Damond, an unarmed woman who was fatally shot shortly after she called 911 to report a possible rape....
17:00, 04/30/2019

Chicago woman accused in Iowa sister's stabbing death not guilty due to insanity, judge rules A Chicago woman whom prosecutors say fatally stabbed her sister while visiting Iowa in 2017 was found not guilty on reason of insanity last week and will undergo a complete psychiatric evaluation that will determine if she is fit to be released back ...
04:32, 05/02/2019

‘I want justice’: a year on, family of Guatemalan woman shot dead in Texas wait for answers A 20-year-old woman from Guatemala was shot in the head by a border patrol agent in Rio Bravo, Texas, just minutes after crossing the borderEvery Monday morning, after their two youngest daughters go to school, Gilberto Gómez and Lidia González trek ...
02:16, 05/22/2019

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. But a pro-life group stepped in....
10:48, 05/17/2019

Salesforce's AppExchange gets new features for customers and app vendors As the 13-year-old enterprise app marketplace continues to grow, Salesforce is adding analytics features for partners and search tools for customers looking for the right consultants....
02:32, 05/23/2019

Pentagon looks for new vendors to replace F-35 parts made in Turkey The Defense Department is seeking new parts suppliers for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to replace those coming from Turkey should it buy a defense system from Russia....
11:48, 05/13/2019

New round of claims against vendors, bondholders on tap in Puerto Rico bankruptcy Puerto Rico’s federally appointed oversight board will file another round of lawsuits against government vendors and bondholders, Luc Despins, a lawyer representing unsecured creditors in the U.S. commonwealth's bankruptcy, said on Thursday....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Hardware and software vendors continue to flee Huawei following blacklisting Just over one week after an executive order prohibiting US companies from selling products to Huawei, the world's third largest smartphone manufacturer finds itself with few friends....
10:48, 05/23/2019

Mexican vendors' leader killed at protest in Cuernavaca city Gunmen killed a Mexican union official apparently accompanying protesting street vendors early Wednesday outside city hall in the south-central city of Cuernavaca, and a second man died and a TV cameraman and another victim were wounded, officials sa...
19:32, 05/08/2019

Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen tells Tom Arnold he's not guilty of some crimes he pleaded guilty to President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen reportedly told actor Tom Arnold that he is not guilty of some of the crimes to which he pleaded guilty to last year....
14:16, 04/28/2019

For Les Miles and for Kansas football, the only way to go is up Les Miles won't put a number on how many games Kansas will win this season, but rest assured, the Mad Hatter and the Jayhawks are ready for the challenge....
11:00, 05/01/2019

The Stow horse fair – in pictures The Stow horse fair has been held in the Cotswold town of Stow-on-the-Wold biannually, in May and October, for hundreds of years. Gypsy and Traveller people from all over the country have been gathering in the small town for the event since 1476 Con...
09:00, 05/10/2019

Vanity Fair Owner Stages Its Next Act Advance Publications, owner of the Condé Nast magazine empire and metropolitan newspapers, is on a $10 billion global shopping spree intended to diversify the company away from its traditional media holdings....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Kansas outlasts K-State 15-14 in 11 innings OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brett Vosik had three hits and four RBIs and Kansas rallied for four runs in the bottom of the 11th inning to stun Kansas State 15-14 on Thursday in the Big 12 Tournament. James Cosentino drilled a two-out fly ball to the base of...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Chicago woman charged with murder after pregnant woman strangled and baby stolen A Chicago woman has been charged with murder after she allegedly strangled a pregnant woman with a cord and cut the unborn baby from her womb, police have said....
02:32, 05/17/2019

Five New Trends From 2019's Milan Furniture Fair At Salone del Mobile, the influential design fair, buzzy themes ranged from ‘70s fabrics to far more colorful lighting than we’re used to. Here are five to make your home au courant....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Rockets' Harden wants 'a fair chance' from refs After what he believed were several incorrect non-calls on his 3-point attempts in Sunday's Game 1 loss to the Warriors, Rockets guard James Harden implored officials to "call the game how it's supposed to be called ... and I'll live with the results...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Chicanos Por La Causa to hold job fair Wednesday TUCSON – Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLA) is hosting a job fair in Tucson on Wednesday. The event will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at El Pueblo Neighborhood Center Building 9, located at 101 W. Irvington Rd. CPLC says there will be more than 20 employers at...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Republicans pushes tax relief through Kansas Legislature TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators have pushed a tax relief proposal through the Kansas Legislature. They are ignoring predictions from Gov. Laura Kelly’s fellow Democrats that she will veto it, just as she did in March with a larger pl...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Help Us Spot the Incredible Cars in This Kansas Junkyard While driving my $500 Postal Jeep through rural Kansas on my way back to Michigan from Utah, I wound up in heaven without even having to crash my Jeep into a giant rusty fireball. That’s because heaven was right off of U.S. 24 near the small, roughly...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Flooded Kansas Turnpike remains shut down Officials aren't sure when the Kansas Turnpike will reopen near the Oklahoma border after a surging creek sent floodwaters pouring over the asphalt. (May 9)        ...
13:48, 05/09/2019

Anticipation for Charlotte grows after Kansas delivers Saturday night's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway has garnered rave reviews for its parity and competitiveness. Fords, Chevrolets and Toyotas all led laps and played into the final outcome....
17:00, 05/13/2019

Missouri man charged with killing, dismembering a Kansas man LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been charged with fatally shooting another man, dismembering his body and then setting the remains on fire. Thirty-year-old Colton Stock was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and three other...
12:16, 05/14/2019

22 calls to 911 about Kansas home where 2-year-old died At least 22 separate 911 calls informed operators about a "dangerous environment" in a Wichita mobile home before a toddler was found dead and an infant severely injured earlier this month....
15:32, 04/29/2019

UEFA's financial fair play rules: 7 things you need to know Freshly crowned Premier League champions Manchester City could be hit with a ban from next season's Champions League after a potential breach of UEFA's financial fair play rules. But what is FFP and how does it work?...
23:48, 05/21/2019

Lions Club Announces Changes For Upcoming Bluegrass Fair LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Changes are coming to Kentucky’s largest county fair. The Lexington Lions Club met with reporters Monday to discuss what is different about this year’s Bluegrass Fair, which is typically held in July. This y...
03:16, 05/07/2019

Pep Guardiola infuriated by financial fair play question after FA Cup win • Guardiola: ‘Do you know the question you’re asking me?’ • City coach says this is one of his best ever seasonsPep Guardiola was infuriated in the immediate aftermath of Manchester City’s historic domestic treble when asked by a reporter if he was b...
15:16, 05/18/2019

Pima County Fair returning lost items The Pima County Fair might be over but lost items aren’t gone for good. Fair officials said they have a collection of belongings that were left behind, including phones, wallets, keys and accessories. Did you lose something at the fair? We may ha...
21:32, 05/02/2019

Kansas military school moves to keep property from founder An embattled Kansas military school amended its incorporation document to remove the Episcopalian church that founded it from getting the property once the school shuts down....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Kansas faces questions about school funding law before court TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ highest court is wrestling with whether a new public school funding law with bipartisan support provides enough additional money to ensure that the state’s spending on education is sufficient. State Supreme Cou...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Man gets 10-year prison sentence for deadly Kansas shooting LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in an October 2017 shooting that killed three people and wounded two others in a popular downtown area of a Kansas college town. Prosecutors announced Wednesday that 23-year-old Ahm...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Kansas police kill man who fired shots in standoff with them WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas say a man who was firing gunshots inside an apartment has been shot and killed by officers after they tried to get him to surrender. Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay says officers responding to a report of an e...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Harvick on pole for Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kevin Harvick is on the pole and Stewart-Haas teammate Clint Bowyer will be right with him when the green flag drops on Saturday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway. SHR actually swept the first four spots...
15:00, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Kansas Legislature approves $18.4 billion budget TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on an impasse in Kansas over the state budget and Medicaid expansion (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Kansas legislators have approved a budget that includes extra funds for higher education and the state’s prison sy...
22:32, 05/04/2019

Report: Doors unlocked before tiger attack at Kansas zoo TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A state report says that safety doors in a Sumatran tiger’s enclosure at a Kansas zoo were left unlocked before the animal attacked and injured a veteran zookeeper. The report released Friday by the Kansas Department of Labo...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Kansas water park where boy died appears unlikely to open KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated isn’t hiring lifeguards, advertising or selling tickets with less than a month left before its typical Memorial Day weekend opening date. Schlitterbahn remains ...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Kansas college agrees to outside probe after player’s death WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas community college has agreed to an independent investigation into the heatstroke death last year of a football player who collapsed after the first day of conditioning practice. Trustees for Garden City Community College...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Kansas college agrees to outside probe after player's death A Kansas community college agreed under mounting pressure to an independent investigation into the heatstroke death last year of a football player who collapsed after the first day of conditioning practice....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Silicon Valley Came to Kansas Schools. That Started a Rebellion. Public schools in Kansas rolled out a web-based learning platform backed by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Now students have staged walkouts and sit-ins. Their parents have organized....
10:00, 04/28/2019

