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Plea offer made to man who fired shots inside DC pizzeria

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 12:21pm

A man who police said was inspired by false internet rumors to fire an assault weapon inside a Washington pizzeria has been offered a plea deal.

Police: Suspect dead after manhunt in southwest Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 12:21pm

Authorities in southwest Idaho say a suspect in a shooting involving a police officer has died following a manhunt Tuesday morning.

Snake catchers from India hunt pythons in Florida Everglades

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 12:21pm

Florida has gone halfway around the world to get help with its python problem.

Lawsuit contends N Carolina sex offender law goes too far

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 12:21pm

Convicted sex offenders are pushing back against North Carolina laws they contend deprive them of constitutional rights without protecting children.

Man arrested in hit-and-run death of Cleveland officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 12:11pm

A man has been arrested in the hit-and-run death of a Cleveland patrolman on an interstate.

Hurricane man who kicked baby hears from victim's family

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 12:01pm

The family of a baby who was abused at 9-months-old says the boy has suffered serious physical harm since the incident.

Chicago Trump signs that were taken down have gone missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 12:00pm

Two Chicago street signs honoring President Donald Trump that were pulled down after the then-candidate characterized the city to a "war zone" have gone missing.

GOP Congress grapples with 'alternative facts' from Trump

Erica Werner and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 12:00pm

Congressional Republicans are discovering that with Donald Trump in the White House, they may be spending a lot of time answering for false claims from their president.

Group declares victory in battle over historic mansion

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 11:52am

The group that owns The Breakers mansion is declaring victory in its long-running battle to build a visitors center on the grounds of the national historic landmark, following a decision by the Rhode Island Supreme Court.

Video shows massive bull elk stroll through gift shop

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 11:34am

A new video from Colorado shows a large bull elk hitting up the local gift shop. Unlike some videos where wild animals run amuck in stores and then quickly exit, this particular elk decided to spend 45 minutes browsing the merchandise.

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he has prostate cancer

Kyle Potter., Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 11:34am

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer but will finish the final two years of his term.

APNewsBreak: Flint water has fallen below federal lead limit

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 11:33am

Flint's water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit, a key finding that Michigan state environmental officials said Tuesday is good news for a city whose 100,000 residents have been grappling with the man-made water crisis.

The Latest: Minnesota governor doesn't link cancer, fainting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 11:32am

The Latest on Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's health (all times local):

Mom who lost 6 children in house fire released from hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 11:31am

Fire officials say a woman who lost six of her nine children in a house fire in Baltimore has been released from the hospital.

Ex-teacher up for parole says she took advantage of teens

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 11:31am

A former Utah English teacher convicted of sexually abusing three students told a parole board member Tuesday that she took advantage of the boys as she dealt with her own low self-esteem.

Judge: Release video in Charlotte police shooting of suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 11:25am

A North Carolina judge ordered the release of video showing a fatal shooting of a black man by a white Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer in 2012, the second time a judge has made such a decision since a new state law required a judge's approval to release police video.

The Latest: Trump's voter fraud claim a distraction for GOP

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 11:24am

The Latest on activities in Congress (all times EST):

Michigan environmental agency says Flint's water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 11:20am

Michigan environmental agency says Flint's water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit.

Police fatally shoot man armed with knives after standoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 11:20am

A man wielding two knives was fatally shot as he approached a police officer following a standoff at a house in the New Orleans suburb of Kenner, the police chief said.