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Florida man arrested for pointing lasers as planes landed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 11:51am

A man was arrested for pointing lasers at planes trying to land at a Florida airport and injuring a pilot in the process, authorities said.

Seller auctioning JFK docs from ex-California governor

Cuneyt Dil, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 9:15am

Former California Gov. Jerry Brown wants to know who is trying to sell his father’s memorabilia related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

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.

With Trump's help, NJ's Van Drew courts former foes

Mike Catalini, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 7:21am

and headlines — Tuesday when he comes to the New Jersey shore to reward newly minted Republican Rep. Jeff Van Drew with a rally for leaving the Democrats and opposing impeachment.

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 kills retired trooper, self at Chicago-area cigar bar

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.

Police: Woman charged after Phoenix airport partly evacuated

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

A woman angry about not being allowed to board a plane at Sky Harbor International Airport was arrested after allegedly mentioning an explosive device, resulting in hundreds of travelers having to evacuate part of one concourse, police said Saturday.

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 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.