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2 students hit after getting off school bus in Bremerton

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 3:50am

Authorities say two teenage girls were hit by an SUV and injured after getting off a school bus in Bremerton.

Eunice Bellinger named BridgeValley's new president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 3:40am

Eunice Bellinger has been named the new president of BridgeValley Community and Technical College.

Spearman honoring high school grads heading to military

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 3:10am

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman is honoring South Carolina high school graduates who are entering the military, a military academy or participating in ROTC in college.

Native groups protest planned French auction of artifacts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 2:20am

Federal officials and tribal leaders are holding what they describe as an emergency meeting to protest plans by a French auction house to sell artifacts that the tribes consider sacred.

Alabama House speaker's trial on ethics charges to start

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 2:10am

The speaker of Alabama's House of Representatives is going on trial on felony charges that could result in his removal from office.

As Zika spreads, Florida town a study in bug-borne illness

Jennifer Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 2:01am

A summer flu seemed to be sweeping through Rachel Heid's riverfront neighborhood. Pale and shaky, she left work with a fever. Neighbors had the same symptoms, and a contractor at her home felt so sick he went to the hospital.

Texas education board candidate known for conspiracy posts

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 1:00am

She is a retired Texas schoolteacher who has claimed President Barack Obama is a gay prostitute, Democrats orchestrated the assassination of John F. Kennedy and dinosaurs might not be extinct had bigger ones on Noah's Ark been able to reproduce.

3 teens arrested for series of Caldwell burglaries

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 12:40am

Canyon County authorities say three teens have been arrested in connection with several burglaries at a Caldwell school and business that caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage.

Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

Marina Starleaf Riker, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 12:40am

Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.

San Francisco to consider immigrant sanctuary protections

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 12:30am

San Francisco officials plan to take another run at clarifying sanctuary protections for people who are in the country illegally, a policy that landed the city in national hot water last year when a Mexican man shot and killed a woman walking along a waterfront pier.

Milwaukee woman charged with ramming squad car

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 12:30am

A Milwaukee woman faces felony charges after authorities say she rammed her vehicle into a squad car and then drove away to escape a traffic stop.

Head of TSA security operations removed from position

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 11:50pm

A House committee said Monday that the head of security operations at the Transportation Security Administration has been replaced.

US appeals court revisits Texas voter ID law

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 11:41pm

A federal appeals court is preparing to take a second look at a Texas voter ID law.

Mother of slain officer wishes police got more respect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 11:20pm

The mother of a Massachusetts police officer who was shot dead during a weekend traffic stop says she wishes police got more respect. Sharon Tarentino's comments come as she prepares to bury her son later this week.

Right-to-die bill clears NY legislative hurdle

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:50pm

A bill that would authorize people with terminal illnesses to request life-ending drugs from a physician has cleared a hurdle in New York's state Legislature.

More discussion ahead on Ohio medical marijuana bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:50pm

A state Senate panel will continue discussing a proposal that would legalize medical marijuana in Ohio.

Man convicted of murder in Dallas shooting of Iraqi man

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:40pm

An 18-year-old was convicted of murder Monday in the killing of an Iraqi man who was taking photos of his first snowfall in Texas.

Smaller cities across US opening high-tech crime centers

Dave Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:31pm

Live video feeds from cameras across Hartford, Connecticut, light up a wall of flat-screen monitors in a high-tech room at the city's old police department, while computers take in data from license plate readers and a gunshot detection system.

Homeless, drug-addicted recruited for New York check scheme

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:20pm

Police in New York are looking for the leaders of an illegal check-cashing operation that recruited homeless people and drug addicts.