BienalSur art fair reaches the world's southernmost city Ushuaia The Bienal will travel 19,000 kilometres by the time of its closure in Octubre. Its base is Buenos Aires, where events will be held between June 22 and 29, while Tokyo is the farthest city on its itinerary of international destinations....
03:00, 05/22/2019

CFK's Book Fair appearance to include major security operation Former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner presents her memoirs at the 45th Buenos Aires Book Fair. The book dwells on her life and time in office as Argentina's first elected woman president....
10:16, 05/08/2019

War of Will gets 'fair shot' and wins Preakness featuring riderless horse War of Will captures Preakness Stakes from the inside No 1 postEverfast finishes a nose ahead of Owendale for second at PimlicoBodexpress keeps running after ejecting jockey John VelazquezMark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scar...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Holocaust survivor opens book fair after neo-fascist banned Polish Holocaust survivor opened a book fair in Italy, her attendance made possible after organizers banned a publisher linked to a neo-fascist group...
09:16, 05/09/2019

Neo-fascist publisher vows to fight Italian book fair ban ROME (AP) — An Italian book fair has banned a publisher linked to a neo-fascist group after complaints from a Holocaust survivor and the Auschwitz-Birkenau state museum. The survivor, 89-year-old poet Halina Birenbaum, was quoted by Italy’s Cor...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Councilman wants MLB to make rain delay rules more fair to fans A Brooklyn lawmaker says Major League Baseball’s rain-delay rules are soaking fans’ wallets — so he’s called on MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred to fix it. Councilman Justin Brannan fired off a letter to Manfred on Tuesday, urging him to implement a new ...
20:16, 05/14/2019

Vettel: Ferrari's F1 practice deficit to Mercedes "a fair picture" Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari is still trying to understand its cornering deficit to Mercedes and that his team trailing its rival in Spanish Grand Prix practice was "a fair picture"...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Shots fired on Kansas State campus; no injuries reported MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University officials have confirmed that shots were fired at a parking lot on campus but that no injuries have been reported and there is “no ongoing threat.” University spokesman Jeff Morris says the s...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Harvick leads Stewart-Haas dominance in Kansas qualifying KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kevin Harvick scored his third pole of the season and his Stewart-Haas Racing team swept the top four spots in qualifying for Saturday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway. Harvick, the defending race winne...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Raw video shows Kansas teacher kick 5-year-old student Bluejacket Flint Elementary School teacher Crystal Smith is shown grabbing the girl from the bookshelf, then later appears to kick her.        ...
14:48, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Kansas House rejects budget in Medicaid fight TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature’s debate on Medicaid expansion and the next state budget (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Kansas legislators who support expanding Medicaid have blocked the next state budget in hopes of forc...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Over a quarter of Kansas NASCAR Cup grid fails technical inspection Over a quarter of the grid for the Kansas Speedway NASCAR Cup Series race failed technical inspection and will be put to the back of the field for the start...
18:00, 05/11/2019

The Latest: School funding pulled into Kansas budget impasse TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on an impasse in Kansas over the state budget and Medicaid expansion (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Top Republican legislators in Kansas are trying to break an impasse over the budget and Medicaid expansion by suggesting ...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Beto O’Rourke Says Vanity Fair Cover Reinforced ‘Perception of Privilege’ Appearing on “The View,” Mr. O’Rourke said he had failed to acknowledge the advantages of running for president as a white man earlier in his campaign....
11:32, 05/14/2019

Fair or foul? Watch the stunning ending of the 2019 Kentucky Derby Country House was ruled the winner of the 145th Kentucky Derby after a controversial finish with Maximum Security. Check out the replay.        ...
04:00, 05/05/2019

Rockets’ James Harden calls for ‘fair chance’ after no foul on slide-under The Houston Rockets’ James Harden blamed his team’s Sunday night loss against the Golden State Warriors on uncalled fouls, which he suggested could lead to series-altering injuries....
01:16, 04/29/2019

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – what we learned from the Vanity Fair special JJ Abrams and co have hinted the finale will involve less CGI, more new characters … and screen time for Carrie FisherIn just under seven months’ time, a saga spanning nine films, three generations and 42 years will finally be over, bringing the epic...
10:32, 05/23/2019

Anger grows over neo-fascist publisher's presence at Turin book fair Auschwitz museum latest to boycott event if Matteo Salvini’s publisher, Altaforte, remainsAuschwitz-Birkenau state museum has urged Turin authorities to intervene amid mounting controversy over the participation at the city’s international book fair ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Auschwitz museum boycotts Turin book fair over neo-fascist publisher The memorial is the latest organization to pull out of the fair over the presence of publisher Altaforte. Altaforte publishes work supporting neo-fascist party CasaPound and the upcoming book of Deputy PM Matteo Salvini....
12:32, 05/07/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens boycott over fascist presence at book fair ROME – The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin’s prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a stand there. The announcement followed g...
18:32, 05/08/2019

6 Bombshells We Learned About Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker from Vanity Fair Don't be afraid, we feel it too. The reluctance to read spoilers about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. ...You will remove these restraints, because these are gold, and they......
13:16, 05/22/2019

Kamala Harris to Corporate America: Give Women Their Fair Share of the Bag or Else Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has a warning for corporations that continue to pay women less than men: Give women the bag they deserve or I’ll snatch coins out of yours....
07:48, 05/20/2019

Protest overshadow inauguration as Buenos Aires Book Fair kicks off 45th edition of Buenos Aires International Book Fair began Thursday, with opening speeches from Culture Secretary Pablo Avelluto and international feminist scholar Rita Segato....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Kansas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Students from Kansas will have an opportunity this week to speak with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station who also hails from the Sunflower State....
14:32, 05/08/2019

Kansas man shot in head while playing basketball with daughter at park, police say A Kansas man suffered life-threatening injuries after he was shot in the head at a park while he was playing basketball with his daughter Saturday, police said....
06:32, 05/06/2019

Top Kansas court rules state constitution protects abortion rights The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state's constitution protects a woman's right to an abortion and upheld an injunction blocking a state law that would have banned a common second trimester abortion procedure....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Single vote prevents Kansas Medicaid expansion bill from advancing Legislation to advance the Obamacare Medicaid expansion in Kansas failed by a single vote Wednesday, likely killing the bill until the next legislative session....
08:32, 05/02/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens to shun Italy book fair over neo-fascist presence The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin's prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a......
12:16, 05/07/2019

Manchester City referred to UEFA body after financial fair play investigation Manchester City said it was "disappointed" but "not surprised" after it was referred to UEFA's club financial control body adjudicatory chamber following an investigation into allegations of unfair financial practices....
07:16, 05/16/2019

NBA Playoffs: Rockets star James Harden requests 'fair chance' from refs James Harden requested a "fair chance" from referees, following the Houston Rockets' Game 1 Western Conference semifinals loss to the Golden State Warriors....
11:00, 04/29/2019

California college disinvites US Border Patrol from job fair citing possible 'distress and concern' A California college disinvited U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) from a jobs fair on Tuesday, arguing that the agency’s presence would cause “distress and concern” to what is an “already vulnerable population.”...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Hundreds of foreign companies attend North Korea trade fair despite sanctions An international trade fair in North Korea this week may be the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday, with hundreds of Chinese and other foreign vendors taking part despite sanctions pressure....
07:16, 05/21/2019

Tiger attacked Kansas zookeeper after safety doors were left unlocked, report says Kansas zookeeper Kristyn Hayden-Ortega was hospitalized after a tiger attack left her with puncture wounds and lacerations to her head, neck and back....
01:16, 05/11/2019

Bowyer and Jones in post-race spat over "dumb" NASCAR Kansas move Clint Bowyer was involved in a post-race spat with Erik Jones after the Kansas Speedway NASCAR Cup Series round over a "dumb" move that Bowyer felt cost him second place...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Watch: St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals split double-header The St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals split a day-night double-header, with each team pocketing lopsided victories in the two-game series impacted by severe weather....
11:32, 05/23/2019

Who is John Durham? Prosecutor tapped for Russia probe inquiry known as 'aggressive, tireless and fair' U.S. Attorney John Durham, the longtime lawman tapped to investigate the origins of the Russia investigation, is no stranger to high-stakes assignments that might not make him popular in federal law enforcement circles. ...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Qatar says economic conditions for Israeli-Palestinian peace require 'fair political solutions' Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without "fair political solutions" acceptable to Palestinians, referring to a U.S. plan set to be unveiled next month....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Pep Guardiola furious over financial fair play question after Man City's treble triumph – video Pep Guardiola was infuriated in the immediate aftermath of Manchester City’s historic domestic treble when asked by a journalist if he was being accused of 'receiving money' through separate payments from the club’s Abu Dhabi owners.City had just tro...
15:16, 05/18/2019

