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Appeals court upholds diversion denial for former bus driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 12:57am

A Tennessee appeals court has upheld a decision to deny diversion to a former school bus driver convicted of charges including negligent homicide in a 2016 crashed that killed six children.

Man gets 30 years in prison for stabbing DC runner to death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 12:53am

A man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatally stabbing a runner in Washington, D.C.

Official: Virginia school athletes punished for racist posts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 12:50am

An official at a Virginia high school says some of its football players have been punished for using racist taunts and slurs against their opponents in two social media videos.

Imelda deluges parts of Texas with rain, spawns tornadoes

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:08pm

Officials in Houston and surrounding communities say so far there have been no severe consequences as Tropical Depression Imelda deluged parts of Southeast Texas with rain.

Governor to unveil plan aimed at reducing St. Louis violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:11pm

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will be in St. Louis on Thursday to announce steps the state plans to take in addressing gun violence in the region that has claimed the lives of more than a dozen children.

Cuccinelli emerging as Trump's leading voice on immigration

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:10pm

The acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is emerging as the public face of Trump's immigration policies.

Illinois officials to discuss fetal remains investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:09pm

Officials whose offices are investigating the discovery of more than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains at an Illinois house of a late doctor who had performed abortions for decades in Indiana will hold a news conference to discuss the case.

Senior citizens raising money for charity with bake sales

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:04pm

Residents at a Utah senior citizens' community have raised more than $22,000 for charity through bake sales.

Hurricane lashes Bermuda as new storm aims at Mexico resorts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:04pm

Hurricane Humberto rushed past Bermuda, lashing the British Atlantic territory with powerful winds for hours before beginning to move away early Thursday, as new Hurricane Lorena swirled in the Pacific posing a threat to resorts on Mexico's southwestern coast.

Judge denies Missouri request to allow 20-week abortion ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:54pm

A federal judge has denied a request by Missouri to allow a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy to go into effect while the state waits for further court action.

The Latest: Trump accuses SF of environmental violations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:33pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump in California (all times local):

Officers sue over firings related to Chicago police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:09pm

Four Chicago police officers fired after being accused of helping cover up the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald are challenging the decision with separate lawsuits.

3 dead, 1 wounded in shooting on Chicago's West Side

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:49pm

Three people have been fatally shot and one person wounded on Chicago's West Side.

Trump's new national security adviser now highest-ranking Latter-day Saint in administration

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:53pm

Robert O'Brien comes to the post after serving as the president's chief hostage negotiator.

Government transfers land for more border wall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:52pm

The Department of Interior says it is transferring 560 acres (226 hectares) of federal land to the U.S. Army to speed up construction on 70 miles (113 kilometers) of border wall in West Texas, California and Arizona.

Chicago woman shot by gunman on bicycle while walking

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:42pm

Chicago police say a woman walking with co-workers along a street near the central business district was shot by a bicyclist.

Chicago woman charged in alleged US prostitution ring

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:41pm

A 31-year-old who prosecutors say went by "Madame Priscilla Belle" is accused of running a multistate prostitution business from a three-story Chicago building that functioned like a brothel.

Trump visits border wall in California, calls it 'amazing'

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:25pm

President Donald Trump is capping a three-day trip to the West with a visit to the border wall in San Diego, where he is showing reporters details of the ongoing construction.

Tennessee officials say 2 deputies injured, suspect dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:57pm

Officials in Tennessee say two deputies have been injured and a suspect has died in a shooting in Memphis.