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Attorney General: Sanctuary cities are risking federal money

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:22pm

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday warned so-called sanctuary cities they could lose federal money for refusing to cooperate with immigration authorities and suggested the government would come after grants that have already been awarded if they don't comply.

The Latest: Bridge case defendant seeks to avoid prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:14pm

The Latest on pre-sentencing court filings for two convicted ex-aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie (all times local):

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Gov. Herbert signs medical marijuana research bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:14pm

Utah's governor has signed off on a bill that allows research into the risks and benefits of medical marijuana.

Police review transit bus video from Las Vegas shooting

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:12pm

Police and prosecutors were reviewing transit bus video Monday ahead of an initial court appearance for a man suspected of killing one passenger and wounding another for what authorities called no apparent reason when the double-decker bus stopped during the weekend on the Las Vegas Strip.

Tennessee Senate passes resolution to move Polk's body

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:12pm

The Tennessee Senate has passed a resolution that would allow the body of former President James K. Polk to be exhumed and moved to a fourth resting place.

The Latest: Kansas Senate advances Medicaid expansion bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:10pm

The Latest on the debate in Kansas over expanding its Medicaid program (all times local):

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Michigan, Flint to replace 18,000 lead-tainted water lines

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:04pm

Michigan and the city of Flint agreed Monday to replace thousands of home water lines under a sweeping deal to settle a lawsuit by residents over lead-contaminated water in the struggling community.

Dems force 1-week delay on panel vote on Supreme Court pick

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:03pm

Senate Democrats on Monday forced a one-week delay in a committee vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, who remains on track for confirmation with solid Republican backing.

Top House intel Democrat: GOP chairman should recuse himself from Russia probe to ensure 'impartial' investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:03pm

Top House intel Democrat: GOP chairman should recuse himself from Russia probe to ensure 'impartial' investigation.

Oklahoma authorities: Homeowner's son kills 3 burglars

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:00pm

Oklahoma authorities say three would-be burglars have been fatally shot by a homeowner's son who was armed with a rifle.

Man sentenced in purchase of bullets used in killing rampage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:53pm

An eastern Pennsylvania man accused of buying the bullets another man used to kill three people at random has been sentenced to 12 to 40 years in prison.

Mosul: 112 civilian bodies pulled from site of coalition airstrike

Muwafaq Mohammad, Ghazi Balkiz and Arwa Damon, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:46pm

Over the past three days, 112 bodies have been pulled from the site of a March 17 coalition airstrike in Mosul, senior Iraqi health official Ahmed Dubardani said.

13 states urge appeals court to OK Trump travel ban

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:41pm

A group of 12 state attorneys general and one governor is backing President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six predominantly Muslim countries, telling a federal appeals court Monday that the Republican acted lawfully in the interest of national security.

Oklahoma police officer dies after traffic-stop shooting

Adam Kealoha Causey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:41pm

A 22-year-old officer and new recruit died Monday morning after a shootout with a man who fled a traffic stop in central Oklahoma, police said.

Lawsuit: South Carolina officers shot unarmed man 19 times

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:41pm

An unarmed man who was chased and tackled by police in South Carolina was shot 17 times in the back by officers as he lay on the ground, according to a lawsuit filed by the man's family.

Tennessee family identified as Alabama plane crash victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:40pm

An Alabama coroner has identified the four members of a Jackson, Tennessee, family killed in a weekend small plane crash.

Sheriff: ICE arrests immigrants reporting for labor detail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:31pm

Federal immigration agents arrested 26 immigrants suspected of living in the country illegally as they reported for labor-detail sentences for unrelated crimes in Fort Worth, according to local authorities.

Montenegro's bid to join NATO clears US Senate hurdle

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:22pm

Montenegro is on the verge of becoming NATO's newest member after ratification of the tiny Balkan nation's admission into the alliance cleared a procedural hurdle in the U.S. Senate.

Texas man pleads guilty to claiming rigged Wisconsin jackpot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:22pm

A Texas businessman has pleaded guilty to using inside information from a lottery official to win a $783,000 Wisconsin jackpot in 2007.