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Dems force 1-week delay on panel vote on Supreme Court pick

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:12pm

Senate Democrats on Monday forced a one-week delay in a committee vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, who remains on track for confirmation with solid Republican backing.

Mom of unarmed teen killed by cop in 2012 demands answers

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:05pm

The mother of an unarmed black teenager shot to death by a white police officer said Monday she was frustrated the officer quit instead of getting fired following a disciplinary trial in a case that sparked outrage over police use of deadly force against black men and boys.

Woman guilty of smuggling woman for surrogacy, forced labor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:03pm

Federal prosecutors say a northeast Florida woman has pleaded guilty to smuggling a Mexican woman into the U.S. as a pregnancy surrogate and instead forced her into domestic labor through abuse.

The Latest: Battalion chief says 1 dead in Oakland fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:00pm

The Latest on a residential fire in Oakland, California (all times local):

Michigan police: Office, home of state Sen. Johnson searched

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:53am

The office and home of a Detroit-area state senator were searched Monday morning as part of a joint investigation involving the FBI and state police.

House intel chairman met source on White House grounds

Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:53am

House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump's associates were caught up in "incidental" surveillance, the congressman's spokesman said Monday.

Oakland battalion chief: 1 dead, 4 hospitalized in 3-story residential fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:53am

Oakland battalion chief: 1 dead, 4 hospitalized in 3-story residential fire.

Cops: Parents left 3 kids alone in NY mall while working

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:50am

Authorities say a couple left their three young children, including an infant, alone in a suburban Rochester mall for hours while the parents went to work inside the shopping center.

Video released of Tennessee teen missing with teacher

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:50am

A news outlet has released video of a 15-year-old Tennessee girl who is missing with her high school teacher in hopes that someone will recognize her voice.

Racist sword killer says he'd mulled racial attack for years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:42am

A white racist accused of fatally stabbing a 66-year-old stranger on a Manhattan street because he was black says he'd intended it as "a practice run" in a mission to deter interracial relationships.

Man killed in shootout after fleeing officers in Mississippi

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:40am

A man was shot to death after fleeing during a traffic stop and leading officers on a high-speed chase that ended in gunfire in eastern Mississippi.

Sheriff's Office: Teen planned shooting attack at school

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:40am

Authorities in Maryland say a shotgun, ammunition and bomb-making materials were found at the home of an 18-year-old student planning an attack at her high school.

Montenegro's bid to join NATO faces US Senate test

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:34am

Montenegro is on the verge of becoming NATO's newest member.

Mississippi governor approves outlawing of sanctuary cities

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:34am

Gov. Phil Bryant signed a law Monday banning sanctuary cities and other policies that might help people who have entered the country illegally, saying he wants Mississippi to help federal agencies arrest people without legal status.

Judge won't release Mexican man jailed near Seattle

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:34am

A federal judge has upheld a decision not to release a Mexican man who was arrested near Seattle despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

Florida officials: Aggressive efforts to stop Zika continue

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:24am

Florida officials say they're continuing aggressive efforts to stop the spread of the Zika virus.

Family sues town to demolish house after creepy letters

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:04am

A New Jersey family that wants to demolish their home after they claim they were stalked by an anonymous creepy-letter writer known as "The Watcher" has filed a lawsuit against their town.

California battalion chief fears 1 dead in residential fire

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:04am

One person is feared dead, and firefighters rescued at least seven people from a raging fire in a three-story residential building Monday in a scene that sent residents rushing from flames and billowing smoke.

Will report on Ala. gov sex scandal revive impeachment move?

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:04am

A year after Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's sexually charged phone calls with a younger female aide set off tabloid-like speculation in the Bible-belt state, the state Ethics Commission is preparing to announce whether it believes he broke the law.

Mississippi governor approves outlawing of sanctuary cities

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:04am

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a law banning sanctuary cities and other policies that might help people who have entered the country illegally.