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Police: Pregnant woman overdoses, charged with baby assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:04pm

A Pennsylvania woman who police say overdosed on heroin while pregnant and had to undergo a cesarean section is being charged with assault on her unborn child.

Senate Intelligence Committee to get access to Comey memos

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:00pm

The Senate Intelligence Committee has an agreement to get former FBI Director James Comey's memos of his conversations with President Donald Trump.

The Latest: Panel rejects bid to add women to military draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:52pm

The Latest on deliberations by the House and Senate Armed Services committees over the 2018 defense budget (all times local):

The Latest: Raging fire forces Arizona campground closures

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:50pm

The Latest on wildfires burning in the Western U.S. (all times local):

South Korean leader vows to stand with Trump on NKorea

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:43pm

South Korea's new leader vowed Wednesday to stand firmly with President Donald Trump against North Korea, playing down his past advocacy of a softer approach toward the nuclear-armed nation as he made his first visit as president to Washington.

2 crash victims, 1 suicide after police chase in New Orleans

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

A car fleeing Louisiana State Police troopers has crashed in New Orleans, killing a 2-year-old girl and a man who were thrown from the vehicle. Police say a third man killed himself at the scene.

Man who died during armed robbery identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:40pm

The Dane County Medical Examiner has identified the man who died during an armed robbery at a Culver's restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin.

Inmate fatally shot, deputy wounded inside Tennessee clinic

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:34pm

Officials say an inmate was killed and an officer wounded after the prisoner attacked one of his escorts inside a Tennessee clinic.

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Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol

Jill Bleed and Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:24pm

A man yelled "Freedom!" as he crashed his vehicle into Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument early Wednesday, nearly three years after he was arrested in the destruction of Oklahoma's monument at its state Capitol, authorities said.

Sept. 11 worker facing deportation is freed from detention

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:18pm

A onetime Sept. 11 World Trade Center cleanup volunteer who faces possible deportation over a 1990 drug conviction but was pardoned by the governor was freed from immigration detention on Wednesday.

Complaint: Woman blames video stunt for boyfriend's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:16pm

A Minnesota woman charged in the fatal shooting of her boyfriend told authorities it was a video stunt gone wrong.

Justice Dept. group honors transgender teen in bathroom case

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:16pm

A transgender teen who sued to be able to use the boys' bathroom was honored Wednesday by members of a Justice Department whose leadership undercut his landmark case before it could be heard by the Supreme Court.

Trump urges passage of House immigration bills

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:16pm

President Donald Trump is urging the House to pass legislation that would stiffen punishments on people who re-enter the U.S. illegally and for "sanctuary" jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate with federal deportation forces.

Man sentenced to 10 years for killing daughter's boyfriend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:05pm

A Vermont farmer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing his daughter's boyfriend and burying his body beneath a manure pile.

Sister of WWII soldier gets his long-lost Purple Heart

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:05pm

A New Jersey woman whose brother was killed during World War II received his long-lost Purple Heart and the flag that was used at his burial.

With 40 months to go, Trump holds re-election fundraiser

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:05pm

First-time candidate Donald Trump got a late start on fundraising in 2016, holding his first big-ticket donor event only five months before Election Day. That won't be the case next time.

Michigan sues Flint after council refuses to OK water deal

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:54pm

The state of Michigan sued Flint Wednesday, alleging that the city council's refusal to approve a broadly backed deal to buy water long term from a Detroit-area system is endangering public health in the wake of a crisis that has largely been blamed on the state itself.

The Latest: Reporters barred from Trump fundraiser after all

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:50pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's first re-election fundraiser (all times local):

Up to 90 mph wind recorded in Laramie

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:46pm

Wind gusts of up to 90 mph knocked out power and downed trees in Laramie in southeast Wyoming.

Lawsuit: Mississippi political scandal pushed man to suicide

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:46pm

Relatives of a Mississippi man who killed himself are suing a mayor, police officers and a law firm, saying they are part of a political network that pushed him to suicide during a bitterly-fought U.S. Senate race.