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1 dead, 1 injured after car strikes ceiling of tunnel

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:38:22 GMT2017-03-27T00:38:22Z

BOSTON (AP) -- Authorities say one person was killed and another was injured after the car they were in went airborne and struck the ceiling of a tunnel in Boston....



Suspect says he would rather have killed younger black man

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:26:13 GMT2017-03-27T00:26:13Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- A white Army veteran accused of killing a 66-year-old black stranger in a racial attack in New York City says he regrets killing the man because he would rather have killed a younger or more successful black victim....



Rocks, Bible thrown through windows of Colorado mosque

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:10:46 GMT2017-03-27T00:10:46Z

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- A Colorado mosque was vandalized early Sunday when someone threw rocks and a Bible through the windows of the Islamic Center of Fort Collins....



1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub gunfight

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:07:01 GMT2017-03-27T00:07:01Z

CINCINNATI (AP) -- A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 others wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said....



California slaying victims are mom, 2 kids and another woman

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:01:06 GMT2017-03-27T00:01:06Z

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The four people killed last week in a quiet Northern California neighborhood include a woman and her two children, authorities said Sunday....



Police: 'No apparent reason' for shooting on Vegas Strip bus

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:52:22 GMT2017-03-26T23:52:22Z

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire "for no apparent reason" as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said Sunday....



The Latest: School officials: Children killed loved sports

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:35:38 GMT2017-03-26T23:35:38Z

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on the slayings of four people in Sacramento (all times local):...



Trooper shoots, seriously injures driver in North Carolina

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:19:15 GMT2017-03-26T23:19:15Z

ADVANCE, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a North Carolina state trooper shot and seriously injured a driver who didn't stop when authorities tried to pull him over....



California man kills stepfather, injures mother, 3 others

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:53:22 GMT2017-03-26T22:53:22Z

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities in central California say they have arrested a man who allegedly opened fire on his parents and family friends inside his home, killing his stepfather and injuring four others, including a baby....



Lawmakers: Fired radio reporter didn't ID herself at meeting

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:45:15 GMT2017-03-26T22:45:15Z

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- A reporter for a radio station at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has been fired after state lawmakers complained she failed to disclose her presence during a meeting on a state transgender bathroom bill....



Study: Livestock grazing can benefit struggling bird species

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:44:48 GMT2017-03-26T22:44:48Z

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A new study disputes a widely-held view that livestock grazing is largely incompatible with a ground-dwelling bird that has suffered a dramatic population decline across its 11-state range in the U.S. West....



Antidepressant dose doubled before girl streamed her suicide

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:10:19 GMT2017-03-26T22:10:19Z

MIAMI (AP) -- A month before a South Florida foster child live-streamed her suicide on Facebook Live, a doctor doubled her dosage of an antidepressant....



'Still one of us': 92-year-old gets Purple Heart from WWII

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:34:58 GMT2017-03-26T21:34:58Z

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- A 92-year-old North Carolina man has finally received the Purple Heart he earned more than 70 years ago while fighting in Belgium during World War II....



33 reptiles found dead at Knoxville zoo; cause is unknown

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:26:48 GMT2017-03-26T21:26:48Z

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Thirty-three reptiles were found dead last week at the Knoxville zoo, and officials there say they have no clues yet about how it happened....



The Latest: 2 critical, 3 stable after nightclub shooting

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:19:04 GMT2017-03-26T21:19:04Z

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local):...



Officials: White House fence jumper tried again, at Treasury

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:45:14 GMT2017-03-26T20:45:14Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service says a woman who got tangled up by her shoelaces after trying to jump the White House fence last week has been arrested again after a similar stunt....



The Latest: Police: 'No apparent reason' for Vegas shooting

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:40:34 GMT2017-03-26T20:40:34Z

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The Latest on a fatal shooting on a bus along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local):...



Police identify pilot killed in fiery plane crash in Georgia

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:21:52 GMT2017-03-26T20:21:52Z

ATLANTA (AP) -- Police have identified the pilot who was killed in a fiery crash of a small plane in suburban Atlanta....



US gas prices down a penny over 2 weeks, to $2.34 a gallon

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:14:10 GMT2017-03-26T20:14:10Z

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dipped about a penny nationally during the past two weeks, to $2.34....



