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Penalty phase in Jewish site shootings trial to continue

1 hour 38 min ago

Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., right, asks questions before the jury is brought in during the penalty phase of his murder trial, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at the Johnson County Courthouse in Olathe, Kan. Jurors, who convicted the white supremacist on Monday of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City in August 2014, will begin hearing more evidence Tuesday before deciding whether to recommend a death sentence. (Allison Long/The Kansas City Star via AP, Pool)OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An anti-Semite convicted of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City plans to call more witnesses to explain his actions to a jury that will decide if he should be sentenced to death.


Pittsburgh man jailed in toddler stepson's fatal shooting

1 hour 43 min ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a man jailed in the fatal shooting of his toddler stepson gave differing accounts of the shooting.

The Latest on Gray hearing: Deputies, reporters gather

1 hour 46 min ago
BALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spine injury in custody (all times local).

Blue Bell resumes production at Oklahoma facility

1 hour 46 min ago
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — Blue Bell Creameries has resumed operations at a northwestern Oklahoma facility a day after the company's products returned to the shelves at select locations in Texas and Alabama.

Kerry in Philadelphia to address nuclear deal with Iran

1 hour 51 min ago

Kerry in Philadelphia to address nuclear deal with IranSecretary of State John Kerry is set to deliver what is being billed as a major policy speech on the Iran nuclear agreement in Philadelphia Wednesday.


Wills of millions of Americans now available online

2 hours 6 min ago

This undated public document from Massachusetts probate records provided by ancestry.com, shows a portion of Daniel Webster's will. A three-year digitization project by the genealogical research firm will make available online, starting Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, wills and probate records of about 100 million Americans from the Colonial era to the beginning of the 21st century. (Massachusetts Probate Records/ancestry.com via AP)BOSTON (AP) — Paul Revere left all his household furniture to an unmarried daughter.


Los Angeles back from dead as US candidate for 2024 Olympics

2 hours 8 min ago

Councilman Joe Buscaino, left, with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, center, and Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson celebrate after a city council vote in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Tuesday for Garcetti to strike agreements for a 2024 Olympics bid, putting the city on the verge of becoming the U.S. contender after Boston's awkward collapse. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games — a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the running.


New York reaches deal with Cooper Union, plaintiffs

2 hours 9 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general has reached an agreement that would end a suit against Cooper Union and create an independent monitor into the financial management of the engineering and architecture school.

Prosecutors: 2 day care ex-workers instigated kids' fights

2 hours 13 min ago

 2 day care ex-workers instigated kids' fightsTwo former New Jersey day care workers are accused of instigating fights among children in their care.


NJ Daycare workers charged in playground fight club

2 hours 16 min ago

 2 day care ex-workers instigated kids' fightsTwo former daycare workers in North Jersey are charged with forcing children into a so-called "fight club" on the school playground.


NYC council speaker endorses Hillary Clinton for president

2 hours 19 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a liberal who is becoming a national voice on issues such as immigration, has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president.

Hunt for 3 suspects in Illinois officer's death continues

2 hours 21 min ago

Police search from a helicopter for suspects in the shooting of a police officer, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 in Fox Lake, Ill. Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men. Police with helicopters, dogs and armed with rifles are conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois for the individuals believed to be involved in the death of the three-decade member of the department and a father of four sons. (AP Photo/Michael Schmidt)FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Law enforcement officers prepared early Wednesday to resume the intensive hunt for three suspects in the fatal shooting of a popular veteran police officer in a small northern Illinois community.


1 dead in double shooting in West Philadelphia

2 hours 45 min ago

1 dead in double shooting in West PhiladelphiaOne man is dead and another is hospitalized after a shooting in West Philadelphia.


Man shot dead inside car in Chester

2 hours 46 min ago

Man shot dead inside car in ChesterPolice say a man was shot and killed while sitting in his car in Chester, Pennsylvania.


Montco DA: Woman used man's cancer in scam

2 hours 47 min ago

 Woman used man's cancer in scamTraci Small Kratzer has been charged with felony theft, theft by deception, theft by failure to make required disposition of funds and related charges.


Former pro wrestling star Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka charged in girlfriend's 1983 Lehigh County death

2 hours 50 min ago

Former pro wrestling star Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka charged in girlfriend's 1983 Lehigh County deathFormer professional wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka has been charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend in Lehigh County more than three decades ago.


Chester-Upland teachers return to classrooms without pay

2 hours 57 min ago

Chester-Upland teachers return to classrooms without payIt was back to school Wednesday for students and teachers in a distressed school district in Delaware County, where the financial burdens are so bad, teachers have agreed to work without pay.


Clerk in gay marriage fight once unlikely to wage moral war

2 hours 58 min ago

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis listens to a customer following her office's refusal to issue marriage licenses at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Although her appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court was denied, Davis still refuses to issue marriage licenses. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace.


3 family members killed in Monmouth Co. blaze

3 hours 18 min ago

3 family members killed in Monmouth Co. blaze"Police tried to get in, but the house was fully involved," said Long Branch Public Safety Director Jason Roebuck.


Chester-Upland teachers return to classrooms without pay

3 hours 35 min ago

Chester-Upland teachers return to classrooms without payIt was back to school Wednesday for students and teachers in a distressed school district in Delaware County, where the financial burdens are so bad, teachers have agreed to work without pay.