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Army vet awarded Bronze Star for bravery in Vietnam battle

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:06pm

An Army veteran was awarded the Bronze Star this week for his heroism in a Vietnam War battle that left more than 50 fellow U.S. soldiers dead and close to 200 injured.

Arkansas inmates make longshot bid to avoid double execution

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:54pm

Two Arkansas inmates scheduled for back-to-back lethal injections next month asked the parole board Friday to spare their lives, a longshot bid as the state prepares for an unprecedented four nights of double executions over a 10-day period.

Study: Chicago stop-and-frisk numbers drop, more work needed

Don Babwin and Sophia Tareen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:54pm

A study of the Chicago Police Department's stop-and-frisk procedures released Friday revealed a dramatic decrease in the number of stops since an American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois lawsuit, but found that officers were still targeting racial minorities.

Man who threatened Bill Clinton arraigned in dad's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:50pm

A Massachusetts man who served prison time for threatening to kill President Bill Clinton in 1994 has been ordered detained without bail in connection with the slaying of his 83-year-old father.

The Latest: Judge: Murder sentence affected by lack of body

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:50pm

The Latest on the sentencing of man in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child (all times local):

Cubans say they entered US before end of immigration policy

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:36pm

A group of 11 Cuban immigrants being detained in South Texas are fighting deportation after alleging they were wrongly turned away while trying to enter the United States just before a long-standing immigration policy that allowed any Cuban who made it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident was rescinded.

Investor flips Trump childhood home for 50 percent profit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:36pm

A real estate investor who bought President Donald Trump's childhood home in New York City for $1.39 million in December has flipped it for a 50 percent profit.

Sacramento man arrested in killing of 2 adults, 2 juveniles

Don Thompson and Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:24pm

Police arrested a 56-year-old man Friday on suspicion that he killed two adults and two juveniles in a quiet Northern California neighborhood.

Utah jail sergeant found dead in apparent murder-suicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:24pm

Authorities say a Utah jail sergeant has been killed in an apparent murder-suicide.

Oregon woman pleads guilty to assaulting passenger on flight

Steven Dubois, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:17pm

An Oregon woman pleaded guilty Friday to a felony assault charge that was filed after a female passenger complained that she had been groped during a flight from Las Vegas to Portland.

Man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:17pm

A judge sentenced a man Friday to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child in Hawaii.

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:16pm

An immigration judge in Chicago has granted asylum to a Singapore teen whose online posts criticizing his government landed him in jail.

Driving while distracted: Which countries have toughest laws?

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:14pm

If you are caught using a handheld device while driving in the United Kingdom, whether it's for talking, texting, taking video or anything else, your penalties just got significantly steeper, thanks to a law that went into effect this month.

Montana bill seeks abortion ban on 'pain-capable' fetuses

Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:10pm

The Montana Senate on Friday advanced a proposal seeking to extend protections to so-called "pain-capable" fetuses.

No repeal for 'Obamacare'- a humiliating defeat for Trump

Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:10pm

In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders yanked their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly — after seven years of nonstop railing against the health care law.

Police: Beaten man arrives at hospital with mouth glued shut

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:00pm

Police say a man arrived at a Missouri hospital with his lips apparently glued together after coming under attack from several people in an ongoing dispute.

Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department

Frank Eltman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:48pm

The wounded warrior is now a cop — and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs.

Man sentenced to life with possibility of parole in murder of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:40pm

Man sentenced to life with possibility of parole in murder of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii.

The Latest: Suspect may work for state unemployment agency

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:30pm

The Latest on the murders of four people in Sacramento (all times local):