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Ex-LSU lineman shot by dog returns to daily life

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:48am

A former Louisiana State University lineman says he's adjusting to life with a titanium leg after being shot by a dog while duck hunting in Mississippi.

Oklahoma man accused of raping child in McDonald's bathroom

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:35am

A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald's play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip.

Man scales down Philadelphia high-rise to escape smoky fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:32am

A man scaled several floors down the side of a 19-story building in Philadelphia to escape a fire that injured four residents and three police officers.

Ex-Alabama officer gets prison for assaulting detained man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:21am

A former Alabama police officer has been sentenced to prison for slamming a compliant handcuffed man into the ground and then slamming the man's head into his patrol car.

Attorneys want school shooting suspect's statements tossed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:03am

Attorneys for a Kentucky teenager charged with fatally shooting two classmates and wounding 14 others at school filed a motion to suppress his statements to investigators.

Democrats questioning Robert Mueller to focus on obstruction

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:02am

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee who will question former special counsel Robert Mueller next week plan to focus on a narrow set of episodes laid out in his report, an effort to direct Americans' attention to what they see as the most egregious examples of President Donald Trump's conduct.

Men face sentencing on riot charge in Virginia rally case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:20am

Three members of a white supremacist group face sentencing on a federal riot charge in connection with a white nationalist rally in Virginia and political rallies in California.

Ex-NSA contractor to be sentenced in stolen documents case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:14pm

A former National Security Agency contractor awaits sentencing in Baltimore's federal court for storing two decades' worth of classified documents at his Maryland home.

A timeline of the Chicago police shooting of Laquan McDonald

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:04pm

Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke fatally shot Laquan McDonald in 2014. He was convicted in October of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery — one for each bullet the white officer fired at the black 17-year-old. Judge Vincent Gaughan sentenced Van Dyke in January to six years and nine months in prison.

Police overseers fire 4 officers in McDonald-related case

Herbert G. McCann, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:22pm

The Chicago Police Board on Thursday fired four police officers for allegedly covering up a white officer's 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia for labor secretary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:44pm

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be his new labor secretary.

President Trump says he will nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for Labor Secretary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:29pm

President Trump says he will nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for Labor Secretary.

Woman charged in Michigan soldier's death guilty of murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:25pm

The wife of a U.S. Army sergeant from Michigan who plotted to kill her husband has been found guilty of murder.

The Latest: Customs head says asylum policy being rolled out

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:52pm

The Latest on asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local):

How to beat Trump? Dems divided as he rams race onto ballot

Steve Peoples, Errin Haines Whack and Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:58pm

Joe Biden was at a soul food restaurant in Los Angeles on Thursday when he blasted President Donald Trump's "racist" taunts at a rally the night before.

Florida man pleads guilty in teen's murder, gets 13 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:52pm

A 70-year-old Florida man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after pleading guilty to murdering a teenage girl, dumping her body in a trash bin and burning it.

Utah boy advertises 'Ice Cold Beer' at root beer stand

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:17pm

A Utah boy has earned widespread social media attention for his neighborhood soda stand thanks to a sign he holds that reads, "Ice Cold Beer" with "root" above the word beer in tiny print.

Trial of ex-Flynn business partner allowed to go forward

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:14pm

A judge is allowing the trial of a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn to go forward even though he says the evidence is weak.

2 North Carolina 'History on a stick' signs found

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:04pm

An agency in charge of North Carolina historical markers says two of five markers recently reported missing have been recovered.

US military brings back remains from World War II battle

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:03pm

The U.S. military has brought back the remains of more than 20 servicemen killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.