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  • Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A grand jury in Savannah, Georgia, has determined police were justified in fatally shooting a 20-year-old man they had come to arrest in January. The grand jury report concludes Ricky Boyd… The post Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified appeared first on WTOP.

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  • US government set to release hurricane season outlook

    MIAMI (AP) — U.S. government forecasters are set to release their prediction for how many hurricanes and tropical storms they expect to form over Atlantic and Caribbean waters in the next six months. The six-month… The post US government set to release hurricane season outlook appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Nurse who sued hospital for retaliation awarded $28 million

    BOSTON (AP) — A jury has ruled that a Boston hospital retaliated against a Haitian-American nurse who stood up for a black colleague and has awarded her $28 million. Gessy Toussaint’s attorney described Wednesday’s verdict… The post Nurse who sued hospital for retaliation awarded $28 million appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Kentucky judge candidate dies 1 day after primary victory

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 43-year-old Kentucky lawyer running for judge collapsed and died the day after he got the most votes in a primary election. Danny Alvarez was described as “a true public servant,… The post Kentucky judge candidate dies 1 day after primary victory appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Woman's family petitions court to ID officers in her killing

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Attorneys for the family of a woman who was shot and killed by police in Mississippi have filed a petition in federal court seeking to force the department to provide the… The post Woman’s family petitions court to ID officers in her killing appeared first on WTOP.

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  • California's West Hollywood declares 'Stormy Daniels Day'

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Stormy Daniels: Freedom fighter or city icon? The porn actress who is suing President Donald Trump was praised Wednesday as a heroine in West Hollywood, California. About 100 people cheered… The post California’s West Hollywood declares ‘Stormy Daniels Day’ appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Mexican Mafia busted for running crime in LA County jails

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County jails are run by the sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wields the power in the underworld that thrives behind bars. The organization made up of leaders from… The post Mexican Mafia busted for running crime in LA County jails appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday launched an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on the imports of automobiles into the United States, moving swiftly as talks over the North American Free Trade… The post Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs appeared first on WTOP.

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  • The Latest: 3 found dead; person of interest interviewed

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the deaths of three people in a Los Angeles home (all times local): 6 p.m. Los Angeles police are interviewing a person of interest in the deaths of… The post The Latest: 3 found dead; person of interest interviewed appeared first on WTOP.

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  • The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the auto industry (all times local): 9 p.m. President Donald Trump is directing the Commerce Department to begin an investigation into whether tariffs are needed… The post The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Michael Jackson estate slams ABC TV special on his last days

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The estate of Michael Jackson is objecting to an ABC TV special on the end of the King of Pop’s life, calling it a crass attempt to exploit Jackson without respect… The post Michael Jackson estate slams ABC TV special on his last days appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Los Angeles police Investigate complaints against USC doctor

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police have opened a criminal investigation into years of complaints against a University of Southern California gynecologist accused in lawsuits of groping patients. Capt. Billy Hayes tells the Los Angeles Times… The post Los Angeles police Investigate complaints against USC doctor appeared first on WTOP.

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  • The Latest: Las Vegas casino strike would have ripple effect

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the contract negotiations between Las Vegas casino workers and businesses (all times local): 5 p.m. What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country… The post The Latest: Las Vegas casino strike would have ripple effect appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Family rejoices at finding of soldier's World War II plane

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Kelly grew up on a Northern California farm and once thought of becoming a cowboy before World War II got in the way. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air… The post Family rejoices at finding of soldier’s World War II plane appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Police were justified in fatally shooting a 20-year-old man, a grand jury said Wednesday, after concluding that he pointed a BB pistol at officers who had come to arrest him. Savannah… The post Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified appeared first on WTOP.

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  • The Latest: West Hollywood declares 'Stormy Daniels Day'

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Stormy Daniels receiving the key to the city of West Hollywood (all times local): 5 p.m. It’s “Stormy Daniels Day” in West Hollywood, California. Mayor John Duran… The post The Latest: West Hollywood declares ‘Stormy Daniels Day’ appeared first on WTOP.

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  • 10 Things to Know for Thursday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. HOW TRUMP IS PUSHING BACK AT MUELLER The president brands his latest attempt to discredit the special… The post 10 Things to Know for Thursday appeared first on WTOP.

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  • The Latest: ABC: Jackson TV special respects copyrights

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Michael Jackson estate’s objections to a television special about him (all times local): 4:45 p.m. ABC says its documentary on Michael Jackson airing Thursday night is news… The post The Latest: ABC: Jackson TV special respects copyrights appeared first on WTOP.

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  • In GOP immigration battle, factions split over citizenship

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Divisions over whether to provide a conduit to citizenship for young “Dreamer” immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally loomed as the pivotal sticking point Wednesday as House Republicans searched for a solution… The post In GOP immigration battle, factions split over citizenship appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Forecasters predict Central Pacific could see 6 hurricanes

    HONOLULU (AP) — Forecasters say the Central Pacific could see anywhere from three to six hurricanes this year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center released its prediction Wednesday for the next… The post Forecasters predict Central Pacific could see 6 hurricanes appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

    NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that President Donald Trump is violating the First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter because of their political views. U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald… The post Judge: President can’t block critics on Twitter appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Top aide cancels plans to leave Pruitt's EPA

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A top aide to Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt has called off plans to leave. Lincoln Ferguson, a senior adviser at the agency, said Wednesday that John Konkus had decided to… The post Top aide cancels plans to leave Pruitt’s EPA appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Defense chief tells Air Force graduates to be ready for war

    AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the 984 new lieutenants who are graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy should be prepared to face war. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports… The post Defense chief tells Air Force graduates to be ready for war appeared first on WTOP.

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  • 20 hurt when semi slams into school bus in Wisconsin

    LODI, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say 20 people were hurt, including four seriously, when a semi crashed into a school bus in south central Wisconsin. Officials say nine injured people were being treated at UW… The post 20 hurt when semi slams into school bus in Wisconsin appeared first on WTOP.

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