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    Trucker arrested for California bus crash that killed 13

    INDIO, Calif. (AP) — A trucker charged with killing 13 people after a Southern California tour bus rear-ended his big-rig on a freeway last year was arrested Thursday in Georgia. Bruce Guilford, 51, of Georgia was taken into custody by a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force, the Riverside County district attorney’s office announced. A […]
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    Ryan jabs Trump in comedy routine for NY elite

    NEW YORK (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan poked fun at himself, the Senate’s top Democrat and even the Catholic church on Thursday night. But the top target of the speaker’s ribbing, as he faced hundreds of New York’s elite at a charity dinner that celebrates irreverence, was President Donald Trump himself. Ryan quickly reminded […]
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    Organizer of Castile fundraiser has plans for nonprofit

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The organizer of a fundraising campaign in honor of Philando Castile has plans to make it a self-sustaining nonprofit to help feed children. Castile was an elementary school cafeteria supervisor who was fatally shot by a police officer last year in suburban St. Paul, Minnesota. Philando Feeds the Children has […]
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    10 Things to Know for Friday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. CHIEF OF STAFF COMES TO TRUMP’S DEFENSE John Kelly accuses a Democratic congresswoman of politicizing what he calls a “sacred” presidential effort to console the grieving loved ones of a slain soldier. 2. US ASSESSES THREAT FROM […]
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    Judge won’t throw out ruling explaining Arpaio’s conviction

    PHOENIX (AP) — The judge in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s now-pardoned criminal case has refused the retired lawman’s request to throw out all rulings in the case, including a blistering decision that explained her reasoning in finding him guilty of a crime. The request denied Thursday by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton was aimed at […]
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    The Latest: Obama speaks at Virginia Democratic rally

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on former President Barack Obama campaigning for Democrats running for governor in New Jersey and Virginia (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Former President Barack Obama is rallying supporters of Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate and expressing frustration about the current state of political discourse. Obama told Virginia voters Thursday evening […]
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    Judge orders hotel to secure evidence in Las Vegas massacre

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas resort from which a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been ordered to preserve photos, surveillance video and gambling records of the shooter and notes by investigators. A Clark County District Court spokeswoman said Judge Mark Denton on Thursday approved a temporary order […]
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    Sheriff: Smoke inhalation killed Texas woman, 5 children

    SILSBEE, Texas (AP) — Autopsy results show that a woman and her five children died from smoke inhalation in a Southeast Texas house fire. Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis disclosed the results in a statement Thursday. Thirty-one-year-old Ashley Pickering and her children — 3-year-old son Camden, 4-year-old twin sons Cash and Cavence, 6-year-old daughter Serenity […]
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    Deputies: Explosive devices found during child porn raid

    DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they found three explosive devices and other weapons during a child porn raid at a Florida home. A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office news release says 24-year-old Randall Drake was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of unlawfully making, possessing or attempting to make a destructive device. Authorities say […]
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    Oroville Dam repair costs will top $500 million

    OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The costs to repair the nation’s tallest dam after a nearly catastrophic failure of the spillways will top $500 million, nearly double the original estimate of $275 million, a California Department of Water Resources official said Thursday. The $500 million figure reflects only the work by the main construction contractor, Kiewit […]