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US government fines Wells Fargo $3 billion for its 'staggering' fake-accounts scandal

Matt Egan, CNN Business  |  Posted Feb 21st - 8:48pm

Wells Fargo was hit with a $3 billion fine Friday by federal authorities outraged by the millions of fake accounts created at the troubled bank over many years.

Police: Suspect dies after hit-and-run, shooting, car in lake

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 6:55pm

A rifle-toting suspect involved in a hit-and-run crash and a subsequent carjacking Friday afternoon allegedly fired at police justbefore he drove a vehicle into a Georgialake and it sank, authorities said.

Boyfriend of slain Georgia student charged with murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 5:51pm

The boyfriend of a slain university studentin central Georgiawas charged with malice murder in her death Friday evening, authorities said.

Man accused of fatally stabbing girlfriend at Airbnb

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 5:38pm

A man was arraigned Friday in the alleged fatal stabbing of his girlfriend at the Airbnb rental home they shared in the San Francisco Bay Area, then leaving in her car with all of his belongings.

Bill would ease penalties for HIV exposure in Washington

Rachel By Corte, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:41pm

Washington state health officials want to change a rarely used law that makes it a felony to intentionally expose a sexual partner to HIV, saying the current penalties don’t have an impact on reducing transmissions or improving public health.

Man convicted of stabbing 2 people to death who tried to stop racist rant against black women on Portland, Oregon, train

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:30pm

Man convicted of stabbing 2 people to death who tried to stop racist rant against black women on Portland, Oregon, train.

Lori Vallow Daybell makes first court appearance in Hawaii, judge upholds $5 million bail

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com and Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:08pm

A judge upheld a bail amount of $5 million as Lori Vallow Daybell made her first court appearance in Hawaii on Friday afternoon.

Documents: Doctor stayed at University of Michigan for decades after supervisor confronted him about alleged sex abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:01pm

Documents: Doctor stayed at University of Michigan for decades after supervisor confronted him about alleged sex abuse.

Appeals court won't hear more appeals of Sheldon Silver case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:51pm

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver lost his bid Friday to get a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision to uphold part of his corruption conviction.

Ex-inmate charged with sending poison to California prison

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:45pm

An Eastern European man who authorities say sent a Christmas card to the Unabomber has been indicted on charges of mailing packages of a potentially deadly poison to a California state prison, officials said Friday.

Helicopter sharpshooters to kill Grand Teton nonnative goats

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:06pm

A disputed effort to help native bighorn sheep in Grand Teton National Park was scheduled to start Friday with a helicopter buzzing over rugged peaks with sharpshooters aboard tasked with killing nonnative mountain goats.

Police: Couple forced boys off road, angered by Trump flags

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:03pm

A northwestern Indiana couple allegedly used a car to force two teenage boys off a road, angered that the twin brothers were riding bicycles adorned with flags supporting President Donald Trump, before ripping one of the sibling's flag from his bike, police said Friday.

Greyhound says it will stop letting Border Patrol agents conduct routine immigration checks on its buses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:57pm

Greyhound says it will stop letting Border Patrol agents conduct routine immigration checks on its buses.

Penn State settles 'outstanding issues' with Paterno family

Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:55pm

Penn State and the family of the late head football coach Joe Paterno announced Friday they have resolved their differences eight years after he was fired following Jerry Sandusky's child molestation arrest, although the statue of the revered coach will not return to its place outside the football stadium.

AP Exclusive: DEA agent accused of conspiring with cartel

Joshua Goodman and Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:49pm

A once-standout U.S. federal narcotics agent known for spending lavishly on luxury cars and Tiffany jewelry has been arrested on charges of conspiring to launder money with the same Colombian drug cartel he was supposed to be fighting.

US virus cases climb to 35 with return of cruise passengers

Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:40pm

fever, cough and shortness of breath.

Detectives: Gunman killed Florida trooper without warning

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:32pm

A stranded motorist walked toward a Florida Highway Patrol trooper and suddenly shot him, a fatal attack that led to an Interstate 95 shootout with a police officer that also left the gunman dead, an investigation released Friday concluded.

Meth still a Missouri problem, but now it comes from Mexico

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:31pm

Missouri may have shed its unwanted image as the meth lab capital of the U.S., but the dangerous and addictive drug remains a major problem, a top Drug Enforcement Administration official said Friday.

Mother of Mexican tourist shot by ICE agent demands justice

Claudia Torrens, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:28pm

The mother of a Mexican municipal worker who was shot in the face by a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer said on Friday that she wants justice and the federal agent to be held accountable for what he did.