Kodak Black pleads not guilty to weapons charges

Rapper Kodak Black pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival. U.S. Magistrate Judge Edwin Torres also granted the 21-year-old Black release on $550,000 bond with house arrest, although he faces other criminal cases that could keep him locked up. Assistant U.S. […]

Donald Trump rally Florida: Live updates as Donald Trump rallies in Panama City Beach after touring Hurricane Michael damage today – Watch live stream

President Trump traveled to the Florida Panhandle to fire up his staunch supporters with fiery rebukes of congressional Democrats, whom he accused of blocking additional disaster aid for the storm-hit region and wanting to give Puerto Rico “more and more” federal aid.  Holding up a paper chart which purportedly showed that the hurricane-battered island has […]

California Sex Ed Curriculum: California votes to overhaul sexual education guidelines for public schools

Sacramento — California has overhauled its guidance for teaching sex education in public schools, encouraging teachers to talk about gender identity with kindergartners and give advice to help LGBT teens navigate relationships and practice safe sex. LGBT advocates praised the new recommendations for giving such attention to a community that often is left out of […]

School bus driver who pleaded guilty to raping 14-year-old girl gets no jail time, sparking outrage and debate

A judge in upstate New York has sparked national outrage with a probation-only sentence for a school bus driver who admitted to raping a 14-year-old girl. But a state court spokesman says the judge was “well within” the sentencing range for a negotiated plea conviction for third-degree rape, which in New York means the victim […]

UNCC shooting suspect: What we know about suspected UNCC shooter Trystan Terrell

Charlotte, N.C. — Details are emerging about a gunman accused of opening fire in a University of North Carolina-Charlotte classroom during the last day of classes Tuesday. Police say Trystan Andrew Terrell, armed with a handgun that was purchased legally, killed two people and wounded four others at the school before campus police disarmed and arrested him, […]

Virginia cave rescue: 5 men freed from Cyclops Cave in Russell County, Virginia — live updates today

Five men were brought back to safety Sunday night by emergency crews in Virginia after being trapped since the morning, CBS affiliate WJHL-TV reports. The group, between the ages of 34 and 59-years-old, got stuck in a cave in southwest Virginia, about 180 miles east of Roanoke. Russell County EMA Director Jess Powers told WJHL-TV […]