Bush family welcomes baby 2 days after Barbara Bush’s death

The late Barbara Bush’s granddaughter Lauren Bush gave birth to a baby boy just two days after the former first lady’s passing.

Fresno State prof blasts farmers as ‘stupid’ Trump supporters in video rife with F-bombs

A video posted online this week includes profanity-laced clips from past interviews and speeches by embattled, Bush-bashing Fresno State professor Randa Jarrar, in which she says supporters of President Donald Trump are “just f—ing stupid.”

Much of dynamite stolen from Pennsylvania construction site is recovered, ATF says

More than 350 pounds of dynamite stolen from a work site in Lancaster County, Pa., last weekend has been recovered, authorities said.

Theft of $1.2M in fajitas results in 50-year prison sentence

A former juvenile justice department employee from Texas was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison after being convicted of stealing $1.2 million in fajitas with county funds.

Planned neo-Nazi rally has Atlanta-area city bracing for potential violence

A planned white nationalist rally and counter-protests set to kick off near Atlanta on Saturday have the community concerned — even though officials have prepared additional security measures.

Manhunt underway for murder defendant who fled courthouse before guilty verdict

A manhunt was underway early Saturday for a murder defendant who fled an Atlanta courthouse Friday before a guilty verdict was announced at his trial, authorities said.

Vagrant fatally stabbed restaurant patron who was holding child, authorities say

A suspect described as a local vagrant was facing murder charges in Ventura, Calif., on Friday after he allegedly stabbed a 35-year-old father who was at a restaurant with his family, authorities said.

California man charged for fatally stabbing dad with daughter on his lap, authorities say

A man in California was charged Friday after he allegedly stabbed a man who was at a restaurant with his family earlier in the week, authorities said.

Florida high school shooting leaves one student injured; suspect in custody

A suspect was in custody following a shooting at a Florida high school Friday that injured one student, police said.

Barbara Bush’s passion for education and family lives on

As Americans from the west coast to the east coast make their way to College Station, Texas and drive up the road to the George H.W. Bush Library & Museum, one of the first signs they see is the name of the road that leads up to the building-it’s affectionately…

Ohio ex-teacher avoids jail time over charges of sex with students

Madeline Marx is classified now as a Tier III sex offender.

The Latest: 2,500 attend public viewing for Barbara Bush

The Latest on the death of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Officials say around 2,500 people have walked past a casket holding former first lady Barbara Bush during a public viewing at a Houston church.

Amid dark clouds over U.S. farms, some see opportunity to prosper

At a small farm in Rockville, located in Hanover County in the central part of Virginia, a customer peruses the fare of grass-fed beef, poultry and eggs and asks the young proprietor, C.J. Isbell: “Is this pasture raised?”

John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy adviser

John Bolton is putting his stamp on the National Security Council, announcing Friday that Mira Ricardel will be joining the group as deputy national security adviser.

Driver in illegal immigrant smuggling case gets life sentence

James Matthew Bradley Jr., the big-rig driver who smuggled dozens of immigrants in Texas last year — 10 of whom died — was sentenced Friday to life in prison.

Video: Officers searching for trapped teen stayed in cruiser

Newly released police body cam footage shows officers staying in their cruiser as they searched for an Ohio teenager who became trapped in the back of a minivan and called 911 for help but died.

Stuck in a tree: A scared cat, and the cat’s would-be rescuer

Virginia firefighters made a double rescue Friday morning after being called in to rescue a man who got stuck in tree while trying to rescue a cat.

The Latest: Minnesota preparing case against murder suspect

The Latest on the arrest of a woman suspected of killing her husband in Minnesota and a woman in Florida (all times local): 10:50 a.m.

Bold thief steals rare, colorful butterfly from Ohio conservatory

A brazen thief was caught on camera stealing an exotic butterfly from an exhibit at an Ohio conservatory, according to reports.

Man rescued from tree after he got stuck while rescuing cat

Firefighters in Virginia have rescued a man who got stuck in a tree while trying to retrieve a cat.

Investigators focused on family of 4 in unsolved killings

A prosecutor says the investigation of the unsolved killings of eight Ohio family members nearly two years ago remains focused on a family of four that left the state for Alaska.

The Latest: Florida suspect fired gun from within restaurant

The Latest on the shooting deaths of two Florida sheriff’s deputies on Thursday (all times local): 11:30 a.m.

Authorities say motive in deputy killings may never be known

Investigators in Florida say they may never know why a man – a recluse from a rural farm community who rarely ventured into town – killed two sheriff’s deputies while they sat in a Chinese restaurant.

Sheriff: Possible arson investigated in Oklahoma wildfire

Authorities are investigating the possibility of arson in connection with one of two large wildfires burning in Oklahoma, a blaze that’s resulted in the death of one person.

Massachusetts preschool tells children to stop using the term ‘best friend’

You can say you have friends in the classroom, but if you say they are your “best friend”, that may hurt someone’s feelings.

Suspended fraternity: Offensive video was ‘satirical sketch’

A fraternity suspended at Syracuse University over an offensive video says the activities were intended as a “satirical sketch.”

Teen who helped find missing friend’s body was the killer, police say

A California teen who led a search party to the body of his missing friend — a local high school sports star — was the one who stabbed him and dumped his body near a riverbed, police said Thursday.

Mom who toured Europe, leaving 4 kids home alone, gets probation

An Iowa mother who left her four children at home while she went on a trip to Europe in September was sentenced to two years’ probation Thursday.

US taps Lockheed for $928M hypersonic project after reported gains by Russia, China

The U.S. Air Force has tapped defense giant Lockheed Martin to develop a hypersonic weapon, in a deal reportedly worth $928 million.