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Atlantic City mayor, councilman plead not guilty in brawl

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:10pm

Atlantic City's mayor and a City Councilman have pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from their involvement in a brawl outside a casino nightclub last month.

Florida mom ruled incompetent for trial in girl's drowning

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 11:37am

A Florida woman accused of drowning her screaming 4-year-old daughter in a river in Tampa has been declared incompetent to stand trial.

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Hints of Democratic agenda as Google CEO testifies

Marcy Gordon and Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 11:33am

Google CEO Sundar Pichai — and other tech executives who may be watching — got hints Tuesday of what issues they can expect to face as Democrats take control of the House in three weeks.

Booker, Harris score wins on Capitol Hill as they weigh 2020

Elana Schor, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 11:18am

Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Cory Booker of New Jersey scored wins on Capitol Hill Tuesday that could help them as they prepare for potential campaigns for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Ex-Honduran congressman pleads guilty in drug case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 11:03am

A former Honduran congressman is set to be sentenced in April after he pleaded guilty to U.S. drug charges.

Charges dropped against mom after video stokes outrage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:55am

A mother who was arrested after police violently pulled her toddler son from her arms in a videotaped encounter at a New York City social services office has had all charges against her dismissed, with the Brooklyn district attorney saying Tuesday he was acting "in the interest of justice."

Some Trump allies starting to worry about investigations

Jonathan Lemire, Alan Fram and Elana Schor, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:46am

President Donald Trump's intensifying legal troubles are unnerving some of his fellow Republicans. Despite his brash stance, they believe the turmoil has left him increasingly vulnerable as he gears up for what is sure to be a nasty fight for re-election.

Melania Trump gives gifts at Marine Corps Reserve toy drive

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:40am

Melania Trump is sorting toys and making Christmas cards for an annual toy drive held by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.

15 people with minor injuries after Disney World bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:34am

Fifteen people have been taken to a hospital with minor injuries after two buses collided at Walt Disney World.

Insanity defense accepted in Texas campus stabbing attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:26am

A judge has found a former University of Texas student not guilty by reason of insanity in a random stabbing attack that left one student dead and three injured last year.

Defamation lawsuit against activist continues in state court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:19am

A Maine activist who accused an orphanage founder in Haiti of being a serial pedophile asked the state supreme court on Tuesday to dismiss a defamation lawsuit that was moved from federal court.

Jury recommends life in prison for man convicted of murder for driving into counterprotesters at white nationalist rally

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:19am

Jury recommends life in prison for man convicted of murder for driving into counterprotesters at white nationalist rally.

4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:19am

Time magazine named four journalists and a newspaper on Tuesday as its 2018 Person of the Year for standing up for the truth in the face of persecution and violence.

Police: Baby girl shot by brother, 3, in critical condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:09am

An 8-month-old girl is fighting for her life after police say her 3-year-old brother accidentally shot her in the face in a New Mexico motel room while their mother and her boyfriend were in a shower.

California man accused of killing dog that peed on yard

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:02am

Authorities say a man accused of using an assault rifle to shoot and kill a dog that peed on his yard and car was arrested and faces animal cruelty charges.

Trump threatens gov't shutdown in heated meeting with Dem leaders over border wall, squabbling over election results

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:00am

Trump threatens gov't shutdown in heated meeting with Dem leaders over border wall, squabbling over election results.

Desk duty for detective filmed punching handcuffed man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:57am

A Tennessee sheriff says a white detective filmed punching and kicking a handcuffed black man has been placed on desk duty.

Police search Kentucky hills for suspect in triple slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:44am

Police are searching a heavily wooded, hilly area of eastern Kentucky after finding three people shot to death in neighboring homes.

The Latest: Slain woman's mom 'content' with life sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:23am

The Latest on a jury's recommended sentence of life plus 419 years for a man convicted of murder for driving his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally (all times local):

Florida trial involves murder, infidelity, and alligators

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:18am

A trial has begun for a Florida woman accused of helping mastermind the death of her husband to get a $1.75 million insurance payout.