Memphis anticipates release of video in Tyre Nichols' arrest

Memphis anticipates release of video in Tyre Nichols' arrest

The city of Memphis and the nation are awaiting the release of a police video depicting five officers viciously beating a Black man who later died.

FDA moves to ease rules for blood donations from gay men

FDA moves to ease rules for blood donations from gay men

The U.S. is making it easier for gay and bisexual men to give blood by easing restrictions on groups that traditionally face higher risks of HIV.

Filipino workers: Oil company abandoned us in Hurricane Ida

Filipino workers: Oil company abandoned us in Hurricane Ida

Ten Filipino men who worked for a major offshore oil industry employer under federally granted visas claim in a federal lawsuit they were treated like prisoners at a company bunkhouse and that some of them were abandoned there when Hurricane Ida struck the Louisiana Gulf Coast in August 2021.

Green comet zooming our way, last visited 50,000 years ago

Green comet zooming our way, last visited 50,000 years ago

A comet is streaking back our way after 50,000 years.

Internet evidence key, but not enough in no-body murder case

Internet evidence key, but not enough in no-body murder case

Prosecutors in Massachusetts are basing their murder case against a man whose wife is presumed dead but whose body has not been found in large part on a series of gruesome internet searches.

Pandemic, culture wars revive 'school choice' policy push

Pandemic, culture wars revive 'school choice' policy push

Several years of pandemic restrictions and curriculum battles have emboldened longtime advocates of funneling public funds to private and religious schools in statehouses throughout the country.

Oklahoma investigators identify body as missing 4-year-old

Oklahoma investigators identify body as missing 4-year-old

Oklahoma's chief medical examiner has positively identified the body of a child found earlier this month as 4-year-old Athena Brownfield.

DA: 5 Memphis cops 'all responsible' for Tyre Nichols' death

DA: 5 Memphis cops 'all responsible' for Tyre Nichols' death

The Memphis police chief has called the actions of five officers involved in the violent arrest of Tyre Nichols “heinous, reckless and inhumane” and made a plea to residents of the city to protest peacefully when video of the arrest is released.

Cops hunt Oregon torture suspect jailed in Vegas kidnap case

Cops hunt Oregon torture suspect jailed in Vegas kidnap case

Police in southern Oregon are searching for a man accused of torturing a woman he held captive, less than two years after he was convicted in Nevada of critically injuring another woman he held captive for two weeks.

1 year, 1 day in prison for lawyer in police car firebombing

1 year, 1 day in prison for lawyer in police car firebombing

A lawyer who purchased gasoline that another lawyer used in firebombing an unoccupied New York City police car during protests over George Floyd’s death in 2020 has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison.

Town where child cancer rose blasts deal over polluted site

Town where child cancer rose blasts deal over polluted site

A proposed settlement between New Jersey and the current owner of a notoriously polluted industrial site is drawing fire from residents of Toms River, where memories of children getting cancer at elevated rates are still a fresh source of pain.

Farm where 4 were killed had separate shooting last summer

Farm where 4 were killed had separate shooting last summer

A farmworker charged in the killings of seven current and former co-workers at two Northern California mushroom farms has admitted during a jailhouse interview Thursday that he committed the fatal shootings.

Jamaican cleric convicted in NY state terrorism trial

Jamaican cleric convicted in NY state terrorism trial

A Jamaican cleric accused of recruiting support for the Islamic State group has been convicted in New York.

A look at California's deadly back-to-back mass shootings

A look at California's deadly back-to-back mass shootings

In less than 48 hours, two gunmen went on shooting rampages at both ends of California that left 18 dead and 10 wounded.

Lawsuit: Vegas Strip resorts used vendor to fix hotel rates

Lawsuit: Vegas Strip resorts used vendor to fix hotel rates

A federal lawsuit is seeking class-action damages for countless hotel patrons who booked rooms in Las Vegas since 2019.

Trump adviser Eastman faces California disciplinary charges

Trump adviser Eastman faces California disciplinary charges

Conservative attorney John Eastman — a lead architect of some of former President Donald Trump’s efforts to remain in power after the 2020 election — is facing disciplinary charges in California that could lead to his disbarment.

Ballroom shooting victims planned for night of fun, dancing

Ballroom shooting victims planned for night of fun, dancing

Those killed when a gunman opened fire at a Los Angeles’ area dance hall are being remembered by friends and family for the zest for life that brought them out that night to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

Virginia Democrats defeat bills limiting abortion access

Virginia Democrats defeat bills limiting abortion access

Virginia Senate Democrats have defeated several bills that would have restricted abortion access in the state.