Is fair play in running more important than fairness to Caster Semenya as a human? | Gaby Hinsliff All her life, the South African athlete has been portrayed as a freak. Her case is as much about ethics as about sport or scienceWhen she was a girl, growing up in rural South Africa, the runner Caster Semenya would sometimes face a humiliating ritua...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Man City referred to Uefa's adjudicatory chamber after Financial Fair Play probe Uefa's club financial control body chief investigator has referred Manchester City to the adjudicatory chamber for breaches of Financial Fair Play regulations, Europe's governing body has announced....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Robert Smith pledged to pay off Morehouse graduates’ student loans. Is this fair to families who saved? Should families who didn't benefit from Smith's generous gift of paying off the student loans for the class of 2019 Morehouse graduates feel as though they missed out?...
06:32, 05/23/2019

James Harden calls for ‘fair chance’ from refs, reigniting slide-under foul debate "I just want a fair chance, man,” James Harden said after Houston's Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors. “Call the game how it’s supposed to be called, and that’s it. I’ll live with the results.”...
18:32, 04/28/2019

NFL selects Cleveland to hold 2021 draft, while Kansas City will host event in 2023 Cleveland will stage event two years from now, while Kansas City, Mo., is scheduled to be the venue in 2023.        ...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Kansas City Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu victim of alleged $5 million extortion attempt Geourvon Sears, a distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu, was arrested on suspicion of trying to extort $5 million from the defensive back....
10:00, 05/22/2019

New York Giants sign draft pick Corey Ballentine, weeks after being wounded in Kansas shooting The New York Giants signed sixth-round draft pick Corey Ballentine to a contract Thursday – weeks after he was wounded and his former college teammate was killed in a Kansas shooting....
16:16, 05/16/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' star Paul Rudd gets Kansas City barbecue sandwiches shipped to his NYC home every year Paul Rudd loves this Kansas City barbecue joint’s sandwich so much he has it shipped to his New York City home every year — and he says it’s totally worth it....
16:32, 05/01/2019

Voters head to polls with expectation of ‘peaceful, free and fair' elections: UN News special report from Guinea-Bissau After months of preparation by hundreds of national and international officials, including the United Nations, around 760,000 registered voters from Guinea-Bissau headed to the polls on Sunday to choose new members of the National Assembly.  ...
14:16, 04/28/2019

Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine posts emotional tribute to college teammate killed in Kansas shooting New York Giants’ sixth-round draft pick Corey Ballentine posted Monday an emotional tribute to his former Washburn University football teammate who was killed over the weekend when they were gunned down after leaving a party in Kansas....
13:48, 04/30/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill accused of hitting son suspended after audio emerges of him allegedly threatening fiancee The fiancé of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill told the NFL player their 3-year-old son “is terrified of you” in an audio recording in which she accused him of hitting the child....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Notable deaths of 2019 Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Broadway legend Carol Channing and retired U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, are among the famous people who have died in 2019....
07:00, 04/29/2019

The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets of the country, namely Los Angeles, where air pollution kills thousands of people, and, frighteningl...
12:48, 05/23/2019

US pregnancy deaths up, most preventable: CDC More U.S. women are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and more than half of those deaths are preventable, government health officials said in a report Tuesday....
14:16, 05/07/2019

US pregnancy deaths up, and report says most are preventable A new government report finds that more U.S. women are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and that more than half of those deaths are preventable. Deaths during pregnancy, at birth and in the following year are still relatively rare in the United S...
10:16, 05/07/2019

'Deaths of despair' on the rise in Britain One of the world's leading economists has warned of a rise of "deaths of despair" in Britain, revealing that suicide, drug abuse and alcoholism are now claiming more middle-aged lives than heart disease....
03:00, 05/14/2019

Four further deaths on overcrowded Mount Everest A narrow window of good weather has created a deadly overcrowding of climbers on Mount Everest. Most of the seven deaths this month happened after climbers spent too much time in the "death zone."...
18:48, 05/24/2019

European Union calls for 'free and fair elections' to end standoff in Venezuela The European Union said it rejected any form of violence and would continue to push for 'free and fair elections.'        ...
14:00, 04/30/2019

What's behind the Kansas City Chiefs' brutal history of domestic violence? With domestic violence, the Kansas City Chiefs have a history of tragedy, second chances and even letting a player play after being sentenced to jail        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

UN: Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says Congo should exceed the grim milestone of 1,000 deaths from Ebola later on Friday. Michael Ryan, WHO’s emergencies chief, made the announcement at a news conference in Geneva. The Ebola outbreak ...
05:32, 05/03/2019

Fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi pleads for US help The Turkish fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi is asking U.S. lawmakers to launch an investigation into his killing and bring those responsible to justice. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Boeing 737 crashes into Florida river, no deaths A charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway Friday night, though no critical injuries or deaths were reported, officials said. (May 4)        ...
12:00, 05/04/2019

Carbon monoxide seen as potential cause of 4 deaths in home DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say carbon monoxide may have caused the deaths of four family members at a home in central Ohio. Officials in Genoa Township say first responders went to a home shortly before 1:30 p.m. Thursday after receiving a cal...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Sudan's Bashir charged for protestors' deaths Sudan's Public Prosecutor Office has instructed expedited charges be bought against former President Omar al-Bashir in the killing of protestors, according to a statement released to CNN on Monday....
11:48, 05/15/2019

Contaminated blood scandal: Could some deaths have been prevented? Campaigners are giving evidence to an inquiry into the haemophilia treatments that infected thousands of people with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s and 80s...
11:00, 05/21/2019

'Center of Excellence' may not mean fewer deaths or readmissions (Reuters Health) - Select hospitals designated as "Centers of Excellence" by major U.S. health plans may not necessarily have lower death rates or fewer repeat admissions than other hospitals, a study of heart patients suggests....
13:48, 05/20/2019

| Musona pleads innocence over armed robbery Polokwane City striker Walter Musona has distanced himself from reports that he was an accomplice in a house break-in and armed robbery in Polokwane....
06:48, 05/14/2019

Passau crossbow deaths may be suicides, of a sort Investigators say they need more time to find out how and why three people died in Passau from crossbow wounds and two women died 600 kilometers away. How the deaths are linked is a question posing challenges....
10:48, 05/14/2019

Heated House hearing over deaths of 5 immigrant children WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker is blaming the Trump administration for the deaths of five immigrant children in U.S. custody — an assertion that’s led to a heated argument at a congressional hearing. Republicans are denouncing the comm...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Justin Gimelstob Pleads No Contest in Battery Case Gimelstob, the tennis commentator, coach and ATP board member, was sentenced to three years’ probation and 60 days of community service after a felony charge was reduced to a misdemeanor....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Calling all pet lovers: This website warns you of dog deaths in movies I can handle just about anything that happens in the most gruesome of movies, but pets or babies murdered for lazy emotional manipulation will leave me in a rotten mood for the rest of the day. I get that it’s “just a movie,” but sometimes I’m not in...
16:16, 05/03/2019

Number Of Deaths In Odisha Due To Cyclone Fani Rises To 41 The number of deaths in cyclone Fani on Wednesday rose to 41 against the 37 till yesterday, officials confirmed today. Information and Public Relations secretary Sanjay Singh, however, did not name......
09:16, 05/08/2019

DR Congo: Ebola deaths in latest outbreak pass 1,000 As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths has exceeded 1,000. WHO's emergencies chief Mike Ryan said its vaccination program will be expanded with a new vaccine....
12:16, 05/03/2019

Despite deaths, injuries and recalls, air bags still save lives Air bags have hurt and killed people. In recent years millions of vehicles were recalled for defective air bags. Still, there's nothing safer in a car.        ...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Number Of Deaths In Odisha Due To Cyclone Fani Rises To 64 The number of deaths due to cyclone Fani rose to 64 with 21 new deaths confirmed on Sunday, nine days after the 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm devastated coastal Odisha....
17:00, 05/12/2019

Ranking the Deaths in the Final ‘Game of Thrones’ Season As expected, Season 8 delivered a few big surprises and a lot of dead bodies. Here’s look back at the major deaths, from most gut-wrenching to gratifying....
15:48, 05/20/2019

Kentucky Derby to kick off under cloud of horse deaths Saturday marks the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs — but this year’s race will set off under a cloud of controversy originating at a track some 2,000 miles away. Twenty-three thoroughbreds have died since Dec. 26 at Santa...
21:16, 05/03/2019

Heart failure deaths rising in U.S., especially among younger adults (Reuters Health) - More U.S. adults are dying from heart failure today than a decade ago, and the sharpest rise in mortality is happening among middle-aged and younger adults, a new study suggests....
01:16, 05/08/2019

Plane crashes into Florida river at end of runway, no deaths JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway, though no critical injuries were reported. A Naval Air Station Jacksonville news release ...
23:16, 05/03/2019

