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Men linked to white supremacist group plead not guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 10:15am

Two men accused of being members of a violent white supremacist group called The Base pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges in a federal indictment in Maryland.

Tennessee inmate moved to death watch as execution looms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 10:09am

Tennessee death row inmate Nicholas Sutton was placed on death watch early Tuesday ahead of his scheduled execution on Thursday.

1 person dead when high speed train hits car in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 10:02am

One person died Tuesday morning when a car was hit by a high speed train in South Florida, officials said.

Mom, daughter charged with killing 5 relatives due in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:49am

A mother and her adult daughter charged with killing five of their close relatives, including three children, at an apartment outside Philadelphia are due in court Tuesday to enter pleas.

Huge locust outbreak in East Africa reaches South Sudan

Maura Ajak, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:26am

The worst locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in 70 years has reached South Sudan, a country where roughly half the population already faces hunger after years of civil war, officials announced Tuesday.

Cruise ship coronavirus quarantine: St. George man recalls journey to California

Jen Riess,  |  Posted Feb 18th - 7:24am

After spending almost two weeks quarantined on a cruise ship in Japan, Mark Jorgensen said it took him 24 hours to get to the next stage.

Jury begins deliberating in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial

Tom Hays and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 6:51am

Jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial started deliberating on Tuesday, weighing charges in the landmark #MeToo case that could put the once-powerful Hollywood mogul behind bars for the rest of his life.

Bloomberg makes debate stage, facing Dem rivals for 1st time

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 6:39am

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg has qualified for the upcoming Democratic presidential debate, marking the first time he’ll stand alongside the rivals he has so far avoided by bypassing the early voting states and using his personal fortune to define himself through television ads.

Soggy neighborhoods under flash-flood warning in Mississippi

Rogelio Solis, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 6:15am

Forecasters expected more heavy rains in parts of the flood-ravaged South on Tuesday, prolonging the misery in neighborhoods surrounded by water.

Police: Uber driver who drove wrong way shoots at passengers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 6:05am

An Uber driver accused of firing shots at passengers who told him he was driving the wrong direction has been arrested in Louisiana.

Police: Man forced woman to watch 'Roots' for racism lessons

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 5:40am

An Iowa man is accused of forcing a woman watch the nine-hour miniseries “Roots,” threatening her and telling her the episodic drama would make her better understand her racism.

Man who shot at officers pleads guilty to gun, drug charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 5:27am

An Iowa man who opened fire on officers serving a warrant pleaded guilty to federal gun and drug charges.

Whitey Bulger juror says she regrets murder conviction

Michael Rezendes, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 5:25am

The notorious crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger terrorized Boston from the 1970s into the 1990s with a campaign of murder, extortion, and drug trafficking, then spent 16 years on the lam after he was tipped to his pending arrest.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:33am

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Official: Armed corrections officer fatally shot by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 1:22am

A corrections officer accused of targeting a woman he had been dating in a store parking lot was shot and killed by a police officer in Tennessee.

Hamlin and Newman contrast risk and reward at Daytona 500

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 12:12am

In a single thrilling lap around NASCAR's most storied track, Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman displayed the risks and rewards of the dangerous sport they both love.

SC authorities to say how missing girl, neighbor were killed

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 11:38pm

Authorities say they plan to reveal how a 6-year-old South Carolina girl was killed after disappearing from her front yard, and how evidence about her disappearance was found in the trash of a deceased neighbor whose body was found soon after the girl’s.

Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy due to sex-abuse lawsuits

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:45pm

Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday.

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy protection after barrage of sex abuse lawsuits.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:37pm

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy protection after barrage of sex abuse lawsuits.