Feds mum on prosecution of illegal border crossers
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government refuses to say whether prosecutors in Yuma, Arizona, have scaled back a years-old program that guarantees jail time for most immigrants caught crossing the border illegally and which law enforcement officials say is crucial to public safety.
Fence-jumper makes it into the White House
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, the Secret Service said. President Barack Obama had departed the White House just minutes earlier.
Florida State suspends Winston for entire game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has suspended Jameis Winston for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday, extending its initial punishment of one half after the quarterback made "offensive and vulgar" comments about female anatomy earlier this week.
Police hunker down in ambush suspect's woods
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are hunkering down in the overnight darkness of the wooded northeast Pennsylvania neighborhood where a man suspected of the fatal ambush of a state police trooper lived with his parents.
Record amount of retardant used on California fire
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A massive Northern California wildfire is burning so explosively because of the prolonged drought that firefighters are finding normal amounts of retardant aren't stopping the flames. And so they are dropping record-breaking amounts — more than 203,000 gallons in one day alone.