Company announces $850 million shipyard expansion

Submarine builder Electric Boat reveals plans for an $850 million shipyard expansion in Connecticut
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Cheyenne man gets 8-15 years in prison for stabbing death

A 21-year-old Cheyenne man charged with a series of crimes has been sentenced to eight to 15 years in prison for stabbing a man to death and concurrent, shorter sentences for having sex with a 13-year-old girl and kicking a police officer
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The Latest: Weather Service confirms tornadoes in Minnesota

The National Weather Service has confirmed that tornadoes struck near the southern Minnesota communities of Granada and Morristown
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Idaho prison officials send more inmates out of state

Idaho Department of Correction officials say they have moved another 150 inmates to a prison in Texas because there aren't enough prison beds in Idaho
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Michael Cohen visits NY courthouse a month after guilty plea

President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has paid an unannounced visit to the federal courthouse in New York where he pleaded guilty a month ago
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Prison guard accused of possessing drug to distribute

Authorities have arrested a North Carolina correctional officer after she was found with 85 strips of a prescription drug used to treat people who have become dependent on opioids
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Woman stabs 5 - including newborns - at New York nursery

Police say a woman stabbed five people _ including three newborn babies _ inside a New York City home that was apparently being used as a nursery and then slashed her own wrist
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Democrat Barnes' comment on Trump backers draws GOP ire

The Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in Wisconsin is suggesting that President Donald Trump's administration want to create a "superior race," a comment that's drawing the ire of Republicans
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How it looks: Optics key in fight over Kavanaugh hearing

Kavanaugh vs Ford: Who goes first, who cross-examines, when it happens key points in Washington battle over optics
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The Latest: Mom of gang victim remembered as "warrior"

A district attorney who got to know the mother of a teenager who was murdered allegedly at the hands of gang members says the mom was "our Batman and our Robin."
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The Latest: Source: Ford to discuss death threats with FBI

A source close to Christine Blasey Ford says she plans to meet with FBI agents about death threats she says she's received since accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually molesting her years ago.
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Nevada seeks again to overturn FEMA denial of wildfire aid

The state of Nevada and its congressional delegation are again appealing to the U.S. government to reverse an earlier decision to deny disaster assistance to a remote rural area ravaged by a huge wildfire near the Idaho line
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Zinke heads to Zion to highlight park maintenance backlog

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to join Utah congressmen in visit to Zion National Park to highlight backlog of maintenance projects
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Woman killed in gang-related drive-by shooting near Seattle

Officials say a 51-year-old woman was killed by a stray bullet from a gang-related drive-by shooting in a Seattle suburb
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Woman twice arrested for OWI within 1½ hours

Dane County sheriff's officials say a deputy arrested the same woman twice for drunken driving within an hour and a-half
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US agency endorses plan to block new mining near Yellowstone

U.S. officials are recommending approval of a plan to block new mining claims for 20 years on public lands in the mountains of Montana north of Yellowstone National Park
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Urban timber harvest plan spurs anger

Plans to log forestland near an urban area and adjacent to a proposed outdoor recreation area have created anger and worry in Springfield
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NC State Fair to provide preview of fried food fare

If you're hankering for a Krispy Kreme burger or deep-fried Oreos and just can't wait for the North Carolina State Fair to open next month, here's a temporary fix
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Doctor admits writing opioid prescriptions to help drug ring

A New Jersey doctor has admitted writing fraudulent prescriptions to funnel tens of thousands of high-dose opioid pills to a drug ring
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Taiwan police arrest US 3D gun man accused of sex with minor

Taiwanese media say authorities have arrested the owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns who is wanted in the U.S. for paying an underage girl for sex
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Judge denies bid to block courthouse immigration arrests

A judge on Massachusetts' highest court has denied a bid to block federal agents from arresting immigrants targeted for deportation at state courthouses
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Washoe Judge Weller fined $2,500 for comments about women

A family court judge in Reno has been fined $2,500 for making inappropriate remarks about women last year at a meeting on domestic violence
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Rivals for Georgia governor clash on 'religious freedom' law

Rivals for Georgia governor clash over whether state needs a law protecting religious beliefs
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Mourners gather to remember slain Kansas deputy

Thousands have gathered to mourn a Kansas sheriff's deputy who is credited with saving lives when he killed his attacker before collapsing and dying from a gunshot wound
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Missouri Southern drops plans for dental school

Missouri Southern State University has abandoned plans for a dental school to operate in partnership with the University of Missouri-Kansas City
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APNewsBreak: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill

APNewsBreak: Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River
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Kansas court considers challenge to railroad regulation

BNSF Railway is challenging a Kansas law that limits how long trains can block intersections
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Felton Pruett dies; played steel guitar with Hank Williams

A musician who played steel guitar with Hank Williams on the Louisiana Hayride radio show has died
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The Latest: Alleged gang victim mom was 'Batman and Robin'

A district attorney who got to know the mother of a teenager who was murdered allegedly at the hands of gang members says the mom was "our Batman and our Robin."
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State doles out $12.4M in bicycle safety grants

Connecticut is spending more than $12 million to make bicycling safer, more fun and more accessible around the state
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