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Air Force pilot ejects as jet trainer crashes in Oklahoma

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:46pm

Officials say an Air Force pilot ejected successfully before a jet trainer crashed in western Oklahoma.

Witnesses: No reason for Texas police to fire into car

Ryan Tarinelli, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:41pm

Teenagers who witnessed a police shooting that killed a high school freshman in Texas say there was no reason for the ex-officer to fire into the car carrying the victim and other black teenagers.

Ex-prosecutor who helped drug dealers for sex gets probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:34pm

A former Pennsylvania district attorney who tipped off female drug dealers and gave them lenient treatment in exchange for sex was sentenced to eight years of probation on Friday.

Man charged with threatening to kill congressman's kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:21pm

A federal grand jury has indicted a Florida man on charges that he threatened to kill the children of U.S. Rep. Brian Mast because he was upset about President Donald Trump's immigration policies.

Is the ever-weird Florida man becoming Florida politician?

Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:54pm

often manifested in new ways of criminal behavior (think chasing people through a store with a live alligator) — is so prevalent it's created a cottage industry of chroniclers and followers.

Nevada water chief rejects big Vegas pipeline pumping plan

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:51pm

Nevada's top state water official has dealt a severe blow to long-fought plans for Las Vegas to pump drinking water from arid valleys just west of the Nevada-Utah state line.

Lawyers: Discharged Army specialist granted US citizenship

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:49pm

A South Korean-born U.S. Army specialist who sued after the military moved to discharge her has been granted citizenship, her attorneys said Friday.

Baby dies after being left in hot car in Florida driveway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:49pm

Authorities say a baby has died after being left in a hot car in Florida.

Alex Jones accused of destroying evidence in defamation case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:44pm

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was accused in court filings Friday of destroying evidence relevant to the case of families from Sandy Hook Elementary School who are suing him for claiming the massacre was a hoax.

Fathers back in Texas immigration lockup after 'disturbance'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:44pm

An advocacy group says 16 men temporarily transferred out of a Texas family immigration detention center have been returned following what federal authorities called a "disturbance."

Sophisticated Florida songbird poachers get prison time

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:43pm

The men behind a sophisticated Florida bird-smuggling operation that poached more than 400 songbirds are going to prison.

State seeks death for man accused of killing Florida officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:33pm

State prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a man accused of fatally shooting a Florida police officer and then taunting other officers.

Slain code officer remembered as feisty, fun-loving mother

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:27pm

The four adult children of a West Valley City municipal code enforcement officer fatally shot while on the job remembered their mother as a funny, feisty and loving woman during a funeral Friday.

Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:23pm

Justice Department lawyers asked a federal judge Friday to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from getting access to financial records related to his Washington, D.C., hotel.

Postal worker gets big surprise: Snake on the mailbox

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:15pm

Rain, snow, sleet, even barking dogs are fine, but a Kansas postal worker had to draw the line when he found a red tail boa constrictor draped over a mailbox.

Prep school teacher gets jail for witness tampering

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:14pm

A former New Hampshire prep school teacher was sentenced Friday to four months in jail for telling a former student to lie about their relationship to a grand jury investigating sexual misconduct.

Footage shows Minnesota man raised gun before police fired

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:10pm

Police in St. Paul released body camera footage Friday that shows a man was armed with a gun before officers shot and killed him during an early morning confrontation.

Equipment failure, feed disruption caused DC airport outage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 2:55pm

A power outage at Reagan National Airport is being blamed on an equipment failure and the disruption of two electrical feeds to the airport.

Explosion destroys coffee shop, injures 3 in rural Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 2:41pm

An explosion and fire destroyed a coffee shop Friday in this rural south Georgia city, injuring three workers and prompting a warning from city officials for residents to avoid the downtown area.