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Police: Man pepper-sprayed autistic man eating free cookiesA former security guard faces misdemeanor charges after allegedly pepper-spraying an autistic man who was eating free cookies at a Minnesota grocery store
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
FILE- In this July 25, 2014, file photo, traffic passes by Port Authority bus terminal in New York. A plan to build a new bus terminal in New York City is shifting focus to the facility’s existing site. Officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which owns and operates the Port Authority Bus Terminal, said at a board meeting Thursday, April 27, 2017, that a consultant will finish a study on the existing midtown Manhattan location by the end of July, to be considered by the board at its September meeting. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
New York bus terminal project shifts focus to existing siteA plan to build a new bus terminal in New York City is shifting focus to the facility's existing site
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
FILE - This March 25, 2017, file photo, shows a sign for the Department of Correction's Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Death-row inmate Kenneth Williams is scheduled to die at the prison unit Thursday, April 27, 2017, for the killing of a former deputy prison warden following an escape. If Williams is put to death, it would be the fourth execution for Arkansas since April 20. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel, File)
Arkansas prepares to wrap up aggressive execution scheduleThe last inmate set to die under Arkansas' compressed execution timetable is looking to state and federal courts in final bids to save his life
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
FILE - This March 25, 2017, file photo, shows a sign for the Department of Correction's Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Death-row inmate Kenneth Williams is scheduled to die at the prison unit Thursday, April 27, 2017, for the killing of a former deputy prison warden following an escape. If Williams is put to death, it would be the fourth execution for Arkansas since April 20. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel, File)
The Latest: US judge won't stop Arkansas executionA condemned Arkansas inmate has filed a last-minute request to stop his execution, saying that relatives of one of his victims were never notified of his clemency application
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
A glance at some of the recent executions around the globeA glance at some of the recent executions around the globe
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
Woman reported man was abused at home for mentally disabledThe former guardian of a legally blind Missouri man who police believe was found dead in a concrete-encased container says she once called an abuse hotline because she thought he was being mistreated at a home for the mentally disabled
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2016, file photo, Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos speaks at a news conference in Madison, Wisc. Republican lawmakers are pushing a plan to require the University of Wisconsin System to discipline students who disrupt speeches and presentations, and force campuses to remain neutral on public issues. "All across the nation and here at home, we've seen protesters trying to silence different viewpoints," Vos, one of the bill's chief sponsors said in a news release Thursday, April 27, 2017. "Free speech means free speech for everyone and not just for the person who speaks the loudest." (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File)
GOP bill would discipline hecklers at college speechesRepublican lawmakers are pushing a plan to require the University of Wisconsin System to discipline students who disrupt speeches and presentations, and force campuses to remain neutral on public issues
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
Police detain teen in fatal beating of 86-year-old womanCalifornia police say they have detained a teenager in the apparently random beating death of an 86-year-old woman on a morning walk around a high school track
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
The Latest: California authorities identify slain woman, 86Authorities have identified Fusako Petrus as the 86-year-old woman sexually assaulted and beaten to death while on a morning walk around a California high school track
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this April 18, 2017, photo, investigators stand by as debris is removed from a house that was destroyed in a deadly explosion in Firestone, Colo., on April 17. Anadarko Petroleum said Wednesday, April 26, that it operated a well about 200 feet (60 meters) from the house in the town of Firestone. The company didn't say whether the well was believed to be a factor in the explosion or whether it produced oil, gas or both. (Matthew Jonas/The Daily Times Call via AP)
Colorado: No sign yet of well leak in fatal home explosionColorado regulators say they have found no signs of natural gas leaks after a fatal explosion at a home near a gas well but they're still running tests
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this file photo taken Aug. 25, 2008, Waffle House Founders Joe Rogers Sr., left, and Tom Forkner Sr. pose at the company's museum located on the site of the first Waffle House in Avondale Estates, Ga. Forkner, who jumped from real estate to the restaurant business when he co-founded Waffle House in the 1950s, has died weeks after the death of his business partner who helped him create the famous Southern diner chain. Waffle House said in a statement that Forkner died Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at age 98. (Frank Niemeir/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
2nd Waffle House co-founder dies weeks after partner's deathThomas Francis Forkner Sr., who jumped from real estate to the restaurant business when he co-founded Waffle House in the 1950s, has died a month after the death of his business partner who helped him establish the famous Southern diner chain
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Utility workers repair power lines damaged by fallen trees along Stowers Road in Montgomery County, Ala., following morning storms on Thursday, April 27, 2017. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
Storms leave damage as they move across Deep SouthStorms moving through the Deep South have left damage in southeastern Alabama on the anniversary of a deadly tornado outbreak
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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