Autopsy results expected soon in German crossbow deaths Police investigating the death of three people whose bodies were found with crossbow bolts inside them at a hotel in Bavaria say they have found a third, unused crossbow inside a bag....
02:32, 05/13/2019

DR Congo: Ebola deaths in latest outbreak to pass 1,000 As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths is to exceed 1,000. WHO's emergencies chief Mike Ryan said its vaccination program will be expanded with a new vaccine....
10:32, 05/03/2019

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri’s capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping dozens of people in the wreckage of their homes. The National Weather ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Suspected serial killer now charged in deaths of 12 women A home health aide accused of killing an 81-year-old woman in Texas is now suspected in the deaths of 11 other women by smothering them with a pillow before robbing them, court records show. Accused serial killer Billy Chemirmir, 46, was indicted Tue...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Dems, GOP battle over migrant children's deaths A Democratic lawmaker blamed the Trump administration's border policies for the deaths of migrant children, setting off a fight between Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill Wednesday. (May 22)        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Italian minister says immigrant accused of arson deaths MILAN (AP) — Italy’s interior minister says an immigrant from North Africa has been arrested for an arson fire at a police station in northern Italy that killed two and injured more than a dozen. Matteo Salvini announced the arrest on Twitter T...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Death penalty trial set to start for dad in deaths of 5 kids LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A jury has been selected and opening statement should begin soon in the death penalty trial of a South Carolina father charged with killing his five children. The 12-member jury with six alternates was selected Monday at the Le...
07:48, 05/14/2019

Cooperstown mom charged with manslaughter in deaths of twin babies COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — A 27-year-old woman faces manslaughter charges after authorities in central New York say she recklessly caused the deaths of her twin babies. State police say the charges stem from an investigation into the deaths last June of Kim...
23:32, 05/13/2019

700,000 Rocking Baby Sleepers Are Recalled After 5 Infant Deaths The children’s product company Kids II will offer refunds for the sleepers, which were sold nationwide by retailers including Walmart, Target and Toys “R” Us....
09:32, 04/28/2019

The UK's 'right' to healthcare doesn't stop a racial gap in maternal deaths The birth of a new royal baby is all the buzz: Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex welcomed a son this week who will now be seventh in line for the British throne. The story has once again piqued interest in maternal mortality rates, which hav...
16:16, 05/08/2019

Military Shooter Mod Introduces Civilian Deaths And Cover-Ups ArmA 3 is a shooter that prides itself on its authenticity and attention to detail, but as far as the official experience goes that usually only extends to the Xs and Os of the battlefield itself. A new mod called Guilt & Remembrance is looking t...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Along with racetrack deaths, horse racing now has another fear: slaughterhouses HBO's report sheds light on racing's darkest dynamic as thousands of failed and retired thoroughbreds are slaughtered for meat every year.        ...
13:16, 05/23/2019

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly three-quarters of the...
07:48, 05/06/2019

Kansas City Chiefs owner 'deeply disturbed' by Tyreek Hill child abuse allegations The wide receiver has been suspended from all team-related activities after audio surfaced Wednesday in which he discusses abusing his son.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, teammates visit police academy as part of National Police Week Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, and two other quarterbacks, spent time at the Kansas City Regional Police Academy as part of National Police Week on Tuesday....
11:48, 05/15/2019

Laughing gas deaths double as young people ignore the dangers Young people are ignoring the lethal risks of laughing gas, nurses warn — with deaths doubling in just 12 months. They claim nitrous oxide, also known as hippy crack, is now taken by more than one in 10 men and one in 15 women aged 16 to 24 in ...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Pregnancy-related deaths, mostly preventable, occur up to a year after birth: CDC Some 700 women in the United States die from pregnancy-related complications each year, up to a year after giving birth, and the deaths are usually preventable, according to a study released by U.S. health officials on Tuesday....
11:32, 05/07/2019

E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Pollution Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math The E.P.A. plans to change the way air pollution health risks are calculated in a way that would sharply lower estimated deaths from new, looser rules for coal plants....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protests in the streets of Jakarta. The city's governor reported six people killed and many more injured....
23:48, 05/21/2019

Coach pleads to college admissions scam, could hurt Loughlin A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including actress Lori Loug...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Study finds most sudden deaths in youth sports were in basketball The majority of sudden deaths in youth and middle school sports happen to boys at an average age of 13 on the basketball court, a NATA study found.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the "intense transmission" of the second-worst epidemic of the virus on record....
12:48, 05/03/2019

Hispanic Caucus demands answers for migrant child deaths Federal lawmakers are asking Congress and the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for an investigation into deaths of migrant children on the border -- one day after officials said a fifth child died there....
13:48, 05/21/2019

Surgical safety checklist linked to decline in hospital deaths After the World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist went into effect in 2008, patient deaths after surgeries fell by a third in Scotland....
09:48, 04/28/2019

NIH-funded studies aim to lower opioid deaths by 40 percent in 3 years The National Institute of Drug Abuse will give more than $350 million to support local opioid recovery, prevention and treatment in four states around the country....
09:48, 04/28/2019

3 Germans in crossbow deaths killed by shots in hearts, neck German authorities say autopsies show three people found dead with crossbow bolts lodged in them died from those wounds, but are still trying to determine exactly what happened...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Multiple deaths in shooting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte The University of North Carolina, Charlotte campus was on lockdown Tuesday evening following reports of a shooting.        ...
20:32, 04/30/2019

Gothic guru blamed in sex-slave crossbow deaths in Germany Authorities believe cult leader Torsten Weiss, 53 — the owner of a medieval fetish shop — directed the gory, murder-suicides that left himself and two women impaled with crossbow bolts, The Daily Beast reported, citing German news accounts. Two other...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Horse Deaths are Threatening the Racing Industry. Is the Sport Obsolete? A Kentucky family in the horse business for decades says action to address the health of the animals is overdue. The consequences of inaction could be catastrophic....
04:16, 04/29/2019

E.P.A. Could Make Thousands of Pollution Deaths Vanish by Changing Its Math The Environmental Protection Agency plans to adopt a new method for projecting the future health risks of air pollution that experts have said is not scientifically sound....
02:16, 05/20/2019

UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths WHO is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Opioid overdose deaths decline when pharmacists can dispense naloxone (Reuters Health) - In states where pharmacists were allowed to sell the potentially lifesaving opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, fewer people died from opioid overdoses, a new U.S. study finds....
17:48, 05/09/2019

Germany: 2 more bodies found in Passau crossbow deaths case A bizarre case in Bavaria continues to develop. After three people were found dead in a hotel room accompanied by two crossbows, now two further corpses have been discovered, at the home of one of the first victims....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Whale Deaths In US' West Coast May Be Linked To Arctic Warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
10:48, 05/17/2019

4 Your Health: People dying from cancer down but heart disease deaths up again Fewer people are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. Fewer middle aged adults are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. That’s according to the latest data from the Centers For Disease Con...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Huge Racial Disparities Found in Deaths Linked to Pregnancy African-American, Native American and Alaska Native women are about three times more likely to die from causes related to pregnancy, compared to white women in the United States....
20:16, 05/07/2019

Funeral provider profits hit as number of deaths falls sharply Funerals provider Dignity has warned that its profits could fall short this year after a "significantly lower than expected number of deaths" in the first quarter....
04:16, 05/13/2019

Egypt holiday deaths: Daughter hits out at 'immoral' delays The daughter of a British couple who both died suddenly while on holiday in Egypt has accused authorities of showing an "immoral" lack of assistance to her family. ...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir Charged in Connection With Protester Deaths Sudan’s deposed president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, has been charged by prosecutors with inciting violence that led to the deaths of people protesting his rule....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Quake of 6.1 magnitude in Panama injures one, no initial reports of deaths A 6.1 magnitude earthquake rattled homes in southwest Panama on Sunday near the border with Costa Rica, damaging buildings and injuring at least one person, but there were no immediate reports of fatalities, authorities said....
15:32, 05/12/2019

Cherry Brook Zoo cleared by CAZA in deaths of guinea pigs Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums said that their investigation has found that there is no evidence to support accusations that the method of euthanasia was inhumane. ...
11:00, 05/12/2019

Horse Deaths at Santa Anita and Pimlico: Same Day, Same Track Owner A filly died after a race on Friday at Pimlico, the site of Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. The fatality at Santa Anita, the 24th at the track since Dec. 26, occurred after a gelding broke down during training....
14:00, 05/18/2019

Dutch court will hear widows' case against Shell over deaths of Ogoni Nine Judges order oil firm to release confidential documents as wives of late Nigerian activists get go-ahead to pursue claimA Dutch court has ruled that it has jurisdiction to determine whether Royal Dutch Shell was complicit in the Nigerian government’s...
07:32, 05/01/2019

