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Court documents show rope, concrete link man to wife's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 10:10am

Court documents show a Texas man was arrested in the drowning of his estranged wife in a Fort Worth-area lake after police determined that a rope around her neck tied to concrete to weigh her down came from his home.

Supreme Court refuses to block Texas voter ID law

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 10:01am

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal to stop Texas from enforcing its challenged voter ID law. But the court said it could revisit the issue as the November elections approach.

University of Louisville to remove Confederate monument

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 10:01am

Officials say a Confederate monument will be removed from near the University of Louisville campus.

Woman's close call with lightning bolt leaves lasting impact

David Dishneau, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 10:01am

Mollyann Hart lives daily with reminders of the lightning strike that propelled her and her sister out of a state park observation tower.

Feds seek to join suit against Idaho's public defense system

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 10:01am

The U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson are requesting to weigh in on a class-action lawsuit against Idaho's public defense system.

House again approves DC private school voucher program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 10:01am

The House has voted again to reauthorize the nation's only federally funded private school voucher program, which is open to students in the District of Columbia.

Report: 11-year-old boy shoots home intruder

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 10:01am

An 11-year-old Alabama boy says he opened fire with a gun and wounded a man suspected of breaking into his home.

Former US Naval Academy instructor faces new charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:50am

The military is filing new charges against a former U.S. Naval Academy instructor convicted in 2013 of committing indecent acts, fraternization and conduct unbecoming an officer.

Punishments but no criminal charges in US attack on hospital

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:42am

A U.S. gunship attack on a hospital in Afghanistan that killed 42 people occurred because of human errors, process errors and equipment failures and none of the crew knew they were striking a trauma center, a top U.S. general said Friday.

Police in Washington state fatally shoot man with knife

Lisa Baumann, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:31am

Two Spokane officers fatally shot a man outside a homeless shelter after he approached them with a knife, police said.

Pilot says he saw 1 of 2 missing teen fishermen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:30am

A pilot who was part of a massive search to find two missing teen fishermen told investigators he's positive he saw one floating on debris two days after their boat capsized.

The Latest: 4 young girls run away from Florida foster home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:30am

The Latest on four girls who ran away from a foster home near Tampa, Florida. (all times local):

2 behind Planned Parenthood videos rejecting plea deals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:30am

Two anti-abortion activists arrested in connection with making undercover Planned Parenthood videos are rejecting plea deals offering them probation.

Officer saves elderly woman moments before car sinks

Jessica Schneider, CNN  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:29am

It was a daring water rescue unlike any Lt. Erick Jenkins had experienced in his 27-year career with the Groton, Connecticut, Police Department.

Pentagon: Sixteen U.S. military personnel disciplined in mistaken gunship attack on charity hospital in Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:20am

Pentagon: Sixteen U.S. military personnel disciplined in mistaken gunship attack on charity hospital in Afghanistan.

The Latest: Patrol to create computer model of Georgia crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:20am

The Latest on a car crash that killed four University of Georgia students (all times local):

Gen. Joseph Votel: Mistaken U.S. attack on charity hospital not a war crime because it was unintentional

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:20am

Gen. Joseph Votel: Mistaken U.S. attack on charity hospital not a war crime because it was unintentional.

Pentagon: Afghan hospital properly entered on no-strike list, but gunship crew had no 'ready access' to list during deadly attac

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:10am

Pentagon: Afghan hospital properly entered on no-strike list, but gunship crew had no 'ready access' to list during deadly attack.

Omaha Public Schools to review severe weather guidelines

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:10am

Omaha Public Schools says it's reviewing its severe weather procedures after parents were told they couldn't take shelter inside an elementary school during a tornado warning.