Texas death row inmates sue over solitary confinement

Texas death row inmates sue over solitary confinement

A group of Texas death row inmates have filed a federal lawsuit against the state’s prison system over its policy of mandatory and indefinite solitary confinement for all prisoners who are awaiting execution.

AI wildfire detection bill gets initial approval in Colorado

AI wildfire detection bill gets initial approval in Colorado

A bill introduced in the Colorado legislature would create a $2 million pilot program to use cameras, likely with artificial intelligence technology, in high-risk locations to help identify fires before they burn out of control.

FDA's advisers back plan to simplify COVID-19 vaccinations

FDA's advisers back plan to simplify COVID-19 vaccinations

The U.S. is poised to make COVID-19 vaccinations more like a yearly flu shot.

1st officer: Alex Murdaugh didn't cry over dead wife and son

1st officer: Alex Murdaugh didn't cry over dead wife and son

The first officer to arrive after Alex Murdaugh called 911 and reported his wife and son were shot noted the the attorney was upset but that he had no tears in his eyes.

NYC bike path killer convicted, could face the death penalty

NYC bike path killer convicted, could face the death penalty

An Islamic extremist who killed eight people with a speeding truck in a 2017 rampage on a popular New York City bike path has been convicted of federal charges and could face the death penalty.

Tennessee says pair gave incorrect execution drug testimony

Tennessee says pair gave incorrect execution drug testimony

Tennessee officials have conceded two of the people most responsible for overseeing the state's lethal injection drugs testified incorrectly under oath that they were testing the chemicals for bacterial contamination.

US sweetens pot to study siting for spent nuke fuel storage

US sweetens pot to study siting for spent nuke fuel storage

The U.S. government is offering more money to find a solution for storing or disposing of spent nuclear fuel from the nation's commercial nuclear power plants.

FDA declines to regulate CBD; calls on Congress for fix

FDA declines to regulate CBD; calls on Congress for fix

The Food and Drug Administration says there are too many unknowns about CBD products to regulate them as foods or supplements.

US economy slowed but still grew at 2.9% rate last quarter

US economy slowed but still grew at 2.9% rate last quarter

The U.S. economy likely rolled out of 2022 with momentum, registering decent growth in the face of painful inflation, high interest rates and rising concern that a recession may be months away.

Colorado baker loses appeal over transgender birthday cake

Colorado baker loses appeal over transgender birthday cake

The Colorado baker who won a partial U.S. Supreme Court victory after refusing to make a gay couple’s wedding cake because of his Christian faith has lost an appeal in his latest legal fight.

Climate groups decry selection of oil chief to oversee COP28

Climate groups decry selection of oil chief to oversee COP28

Hundreds of climate and environmental groups from around the world released a letter Thursday that decried the nomination of an oil executive to oversee the United Nations climate negotiations at COP28.

How Alex Murdaugh came to face trial for murder of wife, son

How Alex Murdaugh came to face trial for murder of wife, son

South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh is standing trial for the killings of his wife and son at their hunting estate in June 2021.

New US race, ethnicity standards proposed; first since '97

New US race, ethnicity standards proposed; first since '97

A Middle Eastern and North African category would be added to U.S. federal surveys and censuses, and changes would be made to how Hispanics are able to self-identify.

Latest Santos chaos: 'Hiring' treasurer who turned down job

Latest Santos chaos: 'Hiring' treasurer who turned down job

U.S. Rep. George Santos’ campaign committee has told federal regulators it hired a new treasurer amid lingering questions about the source of his wealth and irregularities in the committee’s financial reports.

How classified documents became a schoolgirl's show-and-tell

How classified documents became a schoolgirl's show-and-tell

Dramas over the mishandling of classified documents at a high level of the U.S. government aren't all new.

Abortion front and center in Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Abortion front and center in Wisconsin Supreme Court race

A liberal judge running in a pivotal race to determine majority control of the Wisconsin Supreme Court is touting her support for abortion rights in the first two television ads of the closely watched race.

Sheriff: Gunman didn't know Monterey Park dance hall victims

Sheriff: Gunman didn't know Monterey Park dance hall victims

Authorities say the 72-year-old gunman who sprayed bullets into a Southern California ballroom dance hall, killing 11 people, had no known connection with the victims and investigators are still trying to determine a motive for the massacre.

Alex Murdaugh's murder trial starts with cellphones, bullets

Alex Murdaugh's murder trial starts with cellphones, bullets

After 19 months of speculation, prosecutors have finally laid out their evidence that Alex Murdaugh killed his wife and son as they opened the double murder trial for the disgraced South Carolina attorney.

Youth program founder hurt in shooting 'has biggest heart'

Youth program founder hurt in shooting 'has biggest heart'

A man who left gang life when he was younger and went on to help troubled young people is now in the hospital as a victim of what police say is the same sort of violence he was escaping.

