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California governor to sign law to limit shootings by police

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:13am

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he plans to sign a measure aimed at deterring shootings by police.

Attorney general orders removal of acting Bureau of Prisons director from top position in aftermath of Epstein death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:06am

Attorney general orders removal of acting Bureau of Prisons director from top position in aftermath of Epstein death.

More charges likely in standoff that injured 6 officers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:58am

Authorities say more charges are likely in the case of a Philadelphia man accused of barricading himself inside a house and shooting six police officers during a long standoff last week.

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NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner

Tom Hays and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:54am

After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of the black man whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over race and police use of force.

Kentucky's governor-lieutenant governor spat goes to court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:48am

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's general counsel has told a judge that a legal fight with the lieutenant governor over a staffing dispute is a minor disagreement between friends.

A 'unique situation': Red panda triplets born in Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:46am

A zoo in Virginia has announced the birth of red panda triplets.

The Latest: NYPD fires officer for death of Eric Garner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:44am

The Latest on developments in the Eric Garner case (all times local):

NYPD fires police officer for the 2014 death of a man whose last gasps of 'I can't breathe' prompted outrage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:42am

NYPD fires police officer for the 2014 death of a man whose last gasps of 'I can't breathe' prompted outrage.

Texas man who killed boy to make room in house gets life

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:41am

Prosecutors say a Texas man who told police he drowned a 3-year-old boy because his girlfriend was pregnant and they needed room in the home, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Supreme Court asked to take up 'Serial' podcast murder case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:39am

Lawyers for a Maryland man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit podcast "Serial" are asking the Supreme Court to step into the case.

US extends ban on passports for North Korea travel

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:39am

The Trump administration is extending a ban on the use of U.S. passports for travel to North Korea for another year.

Demolition derby crash kills 1, sends at least 8 to hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:32am

A woman has died after a car flew through a fence into spectators at a demolition derby in Montana

19-year-old accused of threating abortion clinic via iFunny

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:15am

A federal complaint accuses a Chicago 19-year-old of posting messages through a social media site typically used to produce humorous memes to threaten a deadly attack on an abortion clinic in the city.

Detained immigrants sue over conditions, medical care

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:14am

Immigrants held in U.S. detention facilities filed a lawsuit Monday demanding adequate medical care and treatment and accommodations for disabilities.

Groups seek to block Tennessee voter signup penalties law

Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:03am

Voter registration groups are asking a judge to block Tennessee's new restrictions for signing up voters from taking effect in October.

Woman charged with aiding white supremacist's jail escape

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:02am

An Arkansas woman has been charged with helping the leader of a white supremacist gang and another inmate escape from jail last month.

NC man dies 7 years after he's found innocent, released

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:56am

A North Carolina man who was released from prison after serving 17 years for a murder he didn't commit has died.

Customer shoots worker through Taco Bell drive-up window

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:54am

Police in Oklahoma City are searching for a man who they say shot a Taco Bell employee through the drive-through window.

Police: Teenager in hospital after 2 crashes within 5 miles

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:47am

Police say that a Maine teenager was involved in a pair of crashes within minutes and that the second one nearly killed him.