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1 student hurt, another in custody in Ohio school shooting

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:51am

A male student who was shot and wounded at an Ohio school was hospitalized Friday, and another student suspected in the shooting was in custody, officials said.

Wisconsin student wants sex charges dismissed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:41am

A suspended University of Wisconsin student accused of sexually assaulting and harassing several women is asking a judge to dismiss four of the 21 charges against him, arguing that some of his actions were no worse than "Happy Days" television character Arthur Fonzarelli's antics.

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Trump takes charge: Sworn in as nation's 45th president

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:31am

Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington. His victory gives Republicans control of the White House for the first time in eight years.

Woman charged in teen's shooting says she felt unsafe

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:22am

A central Georgia woman charged with shooting a teenage boy in the head said she and her husband had been terrorized by young people throwing rocks for days before she opened fire.

Decorated officer accused of beating girlfriend's 5-year-old

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:21am

A decorated Massachusetts police officer has been charged with beating his girlfriend's 5-year-old son.

Maryland reducing operations at 75-year-old prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:21am

Maryland's prison agency says it's reducing operations at the 75-year-old Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.

President Trump says in inaugural address, 'When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:21am

President Trump says in inaugural address, 'When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice'

Canadians plead guilty to violations at parks across US West

Matthew Brown and Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:15am

Three Canadians will be banned from federal lands for five years after pleading guilty to walking on a sensitive hot spring in Yellowstone National Park and other crimes at parks across the Western U.S., park officials said Thursday.

Bogus doctor performed physicals at Philadelphia high school

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:11am

Authorities are investigating how a woman with phony medical credentials ended up giving physicals last year at a Philadelphia public high school.

President Donald Trump tells American people in his inaugural address, 'This moment is your moment. It belongs to you'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:11am

President Donald Trump tells American people in his inaugural address, 'This moment is your moment. It belongs to you'

Donald Trump takes oath of office as the 45th president of the United States

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:01am

Donald Trump takes oath of office as the 45th president of the United States.

Prosecutor: Extradition of El Chapo is milestone for justice

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:01am

Saying they were bringing the world's most notorious drug lord to justice, U.S. prosecutors on Friday described Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as the murderous architect of a 3-decade-long web of violence, corruption and drug addiction and announced they were seeking a $14 billion forfeiture from him.

The Latest: Officer, woman killed; search on for boyfriend

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:57am

The Latest on the shooting of a police officer in a town outside New Orleans (all times local):

Texas court hearing case to limit gay marriage legalization

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:51am

The Texas Supreme Court has reversed its previous ruling and will hear a Houston case that top conservatives hope will let the state limit the impact of 2015's federal legalization of gay marriage.

Cleveland submits new police crisis intervention policy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:51am

A new crisis policy for Cleveland police will allow officers with specialized training to refer some people having a mental health or substance abuse crisis to hospitals and treatment facilities rather than arrest them for minor crimes.

Sentencing scheduled for friend of Charleston church shooter

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:42am

A friend of the man sentenced to die for gunning down nine black parishioners during a Bible study in a South Carolina church is scheduled to learn his own fate next month.

Sheriff in Louisiana tells local media that a police officer shot outside of a school has died; woman also killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:41am

Sheriff in Louisiana tells local media that a police officer shot outside of a school has died; woman also killed.

Michigan says 38 underperforming public schools could close

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:41am

For the first time, the state of Michigan is planning to close public schools for academic reasons.

DeVos finalizes ethics disclosure ahead of confirmation vote

Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:41am

Education Secretary pick Betsy DeVos has finalized her financial and ethics disclosures, paving the way for senators to vote on her confirmation next week.