No survivors found after plane that flew over DC and led to fighter jet scramble crashes in VirginiaJune 5, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A wayward and unresponsive business plane that flew over the nation's capital Sunday afternoon caused the military to scramble a fighter jet before the plane crashed in Virginia, officials said.
This rare, underfunded program is seen as a crucial lifeline for incarcerated moms and their kidsJune 5, 2023 GMT
LINCOLN, Ill. (AP) — Dressed in her Sunday best — pink ruffled sleeves and a rainbow tulle tutu — Crystal Martinez’s 4-year-old daughter proudly presents her with a multicolored bouquet of carefully crafted tissue paper flowers.
Many big companies, including Target and Bud Light's parent, are still backing Pride events in June despite the minefield that the monthlong celebration has become for some of them.
California attorney general blames Florida for charter flight that took migrants to SacramentoJune 5, 2023 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Florida appears to have arranged for a group of South American migrants to be transported from Texas to California and dropped off in Sacramento, California's attorney general said, noting that he's looking into whether any crimes may have been committed.
STE MARE EGLISE, Normandy, France -- (AP) — While U.S. military officers here caution against too direct a comparison between the 1944 D-Day landings and Ukraine's upcoming counteroffensive, the echoes of what Kyiv faces today are a dominant theme of this year's commemorations of the young U.S.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A series of white angel wings rise up from the earth bathed in a warm glow of light, their sweeping forms creating a long covered pathway surrounded by trees in a possible centerpiece for the memorial to modern America's deadliest mass shooting.
Three bodies recovered in Iowa building collapse; lawsuit accuses city and owners of negligenceJune 5, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The bodies of three men have been removed from the site of a collapsed six-story apartment building, the police chief in Davenport, Iowa, announced Monday.
“We don’t have any other information at this time that there are any additional people missing,” Chief Jeff Bladel said.
ON UTAH BEACH, France (AP) — Looking at the vastness of Utah Beach, its sand blowing in strong wind and bright sunshine, made Robert Gibson's memory of D-Day even more vivid.
A man on Missouri's death row is on “an emotional roller coaster” amid efforts to spare his life with just one day before his scheduled execution, his attorney said Monday.
Michael Tisius, 42, is set to die by injection Tuesday evening at the state prison in Bonne Terre for killing two jailers in 2000 in an ill-fated effort to free a man from a county jail.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana legislators who last year demanded answers from Gov. John Bel Edwards on whether he was complicit in a cover-up of state troopers’ deadly arrest of a Black motorist have quietly abandoned their work without hearing from the governor or issuing any findings.
It will take days to collect debris from plane that flew over Washington, crashed in rural VirginiaJune 5, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A small plane that caused a stir when it flew over the nation’s capitol and crashed in Virginia left behind “highly fragmented” wreckage in a mountainous area that will take days to gather and sort, a federal investigator said Monday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal trial over Oregon’s voter-approved gun control measure is set to open Monday in Portland, marking a critical next step for one of the toughest gun control laws in the nation after months of being tied up in the courts.
Apple is expected to unveil a sleek, pricey headset. Is it the device VR has been looking for?June 5, 2023 GMT
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple appears poised to unveil a long-rumored headset that will place its users between the virtual and real world, while also testing the technology trendsetter's ability to popularize new-fangled devices after others failed to capture the public's imagination.
Bodies of 2 teenage boys found after they were swept away during swim in Indiana riverJune 5, 2023 GMT
SHOALS, Ind. (AP) — The bodies of two teenage boys who were swept away over the weekend while swimming in a southern Indiana river have been recovered, authorities said Monday.
State conservation officers found the bodies of the 16-year-old boys Sunday in the East Fork of the White River in Martin County just west of the Lawrence County line, said Cpl.
Trump lawyers meet with DOJ as decision nears on whether to bring charges in Mar-a-Lago caseJune 5, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Donald Trump were meeting with Justice Department officials on Monday as a decision nears on whether to bring charges over the handling of classified documents at the former president’s Florida estate.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are drifting Monday to begin what could be a quiet stretch following their best week since March.
The S&P 500 edged up 0.1% in morning trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 120 points, or 0.3%, at 33,652, as of 11:15 a.m.
Amount of warming triggering carbon dioxide in air hits new peak, growing at near-record fast rateJune 5, 2023 GMT
The cause of global warming is showing no signs of slowing as heat-trapping carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere increased to record highs in its annual Spring peak, jumping at one of the fastest rates on record, officials announced Monday.
6 injured in New Haven partial building collapse released from hospital, 2 remain in fair conditionJune 5, 2023 GMT
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Six construction workers injured in a partial building collapse in New Haven, Connecticut, last week have been released from a hospital, while two others continue to be treated and are in fair condition, a hospital spokesperson said Monday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Rep. Bill Beck, a Democrat who had served in the House of Representatives since 2015, has died. He was 61.
Beck died on Sunday after having a heart attack, the House Democratic Caucus said in a statement.
Supreme Court rejects case of woman on Alabama death rowJune 5, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place the sentence of a woman on death row in Alabama who helped her boyfriend kill his two young children.
