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Marine shot, killed while on guard duty at California base

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 7:05pm

The Navy is investigating after a Marine from Colorado was found shot to death while on guard duty at Southern California's Camp Pendleton, according to a report Tuesday.

Stolen California dog returned after theft video goes viral

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 6:25pm

A California woman is overjoyed after her stolen pet dog was returned with the help of a security video posted on social media.

Utah trial scheduled for Colorado man accused in cattle case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 6:04pm

The case of a Colorado man accused of trying to kill a Utah rancher's cattle is scheduled to go to trial next week.

The Latest: Jury told Reid to blame for exercise-band mishap

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 5:57pm

The Latest on former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid's negligence lawsuit against the maker of an elastic exercise band he blames for injuries including blindness in one eye after losing his grip and falling while using a flexible device in 2015 (all times local):

Missouri man sentenced to 5 years for abusing boy, 11

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 5:48pm

One of two Missouri men accused of subjecting an 11-year-old boy to grueling exercises and beatings has been sentenced to five years in prison.

Man pleads guilty to bomb threat made to thwart traffic stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 5:32pm

A Missouri man accused of calling in a bomb threat to a high school to try to get out of a traffic stop has pleaded guilty in the case.

Ellison, other AGs support Liberians wanting to stay in US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 5:14pm

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is helping lead a coalition of attorneys general in supporting Liberians fighting to stay in the U.S.

California officials: Don't land helicopters on our poppies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 4:48pm

California officials have a message for people eager to see a rare wildflower bloom: please don't land your helicopter on our poppy fields.

Senate OKs bill to make sure voters can use public schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 4:44pm

Legislation making sure public schools are available for voting during elections is heading to the governor.

Man convicted in Charlottesville attack plans to change plea

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 4:39pm

A man convicted in a deadly car attack on a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia is expected to change his plea to federal hate crime charges Wednesday.

After vanishing at airport, show dog reunites with owner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 4:30pm

A prize-winning show dog that vanished at the Atlanta airport has been found.

Trump opposes further disaster aid for battered Puerto Rico

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 4:03pm

President Donald Trump's opposition to further disaster aid for hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico hardened on Tuesday as he told GOP allies at a Capitol Hill meeting that the U.S. island territory has gotten too much rebuilding money compared with mainland states like Florida and Texas.

6th officer charged in FBI probe of city police department

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 4:02pm

A sixth police officer in New Jersey's third-largest city faces criminal charges in connection with a federal probe that has painted a grim picture of illegal searches, drug dealing, thefts from drug suspects and assaults.

Oklahoma teen asks to withdraw guilty plea in teacher death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 3:58pm

An Oklahoma teenager wants to withdraw guilty pleas he entered to murder, rape and other felonies following a 2017 string of crimes in Tulsa.

Mueller inquiry over, Trump plays favorite role: the victim

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 3:55pm

News that special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia has put President Donald Trump in his favorite position as he heads into his 2020 re-election campaign: the victim, fighting against an establishment that has tried to take him down.

Bill to ban exploding targets on state lands fails in House

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 3:42pm

Legislation to ban exploding targets on state lands in Idaho during wildfire season has failed in the House.

2nd Wisconsin judge blocks sections of lame-duck laws

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 3:38pm

A second Wisconsin judge on Tuesday blocked key portions of laws that Republicans passed in a lame-duck session limiting Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul's powers, handing Democrats another legal victory in their battle against the legislation in less than a week.

Appeals court tilts against Trump in Twitter fight

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 3:22pm

Judges on a federal appeals court in New York seemed skeptical Tuesday as they heard a lawyer argue that President Donald Trump can legally ban critics from his Twitter account.

The Latest: Wisconsin governor: Ruling 'important victory'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 2:58pm

The Latest on Wisconsin lame-duck legislative session rulings (all times local):