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Sheriff: 16 refugees in custody after reaching Florida coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:51pm

Authorities in Florida say more than a dozen refugees are in custody after they landed along the state's Atlantic coast.

Prosecutors: Truck stop chiropractor falsified health exams

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:51pm

Federal authorities say they've charged a chiropractor operating out of an Atlanta truck stop with falsifying required medical exams for truckers.

Police: Fake news story led gunman to popular DC pizzeria

Matthew Barakat and Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:42pm

The bizarre rumors began with a leaked email referencing Hillary Clinton and pizza parties. It morphed into fake online news stories about a child sex trafficking ring operating out of a popular Washington, D.C., pizza joint.

The Latest: Pizzagate shooter surrendered peacefully

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:41pm

The Latest on the arrest of a man who police say fired shots in a pizzeria while investigating a fake news story (all times local):

Man convicted in son's hot-car death gets life, no parole

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:40pm

A judge on Monday sentenced a Georgia man to serve life in prison without the possibility of parole after a jury found that he intentionally left his toddler son in a hot SUV to die.

Mistrial declared in black motorist's shooting

Bruce Smith and Seanna Adcox, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:33pm

A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial Monday after a jury deadlocked in the murder trial of a white, former police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist.

Teacher, musicians among those killed in warehouse fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:33pm

A teacher, the son of a sheriff's deputy and young artists who loved music were among those killed when a fire tore through a converted Oakland warehouse during a dance party.

The Latest: Gov. Jerry Brown sends condolences to families

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:31pm

The Latest on a deadly fire in an Oakland warehouse (all times local):

Homegrown pot for Christmas? Only in your dreams Mainers

Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:31pm

The hope Maine marijuana proponents had of growing their own pot by the Yuletide is going up in smoke because a recount of the ballot question to legalize the practice will likely drag into next year.

Authorities: 2 dead in crash on snowy Michigan roadway

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:22pm

Authorities say two people have died after the car they were riding in slid into the path of a pickup truck on a snowy southwestern Michigan roadway.

Lucky for Life joins Wyoming Lottery menu of games

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:21pm

The Wyoming Lottery players now have a new game to test their luck.

Appeals court affirms conviction in Oregon car-bomb plot

Steven Dubois, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:03pm

A federal appeals court Monday upheld the conviction of Mohamed Mohamud, the Somali American sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb downtown Portland during the annual lighting of a Christmas tree.

'Last Tango in Paris' rape scene revelation sparks outrage

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:03pm

"Last Tango in Paris" is making headlines again 44 years after the controversial film came out. A recently unearthed video interview with Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci from 2013 has renewed interest, and outrage, over what happened to actress Maria Schneider on set.

Police: Man kills ex-girlfriend in Utah, dies after chase

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:00pm

A Utah man died following a police chase and shooting after he shot and killed an ex-girlfriend who had a restraining order against him, authorities said. It was unclear if he was killed by the officers or took his own life.

Police won't know for days if officers fired fatal shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 1:50pm

Police are awaiting ballistics tests to determine whether an officer or someone else fired the shot that killed a northern Indiana man.

Man gets 12 years in drug conspiracy, money laundering case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 1:44pm

A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison after pleading guilty in a Nevada-to-Utah oxycodone distribution and money laundering case.

The Latest: Mistrial declared in police officer murder trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 1:41pm

The Latest on the trial of a fired South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed black motorist (all times local):

Cops: Serial abductor broke into Ohio homes to kidnap girls

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 1:40pm

A Cleveland-area man accused of breaking into two homes and kidnapping and raping a girl and trying to abduct another within the past year scouted out his victims, authorities said Monday.

Jury unable to reach verdict in trial of ex-officer who shot black motorist in South Carolina; mistrial declared

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 1:40pm

Jury unable to reach verdict in trial of ex-officer who shot black motorist in South Carolina; mistrial declared.