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Georgia students disciplined over video disparaging Mexicans

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 3:34am

Several students of a Georgia high school have been disciplined over a video that shows them acting out a deportation and then saying "Remember, f--- the Mexicans."

Man accused of plotting IS-inspired attack due back in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 3:12am

A Maryland man accused of planning an Islamic State-inspired attack at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington is due back in court later this month for his arraignment.

Naked toddler near IHOP leads to arrest of passed out adults

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 2:10am

Employees of a Florida IHOP were headed to work early Friday when they found a naked toddler wandering the restaurant's parking lot. They then found the toddler's mom and the mom's fiance passed out in a nearby van.

NC Woman: Dog show reserved handicapped spaces for judges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 12:46am

A disabled North Carolina woman says more than 20 handicapped parking spots near the Raleigh Kennel Club Dog Show were reserved for judges, forcing her to walk over a quarter mile.

Forecasters turn to array of technology to fight floodwaters

Adrian Sainz and Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 11:29pm

An arsenal of new technology is being put to the test fighting floods this year as rivers inundate towns and farm fields across the central United States. Drones, supercomputers and sonar that scans deep under water are helping to maintain flood control projects and predict just where rivers will roar out of their banks.

'We don't get over it': Pain of mass shootings stretches on

Terry Spencer, Kelli Kennedy and Colleen Slevin, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 11:19pm

Alex Rozenblat can still hear the cries of a wounded boy calling for help as she hid from the gunfire that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year.

Colorado schools reopen as FBI examines teen suspect's past

Colleen Slevin and Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 11:13pm

The death of a Florida teenager who authorities say was obsessed with the Columbine school shooting and may have planned to carry out her own attack in Colorado did not end an investigation into the 18-year-old, authorities said as they examine whether the young woman acted alone and Denver-area schools prepared to reopen their doors.

Cruz attorneys want to question his mental counselors alone

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 11:11pm

Attorneys for the suspect in last year's Florida school massacre will ask a judge to let them question his former mental health counselors without prosecutors present.

Government seeks life term for Canadian in US airport attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 10:33pm

U.S. prosecutors are seeking a life sentence for a Canadian man who was convicted of terrorism for nearly killing a Michigan airport police officer.

After 2 years of waiting, Americans will see Mueller report

Chad Day, Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 10:27pm

After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller— but not before President Donald Trump's attorney general has his say.

More than 30 teens arrested for disrupting downtown Chicago

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 10:26pm

Police say more than 30 teenagers have been arrested after large groups of high school students caused disruptions and started fights in downtown Chicago.

Central Florida cities among fastest growing in US

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 10:04pm

When it came to population growth last year, cities in central Florida grew by stadiums.

Group: Americas saw greatest deterioration of press freedom

Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 10:02pm

The Americas saw the greatest deterioration in press freedom of any part of the world during the last year, a press advocacy group said Thursday.

2 get prison for immigrant smuggling that led to 2 deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 9:17pm

Two Guatemalan men have been sentenced to federal prison for their parts in an immigrant-smuggling run that led to the deaths of two Ecuadoran men.

Man with gas cans arrested at St. Patrick's church in NYC

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 8:39pm

A New Jersey man was arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters, the New York Police Department said, just days after flames ravaged the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

Florida House OKs bill requiring parental abortion consent

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 7:39pm

Legislation that would require consent from a parent or guardian before a girl under 18 could obtain an abortion passed the Florida House on Wednesday night after a lengthy debate and amid questions about its constitutionality.

Legionnaires' disease found in adjacent California prisons

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 7:05pm

Legionnaires' disease bacteria that killed one inmate and sickened another is more widespread than expected in a California state prison, officials said Wednesday, citing new test results.

Officials: Experienced diver rescued from Tennessee cave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 6:55pm

Authorities say an experienced diver who was reported missing in a Tennessee cave has been found alive.

Arizona latest state to shield lottery winners' names

Bob Christie, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 6:28pm

Arizona joined a growing number of states allowing winners of big lottery jackpots to stay anonymous Wednesday after Republican Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation letting winners of jackpots of $100,000 or more request that their names not be made public.

Justice official: Congress to receive Mueller report before noon Thursday, after Attorney General Barr news conference

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 5:39pm

Justice official: Congress to receive Mueller report before noon Thursday, after Attorney General Barr news conference.