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Thousands gear up for women's marches across Northwest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:01pm

Women across the Pacific Northwest geared up Saturday to march in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington and to send a message in support of women's rights and other causes.

Police: New Jersey man owes more than $56,000 in tolls, fees

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:01pm

Transit police say they've arrested a New Jersey man who avoided paying tolls nearly 900 times and owes more than $56,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.

Man suspected in death of officer, woman dies

Kevin McGill and Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:01pm

The man authorities say shot and killed a woman he'd been romantically involved with and a police officer who had tried to help her has died, hours after shooting himself in the chest during a standoff with authorities on a New Orleans bridge.

The Latest: Protesters fill entire march route in Washington

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:51am

The Latest on the Women's March on Washington and associated protests around the world (all times EST):

AP source: Crowd packs entire route of Women's March, preventing organizers from leading formal march toward White House

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:21am

AP source: Crowd packs entire route of Women's March, preventing organizers from leading formal march toward White House.

National Park Service tweeting again after suspension

Jonathan Lemire and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:01am

The Interior Department began tweeting again Saturday, a day after an employee shared tweets that appeared unsympathetic to President Donald Trump and prompted a temporary, department-wide freeze on tweeting from its official accounts.

The Latest: Woman describes losing son, father

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:51am

The Latest on a tornado in southern Mississippi (all times local):

Eastern Idaho man accused of injuring 5-month-old son

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:50am

An eastern Idaho man faces a charge of felony injury to a child after law enforcement officials say he reportedly shook his 5-month-old son.

Officer, woman die; suspect critical after shooting himself

Kevin McGill and Janet McGonnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:41am

Michael Louviere apparently believed he had happened upon the scene of a traffic accident.

Correction: Police-Mental Health story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:21am

In a story Jan. 19 about a report on the NYPD's mental health crisis training program, The Associated Press erroneously reported whether Sgt. Hugh Barry had received the training. Barry had not participated in the four-day program, according to the Office of the Inspector General for the New York Police Department.

The Latest: Spokesman: Suspect in double slaying dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:00am

The Latest on killing of police officer and woman in Louisiana (all times local):

Official says suspect wanted in the killing of police officer, woman in Louisiana has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:50am

Official says suspect wanted in the killing of police officer, woman in Louisiana has died.

In South Dakota, lawmaker dealings with interns scrutinized

James Nord and Hannah Weikel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:41am

A South Dakota House member's admission this week that he had sexual contact with two interns has raised questions — and conflicting accounts — about the ways legislators and interns interact in this tiny government town.

Bergdahl case presents early legal test of Trump rhetoric

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:04am

A military court will weigh the real-world consequences of President Donald Trump's fiery rhetoric as Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl argues he can't get a fair trial under his new commander in chief.

Women descend on DC to push back against new president

Nancy Benac and Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:04am

Tens of thousands of women massed in the nation's capital and other cities around the globe Saturday for marches and demonstrations aimed at showing Donald Trump they won't be silent over the next four years.

Mississippi officials say three people are confirmed dead after tornado rips through Hattiesburg

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 6:21am

Mississippi officials say three people are confirmed dead after tornado rips through Hattiesburg.

California flood sweeps cabins, cars down coastal canyon

John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 2:30am

More than 20 people escaped injury when a flood swept cabins and vehicles down a coastal canyon as the second in a trio of storms drenched California with heavy rain and brought more snow to the mountains.

1 wounded in school shooting, 'could have been much worse'

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:40pm

A school shooting that left one student hospitalized and others scrambling out classroom windows could have been far worse if not for the heroics of staff members who stopped the shooter and had him pinned down when police arrived, authorities said.

El Chapo's new home: a jail that held mobsters, terrorists

Jake Pearson and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:31pm

In the heart of bustling lower Manhattan sits one of the country's most secure federal lockups — and the new home of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Police: Suspect in double slaying in critical condition

Kevin McGill and Janet McGonnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:21pm

A man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a police officer was in critical condition after ending an hourslong standoff by shooting himself in the chest, the sheriff of a New Orleans suburb said Friday.