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Ohio court will hear debate on autopsies of 8 family members

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:47am

The Ohio Supreme Court says it will hear a dispute over releasing copies of final autopsy reports in the unsolved slayings of eight family members.

Victim of double shooting in Casper dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:47am

Authorities say a man who was critically injured in a shooting at a residence in the northern part of Casper has died.

Man gets 7 years for in connection to shooting of girl, 10

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:47am

An Idaho man involved in a shooting that injured a 10-year-old girl struck by a stray bullet has been sentenced to at least seven years in prison.

Second man arrested in fatal shooting of Rutgers student

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:40am

A second man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Rutgers University student last year.

Trump lays out tougher approach to illegal immigration

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:33am

Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House.

Thousands flee, freeway shut in flooding near San Francisco

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:33am

Rising floodwaters sent at least 14,000 residents fleeing inundated homes in San Jose, California, and forced the shutdown of a major freeway Wednesday.

Death in Mississippi: Suspect arrested in slaying of family

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:14am

Authorities have charged one person in the shooting deaths of a 5-year-old boy and his mother, grandmother and aunt at their home in eastern Mississippi.

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Father and son die after their vehicles collide in Alabama

Madeline Holcombe, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:14am

A father and son in Alabama were killed when they crashed into each other in a head-on collision.

Caretaker filmed performing sexual dance on 100-year-old man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:05am

Police say a caretaker was filmed performing a sexually provocative dance on a 100-year-old resident at an Ohio assisted living home and has been charged with gross sexual imposition.

APNewsBreak: College Board to boost SAT security globally

Joe Mandak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:50am

The firm that owns the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years.

Woman visiting husband's grave dies after cemetery crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:33am

A Pennsylvania woman visiting her husband's grave died after she had an asthma attack that caused her to crash her car in the cemetery.

Trail reopens after authorities say nails purposely placed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:27am

Authorities have reopened a popular North Carolina park closed after a runner impaled his foot on a nail that they believed was purposely placed.

Wrongfully imprisoned man could get $1.55M from Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:44am

A man who spent more than three decades in prison for a crime he didn't commit could be getting $1.55 million from the state of Virginia.

Sheriff's office staffer who talked to FBI sues over firing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:31am

A former south Louisiana sheriff's office employee says the sheriff wrongly fired her for cooperating with the FBI in an investigation against him.

Kentucky ark attraction adding biblical truth exhibit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:57am

Kentucky's massive biblical attraction the Ark Encounter is opening a new exhibit that promotes the message of the Bible.

Fund gets $10 million grant for Vietnam education center

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:40am

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund has received a $10 million grant for its proposed education center in Washington.

South Carolina man indicted for threats against Obama, Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:40am

A South Carolina man has been charged with threatening then-President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump last year.

Gang member accused in officer's slaying was on probation

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:22am

A California criminal justice reform initiative played no role in the length of the prison sentence of a gang member who is accused of shooting two police officers, one of whom died, officials said Tuesday.

Conservative forces clash in Trump's early days

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:55am

Milo Yiannopoulos represented the conservative movement's struggle with powerful and conflicting forces in the early days of Donald Trump's presidency, even before he lost his job and speaking slot in this week's Conservative Political Action Conference.

GOP members of Congress face Trump foes at town halls

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:53am

Republican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration as he held a town hall in Virginia.