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2nd night of violent protests over Minneapolis man's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 8:40pm

Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody broke out in Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday, with protesters in a standoff with officers outside a police precinct and looting of nearby stores.

Protesters stop LA freeway traffic, smash patrol car windows

Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 8:14pm

Hundreds of people protesting the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody blocked a Los Angeles freeway and shattered windows of California Highway Patrol cruisers on Wednesday.

A fugitive University of Connecticut student wanted in 2 slayings has been captured after a multi-state search

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 7:54pm

A fugitive University of Connecticut student wanted in 2 slayings has been captured after a multi-state search.

Sam Johnson, ex-Texas GOP congressman and Vietnam POW, dies

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 6:53pm

including McCain’s efforts to eventually help normalize U.S. relations with Vietnam. Still, Johnson criticized Trump for suggesting McCain was no hero.

Former Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, Vietnam prisoner of war who later served more than 2 decades in Congress, has died at 89

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 6:49pm

Former Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, Vietnam prisoner of war who later served more than 2 decades in Congress, has died at 89.

Here's everything coming and going on Netflix in June

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 27th - 6:26pm

Here’s a look at all the movies and TV shows coming and going on Netflix in June.

Texas woman arrested for confronting couple with hammer

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 5:53pm

A Texas woman accused of using a hammer to threaten a vacationing couple who she mistakenly referred to as Mexican during a profanity-laced tirade in southwest Houston has been arrested.

Ex-LA council top aide to plead guilty in $1M bribery scheme

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 5:25pm

A former top aide to Los Angeles City Council member Jose Huizar will plead guilty to a federal racketeering charge in a $1 million bribery scheme involving real estate developers, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday.

Lawsuit: Ultra refuses refunds for canceled music festival

Us-Ent--virus Us-Eusic Festival, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 5:10pm

Two men are suing organizers of Ultra Music Festival, claiming they were denied refunds after the the three-day electronic dance music festival in Miami was canceled in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Companies unveil plans to resume river cruises on US waters

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 4:38pm

A small cruise company says it plans to be the first to begin cruising again on U.S. waters since the coronavirus pandemic caused cruise ships to be anchored across the globe.

Officer, woman shot and killed in Grand Forks incident

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 4:33pm

A Grand Forks police officer died and a woman was shot dead as law officers attempted to serve eviction papers on a man in the North Dakota city.

FBI: Florida man scouted terror targets and attack weapons

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 3:58pm

A Florida man is charged with providing material support to the Islamic State extremist group, including attempting to buy multiple weapons and scouting potential targets for an attack in the Tampa Bay area, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has surpassed 100,000, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 3:53pm

U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has surpassed 100,000, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Police: Soldier saved lives by stopping shooter on bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 3:44pm

A soldier stationed in Kansas saved “countless lives” Wednesday when he hit a man with his car as the man was shooting randomly at people on a bridge near an Army base, a police chief said.

Kentucky election laws draw court challenge amid virus

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 2:45pm

Kentucky's new law requiring people to show a government-issued photo ID to vote drew a court challenge Wednesday from groups seeking widespread use of mail-in absentee ballots for the fall election, eager to protect voters fearful of coronavirus spread.

AP PHOTOS: Funerals become lonely affairs amid pandemic

John Minchillo and Seth Wenig, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 2:30pm

Mohammad Altaf, the generous spirit. Eudiana Smith, the trailblazer. Servius Collin, the caretaker. All were taken by COVID-19. And in death, all were robbed of the funerals they deserved.

Summertime, and the living is uneasy for Jason Isbell

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 2:25pm

Jason Isbell had big plans for this summer, between a new album specifically designed to introduce his music to a wider audience and a schedule that had him onstage most nights from May to September.

US coronavirus deaths surpass 100K; experts say count is flawed, but close

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 2:15pm

The U.S. hit a tragic milestone Wednesday: 100,000 dead from the coronavirus. But is that number right?

Mitt Romney says 'enough already' to Trump tweets on 2001 death of GOP congressional staffer

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 27th - 1:53pm

Sen. Mitt Romney called on President Donald Trump to stop tweeting Wednesday about the 2001 death of a former Republican congressman’s staff member.