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Jury deadlocks in cop's murder retrial; judge says try again

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:39am

Jurors in the murder retrial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer charged in the fatal traffic stop shooting of an unarmed black motorist said Friday that they are deadlocked, but a judge told them to keep deliberating.

Texas officer in murder case faces unrelated assault charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:38am

A former Texas police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black teenager has been indicted on two unrelated charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon by a public servant.

Pride and prejudice? Race tinges LGBT celebrations

Deepti Hajela, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:33am

Gay pride marches in New York City, San Francisco and in between this weekend will have plenty of participants — and also protests directed at them from other members of the LGBT community, speaking out against what they see as increasingly corporate celebrations that prioritize the experiences of gay white men and ignore issues facing black and brown LGBT people.

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Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest

Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:23am

President Donald Trump suggested he was just trying to keep fired FBI Director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of their private conversations.

The Latest: Deadlocked jury told to try again at cop's trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:20am

The Latest on the murder retrial of a white former police officer in Ohio (all times local):

Steam pipe explosion may have exposed officers to asbestos

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:17am

Baltimore police say officers who responded to an explosion of an underground steam pipe may have been exposed to asbestos.

The Latest: Power outages reported in Tennessee

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:10am

The Latest on Tropical Depression Cindy (all times local):

Missouri deputy fatally shoots suspect after pursuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:10am

Authorities say a western Missouri deputy has shot and killed a driver after a pursuit ended with a physical altercation.

Cops: Woman jailed for shooting near inattentive husband

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:10am

A Pennsylvania woman has been jailed because police say she fired a gunshot in the direction of her inattentive husband.

Day care worker gets 26-60 years for molesting girls under 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:10am

An Omaha man has been imprisoned for sexually assaulting girls under 3 at day cares where he worked.

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North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:03am

North Korea on Friday called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.

Body found at North Texas landfill ID'd as missing girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:56am

A medical examiner has identified a body found at a North Texas landfill as a 14-year-old girl missing since Monday evening.

Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:34am

Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman has died at the age of 93.

Federal judge to rule in Wisconsin youth prison case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:30am

A federal judge is set to decide whether Wisconsin's juvenile prisons can continue using pepper spray and shackles on inmates and schedule them to long periods in isolation.

GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:12am

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. Now comes his next challenge — persuading enough Republicans to back the measure and avert a defeat that could be shattering for President Donald Trump and the GOP.

Protester at Iowa Trump rally arrested, faces assault charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:03am

Authorities say a protester has been charged with assault after a fracas outside the rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for President Donald Trump.

Case dismissed against man accused of drawing blood

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 6:40am

Authorities say they have dismissed their case against a 43-year-old Maryland man accused of paying people to draw their blood and storing it in large quantities in an abandoned warehouse in Washington.

7-year-old, father shot while waiting for bus in Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 6:30am

Officials say a 7-year-old boy and his father were shot while waiting at a bus stop in Virginia's capital city.

Second person dies from Alabama car dealership fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 6:22am

A second person has died as a result of a flash fire at a car dealership in Alabama.

Pennsylvania flash flood takes man's life; rail cars derail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 6:00am

Flash flooding in western Pennsylvania has claimed the life of a man and apparently derailed some rail cars.