HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist lie" about President Barack…
Monday, September 26, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different visions for America…
Saturday, September 24, 2016
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte police released dramatic video Saturday that shows officers with guns drawn surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles and falls. It's unclear if there was anything in …
Saturday, September 24, 2016
BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — The suspect in a shooting at a Washington state mall that left five dead is in custody, authorities said Saturday.
Friday, September 23, 2016
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Video of a deadly encounter between Charlotte police and a black man shows his wife repeatedly telling officers he is not armed and pleading with them not to shoot as they shout commands to drop a gun.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Computer hackers swiped personal information from at least 500 million Yahoo accounts in what is believed to be the biggest digital break-in at an email provider.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
TULSA, Okla. — Prosecutors in Tulsa, Oklahoma, charged a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man on a city street with first-degree manslaughter Thursday.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Violent protesters rampaged through parts of downtown Charlotte as anger continued to build over the deadly police shooting of a black man and the wildly different stories about what happened from authorities and the victim'…
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Blue Bell Creameries recalled select flavors of ice cream distributed across the South after finding chocolate chip cookie dough from a third-party supplier for use as an ingredient was potentially contaminated with listeria,…
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police officers gave a black man multiple warnings to drop a handgun before one of the officers opened fire and killed him, Charlotte's police chief said Wednesday, hours after protesters and police clashed in unrest that sa…
Monday, September 19, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — An Afghan immigrant wanted for questioning in the bombings that rocked a New York City neighborhood and a New Jersey shore town was captured Monday after being wounded in a shootout with police that erupted when he was discovered a…
Sunday, September 18, 2016
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A man in a private security uniform stabbed nine people at a Minnesota shopping mall, reportedly asking one victim if he or she was Muslim before an off-duty police officer shot and killed him in an attack the Islamic State…
Saturday, September 17, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators scrambled to find out who planted a bomb that rocked a bustling New York City neighborhood and why Sunday, scouring shrapnel, forensic traces and surveillance video for any link to an unexploded pressure-cooker device…
Thursday, September 08, 2016
BAY ST. LOUIS — Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam said Bay St. Louis Police Chief Mike De Nardo was being relieved of his duties as police chief before he fatally shot himself in the chest on Thursday.
Friday, September 02, 2016
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It was another year of too much jambalaya and crawfish pie for Louisianans, with new government data showing they remain the nation's fattest.
CARRABELLE, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Hermine made landfall in Florida's Big Bend area early Friday as the first hurricane to hit the state in more than a decade, bringing soaking rain, high winds and thousands of power outages. Injuries were reported…
Friday, August 26, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.
DURANT, Miss. (AP) — In the rural Mississippi community they served, two nuns found slain in their home "would do anything for anybody," friends said.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The earthquake — which had a magnitude of at least 6 and struck at 0136 GMT — was felt as far away as Rome, which lies about 90 miles southwest of the epicenter, which lay at a depth of 2.6 miles in a wooded area in the province of Rieti.
AMATRICE, Italy — Rescue workers battled against time to find survivors from an earthquake that struck central Italy before dawn Wednesday, as the death toll reached 73 according to a preliminary tally from the Civil Protection Department.
Friday, July 29, 2016
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A traffic stop led to a gunbattle that killed an anti-gang police officer and seriously wounded another, authorities said Friday. A suspect was shot and taken into custody while authorities searched for others who may have been involved.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump's ability to…
Monday, July 25, 2016
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two teens dead and at least 17 other people wounded, officials said Monday.
Friday, July 22, 2016
ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Declaring America in crisis, Donald Trump pledged to cheering Republicans and still-skeptical voters Thursday night that as president he will restore the safety they fear they're losing, strictly curb immigration and save the nati…
Thursday, July 21, 2016
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida police officer shot and wounded an autistic man's black caretaker, authorities said, in an incident captured on cellphone video that shows the caretaker lying down with his arms raised before being shot.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump abruptly postponed plans to announce his vice presidential pick following a day of rampant speculation, citing the "horrible attack" in Nice, France, that left scores dead.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Sunday, June 26, 2016
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pat Summitt's family said Sunday that the last few days have been difficult for the former Tennessee women's basketball coach as her Alzheimer's disease progresses.
Saturday, June 25, 2016
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Family members say the cousin of Ben Simmons, who was picked first by the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA draft, has died after being struck by a car in a New Jersey neighborhood.Twenty-one-year-old Zachary Simmons died after be…
Friday, June 24, 2016
LONDON (AP) — Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, toppling the prime minister Friday, sending global markets plunging and shattering the stability of a project in continental unity designed half…
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Georgetown University plans a wide-ranging effort to make amends for the school’s 1838 sale of 272 slaves to a Louisiana plantation, President John J. DeGioia told The Washington Post on Wednesday.
Though Mike the Tiger has shown improvement since his treatment for cancer, irritation from a radiation burn has caused him to rub hair off his face, according to the live mascot’s Facebook page.The burn, similar to a sunburn, has caused Mike to r…
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the limited use of affirmative action by colleges and universities that seek to enroll more minority students.
Two northeast Louisiana sheriff’s deputies were in stable condition Thursday after being shot while serving arrest warrants, and a suspect was arrested after being flushed out of a house with tear gas, the sheriff said.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers are nearing the end of a special session aimed at raising more money for next year's budget through tax changes. Here's a look at bills that passed and those that failed to win support:
Monday, June 20, 2016
MONROE, La. (AP) — The district attorney's office has decided not to prosecute Alabama offensive lineman Cam Robinson and reserve defensive back Laurence "Hootie" Jones on drug and weapons charges.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Senate rejected rival plans to bolster the federal background check system and moved toward blocking other proposed curbs on guns Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando’s mass shooting intensified pressure on la…
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando gunman Omar Mateen spoke in Arabic to a 911 dispatcher, identified himself an Islamic soldier and demanded to a crisis negotiator that the U.S. "stop bombing Syria and Iraq," according to transcripts released by the FB…
Friday, June 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — About 200 people showed up Friday to help celebrate a Louisiana honors student and standout athlete who was blocked from participating in his graduation ceremony last month because of facial hair.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Much of south Louisiana is under a heat advisory through Friday night, according to the National Weather Service.The advisory, which includes the Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas, remains in effect until 7 p.m. Friday. Temperatures will reach low…