National News

Sheriff: Vest saves Florida officer shot serving a warrant

Sep 28, 2020

Officials say a veteran member of a SWAT team was shot multiple times while serving a warrant in north Florida, but his bullet-resistant vest saved his life

Three killed in Northern California wildfire; thousands flee

Sep 28, 2020

Northern California’s wine country was blanketed by fire again Monday as strong winds fanned flames in the already scorched region, destroying homes and prompting evacuation orders for more than 50,000 people

Texas grand jury: No action against killer of church shooter

Sep 28, 2020

He fatally shot an armed man who killed two at a Fort Worth-area church.

Investigators finish probe into Rayshard Brooks' shooting

Sep 28, 2020

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has completed its probe into the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks, more than three months after the Black man was fatally shot by a white officer outside a fast food restaurant in Atlanta

Man killed in dispute over line at Michigan haunted house

Sep 28, 2020

Police say a dispute over cutting in line led to a fatal shooting outside a popular haunted house in southeastern Michigan

Agency proposes protections for 2 Eastern US mussel species

Sep 28, 2020

Federal regulators are proposing to list as threatened two freshwater mussel species native to many eastern U.S. rivers and streams

Texas sheriff indicted after probe into Black man's death

Sep 28, 2020

A Texas sheriff has been indicted on charges accusing him of destroying or concealing video in an investigation into the death in custody of a Black man, Javier Ambler, that was filmed by a police reality TV series “Live PD.”

Commerce secretary says 2020 U.S. census will end Oct. 5, despite judge ordering it to continue to end of October

Sep 28, 2020

Commerce secretary says 2020 U.S. census will end Oct. 5, despite judge ordering it to continue to end of October

3 hurt when small plane crashes northwest of Austin, Texas

Sep 28, 2020

Texas authorities say three people were injured when their single-engine plane crashed in a wooded area northwest of Austin on Monday afternoon

Officer charged in Breonna Taylor case pleads not guilty

Sep 28, 2020

The lone Kentucky detective charged in connection with the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor has pleaded not guilty

Fire out at collapsed Hard Rock Hotel site in New Orleans

Sep 28, 2020

A fire that broke out amid the wreckage of a collapsed hotel construction project in New Orleans has been extinguished

Police: Man with machete smears blood on sorority house

Sep 28, 2020

A police department on a North Carolina college campus says a man armed with a machete smeared satanic messages in blood on a sorority house and on a vehicle belonging to a student living there

Woman pleads not guilty, denied bail over Trump ricin letter

Sep 28, 2020

A Canadian woman charged with threatening President Donald Trump's life by mailing a package containing ricin has been ordered held without bail

Man gets 30 years in 2nd sentencing for beheading plot

Sep 28, 2020

A man convicted of leading a plot to behead blogger Pamela Geller on behalf of the Islamic State group will serve even longer behind bars after he was sentenced for a second time Monday and ordered to 30 years in prison

Opposition team criticizes Enbridge plans for oil tunnel

Sep 28, 2020

Experts working on behalf of groups opposing a Great Lakes oil tunnel say plans for the project are badly flawed