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CHICAGO (AP) — The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in other attacks: What's the obligation of bystanders who see a crime unfolding? And why do they not intervene...
DETROIT (AP) — During Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's Senate confirmation hearings, one case came up repeatedly: A truck driver was fired for leaving his trailer of meat on the side of an Illinois road after breaking down on a frigid night in 2009, fearing he'd freeze to...
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii lawmaker who says she was pressured to give up her leadership post at the statehouse after criticizing President Donald Trump is leaving the Republican Party. Rep. Beth Fukumoto resigned from the GOP Wednesday because she says its members refuse to...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California is courting a "very significant risk" if a damaged spillway on the nation's tallest dam is not operational by the next rainy season, and the state's plan for the work leaves no time for any delays, a team of safety experts has warned in a report...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who interrupted a street fight between two teenagers in a video that has drawn millions of views and wide praise said Wednesday that he's saddened that his act of peacemaking isn't a more frequent occurrence. "I'm crying because, this...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana senators scrapped a proposal Wednesday that would've mandated time for public prayer during assemblies, sports competitions and other school events, amid questions about how such a policy would affect non-Christian students. The Senate Education and...
ROTHSCHILD, Wis. (AP) — A police officer and at least two other people were shot when a domestic dispute at a bank escalated into shootings at three locations in northern Wisconsin on Thursday, investigators said. The shootings happened at a bank, a law firm and an apartment...
ROTHSCHILD, Wis. (AP) — A police officer and at least two other people were shot when a domestic dispute at a bank escalated into shootings at three locations in northern Wisconsin on Thursday, investigators said. The shootings happened at a bank, a law firm and an apartment...
NEW YORK (AP) — A white U.S. Army veteran from Baltimore bent on making a racist attack took a bus to New York, the "media capital of the world," randomly picked out a black man who was collecting bottles on the street and killed him with a sword, police said Wednesday. James...
CHICAGO (AP) — Longtime Chicago Associated Press sports writer Joe Mooshil will be honored posthumously with the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday exhorted young girls to pursue...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference says it wants Arkansas lawmakers to exempt college sporting...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference says it wants Arkansas lawmakers to exempt college sporting...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman who used her neighbor's home to receive a fraudulent loan has been...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former suburban St. Louis mayor who has already served time in federal prison has pleaded...