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The Latest: Judge orders ex-UW student to trial in sex case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:31pm

The Latest on a suspended University of Wisconsin student accused of sexual assault and harassment involving several woman (all times local):

1 wounded in school shooting, 'could have been much worse'

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:31pm

A school shooting that left one student hospitalized and others scrambling out classroom windows could have been far worse if not for the heroics of staff members who stopped the shooter and had him pinned down when police arrived, authorities said.

The Latest: 5 rescued from flooded homeless encampment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:31pm

The Latest on California's latest storm (all times local):

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:31pm

Washington police chief: 217 arrested, accused of rioting during inauguration protests; 6 officers with minor injuries.

Man charged in fatal shooting of Wisconsin sheriff's deputy

Cara Lombardo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:21pm

A suspect is charged with killing a western Wisconsin sheriff's deputy in October and endangering the safety of several other officers as they were arresting him.

Senate confirms retired Gen. John Kelly to head Homeland Security Department in Trump administration

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:21pm

Senate confirms retired Gen. John Kelly to head Homeland Security Department in Trump administration.

3-week-old baby giraffe dies at Utah's Hogle Zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:05pm

Utah's Hogle Zoo is mourning the death of a three-week-old baby giraffe.

Analysis: Trump speech shows America getting what it ordered

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:05pm

America is getting what it ordered on Election Day.

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Trump takes charge, assertive but untested 45th US president

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:04pm

Pledging emphatically 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 riven nation facing an unpredictable era under his assertive but untested leadership.

New charges for Marine colonel accused of sexual abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 3:54pm

Authorities at Camp Lejeune say a Marine colonel accused of sexually assaulting a child is facing more charges.

Michigan says 38 underperforming public schools could close

David Eggert and Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 3:54pm

Michigan announced Friday that it plans to close up to 38 underperforming schools in Detroit and other urban communities, potentially affecting 18,000 students and marking the first time that the state could close traditional public schools explicitly for academic reasons.

PHOTOS: Pomp, fanfare and protest for Trump inauguration

Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 3:53pm

Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States Friday, vowing that "through our loyalty to our country, we will rediscover our loyalty to each other."

Man sought for probation violation after vicious dog mauling

Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 3:41pm

A 63-year-old Detroit man whose pit bulls mauled another man violated his court-ordered probation shortly after sentencing and has been on the run for more than a year, a Michigan Corrections spokesman said Friday.

Facebook restores page for breast cancer tattoo artist

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 3:41pm

Facebook says it was mistaken in disabling the accounts of a woman who aids breast cancer survivors in the St. Louis area by creating tattoos of the nipple and areola after reconstructive surgery.

Obama exits the presidency voicing optimism for the future

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 3:34pm

Closing out a barrier-breaking chapter in history, former President Barack Obama left the White House on Friday much the way he entered it eight years ago: insisting Americans have reason for optimism despite the national sense of unease.

Senate confirms retired Gen. James Mattis to run Pentagon in President Donald Trump's new administration

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 3:22pm

Senate confirms retired Gen. James Mattis to run Pentagon in President Donald Trump's new administration.

Sheriff: Man fatally shoots wife he thought was a burglar

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 3:21pm

North Carolina authorities say a man fatally shot his wife after he mistook her for a burglar.

Texas court grants appeal after 35 years without conviction

Claudia Lauer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 3:21pm

A Texas inmate who was imprisoned for 35 years while waiting for a new trial after a court overturned his murder conviction should be set free, an appellate court ruled.

Melee near Trump's parade route as police, protesters clash

Jessica Gresko, Michael Biesecker and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 3:21pm

Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just blocks from Donald Trump's inaugural parade. Scores were arrested for trashing property and attacking officers while a burning limousine sent clouds of black smoke into the sky during Trump's procession.

'El Chapo' is hauled off to US jail that has held terrorists

Tom Hays and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 3:12pm

In a scene U.S. authorities had dreamed of for decades, Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was hauled into an American courtroom Friday and then taken away to an ultra-secure jail that has held some of the world's most dangerous terrorists and mobsters.