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Prosecutors say Ohio man planned to join Islamic State group

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:08am

Federal prosecutors are accusing a Jordanian citizen living in Ohio of attempting to travel to Syria and fight with the Islamic State group against the Syrian leadership.

The Latest: Arkansas inmate says Monday execution was flawed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:00am

The Latest on Arkansas' effort to execute a fourth inmate before its supply of a lethal injection drug expires on Sunday (all times local):

Man removed from flight for using bathroom before takeoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:57am

A Wisconsin man was removed from a Delta Air Lines flight after using the bathroom against crew instructions shortly before takeoff.

Former WSU student sentenced to 12 years for drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:57am

A former Washington State University student has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for possessing heroin and methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.

Family sues after man kills himself outside mental hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:57am

The family of a man who hanged himself outside a Delaware psychiatric hospital says in a lawsuit that the hospital had turned him away one day earlier.

US admiral says N. Korea crisis is at worst point he's seen

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:39am

The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific said Thursday that the crisis with North Korea is at the worst point he's ever seen, but he declined to compare the situation to the Cuban missile crisis decades ago.

Man gets life in prison for Indianapolis officer's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:39am

A man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting an Indianapolis police officer has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Arkansas prepares to wrap up aggressive execution schedule

Kelly P. Kissel and Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:37am

Arkansas will reach the end of an aggressive execution schedule Thursday as it prepares for a fourth lethal injection in eight days after initially planning twice as many over an 11-day period.

Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments

Chad Day and Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:37am

President Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was warned by authorities when he retired from the military in 2014 not to take foreign government-sourced money without "advance approval" from the Pentagon, according to documents released Thursday by the ranking Democrat on a House oversight committee.

Wenk: Yellowstone is addressing sexual harassment report

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:37am

The superintendent of Yellowstone National Park says the park is acting to address a report that found evidence of sexual harassment within the park's maintenance division.

Florida Senate apologizes for 68-year-old racial injustice

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:37am

The Florida Senate has formally apologized to the families of four black men accused of raping a white teenager nearly seven decades ago in a case now seen as racial injustice.

Document filed for death penalty in Oklahoma deputy slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:24am

An Oklahoma prosecutor has filed formal notice that the state will seek the death penalty for a man charged in the killing of a deputy sheriff.

Trump repeats criticism of court that halted 1st travel ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:03am

President Donald Trump is once again taking aim at a federal appeals court district that covers Western states, saying he is considering breaking up a circuit that is a longtime target of Republicans and is where his first travel ban was halted.

Police: Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after barricade

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:03am

A man suspected of fatally shooting a Delaware state trooper has been shot and killed by officers after an overnight standoff, state police said Thursday.

Correction: Immigrant Crime story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:03am

In a story April 26 about immigrant crime, The Associated Press erroneously identified the title of the federal immigration court system. It is the Executive Office for Immigration Review.

SC firefighter sentenced for sending fake bomb-threat texts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:00am

A volunteer firefighter in South Carolina has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for sending messages about a fake bomb threat to try to get his station called in the event of a real emergency.

Louisiana elementary teachers charged with bullying student

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:00am

Two elementary school teachers are under arrest in Louisiana after being accused of bullying a child.

2 US troops killed in eastern Afghanistan

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:00am

The Pentagon says two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan overnight Wednesday.

Amtrak accelerating Penn Station work, rail delays expected

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:53am

Accelerated repair work in the wake of recent breakdowns at New York's Penn Station will begin next month and cause delays this summer for rail travelers who already have endured major disruptions recently, Amtrak officials said Thursday.

Another spring snowstorm hits Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:45am

Another spring snowstorm has started to march through Wyoming.