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New districts upheld in Navajo voting-rights case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:13pm

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that found voting districts in a Utah county were racially gerrymandered and violated the rights of Navajo voters.

Federal judge orders R&B singer R. Kelly held in Chicago jail without bond on sex crime charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:55pm

Federal judge orders R&B singer R. Kelly held in Chicago jail without bond on sex crime charges .

Suspect in Detroit killings to stand trial in separate case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:38pm

A man who police have called a suspect in the killings of three women in Detroit will stand trial in a separate case involving the stabbing and sexual assault of a woman who escaped.

US Air Force: Rescue team helps injured Mexican fishermen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:33pm

The U.S. Air Force says rescue personnel from an Arizona base parachuted into the Pacific Ocean on July 10 to board a Mexican fishing boat and provide medical aid to two critically injured fishermen being transported to a clinic on a distant island.

Cases in which police officers were charged in shootings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:24pm

"I can't breathe" — became a rallying cry for those protesting how police treat black suspects.

Testimony ends in penalty phase of slain Chinese woman case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:19pm

Testimony has wrapped up in the penalty phase of the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student convicted of killing a scholar from China.

California indictment alleges MS-13 hacked victims to death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:13pm

Members and associates of the MS-13 gang committed seven murders including several in which victims were hacked to death with machetes in a Southern California forest, according to a federal indictment released Tuesday.

Minnesota man, twice denied passport, is declared US citizen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:04pm

A Minnesota man and military veteran whose request for a passport was twice denied has been declared a U.S. citizen.

Court reinstates challenge to 'habitual drunkard' law

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:43am

A lawsuit challenging an unusual Virginia law that allows police to arrest and jail people designated as "habitual drunkards" was reinstated by a deeply divided federal appeals court Tuesday.

Trump says US won't sell fighter jets to Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:40am

President Donald Trump says the U.S. is not going to sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey after Ankara decided to buy a missile defense system from Russia.

Man charged with sex assault on fellow nursing home resident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:35am

Police say a New Hampshire man has been charged with sexually assaulting a female stroke victim at a nursing home where both were residents.

Jeffrey Epstein accuser urges more women to speak out

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:33am

One of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers urged other women Tuesday to come forward with allegations against the wealthy financier as federal authorities prosecute him on sex charges.

The Latest: Trump rule prompts family planning exit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:32am

The Latest on the Trump administration's family planning rule (all times local):

Kayakers warned to watch for things falling from bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:13am

Kayakers in southern Idaho are being warned to watch for any falling objects dropped from the Perrine Bridge near Twin Falls.

The Latest: Judge bars Roger Stone from social media

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:09am

The Latest on Trump confidant Roger Stone (all times local):

Emails show Iowa official's Tupac fixation before his ouster

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:07am

The director of Iowa's social services agency was a huge fan of the late rapper Tupac Shakur, and he frequently let his subordinates know it.

Gas worker's body recovered after California house explosion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:57am

Authorities have recovered the body of a Southern California Gas Co. worker killed in an explosion and fire that destroyed a house and damaged others in the city of Murrieta.

Timeline of key events in Eric Garner chokehold death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:53am

Federal prosecutors announced July 16 they will not bring civil rights charges against New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner.

Police officer in 'I can't breathe' death won't be charged

Michael Balsamo, Michael R. Sisak and Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:47am

Federal prosecutors won't bring civil rights charges against a New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a decision made by Attorney General William Barr and announced one day before the five-year anniversary of his death, officials said.

Tick removed from Kentucky man's eye

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:22am

A Kentucky man who went to the doctor with an irritated eye got the unsavory news that it contained a tick.