First slavery, then a chemical plant and cancer deaths: one town's brutal history Long before Reserve, Louisiana was home to a chemical plant and riddled with cancer, it had suffered the violent deprivations of enslavementAt night the Pontchartrain Works lights up the horizon. During the day the tall scaffolding and plumes of emis...
03:32, 05/06/2019

Jail deaths highlight ongoing rural Alaska safety issues ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A spokeswoman for an Alaska regional tribal consortium says the recent deaths of three people at village jails underscores ongoing public safety problems in rural parts of the state. Azara Mohammadi (ah-ZAHR-ah moh-HAH-mah-de...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Gray whale deaths on West Coast may be linked to Arctic warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
18:48, 05/16/2019

American senator pleads for children’s protection in anti-lootbox bill American government officials have finally taken their shot at video game lootboxes. Specifically, Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri announced his intention to introduce the “The Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act” to the US Senate. This is the...
19:16, 05/08/2019

Another sombre milestone for Afghanistan: 2018 saw record civilian deaths – UN report With over 3,800 civilian women, children and men killed in just one year, Afghanistan has hit yet another “deeply disturbing and wholly unacceptable” record, according to a new report issued on Sunday by the UN political mission in the country (UNAMA...
13:00, 04/28/2019

New York City traffic deaths surge in 2019 after years of progress Sixty-five people have been killed so far this year, up from 50 at the same time in 2018, according to police statistics Traffic deaths have surged in New York City this year, alarming advocates after years of progress under the Vision Zero push to e...
17:16, 05/07/2019

As the Kentucky Derby approaches, deaths pose existential questions for US racing A rash of deaths at the famous Santa Anita Park in California has left many wondering about the future of horse racing in AmericaTank Team, Unusual Angel, Secret Street, Derby Treasure, Noise Mandate, Amboseli. There will be no statues built at Santa...
09:16, 05/03/2019

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” by the head of the UN Mission there, after “scores” of civilians were reportedly killed and injured....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Heavy rains, 'incredible' flooding blamed for 2 deaths across Southeast from storm system Heavy rains from a storm system sparked flash flooding that turned deadly across portions of the Southeast on Sunday and may have also contributed to a freight train derailment....
12:48, 05/12/2019

Union Minister Slams Report Stating 1.2 Million Pollution Deaths in India Union minister Harsh Vardhan has discredited the recent global reports claiming over one million deaths in India due to air pollution, saying such studies are only aimed at "causing panic"....
02:16, 05/05/2019

Advocates demand de Blasio bolster Vision Zero amid rise in traffic deaths With traffic deaths on the rise, safe-street advocates gathered outside City Hall Tuesday to demand Mayor de Blasio bolster his Vision Zero program. There have been 64 traffic deaths this year — up 10 percent from 58 during the same period last year,...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Republicans Melt Down After House Democrat Calls Child Migrant Deaths 'Intentional' Republican members of the House Homeland Security Committee voted to remove Illinois Rep. Lauren Underwood’s comments from the congressional record on Wednesday after she said that the growing deaths of migrant children in immigration custody are an ...
10:32, 05/23/2019

How doulas are helping one city lower its high rate of black infant deaths Milwaukee's black infant mortality rate is higher than the U.S. rate. Doulas, or pregnancy and birth coaches, are volunteering to change that.        ...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Democrat's shocking claim that deaths of migrant children were 'intentional' was disgusting: Tom Homan Former ICE acting director Tom Homan slammed Democratic Rep. Lauren Underwood for her “disgusting’ statement that the deaths of children in custody at the border was an “intentional” policy decision....
09:16, 05/24/2019

'People are dying horrible deaths' the Louisiana town where cancer haunts the streets – video Residents of the town on the banks of the Mississippi River have watched a family members and neighbors have been lost to cancer. Official figures show the risk of cancer from toxic air is 50 times higher in Reserve than the national average. Feeling...
03:32, 05/06/2019

World Health Organization says Ebola deaths in Congo outbreak expected to exceed 1,000 later Friday GENEVA (AP) — World Health Organization says Ebola deaths in Congo outbreak expected to exceed 1,000 later Friday....
05:32, 05/03/2019

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Mysterious German crossbow deaths may have been part of murder-suicide pact by medieval cult: reports The mysterious deaths of five Germans – three who died by crossbow bolts lodged in their bodies – may have been part of a murder-suicide pact by a cult-like group devoted to medieval folklore, baffled police speculate as new tantalizing details emerg...
08:32, 05/15/2019

Germany crossbow murder victims were medieval combat enthusiasts, linked to deaths of 2 others hundreds of miles away The three people killed by crossbow arrows inside a German hotel room were medieval combat enthusiasts and their deaths have been linked to two more deaths at one of the victim’s apartment several hundred miles away....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Justin Thomas: Don’t compare Brooks Koepka to Tiger Woods; it’s not fair to Koepka Justin Thomas says of PGA Championship winner Brooks Koepka: 'Everyone should be bowing down to him and giving him the utmost respect.'        ...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Cory Booker and Ayanna Pressley Introduce Sweeping Bill to Prevent Pregnancy-Related Deaths Among Black Women Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) will unveil on Wednesday legislation aimed at tackling America’s rising maternal mortality rates, particularly among black mothers, among whom death rates related to childbirth and pregnancy are highest....
09:00, 05/08/2019

UN, global health agencies sound alarm on drug-resistant infections; new recommendations to reduce ‘staggering number’ of future deaths Deaths caused by infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria will skyrocket over the next two decades, along with huge economic costs, without immediate, ambitious and coordinated action, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) and partners warned o...
06:16, 04/29/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prizewinning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite death...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Are you guilty of these promotion-killing habits? This could be the reason it seems like everyone else is moving on in their careers, but you. Buzz60's Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

MCC will throw out members guilty of abuse The MCC have reminded their 23,000 members of the behaviour that is expected of them at Lord's with a new code of conduct brought in following a pair of alleged incidents last year....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Three met officers found not guilty over police car crash lie Three Met Police officers who were accused of lying about a patrol car crash have walked free from court after being cleared of perverting the course of justice....
09:32, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Another ex-St. Louis County official guilty ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the corruption case involving former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger (all times local): 4:40 p.m. The former chief executive of the St. Louis County Economic Development Partnership has pleaded guilty to a fede...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Man to plead guilty to stealing endangered lemur A California man has agreed to plead guilty to theft after he admitted taking a critically endangered ring-tailed lemur from the Santa Ana Zoo, according to a Department of Justice news release....
22:16, 05/20/2019

Former USC coach to plead guilty in admissions scheme BOSTON (AP) — A former University of Southern California soccer coach is expected to plead guilty to allegations that she created fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents in the college admissions bribery scheme. Laura Janke is sche...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Here's Why There's a Whole Private Air Force in Texas If you had to guess which state contains a private air force, you would guess Texas. You just would. Airborne Tactical Advantage, located near Fort Worth, Texas, has an inventory of more than 90 fighter and attack jets, contracting them to the U.S. m...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Tennessee agency investigated 186 child deaths in 2018; most children were known to agency The children ranged in age from 1 day to 17. They died from abuse, neglect and natural causes, according to the Department of Children's Services.        ...
15:48, 05/05/2019

Expert: horse deaths result of 'multiple factors' Santa Anita had its second horse death in four days when a horse was injured during a race Sunday and was later euthanized. UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine professor Susan Stover says recent deaths have been a result of multiple factors. (May ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Red flags before deaths of 7 in Tennessee a 'wake-up call,' attorney says Michael Lee Cummins, the suspect in the Tennessee deaths, had a lengthy criminal history in the state before the deaths last month.        ...
10:48, 05/03/2019

All those deaths from 'Game of Thrones' Battle of Winterfell, ranked Spoiler alert: We list and rank significant character deaths from Sunday's 'Game of Thrones' episode, 'The Long Night,' which featured an epic battle.        ...
03:32, 04/29/2019

Guinea found guilty of age-cheating and disqualified from U-17 World Cup Guinea will not take part at this year's Under-17 World cup in Brazil after being found guilty of age-cheating at the recent U-17 Africa Cup of Nations....
11:48, 05/18/2019

On Atishi Pamphlet Row, Gautam Gambhir Says Will "Hang Myself" If Guilty Gautam Gambhir issued a dramatic challenge to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal, telling the Delhi Chief Minister he would "hang myself in public" if there was evidence linking him to the......
09:00, 05/10/2019

Parents plead not guilty to killing 5-year-old son AJ Freund An Illinois couple accused of killing their 5-year-old son because he lied about soiling his underwear pleaded not guilty to murder charges Friday. Andrew Freund Sr., 60, and JoAnn Cunningham, 36, appeared separately in a packed McHenry County courtr...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Stenger appointee to plead guilty; donor also indicted ST. LOUIS (AP) — A week after former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges, two people connected to him face their own court hearings. Sheila Sweeney, former head of the St. Louis County Economic Develo...
14:32, 05/09/2019

