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Lawsuit: Ohio police shooting of black man wasn't justified

Kantele Franko, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:39am

A lawsuit alleges Ohio police shot and mortally wounded a black man without justification and then conspired to provide misleading information about the July 7 confrontation.

WWII female pilot recently honored at air show dies at 100

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:39am

A 100-year-old woman honored at a New York air show last weekend for her World War II service as a civilian pilot flying military aircraft has died.

Trial date set for case linked to "S-Town" podcast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:21am

An Alabama man featured in the hit podcast "S-Town" is scheduled to go on trial in October on charges related to events in the story.

Burundi robotics team missing after competition in DC

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:10am

Six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team were reported missing after competing in an international competition this week in Washington.

Dad arrested for speeding to hospital with wife in labor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:00am

A Louisiana man who was rushing his wife to the hospital at speeds topping 100 mph (161 kph) missed his child's birth because he was in jail.

Ex-Penn State officials on work-release part of jail terms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:00am

Two ex-Penn State administrators have begun the work-release portion of their jail sentences on child endangerment convictions stemming from the Jerry Sandusky investigation.

By embracing Russia, Trump bumps up against top advisers

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 6:31am

President Donald Trump's persistent overtures toward Russia are placing him increasingly at odds with his national security and foreign policy advisers, who have long urged a more cautious approach to dealing with the foreign adversary.

US lawsuit: Ohio city let sewage into Lake Erie tributaries

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 6:20am

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department have sued the Ohio city of Cleveland Heights, saying it allowed raw sewage to flow into Lake Erie tributaries.

Agency: More inmates may be disciplined in Iowa prison fight

Barbara Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 6:20am

About 80 inmates at an Iowa maximum security prison could face disciplinary action in connection to a large fight this month, a far greater number of people than the state corrections department has publicly said were directly involved in the melee, the agency has told The Associated Press.

Florida house where OJ Simpson lived listed for $1.3 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 6:01am

What happened to the Florida home where O.J. Simpson lived with his children after his acquittal in the death of his ex-wife and her friend?

Trump's critique of Sessions reflects long-held frustrations

Julie Pace and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 5:51am

President Donald Trump's extraordinary public denouncement of Attorney General Jeff Sessions reflected a long-simmering frustration with one of his staunchest allies, but was not a calculated attempt to force Sessions from the Cabinet, according to two Trump advisers.

Video: Florida man shoots 2 AT&T trucks in driveway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 5:41am

Authorities say a Florida man shot at two AT&T trucks because they were parked in front of his driveway.

Suspect faces arraignment in kidnapping of China scholar

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 5:41am

An arraignment is scheduled for a 28-year-old man charged in the abduction of a University of Illinois scholar from China.

Minneapolis officer doesn't have to talk to state agents

Amy Forliti and Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 5:00am

A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape still hasn't spoken with investigators and doesn't have to, but he will be compelled to give a statement to his department as part of an internal investigation.

Hearing set for man who drove into graveside service

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 4:26am

A man who drove into a graveside service at a South Carolina cemetery is expected in court on 12 counts of attempted murder.

Kentucky GOP official accused of indecent exposure resigns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 4:07am

Officials say a man who served as a county chairman for the Kentucky Republican Party has resigned after he was arrested in Tennessee on accusations he exposed himself in a restroom.

Guns and roses: 2 Mississippi law officers saying 'I do'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:43am

Two officers at the same Mississippi sheriff's department are becoming husband and wife.

New Gulf Coast amusement park opening in Alabama

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:43am

An Alabama Indian tribe is opening the largest amusement park on the northern Gulf Coast.

Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:00am

Members of the Trump campaign's inner circle, including his eldest son and son-in-law, are being called before Senate committees next week to talk about the 2016 election.

House GOP defiant on health bill amid Senate uncertainty

Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 2:51am

Vulnerable House Republicans stood defiant about their support for an unpopular bill to repeal Obamacare as the effort languished in the Senate, leaving them to face angry voters with, perhaps, nothing to show for it.