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Longtime AP Alaska bureau chief Dean Fosdick dies at age 80

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Dean Fosdick, the journalist with The Associated Press who filed the news alert informing the world of the Exxon Valdez grounding and who directed AP’s coverage of what was th...

Breonna Taylor’s family, supporters sustain push for justice

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A square in downtown Louisville was engulfed with blue and silver balloons Sunday afternoon, as Breonna Taylor’s family, joined by demonstrators and organizers, gathered to hono...

Jurors in ex-officer's trial visit site of Taylor raid

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jurors hearing the case against the only person criminally charged in the raid that resulted in the death of Breonna Taylor stepped off a gold-colored sheriff’s bus Friday and w...

Jury to be finalized in Breonna Taylor-related shooting case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Lawyers in the trial of a former Kentucky police officer involved in the deadly narcotics raid that left Breonna Taylor dead will return to court Tuesday to finish an extended j...

Breonna Taylor case jury selection reaches end of 1st phase

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Lawyers wrapped up their individual questioning of potential jurors Friday in the trial of a former Kentucky police officer involved in the raid that left Breonna Taylor dead. ...

Jury selection moving swiftly in Breonna Taylor-related case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jury selection is moving swiftly in the trial of a former Kentucky police officer involved in the botched drug raid that left Breonna Taylor dead, despite concerns that intense ...

Taiwanese firefighter delivers own daughter with help from colleagues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When a woman suddenly went into labor on Saturday morning (Feb. 5) in Taichung, her firefighter husband had to deliver the baby using his emergency medical skills. Libe...

EXPLAINER: How are jurors chosen in the Breonna Taylor case?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jury selection began this week for the trial of a former Kentucky police officer who took part in a botched raid that left Breonna Taylor dead. Brett Hankison is charged with t...

Breonna Taylor case to resume after surgery, weather delays

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jury selection in the trial of a former Kentucky police officer involved in the deadly raid that killed Breonna Taylor is scheduled to resume after a week of delays. ...

Breonna Taylor case delayed again; inclement weather cited

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jury selection for the trial of an ex-police officer involved in the raid that killed Breonna Taylor has been delayed until next week because of inclement weather, a court offic...

Firefighter: Floyd 'needed help and wasn't getting it'

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — First it was a paramedic, testifying that the officers who restrained George Floyd didn't call in critical information as his ambulance rushed to the scene where Floyd would soo...

Oklahoma sixth-grader praised for heroism twice in one day

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma sixth-grader was honored by law enforcement and school officials for his heroic actions not just once, but twice in the same day. Earlier this mont...

9 takeaways from Kyle Rittenhouse trial closings

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Attorneys in Kyle Rittenhouse's murder trial sparred for the last time Monday during closing arguments, with prosecutors painting Rittenhouse as an inexperienced instigator and d...

EXPLAINER: Prosecutors play up Rittenhouse inexperience

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors trying to convict Kyle Rittenhouse of murder have been working to paint him as an inexperienced teenager who misrepresented his age and medical training to other armed...

Nebraska zoo says 200 people possibly exposed to rabid bat

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Roughly 200 people were possibly exposed to a rabid bat while staying overnight at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, the zoo said. The zoo and Nebraska healt...