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Tennessee officer indicted for killing black man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:51pm

A grand jury in Tennessee has indicted a white police officer with first-degree murder charges for killing an armed black man who ran when he saw police.

The Latest: Snow falling in parts of the Midwest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:49pm

The Latest on a winter storm moving across the Midwest to New England (all times local):

In video, Trump gives support to March for Life participants

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:45pm

President Donald Trump is promising protesters demonstrating against abortion rights that he will veto any bill that "weakens the protection of human life."

Indiana school investigates photo of alleged Nazi salute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:29pm

A suburban Indianapolis school district is investigating a photo posted on social media that appears to show students giving a Nazi salute.

EPA asked to investigate improper inspection allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:16pm

Three Democratic U.S. senators are asking the Environmental Protection Agency to investigate allegations it isn't properly inspecting facilities that emit the cancer-causing gas ethylene oxide.

Man who rear-ended taxi, killing passenger, gets prison time

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:03pm

A Boston man who had been bar hopping on St. Patrick's Day two years ago before he drove into the rear of a taxi at more than 120 mph, killing the passenger, has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison.

Florida deputy fired for hitting wheelchair-bound inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 12:56pm

A Florida sheriff's deputy has been fired after an investigation into allegations that he hit an inmate in a wheelchair.

The Latest: Condemned Ohio defendant seeks execution delay

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 12:47pm

The Latest on a man convicted in an Ohio killing who faces execution next month (all times local):

The Latest: Iranian TV journalist not accused of crime

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 12:41pm

The Latest on an Iranian TV anchor detained in the U.S. (all times local):

White House: Trump to hold 2nd summit with North Korean leader, seeking end to North's nuclear weapons program

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 12:30pm

White House: Trump to hold 2nd summit with North Korean leader, seeking end to North's nuclear weapons program.

The Latest: California dries off after storms batter state

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 12:03pm

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The Latest: US worker gets insurance relief amid shutdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 12:01pm

The Latest on the ill federal worker in Oregon (all times local):

400 evacuated after 2 deaths from possible gas leak in SC

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 12:00pm

More than 400 people have been ordered to leave an 80-year-old public housing complex in South Carolina because of natural gas leaks after two residents were found dead inside separate apartments.

Tennessee governor grants parole in murder-for-hire case

Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 11:58am

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is granting parole to a man serving a life sentence in a 1994 murder-for-hire. A woman who was wounded in the attack says she's petrified she might encounter him once he's out.

Judge: GOP can't block liberal group's Twitter comments

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 11:53am

Top Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature violated the First Amendment when they blocked a liberal advocacy group from seeing their Twitter feeds, a federal judge ruled Friday.

Company tied to polygamous sect leader buys Minnesota land

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 11:51am

A company tied to a man who led a polygamous sect's South Dakota compound has purchased about 40 acres of land in northern Minnesota.

Third man arrested in mall shooting that panicked shoppers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 11:49am

Police have arrested a third person in connection with a gang-related shooting at a Utah mall that wounded two people and sent hundreds of panicked shoppers fleeing.

Charges dropped for 3 supervisors in Ohio police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 11:47am

A prosecutor has dropped misdemeanor charges against three of the five police supervisors accused of dereliction of duty for failing to control a high-speed chase that ended with two unarmed black people being killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.

15 people have been charged in the Flint water scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 11:40am

Fifteen people have been charged in an investigation of how Flint's water became contaminated with lead in 2014-15 and a related outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. Seven people have pleaded no contest to misdemeanors in deals that will leave them without a criminal record.

Police look for tie between killing of activist, another man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 11:34am

Authorities are investigating the death of a Missouri man who implied on social media last month that he was involved in the killing of a community activist with a criminal record.