Man wanted for placing explosives near school arrested

Police in North Carolina have arrested a man after investigators found a homemade explosive in an abandoned vehicle near a high school
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Order denied in high school group's suit over game result

A Cook County judge has denied an emergency order sought by a Chicago high school alumni group that claims a parent of an opposing player wore a referee uniform
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Parent allegedly wore referee uniform, swayed football game

Parents of players on a Chicago high school football team have filed a lawsuit, claiming a parent of an opposing player wore a referee uniform and influenced th
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Texas deputy shot in face during standoff out of hospital

A Texas deputy who investigators say was shot in the face by a suspect while trying to serve a warrant on a convicted sex offender has been discharged from an A
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Deputy shot in Texas; suspect arrested after standoff

Texas sheriff's deputy shot and critically wounded after an attempt to serve a man with an arrest warrant ended in gunfire and a three-hour standoff; the suspec
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2-year-old dies from injuries; northeast Missouri man jailed

A northeast Missouri man already charged with child abuse for allegedly beating a 2-year-old girl could have the charge upgraded now that the child has died
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AP News Guide: Wyoming primary election

Plenty of room for surprise when Wyoming voters choose from a crowded field of gubernatorial candidates and decide whether to oust a U.S. senator
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Iowa river traffic relies on aging lock and dam system

The lock-and-dam structures in Dubuque, Bellevue and Guttenberg, Iowa, were completed in the late 1930s
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Shooting of neighbor brings murder charges against officer

White Dallas officer charged with murder in fatal shooting of black neighbor
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3 dead, 8 injured after fleeing truck rollover in California

U.S. Border Patrol agents who tried to pull over a pickup truck they suspected had crossed into the country illegally deployed a tire-flattening device after th
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They're back! Bama vs Georgia in rematch of January classic

They're back! Alabama faces Georgia for the SEC title, trip to College Football Playoff in a rematch of their national championship classic from 11 months ago
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US Army sergeant gets life without parole for slaying wife

A U.S. Army sergeant has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his soldier wife in 2015
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White officer charged with murder in death of black neighbor

White Dallas officer charged with murder in fatal shooting of black neighbor
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US to cut troops along Mexico border but extend deployment

The U.S. plans to cut the number of active-duty troops along the border with Mexico but extend the deployment for another 45 days
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2 hospitalized after suspicious package opened at Austin IRS

Two people were hospitalized after a package containing a suspicious substance was delivered to the offices of the IRS in Texas' capital
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White officer indicted for murder in killing of black man

Dallas County court records show that a white former Dallas police officer has been indicted on a murder charge for the killing of her black unarmed neighbor wh
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Omaha archdiocese: 38 clergy accused of sex abuse since '78

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha has released a list of 38 priests and other clergy members who have been credibly accused of sexual misconduct
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US to keep about 4,000 troops at border through January

U.S. officials say the number of active-duty troops at the southern border will drop from 5,600 to about 4,000, and their deployment will extend through the end
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Cowboys have reason to think big after ending Saints' streak

Young Cowboys have reason to think bigger after ending Saints' 10-game winning streak
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O'Rourke gets New Hampshire invite as 2020 buzz grows

Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke has been invited to New Hampshire following previous invitations to Iowa as his national profile continues to rise after his narro
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Beltre 'completely happy' with retirement after 21 seasons

Adrian Beltre went into this offseason pretty sure he had played his last game after 21 big league seasons
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UNC hires Bly, Brewster, Cross; retains Thigpen on staff

New North Carolina coach Mack Brown is adding former Tar Heels and NFL cornerback Dre' Bly, Tim Brewster and Tim Cross to his staff
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The Latest: Senate chairman says Cohen plea sends message

The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says the guilty plea from President Donald Trump's former lawyer sends a message that "if you lie to us, we're
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Pitt undaunted by many doubters in ACC title game vs Clemson

Pitt, with many doubting its chances against Clemson, has heard all this disrespect before
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