N.C.A.A. Basketball Trial: Guilty Verdicts on Bribery Conspiracy A prospective agent and a former shoe company consultant were convicted of conspiring to funnel money to coaches in exchange for help signing players to their agency....
15:32, 05/08/2019

Three more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal Three wealthy parents pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying bribes to boost their children's standardized test scores as part of a nationwide college admissions scandal....
17:32, 05/22/2019

Gun buyer in San Bernardino attack wants to pull guilty plea The man accused of buying the rifles a husband and wife used to kill 14 people in the San Bernardino terrorist attack in 2015 will ask to withdraw his guilty plea....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Minn. officer guilty of murder in 911 caller death A Minneapolis police officer has been convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who approached his squad car after she called 911. (April 30)        ...
20:32, 04/30/2019

Mom accused of starving 3-year-old son to death found guilty TUCSON, Ariz. — An Arizona mother accused of starving her 3-year-old son to death and putting his body into a toy box has been found guilty. KGUN-TV in Tucson, Arizona, reports a Pima County jury on Friday found Raquel Barreras guilty of first-degree...
23:48, 05/03/2019

Ex-Redskins player found guilty of assaulting ex-girlfriend Former Washington Redskins defensive back Curtis Jordan has been found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend at her Virginia Beach home        ...
06:32, 05/03/2019

Jury: Vermont man guilty of murder in wrong-way crash A jury found a Vermont man guilty of murder charges in the deaths of five teenagers Wednesday caused when he drove the wrong way on an interstate highway....
12:32, 05/22/2019

Former youth coach found guilty of 45 charges of sex abuse BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — A former youth-team soccer coach has been found guilty of 45 charges of indecent assault against 23 teenage boys. Bob Higgins ran the youth training programs at English clubs Southampton and Peterborough and also was Malta...
12:00, 05/23/2019

White supremacists plead guilty in Charlottesville riot CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Two more members of a white supremacist group have pleaded guilty to federal rioting charges in connection with a white nationalist rally in Virginia and political rallies in California. Benjamin Drake Daley and Michael Pa...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Rob Lowe to star in Texas spin-off of Fox's 9-1-1 A little more than a month after renewing Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Tim Minear’s 9-1-1, Fox has taken a big step in transforming it into a franchise to compete with Law & Order or the Chicago shows. According to Variety, the network has orde...
04:00, 05/13/2019

Ole Miss rallies in 9th to beat Texas A&M 1-0 HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Cole Zabowski’s two-out double in the ninth brought home the game’s only run as Mississippi edged Texas A&M 1-0 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament elimination game Thursday despite going hitless for the first eigh...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Texas is poised to ban red light cameras Texas is set to become the 11th state in the country to ban the use of red light cameras. The Dallas News reported the state Senate passed a bill that would outlaw the devices designed to catch drivers speeding through red lights by a 23 to eight vot...
13:16, 05/20/2019

Save Nature to save ourselves, shocking new UN report pleads A landmark UN report on the state of Nature released Monday shows how humanity has wreaked havoc on the environment, undercutting Earth's essential life-support systems....
12:32, 05/06/2019

Lawyer, vintner plead guilty in college admissions case BOSTON (AP) — A New York lawyer and a Napa Valley vintner have admitted to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme. Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. Caplan was co-chairman of the pro...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Felicity Huffman To Plead Guilty In College Admissions Scam BOSTON (AP) — Actress Felicity Huffman is set to plead guilty to participating in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme. The “Desperate Housewives” star is scheduled to appear Monday in Boston federal court. Huffman was among 50 ...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Polish court says founders of financial scam guilty of fraud WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish court says the two founders of a notorious pyramid scheme are guilty of fraud for cheating thousands of people out of their savings, worth $219 million, in one of the nation’s biggest financial scandals. The Provi...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Man Found Guilty Of Plotting To Blow Up Etihad Airways Flight An Australian court on Wednesday found a man guilty of plotting to blow up a an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney at the behest of the ISIS militant group, by hiding a bomb in the luggage of his......
01:32, 05/01/2019

Parents of Illinois boy found in grave plead not guilty to murder The parents of a boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic near his Illinois home pleaded not guilty on Friday to murder and other charges stemming from his death, according to court documents....
14:48, 05/10/2019

City are innocent until proven guilty over FFP probe, insists Guardiola "Pep Guardiola said he would accept any punishment UEFA may hand down to Manchester City for alleged breaches of financial fair play regulations but reiterated his trust in the club’s hierarchy."...
07:32, 05/17/2019

Massachusetts teen found guilty of beheading classmate, tried as an adult Mathew Borges of Lawrence, Massachusetts, was convicted Tuesday of beheading Lee Manuel Villoria-Paulino, then 16, in a dispute about a girl.        ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Folau guilty of code of conduct breach over homophobic post Australian rugby star Israel Folau has been found guilty of a code of conduct breach in light of a social media post that said "hell awaits" gay people....
06:48, 05/07/2019

3 California parents plead guilty in college cheating scheme BOSTON (AP) — Three California parents have pleaded guilty in the college admissions cheating scheme. Marjorie Klapper, Jane Buckingham and Robert Flaxman pleaded guilty in Boston on Friday to a charge of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest se...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Russian court upholds guilty verdict for Jehovah’s Witness MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Russia has ruled that a Danish Jehovah’s Witness must stay in prison for the next six years. The court in western Russia on Thursday turned down Dennis Christensen’s appeal against February’s verdict that fo...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Parents Plead Guilty In US College Admissions Bribery Scandal A California couple who paid $600,000 to help their children get into major universities pleaded guilty on Wednesday and agreed to cooperate with investigators, potentially leading to new charges in......
21:16, 05/01/2019

Michael Avenatti says he will plead not guilty to fraud charges in California Prosecutors claim that Avenatti hid and then spent a $4 million legal settlement obtained in January 2015 in favor of a mentally ill paraplegic client, and hid a $2.75 million settlement for another client....
08:00, 04/29/2019

Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering The defendants were accused of conspiring to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based painkiller and misleading insurers about patients’ need for the drug....
16:32, 05/02/2019

Couple found guilty of murdering days-old daughter while on meth A young Georgia couple high on meth were found guilty of murdering their infant, according to a report. FOX 5 Atlanta reported that Courtney Marie Bell and Christopher McNabb would face harsh sentences for the death of their 15-day-old daughter, Cali...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Georgia man with ‘guilty conscience’ confesses to 2002 double murder A “guilty conscience” compelled a man to confess to a nearly 17-year-old drug-related double murder in Georgia, sheriff officials announced Thursday. Andrew John Shadrix, 44, was arrested on two counts of malice murder on Wednesday after confessing t...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Former Uggs salesman found guilty of being Hezbollah ‘sleeper’ agent A former Uggs salesman with a rocky marriage has been found guilty of working as a “sleeper” agent for an arm of Hezbollah while living in the Bronx — helping the terror group prepare for attacks on New York City. After less than a day of deliberatio...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Sydney man found guilty over meat grinder bomb plot Khaled Khayat found guilty of plotting to blow up Etihad plane and trying to carry out a lethal poisonous gas attack A Sydney man who claimed he was trying to prevent a terrorist attack has been found guilty of plotting to blow up an Etihad plane wi...
08:32, 05/01/2019

NRL star Dylan Walker found not guilty of assaulting his partner Manly centre set to return for Sea Eagles next week‘I touched her shoulder, she fell to the ground’The NRL star Dylan Walker has been found not guilty of domestic violence charges after the magistrate presiding over the case said she was not satisfie...
00:48, 05/10/2019

In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country....
14:00, 05/21/2019

Texas Set to Become 11th State to Ban Red Light Cameras Texas is poised to ban red light cameras after the state Senate approved House Bill 1631 by a 23 to 8 vote on Friday, the Dallas News reported. Republican Governor Greg Abbott just needs to sign the bill, which is almost a certainty, given the fact t...
10:32, 05/20/2019

Failed escape from Texas jail led to sprinklers set off Investigators in San Antonio say a man originally arrested on a trespassing count tried to escape through the ceiling of his cell but was caught after setting off some sprinklers....
08:32, 05/08/2019

Man charged in abduction of 8-year-old Texas girl FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man has been charged in the abduction of an 8-year-old girl who was snatched from a street in Fort Worth, Texas, as she walked with her mother. Fort Worth police say the girl was found safe Sunday, about eight hours later, ...
12:32, 05/19/2019

2 Texas men died trying to jump car over open drawbridge LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Two Texas men are dead after trying to jump a compact car across the gap on a raised drawbridge. Louisiana State Police say it happened shortly after 2 a.m. Friday at the Black Bayou Bridge about 6 miles (9.65 kilometers) sou...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Massive funnel cloud in Texas panhandle Tornadoes strafed the middle of the country Thursday, this time concentrated in sparsely populated panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas. One particulary large funnel cloud was spotted in Lipscomb County, Texas, near the Oklahoma state line. (May 24) ...
02:16, 05/24/2019

