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The Latest: Protest decries police shooting of unarmed man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:46pm

The Latest on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man (all times local):

Driver dead after crashing at California Air Force base

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:44pm

A motorist's vehicle burst into flames after it "gained unauthorized access" to the main gate of a Northern California Air Force base, authorities said Thursday.

The Latest: Evacuations lifted for weary California county

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:42pm

The Latest on California storms (all times local):

Endangered Colorado River fish no longer an extinction risk

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:42pm

An endangered fish that makes its home in the Colorado River basin no longer is at the brink of extinction.

The Latest: Tribal court orders baby's return to parents

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:42pm

The Latest on Miccosukee tribal police taking a baby from her parents (all times local):

The Latest: Idaho lawmakers send remaining bills to governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:38pm

The Latest on the Idaho Statehouse nearing adjournment (all times local):

Hunt for Austin bomber frustrated police before breakthrough

Paul J. Weber and Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:24pm

After the first package exploded on an Austin doorstep, police assured the public that there was no wider threat, no signs of terrorism. The idea of a serial bomber striking random strangers never came up.

Fall trial date set in Alaska cruise ship death case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:24pm

A federal judge has set a new trial date for a Utah man accused of killing his wife on a cruise to Alaska last summer.

1 firefighter dead, 4 seriously injured in building collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:20pm

Officials have confirmed that one firefighter has died and four others have been seriously injured in the partial collapse of a former piano factory in Pennsylvania.

Bill would exempt private devices from open records law

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:15pm

Government officials in Kentucky could discuss public business on their personal devices without having to disclose it, according to a surprise amendment moving quickly through the state legislature.

Video shows woman's fatal shooting by Elgin police officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:11pm

A compilation of police body-camera and dash cam footage released Thursday shows the moments leading up to the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding woman by an Elgin officer along a Chicago-area interstate.

McMaster out, Bolton in as Trump's national security adviser

Jill Colvin, Catherine Lucey and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:09pm

President Donald Trump is replacing national security adviser H.R. McMaster with the former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, injecting a hawkish foreign policy voice into his administration ahead of key decisions on Iran and North Korea.

Idaho moves ahead with possible grizzly bear hunting season

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:08pm

Idaho officials have started the process of opening a grizzly bear hunting season this fall that would allow the killing of one male grizzly.

Oklahoma grass fire forces evacuations, closes freeway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:06pm

Residents of central Oklahoma are assessing the damage after a wildfire forced some residents to flee their homes.

The Latest: Mother: Unexploded bomb addressed to daughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:02pm

The Latest on the investigation of the Austin bombings (all times local):

Ethics panel orders Illinois Dem to pay Treasury $9,700

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:52pm

The House Ethics Committee says Democratic Rep. Luis Gutiérrez of Illinois must reimburse the U.S. Treasury $9,700 for an "inadvertent" misuse of funds relating to a contractor's work.

California rain brings flooding streets, swelling rivers

Amanda Lee Myers and John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:48pm

A powerful storm spread more rain across California on Thursday, swelling rivers, flooding streets and causing some mud and rock slides but, so far, sparing communities a repeat of the disastrous debris flows that hit during a downpour early this year.

CIA offers peek into life of Trump's nominee to lead agency

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:48pm

Kentucky native. Single. Oldest of five children. Father was in the Air Force. Johnny Cash fan.

Hotel video shows Vegas gunman 'normal' before mass shooting

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:44pm

Hotel surveillance video from the days before the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, made public Thursday, shows the gunman as an unremarkable Las Vegas hotel guest and casino patron.

Judge allows questioning of ICE director in California suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:36pm

A federal judge on Thursday granted California's request to question the nation's top immigration enforcer in a lawsuit brought by the Trump administration over California laws to protect immigrants in the country illegally.