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Police: Car plows into parade crowd in New Orleans; 28 hurt

Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:17pm

A suspect is in custody after 28 people were injured Saturday when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, police said.

The Latest: Suspect in custody in New Orleans parade crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:00pm

The Latest on a vehicle plowing into a parade crowd in New Orleans (all times local):

Trump spending an evening away from the White House

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:30pm

President Donald Trump is spending an evening out in his new neighborhood.

Trump administration blocks changes on coal mining royalties

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:07pm

The Interior Department has put on hold changes to how the federal government values huge volumes of coal extracted from public lands, primarily in the Western United States, after mining companies challenged the agency in federal court.

New Orleans police chief says one person in custody after vehicle plows into parade crowd; terrorism not suspected

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 7:20pm

New Orleans police chief says one person in custody after vehicle plows into parade crowd; terrorism not suspected.

Supreme Court weighs law banning sex offenders from Facebook

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 5:54pm

Fresh from a trip to traffic court, Lester Packingham Jr. celebrated his turn of good fortune by announcing to friends on Facebook that his pending ticket was dismissed without him saying a word.

Fast and furious: Man cons salesman out of $150K Maserati

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 5:47pm

A Maserati is missing after police say a man conned a salesman during a test drive.

Trump says he won't attend correspondents dinner this spring

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 5:09pm

President Donald Trump, who has been criticizing the news media and is famously thin-skinned, says he won't be attending the White House Correspondents' Association dinner — sparing himself the dubious honor of being an in-the-house target of jokes.

Democrats elect Perez national chairman

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 5:07pm

Democrats chose former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman, capping a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party's electoral failures as well as the energy from resistance to President Donald Trump.

Latest: Donations top $1M for Kansas bar attack victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 4:15pm

The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Kansas bar that some witnesses said was racially motivated (all times local):

Judge decides against fining widow who called police 'pigs'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 3:46pm

A federal judge has dismissed a request to impose a stiff fine against a widow who called police "pigs" on Facebook as she vented her frustrations over the death of her husband in a scuffle.

Police: 8-year-old girl fatally shot after traffic accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 3:17pm

An 8-year-old Houston girl was shot to death following a traffic accident that resulted in gunfire, her mother and police said Saturday.

Neighbor: Bar attack suspect a 'drunken mess,' not political

Jim Suhr and John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 2:55pm

A Kansas man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar, in what some believe was a hate crime, was always a drinker but became a "drunken mess" after his father died about 18 months ago, a longtime neighbor said Saturday.

Ammon Bundy, leader of refuge standoff, returns to Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 2:17pm

Ammon Bundy, the leader of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge takeover, is back in Oregon.

Large sewage spill in Tijuana, Mexico, flows north of border

Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 1:32pm

Officials in Southern California are crying foul after more than 140 million gallons of raw sewage spilled into the Tijuana River in Mexico and flowed north of the border for more than two weeks, according to a report.

Democratic, Republican governors split over health care

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 1:20pm

Tensions have emerged at a meeting of the nation's governors over a Republican proposal for a major overhaul to Medicaid.

Police work to bring back murder suspect who fled state

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:59pm

Connecticut police worked Saturday to secure the return of a man they say fled the state with his 6-year-old daughter after killing the girl's mother.

In Trump's first speech to Congress, will decorum hold?

Nancy Benac and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:56pm

A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum.

Fargo police plan cultural training after sweat lodge arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:33pm

Fargo police are planning cultural sensitivity training after an officer responding to a report of a fire arrested a man at a Native American sweat lodge.

New EPA chief delays mining rule after industry objects

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:33pm

The Trump administration has delayed consideration of a proposal to require companies to prove they have the financial wherewithal to clean up polluted mining sites after a pushback from industry groups and Western-state Republicans.