Texas students F-bombed during standardized test Some Texas fifth-graders got an eyeful while taking a standardized test – when an F-bomb popped up in an image, according to a report. While taking the test on April 10, a student in the Lumberton school district alerted a teacher about the offensive...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Texas man suspected of cutting off mom’s head with hacksaw DENTON, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested a 22-year-old Texas man suspected of cutting off his mother’s head with a hacksaw. Isaac Israel Warriner was being held Friday in Denton County’s jail on charges including the abuse of a corpse. H...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Texas barge collision: no air quality concerns Officials monitor health concerns while cleanup continues following a collision at a busy commercial waterway near Houston involving four vessels.        ...
06:00, 05/13/2019

Charges filed against Texas plant for its 4-day fire The District Attorney's Office in suburban Houston filed five environmental criminal charges Monday against a petrochemical plant, where a fire burned for four days in March....
18:32, 04/29/2019

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructu...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Texas church opens new sanctuary after massacre SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A South Texas church where a gunman in 2017 opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants will unveil a new sanctuary and memorial room honoring the victims. Worshippers and relatives of those killed or injur...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Texas man gets life sentence for abduction of 2 sisters AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A man accused of fatally beating a Central Texas woman and kidnapping her daughters has been sentenced to life in federal prison. Forty-five-year-old Terry Allen Miles was convicted in February of several charges, including two c...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Texas man gets prison for smuggling immigrants in furniture CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area man has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for trying to smuggle immigrants in furniture after three people were found in a plastic-wrapped dresser that was nailed shut. Federal prosecutors say 23...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Chinese man guilty of sending 1,500 fake iPhones to Apple in warranty fraud SALEM, Ore. — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn’t turn on and should be replaced under warranty. He didn’t just submit a couple of the devices — he delive...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Pragya Thakur Not Guilty But Scapegoat Of Saffron Terror: Shivraj Chouhan Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said that Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur has been made the BJP candidate from Bhopal as the party feels she is "not......
01:00, 05/07/2019

Felicity Huffman set to plead guilty in largest-ever college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman is set to plead guilty in Boston federal court on Monday to charges in the nation's largest-ever college admissions scandal.        ...
22:48, 05/12/2019

Alleged Gerald Ford grave vandal enters not guilty plea GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A 19-year-old man suspected of defacing the gravesite of former President Gerald Ford and first lady Betty Ford has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges. The Grand Rapids Press reports Christian Johnson entered the ple...
16:48, 05/06/2019

AG Barr's critics, who claimed Trump 'obstruction,' would be 'guilty' by own standards: Ari Fleischer As Attorney General William Barr takes pointed criticism from Democrats, those who also claimed President Trump obstructed justice in the Mueller probe "would be guilty themselves" by that metric, Ari Fleischer said Friday....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Actress Felicity Huffman to plead guilty to U.S. college cheating scam Actress Felicity Huffman is due to plead guilty on Monday to paying to have someone cheat on her daughter's behalf on a college entrance exam, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used bribery and fraud to secure their children spo...
04:16, 05/13/2019

Suspect found guilty in police officer’s 2010 shooting death CHICAGO (AP) — A man who bragged about killing an off-duty Chicago police officer during an armed robbery has been found guilty of first-degree murder. Antwon Carter, flanked by sheriff’s deputies, shuffled calmly out of Cook County Circuit Cou...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Russian spies found guilty of 2016 Montenegro coup attempt A Montenegro court Thursday found 14 people including two suspected Russian agents guilty of plotting to overthrow the country's government in 2016 to prevent it from joining NATO....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking drugmaker executive convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe an addictive painkiller...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Tennis player who never played: Dad to plead guilty for $400K bribe to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo is set to plead guilty Tuesday for paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University in the college scandal.        ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Ex-Adidas consultant, agent found guilty in NCAA bribery scandal Former Adidas consultant Merl Code and aspiring sports agent Christian Dawkins were found guilty Wednesday of conspiring to bribe NCAA college basketball coaches to steer standout players to a sports management company. But the conviction was only a ...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Man found guilty of killing ex-Playboy model Christina Carlin-Kraft A Pennsylvania man was convicted Thursday of killing a former Playboy model when she refused to pay for an ounce of cocaine. Jonathan Wesley Harris, 31, was found guilty of first-degree murder for strangling 36-year-old Christina Carlin-Kraft inside ...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Man Who Threatened to Kill Boston Globe Employees Will Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says In a series of phone calls, Robert D. Chain called The Boston Globe the “enemy of the people” and threatened to shoot employees, court documents show....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Parenting guru, 2 others plead guilty to paying bribes to get kids better ACT scores Jane Buckingham, Marjorie Klapper and Robert Flaxman are three more wealthy parents set to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal.        ...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Jealous Massachusetts teen found guilty of killing, beheading classmate The Massachusetts teen accused of beheading and cutting off the hands of a classmate in a jealous rage was found guilty during his trial this week — and could spend the rest of his life behind bars, according to new reports. A Salem Superior Co...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Egyptian tennis player Taweel found guilty of match-fixing LONDON (AP) — A low-ranked Egyptian tennis player has been found guilty of three charges related to match-fixing after an investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit. An anti-corruption hearing officer ruled that 29-year-old Issam Taweel tried to fix ...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Drug company founder, 4 other former executives guilty in opioid kickback scheme The founder of Arizona-based drug company Insys Therapeutics and four other former executives were convicted Wednesday of conspiring to pay doctors bribes and kickbacks to boost sales of the highly addictive opioid spray Subsys....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Tottenham v Ajax: Four men plead guilty to affray after throwing concrete at police Four Ajax fans have pleaded guilty to affray after they hurled concrete at police and Tottenham Hotspur fans before the Champions League semi-final on Tuesday....
11:32, 05/03/2019

Bruce and Davina Isackson to plead guilty in college admissions scandal A pair of wealthy California parents are expected to plead guilty to conspiracy charges for paying more than $600,000 in bribes as part of a widespread college admissions scandal....
20:32, 04/30/2019

Bribes and lapdances: Drug firm founder guilty in opioid case The founder of a multi-billion dollar drug company has been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients who did not need it....
03:32, 05/03/2019

Actress Felicity Huffman To Plead Guilty To US College Cheating Scam Actress Felicity Huffman is due to plead guilty on Monday to paying to have someone cheat on her daughter's behalf on a college entrance exam, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents......
08:32, 05/13/2019

| Tribunal finds Folau guilty of 'high-level' conduct breach A tribunal has ruled that homophobic comments by Israel Folau amounted to a "high-level" breach of the sport's code of conduct, but a sanction has yet to be decided....
02:32, 05/07/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player gets life in prison for murder A former Texas A&M football player has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Dallas jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2015        ...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Texas boy dies after being impaled on swimming pool’s fence FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police in Fort Worth say no criminal charges will be filed in the death of an 11-year-old boy who was impaled as he climbed over an iron fence surrounding an apartment complex’s swimming pool. Fort Worth police say a gr...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated....
23:00, 05/09/2019

South Texas oil producer 1776 Energy up for sale Privately held 1776 Energy Operators LLC told Reuters on Friday it would put itself up for sale, after sources familiar with the South Texas-focused oil and gas producer said they expected it to be valued at around $1.5 billion, including debt....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Texas House OKs death penalty ban for severely mentally ill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Republican-controlled Texas House has voted to ban the execution of inmates who are severely mentally ill in the nation’s busiest death-penalty state. No lawmaker spoke in opposition of the bill Thursday. The legislatio...
17:00, 05/09/2019

She Stopped to Help Migrants on a Texas Highway. Moments Later, She Was Arrested. A county attorney in West Texas was detained for helping three young migrants, part of an escalating attempt to investigate and punish those providing aid to border crossers....
09:48, 05/10/2019

'Not a day to mess around' as Texas, Oklahoma face tornado threat Some 6 million people across a broad swath of Texas and Oklahoma were bracing for possible tornadoes on Monday, as the U.S. National Weather service warned that the risk of twisters in the region was at the highest level they had seen in years....
12:48, 05/20/2019

Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest WASHINGTON (AP) — Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, has taken top honors in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic knowledge. Janga triumphed Wednesday durin...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Man who reported 4-year-old Texas girl missing is arrested HOUSTON (AP) — The man who reported a 4-year-old Texas girl had been abducted from him last weekend has been arrested near Houston. U.S. Marshals’ southern district spokesman Alfredo Perez says that Darion Vence was taken into custody Saturday ...
17:48, 05/11/2019

LEADING OFF: Vlad Jr. in Texas, MLB-best Twins visit Yankees LEADING OFF: Vlad Jr. in Texas, MLB-best Twins at Yankee Stadium, Cardinals and Cubs square off for 1st time this season        ...
22:32, 05/02/2019

