3 hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI

Three computer hackers whose "botnet" known as Mirai virtually paralyzed chunks of the Internet in 2016 have received light sentences after helping the FBI with cybercrime and cybersecurity

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Former Chicago police commander linked to torture dead at 70

Jon Burge, a former Chicago police commander who was linked to numerous cases of misconduct and abuse of suspects, has died in Florida

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Lawmaker: US Senate staff targeted by state-backed hackers

A U.S. senator says foreign government hackers continue to stalk U.S. senators and their aides through personal email accounts, but the Senate's security arm refuses won't help defend them

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Arkansas inmate released from prison after judge's ruling

An Arkansas man whose 1992 murder conviction was overturned with the help of the Midwest Innocence Project has been freed from prison

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Domata Peko renews his rivalry with the Ravens

Denver Broncos nose tackle Domata Peko renews his rivalry with the Baltimore Ravens this weekend

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota finally cleaned up

Officials say cleanup has been completed on a massive oil pipeline leak in western North Dakota that has been called one of the biggest onshore spills in U.S. history

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Arthur Mitchell, pioneering black ballet dancer, dies at 84

Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

How 65 women came to Kavanaugh's defense in matter of hours

Sixty-five women came to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's defense in matter of hours in a letter-writing campaign, and more than a dozen signers who've since spoken to The Associated Press or other media outlets are standing by their declaration.

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

UN says Colombia's coca production surges to record high

A United Nations report says cultivation of the plant used to make cocaine has reached an all-time high in Colombia, adding pressure on President Ivan Duque to resume an aerial spraying program suspended by his predecessor over health concerns

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Women slain in Border Patrol case endured trying lives

Women allegedly killed by Border Patrol supervisor in Texas endured trying lives

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

US agrees to improve worker safety at polluted nuclear site

The U.S. government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over employee exposure to chemical vapors at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Ryan Coogler to produce LeBron James' 'Space Jam 2'

'Black Panther' director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James and the 'Space Jam 2' team

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press