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Teen charged with assault leaps from courthouse balcony

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:59pm

Massachusetts State Police say a teenager suffered severe injuries in an apparent leap from a Boston courthouse's fourth-floor interior balcony.

Wisconsin woman pleads guilty to terrorism charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:57pm

A Wisconsin mother of seven has agreed to plead guilty to trying to plan terrorist attacks on behalf of the Islamic State by distributing information on making explosives and biological weapons.

Top court skeptical of paper's argument over food stamp data

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:35pm

The Supreme Court seems inclined to rule against a South Dakota newspaper seeking data about the government's food assistance program, previously known as food stamps.

Idaho school district settles sex discrimination case

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:05pm

An Idaho school district and a girl who sued after she was sexually assaulted by an older student reached a settlement hours after sending a jury to deliberate in the federal case.

School marks Confederate Memorial Day with lynching teach-in

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:05pm

A historically black college in Alabama used the state's Confederate Memorial Day observance Monday to highlight the 1981 lynching of a black teenager by Ku Klux Klan members.

A win for people who park too long: Tire chalking thrown out

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:01pm

A Michigan city's policy of chalking tires to enforce parking restrictions has been declared unconstitutional.

Remains of WWII soldier identified 76 years after going MIA

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 11:30am

The remains of a World War II soldier from Oregon who went missing in the final weeks of the Guadalcanal campaign have been positively identified 76 years after he was listed as missing in action, according to the U.S. government.

Officials say 6 people died in Texas small plane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 11:18am

All six people aboard a small plane died Monday when it crashed while preparing to land in central Texas, authorities said.

CORRECTS: Texas safety officials say six people have died in a small plane crash in central Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 11:17am

CORRECTS: Texas safety officials say six people have died in a small plane crash in central Texas. (Corrects APNewsAlert that incorrectly attributed the number of dead to the Federal Aviation Administration.)

Member of civilian border group facing firearms charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 11:05am

A member of an armed civilian group that has detained migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border is set to make his first court appearance following his weekend arrest on firearms charges.

Driverless shuttle to ferry passengers around Farmington hub

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 10:53am

Utah transportation officials are testing a driverless shuttle at a Farmington retail hub.

Deputies: Dad shoots man who stole car with boy, 6, inside

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 10:51am

Sheriff's investigators say a Florida father chased down and shot a man who stole his car with his 6-year-old son inside.

Roy man admits gunshot wound was self-inflicted

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 10:29am

A Roy man who initially reported being shot while trying to stop a crime has admitted to lying to authorities.

Longtime Connecticut AP broadcast editor dies at 72

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 10:22am

Steve Feica, a news director at AM radio stations in Connecticut in the 1970s who went on to a nearly 30-year career as a broadcast editor with The Associated Press, has died. He was 72.

Link suspected in poisonings of Wisconsin pets, wild animals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 10:15am

Authorities say the same poison appears to have killed three family dogs and several wild animals since December in northern Wisconsin.

Trial date set for man in missing child hoax

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 10:15am

A federal judge has set a June 24 trial date for the 23-year-old man charged with impersonating a long-missing child.

Impeach or not impeach? Dems wrestle with Mueller report

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 9:59am

Democrats are trying to make President Donald Trump's conduct part of their 2020 election push, but they're struggling over whether to actually try and impeach him.

Mother of missing Illinois 5-year-old not talking to police

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 9:57am

The mother of a 5-year-old suburban Chicago boy who went missing last week is refusing to cooperate with detectives, police said Monday.

Utah man pushes for census to include veterans question

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 9:43am

The former head of the Utah Department of Veterans Affairs is pushing for the U.S. census to include a question about veterans next year.