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Delaware trooper fatally shot outside convenience store

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:13pm

A man shot and killed a Delaware state trooper outside a convenience store Wednesday and later barricaded himself inside his house, where he continued to fire shots at officers, police said.

The Latest: Attorney general vows 'sanctuary city' fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:13pm

The Latest on a federal judge's ruling that blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from sanctuary cities (all times local):

The Latest: Fresno suspect may not be mentally competent

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:10pm

The Latest on the case against suspect in Fresno murder rampage (all times local):

The Latest: Police use explosive at suspect's front door

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:02pm

The Latest on the shooting of a Delaware state trooper (all times local):

Dad reveals Hawaii site where he dumped dead son

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:50pm

The father of a Hawaii boy who went missing 20 years ago has led police to the site where he dumped his son's remains.

Immunity sought for NC motorists who hit protesters in roads

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:41pm

A motorist who strikes a protester blocking a public road in North Carolina would be immune from civil liability — under a bill before lawmakers — if the driver exercised "due care."

Activists: Mexican who sought refuge in US church detained

P. Soloman Banda, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:41pm

A Mexican man who once sought sanctuary from deportation in a Colorado church was detained by federal immigration agents Wednesday morning as he went to a warehouse to get tile to install on a job, his wife said Wednesday.

White man gets 15 years for shooting 5 black men at protest

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:32pm

A white Minnesota man who was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison Wednesday for shooting and wounding five black protesters said he'll live with the consequences of his actions for the rest of his life, but stopped short of apologizing.

Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence

Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:11pm

Ann Coulter said Wednesday that she was forced to cancel her speaking event Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence but might still "swing by to say hello" to all her supporters.

The Latest: Berkeley police plan high visibility Thursday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:00pm

The Latest on Ann Coulter's appearance at UC Berkeley (all times local):

Trump puts bull's-eye on Bears Ears National Monument

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:57pm

President Donald Trump signed an executive order to review national monument designations over the past 21 years, mentioning Bears Ears National Monument when he vowed to return power to the states and end the "abuse" of the Antiquities Act.

Arkansas' set to conclude executions with 4th on Thursday

Andrew Demillo and Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:53pm

Arkansas' aggressive effort to execute condemned inmates is set to conclude Thursday after the state Supreme Court refused to halt the execution of a man who killed a former deputy prison warden following an escape.

North Carolina DA says police justified in 2016 shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:50pm

A North Carolina district attorney says two police officers involved in the shooting death of a man last August acted in self-defense.

Arkansas judge pulled from death penalty cases seeks probe

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:41pm

An Arkansas judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration after issuing an order blocking executions asked two disciplinary panels Wednesday to investigate the state's attorney general and Supreme Court, accusing both of violating ethics rules when he was barred from handling capital punishment cases.

Texas poised to pass 'sanctuary city' ban with jail penalty

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:32pm

Texas Republicans were poised Wednesday to take a big step toward banning "sanctuary cities" in their state, debating a bill through which police chiefs and sheriffs could even be jailed for not cooperating fully with federal immigration authorities.

Wyoming wolf hunts to start again after US court decision

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:23pm

Wyoming will hold a wolf hunt for the first time in four years this fall now that a federal court has lifted endangered species protection for wolves in the state, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department said Wednesday.

Report: Cows, chickens taint Shenandoah River with E. coli

Sarah Rankin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:20pm

Excessive livestock manure from millions of turkeys, chickens and cows in Virginia is making its way into the Shenandoah River, polluting the scenic waterway with unsafe levels of E. coli, according to a new report from an environmental advocacy group.

The Latest: EU official urges Arkansas to stop execution

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:10pm

The Latest on Arkansas' plan to execute several inmates before the end of April (all times local):

A look at prominent figures in 1992 riot, where they are now

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:03pm

Some of the key players have died. Others have gone on quietly with their lives in the 25 years since a jury acquitted four white police officers in the videotaped beating of black motorist Rodney King.

No verdict yet in eye doctor's $105M Medicare fraud case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:00pm

A jury has failed to reach a verdict on the first day of deliberations in the Medicare fraud trial of a prominent Florida eye doctor who is accused separately of bribing a U.S. senator.