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Mississippi man arrested later dies, officers investigated

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:27am

Officers at a Mississippi police department are accused of fatally injuring a man while taking him into custody.

Last round of stormy weather to hit California

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 12:22am

California remained under threat of mudslides and blizzards Thursday from the last in a weeklong series of storms that caused deadly accidents, churning seas and widespread flooding concerns.

Life in limbo: Leftover embryos vex clinics, couples

Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:24pm

Tens of thousands of embryos are stuck in limbo in fertility clinics, leftovers from pregnancy attempts and broken dreams of parenthood.

Hearing set for suspect in Alabama mall shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:24pm

A judge in Alabama has scheduled a hearing for a man charged in gunfire that sparked a fatal police shooting which set off weeks of protests near Birmingham.

Judge set to issue verdict in Chicago police cover-up case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:06pm

A judge is set to announce a verdict Thursday for three Chicago police officers accused of lying in their reports to protect the white officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald.

GOP dismiss suggestion that State of Union be postponed

Catherine Lucey, Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:14pm

A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech. She cited concerns about whether the hobbled government can provide adequate security, but Republicans cast her move as a ploy to deny Trump the stage.

YouTube bans dangerous pranks and challenges

Tara John, CNN  |  Posted Jan 16th - 9:43pm

YouTube has banned users from sharing videos of dangerous pranks on its platform because of concerns about challenges that put people's lives in jeopardy.

California voters must approve law to end bail before trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:13pm

The nation's first law eliminating bail for suspects awaiting trial is on hold until California voters decide whether to overturn it, officials said Wednesday.

The Latest: Comatose woman's family has hopes for review

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 5:51pm

The Latest on a woman in a vegetative state who gave birth at an Arizona care facility (all times local):

Councilman named mayor a year after headline-making DUI

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 4:52pm

A Layton city councilman has been named the city's mayor a year after his drunken-driving arrest made headlines.

Little cites collaborative efforts at environmental forum

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 4:40pm

Idaho Gov. Brad Little says the state's collaborative efforts with federal agencies, conservation groups, industries and residents have put Idaho out front in tackling tough environmental problems involving forests, rangelands, water uses and other issues.

Suspect in 2 armed robberies shot, killed by police officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 4:38pm

Police in North Carolina say a suspect in a pair of armed robberies has been shot and killed by an officer.

FBI: Man wanted to attack White House with anti-tank rocket

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 4:29pm

A Georgia man accused of plotting to use an anti-tank rocket to storm into the White House was arrested in a sting Wednesday after he traded his car for guns and explosives, authorities said.

Wisconsin man faces felony in stabbing friend's pet rat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 4:28pm

A Wisconsin man is charged with a felony after police say he stabbed a friend's pet rat.

Chicago awaits 2 historic hearings in fatal police shooting

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 4:18pm

Three Chicago police officers will learn this week whether a judge thinks they lied about the 2014 killing of Laquan McDonald to protect another white officer who shot the black teenager 16 times. That officer, meanwhile, will learn how long he may spend in prison.

Rallies call for release of detained immigration activist

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 3:46pm

Rallies at federal immigration offices across the country Wednesday called for the release of Eduardo Samaniego, an immigration activist from Massachusetts facing deportation.

Third party to run center where comatose woman had baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 3:41pm

The parents of an Arizona woman in a vegetative state who gave birth last month as a result of a rape hope an outside review of the Phoenix facility where she lived will lead to change, a lawyer for the family said Wednesday.

US agent: Mexican police excluded from 2014 El Chapo manhunt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 3:39pm

A U.S. agent testified Wednesday that Mexican police were purposely kept in the dark about secret efforts in 2014 to hunt down notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman because they couldn't be trusted.

From travel to IPOs, how shutdown is upsetting US economy

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 3:32pm

Delta Air Lines can't get eight new aircraft in the air. Roughly a million government employees and contractors aren't being paid. Some Americans who are trying to start small businesses face delays in obtaining the required tax identification number from the IRS.