The Latest: Hail, powerful winds expected in Southern Plains

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:12:07 GMT2017-03-26T20:12:07Z

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Latest on severe weather expected to hit parts of the Southern Plains (all times local):...



Ahoy, justices! Floating home case winner back to high court

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:59:23 GMT2017-03-26T19:59:23Z

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Four years ago, Fane Lozman won an improbable longshot victory when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with him that his floating home was a house, not a vessel subject to seizure by a Florida city....



Judge says Pulse lawsuit may be tossed out of federal court

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:05:53 GMT2017-03-26T19:05:53Z

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A judge says a lawsuit brought by victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre against the gunman's employer and wife may be tossed out of federal court....



Trawler captain evacuated by Coast Guard off Virginia coast

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:03:09 GMT2017-03-26T19:03:09Z

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) -- A Coast Guard helicopter crew has conducted a medical evacuation off the coast of Virginia after receiving an emergency alert from a fishing vessel....



Health could affect deposition by Daley in torture suit

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:12:21 GMT2017-03-26T18:12:21Z

CHICAGO (AP) -- An undisclosed medical issue could affect whether former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley must give a deposition in a federal lawsuit alleging he ignored evidence of widespread torture by a former police commander....



Ripples from US nuclear plant closings overwhelm small towns

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:54:55 GMT2017-03-26T17:54:55Z

OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) -- Living in the shadows of the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant's cooling tower, which soars above Lake Erie in Ohio like an oversized lighthouse, brings with it some give-and-take....



Oklahoma councilwoman: Rename street honoring ex-KKK member

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:07:05 GMT2017-03-26T17:07:05Z

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- A city councilwoman is asking homeowners in an Oklahoma college town to rename a street honoring a prominent former university professor and Ku Klux Klan member....



Berkeley killing renews debate over gender pronouns

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:53:23 GMT2017-03-26T14:53:23Z

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- The first, and still only, homicide of the year in Berkeley, California, was notable for its brutality and rarity in a city where murder is unusual....



Police: 'At least a couple of shooters' involved in Cincinnati nightclub shooting; 1 kille...

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:55:51 GMT2017-03-26T09:55:51Z

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Police: 'At least a couple of shooters' involved in Cincinnati nightclub shooting; 1 killed, more than a dozen wounded....



Storms to take aim at Plains in turbulent week of weather

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:11:38 GMT2017-03-26T08:11:38Z

ATLANTA (AP) -- Storms packing tree-tumbling winds and car-denting hail could strike parts of the Plains on Sunday, the latest round in a turbulent week of wild weather across the Midwest and the South, forecasters said....



Alabama authorities: 2 teens, 2 adults killed in plane crash

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 07:14:18 GMT2017-03-26T07:14:18Z

BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. (AP) -- Authorities in Alabama say two teenagers and two adults have been killed in a small plane crash....



Biden says if he'd run for president he could have won

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 02:46:37 GMT2017-03-26T02:46:37Z

HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden says that if he had run for president in 2016 he could have won....



Arrests after scuffle breaks out at California Trump rally

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 02:17:23 GMT2017-03-26T02:17:23Z

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- A scuffle broke out on a Southern California beach where supporters of President Donald Trump were marching when counter-protesters doused organizers with pepper spray, authorities said Saturday....



No gunshots fired in store burglary at Bellagio in Las Vegas

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:54:24 GMT2017-03-26T00:54:24Z

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Las Vegas police now say there weren't shots fired during a burglary at a high-end retail store inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino....



Police evacuate popular beach to investigate possible bomb

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:52:06 GMT2017-03-25T23:52:06Z

HANAUMA BAY, Hawaii (AP) -- Honolulu police say a popular beach has been evacuated as officers and bomb squad officials respond to the discovery of what could be a bomb, Hawaii News Now reports....



Man who bound dog's muzzle with tape sentenced to 5 years

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:03:15 GMT2017-03-25T23:03:15Z

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- A South Carolina man who wrapped electrical tape around a dog's muzzle to stop her from barking has been sentenced to five years in prison....



Nissan recalls more than 56,000 cars, cites power steering

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:59:51 GMT2017-03-25T21:59:51Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nissan is recalling more than 56,000 cars because of power steering hoses that may leak fluid and potentially lead to fires....



