As a partner of FOX40, the AP Wire service provides national and international coverage of breaking news, politics, health, finance, entertainment and more. The syndication network includes content from television stations and publications across the country.


Recent Articles
  • Immigrant Children Describe Treatment in Detention Centers

    SANTA ANA (AP) — Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children say they sat or lay on the cold, concrete floor of the immigration holding centers where they were taken. It was hard to sleep with lights shining all night and guards kicking their feet, they say. They were hungry, after being given what they say were frozen sandwiches and smelly food. Younger children cried in caged areas where they were crammed in with teens, […]

  • San Francisco Bans Tour Buses From ‘Full House’ Residence

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tour buses will no longer be swinging by a San Francisco house made famous in the popular 1990s sitcom “Full House.” The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency voted Tuesday to ban commercial vehicles from Broderick Street after neighbors complained. Vehicles that seat nine or more people will no longer be allowed on the block. Spokesman Paul Rose says neighbors complained about double parking and congestion outside the Victorian home, causing traffic hazards. The exterior of the […]

  • Health Officials: California Baby Dies From Whooping Cough

    SACRAMENTO (AP) — California health officials say an infant has died from whooping cough — the first such infant death in the state since 2016. The Department of Public Health said Tuesday that the baby was from San Bernardino County but didn’t provide any other details. Two infants died of the disease in 2016. Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a highly contagious respiratory ailment that can spread through coughing. Dr. Karen Smith, director of the state health department, […]

  • Alleged California Serial Rapist Wanted for Deportation

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A suspected serial rapist charged with posing as a Northern California ride-hailing driver to prey on his victims was living in the country illegally, federal immigration authorities said Tuesday. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency said it plans to deport Orlando Vilchez Lazo, 36, to his native Peru if he’s released from custody on the rape case. Vilchez Lazo was arrested last week on multiple allegations, including four counts of felony rape. He is jailed […]

  • Grizzlies Acquire Temple; McLemore Returns to Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO — The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired guard Garrett Temple from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for guard Ben McLemore, center Deyonta Davis, a future second-round pick and cash considerations. Temple, 32, scored a career-high 8.4 points per game and shot 39.2 percent from 3-point range this past season. The 6-foot-6 guard also averaged 2.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 24.8 minutes. Temple previously has played with Houston, San Antonio, Milwaukee, Charlotte and Washington. He has career averages of 5.5 points, […]

  • MGM Sues Vegas Shooting Victims in Push to Avoid Liability

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas. The company argues in lawsuits filed Friday in Nevada and California that it has “no liability of any kind” to survivors or families of slain victims under a federal law enacted after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The lawsuits […]

  • Trump Backs Down, Says He Misspoke On Russia Meddling

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed away from his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he simply misspoke when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election. Rebuked as never before by his own party, including a stern pushback from usually reserved Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the U.S. president sought to end 27 hours of […]

  • Nickelodeon Announces New ‘Rugrats’ Episodes, Movie

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy, Chuckie and the gang have a new TV and movie deal. Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures have announced the animated children’s series “Rugrats” is returning to the network with 26 episodes. The creators of the series will be executive producers. A live-action movie, written by David Goodman, featuring computer generated characters is slated to hit theaters in November 2020. “Rugrats” ran on Nickelodeon from 1991 to 2004, focusing on the imaginative lives of toddlers Tommy, Chuckie, […]

  • London Woman Impaled by Beach Umbrella on New Jersey Shore

    SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Police say a London woman was impaled by a beach umbrella on the New Jersey shore. The Asbury Park Press reports 67-year-old Margaret Reynolds was at Seaside Heights Monday afternoon when part of the aluminum umbrella pierced her right ankle and was driven completely through due to the “force of the wind.” Borough Police Chief Tommy Boyd says fire crews had to use a bolt cutter on the umbrella to free the woman and put her in […]