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Man charged in death of daughter he mistook for intruder

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 6:17pm

Authorities in South Carolina have charged a man with killing his daughter, whom he mistook for a potential intruder.

In new charges against Assange, groups see cause for concern

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 6:08pm

New charges filed against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange quickly drew alarm Thursday from media organizations and others. The groups are concerned that the Justice Department is charging Assange for actions that ordinary journalists do routinely in their jobs.

EPA taking 1st big step to clean up leaking Colorado mines

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 6:07pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to take the first major steps this summer to clean up wastewater flowing from dozens of old mines in southwestern Colorado.

US withdraws train crew proposal that came after explosions

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 6:04pm

The Trump administration is withdrawing a proposal for freight trains to have at least two crew members, which was drafted in response to explosions of crude oil trains in the U.S. and Canada.

Lawyer: More to story than video in bus shove murder case

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 5:42pm

A defense lawyer says there's more to know than a bus security video clip shows about a murder case against a woman accused of killing a 74-year-old man by shoving him off a public bus in Las Vegas.

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 5:26pm

Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida's government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio that record the killing of a person in an act of mass violence.

N Carolina man released after serving more than 40 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 5:18pm

A North Carolina man who served more than 40 years in prison for a shopkeeper's slaying in a failed robbery attempt is heading home.

Ex-Minnesota cop convicted of murder sued over traffic stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 5:16pm

A Minneapolis man is suing a former police officer recently convicted of murder for allegedly pointing a gun at him during a traffic stop.

Serial killer who terrorized Florida in 1984 with the slayings of 10 women has been executed

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 4:58pm

Serial killer who terrorized Florida in 1984 with the slayings of 10 women has been executed.

Chlorine leak causes evacuation in Lewiston

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 4:54pm

The Lewiston Fire Department is asking everyone near a welding and industrial supply business to evacuate because of a chlorine leak.

Group seeks $100M for woman killed by US border agent

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 4:42pm

Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year.

APNewsBreak: Police won't fight California use-of-force bill

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 4:22pm

Two major law enforcement organizations have dropped their opposition to California legislation that strengthens standards for when officers can use of deadly force, a shift that comes after supporters made changes to the measure.

ISO affirmation: Trump has aides vouch that he's 'very calm'

Zeke Miller and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 4:18pm

Sometimes even the president of the United States needs somebody to vouch for him.

Arizona man accused of burying his dead mom in his backyard

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 4:16pm

An Arizona man has been arrested for allegedly burying his dead mother in his backyard to continue receiving her Social Security checks and Veterans Affairs benefits.

Runaway barges crash into Oklahoma dam and quickly sink

Ken Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 3:58pm

Two unmanned barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma crashed into a dam hours later and sank Thursday, and they didn't cause the structure to fail, which officials feared might happen.

The Latest: Judge leaves murder case after criticism

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 3:42pm

The Latest on a Mississippi police officer charged in a killing (all times local):

Minnesota woman indicted in husband's fatal shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 3:39pm

A grand jury in Minnesota indicted a 57-year-old woman who authorities allege fatally shot her husband before fleeing to Florida and killing a woman there.

N Carolina man released after serving more than 40 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 3:36pm

A North Carolina man who once was on death row and then served more than 40 years in prison for a shopkeeper's slaying in a failed robbery attempt was headed home Thursday.

Police in Nebraska investigate attack as possible hate crime

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 3:33pm

Police in Lincoln, Nebraska, are investigating an assault on a Muslim woman as a possible hate crime.

The Latest: Assange lawyer says charges threaten journalists

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 3:14pm

The Latest on U.S. charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (all times local):