Owner of leaking Alaska pipeline to reduce natural gas flow

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:04:58 GMT2017-03-25T21:04:58Z

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The governor of Alaska says the owner of an underwater pipeline leaking processed natural gas will temporarily reduce the amount of gas that feeds into the line....



Police cite Massachusetts sixth-grader for trespassing

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:02:12 GMT2017-03-25T21:02:12Z

WEST HARWICH, Mass. (AP) -- Police in Massachusetts served a sixth-grader with no-trespass orders after neighbors grew wary of the girl cutting through their properties to get to and from her school bus stop....



13-year-old boy dies in fall from NY roof; 2nd teen injured

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:59:00 GMT2017-03-25T20:59:00Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York police say a 13-year-old boy was killed and another teenager was injured as they tried to hop along rooftops in Brooklyn and plunged about four stories to the ground....



The Latest: Arrests made at pro-Trump rally in California

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:55:15 GMT2017-03-25T20:55:15Z

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on violence at a pro-Trump rally in Southern California (all times local):...



Verdict turns page in Penn State child molestation scandal

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:51:47 GMT2017-03-25T20:51:47Z

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State is trying to turn the corner on the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, but the former FBI director who authored a scathing report on it more than four years ago says more changes are needed, even after the conviction of the university's former president....



Report: University leader got fitness freebies

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:37:33 GMT2017-03-25T20:37:33Z

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- The outgoing leader of the University of California's Berkeley campus improperly accepted free benefits, mostly related to personal fitness, an investigation found....



Person shot in confrontation with Alabama law officers

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:27:28 GMT2017-03-25T20:27:28Z

CLANTON, Ala. (AP) -- Authorities say a person has been wounded in a shooting at a highway rest stop that involved Alabama law officers....



Mourners pack church, streets for medic struck by ambulance

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:18:15 GMT2017-03-25T20:18:15Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Emergency medic Yadira Arroyo was beloved - by her colleagues, by patients she transported to the hospital, by the store owner she spoke to on her way to work and by children who walked by her Bronx station house....



Proposal for Austin gondola lift grounded by officials

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:04:13 GMT2017-03-25T20:04:13Z

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A proposal to build a gondola lift in Austin that would have been incorporated as part of the public transit system in Texas' capital city won't be flying anytime soon....



First trial in 2015 Texas biker shootout delayed by judge

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:40:09 GMT2017-03-25T19:40:09Z

WACO, Texas (AP) -- A judge on Friday postponed the first trial over a 2015 Central Texas gunfight involving rival motorcycle gangs that left nine people dead, 20 others hurt and more than 150 bikers charged....



6-year-old got gun at LA-area school; families kept in dark

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:59:26 GMT2017-03-25T18:59:26Z

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities learned a 6-year-old brought a gun to an elementary school outside Los Angeles, but parents of other students didn't learn about it for nearly two weeks....



NYC says Trump Tower resident wrongly rented out on Airbnb

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:27:28 GMT2017-03-25T18:27:28Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- A woman who owns an apartment at Trump Tower is being fined $1,000 by the city after they say she wrongly rented it out on Airbnb....



N. Carolina father accused of killing newborn, toddler

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:10:05 GMT2017-03-25T18:10:05Z

RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) -- A North Carolina father was charged Saturday with stabbing his infant and toddler daughters to death, a day after he drove off with them "in a rage."...



High school sports star ordered to trial on rape charge

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:59:11 GMT2017-03-25T17:59:11Z

SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) -- A two-sport star at a suburban Pittsburgh high school has been ordered to stand trial on rape and other charges in an alleged assault on a 17-year-old girl....



Ex-US Rep. Stockman expects to be 'vindicated' on charges

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:58:15 GMT2017-03-25T17:58:15Z

HOUSTON (AP) -- Former U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman says he expects "to be vindicated" on allegations he conspired with staffers to bilk conservative foundations out of at least $775,000 that was meant for charitable purposes and voter education....



Lawyer for bomb suspect wants attempted murder trial moved

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:17:26 GMT2017-03-25T17:17:26Z

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) -- A lawyer for the man accused of setting off bombs last year in New Jersey and New York, injuring more than 30 people, is seeking a change of venue for his trial on attempted murder charges stemming from a shootout with police....



