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Tip leads to arrest in Georgia teacher's 2005 disappearance

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:05am

until a tip led to an unexpected arrest.

Not black and white: Fees that threaten march unite Selma

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:05am

Black people who celebrate the civil rights movement and white people who commemorate the Civil War are suddenly finding themselves on the same side in historic Selma, Alabama: against City Hall.

From joke to president: Trump returns to conservative confab

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:00am

President Donald Trump will find a much more receptive crowd at the nation's largest gathering of conservative activists than when he first addressed the group six years ago.

Vulnerable Dems lay low as town hall angst rages

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:57am

From Montana to West Virginia, the nation's most vulnerable Senate Democrats are avoiding town hall meetings as their Republican counterparts get pummeled by an energized electorate frustrated with President Donald Trump's early agenda.

White House adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:56am

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, a White House official says.

Plea in wife's staircase death lets man maintain innocence

Martha Waggoner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:44am

Michael Peterson is out of theories as to how his wife died at the bottom of a staircase in the couple's mansion in Durham, North Carolina, more than 15 years ago. Did Kathleen Peterson fall down those stairs? Did an intruder attack her?

Supreme Court could decide transgender case. Or not.

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:40am

Both the transgender teen who sued to use a boys' bathroom and the Virginia school board that won't let him still want the Supreme Court to issue a definitive ruling in their ongoing dispute, even after the Trump administration retreated from an Obama-era policy on bathroom use.

San Francisco firefighters rescue precariously perched pooch

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 12:45am

It took 16 firefighters to rescue a precariously perched pooch that had wandered off the side of a bluff at a popular San Francisco oceanside park.

Feds deny duping California police into immigration raid

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 12:11am

Federal immigration officials pushed back hard against the assertion that they had duped the Santa Cruz, California, police department into helping them make immigration arrests during a raid on an El Salvador-based gang.

Students in Michigan and Ohio retire to new homes

Mike Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 12:02am

Three Western Michigan University graduate students are living alongside 80 senior citizens in a retirement community as part of what's believed to be one of the first such research projects of its kind in the U.S.

'Hipster Cop,' in fashion spotlight during Occupy, retires

Deepti Hajela, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 11:13pm

A New York City police detective who became an internet sensation as the "Hipster Cop" for his fashionable wardrobe during the Occupy Wall Street protests is letting go of something he's been wearing for 25 years — his badge.

Some witnesses say Kansas shooting was racially motivated

Jim Suhr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 11:06pm

A man accused of opening fire in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, killing one man and injuring two others in an attack that some witnesses said was racially motivated, was charged Thursday with murder and attempted murder.

Son killed protecting mom at Subway shop where both worked

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:50pm

Houston police say an 18-year-old sandwich shop employee was fatally shot as he tried to protect his mother during an attempted robbery at the store.

Police: 2 officers wounded, 1 suspect killed in DC shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:30pm

Authorities say two police officers were wounded and a suspect killed in a shooting in Washington, D.C.

California police chief, feds in immigration probe spat

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:36pm

A California police chief and a mayor accused federal agents Thursday of duping local officers assisting in the takedown of suspected members of a notorious El Salvador-based gang into helping make immigration arrests.

Authorities ID man who presumably drowned in Riverton ditch

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:13pm

Authorities have released the name of a 33-year-old man who is thought to have drowned after he ended up in an irrigation ditch in Riverton.

Fate of Utah man charged in wife's death now up to jury

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:10pm

A jury has begun deliberating in the case of a Utah man on trial for the second time in his wife's death.

White House adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:02pm

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, a White House official said late Thursday.

Bill seeks felony penalties for drugs near homeless shelters

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:02pm

Utah lawmakers have advanced a bill that would create stiffer penalties for people caught dealing drugs near homeless shelters.

The Latest: Feds deny deceiving police in California raid

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:50pm

The Latest on a dispute between local police and federal immigration officials in a California city (all times local):