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Man killed in shootout after fleeing officers in Mississippi

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:40am

A man was shot to death after fleeing during a traffic stop and leading officers on a high-speed chase that ended in gunfire in eastern Mississippi.

Sheriff's Office: Teen planned shooting attack at school

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:40am

Authorities in Maryland say a shotgun, ammunition and bomb-making materials were found at the home of an 18-year-old student planning an attack at her high school.

Montenegro's bid to join NATO faces US Senate test

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:34am

Montenegro is on the verge of becoming NATO's newest member.

Judge won't release Mexican man jailed near Seattle

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:34am

A federal judge has upheld a decision not to release a Mexican man who was arrested near Seattle despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

Oklahoma police officer dies after traffic-stop shooting

Adam Kealoha Causey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:34am

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.

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

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:26am

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.

Florida officials: Aggressive efforts to stop Zika continue

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:24am

Florida officials say they're continuing aggressive efforts to stop the spread of the Zika virus.

Family sues town to demolish house after creepy letters

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:04am

A New Jersey family that wants to demolish their home after they claim they were stalked by an anonymous creepy-letter writer known as "The Watcher" has filed a lawsuit against their town.

California battalion chief fears 1 dead in residential fire

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:04am

One person is feared dead, and firefighters rescued at least seven people from a raging fire in a three-story residential building Monday in a scene that sent residents rushing from flames and billowing smoke.

Will report on Ala. gov sex scandal revive impeachment move?

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:04am

A year after Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's sexually charged phone calls with a younger female aide set off tabloid-like speculation in the Bible-belt state, the state Ethics Commission is preparing to announce whether it believes he broke the law.

Mississippi governor approves outlawing of sanctuary cities

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:04am

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a law banning sanctuary cities and other policies that might help people who have entered the country illegally.

ACLU battles Georgia over toddler's last name of 'Allah'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:53am

A civil rights group sued Georgia over the state's refusal to allow a couple to officially name its 22-month-old child "Allah."

Police: 'No apparent reason' for shooting on Vegas Strip bus

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:45am

A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire "for no apparent reason" as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said.

House intel chairman met source on White House grounds

Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:45am

House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump's associates were caught up in "incidental" surveillance, the congressman's spokesman said Monday.

Minnesota Democratic US Rep. Walz to run for governor

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:35am

U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, a Democrat who narrowly won a fifth term, said Monday that he is running for governor in his home state of Minnesota rather than trying to keep his seat in Congress.

Police: 1 dead, 5 injured in central Florida shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:35am

A woman and her boyfriend were arguing over property before he fatally shot her and also shot five others, including her two grade-school age sons, police in Florida said Monday.

Michigan police: Office, home of state Sen. Johnson searched

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:27am

The office and home of a Detroit-area state senator were searched Monday morning as part of a joint investigation involving the FBI and state police.

The Latest: Kids among residents who escaped Oakland fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:27am

The Latest on a residential fire in Oakland, California (all times local):

Utah's Spiral Jetty to become state work of art

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:13am

Utah's governor has signed a bill that designates the iconic "Spiral Jetty" sculpture on the shore of the Great Salt Lake an official state work of art.