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Officer shot in arm, suspect killed in Georgia traffic stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 4:17pm

Authorities say a Georgia police officer has been shot in the arm after a traffic stop involving a woman who was shot and killed.

Man accused of killing city worker will stay behind bars

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:56pm

A Utah man accused of fatally shooting a city code enforcement officer will stay behind bars after a judge refused to lift the no bail order.

West Virginia's Manchin gains key role on energy panel

Elana Schor, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:52pm

West Virginia's Joe Manchin will become the Democrats' top member on the Senate energy committee, giving the coal-state lawmaker a prominent position to shape policy.

Senators ask for leniency for ex-staffer who lied to FBI

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:44pm

Three high-ranking senators are asking a federal judge for leniency on behalf of a former Senate intelligence committee staffer who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

Jury recommends life in prison for man who rammed crowd

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:41pm

A jury Tuesday called for a sentence of life in prison plus 419 years for the Hitler admirer who killed a woman when he rammed his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville two summers ago.

Nanny convicted of shoving baby wipe down infant's throat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:40pm

A Manhattan nanny has been convicted of stuffing a baby wipe down the throat of a 2-month-old boy in her care, nearly killing the child.

Acting attorney general defends Trump immigration crackdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:33pm

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is defending the Trump administration's stricter immigration policies and decrying federal judges attempting to block many of them.

Moment of reckoning looms for ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:24pm

The moment of reckoning has nearly arrived for Michael Cohen.

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to allow asylum ban

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:23pm

The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow enforcement of a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

3 officers shot serving violence warrant for Texas suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:13pm

Three officers have been shot while serving a family violence warrant at a Houston-area home and the suspected gunman still isn't in custody.

Feds: Ohio plot suspect wrote to Charleston church shooter

John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:06pm

A woman accused of buying bomb-making supplies and plotting domestic terrorism attacks exchanged letters with the man convicted in the South Carolina church shooting and visited Columbine High School, federal authorities said.

Mississippi governor supports criminal sentencing reforms

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 2:57pm

Mississippi's conservative Republican governor, who once sought longer prison sentences for criminals, says he's changed his mind and now wants to make his state's criminal justice system less punitive.

The Latest: Judges frees mom in video that sparked outrage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 2:55pm

The Latest on the arrest of a mother at a New York City social services office (all times local):

California wildfires cleanup to cost at least $3 billion

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 2:47pm

State and federal authorities estimated Tuesday that it will cost at least $3 billion to clear debris from 19,000 homes and businesses destroyed by three California wildfires last month.

Michigan governor seeks Illinois' help with Asian carp plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 2:45pm

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is urging his Illinois counterpart to help pay for a project to keep invasive carp from establishing themselves in the Great Lakes.

Alaska moose poacher fined $100,000, sentenced to jail

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 2:36pm

An Alaska man who poached three moose and left most of the meat to rot has been sentenced to nine months in jail and fined more than $100,000.

Disney worker accused of voyeurism in employee restroom

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 2:22pm

A Disney World worker is accused of video voyeurism in a men's restroom for employees.

Teen accused in pregnant classmate's murder appears in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 2:21pm

An Indiana judge has entered a preliminary not guilty plea for a high school football player accused of killing a 17-year-old schoolmate who was pregnant with his child.

Behind closed doors, Pelosi disparages Trump's 'manhood'

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 2:09pm

At the dawn of divided U.S. government, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the government over a border wall is really about his "manhood."