Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial

Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial

Jury selection in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial concluded Friday after an arduous two-week process, setting the stage for testimony to begin in the next week.

ICE leader blames 'sanctuary' policies for NYC killing

ICE leader blames 'sanctuary' policies for NYC killing

The country's top immigration official says New York City's so-called sanctuary policies are to blame for the sexual assault and killing this month of a 92-year-old woman in Queens.

Chicago flights halted; plane slides off Kansas City taxiway

Chicago flights halted; plane slides off Kansas City taxiway

Authorities say a plane has slid off the taxiway at Kansas City International Airport due to icy conditions as a sprawling winter storm hits large sections of the Midwest and beyond.

Police: Medical issue led to Starbucks crash in Illinois

Police: Medical issue led to Starbucks crash in Illinois

Police say the driver of a pickup truck had a “medical emergency” before slamming into an Illinois Starbucks.

Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost $9.8M

Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost $9.8M

Ohio State University says the investigation and related lawsuits about alleged sexual abuse decades ago by a team doctor have cost nearly $10 million so far.

What you need to know before 2020 Census starts in Alaska

What you need to know before 2020 Census starts in Alaska

The 2020 Census will begin next week in rural Alaska.

Members of Congress visit Navy shipbuilder amid talk of cuts

Members of Congress visit Navy shipbuilder amid talk of cuts

The chairman and ranking Republican on a House Armed Services subcommittee have paid a visit to Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works in Maine.

Virginia's highest court upholds weapons ban at gun rally

Virginia's highest court upholds weapons ban at gun rally

A gun-rights group wants the Virginia Supreme Court to block a ban on firearms at their Monday rally at the state Capitol.

Ex-US Rep. Collins gets over 2 years in insider trading case

Ex-US Rep. Collins gets over 2 years in insider trading case

A judge must decide the fate of former U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins after his lawyers and prosecutors disagreed over how he should be punished for conspiring in an insider trading scheme.

California teachers sue after jetliner dumps fuel on schools

California teachers sue after jetliner dumps fuel on schools

Four teachers from a Los Angeles-area school sued Delta Air Lines, saying they were exposed to jet fuel when a plane with engine trouble dumped its fuel over a densely populated area while making an emergency return to the airport.

US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness

US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness

U.S. health officials have announced they will begin screening airline passengers from central China for a new virus that is making people sick.

Navy to name aircraft carrier for Pearl Harbor hero Miller

Navy to name aircraft carrier for Pearl Harbor hero Miller

The U.S. Navy is expected to honor a World War II hero when a new aircraft carrier is named for Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller.

4 killed, 1 injured in family shooting in Utah suburb

4 killed, 1 injured in family shooting in Utah suburb

Four people were killed and one injured in a shooting in a Salt Lake City suburb.

Man who is Indiana's oldest state employee retiring at 102

Man who is Indiana's oldest state employee retiring at 102

A 102-year-old man who is Indiana's oldest state employee is retiring after nearly six decades on the job, saying that “your body tells you when it's time to go.

Theories persist about mystery drones seen in rural region

Theories persist about mystery drones seen in rural region

Authorities say an investigation into reports of large drones flying in groups after dark since November has confirmed nothing unusual or criminal.

Fever chart: Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s

Fever chart: Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s

Two U.S. agencies say the decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record.

Astronaut completes spacewalk without helmet camera, lights

Astronaut completes spacewalk without helmet camera, lights

Two NASA astronauts have ventured out on a second all-female spacewalk to finish upgrading the International Space Station's power grid.

Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film

Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film

Oprah Winfrey says Russell Simmons attempted to pressure her about her involvement with a documentary in which several women detail sexual abuse allegations against the rap mogul, but his efforts were not what prompted her to leave the project.

Sentencing delayed for man convicted of killing family

Sentencing delayed for man convicted of killing family

A man convicted of killing a family of four with a sledgehammer and burying their bodies in the California desert is set to learn his fate.

Lawyers: ICE arrests trans migrant woman month after release

Lawyers: ICE arrests trans migrant woman month after release

Lawyers for a transgender woman from El Salvador who won her release from immigration detention say she has been arrested and taken back to the same New Mexico facility because the U.S. government is appealing a judge's decision.

