U.S. & World News

Heinz Offers to Help Reformed 'Ketchup Thief'

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Heinz is offering to help a person who fears that the theft of a bottle of ketchup has led to bad luck. The thief took a bottle from a New Jersey restaurant. But when the…

Trump Rule to Change Enforcement of Endangered Species Act

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is releasing a final rule Monday that's expected to make major changes in the way it enforces the Endangered Species Act. The Endangered Species Act is credited with helping save the bald eagle, California…

Jeffrey Epstein has Died by Suicide in Jail

NEW YORK (AP) - A former law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that Jeffrey Epstein has died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges in New York. The medical examiner's office in Manhattan confirmed the financier's death. The…

EPA Won't Approve Warning Labels for Weed Killing Chemical

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Trump administration has instructed companies not to warn customers about products that contain glyphosate, a move aimed at California as it fights one of the world's largest agriculture companies about the potentially cancer-causing chemical. The…

Police: El Paso Shooting Suspect Said He Targeted Mexicans

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Authorities say the 21-year-old man accused of carrying out the deadly mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart confessed after surrendering and said he had been targeting Mexicans. El Paso Detective Adrian Garcia said in…

Influential Iowa State Senator Opposes Red Flag Gun Laws

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - An influential Iowa Republican legislator says he opposes gun legislation that would allow authorities to take firearms away from people deemed a threat to themselves or others. Sen. Jake Chapman said Thursday he will oppose…

Dozens Released After Massive Mississippi Immigration Raids

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Dozens of immigrant workers have been released a day after being detained in the largest immigration raid in a decade in the United States. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials say 680 people were arrested in Wednesday's…

Bouncer: I 'Would've Died' Saving People in Ohio Shooting

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A bouncer says he was determined to block the Ohio gunman from entering his bar in Dayton's entertainment district. Jeremy Ganger vividly remembers the gunman's "dead stare" as he advanced toward Ned Peppers early Sunday. Twenty-four-year-old…

McConnell, GOP Senate Unlikely to Act Swiftly on Guns

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is resisting pressure to bring senators back from recess to address gun violence. Instead, the Republican leader is taking a more measured approach to consider the options. But that could very likely…

Trump Administration to Seek Britain Trade Deal After Brexit

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration will pursue a free-trade agreement with Britain as soon as possible after Britain leaves the European Union. Pompeo says the administration remains committed to respecting the British decision…

USA Today HQ Evacuated After Report of Man with Weapon

McLEAN, Va. (AP) - The headquarters of USA Today was evacuated Wednesday afternoon as police responded to reports of a man with a weapon in the building. The newspaper reported that alarms sounded and police squad cars converged on the…

O'Rourke Forgoing Iowa to Stay in Texas After Mass Shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is canceling a series of campaign stops in Iowa and will remain in El Paso, Texas, through the weekend as his hometown continues to cope with a mass shooting that killed 22…

Trump's Tariffs Could Blot Out Positive Economic Story

WASHINGTON (AP) - Just last week, solid economic numbers appeared to be helping President Donald Trump's reelection prospects. The United States had achieved its longest economic expansion. Stock prices were climbing. Job gains were steady. Consumers had scaled up spending.…

Officials: 37 People Treated for Injuries in Ohio Shooting

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Ohio hospital officials say 37 people have been treated for injuries connected to the mass shooting in Dayton over the weekend. Authorities have said 14 people were treated for gunshot wounds after a gunman opened fire…

On Facebook

kdlttv-kdlt-300x100-146964-08082016-808

On Twitter