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Video appears to show Texas officer striking teenage girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:21pm

The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing police body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl three or four times outside a birthday party last weekend.

South Dakota jury finds consultant not guilty in pot case

James Nord, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:21pm

A South Dakota jury on Wednesday cleared a consultant of drug charges after he helped an American Indian tribe develop a marijuana resort that the tribe once hoped would bring in as much as $2 million a month in profit.

Kim Reynolds sworn in as Iowa's 1st female governor

Barbara Rodriguez and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:21pm

Kim Reynolds was sworn in as Iowa's governor on Wednesday, becoming the state's first woman to hold the job after taking over for longtime Gov. Terry Branstad the same day he was sworn in as the U.S. ambassador to China.

Justice watchdog says DEA botched deadly Honduras missions

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:20pm

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration misled the public, Congress and Justice Department officials about an aggressive strategy that led to a series of deadly confrontations involving agents in Honduras, government watchdogs wrote in a scathing report released Wednesday.

Longtime Trump attorney set to aid president amid probe

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:20pm

Donald Trump's longtime attorney is joining a still-forming legal team that will guide the president through intensifying investigations into Russian interference in the U.S. election and his associates' possible involvement.

The Latest: South Dakota AG accepts loss in drug case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:20pm

The Latest in the South Dakota trial of a man who faced drug charges after acting as consultant to an American Indian tribe seeking to develop a marijuana resort (all times local):

Sister: Brother's shooter 'sick and twisted'

Jason Dearen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:58pm

an avowed neo-Nazi — because her brother need an inexpensive place to sleep in Florida while he was looking for work, not because he shared his views.

800-pound statue of Joseph Smith, Brigham Young recovered

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:58pm

Salt Lake City police say they have recovered an 800-pound (363-kilogram) bronze statue of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young.

Man to appeal conviction in deputy's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:58pm

A Utah man convicted of killing a sheriff's deputy with an assault rifle will appeal the verdict.

The Latest: University of Missouri introduces new chancellor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:51pm

The Latest on the introduction of the new chancellor of the University of Missouri's Columbia campus (all times local):

VA plans mental care for discharged vets, but at what cost?

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:48pm

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin touted new efforts Wednesday to expand urgent mental health care to thousands of former service members with less-than-honorable discharges, even while acknowledging his department isn't seeking additional money to pay for it.

Statement from Ariana Grande's management on tour suspension

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

Ariana Grande's management put out the following statement Wednesday on the suspension of the Dangerous Woman tour:

No Joke: Unconscious man rode on car's trunk for miles

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

When police pulled over a Tennessee couple and told them a body was lying on the trunk of their car, they thought it was a joke — until they got out to look.

The Latest: Sister: brother's shooter 'sick and twisted'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:20pm

The Latest in the case of a man accused of slaying roommates who he said were neo-Nazis who disparaged his Islamic faith (all times local):

Court: US gun ban doesn't apply to city domestic abuse laws

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:20pm

An appeals court says someone convicted of a misdemeanor domestic battery conviction under a city ordinance can legally have a gun.

Prosecutor seeks special grand jury to probe inmate's death

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:09pm

A prosecutor called for a special grand jury to be convened in the case of a mentally ill inmate who died after being jailed on charges of stealing $5 worth of junk food.

The Latest: Trooper says 1 killed after truck crosses runway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:09pm

The Latest on the pursuit a stolen utility vehicle that crashed through a Tulsa airport fence before slamming head-on into freeway traffic (all times local):

Feds: Supreme Court should nix New Jersey sports betting bid

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:53am

New Jersey's yearslong efforts to allow legal sports betting have brought more opposition from the federal government Tuesday.

Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fight

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:53am

President Donald Trump praised the Philippines' president for an "unbelievable job" in a fight against illegal drugs that has left thousands dead and drawn condemnation from American lawmakers, according to a leaked transcript of their telephone conversation last month.

Subpoenas pile up for Michael Flynn's documents

Deb Riechmann and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:53am

Subpoenas for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn piled up Wednesday as the House intelligence committee pressured Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.