Poker tables keep decreasing on Nevada casino floors

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:11:52 GMT2017-03-25T17:11:52Z

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- When the Monte Carlo casino closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will be down nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago....



Ohio police: Driver shot, killed after hitting boy, 4

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:03:42 GMT2017-03-25T16:03:42Z

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Police in Cincinnati say a driver was shot and killed after his car hit a 4-year-old boy who was in the street....



Security, parking, garbage irk Ivanka Trump's DC neighbors

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:43:58 GMT2017-03-25T15:43:58Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Residents of a posh Washington neighborhood say Ivanka Trump and her family don't make for very good neighbors, taking up much of the parking on an already crowded street and leaving trash bags at the curb for days. A big part of the complaint: a huge security presence, with even a trip to the playground requiring three vans....



Troopers: Stolen National Guard Humvee found in Ohio garage

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:03:53 GMT2017-03-25T15:03:53Z

STOW, Ohio (AP) -- State troopers in Ohio say a Humvee swiped from an Ohio National Guard Armory has been found in a garage at a vacant home....



Idaho inmates: Prison violations led to amputations, death

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:47:49 GMT2017-03-25T14:47:49Z

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho inmates are asking a federal judge to penalize the state after saying prison officials repeatedly violated a settlement plan in a long-running lawsuit over health care, leading to amputations and other serious injuries and even some prisoners' deaths....



Controversial campus mural uncovered to show new sign

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:45:35 GMT2017-03-25T14:45:35Z

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- The shroud has been lifted from a University of Kentucky mural that had drawn complaints from some students due to its depiction of black workers....



Latest Rikers brutality case fuels debate over jail's future

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:30:38 GMT2017-03-25T13:30:38Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The latest in a string of brutality cases against Rikers Island guards has added fuel to a growing debate on whether New York City's notoriously violent jail complex has become so dysfunctional it should be shut down....



Immigrants find sanctuary in growing Austin church network

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:17:41 GMT2017-03-25T13:17:41Z

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Senior Minister Meg Barnhouse knows she'll need beds, a dresser, chairs and a mirror to make the classroom at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin feel more like a home for a mother and her young daughter who are still deciding whether they will become the latest immigrants seeking sanctuary from deportation by moving into a church....



Police: Florida man cited for eating pancakes in the street

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:17:09 GMT2017-03-25T11:17:09Z

LAKEWOOD, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say they've charged a Florida man recorded on video sitting in the street eating pancakes....



US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:04:21 GMT2017-03-25T06:04:21Z

CHICAGO (AP) -- A blogger from Singapore who was jailed for his online posts blasting his government was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge ruled....



UN: Israel didn't comply with UN call to stop settlements

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:02:02 GMT2017-03-25T06:02:02Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Israel took no steps to comply with a Security Council call to stop all settlement activity in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, and instead authorized "a high rate" of settlement expansions in violation of international law, the United Nations said Friday....



Officials say Kansas blaze caused $23M to $25M in damage

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 03:34:07 GMT2017-03-25T03:34:07Z

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) -- Officials in a Kansas City suburb where a fire destroyed a multimillion-dollar apartment building under construction and spread to about two dozen homes estimate the blaze caused between $23 million and $25 million in damage....



Army vet awarded Bronze Star for bravery in Vietnam battle

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 03:10:52 GMT2017-03-25T03:10:52Z

MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) -- An Army veteran was awarded the Bronze Star this week for his heroism in a Vietnam War battle that left more than 50 fellow U.S. soldiers dead and close to 200 injured....



Louisiana officer convicted of manslaughter in boy's death

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:40:14 GMT2017-03-25T02:40:14Z

MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) -- A Louisiana law enforcement officer was convicted Friday on a lesser charge of manslaughter in a shooting that killed a 6-year-old autistic boy, a gruesome encounter captured on tape by another officer's body camera....



Chicago teen apparently raped on Facebook Live relocated

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:27:33 GMT2017-03-25T02:27:33Z

CHICAGO (AP) -- The 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people viewed it live on Facebook has been relocated with her family....



