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Man convicted of firing into home and killing teen sentenced

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:51pm

A man convicted of firing into a Milwaukee home and killing a 13-year-old girl in her living room has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.

Politicians seek answers on veteran's death at VA hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:26pm

West Virginia politicians are calling for answers after a Vietnam veteran's death at a VA hospital was ruled a homicide.

$10,000 reward offered for arrest of wild burro killers

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:26pm

Someone has been killing the wild burros of California's Mojave Desert, and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management is offering up to $10,000 to anyone who can help catch the culprit.

Trump asks appeals court to reconsider Twitter-blocking case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:18pm

President Donald Trump hasn't given up his fight to block critics from his Twitter feed.

Georgia man facing prison for gun disguised as ink pen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:06pm

A Georgia man faces a federal prison sentence after he pleaded guilty to carrying a homemade gun that was disguised as an ink pen.

Illinois trooper shot in East St. Louis executing warrant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 3:54pm

An Illinois State Police trooper is in a St. Louis hospital after suffering life-threatening injuries while executing a search warrant early Friday, authorities said.

Work on more border wall starts in Arizona, New Mexico

Cedar Attanasio and Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 3:49pm

Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico forged ahead Friday with construction of taller border fencing funded through a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump.

Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas

Jessica Gresko and Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 3:33pm

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, the Supreme Court said Friday.

Minneapolis City Council OKs settlement in police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 3:30pm

The Minneapolis City Council has approved a $200,000 settlement for the family of a black man who was killed by police in 2015.

Couple says hospital misplaced remains of miscarried baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 3:00pm

A couple says a suburban Philadelphia hospital misplaced the remains of their miscarried baby.

Deputies: Would-be robber high-fives clerk, leaves knife

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:48pm

Authorities say a would-be robber laughed, dropped his knife and high-fived a South Carolina drugstore employee after she told him they didn't have any money or a specific brand of painkillers.

International traveler with measles visited Disneyland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:43pm

A New Zealand teenager who traveled to Southern California this month was infectious with highly contagious measles and may have exposed others at Disneyland and a nearby hotel, health officials said Friday.

Oklahoma fugitives accused of child abuse found in Missouri

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:41pm

St. Louis police and the U.S. Marshals Service have found and taken into custody two people wanted on child abuse and other charges after authorities in Oklahoma last month found one of their children dead and three others in critical condition.

Man accused of killing 2 found competent to stand trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:39pm

A man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a Florida police officer has been found competent to stand trial.

55 Yellowstone bison moved to Montana Indian reservation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:34pm

Yellowstone National Park officials have transferred 55 of the park's wild bison to a Montana Indian reservation under a program that aims to establish new disease-free herds of the animals.

Man charged in campus slaying of California co-worker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:14pm

A Southern California man has been charged with murder in the stabbing of his co-worker on a college campus.

Navajo Nation settles lawsuit against Wells Fargo for $6.5M

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:12pm

The Navajo Nation has settled claims against Wells Fargo accusing the company of predatory and unlawful practices.

DOJ making changes to agency that runs immigration courts

Colleen Long and Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:02pm

The U.S. government on Friday announced changes to the agency that runs the country's immigration courts, giving its director authority to weigh in and make appellate rulings on cases.

3 young Michigan boys convicted of raping brothers ages 6, 8

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:00pm

Three boys who were 11, 12 and 13 at the time they were charged have been convicted of raping two young brothers, ages 6 and 8.