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Jury selection begins for man accused of killing Baby Doe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:15pm

Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of a man charged in the killing of a 2-year-old girl whose image was shared by millions of social media users after her body washed up on a Boston Harbor island.

Second lawsuit says Kentucky police framed person for murder

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:15pm

A Tennessee man says he spent five years in jail for a murder he did not commit because a State Police detective and a former Kentucky sheriff lied to protect a man who was related to the detective and had bribed the sheriff.

Eastern Idaho woman saves toddler from drowning

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:14pm

An eastern Idaho woman is being called a hero after she spotted a stroller fall into a fast-moving irrigation canal and jumped in to save the little boy strapped inside.

Flynn's letter to Senate committee cites 'escalating public frenzy' in refusing to turn over records in Russia probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:10pm

Flynn's letter to Senate committee cites 'escalating public frenzy' in refusing to turn over records in Russia probe.

US: Nearly 740,000 foreigners overstayed visas last year

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:06pm

The U.S. Homeland Security Department says nearly 740,000 foreigners who were supposed to leave the country during a recent 12-month period overstayed their visas.

Monte Cristo Highway to reopen Thursday after winter closure

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:00pm

State Road 39 will reopen to all traffic for the spring and summer seasons Thursday.

Dad of crash victim leaves note of gratitude in Times Square

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:00pm

The father of a Michigan tourist killed by an out-of-control driver in Times Square has left a note at a makeshift memorial to thank New Yorkers for their support.

Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:54am

The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other states.

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Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment, AP has learned

Chad Day and Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:54am

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, will invoke his constitutional right against self-incrimination on Monday and decline to hand over documents sought under subpoena by a Senate panel investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned.

Judge denies bail for 3 men in 6-year-old's shooting death

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:50am

A judge has denied bail to three Mississippi people accused of killing a 6-year-old boy.

US doctor killed on Everest was climbing tallest peaks

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:40am

A global adventurer when he wasn't seeing patients in small-town Alabama, Dr. Roland Yearwood recently left his rural home to face the same challenge that could have killed him two years ago: Scaling Mount Everest.

White Maryland student to appear in stabbing of black man

Jessica Gresko and Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:40am

The FBI is investigating the unprovoked stabbing of a black man at the University of Maryland as a possible hate crime after a white student who belonged to a racist Facebook group was arrested nearby with a knife in his pocket, police said.

Convicted killer of 11 women appeals to US Supreme Court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:40am

A Cleveland man sentenced to die for killing 11 women and hiding the remains in and around his home has appealed his case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Police: Man slays neo-Nazi roommates over Islam disrespect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:40am

A man arrested after leading police to the bodies of his two roommates told officers that he killed them because they were neo-Nazis who disrespected his recent conversion to Islam.

Man gets 10-year sentence for shooting Georgia officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:40am

A man who shot a Georgia police officer after luring him into an ambush with a 911 call has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Mom of twins killed in fire while she bought pot gets jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:40am

A New York woman whose twin toddler sons died in a fire while she went to buy marijuana has been sentenced to a year in jail.

California legalization lets pot convictions go up in smoke

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:29am

Jay Schlauch's conviction for peddling pot haunted him for nearly a quarter century.

Cops: Man who cited extortion on child porn site is arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:29am

Authorities say an Ohio man who told police he visited a child pornography website and was now being extorted faces a child pornography charge.

Texas bathroom bill could expose secrets of transgender kids

Meredith Hoffman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:20am

Each morning, Joanna Smith's 7-year-old son pulls on a T-shirt and shorts, boasts how fast he can tie his sneakers and heads to school. An honor-roll student who loves science and spelling, he often stays after class to run on the playground with his large group of friends.

Rep: Sorry for using 'lynch' over Confederate statue removal

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:05am

A Mississippi lawmaker has apologized for saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments.