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Settlement reached in state police handcuffing of black teen

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:31pm

Louisiana State Police and a black Indiana man who was handcuffed and detained in New Orleans' French Quarter when he was a teenager in 2015 have settled a federal lawsuit.

The Latest: State police head says dept. stands by troopers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:23pm

The Latest on the settlement of a lawsuit against Louisiana State Police by a black Indiana man who was handcuffed and detained when he was a teenager in 2015 (all times local):

Kobach's take-no-prisoners style at forefront in Kansas race

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:55pm

At a parade this summer, candidate for governor Kris Kobach rode a jeep with a replica machine gun mounted on it. When some people complained the stunt scared children, Kobach, Kansas' secretary of state, mockingly called the reaction a "snowflake meltdown."

The Latest: New Mexico defendant in immigration custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:35pm

The Latest on 11 children found living in a filthy, makeshift compound in New Mexico (all times local):

Former Utah library director sentenced to 30 days in Jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:33pm

The former director of Utah library will serve 30 days in jail after spending thousands of dollars in library funds on a mobile video game.

Judge sets deadline for Army specialist's citizenship ruling

Ariel Tu, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:29pm

Immigration officials have three weeks to decide whether to approve the citizenship application of a South Korean-born U.S. Army specialist who is suing after the military discharged her, a judge ruled Tuesday.

New Mexico bail reforms shaped ruling in compound case

Morgan Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:17pm

A judge's decision to allow the release of an extended family accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico prompted a political uproar Tuesday by prominent Republican lawmakers.

Bond decrease denied for men accused of luring boy from home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:09pm

A Mississippi judge has kept bond at $600,000 each for two Illinois men accused of luring a 14-year-old boy away from his home through a video game-centered chat program.

Trump signs Hatch, Stewart suicide prevention hotline bill

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:00pm

President Donald Trump signed a bill Tuesday that two Utah Republicans pushed to create a three-digit telephone number similar to 911 for the national suicide prevention hotline.

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer concedes defeat in Republican primary, says he will endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 6:39pm

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer concedes defeat in Republican primary, says he will endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach.

The Latest: Testimony begins in trial of men in teen's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 6:23pm

The Latest on the trial in the killing of a Chicago teenager days after she participated in then-President Barack Obama's inaugural festivities (all times local):

APNewsBreak: California may redo law to treat, free suspects

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 6:09pm

California Gov. Jerry Brown wants to tighten a law he signed weeks ago that critics say could have freed rapists and murderers who completed two years of mental health treatment.

Ex-Virginia Tech student pleads guilty to hiding teen's body

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:47pm

A former Virginia Tech student pleaded guilty Tuesday to concealing the body of a slain 13-year-old girl, but still faces trial on a more serious charge of being an accessory to the teen's killing.

The Latest: Crowd protests death penalty at Nebraska Capitol

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:43pm

The Latest on Nebraska's first execution since 1997 (all times local):

North Carolina deputies going to work after fatal shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:40pm

A North Carolina sheriff says four deputies placed on desk work after a fatal shooting will be returning to active duty.

AP NewsBreak: Pilot who crashed his own home had hangar code

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:33pm

A man who died when he flew a plane into his own house after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife had full access to his employer's plane because he had earned the firm's trust, the president of the Utah company said Tuesday.

Defense: No evidence in teen's death days after Obama event

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:31pm

Defense lawyers highlighted a lack of physical evidence as the trial started Tuesday for two men charged in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Chicago student just days after she performed with her high school band at then-President Barack Obama's inaugural festivities.

Official: People trapped by flooding OK, assessing damage

Chris Carola, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:27pm

Flash floods caused by pre-dawn downpours washed out bridges, submerged vehicles, clogged yards and roads with debris and temporarily trapped dozens of people in their upstate New York homes Tuesday, causing extensive damage but no reported deaths.

Report: Pennsylvania priests molested over 1,000 children

Mark Scolforo and Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:27pm

Hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — since the 1940s, and senior church officials, including a man who is now the archbishop of Washington, D.C., systematically covered up the abuse, according to a grand jury report released Tuesday.

NY woman charged with fatally stabbing visitor from England

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:12pm

Police say a 66-year-old woman who claimed she needed to "rid the house of evil" fatally stabbed a visitor from England in an unprovoked attack.