EPA asks what rules to cut, gets earful about dirty water

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking suggestions about what environmental regulations it should gut, the Trump administration on Tuesday got an earful from people who say federal rules limiting air and water pollution aren't strict enough.

  • Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

Police: Suspect in Texas stabbings had mental health trouble

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The man suspected of stabbing four people at the University of Texas, one fatally, suffered from mental health troubles and had been involuntarily committed for treatment in another city, authorities said Tuesday.

  • Written by JIM VERTUNO , Associated Press

Fired officer to plead guilty in killing of black motorist

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white police officer whose killing of a black motorist running from a traffic stop was recorded on a cellphone video will plead guilty Tuesday to violating his civil rights, a conviction that could send him to prison for decades.


  • Written by JEFFREY COLLINS and MEG KINNARD , Associated Press

Police: Man killed roommate, then shot neighbor, paramedic

DALLAS (AP) — A 36-year-old man with a criminal history fatally shot his roommate before shooting a neighbor and a responding paramedic during an attack in a Dallas neighborhood that prompted police to barricade the area for hours, investigators said Tuesday.


  • Written by DAVID WARREN and CLAUDIA LAUER , Associated Press