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Soldier charged in fatal West Point crash quiet at hearing

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:24am

An Army soldier charged in a vehicle rollover that killed a West Point cadet is keeping quiet while commanders weigh whether to send her case to a court-martial.

Sex offenders sue over signs discouraging trick-or-treaters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:14am

Three sex offenders in a Georgia county are suing the sheriff over signs warning families not to trick-or-treat at the offenders' homes.

9 tornadoes confirmed in Dallas area from Sunday's storms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:10am

The National Weather Service says nine tornadoes struck the Dallas area during Sunday's stretch of severe storms in Texas.

2 being charged in death of missing girl found in trash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:09am

Police say they will charge two people in the death of a 3-year-old Alabama girl whose body was found amid trash 10 days after being kidnapped outside a birthday party.

Salt Lake County councilwoman enters race for Utah governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:09am

Salt Lake County Councilwoman Aimee Winder Newton is entering the Utah governor's race.

Trump to speak from White House to claim 'success' in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:07am

President Donald Trump says he'll make a statement from the White House later Wednesday morning on what he's calling the "big success" along the Turkey-Syria border.

5-year-old girl's body found in South Carolina landfill

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:33am

A South Carolina police chief says 400 people searched through 4 million pounds (1.8 million kilograms) of trash to find the body of a 5-year-old girl in a landfill, months after a man admitted to killing her and her mother.

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort fulfills wish to take own life

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 3:49am

to push literally all my fear and everything away."

Testimony: Student was killed by classmate playing with gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:59am

Court testimony says a Tennessee State University student shot and killed a classmate while playing with a stolen gun.

Prosecutor: Virginia city can move Confederate monument

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:42am

The commonwealth's attorney of Norfolk, Virginia, says the city can remove a Confederate monument, despite a state law that bars the removal of war memorials.

3rd delay in trial for Louisiana judge accused of sex crimes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:19am

The trial for a Louisiana judge accused of molesting teenage girls has been delayed for a third time.

As trial nears, hearing set in Florida school shooting case

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:29pm

As his death penalty trial draws closer, a hearing is set for Florida school shooting defendant Nikolas Cruz in the 2018 massacre that killed 17 people.

Leonard leads Clippers over LeBron and Lakers 112-102

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:19pm

Kawhi Leonard hit seven straight shots in one stretch, creating a run for the Clippers that his new teammates quickly joined.

Giuliani associates due in court in campaign finance case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:17pm

Two business associates of Rudy Giuliani are due in a New York City court in their campaign finance case.

Farewells to US Rep. Elijah Cummings to begin in Baltimore

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:13pm

Constituents, friends and other mourners are set to gather at a historically black college in Baltimore to honor the life of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings in the first of a series of planned services.

Trump claim brings new pain to relatives of lynching victims

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:07pm

Willie Edwards Jr., a black truck driver, was killed by Ku Klux Klansmen who forced him to jump off a bridge in Alabama in 1957. Two years earlier, white men had bludgeoned black teenager Emmett Till to death in Mississippi. No one went to prison for either slaying.

Arpaio pushes bid to erase conviction pardoned by Trump

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:03pm

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco will hear arguments Wednesday in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's bid to erase his now-pardoned contempt of court conviction from his record.

Cole's streak ends as Nats rough up Astros ace in Game 1

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:54pm

The Washington Nationals roughed up Gerrit Cole for five runs in seven innings Tuesday night, beating Houston 5-4 to jump ahead in the best-of-seven World Series.

The diplomat took notes. Then he told a story.

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:19pm

A secret cable. A disembodied voice. A coded threat.