WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say they charged a 12-year-old boy for smothering a 4-month-old baby after the boy told a school resource officer that he had killed his nephew.
West Palm Beach police released a probable cause affidavit Friday saying that the boy approached a Riviera Beach police officer at his school on Dec. 10 and told the officer that he placed a pillow over the baby's face to prevent him from crying.
DALLAS (AP) — A newly released military report details how the Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers stole a female soldier's underwear and tried to hide what he did under investigation.
The Army on Friday released a partially redacted report on Micah Johnson, who was killed July 8 in a standoff after opening fire on officers during a rally protesting police shootings.
The investigation into the stolen underwear two years earlier led...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's governor is asking the company that runs the "Pokemon Go" app to return the Pokestops and gym that are the backbone of the popular game to the state capitol.
The sites had become hugely popular in the past few weeks, drawing dozens of people to the Statehouse at all hours of the day and night to hunt Jigglypuffs and Squirtles. But nearly all of them except one on the edge of the capitol grounds disappeared without warning Friday....
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is investigating a charter school system that the Turkish government claims has ties to a moderate Islamic cleric it's accused of inspiring a military coup attempt.
The Texas Education Agency said Friday that Turkey alleges Harmony Public Schools gave preferential treatment to Turkish owned and operated vendors in violation of competitive bidding requirements. Turkey also alleges the school system misused U.S. and state funds by guaranteeing a...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Federal authorities say a woman who was recently released from prison in Oregon robbed a bank in Wyoming only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police.
Investigators say 59-year-old Linda Patricia Thompson told them she wanted to go back to prison.
Oregon correctional authorities say Thompson was released in June after serving six years on a robbery conviction.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge in Wisconsin has declared multiple Republican-authored election laws unconstitutional in a sweeping ruling.
Two liberal groups filed a lawsuit in May challenging the laws, including a requirement that voters show photo identification. U.S. District Judge James Peterson issued a ruling Friday that upheld the voter ID law but struck down a number of GOP-written statutes and policies that restricted voting.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A man and two women have been indicted on multiple charges accusing them of injuring children at a San Antonio house, including chaining two in the backyard.
A Bexar (BEAR) County grand jury has indicted 34-year-old Porucha Phillips, 36-year-old Deandre Dorch and 30-year-old Cheryl Reed on felony injury-to-a-child charges after eight children were found unattended in April.
A statement from the district attorney's office says...