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2nd man charged in shooting death of 2-year-old in Chicago

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:54pm

Chicago police say a second man has been charged in a shooting that killed two people, including a toddler, and wounded a pregnant woman.

Prosecutors release video of moments before police shooting

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:54pm

Authorities on Friday released surveillance video they say shows the moments before a police officer fatally shot a man outside an Atlanta public safety building.

Florida Supreme Court overturns abortion ban at clinic

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:50pm

A Planned Parenthood affiliate has won a battle over whether doctors can perform abortions and sonograms at a Florida health center.

Dems invite immigrants to Trump's speech to protest policies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:50pm

Democrats have invited immigrants and foreigners to President Donald Trump's first address to Congress. The idea is to put a face on those who could be affected by the Republican's policies.

Release sought for immigrant who asked for protection order

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:45pm

The arrest by federal authorities in El Paso of a transgender woman who was seeking protection from an abusive boyfriend has led to questions about what lengths authorities will go to apprehend people under newly stepped-up immigration policies.

Government wants appeal of travel ban put on hold

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:44pm

The Justice Department wants a federal appeals court to put President Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new order, but the states who sued to stop the ban want the case to move forward.

Charge: Passenger in getaway car tried to kill trooper

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:44pm

A passenger in a getaway car has been charged with attempted murder after firing at a South Carolina state trooper, authorities said.

Trump blasts media, anonymous sources — after WH uses them

Nancy Benac and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:44pm

President Donald Trump unloaded on the news media Friday for using anonymous sources — just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only on condition their names be concealed.

Homeland Security intelligence report disputes threat posed by citizens of 7 nations in Trump travel ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:44pm

Homeland Security intelligence report disputes threat posed by citizens of 7 nations in Trump travel ban.

Search for 6-year-old girl, murder suspect ends in crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:34pm

Police say a 6-year-old Connecticut girl has been found in Pennsylvania after a high-speed chase and crash involving a car driven by her father, who's suspected in her mother's killing.

Wyoming man agrees to plead guilty in Montana double murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:28pm

A Wyoming man has agreed to plead guilty to a double-murder on Montana's Crow Reservation under a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

Mexican sex trafficker sentenced to 15 years in US prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:28pm

A member of a Mexico-based sex trafficking ring has been sentenced in New York to more than 15 years in federal prison.

Agency plans to award Mexico border wall contracts by April

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:18pm

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, signaling that he is aggressively pursuing plans to erect "a great wall" along the 2,000-mile border.

Police: Maryland officer shoots man driving car at him

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:18pm

Police say an officer in Maryland shot and wounded a man driving a car at the officer.

White House bars major news outlets from gaggle

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:14pm

News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on the record White House press briefing on Friday.

Police: Man fled from officers before being fatally shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:07pm

Shots were fired during a criminal investigation at an intersection in a Washington, D.C., neighborhood, leaving one man dead and two police officers wounded, authorities said.

Texas man faces deportation after years of protected status

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:58pm

Immigration officials began deportation proceedings this week against a Houston-area father of two who says he had lived for years in the U.S. under a protected status given to some immigrants.

2 Utah law enforcement officials promise no immigration work

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:58pm

Two Utah law enforcement officials drew cheers from a large crowd near Park City with promises not to help federal immigration officials apprehend people living in the U.S. without proper documents.

Witnesses: Bar gunman shouted 'get out of my country'

Jim Suhr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:58pm

Witnesses said a man accused of opening fire in a crowded bar yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country" before pulling the trigger in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help.