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Thousands in anti-Trump women's march pack Utah Capitol

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 5:00pm

About 6,000 women and others wearing pink hats, carrying signs and chanting "Women of Utah unite," have poured into the Utah State Capitol as lawmakers started their 2017 session.

The Latest: California lawmakers confirm attorney general

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 5:00pm

The Latest on the California Senate's consideration of attorney general nominee Xavier Becerra:

NYC to pay $75 million to end lawsuit over flimsy summonses

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 5:00pm

New York City has agreed to pay up to $75 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging police officers issued nearly 1 million legally baseless criminal summonses over several years because they were under pressure to meet quotas.

Gayborhood racism is long-standing, Philadelphia report says

Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:41pm

Women, minorities and transgender people have felt unwelcome and unsafe in Philadelphia's gay neighborhood for decades, according to a city report issued Monday.

At least 1 dead in fiery tractor-trailer crash in Ohio

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:41pm

A tractor-trailer has crashed and burst into flames on a highway in central Ohio, killing at least one person.

Gillette woman enters not guilty plea in theft case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:30pm

The 30-year-old Gillette woman has pleaded not guilty to stealing from the clients of a faith-based organization that helps convicted felons re-enter society.

The Latest: Body found in LA as stormwater recedes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:30pm

The Latest on winter storms in California (all times local):

Prosecutors release video of shooting by police in Utah

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:23pm

Prosecutors released videos Monday of a high-profile police shooting that show an officer firing multiple times from short range at a suspect who was wounded after refusing to drop a metal stick during a fight near the Salt Lake City homeless shelter.

Utah lawmakers start annual session, women plan protest

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:21pm

Utah lawmakers returned Monday for their 45-day annual session, where they're expected to take up medical marijuana, a measure to toughen the state's hate crimes law and try to find more money for public schools.

Oklahoma lawmaker accused of sexual harassment won't testify

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:21pm

A Tulsa Republican legislator accused of sexual harassment by two former legislative assistants said Monday he won't cooperate with a special closed-door state House committee looking into the allegations and the use of government funds to settle with one of his accusers.

Police: 'Good Samaritan' shot robber who had killed man

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:13pm

A "good Samaritan" shot and wounded an armed robber at a San Antonio mall after another man was killed while confronting two people who had just held up a jewelry store, a police spokesman said Monday.

The Latest: Lawmakers slam ethics official over Trump tweets

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:12pm

The Latest on activities in Congress (all times EST):

7 people buried in the wrong graves at veterans' cemetery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:11pm

Seven people were buried in the wrong graves at a veterans' cemetery because grave markers in one row were off by a burial plot.

Senate debates Trump CIA pick

Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:11pm

The Senate on Monday debated whether to confirm President Donald Trump's pick to run the CIA, as Democrats raised questions about whether he is transparent in his beliefs about Russia's meddling in the U.S. election and how he feels about torture.

Marking Roe anniversary, abortion foes pin hopes on Trump

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:11pm

Abortion opponents expressed optimism Monday that President Donald Trump's early months in office would advance their cause as hundreds converged on the Kansas Statehouse to mark the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.

Bush ready to leave intensive care; wife Barbara goes home

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:11pm

Former President George H.W. Bush is still suffering from pneumonia, but is well enough to leave the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital, doctors said Monday. His wife, Barbara, has been discharged from the same facility after completing treatment for bronchitis.

Police accuse Oklahoma widow of inciting violence in video

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:03pm

The widow of a man who died after a scuffle with police in Oklahoma is being accused of trying to incite violence against officers.

Kansas man admits robbing Kansas bank to escape wife

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:00pm

A 70-year-old man who told investigators after robbing a Kansas bank that he'd rather be imprisoned than with his wife has admitted carrying out the holdup.

Report: Police violated open-records law in bodycam case

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:00pm

Kentucky State Police violated the state's open-records law by refusing a mother's request for bodycam video from her son's death by municipal police officers who were responding to a restaurant drive-thru shooting, the state attorney general's office said Monday.