- Man vows to keep stalking TV reporter - when probation is up Updated: May-26-16 4:38 pm
MEDIA, Pennsylvania - A man has vowed in court to resume stalking a Philadelphia TV news reporter as soon as his probation for doing so expires in 15 years.
- Azerbaijan frees investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova Updated: May-25-16 1:06 pm
BAKU, Azerbaijan - A prominent, award-winning Azerbaijani journalist was released on probation Wednesday following a storm of international protests about her imprisonment, which has been widely seen as an attempt to silence a critical voice.
- 2 more journalists go missing in lawless area of Colombia Updated: May-24-16 9:27 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Two more journalists were reported missing Tuesday in a lawless region where Colombian security forces were already carrying out an extensive search for a prominent Spanish journalist who disappeared over the weekend.
- SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China 'happy' US-Vietnam ties warming Updated: May-23-16 11:58 pm
A look at some recent key developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves:
- Any Cabrera, veteran AP LatAm editor, reporter, dies at 60 Updated: May-23-16 5:42 pm
MEXICO CITY - Any Cabrera, a veteran AP journalist who covered many of Latin America's biggest stories during 33 years as a reporter and editor, died suddenly Monday morning at her home in Mexico City.
- Embattled lawmaker accuses reporter of trespassing Updated: May-23-16 8:19 am
FRANKLIN, Tennessee - Embattled state Rep. Jeremy Durham has brought criminal trespass charges against a reporter for the Nashville Scene weekly newspaper, accusing her of trying to enter his Franklin home while seeking an interview.
- Winners announced in Michigan APME newspaper contest Updated: May-22-16 2:12 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Newspapers in Detroit, Flint and Greenville were named the best in the state Sunday in the annual Michigan Associated Press Media Editors newspaper competition.
- Winners announced in 2015 PAPME contest Updated: May-20-16 11:52 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The Patriot-News and the Erie Times-News won sweepstakes awards Friday at the Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors' annual banquet.
- Winners announced in 2015 PAPBA contest Updated: May-20-16 9:03 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Four radio and television stations were honored with the Joe Snyder Award for Outstanding News Service on Friday at the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association's annual awards banquet.
- Group that helped sell Iran nuke deal also funded media Updated: May-20-16 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON - A group the White House recently identified as a key surrogate in selling the Iran nuclear deal gave National Public Radio $100,000 last year to help it report on the pact and related issues, according to the group's annual report. It also funded reporters and partnerships with other news outlets.
- Consumer groups ask court to reconsider records ruling Updated: May-19-16 6:24 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Consumer advocates asked the Indiana Supreme Court on Thursday to reconsider a recent ruling that allows lawmakers to ignore requests for emails and other documents that are made under the state's public records law.
- Joint effort on Florida mental hospitals wins APME honors Updated: May-19-16 5:15 pm
NEW YORK - A joint effort of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and the Tampa Bay Times exposing treacherous and violent conditions in Florida's state-funded mental hospitals won top honors in the 2016 Associated Press Media Editors Innovation in Journalism Awards.
- Ex-journalism teacher at CMU charged with child pornography crime Updated: May-19-16 4:38 pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Michigan - A man who taught journalism at Central Michigan University has been charged with possessing child pornography, an investigation that began when pornographic images were mistakenly displayed in class with his computer.
- China rejects US claim of unsafe aerial intercept Updated: May-19-16 3:12 pm
BEIJING - China on Thursday rejected U.S. claims that its fighter jets maneuvered unsafely when they intercepted an American Navy reconnaissance plane over the South China Sea, and demanded that the U.S. end such missions close to Chinese territory.
- Journal Sentinel president will retire next month Updated: May-17-16 12:24 pm
MILWAUKEE - A president who led the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel through the economic challenges of a recession and a shift in advertising revenue while maintaining prize-winning journalism plans to retire next month.
- Winners announced in 2015 Ohio APME newspaper contest Updated: May-15-16 2:50 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Newspapers in Columbus, Canton, Mansfield, Newark and Lancaster were named the best in the state Sunday in the annual Ohio Associated Press Media Editors newspaper competition.
- Ohio AP media organization elects new board members Updated: May-15-16 2:48 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Jo Ingles, a reporter for WYSO-FM/Ohio Public Radio/TV News Bureau in Columbus, was elected president of the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors association for 2016-17 at the group's annual convention Sunday.
- Newspapers at Oklahoma City, Enid win general excellence Updated: May-15-16 11:34 am
TULSA, Oklahoma - The Oklahoman, the Enid News & Eagle and The Journal Record at Oklahoma City won the general excellence awards from the Associated Press-Oklahoma News Executives group for work in 2015. The awards were announced Saturday night in Tulsa.
- Colorado journalists honored at CAPER awards Updated: May-14-16 11:01 am
DENVER - The Denver Post, the Daily Camera of Boulder and the Durango Herald won first place awards for general excellence Friday in the annual Colorado Associated Press Editors & Reporters contest.
- Correction: Hawaii-Water Study story Updated: May-13-16 6:04 pm
HONOLULU - In a May 12 story about the University of Hawaii receiving an award from the National Science Foundation to study water sustainability, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the funding would help pay to drill wells. No drilling will be conducted with this money.
- The Latest: Skelos' nephew accused of assault outside court Updated: May-12-16 5:09 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on the sentencing of former Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son (all times local):
- Representative says actress Emma Watson had offshore company Updated: May-11-16 12:52 pm
NEW YORK - A representative for "Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson said she had an offshore company for privacy reasons only.
- Panama files show Russian crackdown on offshoring is failing Updated: May-11-16 12:24 pm
MOSCOW - The thousands of Russian names on a list of offshore companies suggests President Vladimir Putin's effort to crack down on such entities is ineffective, experts say, and highlights how keeping wealth abroad remains one of the few ways to keep it safe from corrupt local officials.
- Panama Papers law firm threatens legal action Updated: May-10-16 9:57 pm
PANAMA CITY - The Panamanian law firm at the center of the huge trove of leaked documents detailing offshore financial dealings says it will take legal action against an international consortium of journalists.
- Adriane Ohanesian wins prize named for AP photographer Updated: May-10-16 3:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Kenya-based freelance photojournalist Adriane Ohanesian, who has documented conflicts in Sudan and South Sudan, has won an award for courage named for an Associated Press photographer killed on assignment in Afghanistan in 2014.