Officials ask for punishment for nonprofit refusing probe

Delaware Labor Department officials say a Wilmington nonprofit accused of using training program participants as free labor should be held in contempt for resisting an investigation into the allegations
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First black starting QB reflects on changes in game, society

Marlin Briscoe became the first black quarterback to play in the American Football League in 1968
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Feds: Priest blamed sex abuse on cancer he didn't have

Prosecutors say a former New Mexico priest who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse enticed victims with gifts, and once blamed his behavior on a cancer diagnosis he didn't have
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Trump plan to rollback fuel standards to get second hearing

The Trump administration's proposal to rollback national fuel economy standards was headed for its second public hearing a day after California officials and scores of speakers here blasted it as a danger to the environment and public health
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Mother bear killed following attack on woman; cubs relocated

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission says a mother black bear that attacked a woman has been killed and its three cubs have been moved to a remote area
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Protections restored for grizzly bears; hunts blocked

A U.S. judge has restored federal protections to grizzly bears in the Northern Rocky Mountains, blocking the first hunts planned for the animals in the Lower 48 states in almost three decades
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Cosby's day of reckoning comes after 3-year sex assault case

Bill Cosby could be in prison by day's end as reckoning comes in 3-year sex assault case
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Lawyer: Firing of officer who killed neighbor is premature

The attorney for a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her black neighbor inside his own apartment says the officer's firing was premature and unfair
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Police: Men accused of murder in possible revenge shootings

Two men are accused of killing a man and wounding two others in retaliation for another fatal shooting
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NTSB expected to determine cause of Air Canada close call

A US safety board meets to determine why an off-course Air Canada jet flew over four other jetliners in San Francisco
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School district's facility charges anger coaches, parents

A suburban Philadelphia school district's decision to charge nonprofits for use of their facilities angered coaches and parents
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With newfound aggressiveness, GOP ramps up Kavanaugh fight

Kavanaugh says he won't let "false accusations drive me out of this process."
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In TV interview, Kavanaugh denies sexually assaulting anyone

Kavanaugh declares in a televised interview that he never sexually assaulted anyone in high school or at any other time in his life
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Singer Gary Numan's tour bus involved in fatal crash

Police in Cleveland say a tour bus carrying singer Gary Numan has struck and killed a 91-year-old man
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6 Southern California students treated after taking Xanax

Six Southern California high school students have been examined at hospitals after taking the drug Xanax, and two were later arrested
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Defense to call more witnesses in Chicago officer's trial

Defense attorneys will continue calling witnesses in the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke
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Police: Gunshots fired in Manchester

Police in New Hampshire are investigating a report of shots fired in Manchester.
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Police: Man tried to set Bronx deli on fire

New York City police are searching for a man they say tried to set a Bronx deli on fire following a dispute with an employee
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Police: 14-year-old bicyclist struck by 2 vehicles

Authorities in New Jersey say a 14-year-old boy who was struck by two vehicles has been hospitalized in critical condition
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Officials suspend day care following infant's death

Massachusetts education officials closed a day care following the death of an infant
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Police: Woman stabbed woman in park

Police in Maine continue to search for a man they say stabbed a 33-year-old woman in a park.
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Police: Over 75K in equipment stolen from business

Police in Connecticut are searching for a suspect they say stole thousands of dollars' worth of construction equipment from a business
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Police investigating credit card activity at water utility

Police in Rhode Island are investigating suspicious credit card activity at a water utility
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Mental health worker admits to sexually assaulting girl

A Vermont mental health worker admitted to sexually assaulting a child
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Quebec man sentenced to prison in NY for marijuana smuggling

Canadian man sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for conspiring to smuggle thousands of pounds of marijuana into the United States through the Akwesasne Mohawk Indian Reservation in northern New York
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Defense pathologists questions accuracy of teen's autopsy

A defense expert in the trial of a white police officer charged with murder in the death of Laquan McDonald on Monday criticized the official autopsy results in testimony that seemed to contradict what video of the 2014 shooting shows
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New York Labor Department gets $8M federal training grant

The New York State Department of Labor will receive $8 million in federal grant money to train dislocated workers
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Winner to be announced in NY clean energy contest

The winner of a $1 million sustainable energy contest is set to be announced in Binghamton
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Mexican mother of 4 allowed to return to US

The Mexican mother of four U.S.-born children who was deported despite claims of threats by a Mexican drug cartel has returned to the United States.
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New Hampshire expects more visitors this fall

Tourism officials in New Hampshire are projecting a slight increase in the numbers of visitors and the amount spent this fall in the state
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