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The Latest: Man accused of serial killings is charged

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:47pm

The Latest on developments in a California serial killer case (all times local):

A look at well-known serial killers in the US since 1971

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:34pm

A former police officer who authorities suspect was an elusive serial killer who committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across California in the 1970s and 1980s was arrested Wednesday. A law enforcement official identified the suspect as 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo, a former police officer. Sacramento County jail records show DeAngelo was arrested overnight on suspicion of two counts of murder cited in a Ventura County warrant.

Authorities say suspect in serial killings has been charged with 2 counts of murder in Ventura County

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:32pm

Authorities say suspect in serial killings has been charged with 2 counts of murder in Ventura County.

Republicans want answers from Pruitt as ethics woes mount

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:29pm

Republican senators said Wednesday they want President Donald Trump's embattled environmental chief to address questions about ethics and spending decisions, but so far are stopping short of calling for him to step down.

Video: Former Port Authority ethics chair swore at officers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:29pm

A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey commissioner who abruptly resigned last week had been caught on camera delivering an expletive-laced tirade to police officers during a traffic stop.

Man faces murder count in deadly nor'easter road rage attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:28pm

Authorities have made an arrest in what they say was a deadly road rage incident that occurred during a nor'easter last month.

Prosecutor says DNA tied serial killing suspect to two decades-old killings in Sacramento County

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:28pm

Prosecutor says DNA tied serial killing suspect to two decades-old killings in Sacramento County.

Warrant: Suspect's suspicious behavior drew police attention

David Warren, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:21pm

The gunman accused of opening fire at a Dallas home improvement store — killing one police officer and critically injuring two others — was initially detained because he was acting suspiciously and may have tried to steal from the store, an arrest warrant revealed Wednesday.

The Latest: Bush out of ICU, alert and doctors pleased

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:19pm

The Latest on the health of former President George H.W. Bush. (all times local):

The Latest: Senator says Trump's VA pick will get hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:15pm

The Latest on Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's pick to be secretary of Veterans Affairs (all times local):

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Former police officer named as serial killer

Sophia Bollag and Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:15pm

A suspected California serial killer who committed at least 12 homicides and 45 rapes throughout the state in the 1970s and '80s was identified Wednesday as a former police officer, an official said.

Man with weapon arrested at Iranian interests section in DC

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:11pm

The U.S. Secret Service says a man was arrested with a weapon at the Iranian interests section in Washington.

Attorneys urge appeals court to block Iraqi deportations

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:11pm

Civil rights attorneys contended Wednesday that the Trump administration tried to rush deportations of Iraqis who faced torture, sexual slavery and even beheadings in their home country.

Democrats demand more details on CIA nominee's covert work

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:06pm

Several Democratic senators are demanding more information about the ex-covert operative who's President Donald Trump's pick to lead the CIA.

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Southwest jet victim's husband: 'Mommy's not coming home'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:05pm

The husband of an Albuquerque woman killed in a Southwest Airlines jet that blew an engine while flying said he broke the news about her death to their two children at their school, telling them: "Mommy's not coming home, guys."

Utah man pleads guilty to child sex abuse charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:02pm

A Utah man accused of sexually abusing two children has pleaded guilty to two felony charges.

Police: Man killed deputy, stole his car and robbed store

Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:01pm

A man scheduled to appear in court to face gun charges Wednesday killed a sheriff's deputy in Maine, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store, officials said.

White House condemns ruling on Trump's 'Dreamers' program

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:01pm

The White House on Wednesday sharply criticized a federal judge's ruling that the Trump administration must resume a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.

Child abuse allegations dismissed against Polish-born doctor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:00pm

A Michigan judge has dismissed allegations that a Polish-born doctor facing deportation bit his daughter, though it's unknown whether the ruling will help him remain in the country.