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Jurors recommend life for man in girlfriend's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:18pm

A jury is recommending life in prison for a Florida man convicted last week of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend.

NJ man pleads guilty to smuggling box turtles from Oklahoma

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:12pm

Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to smuggling more than 1,000 box turtles that were illegally collected in Oklahoma.

Investigators: Outlaw biker gang growing at alarming rate

Mike Catalini, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:01pm

New Jersey investigators say a violent biker gang involved in drug trafficking is growing in the state at an alarming rate.

Judge orders State Dept. to begin producing Ukraine records

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:50pm

A judge has directed the State Department to begin producing within 30 days documents related to the Trump administration's dealings with Ukraine.

Latest: Off-duty California deputy shot during ride-along

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:47pm

The Latest on a deputy fatally shot in Northern California (all times local):

Helicopters collide over Texas ranch, killing 2 people

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:20pm

Authorities say two small helicopters collided over a ranch in South Texas and killed two men.

Prosecutor: Guards won't face charges after clash at protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:20pm

Prison guards involved in a clash outside a detention center during a protest of federal immigration policy won't face charges, Rhode Island's attorney general announced Wednesday.

APNewsBreak: Bones may be remains of lost Japanese internee

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:41am

A skeleton recently found on California's second-highest mountain could be the remains of a Japanese-American man who disappeared from an internment camp during the waning days of World War II.

Lawmaker: No defunding Boise State over diversity efforts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:37am

A state representative who authored a letter signed by 27 other Republican representatives decrying Boise State University's diversity and inclusion efforts says it's not her goal to defund the school over the issue.

AP Was There: Coretta Scott King mourns husband's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:23am

A few close friends gathered at the home of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King after the civil rights leader was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn., April 4th, 1968. Days later, Jacqueline Kennedy met with Mrs. King the morning of the funeral in Atlanta.

Condemned man maintains innocence, won't ask for clemency

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:18am

Lawyers for a Georgia man scheduled to be executed next week say he has decided not to file for clemency.

Sheriff on trial; prosecutor says he hired woman to get sex

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:14am

A South Carolina sheriff hired a young woman as his personal assistant for more than $60,000 a year to persuade her into a sexual relationship, prosecutors said at his trial.

Ex-Dallas officer files notice to appeal murder conviction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:13am

Lawyers representing the white former Dallas police officer convicted of murder for killing her unarmed black neighbor have filed a notice to appeal her conviction and sentence.

Texas teen charged in mass shooting to get psych evaluation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:00am

A judge has ordered another psychiatric examination for a teenager charged in a mass shooting at a Texas high school last year.

Hazmat team responds when uranium delivered to halfway house

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:00am

A hazmat team responded a halfway house in Pennsylvania this week after a resident received an order of uranium through the mail.

Most states not giving driver's license data to Washington

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:58am

An effort by the U.S. Census Bureau to collect state driver's license records as part of President Donald Trump's order to gather citizenship information has been a bust so far.

Montana landowner sues to stop bison hunt near Yellowstone

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:47am

A Montana landowner is suing the National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service to halt the hunting of bison just outside Yellowstone National Park'.

Ex-IRS agent from Utah gets federal prison in Vegas tax case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:45am

A 72-year-old former Internal Revenue Service employee from Salt Lake City has been sentenced in Las Vegas to almost three years in federal prison for tax evasion and obstruction.

1 of world's tallest treehouses destroyed by fire in minutes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:45am

One of the tallest treehouses in the world has burned down in Tennessee.