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Sheriff feels 'outpouring of support' in missing girl case

Jeff Baenen, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:04pm

A Wisconsin sheriff thanked volunteer searchers who helped canvass the area surrounding the home of a 13-year-old girl who is believed to have been abducted and whose parents were killed.

Migrants pause to honor dead man, rest, still far from US

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:41pm

Still more than 1,000 miles from their goal of reaching the United States, a caravan of Central American migrants briefly halted its arduous journey Tuesday to mourn a fellow traveler killed in a road accident, and to rest weary, blistered feet and try to heal illnesses and injuries suffered on the road.

More human remains found at Southern California desert site

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:33pm

Authorities have found more human remains on Southern California desert land where the bones of three people were dug up two weeks ago.

Trial delayed against ex-police chief, ex-prosecutor wife

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:18pm

A U.S. judge said the medical records of a former Honolulu prosecutor convinced him that a trial against her and her retired police chief husband must be delayed.

Retired DA fights subpoena in lawsuit by JonBenet's brother

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:16pm

A former Colorado district attorney is fighting a subpoena in a $750 million defamation lawsuit filed against CBS by JonBenet Ramsey's brother.

Numbers for $1.6B Mega Millions are 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 5; not immediately clear if there's a winner.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:11pm

Numbers for $1.6B Mega Millions are 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 5; not immediately clear if there's a winner.

1 injured in shooting on Boise Greenbelt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:05pm

Authorities say one person was shot and wounded along the Boise River Greenbelt.

US seeks to stop NY trial over census citizenship question

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:23pm

The Department of Justice sought late Tuesday to block a New York trial next month over challenges to putting a citizenship question on the 2020 census, contending that it's got the U.S. Supreme Court on its side.

Former Alabama woman charged with supporting al-Qaida

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 6:58pm

Federal prosecutors have charged a former Alabama resident with attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization and helping others to do the same.

Convicted killer denied retrial despite twin's confession

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 6:24pm

A Chicago man found guilty of fatally shooting a rival street gang member in 2003 will not be granted a retrial even though the convicted man's twin claims that he committed the crime and not his brother, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Police try to prevent retaliation after Chicago rapper shot

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:48pm

Police are taking steps to stave off retaliatory attacks after a Chicago rapper known for taunting rivals on social media was shot in the head in a shootout during a funeral for another area rapper killed earlier in October.

Police: Man pointed gun at girlfriend over late baby shower

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:25pm

A Central Texas man has been arrested after police say he pointed a loaded gun at his pregnant girlfriend when her baby shower at their home went longer than planned.

Lawmakers postpone interview with Deputy AG Rosenstein

Chad Day and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:20pm

Two House committees are postponing a closed-door interview with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that was expected to delve into reports that he discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump.

Hearing set on complaint against convicted W.Va. justice

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:17pm

A West Virginia judicial conduct board has reinstated proceedings against convicted state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

Sentencing resumes for Texas woman accused of starving son

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:14pm

Friends and family members are urging leniency for a Texas woman convicted of attempted murder for withholding food and nutrients from her son.

No charges filed against suicidal Alaska man in standoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:52pm

Police in Alaska say no charges will be filed against an armed, suicidal man who was parked in a vehicle with a woman for hours outside a hospital before he was detained.

'Boogeyman' Trump stokes fears in election closing arguments

Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:44pm

Mob rule. A socialist takeover. Terrorists marching on the U.S. border.

Judge reverses order on media in alleged surgeon rape case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:40pm

A California judge on Tuesday reversed an order barring the media from reporting on search warrant documents in the case of a surgeon charged with sexual assault, a lawyer said.

Volunteers search swamps, fields for signs of Wisconsin girl

Jeff Baenen, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:40pm

Hundreds of volunteers in rows walked through swamps, cornfields and woods on Tuesday in search of clues that might lead investigators to a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed and who is believed to have been abducted.

Hawaii bonsai tree stolen after owner raised it for decades

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:39pm

Hawaii police are trying to find a rare bonsai tree that was stolen from a nursery owner who says he spent 56 years caring for it.