National News

Florida man charged with making racist threats asks for bond

Sep 23, 2019

Daniel McMahon was scheduled to appear at a detention hearing Monday.

Lawsuit calls for full public view of executions in Virginia

Sep 23, 2019

Four news organizations have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the Virginia Department of Corrections is violating the First Amendment by limiting the public's access to executions

PG&E eyes power cuts in parts of California amid fire danger

Sep 23, 2019

Pacific Gas & Electric is considering cutting power to try to head off wildfires sparked by electrical equipment, as fall brings back dangerous fire conditions that led to the deadliest and most destructive blazes in California history

Judge tosses lawsuit challenging Md. conversion therapy ban

Sep 23, 2019

A federal judge has thrown out a psychotherapist's lawsuit challenging Maryland's ban on treating minors with conversion therapy, the practice of trying to change a client's homosexual orientation

Army redacts report on Texas training that killed 9

Sep 23, 2019

The U.S. Army is not publicly releasing its full investigation into a 2016 training accident at a Texas military post that left nine dead

Businessman redirects millions from Ole Miss to nonprofit

Sep 23, 2019

A businessman is pulling his $5.3 million donation, plus interest, from the University of Mississippi and giving the money to a nonprofit group that does community work and owns the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Mayor wants to skip next court date on pot extortion charges

Sep 23, 2019

A Massachusetts mayor facing charges of extorting hundreds of thousands of dollars from marijuana companies is seeking to skip his next court date

Trump says meeting with Kim Jong Un "could happen soon"

Sep 23, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump says another meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "could happen soon"

5 shot, wounded at Kansas City area swingers club

Sep 23, 2019

Authorities say at least five people were shot and wounded at a swingers club near Kansas City

The Latest: Attorneys spar over ex-officer's phone messages

Sep 23, 2019

Opening statements are set to begin in the murder trial of a white former police officer accused of shooting her black neighbor in his apartment

Vegas boy, 9, takes mom's car for drive while she showers

Sep 23, 2019

Las Vegas police say a 9-year-old boy took his mother's car out for a joy ride while she was in the shower

Nazi symbols found painted on synagogue in northern Michigan

Sep 23, 2019

Officials say graffiti that included Nazi symbols was found spray painted on a synagogue in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Investment banker convicted anew in insider trading case

Sep 23, 2019

An investment banker whose insider trading conviction was overturned by an appeals court has been convicted again at a second trial

Latin America and US consider sanctions against Venezuela

Sep 23, 2019

The United States and more than a dozen Latin American countries meet to consider multilateral sanctions against Venezuela

Fire guts building at Detroit's outdoor art project

Sep 23, 2019

Fire has destroyed a building that is part of Detroit's popular outdoor art project known as the Heidelberg Project