The Latest: Officer convicted of manslaughter in boy's death

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:10:24 GMT2017-03-25T02:10:24Z

MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) -- The Latest on murder trial of a law enforcement officer charged in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy (all times local):...



Study: Chicago stop-and-frisk numbers drop, more work needed

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:03:28 GMT2017-03-25T01:03:28Z

CHICAGO (AP) -- A study of the Chicago Police Department's stop-and-frisk procedures released Friday revealed a dramatic decrease in the number of stops since an American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois lawsuit, but found that officers were still targeting racial minorities....



Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:26:30 GMT2017-03-25T00:26:30Z

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- The wounded warrior is now a cop - and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs....



Judge rules against UPS in untaxed cigarette case

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:10:09 GMT2017-03-25T00:10:09Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal judge ruled Friday that UPS ignored "red flags" that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations, but stopped short of imposing a $873 million penalty that regulators sought in the civil case....



Kentucky lawyer pleads guilty in massive disability scheme

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:45:24 GMT2017-03-24T23:45:24Z

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A flamboyant Kentucky lawyer who billed himself as "Mr. Social Security" pleaded guilty Friday for his role in what prosecutors portrayed as a long-running scheme to defraud the government of nearly $600 million in federal disability payments....



Arkansas inmates make longshot bid to avoid double execution

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:45:04 GMT2017-03-24T23:45:04Z

VARNER, Ark. (AP) -- Two Arkansas inmates scheduled for back-to-back lethal injections next month asked the parole board Friday to spare their lives, a longshot bid as the state prepares for an unprecedented four nights of double executions over a 10-day period....



Oregon woman pleads guilty to assaulting passenger on flight

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:06:49 GMT2017-03-24T23:06:49Z

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon woman pleaded guilty Friday to a felony assault charge that was filed after a female passenger complained that she had been groped during a flight from Las Vegas to Portland....



Victim's husband appeals for calm after Wisconsin shooting

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:03:34 GMT2017-03-24T23:03:34Z

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The husband of one of four people killed in a string of shootings by a suspect who is Hmong urged community members not to "get caught up in colors" in reacting to the attack....



Gov. Rauner vetoes overhaul of Chicago city pension system

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:02:21 GMT2017-03-24T23:02:21Z

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed legislation Friday that Chicago officials hoped would bolster the city's sagging pension systems....



Police: Beaten man arrives at hospital with mouth glued shut

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:57:42 GMT2017-03-24T22:57:42Z

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Police say a man arrived at a Missouri hospital with his lips apparently glued together after coming under attack from several people in an ongoing dispute....



Montana bill seeks abortion ban on 'pain-capable' fetuses

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:49:30 GMT2017-03-24T22:49:30Z

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The Montana Senate on Friday advanced a proposal seeking to extend protections to so-called "pain-capable" fetuses....



Investor flips Trump childhood home for 50 percent profit

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:31:40 GMT2017-03-24T22:31:40Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- A real estate investor who bought President Donald Trump's childhood home in New York City for $1.39 million in December has flipped it for a 50 percent profit....



Judge clears way for retrial of ex-Philadelphia monsignor

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:01:46 GMT2017-03-24T22:01:46Z

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Catholic church official's 14-year legal odyssey over his handling of sex-abuse complaints won't end anytime soon after a Philadelphia judge said Friday he would be retried on child endangerment charges....



Nevada officials confirm first wolf in state since 1922

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:33:38 GMT2017-03-24T21:33:38Z

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- The Nevada Department of Wildlife has confirmed the first sighting of a wolf in the state in nearly 100 years....



The Latest: Brother says shooting suspect told him goodbye

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:26:52 GMT2017-03-24T21:26:52Z

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The latest on the northern Wisconsin shootings that left four dead in several small communities (all times local):...



Plan to dig up President Polk's body _ again _ stirs trouble

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:23:43 GMT2017-03-24T21:23:43Z

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- President James K. Polk did big things for America, dramatically expanding its borders by annexing Texas and seizing California and the Southwest in a war with Mexico. Achieving undisturbed eternal rest has proved more difficult....



The Latest: US government opposes Hawaii injunction request

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:19:18 GMT2017-03-24T21:19:18Z

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- The Latest on challenges to President Donald Trump's proposed travel ban (all times local):...



