- Los Angeles man guilty in 10 'Grim Sleeper' serial killings
May 5, 20168:39 PM ET
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Los Angeles trash collector was convicted Thursday of 10 counts of murder in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings that targeted poor, young black women over two decades.
- Man convicted of killing 3 women, wrapping bodies in bags
May 5, 20165:15 PM ET
CLEVELAND (AP) — A convicted sex offender was found guilty Thursday of the murder of three women whose bodies were found wrapped in garbage bags in a case that raised fears that another serial killer was hunting for victims in the Cleveland area.
- NC college system's federal funds in crosshairs of LGBT law
May 5, 20166:54 PM ET
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people.
- 2,000 LED-tagged pigeons stage show in NYC sky
May 5, 201611:05 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — New York is staging a show with 2,000 pigeons tagged with LED lights illuminating the city's night sky.
- Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends
May 5, 20162:37 PM ET
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Between cocktails, campus tours and squash games, alumni visiting St. George's School for their annual reunion weekend will find something different this year: discussions about what has unfolded at the elite boarding school since December, when leaders acknowledged dozens of students were sexually abused in the past.
- Cops seek killer of man who washed ashore in 'cement shoes'
May 5, 20161:54 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — The victim washed ashore in Brooklyn, his body wrapped in plastic garbage bags, his head and hands covered in duct tape and his feet submerged in concrete — fitted with a pair of fabled "cement shoes."
- Community questions delay in Amber Alert for Navajo girl
May 5, 20168:29 PM ET
Several hours after a stranger abducted an 11-year-old Navajo girl as she played near her home, few outside the reservation knew she was missing.
- State's attorney asks to step aside from Chicago police case
May 5, 20163:10 PM ET
CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County's embattled state's attorney asked a judge Thursday to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the case against a white Chicago police officer she didn't charge until more than a year after he shot a black teenager 16 times.
- Education cuts prompt revolt, despair in Oklahoma
May 5, 20161:13 PM ET
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma is accustomed to being at the back of the class in funding for public education: It ranks 48th among the 50 states plus the District of Columbia in teacher pay and 49th in spending per student.
- Officials look into hazardous materials in Houston fire
May 5, 20169:48 PM ET
HOUSTON (AP) — A large blaze at a warehouse complex in Houston on Thursday caused explosions, forced the evacuation of hundreds of students from a nearby elementary school and led to the contamination of nearby creeks with pollutants.