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Supreme Court denies appeal by officers in Freddie Gray case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:43pm

The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from five police officers whose lawsuit alleged Baltimore's top prosecutor maliciously prosecuted them in the death of a black man fatally injured while in custody.

Whitaker abandoned taxpayer-funded project in Iowa in 2016

Ryan J. Foley and David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:33pm

While in private business, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker walked away from a taxpayer-subsidized apartment-rehabilitation project in Iowa after years of cost overruns, delays and other problems, public records show.

University officials remove Confederate-themed exhibit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:25pm

A private liberal arts university in Virginia says an exhibit that included depictions of Confederate statues has been removed after some students called the installation racist.

Forecasters: South is in for wintry mix this week

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:18pm

Forecasters are warning that snow, sleet and freezing rain are likely Wednesday and Thursday across parts of the South.

The Latest: Texas votes to restore lesson on Helen Keller

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:13pm

The Latest on Texas' Board of Education voting on history curriculums (all times local):

Police: Hot sauce used as weapon in store holdup

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:13pm

Police say an Alabama man threw hot sauce on a 73-year-old store clerk during a holdup.

Bolton says tape doesn't link Saudi prince to critic's death

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:08pm

President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Tuesday that people who have listened to an audio recording of the killing of a Saudi journalist do not think it implicates Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in his death.

Students say they reported threats before school massacre

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:05pm

Two students told investigators they reported the suspect in the Florida high school shooting to an administrator for making threats but felt they were not taken seriously.

The Latest: Suspect in fatal Kansas hoax call pleads guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:04pm

The Latest on a California man accused of making a hoax call that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man (all times local):

Mattis send-off as US war-booty bells return to Philippines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:55pm

The U.S. defense secretary plans to take part in a ceremony in Wyoming marking the beginning of a process to return three disputed church bells to the Philippines.

Wounded North Texas deputy out of hospital, shooter sought

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:51pm

A North Texas sheriff's deputy is recovering as the search continues for a trespasser who shot him in the foot and fled a deer hunting site illegally set up on private land.

Man receives suspended sentence in daughter's neglect death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:34pm

A western Indiana man has avoided more jail time in the 2016 death of his disabled 5-year-old daughter.

Body found near Lake Michigan identified as missing swimmer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:20pm

Officials say a person found dead along the Lake Michigan shoreline north of Chicago is a woman who disappeared while swimming with a group of people in treacherous waters last week.

Attorney general says suspects could face death penalty if convicted in 2016 slayings of 8 family members in rural Ohio

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:20pm

Attorney general says suspects could face death penalty if convicted in 2016 slayings of 8 family members in rural Ohio.

Man charged with fraud after driving off pier, killing sons

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:13pm

U.S. prosecutors have charged an Egyptian father with fraudulently collecting insurance payouts after driving his family off a Los Angeles pier and killing his two severely autistic sons.

The Latest: Ginsburg, 85, back to work at Supreme Court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:09pm

The Latest on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (all times local):

Hurricane Florence breaks 28 streamflow records in Carolinas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:56pm

A federal report shows Hurricane Florence broke records in a key flooding measure at more than two-dozen stream gauges in the Carolinas.

Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:49pm

In an extraordinary move, Melania Trump called publicly Tuesday for the deputy national security adviser to be dismissed.

4 dead, 1 wounded in apparent murder-suicide in New Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:31pm

The FBI says four people are dead and a woman wounded after an apparent murder-suicide on the Navajo Nation in northwestern New Mexico.

Family: Father, son killed in massive barn fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:24pm

Investigators say two people died in a large fire at Finch Family Farms in Provo.