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Lawsuit: South Carolina officers shot unarmed man 19 times

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:12pm

An unarmed man who was chased and tackled by police in South Carolina was shot 17 times in the back by officers as he lay on the ground, according to a lawsuit filed by the man's family.

Court filing: Convicted former Christie allies lied at trial

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:01pm

Two ex-allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie committed perjury on the witness stand during their corruption trial last fall and shouldn't be given any leniency at sentencing this week, government prosecutors wrote to a judge Monday.

Man killed in shootout after fleeing officers in Mississippi

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:01pm

A man who had been pulled over on suspicion of drunken driving was shot to death in Mississippi after fleeing and leading officers on a high-speed chase that ended in gunfire, authorities said Monday.

At annual US-Israel event, a new warmth but old differences

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:01pm

Israeli leaders hoping President Donald Trump would be a rubber stamp for the Jewish state are hearing plenty of reassuring rhetoric at this week's annual gathering for the "unbreakable" alliance. Missing from the agenda: Concrete steps advancing the Israeli government's top priorities.

Ann Romney: Son Josh may run for Utah governor in 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:01pm

Ann Romney says she thinks her son may run for Utah governor in 2020.

Officials: Gunman dead after opening fire in Tennessee salon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:00pm

Authorities say a man accused of taking hostages and opening fire in a crowded Tennessee beauty salon is dead after exchanging gunfire with law enforcement.

Sheriff: ICE arrests immigrants reporting for labor detail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:00pm

Authorities in Fort Worth say federal immigration agents arrested 26 immigrants suspected of living in the country illegally as they reported for labor detail sentences for unrelated crimes.

Utah governor asks Interior Secretary to visit Bears Ears

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:52pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert made a last-minute trip to Washington this week, where he urged Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to visit Utah's Bears Ears National Monument.

Future of 'abortion reversal' bill in doubt

Darcy Costello, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:50pm

Two key Indiana lawmakers said they do not intend to take action on legislation addressing so-called abortion reversal procedures, likely dooming its chances of becoming law this session.

Board recommends rejecting clemency for 2 Arkansas inmates

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:44pm

The Arkansas Parole Board recommended Monday that the governor reject long-shot bids for clemency by two of inmates facing lethal injection next month, as a new lawsuit challenges the state's unprecedented plan to conduct four double executions over a 10-day period.

The Latest: Kansas governor critical of Medicaid expansion

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:44pm

The Latest on the debate in Kansas over expanding its Medicaid program (all times local):

Judge: More water must be released from Columbia, Snake dams

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:44pm

A federal judge in Oregon says that beginning next year, the government must spill more water from dams on the lower Columbia and Snake rivers to improve the chances that protected salmon will survive.

ACLU fights against warrantless searches of drug database

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:40pm

The American Civil Liberties Union and Utah state officials are arguing that a judge's recommendation to allow the Drug Enforcement Administration to do warrantless searches of a prescription drug database violates people's privacy rights, the ACLU said Monday.

The Latest: Arkansas attorney general dismisses suit's claim

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:40pm

The Latest on eight upcoming executions in Arkansas (all times local):

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Visit to WH grounds by Intel chairman clouds investigation

Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:34pm

House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes went to the White House grounds to review intelligence reports and meet the secret source behind his claim that communications involving Trump associates were caught up in "incidental" surveillance in the waning days of the Obama administration.

The Latest: Governor offers prayers after officer's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:34pm

The Latest on a traffic-stop shootout that killed an Oklahoma police officer and critically wounded another man (all times local):

Woman who tried to jump White House fence back in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:34pm

A woman who got tangled up by her shoelaces while trying to jump the White House fence last week faces a federal charge after a similar stunt.

Utah woman in Florida for cruise loses foot after being hit by truck

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:32pm

A Utah woman in Florida preparing to leave on a cruise had her foot severed when she and other members of her family were hit by an alleged drunk driver.

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Police: No active search for suspects in nightclub shooting

Dan Sewell and John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:24pm

As Cincinnati police delved further into their investigation of a nightclub shooting melee that left one person dead and 16 injured, city officials Monday urged more witnesses to come forward and offered reassurances amid questions about safety in public gathering spots.

Michigan, Flint to replace 18,000 lead-tainted water lines

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:24pm

Michigan and the city of Flint agreed Monday to replace thousands of home water lines under a sweeping deal to settle a lawsuit by residents over lead-contaminated water in the struggling city.