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Trump plans 'major announcement' on border, longest shutdown

Jill Colvin, Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 10:49pm

President Donald Trump said he'll be making a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fifth week.

Black teen's family laments sentence given to white officer

Michael Tarm and Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 10:09pm

The explosive video of a white Chicago officer shooting a black teenager 16 times shocked consciences around the world with footage of Laquan McDonald getting gunned down as he walked away from police.

4 convicted of entering refuge in quest to aid migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 9:58pm

A federal judge has found four women guilty of entering a national wildlife refuge without a permit as they sought to place food and water in the Arizona desert for migrants.

Utah politicians remain mixed over US involvement in Syria after recent attack

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 18th - 9:11pm

Wednesday’s suicide bombing attack that killed four Americans in Syria didn't change the minds of three Utah politicians in Washington who either spoke out for or against the decision to pull troops from the country.

Off-duty deputy shot by Colorado officer after chase dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 8:29pm

An off-duty sheriff's deputy who was shot by a police officer in Colorado following a car chase died Friday.

The Latest: Off-duty deputy shot by Colorado officer dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:27pm

The Latest on an off-duty sheriff's deputy who was shot by a police officer following a car chase (all times local):

The Latest: Trump: 'Great day' for US after report disputed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 6:37pm

The Latest on a disputed report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney to lie to Congress (all times local):

Mueller disputes accuracy of BuzzFeed report on Trump, Cohen

Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 6:29pm

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office on Friday issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News' report that said President Donald Trump's former attorney told Mueller that the president directed him to lie to Congress.

The Latest: Another migrant group smuggled to New Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 6:11pm

The Latest on groups of immigrants apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local):

Officer who shot black teen sentenced to nearly 7 years

Don Babwin and Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:44pm

The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison, ending an explosive case that arose from one of the nation's most graphic dashcam videos and added fuel to debates about race and policing and law enforcement's "code of silence."

Video shows Arizona officer opening fire as teen runs away

Anita Snow, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:29pm

A suburban Phoenix police officer investigating a car break-in shot and killed the 14-year-old suspect as the boy ran away, according to video released Friday.

A timeline of the Chicago police shooting of Laquan McDonald

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:15pm

Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan sentenced former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke on Friday to six years and nine months in prison in the 2014 shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald.

Sen. King treating prostate cancer again, won't affect work

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:12pm

Sen. Angus King of Maine says he is resuming treatment for prostate cancer, but the radiation therapy won't affect his work.

Romney backs Trump in shutdown showdown, questions Pelosi

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:07pm

U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah said Friday he supports President Donald Trump's push for a border wall that has led to a government shutdown and questioned why Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won't agree to "another few miles" of barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Cases in which police officers were charged in shootings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 4:45pm

A former Chicago police officer was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison for the shooting death of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald. Here's a look at that and other cases in recent years in which officers were charged in the fatal shootings of black people:

Low-flying military plane startles downtown Nashville

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 4:41pm

A huge military airplane buzzed low over downtown Nashville on Friday, startling the city and its workers in high-rise buildings downtown.

Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to hold 2nd summit

Matthew Lee and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 4:41pm

President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear weapons, the White House announced Friday.

Suburban Chicago officer who fatally shot bouncer identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 4:34pm

A suburban Chicago police chief has identified the officer who fatally shot a security guard outside the bar where he worked.

Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke sentenced to nearly 7 years in prison for killing black teenager Laquan McDonald

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 4:32pm

Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke sentenced to nearly 7 years in prison for killing black teenager Laquan McDonald.

Police: 4 boys charged with kidnapping, raping girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 4:31pm

Four boys ranging in age from 12 to 14 have been charged with kidnapping and raping a girl in Delaware last month.