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  • California police promote measure to limit fatal shootings

    6 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Round two gets underway Tuesday in California's fight over how best to limit fatal shootings by police through nation-leading reforms. State legislators are debating a measure that proponents said would set a national precedent by creating ...

  • AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) Harris joins impeachment call during Democratic town hall MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris joined the call for President Donald Trump's impeachment on Monday as five leading Democratic presidential contenders clashed in a series of prime-time town hall ...

  • The Latest: 6 killed in central Texas plane identified

    3 hours ago

    (AP) DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on a Texas plane crash that killed all six people on board (all times local): 9 p.m. A Houston investment banker active in local charities is among the six people killed when a twin-engine aircraft ...

  • Couple get 7 years in prison each for enslaving Guinean girl

    3 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A suburban Fort Worth couple has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison each for enslaving a Guinean woman for 16 years. A federal judge in Fort Worth, Texas, sentenced Mohamed Touré and Denise ...

  • Texas killer dies, questions still remain about girls' death

    4 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) NAVASOTA, Texas (AP) — A convicted murderer serving 70 years for a 1978 slaying near Houston who was also under investigation in the unsolved killings of 11 missing girls has collapsed and died in a Texas prison. Jeremy Desel, a ...

  • APNewsBreak: Police: Louisiana gov's office break-in, arrest

    4 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) Louisiana State police have disclosed they arrested a man last week accused of trespassing at the Governor's Mansion and damaging property. Reynard Green of Baton Rouge was booked Wednesday on counts including simple burglary, criminal trespass and criminal damage to ...

  • Oldest southern sea otter in captivity dies in California

    4 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Charlie, the oldest southern sea otter held by any zoo or aquarium, has died in California. The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach says Charlie died Monday at the age of 22. Male southern ...

  • A win for people who park too long: Tire marking thrown out

    4 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — Marking tires to enforce parking rules is like entering property without a search warrant, a federal court said Monday as it declared the practice unconstitutional in Michigan and three other states. Alison Taylor had received more than ...

  • North Carolina mom charged for having meth near baby bottle

    7 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) GRAHAM, N.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina have filed multiple charges against the mother of a 21-month-old child after saying they found methamphetamine near a baby bottle. The Winston-Salem Journal reports the Alamance County Sheriff's Office says its ...

  • Footage fuels controversy around Louisiana police shooting

    7 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Body camera footage shows a police pursuit in which a white officer fatally shoots a black man who brandished a BB gun in southwestern Louisiana. The Associated Press obtained video last week of Officer Jonathan Landrum ...

  • Man to plead guilty to threatening Boston Globe journalists

    7 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — A Los Angeles man charged with making a series of phone calls threatening to kill journalists at The Boston Globe will plead guilty. Robert Chain's lawyer said Monday that Chain plans to plead guilty to all counts ...

  • Case dismissed for 3 students who protested border agents

    7 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — Charges were dismissed against three students involved in a protest of U.S. Border Patrol agents at the University of Arizona that was captured on video. The case was dismissed Friday at the request of prosecutors after they ...

  • Wisconsin woman pleads guilty to terrorism charges

    8 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin mother of seven pleaded has guilty to trying to plan terrorist attacks on behalf of the Islamic State group by distributing information on making explosives and biological weapons. Waheba Issa Dais (dys) entered her plea ...

  • Carl Bell, who oversaw AP bureaus in 3 cities, dies at 95

    9 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Carl Bell, who served as bureau chief in three U.S. cities during more than four decades with The Associated Press, has died. He was 95. Bell's wife, Ouida Bell, said he died April 15 after a recent ...

  • Deputies: Dad shoots man who stole car with boy, 6, inside

    9 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) LANTANA, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's investigators say a Florida father chased down and shot a man who stole his car with his 6-year-old son inside. Palm Beach County Sheriff's officials say 29-year-old Lamar Thurman remains in critical condition following the ...

  • Teen charged with assault leaps from courthouse balcony

    9 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a teenager was severely injured when he apparently jumped from a Boston courthouse's interior balcony. The teenager was facing domestic assault charges in juvenile court but was not in custody. He had been ...

  • Kansas patrol: Army vet, wife killed in crash with vulture

    10 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) MEDICINE LODGE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a vulture caused a crash that killed an Army veteran and his wife as they rode a motorcycle in southern Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the bird came out of a ditch ...

  • Firefighters honor Marine killed in Afghanistan

    10 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) DOVER, Del. (AP) — Firefighters in three states are honoring a U.S. Marine and firefighter who was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. A police-escorted funeral procession carrying the remains of Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman left Dover Air Force ...

  • Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Indiana girls

    10 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities released video Monday of a man suspected of killing two Indiana teenagers two years ago and urged the public to scrutinize the footage, which shows the man walking on an abandoned railroad bridge the girls visited ...

  • Officials say 6 people died in Texas small plane crash

    11 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) DALLAS (AP) — All six people aboard a small plane died Monday when it crashed while preparing to land in central Texas, authorities said. The twin-engine aircraft went down just before 9 a.m. as it was approaching an airport in ...

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