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Sheriff: Review begun of Texas officers who led man by rope

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:59pm

A Texas sheriff says his office is reviewing whether any procedures were violated in the arrest of a black man who was led by a rope through city streets by two white officers mounted on horseback.

Sheriff: Cashier tells knife-wielding suspect 'not today'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:55pm

When a knife-wielding Florida woman attempted to rob a Family Dollar store, the cashier said "not today" while another employee locked the door until deputies arrived, authorities say.

No. 4 House Democrat says it's time for impeachment inquiry

Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:46pm

A member of the House Democratic leadership says it's time for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.

The water is so hot in Alaska it's killing large numbers of salmon

Ryan Prior, CNN  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:46pm

Alaska has been in the throes of an unprecedented heat wave this summer, and the heat stress is killing salmon in large numbers.

The Latest: California stabbing victim worked for university

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:45pm

The Latest on campus killing at California State University, Fullerton (all times local):

Latest: Calif. governor signs law to limit police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:45pm

The Latest on a California measure aimed at deterring shootings by police (all times local):

California governor signs law changing standard for police use of deadly force to only when "necessary"

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:44pm

California governor signs law changing standard for police use of deadly force to only when "necessary"

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:40pm

Police: Victim in fatal stabbing at California State University, Fullerton was targeted, worked in admissions.

Black student 'shamed' when school officials colored hair

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:31pm

A student's parents are suing Texas school administrators for coloring in a hair design on the black student's head.

Pentagon conducts 1st test of previously banned missile

Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:24pm

The U.S. military has conducted a flight test of a type of missile banned for more than 30 years by a treaty that both the United States and Russia abandoned this month, the Pentagon said.

Abbott names new election chief after voter citizenship flub

Clarice Silber, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:22pm

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed a new secretary of state after his previous elections chief resigned amid backlash for wrongly questioning the U.S. citizenship of nearly 100,000 voters.

Supreme Court asked to take up 'Serial' podcast murder case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:15pm

Lawyers for a Maryland man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit podcast "Serial" are asking the Supreme Court to step into the case.

Memorials, funeral for ex-Louisiana gov Kathleen Blanco

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:12pm

Three days of public events will honor former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, the state's first female governor who died after a yearslong struggle with cancer.

Jury selection begins for man accused of murder, cannibalism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:33am

A murder trial is getting under way for a southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body.

Florida woman upset over her dog being dyed by groomer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:21am

A Florida woman got a colorful but unwanted surprise when she picked up her dog from a grooming session.

California governor signs law to limit shootings by police

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:13am

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he plans to sign a measure aimed at deterring shootings by police.

APNewsBreak: US prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:08am

Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein took his own life while in federal custody.

Attorney general orders removal of acting Bureau of Prisons director from top position in aftermath of Epstein death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:06am

Attorney general orders removal of acting Bureau of Prisons director from top position in aftermath of Epstein death.

More charges likely in standoff that injured 6 officers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:58am

Authorities say more charges are likely in the case of a Philadelphia man accused of barricading himself inside a house and shooting six police officers during a long standoff last week.