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Police: Newly freed gang member killed California officer

Robert Jablon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 8:07am

Two suburban Los Angeles police officers thought they were helping a driver after a car crash.

Funeral planned for teen whose remains found last year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 8:07am

A funeral is planned for a North Carolina teen whose remains were found in South Carolina last year.

High court rejects appeal from ex-NYC councilman

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 8:06am

The Supreme Court has declined to disturb the conviction of former New York City councilman Daniel Halloran on bribery and fraud charges.

Leaving hate behind: Ex-extremists quit groups, help others

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 8:00am

The Celtic cross tattoo on Shannon Martinez's leg gives away her past.

2nd orange alligator pops up in the Carolinas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 7:57am

For the second time this month, a rust-colored alligator has turned up in the Carolinas.

The Latest: Trump visits African American history museum

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 7:40am

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Police: Pair killed landlord, lived with her body 2 weeks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 7:25am

Police say a man and a woman are accused of killing their landlord in Florida and living with the body for two weeks while trying to decide how to dispose of it.

Bill would bring Tubman statue to US Capitol Building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 7:23am

Maryland's U.S. senators are sponsoring legislation to bring a statue of Harriet Tubman to the U.S. Capitol Building.

Woman visiting husband's grave dies after cemetery crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 7:20am

A Pennsylvania woman visiting her husband's grave died after she had an asthma attack that caused her to crash her car in the cemetery.

2 jail deputies wounded in off-duty gun-cleaning accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 7:20am

Authorities in western New York say two county jail deputies are recovering from gunshot injuries suffered in an off-duty gun-cleaning accident.

Jazz fusion guitarist Larry Coryell dies in NYC at age 73

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 7:04am

Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, known as the "Godfather of Fusion," has died in New York City. He was 73.

Police say 12-year-old boy was fatally shot in Arkansas home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 7:00am

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy at a home in southwestern Arkansas.

Massachusetts police end visits to schools to greet kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 6:30am

A Massachusetts police department's program that sent officers into elementary schools one day a week to high five and fist bump students has been ended because some people complained.

National Park Service reports graffiti at 3 monuments

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 6:22am

The National Park Service says graffiti has been found at three monuments in Washington.

Trump's new national security adviser a soldier-scholar

Catherine Lucey and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 5:44am

President Donald Trump has chosen as his national security adviser a soldier-scholar who fought in both Iraq wars and wrote an influential book that called out the U.S. government for "lies" that led to the Vietnam War.

DC panda fans bam-boo-hoo as US-born cub leaves for China

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 5:30am

The National Zoo in Washington is saying a final goodbye to its panda cub Bao Bao.

Dozens of headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery in Missouri

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 5:24am

Authorities in Missouri are investigating after dozens of headstones were tipped over at a Jewish cemetery near St. Louis.

Creeks, rivers top banks after latest California storm

Kristin J, Bender, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 3:41am

Creeks and rivers topped their banks, hundreds of homes were evacuated and several thousand people found themselves trapped in a rural hamlet as Northern California emerged Tuesday from yet another winter storm.

Supreme Court hears case of Mexican teen slain across border

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 1:52am

The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from the parents of a Mexican teenager who was killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent. The case could help define when foreigners outside the U.S. have access to American courts.