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Video suggests police drove at California man they then shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:41pm

Dashboard audio indicates two police officers may have tried to hit a homeless man with their police cruiser before fatally shooting him in Sacramento this summer, a newspaper reports.

Judge refuses to toss Planned Parenthood lawsuit over videos

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:41pm

A federal judge in San Francisco has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by Planned Parenthood over videos that a group says show employees of the organization illegally selling parts of aborted fetuses.

Prosecutors want crackdown on websites selling illegal sex

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:41pm

Prosecutors from around the world say the fight against sex trafficking is moving online as traffickers use popular websites to advertise sexual services.

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Ex-USC linebacker appears in Utah court to face rape charge

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:35pm

Osa Chad Masina, a former Brighton High football star and now suspended USC linebacker, made his first court appearance Friday on charges of raping a woman in Cottonwood Heights.

Charlotte police to release all video in black man's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:20pm

Police in Charlotte say they will release all of the dashcam and body camera video from the fatal shooting of a black man that sparked in riots in the city.

Stripper segregation: Feds say club mistreats black dancers

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:01pm

Clothed in the power of the law, the federal government is again suing a Mississippi strip club, saying black strippers should be treated equally when they take it all off.

Alabama justice off bench for defying feds on gay marriage

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:01pm

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was removed from the bench Friday for defying the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage, more than a decade after he was ousted for disobeying a federal order to take down a 2 ½-ton monument to the Ten Commandments.

Ohio police fatally shoot armed murder suspect near home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:44pm

Police fatally shot a murder suspect who was seen with a gun in his jacket before he ran from officers and was ordered to stop in a confrontation, authorities in Ohio's capital said Friday.

State police: Armed man killed after Detroit-area chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:31pm

An armed man who called himself a "sovereign citizen" was fatally shot Friday by Michigan State Police after racing away from a traffic stop and leading troopers on a chase in suburban Detroit, authorities said.

Videos showing police shooting of black man released

Julie Watson and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:21pm

Police released two videos Friday showing an officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb and said they hoped showing the footage would ease escalating tensions.

FBI returns to home of man charged in bombings in 2 states

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:11pm

Federal investigators are again gathering evidence from the home of a man charged with setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey.

Armed man dies after struggle with California police

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:11pm

A man armed with a knife and reported to be bipolar died after a struggle with Pasadena police officers who were called to an apartment early Friday following reports of a disturbance.

Construction worker dies in American Fork trench collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:01pm

A Utah construction worker is dead after a trench collapse in American Fork.

Relatives of black man shot by white officer file lawsuit

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:01pm

The son of a black man fatally shot by a white Mississippi police officer in 2015 has filed a lawsuit against the former officer, the city of Columbus and others for what it called a wrongful death.

Texas pulls out of federal refugee resettlement program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:51pm

Texas has formally stopped helping the U.S. government provide aid and services to refugees, citing alleged security concerns.

2 lawmakers aid after West Virginia car crash

Michelle C. Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:41pm

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Nevada Rep. Joe Heck came to the aid of victims of a fatal car crash in West Virginia on Thursday night.

White House snafu: Obama transcript puts Jerusalem in Israel

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:34pm

The White House rushed Friday to correct a diplomatic blooper after an official transcript listed Jerusalem as part of Israel, contradicting a delicate U.S. policy that takes no position on the city's status.

45th Albuquerque balloon fiesta set for weekend launch

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:31pm

The 45th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is set to begin Saturday and is expected to draw close to a million visitors to central New Mexico. Here are some key things to know for the event:

Police: Killings of 3 in Minnesota was domestic violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:31pm

One man and two teenagers were found dead Friday and a woman was critically injured after a shooting in a south Minneapolis apartment that appears to have been an incident of domestic violence, police said.

Board apologizes after flap over separate low-income school

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:23pm

A Mississippi school board is apologizing after the superintendent was quoted saying the district might consider an optional separate school to try to boost low-income students' academic achievement.