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Another suit accuses VA physician assistant of sexual abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:41am

A veteran who served in Iraq is the latest person to file a lawsuit accusing a former physician assistant at a Veteran's Administration hospital in Kansas of sexual abuse.

Detroit man cleared of attempted murder in shooting of judge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:41am

A man accused of shooting a federal judge outside a Detroit house has been acquitted of attempted murder.

Pharmacy board out as sole medical pot regulator in Ohio

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:31am

A legislative proposal to regulate medical marijuana through Ohio's pharmacy board was scrapped Tuesday over concerns the rare setup nationally would create an undue burden on the state.

Body of missing boater found near Murrells Inlet

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:31am

Crews have recovered the body of a boater missing in the Waccamaw River in Murrells Inlet.

The Latest: Passengers escorted from jet screened at LAX

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:31am

The Latest on a possible threat to a jet at Los Angeles airport (all times local):

Florida police seek tipster in fatal ZombiCon shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:31am

Investigators who combed through hundreds of tips following a fatal shooting during a zombie-themed street festival in Florida say one tipster likely has the information to help solve the case.

Ferguson's city attorney quits as ouster as prosecutor looms

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:31am

Ferguson's city attorney says she's stepping down, just a few weeks after the St. Louis suburb engulfed in racial unrest since Michael Brown's 2014 death announced they were removing her as local prosecutor.

US appeals court revisits Texas voter ID law

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:20am

Whether a strict Texas voter ID law should be struck down, upheld, or, perhaps, adjusted is now up to 15 federal appeals court judges.

San Francisco to consider stricter immigrant protections

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:20am

San Francisco officials plan to take another run at clarifying the progressive city's protections for people in the country illegally, a policy that led to national criticism last year when a Mexican man was accused of shooting and killing a woman walking along a waterfront pier.

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Idaho man sues ISU over hostility toward his LDS faith

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:20am

An Idaho Falls man is suing Idaho State University, claiming that he was discriminated against because of his LDS faith.

Prosecutor weighs charging husband of dead restaurateur

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:11am

A prosecutor says it will likely take several days to determine a man will be charged in the death of his estranged husband, a well-known Salt Lake City restaurateur and LGBT pioneer who died in a house fire.

Teacher who was attacked hopes to return to classroom soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:11am

A Washington high school teacher who was attacked in his classroom after school ended says he is recovering from his injuries and hopes to return to the classroom as soon as possible.

Texas elementary school tosses name of Robert E. Lee

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:11am

An Austin elementary school will be renamed for an acclaimed Depression-era photographer after the school board decided it should no longer carry the name of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

Police assess possible threat to jet at Los Angeles airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:11am

SWAT officers and a police dog are investigating a possible threat aboard a jetliner that landed at Los Angeles International Airport after a trip from Houston.

Clinton teacher accused in student sex abuse case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:00am

An eastern Iowa teacher is accused of having sexual contact with a 15-year-old student.

Alleged Islamic State sympathizer arrested on terror charge

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:00am

A New York City man rejected twice trying to enter the United Kingdom after his camouflage clothing, nunchakus and Islamic State flag images on his cellphone raised suspicions was arrested Tuesday on charges that he tried to assist the terrorism group.

Park Service identifies Texas woman killed in Yellowstone

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:00am

The National Park Service has released the name of the Texas woman who died last week in Yellowstone National Park when she was hit by a vehicle.

Ryan to block surprise amendments after gay rights flap

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:00am

Speaker Paul Ryan is taking steps to bring greater order to the House floor after a Democrat-authored gay rights amendment caused chaos last week.

The Latest: Baltimore police to use apps for new policies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 10:50am

The Latest on the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died a week after he was critically injured in police custody (all times local):