- Ex-wife says clinic suspect targeted Planned Parenthood
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An ex-wife of the man charged with killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood said that he has targeted the reproductive health organization before.
- Woman reaches plea deal in Phoenix airport security breach
PHOENIX (AP) — A woman who crashed her car through a security gate at Phoenix's airport three years ago and drove onto a runway with her infant son in the vehicle has reached a plea deal in which she won't serve any time in jail.
- Life or death of hospitalized 20-year-old back in Reno court
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada hospital where a college student has been on life support since doctors declared her brain dead more than six months ago wants a judge to order new tests — over the objections of her father, who insists she's alive and doesn't want to pull the plug.
- Jury to deliberate 8th day in ex-coal CEO Blankenship trial
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jurors are starting their eighth full day of deliberations in the trial of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.
- Change of plea hearing set in oil spill manslaughter case
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Court records show a change of plea hearing has been set for one of two defendants charged with manslaughter in connection with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill that killed 11 people.
- Use of force expert to testify in officer's assault trial
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware prosecutors are calling a use-of-force expert to testify in the trial of a white police officer charged with assaulting a black suspect by kicking him in the head, breaking his jaw.
- Claims of deleted video among questions in Chicago shooting
CHICAGO (AP) — The release of squad-car video showing a white Chicago police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times set off a dramatic chain of events, from days of demonstrations to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's firing of the city's police superintendent.
- Police say Juneau mayor didn't die of gunshot
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Police in Alaska's capital city have not determined whether the city's new mayor died from a natural event or foul play but have tentatively ruled out gunshots, drugs or suicide in the death.
- Mother in Arizona home-confinement trial says kids well fed
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The trial of two Arizona parents accused of imprisoning and abusing their three young daughters could come to a close Wednesday after attorneys deliver closing arguments.
- Washington student posts bail in racial threat case
SEATTLE (AP) — A pole vaulter from Western Washington University has posted bail but is banned from campus while awaiting a Dec. 11 arraignment over accusations that he made a racial threat against a black student on social media.
- 'San Francisco witch killer' getting parole consideration
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The married couple dubbed the "San Francisco witch killers" seemed locked away for good when each was sentenced to 75 years to life for three Northern California murders three decades ago.
- Lobster, schlobster: Seaweed is Maine's hot new product
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — It's green, it's gooey and it's giving Maine's famous lobsters a run for their money.
- Lawsuit: NYC landlords pushing out seniors, disabled
NEW YORK (AP) — Inspired by his own experience living in a New York City apartment building that was converted into high-priced condos, a 71-year-old former state regulator is taking on developers citywide on behalf of seniors and disabled tenants.
- AP Photos: High-end cancer treatment for pets
NEW YORK (AP) — Lulu had been given a mere three months to live when the shih tzu-poodle mix was diagnosed with lymphoma.
- Protesters criticize Minnesota congressman who backs cause
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In the tense days after a black man's death at the hands of police, Minnesota's first African-American congressman stood with protesters as they besieged a police station, even tweeting what he called an "agonizing" photograph showing his son with hands raised in a confrontation with officers in riot gear.