BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — At least one person was dead and three others were missing after torrential thunderstorms caused flooding in Texas, officials said as they braced for the possibility of more rain over the long Memorial Day weekend.
VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — The frantic search for a teenage girl who was last seen being dragged, bleeding and screaming, by an armed acquaintance has shifted to a remote area in Northern California about 65 miles from where she was abducted.
NEW YORK (AP) — A small World War II vintage plane taking part in celebrations of its 75th anniversary flew a partial loop while smoke spewed from it and then crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Friday, and divers recovered a body from its sunken wreckage, police a…
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a small World War II-era plane in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey (all times local):
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The family of a hiker who died after getting lost on the Appalachian Trail in Maine isn't going to criticize searchers even though they abandoned their full-scale effort while she was still alive.
VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Friday narrowed their frantic search for a missing teenager to a remote area about 65 miles from where she was last seen being dragged by an armed acquaintance who later died in a gun battle with police.
VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a Northern California girl abducted at gunpoint (all times local):
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The ex-owner of an abandoned North Texas mortuary where bodies were found unattended in 2014 has pleaded guilty to nine misdemeanor counts of abuse of a corpse.
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — At least one person was dead and three others were missing after severe thunderstorms caused flooding and dropped at least one tornado in Texas in a storm system that closed roads and schools, prompted evacuations, damaged homes and forced dozens of students to spend th…
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Plains and flooding in Texas following heavy rains (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — New York police say pilot of plane that crashed in Hudson River missing; New Jersey police pull back rescue statement.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday rejected some education funding changes enacted by the Legislature earlier this year and threatened to prevent the state's public schools from reopening for the new academic year if lawmakers don't act by June 30.
NOVATO, Calif. (AP) — Two teenagers arrested in the slaying of a Northern California high school student and the wounding of another attended the same school as the victims, authorities said Friday.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The girls of Jupiter High School proved their point Friday night, at least for now — that they can play tackle football as safely as boys and have as much fun.
CUMBERLAND, Ind. (AP) — Police say a 9-year-old boy has died after being shot in the head in the Indianapolis area.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the nation's last tackle powder puff football game (all times local):
HONOLULU (AP) — Researchers in Hawaii have been absorbed by a sea creature they discovered last summer, and their findings are pretty big.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into the domestic violence arrest involving the husband of a top aide to Chattanooga's mayor.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina system told a federal court Friday that it won't enforce a law requiring transgender students to use restrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Autopsies released Friday of the 14 victims of the San Bernardino terror attack confirm that all died quickly after being shot at least twice but also reveal chilling details of the carnage.
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Drew Peterson's attorneys rested their case Friday in the former suburban Chicago police officer's murder-for-hire trial after calling three inmates who testified that the prosecution's key witness cannot be believed.
OSO, Wash. (AP) — In a clearing 10 miles up a gravel logging road, freshly cut hemlock branches cover the root well of a wind-toppled fir. Atop the boughs, a bouquet of red, white and blue carnations left by detectives marks the grim discovery they made here: the shallow grave of a local cou…
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In a story May 26 about two Navy jets that crashed off the coast of North Carolina, The Associated Press reported erroneously, based on information from the Coast Guard, the details of a boat that rescued the men. The rescuers were on board a yacht named Pammy, not a fis…
CINCINNATI (AP) — The 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge ordered Johnny Depp to stay away from estranged wife Amber Heard after she accused the Oscar-nominated actor of repeatedly hitting her during a recent fight and leaving her face bruised.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Four Navy aviators suffered only minor injuries when they ejected from their fighter jets just before the F/A-18 Super Hornets plunged into the Atlantic, a rescuer said.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mohamed Roble was weeks shy of his 11th birthday when the school bus he was on plummeted more than 30 feet as the bridge beneath gave way.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers for media organizations filed more arguments to a federal appeals court Friday as they seek access to a list of unindicted co-conspirators in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor who played a police officer on TV show "The Shield" is guilty of murder because of remarks he made about the killing to detectives, his brother-in-law and in text messages to his dead wife, a prosecutor told a jury Friday.
DETROIT (AP) — Charges have been filed in the shooting of a 2-year-old Detroit girl who suffered significant head injuries.
A Florida sheriff's office arrested a 16-year-old high school football player Friday in connection with a 15-year-old girl having sex with multiple boys in a public school bathroom.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The parents of a woman killed on a San Francisco pier have sued the city and two federal agencies, accusing them of contributing to her death because the man charged in the slaying was in the country illegally.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ride-hailing company Uber is asking state utility regulators to reconsider the record-setting $11.4 million fine they issued against it.
A second round of U.S. Coast Guard investigative hearings into the sinking of the freighter El Faro ended Friday, closing a sometimes contentious proceeding during which the disaster was characterized by one investigator as "a colossal failure" of management before he apologized and took bac…
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the crash of two Navy jets off the coast of North Carolina on Thursday (all times local):
HORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) — One day after 19 people trudged through neck-deep water in a harrowing escape from a flooded Kentucky cave, the operator of the spelunking attraction says he is analyzing the incident for any possible safety lessons.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is showing signs of more life after a less-than-stellar start to the year.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Some criticized a suburban Phoenix high school for not allowing a student diagnosed with cancer to walk with his graduating class after he worked to keep up with classes through treatment.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican governor said Friday that he will join a lawsuit challenging a federal order to allow students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity, jumping ahead of the state's Democratic attorney general and underscoring how the issue is dr…
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the state agency that leveled ethics charges against him, claiming the state law that led to his removal from the bench is unconstitutional.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An attorney for a former Oklahoma reserve deputy convicted of second-degree murder in the death of an unarmed man has submitted a letter from a juror who expressed regret.
MIAMI (AP) — U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm development are making it difficult to predict how many hurricanes and tropical storms will arise over the nex…
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has signed a package of bills to keep financially troubled Atlantic City from running out of cash.
BOSTON (AP) — Two cousins whose feud over their family's New England supermarket chain prompted an employee walkout and a customer boycott are fighting in court again.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The possibility of an American Indian burial site in northwest Iowa may require relocation of a crude oil pipeline route and delay the beginning of construction in Iowa, the only one of four states where work hasn't begun.
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical storm warning issued for South Carolina coast as system forms over the Atlantic.
HORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the harrowing rescue of 19 from a flooded Kentucky cave (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of participating in a gunbattle that left an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo mortally wounded in the hours before Brooklyn's West Indian Day Parade was arraigned on a murder charge Friday, and prosecutors said more arrests are expected.
ATLANTA (AP) — Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — China could be erecting "a Great Wall of self-isolation" with its increasingly provocative moves against its neighbors, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Friday.