Sheriff wants to bar victim testimony at his contempt trial

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:59:35 GMT2017-03-24T20:59:35Z

PHOENIX (AP) -- Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants to bar Latinos who were illegally detained in his signature immigration patrols from testifying at his upcoming trial on a criminal contempt-of-court charge....



Correction: Social Security Judge-Prison story

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:57:05 GMT2017-03-24T20:57:05Z

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- In a story March 23 about a former judge sentenced to prison, The Associated Press reported erroneously the details of a woman's Social Security benefits for a woman. The judge had approved the woman's Social Security benefits, but he did not approve her request for a retroactive lump sum payment....



Woman guilty of kidnapping baby from mall food court

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:52:09 GMT2017-03-24T20:52:09Z

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia woman charged with befriending a woman at a shopping mall and then taking her baby was convicted Friday of kidnapping and child concealment....



Police: Vegas cabbie went to victim's home after sex assault

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:45:52 GMT2017-03-24T20:45:52Z

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Police say a Las Vegas cabdriver went back to the customer he'd been accused of sexually assaulting while she was passed out and offered her money, flowers and apologies after surveillance video footage of the incident surfaced....



APNewsBreak: California could free 9,500 inmates in 4 years

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:33:30 GMT2017-03-24T20:33:30Z

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Corrections officials announced new criminal sentencing rules on Friday that aim to trim California's prison population by 9,500 inmates after four years....



The Latest: Lawsuit challenges Arkansas execution secrecy

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:53:46 GMT2017-03-24T19:53:46Z

VARNER, Ark. (AP) -- The Latest on Arkansas' efforts to conduct four double-executions next month (all times local):...



Rachel Dolezal struggles after racial identity scandal

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:52:06 GMT2017-03-24T19:52:06Z

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A white civil rights leader, fired because she led others to believe she was black, said she struggles to make a living these days because she was portrayed as a fraud....



Tennessee school bus driver pleads not guilty in deaths

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:47:59 GMT2017-03-24T19:47:59Z

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- A Tennessee school bus driver has pleaded not guilty to six counts of vehicular manslaughter in a crash last November that killed six children....



Court revives challenge of Virginia's death row conditions

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:45:04 GMT2017-03-24T19:45:04Z

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit challenging conditions on Virginia's death row....



UN warns that destroying cultural heritage may be war crime

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:05:46 GMT2017-03-24T19:05:46Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Friday condemning the unlawful destruction of cultural heritage and warning the Islamic State extremist group, al-Qaida and other combatants that such attacks may constitute war crimes....



Black man arrested in South for writing racist graffiti

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:04:24 GMT2017-03-24T19:04:24Z

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Police in South Carolina say a 19-year-old black man spray-painted racist, misogynistic and anti-gay graffiti on three buildings, including a library named for one of the black victims of the Charleston church shootings....



Man accused of keeping women to work in strip clubs indicted

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:01:10 GMT2017-03-24T19:01:10Z

ATLANTA (AP) -- A grand jury has indicted a man accused of holding women against their will in a million-dollar home near Atlanta and forcing them to dance in strip clubs....



Charge upgraded for investigator accused in hit-run death

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:58:57 GMT2017-03-24T18:58:57Z

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- A prosecutor's investigator who moonlights as a part-time police officer was arraigned Friday on an upgraded charge of leaving the scene of a fatal accident after the death of a teenager he is accused of hitting with his county-owned vehicle....



Ohio suit on community-based options for disabled advances

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:34:09 GMT2017-03-24T18:34:09Z

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A lawsuit claiming Ohioans with intellectual and developmental disabilities experience segregation when forced to receive services from institutions due to fewer community- or home-based options will be allowed to proceed....



Police fatally shoot man threatening kids with butcher knife

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:29:41 GMT2017-03-24T18:29:41Z

BALTIMORE (AP) -- A SWAT officer fatally shot a man who was threatening two young children with a butcher knife in a Baltimore home, police said Friday....



Trial of 2 psychologists over CIA torture pushed back

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:22:59 GMT2017-03-24T18:22:59Z

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Disputes over access to top secret information have led a federal judge in Washington state to push back the civil trial of two psychologists who developed harsh interrogation methods in the government's war on terror....