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Stripper segregation: Feds say club mistreats black dancers

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:01pm

Clothed in the power of the law, the federal government is again suing a Mississippi strip club, saying black strippers should be treated equally when they take it all off.

Ohio police fatally shoot armed murder suspect near home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:44pm

Police fatally shot a murder suspect who was seen with a gun in his jacket before he ran from officers and was ordered to stop in a confrontation, authorities in Ohio's capital said Friday.

State police: Armed man killed after Detroit-area chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:31pm

An armed man who called himself a "sovereign citizen" was fatally shot Friday by Michigan State Police after racing away from a traffic stop and leading troopers on a chase in suburban Detroit, authorities said.

Judge refuses to toss Planned Parenthood suit over videos

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:31pm

A federal judge in San Francisco has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by Planned Parenthood over videos that purport to show employees of the organization illegally selling parts of aborted fetuses.

Videos showing police shooting of black man released

Julie Watson and Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:21pm

Video footage released Friday of the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb shows an officer fired four shots almost immediately after the man suddenly raised both hands to chest level and took what was described as a shooting stance.

FBI returns to home of man charged in bombings in 2 states

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:11pm

Federal investigators are again gathering evidence from the home of a man charged with setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey.

Armed man dies after struggle with California police

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:11pm

A man armed with a knife and reported to be bipolar died after a struggle with Pasadena police officers who were called to an apartment early Friday following reports of a disturbance.

Construction worker dies in American Fork trench collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:01pm

A Utah construction worker is dead after a trench collapse in American Fork.

Relatives of black man shot by white officer file lawsuit

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:01pm

The son of a black man fatally shot by a white Mississippi police officer in 2015 has filed a lawsuit against the former officer, the city of Columbus and others for what it called a wrongful death.

Texas pulls out of federal refugee resettlement program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:51pm

Texas has formally stopped helping the U.S. government provide aid and services to refugees, citing alleged security concerns.

2 lawmakers aid after West Virginia car crash

Michelle C. Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:41pm

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Nevada Rep. Joe Heck came to the aid of victims of a fatal car crash in West Virginia on Thursday night.

White House snafu: Obama transcript puts Jerusalem in Israel

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:34pm

The White House rushed Friday to correct a diplomatic blooper after an official transcript listed Jerusalem as part of Israel, contradicting a delicate U.S. policy that takes no position on the city's status.

45th Albuquerque balloon fiesta set for weekend launch

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:31pm

The 45th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is set to begin Saturday and is expected to draw close to a million visitors to central New Mexico. Here are some key things to know for the event:

Police: Killings of 3 in Minnesota was domestic violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:31pm

One man and two teenagers were found dead Friday and a woman was critically injured after a shooting in a south Minneapolis apartment that appears to have been an incident of domestic violence, police said.

Board apologizes after flap over separate low-income school

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:23pm

A Mississippi school board is apologizing after the superintendent was quoted saying the district might consider an optional separate school to try to boost low-income students' academic achievement.

Correction: Taser Apology Cake story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:23pm

In a story Sept. 29 about a former Florida sheriff's deputy accused of using a stun gun on a woman, The Associated Press reported erroneously details about a cake reading "Sorry I Tased You." The woman's attorney says the deputy sent a photo of the cake, made by someone else, to the woman; the deputy did not bake the cake himself, as stated in the lawsuit.

Police fired 109 shots at man who went on stabbing rampage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:21pm

Philadelphia's police commissioner says nine officers fired a total of 109 shots at a man who went on a stabbing rampage.

Records: Man accused of killings stole ID to obtain passport

David Warren, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:13pm

A man in the country illegally who authorities say was responsible for a string of crimes that left two dead in the Dallas area obtained a U.S. passport under a stolen identity, which allowed him to freely travel across the Texas-Mexico border, according to federal court records.

US official: Hackers targeted election systems of 20 states

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:11pm

Hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months, a Homeland Security Department official said Friday.