Exotic dancer pleads to manslaughter: Woman shot, car burned

Louisiana prosecutors say a male exotic dancer and barber has pleaded guilty to shooting a woman and setting her car on fire with her body in the trunk
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Man convicted in 2015 death of Louisiana woman

A man has been convicted in the 2015 death of a Lou8isiana woman whose body was found in her burned car
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Trial starts for 2nd suspect in woman's 2015 death

Trial has begun for one of two men charged in the 2015 death of a woman whose body was found in the trunk of her burned out car
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Police: Man stuck in ditch near house killed by homeowner

Kentucky state police say a man trying to back his car out of a driveway became stuck and was killed by the homeowner
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Authorities say man died in jail while awaiting murder trial

Authorities say a man died in Polk County Jail while awaiting trial on a murder charge
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Bill Cosby's day of reckoning comes in sex assault case

Bill Cosby could be in prison by day's end as reckoning comes sex assault case
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Man who escaped Louisiana prison 15 years ago now in custody

A man who escaped a Louisiana prison 15 years ago and fled to Mexico is now back in custody
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Authorities release name of apartment fire victim

Authorities have released the name of a woman killed in a fire at a senior living apartment complex in eastern Nebraska
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Big changes about small fish might be in store for fishermen

Federal fishing managers are considering a host of potentially major changes to the fishery for herring
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Police: Man said he poured gas, set fire to disabled wife

A Virginia police detective has testified that a man confessed to drunkenly dousing his wife with gasoline and setting her on fire
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Authorities: Officer shoots, wounds man who pointed gun

Authorities say a police officer shot and wounded a young man who allegedly pointed a gun at another officer in northern Indiana
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Is a hunt the answer when bears start getting bolder?

Bears have been encroaching on humans in record numbers this year in Connecticut
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City fights subpoena for records in fatal police shooting

An Alabama city is asking a judge to deny a subpoena from county prosecutors for records related to a fatal police shooting
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Temporary bridge during I-55 and Lake Shore work wins award

A temporary bridge used during reconstruction of Chicago's Interstate 55 and Lake Shore Drive interchange has earned Illinois the year's top national transportation award
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Man fatally shoots wife, step-daughter, himself

Authorities say a Florida man fatally shot his wife and step-daughter before killing himself
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Chicago Archdiocese to merge parishes, close school, church

The Archdiocese of Chicago is closing one school and one church and merging parishes to help address financial issues and an expected priest shortage
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Florida teen charged after Instagram school shooting threat

Authorities say they've arrested a Florida teen for threatening to shoot up a school
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Michigan officials hosting meetings on forest management

Michigan officials are meeting with the public this fall to take suggestions on managing state-owned forest lands
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Man found dead in Portland apartment by county authorities

Multnomah County parole and probation officers visited a Portland apartment Monday to check on a person who missed an appointment and discovered a man dead in the unit
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Preacher charged with assaulting wife after she kidnaps baby

A South Carolina preacher and his wife have been jailed on separate charges related to an investigation that was triggered by the kidnapping of a 2-month-old baby
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Men avoid death penalty in kidnap-slaying of couple

Two Georgia men have been sentenced to four life terms in prison for kidnapping and killing a pregnant woman and her fiance
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Singer Gary Numan's tour bus involved in fatal crash

Police in Cleveland say a tour bus carrying singer Gary Numan has struck and killed a 91-year-old man
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Police: Woman fatally stabs pet pit bull attacking husband

Authorities say a Florida woman fatally stabbed her pet pit bull as it was attacking her husband
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Family of woman killed in elevator shaft fall to get $600K

The family of a South Carolina woman who fell down an elevator shaft to her death has been awarded a $600,000 settlement
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Court hears Carney appeal over political balance mandate

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit over a state mandate for political balance on Delaware's courts
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Charges added in drug case against Louisiana doctor

A New Orleans area physician faces new federal charges after being indicted earlier this year in a drug case
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16 years for driver in 2017 fatal shooting

A woman who admitted she was the getaway driver in a Louisiana shooting that left one victim dead has been sentenced to 16 years in prison
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Deported Mexican mother of 4 citizens back to pursue asylum

The Mexican mother of four US citizens who was deported despite claims of threats by a Mexican drug cartel has returned to the United States.
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Supplies given to students in West Virginia's poorest county

Public schools in West Virginia's poorest county will receive clothing and other supplies as part of a project aimed at helping children and their families.
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Agent who failed to inspect enough ships faces prison time

A former federal agent is facing jail time in Virginia after failing to inspect international cargo ships for invasive species and diseases and lying about it
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West Virginia woman admits to stealing veterans benefits

A West Virginia woman had pleaded guilty to stealing a military veteran's benefits
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Former Virginia gov to visit Tennessee to campaign for Dean

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is swinging by Tennessee to help campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Karl Dean
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Gov announces deal to protect Tangier Island channel, harbor

Virginia and the Army Corps of Engineers have finalized an agreement to build a 500-foot jetty on Tangier Island to help protect a navigation channel and harbor
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