Bodies of man, woman, child, 10 found in Pennsylvania home

U.S. 10/16/18, 16:37

Police in western Pennsylvania say a man, a woman and a 10-year-old child were found dead in a New Castle home. Chief Robert Salem of the New Castle police department told reporters the deaths apparently occurred overnight. Police were called to the scene shortly after 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Salem said there were ...

NTSB: Driver’s drug use led to deadly crash with church bus

Texas 10/16/18, 15:58

A motorist's use of marijuana and a sedative led to a collision with a church bus that killed 13 people on the bus, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released TuesdayAccording to the report, toxicology tests on Jack Dillon Young, who survived the March 2017 crash, found ...

Chief justice stresses independence in Minnesota speech

U.S. 10/16/18, 15:45

Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday stressed the need for the judicial branch to remain independent, taking note of the tumultuous debate over the confirmation of Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh to say that the high court makes mistakes when it yields to political pressures.In a speech at the University of ...

Democrat Julian Castro says he’ll ‘likely’ run in 2020

Texas 10/16/18, 14:37

Democrat Julian Castro said Tuesday that he will likely seek the presidency in 2020 after months of signals from former President Barack Obama's housing secretary that he's preparing for a White House run."I'm likely to do it," he told The Associated Press.The 44-year-old Castro would join what is shaping up ...

Canelo not thinking GGG, eyeing 3rd weight class belt

New York 10/16/18, 14:34

Canelo Alvarez has never fought in Madison Square Garden. He's never fought on the East Coast. And he's really never fought after as big a win as he had in September against Gennady Golovkin.So when Triple G's name is brought up to the ruler of the middleweight division, Alvarez sort ...

Indicted California incumbent steps up attacks on Democrat

California 10/16/18, 14:21

Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter is stepping up efforts to convince voters his Democratic opponent is a security threat because of his family's background — something the Latino, Arab-American contender forcefully rejects as a desperate attempt by an indicted incumbent.Former congressman Duncan Hunter Sr., the candidate's father, called a news conference ...

Official: Identifying fetus remains could take weeks, months

U.S. 10/16/18, 14:18

A medical examiner says identifying the remains of 10 fetuses and one full-term infant discovered hidden in a former funeral home's ceiling could take weeks or months.Wayne County Chief Medical Examiner Carl Schmidt said Tuesday that since the remains "reached a funeral home ... there should be a record somewhere," ...

First child porn suspect on FBI list pleads guilty

U.S. 10/16/18, 14:18

The first-ever child pornography suspect named to the FBI's Most Wanted list cashed out his life savings and was fleeing law enforcement on a bus traveling across Montana last year when another passenger noticed child pornography on his laptop screen.When the bus stopped in Billings, the passenger confronted Eric Franklin ...

Update: Grandmother of girl in oven charged with murder

U.S. 10/16/18, 13:46

The Latest on a child found dead in an oven in Mississippi (all times local):6:15 p.m.A sheriff says a grandmother has been charged with first-degree murder after her 20-month-old granddaughter was found stabbed and burned inside an oven.Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams Sr. says 48-year-old Carolyn Jones was charged Tuesday ...

Update: Can you hear me now? Cellphone service back up

Florida 10/16/18, 13:44

The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times local):1:30 p.m.Damage from Hurricane Michael is evident on the buildings at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (Carlos Munoz/Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP)Life in some of the hardest-hit areas of the Florida Panhandle improved drastically as widespread cellphone service returned ...

Update: Sheriff says missing Wisconsin girl is in danger

U.S. 10/16/18, 12:52

The Latest on the search for a missing Wisconsin teenager who disappeared after her parents were found dead in their home (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Authorities say a Wisconsin teenager who has been missing since her parents were found dead in their home isn't a runaway and that they think she's ...

CSX railroad nearly doubles 3Q profit as reforms chug ahead

Florida 10/16/18, 12:33

CSX Corp. hauled in nearly double the profits it reported in last year's third quarter when the railroad was struggling with service problems as it implemented its new operating model.The Jacksonville, Florida-based company said Tuesday it earned $894 million, or $1.05 per share, in the quarter. That's up from $459 ...

Small plane crashes off Florida beach, pilot survives

U.S. 10/16/18, 12:22

Authorities say a pilot survived after crashing a small plane into the ocean off a Florida beach. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that crash occurred Tuesday afternoon off Daytona Beach Shores. Officials say the pilot ...

Could rebuilding ruin ‘mom-and-pop’ Florida beach town?

U.S. 10/16/18, 11:36

Residents of Florida's Mexico Beach worry that the town's "mom-and-pop" character could become a casualty of Hurricane Michael.The town of about 1,000 people was nearly wiped off the map by the storm last week. It wrecked the mayor's hardware store and the only grocery in town. It splintered beachfront condos ...

Estimated 129 guns found in home of police ambush suspect

U.S. 10/16/18, 11:35

Authorities found approximately 130 guns inside the South Carolina home of a man who set up his house in an upscale neighborhood to ambush police officers coming to question his son about a possible child sex assault, the sheriff investigating the case said Tuesday.Frederick Hopkins only fired three of the ...

2 die in fighter jet crash in Ukraine, US pilot “involved”

California 10/16/18, 11:22

A Ukrainian fighter jet crashed during a joint exercise with U.S. and other NATO air forces Tuesday, killing both pilots, Ukraine's military said.The General Staff of Ukraine's armed forces said the two-seat Su-27UB went down in the Kmelnitskyi region. It said a rescue team found the jet's two pilots dead.The ...

Update: California winds diminish amid high fire danger

California 10/16/18, 11:09

The Latest on California winds (all times local):7:45 a.m.Winds that prompted California utilities to cut power in a precautionary move to prevent wildfires have decreased in strength but fire warnings remain in effect in southeastern and northeastern parts of the state.All Seasons restaurant chef Kevin Kathman, left, and owner Gayle ...