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Police accuse Oklahoma widow of inciting violence in video

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:32pm

The widow of a man who died after a scuffle with police in Oklahoma is being accused of trying to incite violence against officers.

Authorities: Marital dispute led to Texas killings, suicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:31pm

Authorities say a marital dispute led to a shooting in which a man wounded his wife and her sister and killed two other relatives before taking his own life at their Houston-area home.

White NYC officer awaits punishment in killing of black teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:31pm

The disciplinary trial of a white New York Police Department officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager has ended, but his punishment probably won't be known for several weeks.

The Latest: Officials say base lockdown done as precaution

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:23pm

The Latest on a lockdown at an Air Force base in Arizona.

Judge focuses on keeping police shooting case in Cincinnati

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:22pm

The judge who has taken over the case of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop emphasized Monday that she is focused on keeping his murder retrial in Cincinnati.

Trump admin backs off pledge of immediate immigration change

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:21pm

President Donald Trump will focus immigration enforcement efforts first on criminal immigrants in the country illegally, his administration said on Monday, offering hope to more than three-quarters of a million young immigrants protected from deportation under the Obama administration.

NYC agrees to pay up to $75 million over dismissed summonses

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:15pm

New York City has agreed to pay up to $75 million to settle a federal class-action lawsuit that accused police officers of writing at least 900,000 summonses for offenses like trespassing, disorderly conduct and urinating in public that were later dismissed because of legal insufficiency.

Nebraska state senator criticized for women's march retweet

Grant Schulte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:14pm

A Nebraska state senator who had cybersex with a woman on a state computer is facing criticism again for a retweet suggesting that demonstrators at a women's march weren't attractive enough to be sexually assaulted.

Trump's tweets are presidential records, but deletions?

Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:13pm

The National Archives and Records Administration says President Donald Trump's tweets are considered presidential records that need to be preserved for historic purposes, but officials have yet to say whether his administration needs to preserve even altered or deleted tweets.

Democrats will try to delay vote on attorney general

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:13pm

The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee plans to request a delay in the confirmation vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, a move that will push the panel's vote back to Jan. 31.

Otter signs snow disaster declaration for Washington County

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:51pm

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has signed a disaster declaration for Washington County in west-central Idaho due to snow accumulations.

Dog reunited with Florida family after mother's fatal crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:51pm

A dog that fled a fatal car crash that killed one of its owners has been reunited with the family in Florida.

Gayborhood racism is long-standing, Philadelphia report says

Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:41pm

Women, minorities and transgender people have felt unwelcome and unsafe in Philadelphia's gay neighborhood for decades, according to a city report issued Monday.

Strong January storms stir destruction from coast-to-coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:41pm

From California to the Deep South to the Northeast, millions of Americans were contending with death and destruction from damaging January weather. Flooding, high winds and suspected tornadoes have rousted people from their homes. A deadly storm system tore across the Deep South, a nor'easter lashed the East Coast and rainfall records fell in California.

Bill would give extra licenses to women's antelope hunt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:41pm

Wyoming lawmakers are considering a bill that aims to bring parity to men's and women's antelope hunting events.

Supreme Court reinstates conviction in 1996 double murder

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:41pm

Delaware's Supreme Court has reinstated the convictions of a man sentenced to death for killing two people more than 20 years ago.

Judge to decide on delaying ex-officer's retrial for murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:31pm

A judge is considering whether to delay the scheduled March 1 retrial of a former police officer in South Carolina charged with murder in a traffic stop shooting.

Marking Roe anniversary, abortion foes pin hopes on Trump

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:31pm

Abortion opponents expressed optimism Monday that Donald Trump's early months in office would advance their cause as hundreds converged on the Kansas Statehouse to mark the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.

US health officials cancel climate conference; don't say why

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:31pm

The government's top public health agency has canceled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn't saying why publicly.