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Minnesota man gets 2 year sentence for lying in terror case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:27am

A Minnesota man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for lying to the FBI about his contact with a terror suspect who's wanted for his ties to al-Shabab.

Alabama prosecutors oppose relocating officer's murder trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:22am

Prosecutors say the murder trial of an Alabama police officer should be held in the capital.

AP source: Trump administration set to lift federal transgender bathroom guidelines.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:22am

AP source: Trump administration set to lift federal transgender bathroom guidelines.

Cop in fatal wrong-way crash rejects deal, will face trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:20am

A former New Jersey police officer charged with a drunken driving crash that killed a fellow officer and another man has turned down a plea deal and will face trial.

Correction: Decade in Jail-No Trial story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:13am

In a story Feb. 18 about a man charged with murder who has waited nearly 10 years in jail without a trial, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of the victim's brother. His name is Malcolm Reaves, not Malcomb Reaves. The AP also erroneously reported what Reaves said about the trial's delays. Reaves did not say that it's wrong for the suspect to wait nearly a decade. He said he understands that some people say such a wait is wrong.

Anorexic, bulimic woman who fought force-feeding dies at 30

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:10am

An anorexic and bulimic New Jersey woman who petitioned a court to refuse force-feeding has died three months after a judge granted her request.

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Thousands flee, freeway shut down in flooding near San Francisco

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:09am

Rising floodwaters sent at least 14,000 residents fleeing inundated homes in San Jose, California, and forced the shutdown of a major freeway Wednesday.

Ohio court will hear debate on autopsies of 8 family members

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:08am

The Ohio Supreme Court said Wednesday it will hear an open records dispute involving autopsy reports in the unsolved slayings of eight family members.

Police release audio of suspect in Indiana girls' deaths

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:07am

One of two teenage girls killed last week in northern Indiana recorded a suspect's voice, authorities said Wednesday.

The Latest: Thousands evacuated as floods inundate San Jose

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:07am

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Support pours in for damaged Jewish cemetery near St. Louis

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:57am

A suburban St. Louis Jewish cemetery badly damaged by vandals is getting a show of support from cleanup volunteers, well-wishers and financial contributors from across many faiths.

Lawsuit accuses Milwaukee police of illegal stop-and-frisks

Ivan Moreno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:55am

The Milwaukee Police Department is operating a stop-and-frisk program that mostly targets black and Latino residents who are often detained without cause, the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

Indictment: Tennessee deputy guarded an undercover drug deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:47am

Federal prosecutors in West Tennessee say a former sheriff's deputy is facing charges that he provided security during a cocaine deal.

UPS drivers may tag team deliveries with drones

Matt McFarland, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:36am

UPS drivers could one day have drones as their wingmen to make deliveries even faster.

US inmate admits threatening to blow up government buildings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:34am

A federal inmate in West Virginia has admitted he threatened to blow up government buildings in several major U.S. cities.

Jerome man gets 30 years for shooting victim near Shoshone

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:30am

A Jerome man accused of shooting a victim and leaving him for dead in the Idaho desert has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Jail officer admits providing inmate phones for drug dealing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:30am

A former Ohio jail officer accused of facilitating drug trafficking by trying to sell phones to inmates has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.

Utah lawmakers express support for refugee rights

Hallie Golden, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:16am

A resolution expressing Utah's commitment to protecting the rights of legal immigrants and refugees fleeing persecution has received full support from a panel of lawmakers.

Family of inmate who killed himself announcing lawsuit

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:15am

Family members of an inmate who hanged himself in New Orleans' new jail last year say they're filing a lawsuit over his death.