National News

Authorities: Man offered money to 'rape and murder' Alaskan

Jun 15, 2019

Authorities charge that an Indiana man implicated in the murder of an Alaska teenager had promised millions of dollars to the teens who killed her in exchange for images of the killing, the Anchorage Daily News reports

Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her

Jun 15, 2019

A woman says she was forced to leave her dream college in West Virginia because the school allowed the student she accused of rape to remain on campus even after he was convicted of battery

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana

Jun 15, 2019

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the drug

Service held for West Point cadet who died in training

Jun 15, 2019

A memorial service was held at West Point for a cadet who was killed during a training exercise

Swimmer missing from race down New York's Hudson River

Jun 15, 2019

Police are searching for a swimmer who went missing during a 120-mile multi-day race down New York's Hudson River

Protesters strip, get painted in Times Square

Jun 15, 2019

It was all part of what was billed as a protest against "divisiveness."

Off-duty LA cop discharged gun during deadly Costco shooting

Jun 15, 2019

An off-duty Los Angeles police officer discharged his firearm inside a Costco Wholesale in a shooting that left one dead

US border center scrutinized after teen found with preemie

Jun 15, 2019

A U.S. border patrol facility in Texas is under new scrutiny.

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Jun 15, 2019

Authorities say a plane blew tires while landing at Newark airport, sending it skidding across the runway before coming to a halt

Advocates: Emails show that census question discriminates

Jun 15, 2019

Voting rights activists argue newly discovered 2015 correspondence between a GOP redistricting expert and a current Census Bureau official bolster arguments that discrimination motivated efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 population survey

Iowa officials investigating death of man in police custody

Jun 15, 2019

He was pronounced dead shortly after being transported to a medical center.

Texas sheriff's sergeant dies after found with head injuries

Jun 15, 2019

Authorities say a Texas sheriff's sergeant who died shortly after being found in his car with a head injury had apparently suffered a medical emergency and wasn't shot, as deputies initially suspected

Police: Woman jabbed at Florida sea turtle nest with stick

Jun 15, 2019

She is facing a felony charge of molesting marine turtles or eggs.

The Latest: Texas sheriff's sergeant suffered medical crisis

Jun 15, 2019

Authorities say a Texas sheriff's sergeant who died after being found in his car suffered a medical emergency that caused him to fall and apparently strike his head

Census says more than 60% of US men are fathers

Jun 15, 2019

Just in time for Father's Day, the U.S. Census Bureau has released a new report showing more than 60 percent of the 121 million men in the U.S. are fathers