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Owner of gay nightclub hit by mass shooting plans memorial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:10pm

The owner of a gay Florida nightclub that was the site of the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history wants to build a memorial on the club's property.

Fire at upstate New York home kills father, visiting son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:10pm

Authorities say an 89-year-old man and his 62-year-old son visiting from Ohio have died in a fire at the father's upstate New York home.

Deputies search lake for missing California boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:10pm

Homicide detectives are searching a lake in Santa Barbara County for a missing 5-year-old boy whose father was arrested after being found unconscious at a Southern California park.

NC Republicans override gov's veto in latest partisan clash

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:04pm

Republican lawmakers have voted to override new Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a bill that reduces his authority over state elections, the latest partisan clash in North Carolina over laws that chip away at executive branch power.

Police: Supervisor shot by employee had just been married

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:03pm

Police have identified the supervisor fatally shot by an employee at a Dallas office building as a 48-year-old woman who had been married just a month ago.

The Latest: North Carolina watches rising rivers after rain

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:56am

The Latest on heavy rains that have prompted flooding worries in North Carolina (all times local):

Wyoming man faces up to 40 years in prison for sexual abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:56am

A Wyoming man has pleaded guilty to amended sexual abuse charges after originally being scheduled to stand trial on Monday.

Number of Dallas police officers at lowest level in a decade

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:47am

The number of police officers serving Dallas has fallen to its lowest level in about a decade while the department also is falling short of its goal for new hires, the interim police chief told a city council committee.

Driver fatally shot after police pursuit around LA County

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:47am

The driver of a stolen car who led police on a high-speed pursuit across southeast Los Angeles County on Tuesday morning was fatally shot by police after turning down a road that led to a closed gate and trying to drive toward officers.

Trump condemns Holocaust deniers

Vivian Salama and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:47am

Pledging to confront anti-Semitism in all its forms and to "never be silent," President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced as accomplices to "horrible evil" anyone who denies that 6 million Jews were killed during the Holocaust.

The Latest: Flynn lawyer says client told DIA about trip

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:33am

The Latest on the congressional probe of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election (all times local):

Wyoming forest roads slow to open because of snow

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:33am

Portions of the Bridger-Teton National Forest in northwest Wyoming are scheduled to open to the public next Monday, but visitors in vehicles will find limited access because roads are soggy or still covered with snow.

Panel to release detailed report on Oklahoma's death penalty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:30am

An 11-member commission of prominent Oklahomans that's been conducting a comprehensive review of Oklahoma's use of the death penalty is expected to release its findings.

White-power groups banding together, but for how long?

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:27am

White extremists, almost by nature, are seldom good at working together.


Former Trump aide Flynn may have broken law, lawmakers say

Chad Day and Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:25am

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to break U.S. law when he failed to seek permission or inform the government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizations after a trip there in 2015, leaders of a House committee investigating possible Russian ties with the Trump campaign said Tuesday.

Woman gets prison in death of man with maggot-filled wound

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:17am

A woman was sentenced Tuesday to up to 10 years in prison in the death of her disabled boyfriend, whose foot wounds became severely infected and filled with maggots.

No sign probes into Russia, Trump campaign will die down

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:17am

An FBI investigation and congressional probes into the Trump campaign and contacts with Russia continue to shadow the administration, each new development a focus of White House press briefings and attention on Capitol Hill.

State seeks 89 percent graduation rate for Wyoming students

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:17am

The Wyoming Department of Education has laid out several goals it plans to achieve within the next 15 years, including an 89 percent high school graduation rate.

Police ambush killer won't take stand in bid to spare life

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:10am

The gunman who ambushed two state police troopers at their barracks in 2014 decided Tuesday he would not take the stand to try to persuade jurors to spare his life.

Former NY police, lawyer arrested in gun licensing probe

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:08am

A former New York City police lieutenant, two former police officers and a lawyer who once worked as a prosecutor were arrested in a federal gun licensing probe Tuesday as authorities said police employees traded speedy handling of gun permits for paid vacations, jewelry, catered parties, cash and visits to strip clubs.