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Doctors indicted in Detroit-area genital mutilation case

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:58pm

A grand jury indicted two doctors and a third person on Wednesday in an alleged scheme to perform genital mutilation on two girls from Minnesota at a Detroit-area clinic.

Wildfire on US refuge doubles in size in less than a week

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:56pm

A wildfire on public lands near the Georgia-Florida state line has blackened 115 square miles (300 sq. kilometers) after doubling in size within a few days, officials said Wednesday.

N Carolina lawmakers halfway to veto override on court size

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:48pm

North Carolina's House on Wednesday seized the initiative in a monthslong effort to weaken Gov. Roy Cooper, overriding his veto of a Republican bill that would reduce the number of judges on the state Court of Appeals.

Michigan bill would halt legal sex between cops, prostitutes

Chris Ehrmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:46pm

Police in Michigan would no longer be legally allowed to have sex with prostitutes during undercover investigations under legislation making its way through the Legislature.

Georgia sets execution for man convicted of killing doctor

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:46pm

A Georgia death-row inmate convicted of killing a 73-year-old doctor is set for execution next month.

Carson eyes private sector as tool to offset housing cuts

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:45pm

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson says he expects to release an agenda within the next few months that delivers "bang for the buck," partly by encouraging more private-sector collaboration.

Arguments presented in Cindy Hill defamation lawsuit

Bob Moen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:40pm

A state district judge is considering whether to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by a former Wyoming schools superintendent against a former U.S. House candidate.

Prosecutor will not charge officers who shot man 19 times

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:33pm

Three police officers who shot a black man 19 times were cleared of charges Wednesday because the man had a gun when he was killed, a prosecutor said.

US: Turkey gave about 20 minutes notice before Syria strikes

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:33pm

Turkey gave coalition forces about 20 minutes notice before launching airstrikes on Kurdish troops in Syria this week, potentially putting American forces in the region at risk, U.S. officials said Wednesday.

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FBI to look at Daggett County Jail inmate mistreatment investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:31pm

Utah state officials say the FBI wants to take a look at their investigation of a remote Utah county jail under investigation for allegations of inmate mistreatment.

15-year sentence for shooter at Black Lives Matter protest

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:30pm

A Minnesota man convicted in the shootings of five black men who were demonstrating against the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison.

Arkansas' 4th execution set after stay request rejected

Andrew Demillo and Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:28pm

Arkansas' aggressive effort to execute condemned inmates is set to conclude Thursday after the state Supreme Court refused to stay the execution of a man who killed a former deputy prison warden following an escape.

Suspended Alabama chief justice Moore declares US Senate bid

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:26pm

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice and gay marriage opponent Roy Moore announced Wednesday he is running for the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

The Latest: 2 tales: Lawmaker was either corrupt or betrayed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:26pm

The Latest on the federal fraud trial against former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown (all times local):

With wolves back under Wyoming control, hunting to resume

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:26pm

Planning for Wyoming's first wolf-hunting season in four years will get going now that a federal court has lifted endangered species protection for wolves in the state.

Reflections on a riot: LA recalls Rodney King 25 years on

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:18pm

Dee Young remembers April 29, 1992, the way most Americans of a certain age recall Sept. 11 — it's indelibly etched in his memory as the day his world and that of thousands of others changed forever.

The Latest: Suspect in trooper shooting barricaded in house

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:10pm

The Latest on the shooting of a Delaware state trooper (all times local):

Delaware trooper hospitalized, was shot at convenience store

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:02pm

A man shot a Delaware state trooper outside a convenience store on Wednesday and later barricaded himself inside his house, where he continued to fire shots at officers, police said.

Police to use DNA to identify man found encased in concrete

Margaret Stafford, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:02pm

The mother of a missing central Missouri man will be asked to provide DNA to allow authorities to determine if a body found in a crate encased in concrete in a dumpster is that of her son, who lived in a home for the developmentally disabled before he disappeared.