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Serial killer says 2 more victims buried in South Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:44pm

A South Carolina serial killer already serving life in prison for seven slayings has told authorities he has two additional victims.

The Latest: Madison alderman tried to rescue man in floods

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:39pm

The Latest on flooding around Madison, Wisconsin(all times local):

KKK member gets 4 years in prison for gunshot at rally

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:39pm

A Ku Klux Klan member from Maryland who pleaded no contest to firing a gun at a white nationalist rally last summer in Virginia has been sentenced to four years in prison.

The Latest: Dem: White House looks like criminal enterprise

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:38pm

The Latest on the Paul Manafort trial (all times local):

Golden State Killer trial to be held in Northern California

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:35pm

A former police officer suspected of being one of California's most elusive serial killers will face a trial in Sacramento County on more than two dozen charges, including 13 murder counts, prosecutors said Tuesday.

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Immigrant charged with murder in death of missing Iowa woman

Ryan Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:33pm

Authorities said on Tuesday that they have charged a man living in the U.S. illegally with murder in the death of an Iowa college student who disappeared a month ago while jogging in a rural area.

Confederate toppling looms over debate about other statues

Martha Waggoner and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:33pm

Protesters at North Carolina's flagship university took advantage of a non-confrontational police response to topple a century-old Confederate statue that's long been the target of critics who say it symbolizes racism.

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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty in hush-money scheme

Larry Neumeister and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:33pm

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and "fixer," pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying he and Trump arranged the payment of hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model to influence the election.

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Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges

Matthew Barakat, Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:25pm

Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's winning presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes Tuesday in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president's associates.

The Latest: Man charged with murder in Tibbetts' death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:21pm

The Latest on the discovery of a body believed to be that of 20-year-old missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts (all times local):

In his guilty plea, Michael Cohen says hush money payments to women were made "at the direction" of Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:18pm

In his guilty plea, Michael Cohen says hush money payments to women were made "at the direction" of Trump .

Michael Flynn not yet ready to be sentenced, prosecutors say

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:09pm

Prosecutors with the special counsel's office say President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not yet ready to be sentenced.

Police: Man in the U.S. illegally charged with murder in the death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:09pm

Police: Man in the U.S. illegally charged with murder in the death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts.

Black girl expelled over hairstyle; School policy blasted

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:03pm

Video of a young black girl leaving her New Orleans area Catholic school in tears after being told her hair extensions violated school policy is prompting thousands of social media comments — many expressing puzzlement or outrage.

Oklahoma judge resigns over accusations of abuse, oppression

Tim Talley, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:02pm

A veteran Oklahoma judge accused of abuse of power after he jailed hundreds of people for contempt of court has resigned, raising the possibility of litigation to recoup what attorneys said Tuesday could be thousands of dollars in improperly assessed fines.

States aim to stop internet release of 3D-printed gun plans

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:01pm

A federal judge in Seattle hearing arguments over a settlement that allows a Texas company to post online plans for printing 3D guns said Tuesday the overall issue of such untraceable plastic weapons should be decided by the president or Congress.

Ex-Trump attorney Cohen pleads guilty to charges, including campaign finance violations involving payoffs to women

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 2:52pm

Ex-Trump attorney Cohen pleads guilty to charges, including campaign finance violations involving payoffs to women .

Iowa official says suspect in custody in Mollie Tibbetts' death being held on federal immigration detainer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 2:52pm

Iowa official says suspect in custody in Mollie Tibbetts' death being held on federal immigration detainer.

Montana governor stands by semiautomatic weapons ban comment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 2:49pm

Montana's governor is standing by his comments over the weekend that he'd support a ban on some semiautomatic weapons such as the AR-15 rifle.

People grab ramen, water as hurricane moves toward Hawaii

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 2:45pm

Hawaii residents rushed to grocery stores Tuesday to stock up on bottled water, ramen and toilet paper as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf from an erratic hurricane whose path is uncertain.