New Church Building Dedicated in Texas Town Where 26 Were Killed The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs made its old building into a memorial to victims of the 2017 massacre, and designed its new one with security in mind....
23:16, 05/19/2019

Report: Air quality harmed as Texas oil production booms DALLAS (AP) — An environmental group says the booming production of oil and natural gas in West Texas is exposing residents to unhealthy levels of air pollution. The Environmental Integrity Project noted in a report released Thursday that the Permian...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, the organizations said....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers moved the state closer to arming more teachers to help prevent school shootings, sending the measure to Gov. Greg Abbott for consideration. The bill passed Wednesday night by the Senate was part of a group of scho...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Teenage Guatemalan migrant dies in Texas while in U.S. custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan migrant died in a Texas hospital while in the custody of the U.S. government on Wednesday after his health steadily declined due to a severe brain infection, according to officials from both countries....
04:48, 05/02/2019

Man gets life for killing West Texas college student A Texas jury has convicted a 28-year-old man guilty of murder in the death of a college student who was missing for months before her body was found in a shallow grave....
19:16, 05/08/2019

Golf: Leader Kang seeks maiden win in Texas South Korea's Sung Kang fired a third-round 68 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson in Texas on Sunday and keep his hopes of a maiden PGA Tour victory alive....
11:16, 05/12/2019

Rep. Joaquin Castro says he will not run to challenge Sen. John Cornyn in Texas U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro said Wednesday that he will not challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, for his seat in 2020. The Democratic congressman from San Antonio had said in early March that he was considering a run....
02:48, 05/02/2019

Texas may give F1’s US Grand Prix its missing $25 million AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The promoters of Formula One’s U.S. Grand Prix blew a deadline to collect their annual $25 million in Texas taxpayer money to help pay for the 2018 race. Now state lawmakers are about to give them another chance, and make i...
14:32, 05/09/2019

No air quality concerns detected after Texas barge collision BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — Officials say air monitoring hasn’t raised health concerns as the cleanup continues following a collision at a busy commercial waterway near Houston involving four vessels that caused a toxic gasoline product to leak into ...
18:32, 05/12/2019

NOT REAL NEWS: Texas bill won’t ban van pools to polls A proposed Texas Senate bill does not prohibit drivers from transporting groups of “elderly, disabled or poor” to the polls to vote as social media posts shared widely suggest. The false claims, which have been shared thousands of times o...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Tanker collision leads to gas spill in Texas channel Multiple vessels collided in the Houston Ship Channel Friday afternoon, spilling an unknown volume of a toxic gasoline.        ...
19:16, 05/11/2019

Texas church opening new sanctuary 18 months after massacre A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunman opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants in the deadliest mass shooting in state history....
08:32, 05/19/2019

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate’s death ROSHARON, Texas (AP) — A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died. Lou Joffrion slammed inmate David Witt in August 2017 in an attack that...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Five Errors Haunt No. 17 Kentucky in Loss to No. 21 Texas Tech LUBBOCK, Texas – In an uncharacteristic defensive performance, the No. 17 Kentucky softball team committed a season-high five costly errors in a 7-5 loss to No. 21 Texas Tech on Saturday at Rocky Johnson Field. The five defensive miscues by the Wildc...
18:48, 05/04/2019

Texas FAA flight control center evacuated due to odor FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — At least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport have been delayed after the partial evacuation of a nearby government air traffic control center because of a rank odor. The incident began late Thursday morning...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Texas boy, 12, allegedly fatally shot brother, 10, because he was mad: report The 12-year-old boy who was arrested in Texas on a murder charge Saturday after authorities said he fatally shot his 10-year-old brother will reportedly undergo a mental health evaluation, a report Monday said....
03:32, 05/07/2019

Texas toddler lands in ICU after swallowing dad's watch battery A Texas mother is warning about the dangers of everyday household objects after her toddler required emergency surgery to remove a watch battery from her esophagus. ...
09:00, 04/30/2019

Texas settles lawsuit alleging voter intimidation Texas agreed to end an initiative that a Latino civil rights group said intimidated voters based on a false narrative of voter fraud, a settlement released Friday showed....
12:16, 04/29/2019

Officials warn of fish from some Texas bays after accident BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials have advised people not to fish or eat seafood from parts of some Houston-area bays as cleanup continues following last week’s tanker and barges accident and toxic leak. An official with the Texas De...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Charges filed after fire at Texas petrochemical facility Prosecutors have filed water pollution charges against a company that owns a Houston-area petrochemical storage facility where a large fire caused chemicals to flow into a nearby waterway....
15:32, 04/29/2019

The Pour: In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after...
18:16, 05/24/2019

‘Chick-fil-A’ bill reignites LGBT opposition in Texas AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signaled he’ll sign a contentious measure that Republicans call a defense of Chick-fil-A and religious freedom but was tearfully opposed by gay lawmakers. The Texas House gave final approval to th...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Retrial set for Texas teen charged with killing his parents A Texas teenager is set to be tried again on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of his mother and his father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M University before having a short NFL career        ...
11:48, 05/21/2019

Two hurt as small plane crashes into Texas home Two people were injured when the small plane in which they were flying crashed into a home in McKinney, Texas. A mother and her children who were inside the home were unharmed. (May 24)        ...
20:16, 05/24/2019

For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride After the Red Raiders lost to Virginia, many who had shared the ride were looking ahead. “We’re going to get it done by the time I graduate,” one freshman said....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Ducoff powers Texas A&M past Florida 8-7 in 10 winnings HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Jonathan Ducoff delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th and also had a three-run homer to lift Texas A&M to an 8-7 victory over Florida Tuesday in the opening game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Cam Blake dre...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Tornadoes touch down in Texas and Oklahoma as forecasters warn more could hit Tornadoes touched down on Monday in Texas and Oklahoma, where about 6 million people were facing the risk of twisters, hail and other severe weather, officials said....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Texas border agents say 5,500 migrants a day are illegally entering US Apprehensions have since soared 582 percent to levels not seen in almost two decades – and almost double what President Obama in 2014 called a “crisis.”...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Texas Rep. Hurd heads to NH, sparking 2024 speculation For Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, considered an up-and-comer in the GOP, parachuting into to the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state of New Hampshire sparks some speculation that the former CIA officer may have national designs in 2024....
15:32, 05/03/2019

Texas police: Similarities among attacks of transgender women Dallas police are investigating whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the past seven months, authorities said....
06:00, 05/22/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake in hearing NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is about to again take up the issue of whether and how states can cut off federal Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood. A federal district judge blocked Texas’ effort to stop Planned Parenthood fund...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate's death A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died....
15:32, 05/21/2019

South Texas tornadoes leave damage but no injuries LA GRANGE, Texas (AP) — Several tornadoes were reported across south central Texas, leaving damage in their wake but no reports of injuries as severe thunderstorms rumbled across the region. The National Weather Service says two tornadoes were report...
23:16, 05/03/2019

Texas officer charged with homicide for shooting black man A Texas grand jury indicted a suburban Dallas police officer Wednesday on a charge of criminally negligent homicide for fatally shooting a black man during a traffic stop last year....
17:00, 05/01/2019

In photos: The B-52s, Pitbull perform at Kaaboo Texas fest Musicians across genres perform at the inaugural KAABOO Texas festival from May 10 through May 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. The three-day festival included music, art, comedy acts and gourmet food....
10:16, 05/13/2019

Science Academy Pushes to Eject Members Found Guilty of Sexual Harassment A preliminary vote by the National Academy of Sciences was the latest move to address discrimination against women in historically male-dominated science fields....
15:32, 05/02/2019

Billionaire founder of opioid firm guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe drug John Kapoor, 75, also guilty of defrauding insurance companiesProsecutors say fentanyl drug Subsys fuelled opioid epidemicThe head of a leading drug manufacturer has been found guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe a dangerous painkiller to patients...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Folau guilty of 'high level' breach of code of conduct - Rugby Australia "Australia fullback Israel Folau has been adjudged to have committed a high-level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct with a social media post, Rugby Australia said on Tuesday."...
05:32, 05/07/2019

Wealthy California couple expected to plead guilty in college admissions scandal A California couple is expected to plead guilty to conspiracy charges in court for paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into college        ...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at court to plead guilty in U.S. college scandal Actress Felicity Huffman arrived at a federal courthouse in Boston on Monday to plead guilty to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used bribery and fraud to secure their chi...
11:32, 05/13/2019

Felicity Huffman returns to court May 13 to plead guilty in college admissions scam At her next court appearance on May 13, Huffman will plead guilty to mail fraud and honest services mail fraud for her role in the college admissions scam. A judge will then set a date for sentencing.        ...
10:32, 04/29/2019

Drug Firm Founder, Executives Convicted Guilty In Opioid Bribery Scheme The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the US opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of......
22:32, 05/02/2019