Avalanche at Lake Tahoe resort kills 1 skier, injures 1

Avalanche at Lake Tahoe resort kills 1 skier, injures 1

Authorities say one person has died and one person is seriously injured after an avalanche at a Northern California ski resort.

Cruise line: Grandpa leaned out window before girl's fall

Cruise line: Grandpa leaned out window before girl's fall

Royal Caribbean Cruises says an Indiana man charged with negligent homicide in his young granddaughter’s fatal fall from a cruise ship window leaned out of that window for several seconds before he lifted the child up to it and she fell.

US court dismisses suit by youths over climate change

US court dismisses suit by youths over climate change

A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government's climate policy harms them and jeopardizes their future.

Ex-Guantanamo commander convicted of lying about man's death

Ex-Guantanamo commander convicted of lying about man's death

A former commander of the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay has been convicted of interfering with an investigation into the death of a civilian with whom the commander had fought and argued over his alleged affair with the man's wife.

Weinstein's lawyers want trial moved, calling it a 'circus'

Weinstein's lawyers want trial moved, calling it a 'circus'

The cast of potential jurors in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial has narrowed again.

Records: Congress candidate Mfume left NAACP under a cloud

Records: Congress candidate Mfume left NAACP under a cloud

As former NAACP leader Kweisi Mfume seeks to regain a congressional seat he once held, a newspaper is reporting on records that show he left the civil rights group amid concerns about sexual harassment and other issues.

FBI arrests 3 alleged white supremacists ahead of gun rally

FBI arrests 3 alleged white supremacists ahead of gun rally

FBI agents have arrested a former Canadian Armed Forces reservist and two other men who are linked to a violent white supremacist group.

Police in Long Island serial killer case reveal new evidence

Police in Long Island serial killer case reveal new evidence

Investigators stymied by a nine-year mystery following the discovery of 11 sets of human remains strewn along a suburban New York beach highway revealed a previously unreleased photograph Thursday of evidence found at one of the crime scenes.

Crews round up over 1,700 piglets after semi overturns

Crews round up over 1,700 piglets after semi overturns

Authorities in Iowa had to round up more than 1,700 piglets after a semi-trailer overturned on a freeway just north of Des Moines.

Truck slams into Illinois Starbucks; 4 sent to hospitals

Truck slams into Illinois Starbucks; 4 sent to hospitals

Police say a pickup truck has slammed into an Illinois Starbucks, injuring several people and causing massive damage to the coffee shop.

Man charged in Hanukkah attack pleads not guilty

Man charged in Hanukkah attack pleads not guilty

The man charged in an attack at a suburban New York Hanukkah celebration that left five people wounded has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and other charges.

Organizers appeal ban on arms at upcoming Virginia gun rally

Organizers appeal ban on arms at upcoming Virginia gun rally

Gun-rights groups are asking a judge to block the Virginia governor's ban on firearms at a massive pro-gun rally scheduled for next week.

Police: 2 gunmen injure 5 customers at Chicago barbershop

Police: 2 gunmen injure 5 customers at Chicago barbershop

Police say two gunmen fired through the window of a Chicago barbershop, injuring five customers — including three juveniles — who were getting haircuts.

Ex-Texas nurse pleads guilty in 1981 death of 11-month-old

Ex-Texas nurse pleads guilty in 1981 death of 11-month-old

A former Texas nurse suspected in the killing of dozens of children has pleaded guilty to the 1981 death of an 11-month-old.

US drinking more now than just before Prohibition

US drinking more now than just before Prohibition

Americans are drinking more now than when Prohibition was enacted.

Storms cut power in Washington state mountain towns for days

Storms cut power in Washington state mountain towns for days

Rural mountain communities outside Seattle where unusually intense winter storms knocked out power for days have seen some relief.

Aviation experts puzzled after airliner dumps fuel over city

Aviation experts puzzled after airliner dumps fuel over city

Federal authorities will investigate why an airliner with engine trouble dumped jet fuel over a densely populated area of Southern California while making an emergency return, dousing dozens of schoolchildren in a smelly vapor.

