Cities cancel Christmas activities over weather threat

Christmas is going to have to wait for some parts of the Deep South because of a threat of severe weather
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Aryan Circle gang leader, member sentenced in slaying

A leader and a member of a prison-based "whites only" gang have been sentenced for being accessories-after-the-fact to a murder
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Mining initiative foes accused of taking foreign donations

Backers of a Montana citizen's initiative that would add new mining regulations say a foreign-owned mining company is illegally bankrolling an industry campaign
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Texas inmate executed for killing girlfriend in 2000

A Texas inmate was executed Thursday evening for fatally running over his girlfriend in a jealous rage more than 18 years ago. It was the state's second executi
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The Latest: Texas executes 2nd inmate in 2 days

A 46-year-old Texas inmate has been executed for fatally running over his girlfriend in a jealous rage more than 18 years ago.
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The Latest: Supreme Court won't stop Texas execution

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to stop the scheduled execution of a condemned Texas inmate who insists he didn't fatally run over his girlfriend in a jealou
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2nd Texas inmate set for execution this week wants it halted

A Texas death row inmate who insists he didn't fatally run over his girlfriend in a jealous rage is facing execution in what would be the state's second lethal
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The Latest: 5.4M people under hurricane watches, warnings

The threat of punishing winds and potentially cataclysmic flooding from Hurricane Florence in portions of the Carolinas has motorists streaming inland
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The Latest: 5.4M people under hurricane watches, warnings

The National Weather Service says more than 5.4 million people live in areas now under hurricane warnings or watches on the U.S. East Coast
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The Latest: Airlines cancel flights ahead of Florence

Airlines are beginning to cancel flights ahead of Hurricane Florence making landfall later this week
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The Latest: Analysts say storm unlikely to disrupt pipelines

There are two big fuel pipelines in the path of Hurricane Florence, but analysts think the storm is unlikely to disrupt the flow of gasoline or other products
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The Latest: Hurricane warnings issued for parts of Carolinas

Forecasters have issued a hurricane warning for parts of the Carolinas as Hurricane Florence barrels toward land
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The Latest: Forecasters expect 2.4M to be without power

Forecasters at the University of Michigan predict that 2.4 million people will lose power from Hurricane Florence and some outages could be prolonged
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Appalachian communities flooded in 2016 wary of Florence

Officials in West Virginia towns inundated by deadly storms two years ago are monitoring the track of Hurricane Florence
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Police: Man drove 110 miles to hide body of woman he shot

A North Texas man has been arrested after police say he drove more than 100 miles from his home to dispose of the body of a woman he's accused of killing
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2 'whites-only' gang members accused in slaying plead guilty

Federal authorities say a leader and a member of a prison-based "whites only" gang have pleaded guilty in Louisiana to being accessories after the fact in a 201
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Person who made phone threat to Oklahoma school identified

State officials say the FBI has identified a person in Los Angeles who they say made a threatening phone call to the Oklahoma School for the Deaf
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Oklahoma School for the Deaf closed after threat called in

Oklahoma officials have shut down a state school for deaf students after they say the facility received a threatening phone call
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North Texas lake project advances, completion expected 2025

A new lake project to add to the North Texas water supply is progressing through the permitting process and is expected to be completed by 2025
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BC-IL--Illinois News Digest 1:30 pm, IL

BC-IL--Illinois News Digest 1:30 pm, IL
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Southwest Louisiana looking at bicycle-sharing programs

Southwest Louisiana officials are looking at bike-sharing. New Orleans has such a program, and Baton Rouge and St. Tammany Parish are studying whether to do so.
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Sei Young Kim shatters LPGA scoring record in 9-shot victory

Sei Young Kim becomes the first player in LPGA Tour history to go lower than 30 under in a 9-shot victory
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Kevin Na wins by 5 shots in West Virginia for 2nd tour win

Kevin Na breaks a nearly seven-year winless drought on the PGA Tour, shoots 6-under 64 for a five-stroke victory at A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier
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Na rides a hot putter to a rare victory at Greenbrier

Kevin Na rides a hot putter to halt a winless streak of nearly seven years on the PGA Tour
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