The high court on Monday rejected an appeal from lawyers for Heather Leavell-Keaton.
UPS strike looms in a world grown reliant on everything delivered everywhere all the timeJune 5, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Living in New York City, working full time and without a car, Jessica Ray and her husband have come to rely on deliveries of food and just about everything else for their home. It has meant more free time on weekends with their young son, rather than standing in line for toilet paper or dragging heavy bags of dog food back to their apartment.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A bipartisan group including former Republican Gov. Tommy Thompson dedicated to building trust and confidence in elections launched Monday in Wisconsin, a state that was at the center of false claims of election fraud in 2020.
DENVER (AP) — Staring down a 2-0 deficit in the NBA Finals, as the visitors in a hostile arena where no road team had prevailed in more than two months, the Miami Heat decided to do what they’ve done throughout the postseason.
Texas woman killed in parked car, 3 children hurt in gunfire outside apartment complexJune 5, 2023 GMT
SUNNYVALE, Texas (AP) — A woman was fatally shot and four members of her family, including three children, were wounded in their car after they parked at a Texas apartment complex.
Police said they were searching for at least two suspects in the shooting shortly before 6 p.m.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — With the rail industry relying on longer and longer trains to cut costs, the Biden administration is handing out $570 million in grants to help eliminate many railroad crossings in 32 states.
Missing man’s body recovered at Iowa apartment collapse site; two others still missingJune 5, 2023 GMT
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — The body of one of three men who had been missing after the partial collapse of an apartment building in Davenport, Iowa, has been found, a city official confirmed Sunday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers who last year demanded Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards testify about whether he was complicit in a cover-up over state troopers’ deadly 2019 arrest of Black motorist Ronald Greene have quietly abandoned their work without hearing from the governor or issuing any findings.
Roger Craig, former MLB pitcher and manager who was World Series fixture, dies at 93June 5, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Craig, who pitched for three championship teams during his major league career and then managed the San Francisco Giants to the 1989 World Series that was interrupted by a massive earthquake, has died.
Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi calls on US audience to stand up for ‘modern India’June 5, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi pressed his criticism of the country’s leadership in a speech Sunday, calling for Indians in the U.S. and back home to stand up for democracy and the Indian constitution.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers are adding teeth to a recently enacted law that requires pornography websites verify users are at least 18 years old, such as through an uploaded license.
The Carters and the Kings formed an alliance for race relations though Jimmy and Martin never metJune 5, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — The voice of Martin Luther King Sr., a melodic tenor like his slain son, carried across Madison Square Garden, calming the raucous Democrats who had nominated his friend and fellow Georgian for the presidency.
Arson investigation underway after fire burns Los Angeles church for second time in 2 yearsJune 4, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An arson investigation was under way Sunday after fire damaged a nearly 100-year-old Los Angeles church for the second time in less than two years, authorities.
Wildfire burning near Biosphere 2 science facility in southern Arizona 50% containedJune 4, 2023 GMT
ORACLE, Ariz. (AP) — A wildfire in southern Arizona that’s burning about a half-mile (0.80 kilometer) from the Biosphere 2 science facility has been 50% contained, firefighters on Sunday said.
The wildfire broke out Sunday morning northwest of Oracle Junction and north of metro Tucson, Arizona State Forestry officials said.
Sacramento and city’s school district to pay $52M to settle classroom sex abuse caseJune 4, 2023 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento and the city's school district will pay more than $52 million to settle lawsuits alleging negligence by officials after an aide pleaded guilty to sexually abusing at least eight elementary school students nearly a decade ago.
Transgender adults in Florida `blindsided’ that new law also limits their access to health careJune 4, 2023 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Debate surrounding Florida’s new restrictions on gender-affirming care focused largely on transgender children. But a new law that Republican presidential candidate and Gov.
Indiana woman charged with neglect after infant son’s leg partially amputated due to frostbiteJune 4, 2023 GMT
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana woman whose infant son suffered frostbite so severe last winter one of his legs had to be partially amputated has been charged with felony neglect, authorities said.
ARGYLE, N.Y. (AP) — Seth Jacobs has about 100 bins packed with marijuana flower sitting in storage at his upstate New York farm.
And that’s a problem. There aren’t enough places to sell it.
The 700 pounds (318 kilograms) of pungent flower was harvested last year as part of New York's first crop of legally grown pot for recreational use.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Suburban Kansas City police shot and killed a man they say came at two officers with a knife after a traffic stop.
Police in Olathe, Kansas, pulled over a car just before 6 p.m.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Saudi Arabia will reduce how much oil it sends to the global economy, taking a unilateral step to prop up the sagging price of crude after two previous cuts to supply by major producing countries in the OPEC+ alliance failed to push oil higher.
NEW YORK (AP) — “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” opened in U.S. and Canadian theaters with a massive $120.5 million, more than tripling the debut of the 2018 animated original and showing the kind of movie-to-movie box-office growth that would be the envy of even the mightiest of Hollywood franchises.
