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Helicopter sharpshooters to kill Grand Teton nonnative goats

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:06pm

A disputed effort to help native bighorn sheep in Grand Teton National Park was scheduled to start Friday with a helicopter buzzing over rugged peaks with sharpshooters aboard tasked with killing nonnative mountain goats.

Greyhound says it will stop letting Border Patrol agents conduct routine immigration checks on its buses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:57pm

Greyhound says it will stop letting Border Patrol agents conduct routine immigration checks on its buses.

Penn State settles 'outstanding issues' with Paterno family

Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:55pm

Penn State and the family of the late head football coach Joe Paterno announced Friday they have resolved “outstanding issues” that had divided them, eight years after he was fired following Jerry Sandusky's child molestation arrest.

AP Exclusive: DEA agent accused of conspiring with cartel

Joshua Goodman and Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:49pm

A once-standout U.S. federal narcotics agent known for spending lavishly on luxury cars and Tiffany jewelry has been arrested on charges of conspiring to launder money with the same Colombian drug cartel he was supposed to be fighting.

US virus cases climb to 35 with return of cruise passengers

Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:40pm

fever, cough and shortness of breath.

Detectives: Gunman killed Florida trooper without warning

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:32pm

A stranded motorist walked toward a Florida Highway Patrol trooper and suddenly shot him, a fatal attack that led to an Interstate 95 shootout with a police officer that also left the gunman dead, an investigation released Friday concluded.

Meth still a Missouri problem, but now it comes from Mexico

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:31pm

Missouri may have shed its unwanted image as the meth lab capital of the U.S., but the dangerous and addictive drug remains a major problem, a top Drug Enforcement Administration official said Friday.

Mother of Mexican tourist shot by ICE agent demands justice

Claudia Torrens, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:28pm

The mother of a Mexican municipal worker who was shot in the face by a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer said on Friday that she wants justice and the federal agent to be held accountable for what he did.

Review: 'The Call of the Wild' is a family crowd-pleaser

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:00pm

The classic Jack London novel “The Call of the Wild” has received yet another update, and it’s more of a crowd-pleaser than I was anticipating.

Documents: Michigan student says he reported doctor's abuse

Larry Lage, Rees Dunklin, Kathleen Foody and Mike Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:59pm

A former University of Michigan student whose 2018 complaint that a late doctor at the school had molested him during medical exams for routine injuries decades ago says he complained at the time to his wrestling coach and the school's athletic director about the sexual abuse, according to documents released Friday by the prosecutor's office.

University of Michigan alum whose 2018 letter prompted sex abuse investigation of doctor says he complained decades ago

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:57pm

University of Michigan alum whose 2018 letter prompted sex abuse investigation of doctor says he complained decades ago.

Ex-Ohio State football players charged with rape, kidnapping

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:53pm

A grand jury on Friday indicted two former Ohio State football players on charges of rape and kidnapping after authorities said they held a woman against her will and raped her earlier this month.

Government: Immigrant from Mexico died in custody in Ohio

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:47pm

A man from Mexico in government custody and awaiting deportation died by apparent suicide in an Ohio prison, U.S. immigration authorities said Friday.

Defense cries foul over teens charged in Italy cop killing

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:43pm

Defense lawyers in the case of two American teenagers accused of slaying an Italian police officer in Rome complained Friday that translations of conversations intercepted in the suspects' jail were so poorly done that the meaning of the words plays out in the prosecution's favor.

FBI agents search home, business of Tennessee state senator

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:36pm

Federal authorities said Friday that they have conducted searches at the Memphis home and business addresses of Democratic state Sen. Katrina Robinson.

Police settle lawsuit by protester for $50,000

Dave Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 12:39pm

Connecticut officials have agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a lawsuit by a sobriety checkpoint protester whose camera recorded state troopers making up what he said were bogus charges against him, a civil liberties group announced Friday.

Man accused in parents' deaths ordered to stand trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 12:34pm

An Oklahoma man accused of fatally shooting his parents was on Friday ordered to stand trial on two counts of first-degree murder.

2016 again? Trump rejects intel reports of Russian meddling

Aamer Madhani, Deb Riechmann and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 12:34pm

President Donald Trump on Friday minimized new warnings from U.S. intelligence experts that Russia is interfering in this year's election campaign, and revived old grievances in claiming that Democrats are determined to undermine the legitimacy of his presidency.

Former Ukraine diplomat Marie Yovanovitch has book deal

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 12:22pm

Former Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, the career diplomat who during the impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump offered a chilling account of alleged threats from Trump and his allies, has a book deal.