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FBI says attack at California military base has no known link to terrorism, vehicle was on fire as it approached gate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:22pm

FBI says attack at California military base has no known link to terrorism, vehicle was on fire as it approached gate.

Trial in police officer's 2015 death nearing end

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:21pm

The first-degree murder trial of a man accused of killing a New Orleans police officer in 2015 is nearing its end.

Texas murder suspect accused in 3 attacks on elderly women

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:17pm

A 45-year-old man police say has posed as a maintenance worker at senior apartment complexes is charged with capital murder in the death of an 81-year-old Dallas woman, and authorities are reviewing hundreds of other cases.

White House staffers on edge as Trump eyes another shake-up

Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:09pm

President Donald Trump is tired of being told "no."

Political colleagues remember former US Sen. Zell Miller

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:55pm

The death of former U.S. Sen. Zell Miller brought an outpouring of condolences and remembrances Friday from the statehouse in Atlanta to Capitol Hill in Washington. Here's a sample.

The Latest: Former aide says Miller key to Clinton's '92 win

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:54pm

The Latest on the death of former U.S. Sen. Zell Miller of Georgia (all times local):

FBI: Agent's cancer death due to Sept. 11 terror attacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:53pm

The FBI says one of its first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks has died of brain cancer linked to exposure to contaminants.

Zinke supports restoration of grizzlies in North Cascades

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:43pm

The federal government intends to restore grizzly bears in the remote North Cascade Mountains of Washington state, a goal that represents "the American conservation ethic come to life," Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Friday.

Herbert OKs medical marijuana for research, terminally ill

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:40pm

Gov. Gary Herbert has signed 57 more bills, including a measure that allows medical marijuana to be grown in the state and sets up state-run dispensary for the drug to be handed out for research purposes or use by people who are terminally ill.

Indictment: Waterslide in fatal accident was 'deadly weapon'

Margaret Stafford and John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:37pm

A Kansas waterslide hyped as the world's highest was a "deadly weapon" that had already injured more than a dozen people before a 10-year-old boy was decapitated on it in 2016, according to a grand jury indictment unsealed Friday that charges the water park operator and an executive with involuntary manslaughter.

No charges in case of news photographer shot by deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:29pm

Investigators say no charges will be filed against an Ohio sheriff's deputy who shot a news photographer setting up to photograph a traffic stop.

First lady talks of courage after model describes affair

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:27pm

Melania Trump spoke about courage on Friday — what it is and why the world needs it. Her closely watched public appearance came a day after a former Playboy model told the world details of a 10-month affair the model says she had with a married Donald Trump a decade before he was elected president.

Arkansas wants court to dissolve stay for death row prisoner

Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:23pm

Lawyers for the state of Arkansas argued Friday that the state prison director has long had the power to determine a death row inmate's sanity and that now isn't the time to change the way it moves the prisoners closer to their executions.

City mourns loss of 2 firefighters killed in collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:17pm

Federal investigators searched for clues Friday, and a city mourned the loss of two firefighters who were buried in the rubble of a collapsed former piano factory.

The Latest:Grand jury: Kansas waterslide was "deadly weapon"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:11pm

The Latest on charges filed in the death of a 10-year-old boy on a waterslide at a Kansas waterpark (all times local):

2 indicted in shooting death of postal worker on expressway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:09pm

A federal grand jury has indicted a Dallas-area man in the killing of a postal worker who was driving an 11-ton (10-metric ton) delivery rig on a Dallas expressway.

St. Louis prosecutors seek to disqualify Greitens' attorneys

Summer Ballentine and Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:08pm

St. Louis' top prosecutor on Friday asked a judge to disqualify the law firm representing Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens in his criminal case.

Arkansas jail housing 200 roosters as cockfighting evidence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:04pm

A group of inmates is tending to 200 roosters at an Arkansas sheriff's office pending their use as evidence against 137 people arrested at a cockfight.

Hawk in the Oval: Will John Bolton's views rub off on Trump?

Josh Lederman and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:03pm

President Donald Trump's pick of John Bolton for his next national security adviser stirred up the same burning question Friday in Washington as in anxious foreign capitals: Just how much will his hawkish, confrontational approach rub off on Trump?