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Officer charged with punching casino bathroom attendant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:30am

A Rhode Island police officer charged with punching a 73-year-old casino bathroom attendant because "the water was too cold" is seeking to avoid prison.

Former congresswoman's fraud trial opening in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:20am

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown is accused of using a charity as a personal slush fund in a federal fraud and conspiracy trial opening in Jacksonville. She has denied the charges.

APNewsBreak: Boston police make little progress on race gap

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:04am

The rate at which minorities are subjected to stops, searches and frisks by police doesn't appear to be improving in Boston in the year since the department claimed it was narrowing racial disparities in their tactics.

Man accused of rape amid electronic monitoring pleads guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:04am

A suburban Cincinnati man accused of having a 14-year-old girl brought to his home by taxi while he was on electronic monitoring, holding her captive for months and raping her has pleaded guilty to charges in county court as his federal case is pending.

Family sees video of police shooting; will continue lawsuit

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:00am

A lawyer for the family of a man killed by police in South Carolina says he plans to continue his lawsuit after seeing video of the shooting.

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FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet

Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:00am

U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat, diagnose or prevent cancer.

Man in domestic violence fight fatally shot by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:52am

Authorities in Florida say police shot and killed a man after he tried to grab an officer's stun gun during a confrontation.

Questions persist in death of prominent New York judge

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:42am

When Sheila Abdus-Salaam agreed to speak this month at an alumni gathering at Columbia Law School, it was business as usual for someone in demand as the first black woman to serve on New York's highest court.

Police: Trooper shoots man driving at him, dragging officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:30am

A man has been wounded and an officer injured after the suspect gained control of a police car as authorities investigated a report of possible counterfeit money in western Kentucky.

Man who wounded 5 at police shooting protest to be sentenced

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:30am

A Minnesota man is facing sentencing in the shooting of five black men who were demonstrating against the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis.

Ohio police trying to identify owners of dog that killed man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:50am

Police in Ohio are still trying to identify and locate the owner of a pit bull that mauled a man to death.

Suspended Alabama chief justice to announce future plans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:50am

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is preparing to announce his plans for the future.

Bobcat that attacked 2 dogs shot and killed by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:43am

Police in Massachusetts say they shot and killed a bobcat that had attacked two dogs and was coming after officers.

Man in hospital beating video says he knew it would happen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:40am

A man seen in a video being beaten and kicked by security guards at a Delaware hospital says he knew he'd be roughed up when they approached him.

The Latest: Trump calls court's sanctuary ruling ridiculous

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:33am

The Latest on a federal judge's ruling that blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from sanctuary cities (all times local):

Prosecutor: Couple laughed as they fatally shot service dog

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:04am

A North Carolina prosecutor says an Army veteran and her boyfriend, who's also a soldier, can be heard laughing as they filmed themselves fatally shooting her service dog.

Atlantic City police confiscate more than 60 toy guns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:00am

Atlantic City police have confiscated 62 toy guns from a store on the Boardwalk.

Man convicted in 2010 killing of off-duty Chicago officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:52am

A man accused of luring an off-duty Chicago police officer to a South Side alley and shooting him to death in 2010 has been found guilty of first-degree murder.

Plenty of presidencies have been family affairs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:43am

Donald Trump is far from the first president to enlist his children and in-laws in the work of the White House. Look back through history, and it turns out that plenty of presidencies have been a family affair.