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Tribal Council removes Cherokee chief from office

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:26am

A tribal council in North Carolina has voted to remove its chief for only the second time since the early 1800s.

Complaint raises questions about Kentucky governor, mansion

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:26am

The head of a Kentucky government watchdog group says he's seeking an investigation into Gov. Matt Bevin's reported connection to a Louisville-area mansion.

Armed man arrested at Phoenix Comicon; security to increase

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:07am

Police are adding extra security at the Phoenix Comicon following the arrest of a man armed with guns and ammunition who allegedly posted online threats against officers.

US citizen says immigration agents held her in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:07am

A Southern California woman has taken the first step toward suing county and federal officials after she says she was detained by immigration authorities for deportation even though she is an American citizen.

Florida Highway Patrol dealing with trooper shortage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:46am

The number of speeding tickets issued by the Florida Highway Patrol has dropped for three straight years as the agency deals with a shortage of troopers.

Oh baby! DC zoo officials hoping to get panda pregnant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:36am

Zoo officials in Washington are hoping to get panda mom Mei Xiang pregnant — again.

Man who kept woman chained in storage container for two months pleads guilty to killing 7 in South Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:20am

Man who kept woman chained in storage container for two months pleads guilty to killing 7 in South Carolina.

Kennedys discuss JFK's legacy 100 years after his birth

William J. Kole, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:06am

John F. Kennedy didn't make it even halfway to 100 — a milestone he might have celebrated next week — but the slain U.S. president's legacy is being lived out by members of his family.

Prosecutors dispute Salvadoran colonel's health care claims

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:06am

Federal prosecutors dispute allegations of inadequate medical care for a former Salvadoran colonel jailed in an extradition case.

South Carolina man charged with kidnapping Canadian woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:00am

Authorities say a South Carolina man has been arrested and charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a Canadian woman he told was being hired to model.

'Bad neighbor' unplugs bounce house at girl's birthday party

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:48am

A Florida woman wants to know why someone unplugged a bounce house, causing it to deflate with nearly a dozen young children inside during her daughter's first birthday party.

Lawyer says Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators

Matthew Daly and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:35am

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is willing to cooperate with federal investigators looking into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, his attorney said.

Authorities: Woman drops purse, 1 hurt in accidental gunshot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:04am

Authorities say a woman who dropped her purse inside a medical clinic in Mississippi caused an accidental gunshot that wounded a bystander.

Texas officials apologize for terrorist award given student

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:57am

A Houston-area school district has disciplined several teachers after a student received a mock award naming her "most likely to become a terrorist."

Nursing assistant accused of breaking leg of 98-year-old

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:46am

Authorities in Georgia say a nursing assistant intentionally broke the leg of a 98-year-old woman, who later died during surgery.

'Houdini' of Alabama death row executed for murder-for-hire

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:38am

A man once dubbed the "Houdini" of Alabama's death row after averting seven prior execution dates was put to death Friday, capping years of litigation challenging the humaneness of lethal injection.

Bear with head stuck in jug for weeks rescued from plight

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:02am

A black bear spotted for weeks in rural New York state with his head trapped in a plastic food jug has been rescued from his plight.

Men charged with taking sea turtle eggs from Florida beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:00am

Two Florida men who state investigators said were found with 500 sea turtle eggs have been arrested.

Police: Only minor injuries after bus overturns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:34am

Authorities say a tour bus has overturned in New Jersey, leaving about 30 passengers with minor injuries.