Probe: Tennessee power co-op ex-accountant stole almost $1M

An investigation says an accountant stole almost $1 million from the Tennessee energy co-op that employed him
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Bomb, gun threats lock down Georgia school district

Police say multiple schools in Atlanta's suburbs are on lockdown after reports of a bomb threat at one school and threats of gun violence at two other schools
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Ex-Illinois trooper charged in crash that killed young mom

A former Illinois State Police trooper has been charged in a high-speed collision that killed a young mother
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Central Illinois sheriff's winner declared by single vote

A winner has been declared by a single vote in a central Illinois county sheriff's election
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US carrier in Hong Kong after bombers fly over S. China Sea

A U.S. aircraft carrier has arrived in Hong Kong, days after a pair of B-52 bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea
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Man's confessions solve 4 long-unsolved slayings in 2 states

Investigators in two states say they've been able to close four unsolved murder cases so far because of confessions by a man being held in Texas
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The Latest: 2 Georgia slayings solved after man confesses

Authorities in Georgia say they have closed the decades-old slayings of two women based on confessions by a man being held in Texas who says he killed as many a
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Police say 12-year-old killed by man playing with handgun

Police say a 20-year-old man claims he was playing with a handgun when it accidently fired and fatally wounded a 12-year-old boy in central Illinois
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Georgia Tech's James Banks eligible after Texas transfer

Georgia Tech forward James Banks, a transfer from Texas, granted immediate eligibility from NCAA
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Man arrested in shooting death of 12-year-old in Illinois

Authorities say a 20-year-old man has been arrested following the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy in central Illinois
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Tight race in Georgia shines light on voting restrictions

A tight race for Georgia governor shines a light on the state's voting restrictions, many of which were carried out by the Republican candidate while he served
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China, US sparring continues over South China Sea

China has bluntly told the United States to stop sending its ships and military aircraft close to islands Beijing claims in the disputed South China Sea
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China warns US to avoid islands it claims in South China Sea

China has bluntly told the United States to stop sending its ships and military aircraft close to islands Beijing claims in the disputed South China Sea
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US, China hold security talks amid trade tensions

Even as the United States and China butt heads over trade, their top diplomats and defense chiefs are meeting in Washington
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3rd man convicted in 2013 Alabama burglary shooting death

A third man has been convicted in the 2013 death of an Alabama man during a burglary attempt
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US, China holding security talks amid trade tensions

Even as the United States and China butt heads over trade, their top diplomats and defense chiefs will be meeting in Washington Friday looking to tamp down tens
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Authorities: Truck hits construction vehicle; worker killed

Authorities say a worker has died after a semi-truck failed to merge in a construction zone in central Indiana and struck a construction vehicle
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Voters in 2 Alabama counties end sheriffs' jail food bonus

Voters in two Alabama counties ended the longtime practice of allowing sheriffs to pocket whatever profits they can generate from feeding prisoners as cheaply a
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AP VoteCast: Georgia voters divided over state of the nation

Voters casting midterm election ballots in Georgia are divided over the state of the nation, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate
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As much of America voted, some chose not to or couldn't

As much of America voted, some eligible voters chose not to as others mourned a privilege lost
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As much of America votes, some chose not to or couldn't

As much of America votes, some eligible voters chose not to as others mourned a privilege lost
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Poll: A snapshot of how Georgia voters cast ballots

Voters casting midterm election ballots in Georgia are divided over the state of the nation, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate
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Obama rallies for Democrats, GOP campaigns across Illinois

Former President Barack Obama has rallied voters in Chicago to support governor candidate J.B. Pritzker and other Democrats.
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New Netflix TV series features interviews with NY soldiers

Three officers with ties to the New York Army National Guard's 42nd Infantry Division will appear in a new Netflix series about recipients of the U.S. military'
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