New US ambassador arrives in Moscow amid high tension

New US ambassador arrives in Moscow amid high tension

The United States’ new ambassador to Russia, Lynne Tracy, has arrived in Moscow, the U.S. embassy said Thursday.

Suspect in Half Moon Bay farm killings faces 7 murder counts

Suspect in Half Moon Bay farm killings faces 7 murder counts

Prosecutors say they will charge a farmworker accused of killing seven people in back-to-back shootings at two Northern California mushroom farms with seven counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.

Judge: Slain reporter sources issue for high court to decide

Judge: Slain reporter sources issue for high court to decide

A Nevada judge decided not to punish Las Vegas police for taking an initial look at a slain investigative journalist’s cellphone.

Monterey Park, an Asian cultural hub, shaken by shooting

Monterey Park, an Asian cultural hub, shaken by shooting

For decades, Monterey Park has been a haven for Asian immigrants seeking to maintain a strong cultural identity — and a culinary heaven for anybody near Los Angeles craving authentic Asian cuisine.

Slotkin preps Senate run after winning tough reelection bid

Slotkin preps Senate run after winning tough reelection bid

Democratic congresswoman Elissa Slotkin of Michigan is taking steps toward seeking the U.S. Senate seat held by retiring Democrat Debbie Stabenow.

Chief defends delay telling public of mass shooter at-large

Chief defends delay telling public of mass shooter at-large

The police chief in the California city where 20 people were shot at a ballroom dance hall, 11 fatally, has defended his decision not to warn the public for hours that a killer was on the loose.

Freed after 20 years, Hawaii man reflects on case, future

Freed after 20 years, Hawaii man reflects on case, future

A Hawaii man who spent more than 20 years in prison for the murder and rape of a tourist has been released because of new evidence.

Dems vote to give states more time on new primary calendar

Dems vote to give states more time on new primary calendar

A Democratic National Committee panel has voted to give New Hampshire and Georgia more time to make changes that would allow both to be part of a revamped group of five states leading off the party’s presidential primary starting next year.

California judge orders release of footage of Pelosi attack

California judge orders release of footage of Pelosi attack

Footage of the attack on former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband will be released publicly.

Jury deliberations in NYC bike path killings hit early snag

Jury deliberations in NYC bike path killings hit early snag

Jurors in the trial of a man charged with killing eight people along a Manhattan bike path have asked a judge if he will face new charges if they acquit him.

Lawyer: Warnings boy had gun ignored before he shot teacher

Lawyer: Warnings boy had gun ignored before he shot teacher

An attorney says a Virginia teacher who was shot by a 6-year-old student during class will sue the school district.

Questions persist on source of George Santos campaign funds

Questions persist on source of George Santos campaign funds

Of all the questions swirling around U.S. Rep. George Santos, one of the most serious has been how he amassed the personal fortune he used to finance his campaign.

Passion for dance drew many of those slain to ballroom

Passion for dance drew many of those slain to ballroom

Among the 11 people killed when a gunman opened fire during a Lunar New Year celebration at a Los Angeles-area dance hall popular with older Asian Americans were a family’s beloved aunt, a retired man who decided to return to school and the venue’s always-smiling manager.

Boys, 12 and 14, accused of dropping rocks on cars along I-680

Second Warren man arrested for overdose death of Canfield mom

YSU women's basketball player signs NIL deal with WWE

Offender out on parole sentenced to 40+ years to life in prison for murder

Suspects bail from stolen car after chase in Boardman, Youngstown

YSU student struck by vehicle while riding scooter on campus

Charges filed against two juvenile girls after fight at Southern Park Mall

Charges filed against two juvenile girls after fight at Southern Park Mall

Kwanzaa celebrations begin throughout Valley

New details emerge in deadly Youngstown gas station shooting

Samsung top-load washing machines recalled due to potential fire, burn hazard

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $565M for December 27th drawing

Penguin City Brewing's New Year's Eve party

Penguin City Brewing's New Year's Eve party

Post-holiday shopping tips

Mahoning County employee who was wrongfully terminated sues Commissioners, other officials

2023 health goals

Body camera footage shows heroic fire rescue

Teen's massive Christmas light display achieves biggest year yet

Grand jury probes faulty Goodyear recreational vehicle tires

Grand jury probes faulty Goodyear recreational vehicle tires

Jury rejects lawsuit filed by family of teen killed by cop

How classified documents became a schoolgirl's show-and-tell

Ohio House OKs rules to get to work, despite GOP infighting

$5M bond kept for man in murder of 4; wounding of girl

Former priest sentenced to 37 months on child porn charges