14 with church ties named in Alaska misconduct review

14 with church ties named in Alaska misconduct review

A church leader says a review commissioned by the Archdiocese of Anchorage found credible evidence of sexual misconduct by 14 people who served in the archdiocese.

Wisconsin college students part of Democrats' campus push

Wisconsin college students part of Democrats' campus push

Democrats know that to defeat President Donald Trump they need to do a better job motivating young voters like University of Wisconsin junior David Pelikan.

Georgia board spares prisoner's life hours before execution

Georgia board spares prisoner's life hours before execution

Corrections officials in Georgia are set to execute a man convicted of shooting a convenience store clerk to death more than 30 years ago.

Trial on Border Patrol conditions continues after inspection

Trial on Border Patrol conditions continues after inspection

A judge overseeing the trial to examine allegations of unsafe and freezing conditions in some Border Patrol facilities in Arizona gave a brief synopsis Thursday of his last-minute inspection at Tucson station.

Ex-Los Angeles sheriff to report to prison for corruption

Ex-Los Angeles sheriff to report to prison for corruption

A federal judge has ordered the former sheriff of Los Angeles County to report to prison by Feb. 5 to begin serving a prison sentence for his corruption conviction.

Mississippi county OKs plan to drain lake with failing dam

Mississippi county OKs plan to drain lake with failing dam

Leaders in a Mississippi county have approved a plan to drain a lake where officials say a dam could fail after days of heavy rain.

Family: Woman used floor mats to stay warm in snowbound SUV

Family: Woman used floor mats to stay warm in snowbound SUV

A stepdaughter of a woman who survived six days in her snowbound SUV in Northern California say she suffers from dementia.

LA-bound flight returns to Newark after flames seen by wing

LA-bound flight returns to Newark after flames seen by wing

A United Airlines jetliner headed for Los Angeles returned to New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport after flames were seen near a wing.

Navy review backs planned expansion of Nevada bombing range

Navy review backs planned expansion of Nevada bombing range

The U.S. Navy says no significant environmental harm would come from its proposed tripling of the size of a Nevada bombing training range opposed by neighboring tribes and conservationists.

Judge halts Trump's order allowing states to block refugees

Judge halts Trump's order allowing states to block refugees

A federal judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing a presidential executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions.

Prosecutor: Texas teen mistakenly killed friend in school

Prosecutor: Texas teen mistakenly killed friend in school

Prosecutors say a 16-year-old student mistakenly shot his friend in their Houston-area high school’s ROTC room before fleeing the building.

Texas inmate executed for killing wife in 2005

Texas inmate executed for killing wife in 2005

A Texas inmate has been executed for fatally shooting his wife, who had feared she would never get out of her marriage alive.

Judge revokes bail for Avenatti, cites new crime evidence

Judge revokes bail for Avenatti, cites new crime evidence

Federal prosecutors say attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested for violating conditions of his bail by committing multiple state and federal crimes while awaiting trial.

Champion High School student killed in Wampum crash

Police say woman drove into oncoming car as test of faith

Western Reserve parents question school board after coach accused of vaping THC

Leavittsburg filmmaker creates documentary about opioid crisis

Warren man accused of holding girlfriend, 6-year-old in home

High number of flu cases closes entire Ohio school district

Fever chart: Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s

Fever chart: Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s

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New Castle man pleads guilty to federal drug charges

Warren man accused of holding girlfriend, 6-year-old in home

New Castle police, fire investigating explosion that damaged home

US drinking more now than just before Prohibition

2020 Housing Market: Tips for buyers and sellers

2020 Housing Market: Tips for buyers and sellers

YSU Collegiate Invitational

Drug and alcohol epidemic awareness discussion at JCC

"Death to Life" film about opioid crisis

Attorney for convicted murderer asks for release, conviction to be overturned

Hermitage home total loss after fire

OSU student dies after apparent fall at construction site

OSU student dies after apparent fall at construction site

Coyote bites officer helping motorist in Ohio's largest city

Superintendent: Cafeteria worker wrong to take away lunch

Police say woman drove into oncoming car as test of faith

PA governor to follow through on plan to close state prison

Pennsylvania state universities offer retirement incentive