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Attorneys: Salvadoran Colonel's health declining in new jail

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:29am

After a judge sought to send an ailing Salvadoran colonel to a prison hospital, the U.S. Marshals Service instead moved him to a different jail that boasts "the lowest cost-per-day for inmate incarceration" in Virginia.

US: More than 100 civilians killed in Iraq bombing in March

Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:19am

A U.S. bomb that dropped on a building in the Iraqi city of Mosul set off explosive materials that had already been placed inside by Islamic State fighters, causing the structure to collapse and killing more than 100 civilians, a U.S. military investigation concluded Thursday.

The Latest: Attorney general talks tough about gang crime

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:02am

The Latest on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' speech before Tennessee law enforcement (all times local):

Gun instructor who accidentally shot man pleads no contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:00am

A Detroit-area firearms instructor who accidentally shot a man during a class has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor.

74-year-old man shot, killed by deputies is identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:00am

Authorities have identified the man shot and killed by Tennessee deputies after they say he fired shots at a neighbor and into the air.

Woman pleads guilty to West Virginia pastor's slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:00am

A woman has pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the killing of a 69-year-old West Virginia pastor.

House speaker calls Erdogan visit violence 'indefensible'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:00am

House Speaker Paul Ryan says the violence against peaceful protesters in Washington by Turkish security forces was "completely indefensible."

College renames building amid link to racial segregation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:40am

The College of New Jersey has changed the name of a building amid concern its namesake was a racial segregationist.

No link found between cancer and conditions at Guantanamo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:40am

A report by U.S. military health experts has found no link between several cases of cancer and environmental conditions in an area used for legal proceedings at the Guantanamo Bay detention center.

Woman plans guilty plea in Sandy Hook parent threat case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:30am

An attorney for a Florida woman says she will plead guilty to threatening a man whose 6-year-old son was killed in the 2012 mass shooting at a school in Connecticut.

Man killed in South Carolina crash after police chase named

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:27am

Authorities have identified the man who died when his pickup truck overturned following a 25-minute police chase in South Carolina.

Semi-truck driver pleads not guilty after I-80 crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:26am

A 44-year-old semitractor-trailer driver whose truck crashed into a bridge over Interstate 80 in Wyoming has been charged with driving more than the federal commercial driving limit of 11 hours and driving under the influence.

Bond set at $7M for suspect in Ohio house fire that killed 7

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:26am

A judge has set bond at $7 million for an Ohio man accused of setting a fire that killed seven of his neighbors, including five children.

After execution is postponed 7 times, man to be put to death

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:04am

Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur — called the "Houdini" of death row by some after he got seven prior execution dates postponed — is scheduled to be put to death Thursday evening.

Democratic congressman has heart valve replacement procedure

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:00am

The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has undergone a heart procedure and will remain hospitalized for a few days.

Woman hit by train in Kentucky dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:00am

A woman has died after she was hit by a train in Kentucky.

Skull found in cellar belongs to woman missing for 29 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:00am

An autopsy has confirmed that a skull found in a backyard cellar in Utah belongs to a woman who went missing nearly 30 years ago.

Ohio judge rejects motion to dismiss charges against officer

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:40am

Jury selection is underway after an Ohio judge rejected a defense motion to dismiss charges in the retrial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist.

West Virginia industrial plant explosion kills 2, injures 1

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:40am

An explosion at a West Virginia industrial plant has killed two people and injured a third.