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Former Kansas patrol trooper indicted for excessive force

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:53pm

A former Kansas Highway Patrol trooper has been indicted on a charge alleging that he used excessive force.

Police: Pregnant woman overdoses, charged with baby assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:50pm

A Pennsylvania woman who overdosed on heroin while pregnant and had to undergo a cesarean section is being charged with assault on her unborn child, authorities said.

Inmate fatally shot, deputy wounded inside Tennessee clinic

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:50pm

Officials say an inmate was killed and an officer wounded after the prisoner attacked one of his escorts inside a Tennessee clinic.

Arizona wildfire forces thousands of people from their homes

Matt York and Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:42pm

A wildfire burning Wednesday through a dense Arizona forest has forced thousands of people from their homes, closed a major road and created a huge plume of smoke over the same area devastated by a blaze that killed 19 firefighters four years ago.

US not seeking death for Guantanamo detainee in Bali bombing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:40pm

U.S. military prosecutors are not seeking the death penalty against a Guantanamo Bay detainee facing charges in the deadly 2002 Bali nightclub bombings in Indonesia.

The Latest: Senate panel approves $700 billion defense bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:35pm

The Latest on deliberations by the House and Senate Armed Services committees over the 2018 defense budget (all times local):

Judge tosses suit claiming excessive force in traffic stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:34pm

A judge has dismissed a federal lawsuit filed by a Utah woman who says a state trooper ripped her from her car during an early-morning stop on a dark side street.

Sister of WWII soldier gets his long-lost Purple Heart, flag

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:34pm

A 95-year-old woman whose brother was killed during World War II has received his long-lost Purple Heart and the flag that was used at his burial.

Utah's US Attorney supports immigration bills at White House

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:26pm

U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber has appeared at the White House in support of two immigration measures, one that would stiffen the punishment for people who re-enter the U.S. illegally and another that would cut funding to "sanctuary" cities.

FBI agent in court on charge of lying about rancher shooting

Steven Dubois, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:26pm

An FBI agent pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that he lied about shooting at a key figure in last year's armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge just before the man was killed by Oregon police.

The Latest: Trump arrives at fundraiser, met by protesters

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:26pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's first re-election fundraiser (all times local):

The Latest: Raging fire forces Arizona campground closures

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:18pm

The Latest on wildfires burning in the Western U.S. (all times local):

Trump urges passage of House immigration bills

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:16pm

President Donald Trump is urging the House to pass legislation that would stiffen punishments on people who re-enter the U.S. illegally and for "sanctuary" jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate with federal deportation forces.

Man guilty of Vegas hammer attack avoids charges in killings

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:14pm

Police created a "human decoy," posing a mannequin like a sleeping homeless person, to catch a man they believe bludgeoned two men to death and injured a third in downtown Las Vegas.

Appeals court ruling opens door to Ohio resuming executions

Lisa Cornwell and Kantele Franko, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:14pm

Ohio moved a step closer to resuming executions as a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday in the state's favor in a case over its lethal injection process.

2 crash victims, 1 suicide after police chase in New Orleans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:14pm

A car fleeing Louisiana State Police troopers crashed in New Orleans on Wednesday, killing a 2-year-old girl and a man who were thrown from the vehicle, authorities said. A third man killed himself at the scene.

Bison rams, injures married couple at Yellowstone

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:10pm

A husband and wife were injured when a bison rammed them as they were taking photographs in Yellowstone National Park.

Senate Intelligence Committee to get access to Comey memos

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:00pm

The Senate Intelligence Committee has an agreement to get former FBI Director James Comey's memos of his conversations with President Donald Trump.

South Korean leader vows to stand with Trump on NKorea

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:43pm

South Korea's new leader vowed Wednesday to stand firmly with President Donald Trump against North Korea, playing down his past advocacy of a softer approach toward the nuclear-armed nation as he made his first visit as president to Washington.

Man who died during armed robbery identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:40pm

The Dane County Medical Examiner has identified the man who died during an armed robbery at a Culver's restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin.