Police say teen who searched for missing pal was his killer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 16-year-old who was part of a search party looking for a missing high school sports star led the group to discover the boy's body but investigators suspect he was the person who f...

Package bomber set to be executed for judge's 1989 murder

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A package bomber convicted in a wave of terror across the South is scheduled to be executed in Alabama, nearly 30 years after authorities said he killed a federal judge with a ...

The Latest: Police: Suspect led search party to teen's body

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the death of a 17-year-old in a Los Angeles suburb (all times local): 1 p.m. Los Angeles authorities say a 16-year-old fatally stab...

Police: Couple killed man, burned body in front of kids

HANFORD, Calif. (AP) — A couple arrested in central California in the torture and killing of a 70-year-old Vietnam War veteran made their children watch as they burned the man's body, authorities said...

The Latest: Suspect in Vegas picnic gunfire used getaway car

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a former casino dealer accused of a deadly shooting at a company picnic (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Authorities say a...

Defense pushes to dismiss charges in school shooting plot

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A judge is now open to considering a request to dismiss felony charges — including attempted aggravated murder — against a Vermont teen accused of planning to shoot up his forme...

Anti-abortion politicians push efforts to prosecute women

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of midterm elections as a rush of officials in Republican-dominant states push legislation that would punish both doctors and patients,...

Police: Utah parents planned murder-suicide that killed kids

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police documents say a couple who recently moved from Switzerland to Utah planned a murder-suicide that left their family of four dead, buying sleeping pills and researching shoo...

Alleged East Coast leader of MS-13 facing New York charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Drug Enforcement Administration agents have brought the alleged East Coast crime boss of the notorious street gang MS-13 to New York to face murder conspiracy and drug-trafficking char...

Woman faces upgraded charges in Missouri officer's death

CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman accused of dealing drugs from a home where an ex-convict fatally shot one police officer and wounded two others is now charged with first-degree murder and, if con...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 19, the 109th day of 2018. There are 256 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 1...

3 former US Army soldiers convicted in contract killing

NEW YORK (AP) — A former U.S. Army sniper and two other ex-soldiers have been convicted in New York for the contract killing of a woman in the Philippines. A federal jury on Wednesda...

Real-life 'gladiator' salutes 'Scandal,' show she inspired

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olivia Pope's journey comes to an end Thursday on "Scandal," but real-life Washington power players and others remain in need of a determined "gladiator" to rescue them from crises....

Court rejects Alabama death row inmate's appeal

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a death row inmate's argument that he must serve out his federal sentence before Alabama can put him to death for the 1989 killing of a fed...

The Latest: 2 slain kids' father cries as nanny is convicted

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a nanny convicted of stabbing two children to death in their home (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A nanny convicted of murder for stabbin...