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Federal government sues Missouri city of Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — The federal government sued the city of Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minority-group members in the St. Louis suburb. Continue reading...

Man arrested in decapitation of his grandmother, her husband

OKLAHOMA CITY — A man was arrested in the shooting and decapitation of his grandmother and her husband at an Oklahoma City home where they operated a day care, police said Wednesday. Continue reading...

Carly Fiorina ends her bid for Republican nomination for president

Carly Fiorina is dropping out of the 2016 Republican presidential race. Continue reading...

Store owner charged with selling fake urine

CRESTWOOD, Ill. — A suburban Chicago store owner has been charged with selling synthetic urine to help people pass drug and alcohol tests. Continue reading...

Charges dropped against woman who nursed baby squirrels

HOWELL, N.J. — Charges against a New Jersey woman who nursed two abandoned baby squirrels back to health have been dropped on a technicality. Continue reading...

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ends 2016 White House bid

NASHUA, N.H. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to drop out of the 2016 race for the White House after finishing sixth in the New Hampshire primary. Continue reading...

Burger King says it plans to put hot dogs on menu

NEW YORK — Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King. Continue reading...

A winner in N.H., Trump faces fresh test in South Carolina

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Now officially a winner after clinching New Hampshire, Donald Trump faced a fresh test for his campaign as the Republican presidential race careened into more conservative territory in South Carolina. Continue reading...

Almost 2,400 counterfeit hoverboards seized at port

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Customs agents have seized almost 2,400 counterfeit hoverboards at the Port of Charleston. Continue reading...

Police: Arrested man admits role in nearly 100 theft cases

AUBURN, N.Y. — Police say a 24-year-old central New York man who admitted to being involved in about 100 thefts has been arrested again after robbing a woman. Continue reading...

Couple accused of sex act on Vegas Strip observation wheel

LAS VEGAS — A Houston man and a New York woman are facing felony charges after authorities say they were recorded having sex in public during a 30-minute ride in a glass-enclosed cabin on a Ferris wheel 550 feet above the Las Vegas Strip. Continue reading...

Baby fatally struck by bullet while lying in her crib

COMPTON, Calif. — A 1-year-old girl lying in her crib was fatally struck in the head by a bullet at a home in Compton, and authorities are searching Wednesday for two suspects, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said. Continue reading...

Cruz finishes third in N.H. primary, Bush fourth

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has finished third in the New Hampshire primary behind winner Donald Trump and runner-up John Kasich. Continue reading...

Sanders, Trump pick up N.H wins

Clinton concedes; Cruz slips, Kasich rises

Subscriber only Republican Donald Trump and Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders surged to the top in Tuesday night's primaries in New Hampshire, where each led the polls for months. Continue reading...

Sanders campaign in Arkansas reporting sign thefts

$100 banner taken in Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyThe Bernie Sanders campaign headquarters in Fayetteville has had a rash of nighttime sign thefts. Continue reading...

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