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Chicago cops get immunity, must testify at Van Dyke trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:21am

A prosecutor says several Chicago police officers will be granted immunity from prosecution to compel them to testify at the murder trial of a former colleague accused of fatally shooting a black teenager.

Divers, rescuers hunt for man missing in Wisconsin floods

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:00am

Dive teams and first responders are searching for a man who was swept away in floods after a deluge of heavy rain in and around Madison, Wisconsin.

Officials: Man fleeing police fatally shot in New Hampshire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:00am

Officials say a man who had previously fled from state police in Maine led New Hampshire officers on a car chase and died in a shootout.

Man captures giant alligator on Florida's Lake Okeechobee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:59am

An airline pilot and two friends captured an alligator nearly 12-feet (3.6-meters) long on Florida's Lake Okeechobee.

Toddlers survive alone for days after wreck kills mother

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:39am

Authorities say two toddlers survived alone for about two days after they were passengers in a single-car wreck that killed their mother in south Arkansas.

Alpaca dies after eating peanuts dumped in Florida field

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:19am

A young alpaca has died after eating whole peanuts that were dumped in a Florida field by a man in a blue car.

Recreational marijuana effort falls short in Oklahoma

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:06am

An effort to place recreational marijuana on Oklahoma's general election ballot in November has fallen more than 20,000 signatures short.

Koch group spends $1.8 million in ads for Wisconsin's Walker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 2:01am

A conservative advocacy group funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is launching a $1.8 million ad buy for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

States aim to stop internet release of 3D-printed gun plans

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:29pm

A federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to block a settlement the U.S. State Department reached with a company that would allow it to post blueprints for printing 3D weapons on the internet.

Surf's up in California, where it's now the official sport

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:27pm

"Let's go surfing now, everybody's learning how," the Beach Boys have been telling us in song since 1962.

Trump looks to Brennan for a foil in Russia probe spat

Zeke Miller, Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:15pm

With tweets and taunts, President Donald Trump is attempting to turn one of his most outspoken critics into the public face of the Russia probe that he has long worked to discredit.

Britain says EU should weigh tougher Russia sanctions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:12pm

Britain wants the European Union to ensure its sanctions on Russia are sufficiently comprehensive in response to accusations Moscow poisoned a former Russian spy in Britain, using a nerve agent.

Agents with expired vests vented, prepared for 'misfortune'

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:09pm

Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents and supervisors raised repeated concerns about expired body armor for more than a year before a union grievance was filed this May, public records show.

Man admits slaying wife, blames her for daughters' deaths

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:09pm

The father of two young girls found submerged in oil tanks after being missing for days told authorities his pregnant wife killed the children after learning he wanted a separation, and that he erupted in rage after witnessing the killings and strangled their mother inside the family's suburban Denver home, according to court documents.

Another hearing set to begin in Penn State frat death case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:05pm

Former members of a Penn State fraternity are due in court for a preliminary hearing on charges related to the February 2017 death of a pledge after a night of hazing and drinking.

Prosecutors rest case against 1 suspect in Chicago shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:49pm

Prosecutors have rested their case against one of the suspects in the 2013 death of a Chicago student who was shot just days after she performed with her high school band at President Barack Obama's inaugural festivities.

Colorado suspect says he killed wife after he saw her strangling daughter, affidavit says

Ralph Ellis and Darran Simon, CNN  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:42pm

A murder suspect told police in Colorado he strangled his pregnant wife in a rage after he saw her on a baby monitor strangling the couple's 3-year-old daughter, Celeste, according to court documents.

Confederate statue on UNC campus toppled by protesters

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:18pm

A Confederate statue in the heart of North Carolina's flagship university was toppled Monday night during a rally by hundreds of protesters who decried the memorial known as "Silent Sam" as a symbol of racist heritage.

2 arrested in attack on woman who withdrew $75,000 from bank

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:18pm

Two men have been arrested in connection with an attack on a woman who withdrew $75,000 from a Texas bank.