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The Latest: 1 dead, 2 hurt in small plane crash near Tahoe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:37am

The Latest on a small plane crash near Lake Tahoe (all times local, PDT):

Man pleads not guilty to slaying after counterculture event

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:31am

A man has pleaded not guilty in Kentucky to killing a woman he met at the massive "Rainbow Family" counterculture gathering in a Georgia forest.

Ex-Missouri trooper loses officer permit in Iowa man's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:31am

State officials have revoked the law enforcement license of a former Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper who was driving a patrol boat when a handcuffed Iowa man fell out and drowned.

The Latest: Lawmakers want Pompeo to testify on Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:23am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and his summit with Russian President Donald Trump (all times local):

Florida woman left out of will is accused of killing mom

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:17am

A Florida woman is accused of beating her 85-year-old mother to death after learning she wouldn't be receiving an inheritance from her.

Seattle mayor picks police veteran as new chief amid reforms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:13am

The mayor of Seattle has picked interim Police Chief Carmen Best to lead the department on a permanent basis as it tries to sustain reforms designed to eliminate biased policing and unnecessary force.

Probe criticizes Montana justice for absences, tardiness

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:07am

An investigation into the operation of one of Missoula County's justice courts found the judge was frequently late for work or absent and had employees walk her dog and put court fees in an unlocked box on her back porch.

3rd Dartmouth professor leaves over misconduct allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:06am

A third Dartmouth College psychology professor facing sexual misconduct allegations has left the school following an internal investigation and recommendation that the school fire him.

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Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

Emiliano Rodriguez Mega, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:05am

Astronomers are still finding moons at Jupiter, 400 years after Galileo used his spyglass to spot the first ones.

Texas woman accused of biting, swallowing part of nose

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:03am

A woman is accused of biting off and swallowing part of another woman's nose after being asked to leave the victim's home in Southeast Texas.

Hot weather hindering efforts against blaze near Yosemite

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:59am

Hot and dry weather is hindering efforts to slow the growth of a wildfire near Yosemite National Park that killed a California firefighter.

San Antonio store owner's killer set for execution

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:54am

A Texas death row inmate was set for execution Tuesday evening as lawyers argued in the courts that the state parole board improperly refused his clemency request because he's black.

Judge throws out 2 charges against indicted FBI agent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:53am

A federal judge has thrown out two of the five charges against an FBI agent who allegedly lied about firing two rifle shots at the pickup of an Oregon refuge occupation spokesman at a roadblock in January 2016.

Small plane crash reported near Lake Tahoe, ski resort

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:47am

Emergency crews are responding to a small plane crash near Lake Tahoe.

GOP won't force quick House vote on Dem bill axing ICE

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:47am

House Republican leaders won't hold a quick vote on a Democratic bill abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and instead will offer a non-binding GOP measure lauding the agency and ridiculing calls for its elimination.

Search lengthens for missing Joshua Tree National Park hiker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:46am

Trackers with dogs are combing part of Joshua Tree National Park in search of a Canadian man missing since heading out for a hike Friday morning.

The Latest: Federal judge won't stop Texas execution

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:39am

The Latest on the Texas execution (all times local):

Lottery scam kingpin's property forfeited; will aid victims

Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:31am

Cash and jewelry seized from a Jamaican man accused of masterminding a large lottery scam in the U.S. will be liquidated and the proceeds doled out to victims under a federal judge's order, a step toward getting at least some restitution for victims.

Attorney: Georgia officer deserves bond in manslaughter case

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:29am

A Georgia police officer accused of shooting a fleeing man and charged with manslaughter is "not a danger" and deserves to be freed on bond while he awaits trial, his defense attorney told a judge Tuesday.

4 children shot, 1 fatally, on Philadelphia street

Claudia Lauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:29am

Two gunmen firing from opposite sides of a Philadelphia street unleashed a hail of bullets on four children, killing a 14-year-old boy, police said.