National News

MORNING BRIEF: McCain set to cast crucial health care vote

Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., will return to the Senate on Tuesday, his office announced on Monday night. McCain, 80, has been home in Arizona following a brain tumor diagnosis.
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:29:00 GMT

Police mocked in fake street signs illegally installed in Twin Cities

As public fallout over the fatal police shooting of Justine Damond continues, an apparent protest surfaced on the streets of Minniapolis and St. Paul when at least two street signs mocking the local police force were illegally posted.
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 05:18:00 GMT

Oklahoma school district reportedly pays $125,000 to family after teacher had sex with student

An Oklahoma school district reportedly settled a lawsuit over a 31-year-old English teacher who had sex with an eight-grade student.
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT

San Antonio trailer deaths: What we know

A tenth victim found inside a stifling tractor-trailer that was discovered packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio, Texas died overnight, federal prosecutors said Monday.
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 02:15:00 GMT

'Peter Boy' case: Father of Hawaii boy missing since 1997 is sentenced for manslaughter

The father of a 6-year-old Hawaii boy who disappeared two decades ago was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for manslaughter, fulfilling a deal with prosecutors that required him to reveal the location of his son's body.
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:45:00 GMT

New York kayak killer pleads guilty to homicide in fiance's death

​A woman accused of intentionally drowning her fiance in the Hudson River ​by tampering with his kayak ​in a plot to collect on his life insurance ​has dodged murder ​and manslaughter ​raps — pleading guilty Monday to the lesser charge of criminally negligent homicide.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:51:00 GMT

Detroit-area councilman's son charged in murder of suspected drug dealer

The son of a Detroit councilman was charged on Monday after he allegedly shot and killed a suspected drug dealer at a home over the weekend, police said.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:45:00 GMT

US preps next missile test, from Alaskan island

The U.S. is set to conduct another missile defense test this weekend, with the latest exercise based on a remote Alaskan island and coming amid the growing ballistic missile threat from North Korea.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:00:00 GMT

2 dead, 6 injured after car plows into crowd outside South Dakota rehab center

Two people were killed and eight others were injured Monday after a vehicle plowed into a crowd of pedestrians before slamming into a building in South Dakota, police said.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:45:00 GMT

New Hampshire signs ask residents to give cash to charities, not panhandlers

New signs in Manchester, N.H. are asking people to stop giving money to panhandlers.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:14:00 GMT

10-year-old boy dies after he is shot by brother, 13

St. Louis police say a 10-year-old boy who died after being shot in the head was killed accidentally by his 13-year-old brother.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:56:00 GMT

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