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Council to vote on ex-Oklahoma City cop's $25K settlement

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 2:47pm

The Oklahoma City Council must decide this week whether to approve a $25,000 settlement in an excessive force lawsuit against a former Oklahoma City police officer who is serving a 236-year sentence for rape and other sexual offenses.

Pittsburgh official, husband arraigned in Detroit hotel case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 2:47pm

An elected official from Pittsburgh and her husband have been arraigned on charges stemming from an altercation with Detroit police at a hotel.

AP source: Celebrity attorney Mark Geragos was co-conspirator in Avenatti's alleged extortion of Nike

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 2:42pm

AP source: Celebrity attorney Mark Geragos was co-conspirator in Avenatti's alleged extortion of Nike.

Police: Man drove on college campus without pants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 2:15pm

A South Carolina man accused of driving around a college campus without pants on has been arrested.

Trial begins in ex-Oklahoma zookeeper's murder-for-hire plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 2:15pm

Testimony has begun in the attempted murder-for-hire trial of an ex-Oklahoma zookeeper and former candidate for governor.

Suspect named in 1973 killings after genealogy analysis

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 2:11pm

Investigators solved a double slaying that occurred more than 45 years ago after using a genealogy database to match DNA from the crime scene with the genetic profile of the now-deceased suspect, a Montana sheriff said Monday.

Judge upholds 2 death sentences for Joseph Edward Duncan III

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 1:45pm

A federal judge has upheld two of three death penalties for a man convicted in a gruesome child kidnapping and murder case, and put a third death sentence on hold for now.

High court hears challenge to medical-marijuana law changes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 1:45pm

People angry about sweeping changes made to a voter-approved law legalizing medical marijuana are calling on the state's highest court to rein in the legislature's power to amend measures passed at the ballot box.

Police: Man tried to hide alcohol on breath with body spray

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 1:42pm

Authorities in South Carolina say a man sprayed Axe body spray in his mouth to cover the smell of alcohol as deputies approached during a traffic stop.

Groups: EPA has dragged heels on oil dispersant rules

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 1:01pm

Environmental groups and women from Alaska and Louisiana say the Environmental Protection Agency has dragged its heels on issuing rules for oil spill dispersants, and they're ready to sue to demand them.

'Emergency removal' of children from reform school ordered

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 12:53pm

State officials in Pennsylvania have ordered the "emergency removal" of all children remaining in the oldest reform school in the country in the wake of a newspaper investigation detailing decades of alleged abuse and cover-ups.

Avenatti charged with trying to extort millions from Nike

Brian Melley and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 12:44pm

Michael Avenatti, the attorney best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was arrested Monday on charges that he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike and embezzled a client's money to pay his own expenses.

Anonymous customers leave $2,000 tip to surprise of waiters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 12:31pm

Anonymous customers at a Maine restaurant seemingly approved of the eatery's service, leaving a $2,000 tip on a $48 bill.

2 bodies in garbage truck pulled from flooded river

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 12:23pm

Authorities say they've found the bodies of two men whose garbage truck was found in a flooded South Dakota river.

Chief: Man charged in off-duty cop's death sought a Hispanic

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 12:07pm

A young Chicago off-duty police officer was gunned down in a parked car by a man who was looking for a Hispanic person to attack after a confrontation at a fast-food restaurant, the city's police chief said Monday.

Video shows Kansas officer shooting, wounding man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 12:01pm

Dashcam video released Monday shows a Kansas police officer shooting and wounding a man in a case in which the rookie officer told investigators she mistakenly fired her firearm instead of her Taser.

Prosecutor: Pastor urged ministers to have sex with teen

John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:56am

A minister who promised a woman he'd take care of her daughter began having sex with the teenager daily and later encouraged two other pastors to have sex with her as well, federal prosecutors said Monday.

Rep. Jose Serrano to retire at term's end, cites Parkinson's

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:44am

Rep. Jose Serrano, a 16-term Democrat from the South Bronx, said Monday he has Parkinson's disease and will retire at the end of his term.

Police: Officer fatally shot armed man in parking lot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:43am

Police fatally shot an armed man in the parking lot of a North Carolina fast-food restaurant after he ignored repeated requests to drop his weapon, the police chief said Monday, though protesters at the scene questioned whether police rushed into using fatal force.

Wolf restoration project at Isle Royale off to strong start

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:31am

The rebuilding of Isle Royale National Park's gray wolf population is off to a strong start.