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Trump admin. asks high court to halt sanctuary cities ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:28pm

The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow it to largely implement a policy of withholding public safety grants from "sanctuary cities" that refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump's immigration enforcement policies.

Bus company apologizes over worker's citizenship comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:25pm

A New England bus company says an employee made a mistake when he said passengers have to be U.S. citizens to ride following a customs citizenship check.

GOP state senator appointed Missouri lieutenant governor.

Blake Nelson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:24pm

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson appointed state Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe to be the new lieutenant governor on Monday, despite some legal uncertainty about whether he has the authority to fill the position.

Records: Trump Tower failed to follow fish protection rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:19pm

The Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago is one of the largest users of water from the Chicago River, but records show it has never followed state rules governing the protection of the river's fish.

Death attributed to flooding in northern Wisconsin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:19pm

Widespread flooding in the Upper Midwest was blamed for at least one death in Wisconsin, while officials in northern Michigan were assessing damage from flash-flooding that washed out roads, damaged businesses and caused dozens of sinkholes.

Former Syracuse mayor is running for NY governor

Chris Carola, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:11pm

Stephanie Miner, an ex-Syracuse mayor and former ally of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, announced Monday that she's running for governor as an independent.

Texas deputy arrested on allegation of child sexual assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:08pm

A sheriff's deputy in South Texas is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and threatening the child's mother with deportation if she reported him, authorities said.

The Latest: Inspector general: FBI employees aren't perfect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:02pm

The Latest on an inspector general report that criticizes the FBI and Justice Department (all times local):

The Latest: Defense: Prosecutors' star witness a 'sociopath'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:54pm

The Latest on the case against an elderly former Mafia boss (all times local):

Gun by her side, GOP US Senate candidate talks of threats

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:52pm

With a holstered handgun next to her on a kitchen table, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir promises in her first television ad of the campaign released Monday to stand with President Donald Trump just as she did against death threats in Wisconsin.

H. Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis'

Deepti Hajela, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:49pm

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday called the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has separated children from their parents at the southern U.S. border "a moral and humanitarian crisis."

Indiana trooper wins praise for stopping too slow driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:48pm

An Indiana State Police trooper who tweeted a photo of a vehicle he stopped for driving too slowly in the left lane says he's overwhelmed by the widespread praise he's receiving online.

Correction: Overdose Antidote-Expanded Access story

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:40pm

In a story June 17 about naloxone and overdose deaths, The Associated Press misidentified an organization. It is BrightView Treatment Centers, not BritView Treatment Centers.

Teen dead after 60-foot fall from waterfall in Utah canyon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:39pm

Authorities in central Utah say a 16-year-old girl is dead after falling from a waterfall in a canyon.

The Latest: First ladies criticize border family separation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:38pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local):

Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:25pm

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed electoral maps that were challenged as excessively partisan to remain in place for now, declining to rule on the bigger issue of whether to put limits on redistricting for political gain.

Immigrant kids seen held in fenced cages at border facility

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:24pm

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.

Supreme Court sides with Florida man in free speech case

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:22pm

A man who has been an outspoken critic of the south Florida city where he lives is now 2-0 in disputes with the city before the Supreme Court.

After gunfire at art event, leaders urge it be held again

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:14pm

New Jersey's governor is urging Trenton to keep holding its annual all-night arts festival despite the outbreak of violence at this year's event.

Attorney: Roller coaster riders will have lifelong injuries

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:06pm

Some passengers who were riding a Florida roller coaster when it derailed last week could have lifelong injuries, an attorney for three of the nine riders who were hospitalized said Monday.