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Snoozing crew raises specter of criminal charge in boat fire

September 13, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal investigators identified a violation of Coast Guard regulations that could trigger criminal charges in the California dive boat disaster that killed 34 peopl. more »»

What a Purdue Pharma bankruptcy means for the Sackler family

September 13, 2019

Purdue Pharma could be heading for bankruptcy but the extent to which it would affect the Sackler family fortunes remains unclear. more »»

Chaotic talks show challenge of reaching opioid settlement

September 13, 2019

For months, the judge overseeing national litigation over the opioids crisis urged all sides to reach a settlement that could end thousands of lawsuits filed by state and local governments. more »»

The Latest: All 34 victims of California boat fire ID'd

September 13, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal boat fire that killed 34 people off the coast of Southern California (all times local):

6:15 p.m. more »»

Settlement money won't restore Ohio city upended by opioids

September 13, 2019

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The tentative settlement involving the opioid crisis and the maker of OxyContin could mean that thousands of local governments will one day be paid back for some of the costs o... more »»

Tip leads to arrest of 2 who escaped prison van last month

September 13, 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — Sixteen days of chasing countless leads about husband and wife fugitives who escaped a prison transport van taking them to face allegations of killing a man ended when a tip led... more »»

Crew was asleep when fatal boat fire ignited, officials say

September 13, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California scuba dive boat was operating in violation of Coast Guard regulations when crew members were sleeping and a pre-dawn fire killed 34 people, leaving grieving... more »»

Trump administration puts tough new asylum rule into effect

September 13, 2019

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — A new level of despair spread among tens of thousands of migrants waiting on the Mexican border to seek refuge in the U.S. more »»

The Latest: Family of boat fire victim upset by NTSB report

September 12, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal boat fire that killed 34 people off the coast of Southern California (all times local):

4:15 p.. more »»

New York City looks to repeal 'gay conversion therapy' ban

September 12, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City law banning so-called gay conversion therapy would be repealed under legislation introduced Thursday over concerns that a pending federal lawsuit could lead to a... more »»

Grand jury indicts man on capital murder for El Paso attack

September 12, 2019

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A man accused of gunning down people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for capital murder, prosecutors announced. more »»

US wants $100,000-plus from immigrant who sued over forgery

September 12, 2019

SEATTLE (AP) — A Mexican immigrant who was nearly deported after a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement lawyer forged a document in his case brought about change by suing over the misconduct. more »»

What a Purdue Pharma bankruptcy means for the Sackler family

September 12, 2019

Purdue Pharma could be heading for bankruptcy but the extent to which it would affect the Sackler family fortunes remains unclear. more »»

Crew was asleep when fatal boat fire ignited, officials say

September 12, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — All six crew members were asleep aboard a scuba diving boat off the Southern California coast — in violation of Coast Guard rules — when a fire broke out in the middle of the... more »»

UAW official in Missouri charged in wide corruption probe

September 12, 2019

DETROIT (AP) — A Missouri-based official at the United Auto Workers was charged Thursday with corruption in an alleged scheme to embezzle union money and spend cash on premium booze, golf clubs,... more »»

US officials revise vaping illness count to 380 in 36 states

September 12, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Ukrainian man pleads guilty to hacking, wire fraud charges

September 12, 2019

SEATTLE (AP) — A member of a sophisticated international hacking group that authorities say targeted businesses in 47 states to steal credit and debit card records pleaded guilty to hacking and... more »»

Chicago schools to overhaul handling of sex abuse complaints

September 12, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools will overhaul how it handles sexual abuse complaints after a federal investigation found "tragic and inexcusable" problems following student complaints, the U. more »»

R. Kelly a no-show in court on Minnesota solicitation charge

September 12, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Singer . more »»

Sage grouse numbers stumble in Montana, across US West

September 12, 2019

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana's greater sage grouse population has fallen more than 40% over the past three years, mirroring recent declines across the U.. more »»

 
 
 

 

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