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Major winter storm: South braces for big blast of snow, ice

ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasts of snow and ice as far south as Georgia have put a big part of the Southeast on an emergency preparedness footing as shoppers scoured store shelves for storm supplies and crew...

South prepares for weekend threat of debilitating snow, ice

ATLANTA (AP) — Weather forecasters' predictions of debilitating snow and ice as far south as Georgia sent parts of the region into a tizzy Friday with shoppers scouring store shelves for storm supplie...

Maryland senior housing shooting kills 2; suspect held

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Two staff members were fatally shot Friday at a Maryland apartment complex for seniors just outside of Washington, D.C., and a suspect was taken into custody, police said. ...

2 Baltimore officers on US task force shot, suspect killed

WOODLAWN, Md. (AP) — Two Baltimore city police detectives were shot and a homicide suspect was killed as a U.S. Marshals’ task force attempted to serve a warrant outside a shopping mall Tuesday mornin...

Sheriff: Motive unclear for Maryland shooter who killed 3

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Law enforcement officials said Friday they might never know the motive for a female shooter's violent rampage that killed three people and wounded three at a sprawling Maryland wa...

4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Workers say they endured horrifying moments of wild gunfire and terror as a woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland fired on colleagues with a handgun, ...

Burundi robotics teens may have 'self-initiated' vanishing

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Organizers of an international robotics competition in the U.S. capital believe the disappearance of six teens from Burundi may have been "self-initiated." As the ...

The Latest: Congressional women's team hits practice field

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (all times local): 7:45 a.m. A congressional women's softball team has hit th...

Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The business of the House was resuming a day after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game, critically wounding Hous...

Doctor arrested at Trump hotel on gun charges due in court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tip received by police was vague, but potentially dire: a Pennsylvania physician was on his way to the nation's capital with a carload of weapons, planning to visit the president...

No motive in Delaware trooper's fatal shooting, standoff

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — About 20 hours after he fatally shot a state trooper, a Delaware man was shot to death after an overnight standoff with police, but authorities haven't given a motive for his a...

Police: Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after barricade

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting a Delaware state trooper has been shot and killed by officers after an overnight standoff, state police said Thursday. The...

How city police departments with consent decrees are faring

Fourteen police departments big and small are working under reform agreements with the U.S. Department of Justice. The agreements known as consent decrees force police officials and ...

Trump's Muslim rhetoric key issue in travel ban rulings

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal law gives the president broad authority over immigration. Jimmy Carter used it to deny some Iranians entry to the U.S. during the hostage crisis, Ronald Reagan to bar Cubans who...

Friend: Livestreaming gamer 'in rough shape' before death

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who died at home while playing a 24-hour video game marathon was part of an online livestreaming community where members sometimes go to extremes to build the...