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Deputies: Car crashes in sheriff's office substation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 1:09pm

Florida deputies didn't have far to travel when responding to a car crash because it crashed into a sheriff's office substation.

Students: 1 million expected at anti-gun-violence marches

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:54pm

Students from the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot last month expect more than 1 million participants in upcoming marches in Washington and elsewhere calling for gun regulations, students said Monday.


Potential eruptions at Yellowstone geyser, world's largest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:53pm

Yellowstone National Park has reported a series of potential eruptions from the world's largest active geyser for the first time since 2014.

Pollster testifies most Kansas voters can prove citizenship

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:51pm

A pollster hired by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach testified Monday that a survey of 500 adults he conducted found just one person who couldn't produce a document proving U.S. citizenship.

Woman charged after being found with 6 near Canada border

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:50pm

A North Carolina woman is facing a charge she was transporting people into the United States who didn't have permission to be in the country, according to a complaint filed Monday in federal court in Vermont.

Florida police officer shot while serving arrest warrant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:47pm

A Florida police officer has been shot and wounded while serving an arrest warrant at the home of a man facing charges for making violent threats to his family.

Norfolk Southern moving derailed freight cars off tracks

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:46pm

Norfolk Southern is moving derailed freight cars off the tracks after two trains collided in Georgetown, Kentucky, and sent four people to the hospital, the company said Monday in a statement.


Serial bomber uses a tripwire in fourth attack in Austin

Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:39pm

Fear mounted across Texas' capital on Monday after the fourth bombing this month — a blast triggered this time by a nearly invisible tripwire, demonstrating what police called a "higher level of sophistication" than the package bombs used in the previous attacks.

The Latest: White House says no talk of firing Mueller

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:38pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation (all times local):

Uber suspends self-driving car tests after pedestrian death

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:34pm

Uber suspended all of its self-driving testing Monday after what is believed to be the first fatal pedestrian crash involving the vehicles.

The Latest: 1st lawsuit filed after Florida bridge collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:34pm

The Latest on a Florida university campus reopening after a fatal bridge collapse (all times local):

Professor accused of assaulting disabled man pleads guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:32pm

A former Rutgers University professor whose conviction for sexually assaulting a disabled man was overturned pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated criminal sexual contact.

Ex-official: Chances missed to save boy encased in concrete

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:26pm

Multiple chances were missed to save a 3-year-old Wichita boy before he was found encased in concrete, a former Kansas welfare official said.

Pompeo meets with ousted Tillerson at State Department

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:25pm

Outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is meeting with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, the man President Donald Trump has chosen to replace him.

The Latest: Norfolk Southern clearing derailed freight cars

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:22pm

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Federal judges reject lawsuit over Pennsylvania district map

Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:11pm

A panel of federal judges on Monday dismissed a legal challenge by Republican congressmen to a district map imposed last month by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

The Latest: PGA Tour says safety paramount at Austin event

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:10pm

The Latest on the bombings in Austin, Texas (all times local):

Trump opioid plan includes death penalty for traffickers

Darlene Superville and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:02pm

President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid drug addiction calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where appropriate under current law, a top administration official said. It's a fate for drug dealers that Trump has been highlighting publicly in recent weeks.

Shed carried by wind falls on, injures teen in southern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:58am

Fire officials in the southern Utah city of Washington say a teenage girl has been taken to the hospital after a strong wind gust picked up a storage shed and carried it 50 feet before it fell on a girl and another person.