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DAVIS, Calif. (AP) " A man who shot and killed a rookie police officer in Northern California before taking his own life during a standoff with police was a 48-year-old convict who had been ordered to surrender a semi-automatic rifle.Kevin Douglas Limbaugh's name was released Saturday as authorities...

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SEATTLE (AP) " Riding the momentum from November's elections, Democratic leaders in the states are wasting no time delivering on their biggest campaign promise " to expand access to health care and make it more affordable.The first full week of state legislative sessions and swearings-in for...

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GREAT NECK, N.Y. (AP) " Administrators at a New York middle school are begging students to leave their winter hats made by Italian apparel company Moncler at home because the pricy tops keep getting lost.The New York Post reports that administrators at Great Neck North Middle School on Long Island...

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Versace offers daring masculinity; Dolce&Gabbana go elegant

MILAN (AP) " By now, the two Milan Fashion Weeks dedicated to menswear have transformed themselves into platforms for co-ed shows and up-and-coming brands beyond the menswear stalwarts.The little more than three days of previews for next fall and winter that launched Friday evening include 52...

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The Latest: Truck crash closes highway lanes in Indiana

ST. LOUIS (AP) " The Latest on a winter storm sweeping across parts of the Midwest this weekend (all times local):5:20 p.m.Indiana State Police say northbound lanes of Interstate 65 have been closed for hours after a semitruck jackknifed along the snow-covered highway in northern Indiana.Trooper...

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Runaway Saudi woman reaches her new home in Canada

TORONTO (AP) " Tired but smiling, an 18-year-old Saudi runaway who said she feared death if deported back home arrived Saturday in Canada, which had offered her asylum in a case that attracted global attention after she mounted a social media campaign."This is Rahaf Alqunun, a very brave new...

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Crews respond to house fire in Naples

Naples and Bristol firefighters contained the fire to a three-season room; dog and canaries rescued

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Wisconsin kidnapping, killing suspect lived under the radar

GORDON, Wis. (AP) " The man suspected of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents with a shotgun nearly three months ago appears to have led an unremarkable existence until that fateful night, blending into the state's vast northwestern forests.Jake Thomas Patterson grew up in Gordon,...

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Storm dumps snow on Midwest; at least 5 dead in crashes

ST. LOUIS (AP) " A massive winter snowstorm making its way across the Midwest and into the Mid-Atlantic region dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of Missouri and contributed to at least five deaths, authorities said Saturday.The storm moved into Kansas and Nebraska from the Rockies on Friday,...

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The Latest: No movement in settling record-long shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):3:35 p.m.The partial government shutdown has slipped into the record books as the longest ever.Members of Congress are out of town, no negotiations are scheduled and President Donald Trump is tweeting into the...

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Inslee pitches to Nevada outside 2020 spotlight on DC

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) " The Democratic presidential sweepstakes might seem like a tale of Joe Biden and the Seven Senators, but there are plenty of governors and mayors looking for a chance to steal the spotlight from the former vice president and other headliners.Washington Gov. Jay Inslee...

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Selective shutdown? Trump tries to blunt impact, takes heat

WASHINGTON (AP) " The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on many Americans: Hundreds of thousands of federal employees don't know when they'll see their next paycheck, and low-income people who rely on the federal safety net worry about whether they'll make ends meet should the stalemate in...

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Houston police chief nabs driver for going 140 mph

HOUSTON (AP) " Houston's police chief says he set a new personal record when he issued a ticket to someone who blew past him going 140 mph (225 kph).Chief Art Acevedo told the Houston Chronicle the Dodge Viper "almost took my doors off" as Acevedo was driving on a highway Friday. He sped after the...

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Granddad: Wisconsin girl has no link to suspected kidnapper

MADISON, Wis. (AP) " The grandfather of a northwestern Wisconsin girl who authorities say was abducted during a home invasion that left her parents dead said Saturday that the family has no connection to the suspect and doesn't understand why he targeted her, deepening a mystery that has captivated...

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NFL: Chargers embrace road trip to play Patriots

Los Angeles is 8-1 away from home this season, including last week's playoff opener in Baltimore

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Los Angeles is 8-1 away from home this season, including last week's playoff opener in Baltimore

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Israel tried to wiretap Hamas in botched mission, group says

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) " Gaza's ruling Hamas said Saturday that Israeli undercover forces had attempted to install equipment to monitor the Islamic militant group's landline communications network during a botched mission in November.The findings of a lengthy investigation were announced by the...

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McCarrick accuser cooperates with NYC prosecutors on abuse

VATICAN CITY (AP) " The key accuser in the sex abuse case against ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has met with New York City prosecutors, evidence that the scandal that has convulsed the papacy is now part of the broader U.S. law enforcement investigation into sex abuse and cover-up in the Catholic...

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Illinois refuses permit for concert to be hosted by R. Kelly

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) " Illinois officials say a concert in Springfield that was to be hosted by R. Kelly cannot take place in the wake of new sexual misconduct allegations against the R&B star.Illinois Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Denise Albert told the Chicago Tribune that the...

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