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Kansas land up for auction was site of 1870s serial slayings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 7:52am

Kansas cropland that turned into a crime scene of serial slayings in the 1870s is up for auction.

Column: 'We Don't Like to Draft a Guy Who's Too Smart'

Jim Litke, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 12:39am

did I mention? — they banked enough paychecks to be set for life.

Sundance: Ron Howard documents aftermath of the Camp Fire

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 12:08am

Ron Howard knew Paradise, the northern California town devastated by the most destructive wildfire in California history.

Woman fatally shoots man, self at cigar bar near Chicago

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 11:54pm

A woman fatally shot a retired Illinois State Police trooper and wounded another retired state trooper and an off-duty trooper before turning the gun on herself at a cigar lounge in the Chicago suburbs, police said.

Disability-rights movement takes spotlight at Sundance

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 10:58pm

During the thunderous reception for the celebratory disability-rights documentary “Crip Camp” at the Sundance Film Festival, the loudest response came when disability advocate Judith Heumann, one of the film’s chief personalities, wheeled on stage.

Senate floor belongs to Trump team as defense case opens

Eric Tucker, Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 10:29pm

The floor of the U.S. Senate now belongs to President Donald Trump's lawyers as they push the Republican-led chamber for an acquittal on charges that he abused his power and obstructed Congress.

Parts of Phoenix airport briefly evacuated; flights delayed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 9:46pm

Hundreds of travelers were temporarily evacuated from parts of Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Friday after American Airlines called police to deal with a disruptive female passenger, airport officials and witnesses said.

Man cited for using fake skeleton to drive in HOV lane

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 9:27pm

A 62-year-old man was cited in Arizona this week after trying to disguise a fake skeleton as a passenger just to use the HOV lane.

Space Force logo tweeted by Trump bears uncanny resemblance to 'Star Trek' insignia

Jamie Ehrlich, CNN  |  Posted Jan 24th - 8:56pm

President Donald Trump unveiled the new U.S. Space Force logo on Friday — which seems to boldly go where one logo has gone before.

Authorities ID woman killed in downtown Seattle shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 8:00pm

Authorities identified Friday the woman who was killed in a downtown Seattle shooting that also wounded seven people and raised questions about safety in the city's center.

Officials identify remains found in burnt-out Hawaii home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 6:02pm

The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the remains of two people found in a burnt-out home where a man allegedly shot and killed two Honolulu police officers and attacked a neighbor before setting the house ablaze last weekend.

Parents held in death of baby that was found in trash bin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 5:05pm

The parents of a 3-month-old baby found dead last weekend in a North Las Vegas trash bin have been arrested on felony child abuse and destroying evidence charges, police said Friday.

Woman charged with killing kids faced child-welfare scrutiny

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 4:57pm

A woman charged with murder in the deaths of her three young kids in Phoenix was the subject of several home visits by police and child-welfare authorities when she previously lived in Oklahoma, according to police reports.

Trump campaign complains to debate commission about fairness

Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 4:46pm

President Donald Trump's campaign raised concerns to the nonpartisan presidential debate commission about fairness and the selection of moderators for the 2020 general election cycle, the campaign and the Commission on Presidential Debates confirmed Friday.

Ex-Mexican police official faces drug-trafficking charges

Claudia Torrens, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 4:38pm

A former Mexican intelligence unit commander who was a main point of contact for intelligence sharing between U.S. agencies and Mexican federal police pleaded not guilty to drug trafficking charges in federal court in New York on Friday.

Ex-police officer pleads guilty to aiding in drug robberies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 4:34pm

A former police officer in Tennessee pleaded guilty Friday to giving police information and equipment to civilians who stalked and robbed drug dealers.

AP Exclusive: Feds plan to move Epstein warden to prison job

Michael Balsamo and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 4:31pm

The warden in charge when Jeffrey Epstein ended his life in his jail cell is being moved to a leadership position at another federal correctional facility, putting him back in the field with inmates despite an ongoing investigation into the financier’s death, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.

US scientist pleads guilty to lying about China contact

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 4:30pm

A scientist who once worked at a U.S. laboratory in New Mexico has pleaded guilty to lying about his involvement with a Chinese government technology program.

Student: Response to professor who called police not enough

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 4:28pm

A black student in Indiana is disappointed Ball State University is not acknowledging that a marketing professor discriminated against him when he called the police on him for refusing to change seats in class.