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Heavy rains bring flooding to areas hit hard by Harvey

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 9:22am

Heavy rains in South Texas have caused flooding in areas that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey less than a year ago.

Video shows headless rattlesnake striking man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 9:22am

An Alabama man who shot a rattlesnake got a surprise when the headless reptile tried to bite him long after he thought it should be dead.

Lawsuit: Georgia is denying equal access for deaf inmates

Brinley Hineman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 9:20am

A federal lawsuit says Georgia isn't doing enough to help deaf and partially deaf inmates communicate while they're locked up and after they're released.

Bill seeks historic site status for Oahu internment camp

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 9:17am

A bill going before Congress would designate a World War II internment camp on Oahu as a national historic site, allowing it access to more protections and funding.

Poaching contributing to curlew population decline in Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 9:17am

Researchers say long-billed curlews are declining in southwestern Idaho due to poachers.

Teen in 'Making a Murderer' asks high court to take his case

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 9:16am

The teenager in the video sits slouched on a loveseat wearing a black long-sleeved shirt, cargo pants and white sneakers, his hands folded but fidgeting in his lap. Eyes downcast, he answers questions from investigators interrogating him. Slowly, with a lot of prodding, he admits he joined his uncle in raping and murdering a young woman before burning her body in a bonfire.

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AP Sources: Homeland Security secretary drafting order to end family separation at border

Nomaan Merchant and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 9:15am

AP sources say the Homeland Security secretary is drafting an order to end family separation at the US-Mexico border, but it's unclear if President Donald Trump will sign it.

Homeland Security drafts plan to end family separation

Jill Colvin and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 9:15am

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention.

West Virginia Supreme Court justice indicted

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 9:13am

FBI agents have arrested West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry and taken him to the federal courthouse in Charleston to face a 22-count federal indictment.

AP Sources: Homeland Security secretary drafting order to end family separation at border; unclear if Trump will sign it

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 9:07am

AP Sources: Homeland Security secretary drafting order to end family separation at border; unclear if Trump will sign it.

West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry indicted on 22 federal counts of fraud, witness tampering, lying

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:48am

West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry indicted on 22 federal counts of fraud, witness tampering, lying.

Teen ordered to trial in rape, beating of jogger in Sandy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:37am

A teenager accused of raping and trying to kill a 50-year-old woman who was jogging in a park in suburban Salt Lake City has been ordered to stand trial on kidnapping, sexual assault and attempted murder charges.

Testimony starts in cold-case slaying blamed on racism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:27am

Testimony is under way in Georgia in the cold-case slaying of a black man whom authorities have said was killed because of racism.

Man who set up wife's killing must serve life sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:27am

The conviction of a New York man accused of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while they walked with one of their young sons has been upheld by an appellate court.

Musician loses work after anti-immigrant post on Facebook

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:11am

An Alabama musician who said on social media that he'd like to shoot immigrants attempting to enter the United States says he's losing work because of the post.

N. Idaho man sentenced for 'lie and buy' gun crime

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:07am

A 23-year-old northern Idaho man who lied about buying a gun for his own use but that instead was for someone else has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.

Public funeral scheduled for 4 children killed in standoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:18am

A public funeral service has been scheduled for four children killed in a standoff in Florida.

Air Force clears B-1B bomber fleet to resume operations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:08am

The U.S. Air Force says its B-1B bombers will resume flight operations this week after an emergency landing by one of the bombers grounded the fleet nearly two weeks ago.

Prosecutor: Suspect in kidnap attempt a convicted rapist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:21am

Prosecutors say a man charged with trying to abduct a woman jogging along a Massachusetts street last weekend has previously been convicted of rape.

Philadelphia Zoo welcomes baby giraffe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:09am

The Philadelphia Zoo has welcomed a baby giraffe.