Former Archbishop of Santa Fe Michael Sheehan, who served from 1993 to 2015, dies at 83June 4, 2023 GMT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Retired Archbishop Michael Sheehan, who served the Archdiocese of Santa Fe for 22 years, has died. He was 83.
Sheehan died Saturday, but a cause of death wasn’t disclosed, Leslie Radigan, a spokesperson for the archdiocese, said.
HARVARD, Ill. (AP) — A police officer fatally shot a man overnight in a northern Illinois city after he refused to drop a knife during a domestic violence disturbance in which a woman was stabbed to death, police said.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — An evacuation order was lifted early Sunday for residents near a southwest Louisiana refining company where lightning is believed to have sparked a fire at a chemical storage tank.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Joe Lombardo wants to help build Major League Baseball’s smallest ballpark — arguing that the worst team in baseball can boost Las Vegas, a city striving to call itself a sports mecca.
MYRTLE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi sheriff's deputy answering a domestic disturbance call fatally shot a gun-wielding suspect, the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation said Sunday.
The Saturday afternoon shooting happened in the Union County town of Myrtle.
State police: Trooper shot, killed, driver during illegal I-95 street racing gatheringJune 4, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A state trooper shot and killed a man whose vehicle struck two troopers as law enforcement tried to get control of an illegal early morning street racing gathering on a Philadelphia interstate, state police said Sunday.
Michigan wildfire that’s burned more than 3 square miles was sparked by campfire on private landJune 4, 2023 GMT
GRAYLING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan wildfire that's burned more than 3 square miles (7.7 square km) amid hot, dry conditions was sparked by a campfire, the state Department of Natural Resources said Sunday.
New Mexico lawmaker Christine Trujillo to resign end of JuneJune 4, 2023 GMT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State Rep. Christine Trujillo says she plans to resign from the New Mexico House of Representatives at the end of June.
The Democrat, who represents Albuquerque, made the announcement Saturday.
Group sues mayor, officials over Columbus statue removal effortsJune 4, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A group that fought in court to keep a statue of Christopher Columbus in a south Philadelphia park and to have a wooden box covering it removed has now filed suit against Mayor Jim Kenney and members of the city's historical commission over their roles in the effort to remove the statue.
AURORA, Mo. (AP) — Four people died and seven others were seriously injured when a car crossed the center line of a Missouri highway and struck five motorcycles.
The accident happened Saturday afternoon on Missouri Route 39 near the southwestern Missouri town of Aurora.
7 shot, 1 fatally, in Chicago when gunfire erupts amid remembrance for man killed in car crashJune 4, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — A 25-year-old woman was fatally shot and six other people were wounded early Sunday when gunfire erupted in Chicago during a remembrance for a man who died in a car crash, police said.
Fire crews contain 2 large forest fires in New JerseyJune 4, 2023 GMT
MEDFORD, N.J. (AP) — Fire crews in New Jersey have completely contained two major fires that threatened homes and prompted evacuations earlier in the week.
New Jersey Forest Fire Service officials on Saturday night announced complete containment of the 210-acre Flatiron wildfire blaze in Medford in Burlington County.
Christopher Nolan breaks down the best ways to watch a movie, ahead of his ‘Oppenheimer’ releaseJune 4, 2023 GMT
It’s no secret that Christopher Nolan made “Oppenheimer” to be seen on the big screen. But not all big screens are created equal.
That’s part of the reason why Universal Pictures has made “Oppenheimer” tickets available early for over a thousand “premium large format” (or PLF) screens, with options including IMAX 70mm, 70mm, IMAX digital, 35mm, Dolby Cinema and more.
FRANKLIN, N.H. (AP) — A man fatally shot a woman, their 18-month-old daughter, and wounded another child before he was found dead hours later of an apparent suicide on the bank of the Merrimack River, the New Hampshire attorney general's office said.
Vegas Golden Knights come back to beat Florida Panthers in Game 1 of Stanley Cup FinalJune 4, 2023 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Back in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in five years and trailing the Florida Panthers less than 10 minutes into Game 1, the Vegas Golden Knights sent a very clear message.
Wisconsin Republicans look for rebound, Democrats stay on offensive as 2024 fights loomJune 4, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans still reeling from an April election that saw conservatives lose majority control of the state Supreme Court for the first time in 15 years hope to use their upcoming state convention to unify and refocus on the 2024 presidential race in which Wisconsin will once again be a battleground.
GRAYLING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A wildfire in Michigan had burned more than 3 square miles (7.7 square km) by late Saturday but an emergency evacuation was halted, the state Department of Natural Resources said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sixteen Venezuelan and Colombian migrants who entered the country through Texas were flown to California by chartered plane and dropped off outside a church in Sacramento, Gov.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has become the most populous state to ban gender-affirming care for minors after Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation on Friday.
Texas joined at least 18 other states that have enacted similar bans.
Florida woman charged with child neglect after her car catches fire as she was allegedly shopliftingJune 4, 2023 GMT
OVIEDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman faces charges of aggravated child neglect and arson after her car became engulfed in flames while she was allegedly shoplifting at a mall, according to an arrest report.