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Wells Fargo to pay $110M to settle fake account suit

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:50pm

Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over up to 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission, the bank announced Tuesday.

Baltimore police show jarring footage of SWAT shooting

Juliet Linderman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:45pm

Body camera video captured a scene rarely made public: a Baltimore SWAT supervisor ordering an officer to kill a man holding two children hostage with a knife. While the video is jarring, the footage offers an unusual window into how officers make a difficult decision to use lethal force.

Police: Bus shooting suspect says he feared larger passenger

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:42pm

A man charged with killing one man and wounding another on a double-decker Las Vegas Strip transit bus told police he fired a gun because he felt threatened by a large male passenger who sat near him and was trying to scare with gunfire, according to a police report obtained Tuesday.

The Latest: Mayor: Oakland has improved safety inspections

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:40pm

The Latest on a deadly building fire in Oakland (all times local):

US judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over asylum claims

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:24pm

A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought on behalf of tens of thousands of immigrants around the United States who may not have been told that they had a one-year deadline to apply for asylum.

Ex-Congressman's lawyers: Informant in Schock case broke law

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:24pm

A staffer working for former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock secretly provided the government with a trove of emails, credit card receipts and other documents that violated the now-indicted congressman's constitutional right against unreasonable search and seizure, his lawyers argue in new court filings.

Star gymnasts testify at Congress about sex-abuse scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:20pm

Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress on Tuesday that they were sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics doctor and recommended a bill that requires tougher sex-abuse reporting for Olympic sports.

The Latest: Clinton faults Trump for low number of women

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:20pm

The Latest on Hillary Clinton's appearance in San Francisco (all times local):

Utah foster parents accused of locking 3 boys in room

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:20pm

Authorities say Utah foster parents charged with child abuse locked three boys in a room for hours at a time and zip tied their wrists and put tape over their mouths.

Man suspected in officer's shooting death faced charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:20pm

Oklahoma court records show a 35-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting a 22-year-old police officer during a traffic stop faced a stolen property charge.

Governor signs bill allowing wood burning to cook

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:20pm

Clean air advocates are upset that Gov. Gary Herbert signed into law a measure that allows wood burning for cooking on even the worst air quality days.

Man sentenced to 40 years overall in Memphis officer killing

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:12pm

A man who fatally shot Memphis' first female police officer killed in the line of duty was sentenced Tuesday to a total of 40 years in prison on an array of charges.

Cache Valley officials pass sewer rate increases for 7 valley cities

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:48pm

Residents of a northern Utah valley can expect 10 percent increases to their sewer utility rates for the next five years.

Ex-US Rep. Stockman indicted for misusing donations

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:43pm

A grand jury has indicted former U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman on charges he and a former aide orchestrated a scheme to misuse hundreds of thousands of dollars in charitable donations for personal and campaign expenses.

Similarities striking between 2 deadly Oakland fires

Paul Elias and Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:33pm

The similarities between two deadly Oakland fires that occurred nearly four months apart are striking: Each involved a dangerously dilapidated building with an absentee landlord and renters desperate for affordable housing in the expensive San Francisco Bay Area.

1st sex reassignment inmate gets razor, other property

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:33pm

The first U.S. inmate to have taxpayer-funded sex reassignment surgery again has access to a razor after she complained that she was being forced to grow a beard and mustache in a women's prison, a state corrections official said Tuesday.

Emmett Till relative asks Sessions to push civil rights law

Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:33pm

Family members of Emmett Till pushed Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday to enforce a law that that allows prosecutors to reinvestigate old civil rights murder cases.

Iowa Republicans back 'fetal heartbeat' abortion legislation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:30pm

Iowa Republicans are backing legislation banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, prompting Democrats to threaten an all-night filibuster to prevent an initial procedural vote.

Teen contends sex in high school bathroom was consensual

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:30pm

Attorneys for a teenager accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in a high school bathroom say the sex was consensual.