Legionnaires' disease sends California inmate to hospital

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A San Quentin State Prison inmate has been hospitalized with Legionnaires' Disease and about 30 others have symptoms, prompting authorities to shut off water at the facility and bring in...

Despite volatility, on-air rampage difficult to predict

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Living alone in a world of perceived slights, Vester Lee Flanagan II festered and fumed. His hair-trigger temper directed at a random collection of people he encountered never seemed to stray...

Police: Boy who died may have been in hot vehicle 3 hours

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 4-year-old boy who died in a stifling hot pickup truck in a Las Vegas home driveway might have been in the vehicle for up to three hours after his grandfather returned home with him on a sunny...

Denver police ticket driver after semi hit bridges

DENVER (AP) — Denver police have ticketed the driver of a semitrailer suspected of striking the bottom of three bridges over Interstate 25.

Police say 51-year-old Michael Stollsteimer continued driving after...

Prosecutors to seek death penalty for man in 5 deaths

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities will seek the death penalty against a man charged with killing five people in a quiet south Kansas City neighborhood.

Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced...

An Olympic-sized question mark: Housing in plan for 2024

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The centerpiece of the proposed 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles would be a $1 billion village where thousands of athletes would eat, sleep and stroll on tree-lined walks and clipped...

The Latest: Police had contact with killer after firing

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

6:45 p.m.

Roanoke police had direct contact with on-air shooting gunman Vester Flanagan at...

Judge rejects call to block Walker from expanding Medicaid

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A judge on Friday rejected a request by state lawmakers to temporarily block Gov. Bill Walker from expanding Medicaid in Alaska.

Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner denied the request by...