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Anorexic, bulimic woman who fought force-feeding dies at 30

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:10am

An anorexic and bulimic New Jersey woman who petitioned a court to refuse force-feeding has died three months after a judge granted her request.

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Thousands flee, freeway shut down in flooding near San Francisco

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:09am

Rising floodwaters sent at least 14,000 residents fleeing inundated homes in San Jose, California, and forced the shutdown of a major freeway Wednesday.

Ohio court will hear debate on autopsies of 8 family members

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:08am

The Ohio Supreme Court said Wednesday it will hear an open records dispute involving autopsy reports in the unsolved slayings of eight family members.

Police release audio of suspect in Indiana girls' deaths

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:07am

One of two teenage girls killed last week in northern Indiana recorded a suspect's voice, authorities said Wednesday.

The Latest: Thousands evacuated as floods inundate San Jose

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:07am

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Support pours in for damaged Jewish cemetery near St. Louis

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:57am

A suburban St. Louis Jewish cemetery badly damaged by vandals is getting a show of support from cleanup volunteers, well-wishers and financial contributors from across many faiths.

Lawsuit accuses Milwaukee police of illegal stop-and-frisks

Ivan Moreno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:55am

The Milwaukee Police Department is operating a stop-and-frisk program that mostly targets black and Latino residents who are often detained without cause, the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

Indictment: Tennessee deputy guarded an undercover drug deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:47am

Federal prosecutors in West Tennessee say a former sheriff's deputy is facing charges that he provided security during a cocaine deal.

UPS drivers may tag team deliveries with drones

Matt McFarland, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:36am

UPS drivers could one day have drones as their wingmen to make deliveries even faster.

US inmate admits threatening to blow up government buildings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:34am

A federal inmate in West Virginia has admitted he threatened to blow up government buildings in several major U.S. cities.

Jerome man gets 30 years for shooting victim near Shoshone

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:30am

A Jerome man accused of shooting a victim and leaving him for dead in the Idaho desert has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Jail officer admits providing inmate phones for drug dealing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:30am

A former Ohio jail officer accused of facilitating drug trafficking by trying to sell phones to inmates has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.

Utah lawmakers express support for refugee rights

Hallie Golden, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:16am

A resolution expressing Utah's commitment to protecting the rights of legal immigrants and refugees fleeing persecution has received full support from a panel of lawmakers.

Family of inmate who killed himself announcing lawsuit

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:15am

Family members of an inmate who hanged himself in New Orleans' new jail last year say they're filing a lawsuit over his death.

Officials plan capture of wild horses in central Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:07am

Federal officials say they plan to capture 150 wild horses starting later this month in central Idaho near Challis and remove about 50 for adoption.

Trump lays out tougher approach to illegal immigration

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:07am

Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House.

Supreme Court orders new hearing for black Texas inmate

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:58am

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a new court hearing for a black Texas prison inmate who claims improper testimony about his race tainted his death sentence.

Caretaker performed sexy dance on 100-year-old with dementia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:57am

Police say a caretaker was filmed performing a sexually provocative dance on a 100-year-old resident with dementia at an Ohio assisted living home and has been charged with gross sexual imposition.

2 men face sentencing for Kansas hate crime attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:57am

Two Kansas men are due to be sentenced for their roles in a hate crime attack on three Somali men.