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Placido Domingo apology prompts new accuser to step forward

Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 6:20pm

The words "I am truly sorry" have not been uttered often in the #MeToo era. So when soprano Luz del Alba Rubio woke up Tuesday to see an apology from opera superstar Placido Domingo, she was in shock.

Ken Peters, AP sports writer who covered Olympics, dies

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 5:24pm

Ken Peters, who covered multiple Olympics and other major events during a nearly 35-year career as a sports writer for The Associated Press, has died. He was 77.

Lawyer: Officer didn't intentionally lie about teen slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 5:17pm

An attorney for a fired Chicago police officer says his client didn’t intentionally lie about how he saw the fatal 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald by officer Jason Van Dyke.

Woman accused of being topless with stepkids takes plea deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 5:09pm

A Utah woman who fought criminal charges after her stepchildren saw her topless in her own home took a plea deal Tuesday to avoid the risk of having to register as a sex offender if convicted, her lawyer said.

Mom of 2 missing Idaho kids wants $5 million bail reduced

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 4:55pm

A mother arrested in Hawaii over the disappearance of her two Idaho children wants a judge to reconsider her $5 million bail.

Man charged with shooting Indiana judges claims self-defense

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 4:26pm

A man charged with shooting two southern Indiana judges outside of an Indianapolis fast food restaurant last year claims in a Tuesday court filing that he acted in self-defense.

New Mexico governor to sheriffs: Enforce gun law or resign

Morgan Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 4:14pm

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a red-flag gun bill Tuesday that will allow state district courts to order the temporary surrender of firearms, and she urged sheriffs to resign if they still refuse to enforce it.

Florida lawsuit questions Sanders' Democratic bona fides

Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 3:33pm

In a state where elections and litigation are intertwined, add this to Florida's ballot box saga: A pair of Floridians are asking a court to remove Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Democratic front-runner for president, from the state's March 17 primary ballot.

Indian nation destroys own buildings over leadership dispute

Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 3:32pm

It’s just not that simple for us,” Seneca Falls Police Chief Stuart Peenstra said. “Normally we would not allow that. But in these instances ... we have to allow that, and it doesn't settle well with us either but we have to stick by the letter of the law.”

FBI raids Canadian fashion mogul following sex abuse claims

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 3:06pm

Federal authorities raided the Manhattan headquarters of the Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard, a search that came amid claims he trafficked and sexually assaulted dozens of teenage girls and women.

Indiana couple gets no prison time for caging teenage girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 3:06pm

An Indiana couple accused of locking a teenage girl in a cage and denying her food, water and clean facilities won't serve any prison time.

Illinois lawyers say Blagojevich should be disbarred

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 2:54pm

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich won his freedom last week when President Donald Trump commuted his prison sentence, but he may lose his law licence.

OK, boomers: A 'Bachelor' for seniors is headed to ABC

Marianne Garvey, CNN  |  Posted Feb 25th - 2:40pm

OK, boomers. "The Bachelor" franchise is about to get bigger. ABC is casting a new version of the show with "seniors looking for love."

Prosecutors seek death for man accused of killing wife, kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 2:25pm

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a man indicted on four counts of first-degree murder in the slayings of his wife and three children at their Florida home near Walt Disney World.

SC sheriff's deputy is fatally shot serving eviction notice

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 2:19pm

A sheriff's deputy in South Carolina was shot and killed while trying to serve an eviction notice Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Singer who drew fire at Mar-a-Lago competent to face trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 2:13pm

A Connecticut opera singer is now mentally competent to stand trial on charges that she sped through a checkpoint outside President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, drawing gunfire from law enforcement officers, her attorney says.

Ex-ICE agent sentenced for impersonating officer in Kansas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 2:12pm

A former agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement was sentenced Tuesday to nine months in prison for impersonating an immigration supervisor in a foiled attempt to free a Mexican immigrant from a Kansas jail, authorities said.

Disney CEO Bob Iger steps down in surprise announcement

Mae Anderson and Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 2:10pm

Disney CEO Bob Iger, who steered the company's absorption of Star Wars, Pixar, Marvel and Fox's entertainment businesses and the launch of a Netflix challenger, is stepping down immediately, the company said in a surprise announcement Tuesday.

Lawsuit: Jail guard ignored inmate's pain before he died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 1:53pm

A Virginia jail guard ignored an inmate's cries of pain and medical personnel did nothing to help him before he died, according to a lawsuit filed by his estate.