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Inmates sue over what they call inhumane conditions at jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:41am

Twenty current and former inmates are suing over what they say are inhumane and dangerous conditions at a troubled county jail in Cleveland.

The FBI says it is assisting in the investigation after a driver crashed into eight pedestrians in Northern California.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:29am

The FBI says it is assisting in the investigation after a driver crashed into eight pedestrians in Northern California.

Agents find 3-year-old migrant boy alone near Texas border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:26am

Authorities say U.S. Border Patrol agents found a 3-year-old boy alone in a field, and that he was likely left by smugglers at the southern border.

FBI, police plan update on missing 5-year-old Illinois boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:24am

The FBI and police in the Chicago suburb of Crystal Lake are planning a news conference as they search for a 5-year-old boy who has been missing for nearly a week.

Sketch of suspect in killings of 2 girls was made in 2017

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:19am

A newly released sketch of a man suspected of killing two Indiana teenagers in 2017 was created only days after the girls' slayings, but authorities aren't saying why they held onto it for more than two years.

Some Spelman students object to Atlanta's black female mayor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:17am

Some students at Spellman College aren't happy about the selection of Atlanta's black woman mayor as this year's commencement speaker.

Lawyer: Massacre suspect allowed to play violent video games

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:17am

An attorney says mental health counselors supported the use of violent video games by the suspect in last year's Florida high school massacre in hopes of containing his violent tendencies.

Man pleads guilty to shipping lizards from Philippines to US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:16am

A New Hampshire man who smuggled rare lizards from the Philippines to the U.S. by hiding them in socks and placing them inside electronic equipment has pleaded guilty.

The Latest: FBI assisting after car plows into pedestrians

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:10am

The Latest on eight people injured in Northern California after a car plows into them (all times local):

Cars underwater at Dallas airport after heavy rains in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:08am

Dozens of vehicles parked at a Dallas airport are underwater after heavy rains moved across much of Texas and brought flash-flood warnings and high-water rescues.

Jury deliberations resume in trial over deadly bunker fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:47am

Jurors have resumed deliberating in the trial of a wealthy stock trader charged with murder in the fire death of a man who was helping him dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home.

Trump's threat to go to court over impeachment defies ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:59am

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he'll go directly to the U.S. Supreme Court "if the partisan Dems" ever try to impeach him.

Man who allegedly hid out in ex's attic faces charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:51am

A man who had allegedly been hiding out in the attic of his ex-girlfriend's Pittsburgh home is facing burglary charges.

Teacher of the Year works with youths in juvenile detention

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:49am

As a veteran teacher at a troubled high school in Richmond, Virginia, Rodney Robinson wanted to better understand why so many students go directly from school to prison. So he took a job teaching students at a juvenile detention center.

Trump makes new threat to send soldiers to US-Mexico border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:47am

President Donald Trump made a new threat Wednesday to send armed soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Hate charge: White man drove car at interracial couple

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:10am

A white Louisiana man is charged with a hate crime after allegedly running down an interracial couple.

5 accused in abuse, rape, starvation of Louisiana girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:30am

A little girl in Louisiana allegedly endured years of beatings and rapes before she ended up in a mental health facility in Mississippi and was able to report being abused.

1 president, 2,922 portraits make up Chicago art exhibit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:09am

Rob Pruitt calls it a "monument of a movement." Visitors to the Stony Island Arts Bank in Chicago will see 2,922 portraits of former President Barack Obama.

Ex-mayor in federal pay-to-play scheme faces sentencing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:04am

A former Pennsylvania mayor convicted of exchanging public works contracts for campaign contributions is set to be sentenced as part of a federal pay-to-play investigation that led to raids of two city halls a week apart.