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  • Immigrants, poor fish for their dinner, unaware of mercury
    Associated Press | July 29, 2015 12:52 am
    It's midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay's feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River.
  • A look at cases where kids are accused of killing kids
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 11:48 pm
  • Boy who lost hands to infection gets double-hand transplant
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 11:40 pm
    An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said Tuesday.
  • Appeals court: Kansas abortion opponent must stand trial
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 11:36 pm
    A federal appeals court has ruled a Kansas abortion opponent must stand trial over a letter she sent to a Wichita doctor saying someone might place an explosive under the doctor's car.
  • Authorities seek cause of tree fall that injured 8 children
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 11:28 pm
    It was another sunny and hot day in the fourth year of a severe, unrelenting drought when dozens of children who had just spent the day splashing and playing at a "Water Wonders Camp" heard a loud crack and saw a giant pine tree hurtling toward them.
  • Killing of girl by teen neighbor stuns artist community
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 11:20 pm
    A close-knit community of artists in Northern California grieved the death of an 8-year-old girl whose body was found in a trash bin at their housing complex and expressed shock that one of their own -- a teenage boy -- has been arrested in her death.
  • New video shows more of Sandra Bland's time in Texas jail
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 11:16 pm
    Texas authorities released additional footage from Sandra Bland's three days in jail, saying they wanted to dispel rumors that she was dead before arriving.
  • Dispatcher tells 911 caller, 'deal with it yourself'
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 10:24 pm
    An Albuquerque firefighter has resigned from the city's dispatch center after telling a 911 caller who was trying to keep alive a gunshot victim to "deal with it yourself."
  • Jail releases more footage of Sandra Bland before her death
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 10:12 pm
    Texas authorities on Tuesday released several hours of footage showing Sandra Bland during her three days in jail, saying they wanted to dispel rumors that she was dead before arriving there.
  • New York prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 9:44 pm
    A prison worker who was "in over her head" with two inmates convicted of murder tearfully pleaded guilty Tuesday to helping them escape as new details emerged of her relationship with the men that included performing a sex act and sending naked photos.
  • New York prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 9:32 pm
    A prison worker who was "in over her head" with two inmates convicted of murder tearfully pleaded guilty Tuesday to helping them escape as new details emerged of her relationship with the men that included performing a sex act and sending naked photos.
  • Baby giraffe dies at Dallas Zoo in accident
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 8:52 pm
    A baby giraffe whose birth at the Dallas Zoo was viewed live on the Internet worldwide has died in an accident.
  • Magnitude-6.3 quake felt by some in Anchorage, Kodiak
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 8:48 pm
    A magnitude-6.3 earthquake has shaken southern Alaska and was felt by some people in Anchorage and Kodiak.
  • Fallin: Daughter's trailer at governor's mansion must go
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 8:44 pm
    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin said Tuesday she was trying to be a good mother when she let her daughter park a "nice trailer" on the grounds of the governor's mansion, but that the vehicle runs afoul of an obscure state regulation and Christina Fallin must move the home on wheels.
  • 8 children hurt, 2 critical, by falling tree in California
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 8:12 pm
    A huge, ancient pine tree uprooted and fell onto kids at a summer day camp Tuesday, injuring eight children, two of them critically, fire officials said.