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ACLU asks Ohio city to stop charging drug overdose survivors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:55am

An Ohio community is endangering drug addicts by criminally charging people revived by an overdose antidote, which could discourage calls for help, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday.

3 Iraqis living in US accused of hiding ties to kidnapper

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:55am

Three Iraqis living in the U.S. as refugees have been charged with visa fraud after prosecutors say they hid their family ties to a kidnapper.

Senate showdown looms on Supreme Court pick as Dems oppose

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:55am

A showdown over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee and the Senate's rules loomed as the number of Democrats opposing Judge Neil Gorsuch grew to more than 20 on Tuesday.

Supreme Court considers bad legal advice in immigrant's plea

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:55am

The Supreme Court tried to figure out Tuesday whether immigrants should get a second chance in court when bad legal advice leads to a guilty plea and certain deportation.

Charges: Man stabbed, bit victim because he hates Muslims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:55am

A Minnesota man is charged with assault after police say he bit another man and stabbed him multiple times in Minneapolis, telling police he hates Muslims.

Ex-West Virginia sheriff gets home confinement in meth case

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:50am

A former West Virginia sheriff who acknowledged being a meth addict and removing the drug from a police storage area has been sentenced to up to 10 years on home confinement.

Judge sides with Florida governor in removal of prosecutor

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:44am

Florida's governor has the right to remove a state attorney from a case after the prosecutor said she would not seek the death penalty, a judge said Tuesday as he denied a request to delay the proceedings.

Utah Lake State Park marina dredging project being postponed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:38am

A $1.3 million dredging project that was to have begun in April at the marina at Utah Lake State Park is being delayed, probably until after Labor Day.

Missouri teen gets 25 years for sister's shooting death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:35am

A southwestern Missouri teenager has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting his 12-year-old sister when he was 13.

Trial set for ex-Florida officer who fatally shot black man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:34am

The trial of an ex-Florida police officer who fatally shot a black man broken down on a highway has been scheduled for October.

Florida trooper fatally shoots man after fight on interstate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:20am

The Florida Highway Patrol says a trooper fatally shot a man in a fight on Interstate 95 in Palm Beach County.

Reputed mobster gets prison for plotting to kill crime rival

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:15am

A Nevada man who authorities say is a member of the New Jersey crime family believed to be the model for HBO's "The Sopranos" is headed to prison for plotting the death of an organized crime rival.

Police: 2 Miami officers wounded in 'ambush-style' shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:04am

Authorities say two Florida police officers have been wounded in what they describe as "an ambush-style" shooting.

Idaho police shoot a woman during a Monday vehicle pursuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:00am

Idaho State Police say officers who shot a woman while trying to arrest a fleeing suspect were justified in their actions.

No death penalty for man jailed 10 years awaiting trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:00am

Alabama prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against a man who has been jailed for nearly 10 years while he awaits trial.

The Latest: Coroner: Nightclub victim shot once in the chest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:55am

The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local):

Ryan says House to revisit health care, offers no details

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:54am

Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday he's going to give battered House Republicans another crack at a health care overhaul. But he offered no timeline, and leaders haven't resolved how to overcome the deep GOP divisions that crumpled their legislation last week in a humiliating retreat for themselves and President Donald Trump.

Trump welcomes police union leaders to White House

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:40am

President Donald Trump is expressing concern about violent crime as he welcomes leaders of a national police union to the White House.

The Latest: Judge sides with governor in prosecutor removal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:30am

The Latest on Governors decision to remove prosecutor who doesn't seek death penalty (all times local):