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State trooper stabbed in head, neck during pursuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:38pm

A Massachusetts State Police trooper sustained stab wounds to the head, neck, shoulders and arm while trying to apprehend an 18-year-old who had earlier fled a traffic stop.

'Huge win' for sex assault victims, says California victim

Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:31pm

A jury has awarded more than $150,000 in damages to a California woman whose 2012 off-campus sexual assault case drew widespread attention.

All 20 people in limo crash died from accident impact

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:18pm

Authorities say the 18 people in a limousine and two pedestrians who were killed when the vehicle crashed off a rural upstate New York road earlier this month all died from the impact of the accident.

Chicago man charged with using social media for terrorists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:53pm

A Chicago man accused of creating propaganda to promote Islamic State was charged Friday with conspiring to use social media to support a terrorist organization.

The Latest: Sessions warns against Chicago police reforms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:48pm

The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions speech in Chicago (all times local):

Police: Virginia man dies after trying to stop sex assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:43pm

Police in Virginia say a man is dead after he tried to stop a sexual assault.

Prosecutors: Teen's sketch helps make arrest in her rape

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:38pm

Prosecutors say a North Carolina teenager's artistic ability and keen eye has helped make an arrest in her 2017 rape.

No grand jury indictments in death of man in police custody

Chris Carola, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:29pm

A grand jury declined to issue indictments in the death of a New York City man who stopped breathing while in custody of an upstate police department, state Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced Friday while releasing a report that includes police dashboard video of the man telling officers dozens of times he couldn't breathe.

Penn State pledge who died after hazing spurs new law

Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:28pm

A new anti-hazing law prompted by the death of a Penn State student after a night of drinking in a fraternity house early last year was signed Friday by Pennsylvania's governor.

The Latest: Multiple shots were fired in missing girl's home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:14pm

The Latest on the search for a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who vanished after her parents were killed (all times local):

Ohio boy, 2, who got early Christmas dies of brain cancer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:00pm

A 2-year-old boy with brain cancer who had an early Christmas celebration planned for him by his friends and family has died.

The Latest: Officials say lives saved with arrest of suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 12:54pm

The Latest on Kentucky authorities arresting a suspect accused of threatening schools (all times local):

5th Circuit offers mixed ruling in Texas foster care case

Jamie Stengle, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 12:32pm

A federal appeals court has struck down dozens of measures ordered by a judge to improve Texas' foster care system, but the court said the state must still make improvements.

Woman tied to Russian 'troll farm' charged in first federal case alleging foreign interference in 2018 midterm elections

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 12:28pm

Woman tied to Russian 'troll farm' charged in first federal case alleging foreign interference in 2018 midterm elections.

Man threatened to kill senators over Kavanaugh confirmation

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 12:15pm

A New York man threatened to kill two U.S. senators for supporting Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, federal prosecutors said.

Love says email clears her in fundraising flap, Dems say no

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 12:07pm

Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love has released a Federal Election Commission email saying she can legally keep most of the $1 million she raised for a primary where she was unopposed.

US intelligence officials express concern about efforts by Russia, China, Iran to influence American voters, policy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:56am

US intelligence officials express concern about efforts by Russia, China, Iran to influence American voters, policy.

Remains found near Arizona-Utah border may be missing couple

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:46am

The family of an Arizona couple who went missing nine months ago says their remains may have been found.

Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after Michael

Brendan Farrington and Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:44am

Already sick with strep throat and asthma, Aleeah Racette got sicker when she cleaned out a soggy, moldy home after Hurricane Michael, so she sought help at the hospital where she began life. She was stunned by what she saw there.