US Naval Academy removes instructor implicated in misconduct

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A U.S. Naval Academy instructor implicated in sexual misconduct is being removed from his position, and the academy says if it had known about a former student's sexual misconduct accusation against him he would not have been allowed to teach.


North Carolina deputies shoot and kill woman at home

EAST FLAT ROCK, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say sheriff's deputies have shot and killed a woman who appeared to pull a weapon on them during a home welfare check.


North Texas at greater risk for powerful tornadoes, hail

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Forecasters have moved North Texas squarely into the crosshairs of a large storm capable of producing "significant" tornadoes and grapefruit-sized hail Tuesday afternoon and evening, placing at least 10 million people at moderate risk.

  • Written by DANIEL C. HOUSTON, Associated Press

Details of sex abuse could mean prison time for Hastert

CHICAGO (AP) — When Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty last year to breaking banking laws, sentencing guidelines suggested that the former House speaker would probably serve no more than six months in prison for making illegal withdrawals in to conceal a dark secret from his past.

  • Written by MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press