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Police: Officers shot 2, believing escaped inmate was in car

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:57pm

Denver police officers who opened fire killing one man and injuring another after a high-speed car chase on Monday erroneously believed an escaped inmate was a passenger, authorities said Thursday.

Republican subpoenas Justice for Clinton documents

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:55pm

The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee is subpoenaing documents from the Justice Department as part of the panel's probe into Democrat Hillary Clinton.

The Latest: Protest decries police shooting of unarmed man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:46pm

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Driver dead after crashing at California Air Force base

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:44pm

A motorist's vehicle burst into flames after it "gained unauthorized access" to the main gate of a Northern California Air Force base, authorities said Thursday.

The Latest: Evacuations lifted for weary California county

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:42pm

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Endangered Colorado River fish no longer an extinction risk

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:42pm

An endangered fish that makes its home in the Colorado River basin no longer is at the brink of extinction.

The Latest: Tribal court orders baby's return to parents

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:42pm

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The Latest: Idaho lawmakers send remaining bills to governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:38pm

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Hunt for Austin bomber frustrated police before breakthrough

Paul J. Weber and Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:24pm

After the first package exploded on an Austin doorstep, police assured the public that there was no wider threat, no signs of terrorism. The idea of a serial bomber striking random strangers never came up.

Fall trial date set in Alaska cruise ship death case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:24pm

A federal judge has set a new trial date for a Utah man accused of killing his wife on a cruise to Alaska last summer.

1 firefighter dead, 4 seriously injured in building collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:20pm

Officials have confirmed that one firefighter has died and four others have been seriously injured in the partial collapse of a former piano factory in Pennsylvania.

Bill would exempt private devices from open records law

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:15pm

Government officials in Kentucky could discuss public business on their personal devices without having to disclose it, according to a surprise amendment moving quickly through the state legislature.

Video shows woman's fatal shooting by Elgin police officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:11pm

A compilation of police body-camera and dash cam footage released Thursday shows the moments leading up to the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding woman by an Elgin officer along a Chicago-area interstate.

McMaster out, Bolton in as Trump's national security adviser

Jill Colvin, Catherine Lucey and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:09pm

President Donald Trump is replacing national security adviser H.R. McMaster with the former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, injecting a hawkish foreign policy voice into his administration ahead of key decisions on Iran and North Korea.

Idaho moves ahead with possible grizzly bear hunting season

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:08pm

Idaho officials have started the process of opening a grizzly bear hunting season this fall that would allow the killing of one male grizzly.

Oklahoma grass fire forces evacuations, closes freeway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:06pm

Residents of central Oklahoma are assessing the damage after a wildfire forced some residents to flee their homes.

The Latest: Mother: Unexploded bomb addressed to daughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:02pm

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Ethics panel orders Illinois Dem to pay Treasury $9,700

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:52pm

The House Ethics Committee says Democratic Rep. Luis Gutiérrez of Illinois must reimburse the U.S. Treasury $9,700 for an "inadvertent" misuse of funds relating to a contractor's work.

California rain brings flooding streets, swelling rivers

Amanda Lee Myers and John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:48pm

A powerful storm spread more rain across California on Thursday, swelling rivers, flooding streets and causing some mud and rock slides but, so far, sparing communities a repeat of the disastrous debris flows that hit during a downpour early this year.

CIA offers peek into life of Trump's nominee to lead agency

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:48pm

Kentucky native. Single. Oldest of five children. Father was in the Air Force. Johnny Cash fan.