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Postal worker hid piles of undelivered mail in her home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:31pm

A former postal worker in Tennessee has reached a plea deal after she was accused of keeping nearly 2,700 pieces of undelivered mail inside her home.

45th Albuquerque balloon fiesta set for weekend launch

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:31pm

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:

Texas pulls out of federal refugee resettlement program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:21pm

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

Authorities investigate death of black man in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:11pm

Los Angeles County homicide detectives are investigating the death of a black man in Pasadena, and a witness says it occurred after a struggle with police.

Dad accused of drowning baby strapped in car seat gets life

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:01pm

An Ohio man accused of drowning his 4-month-old daughter in a river while she was strapped in her car seat has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Judge won't dismiss Bergdahl case over Sen. McCain comments

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:01pm

A military judge has rejected arguments that Sen. John McCain improperly swayed the prosecution of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with negative comments about the soldier who walked off his post in Afghanistan.

US official: Hackers targeted election systems of 20 states

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:51am

Hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months, a Homeland Security Department official said Friday.

Relatives of black man shot by white officer file lawsuit

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:42am

Relatives of a black man fatally shot by a white Misssippi police officer in 2015 are suing the city of Columbus, the former officer and others.

2 arrests, some schools closed amid clown threats in Ohio

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:42am

Two people were arrested and some Ohio schools were closed Friday amid a rash of reported threats involving clowns against students in three suburban Cincinnati districts.

Alabama justice off bench for defying feds on gay marriage

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:42am

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 got in trouble for refusing federal orders to move a Ten Commandments monument.

Not guilty plea entered in Tulsa officer's manslaughter case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:31am

A not guilty plea has been entered on behalf of an Oklahoma police officer charged with first-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man.

No charges against police officer in Union Station shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:31am

Prosecutors say no charges will be filed against an off-duty Baltimore County police officer who fatally shot a knife-wielding man at Washington's Union Station last year.

Lawyer: Jury should hear about cop's 'auditory exclusion'

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:31am

A lawyer for a white Oklahoma police officer charged in an unarmed black man's death says she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn't hear other officers arrive or the deadly gunshot she fired.

Police say 1 man, 2 teens dead in Minneapolis shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:31am

One man and two teenagers were found dead Friday and a woman was critically injured after a shooting in a south Minneapolis apartment, police said.

USC football player accused of rape appears in Utah court

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:22am

A suspended University of Southern California football player charged with rape in Utah and facing allegations involving the same woman in California was ordered Friday not to contact the alleged victim.

Sheriff: Tip led deputies to remains of missing teenager

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:21am

The skeletal remains of a North Carolina teenager missing since 2011 have been recovered in a rural South Carolina community after a tip from a person close to the case, a sheriff said.

US: Wells Fargo illegally repossessed 413 military members' cars

Jackie Wattles, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:15am

Wells Fargo will pay $24 million to settle allegations that it mistreated members of the military -- including illegally repossessing their cars.

Police search Connecticut home of woman lost at sea

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:11am

Police have searched the home of a Connecticut woman who is presumed dead after going missing at sea during a fishing trip with her son.

New hearing ordered for Brown student accused of sex assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:01am

A federal judge says Brown University must hold a new disciplinary hearing for a student who said he was wrongly accused of sexual assault and suspended for two years.