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Vegas Strip shut down with gunman on bus

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 2:40pm

Police say a gunman has barricaded himself inside a bus along the Las Vegas Strip, prompting a partial closure of the busy boulevard.

Report: University leader got fitness freebies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 2:40pm

The outgoing leader of the University of California's Berkeley campus improperly accepted free benefits, mostly related to personal fitness, an investigation found.

Police cite Massachusetts sixth-grader for trespassing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 2:32pm

Police in Massachusetts have served a sixth-grader with no-trespass orders after neighbors grew wary of the girl cutting through their properties to get to and from her school bus stop.

Police say a part of Las Vegas Strip shut down after gunman barricades himself inside bus

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 2:30pm

Police say a part of Las Vegas Strip shut down after gunman barricades himself inside bus.

Law school program provides free wills to Native Americans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 1:50pm

A University of Denver program is helping Native Americans draft wills, helping overcome a cultural aversion to discuss death.

First trial in 2015 Texas biker shootout delayed by judge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 1:41pm

A judge on Friday postponed the first trial over a 2015 Central Texas gunfight involving rival motorcycle gangs that left nine people dead, 20 others hurt and more than 150 bikers charged.

Highway deaths prompt awareness campaign across Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 1:41pm

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is launching a highway safety awareness campaign after a spate of recent highway deaths.

6-year-old got gun at LA-area school; families kept in dark

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 1:10pm

Authorities learned a 6-year-old brought a gun to an elementary school outside Los Angeles, but parents of other students didn't learn about it for nearly two weeks.

Push to recapture Syrian stronghold from ISIS to start in 'days,' French official says

Saskya Vandoorne, Natalie Gallon and Joe Sterling, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 1:07pm

The battle to recapture the ISIS de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria will begin in "days," France's defense minister said on Friday.

French fighter jets stage flyover over New York harbor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:35pm

French Air Force fighter jets have staged a colorful flyover across New York Harbor.

Self-driving Uber SUV struck during Arizona accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:29pm

Officials say a self-driving Uber SUV was operating on its own when it was struck by another vehicle making a left turn at an intersection in Arizona, where the company is testing autonomous vehicles.

N. Carolina father accused of killing newborn, toddler

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:14pm

A North Carolina father was charged Saturday with stabbing his infant and toddler daughters to death, a day after he drove off with them "in a rage."

Lawyer for bomb suspect wants attempted murder trial moved

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:14pm

A lawyer for the man accused of setting off bombs last year in New Jersey and New York, injuring dozens, is seeking a change of venue for his trial on attempted murder charges stemming from a shootout with police.

Investigators recover data recorder in Georgia plane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:10pm

Federal investigators have recovered a bright orange data recorder, often referred to as a "black box," after the fiery crash of a small plane into a suburban Atlanta subdivision.

High school sports star ordered to trial on rape charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:02pm

A two-sport star at a suburban Pittsburgh high school has been ordered to stand trial on rape and other charges in an alleged assault on a 17-year-old girl.

Ex-US Rep. Stockman expects to be 'vindicated' on charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:00pm

Former U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman says he expects "to be vindicated" on allegations he conspired with staffers to bilk conservative foundations out of at least $775,000 that was meant for charitable purposes and voter education.

Latest Rikers brutality case fuels debate over jail's future

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 11:33am

The latest in a string of brutality cases against Rikers Island guards has added fuel to a growing debate on whether New York City's notoriously violent jail complex has become so dysfunctional it should be shut down.

Bernie Sanders: Dems should get credit for killing AHCA

Sophie Tatum  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 11:32am

Sen. Bernie Sanders and President Donald Trump seem to agree on one thing when it comes to the failure of the GOP health care bill: Blame the Democrats.

American guilty of attacking Japanese tourist gets 22 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 11:22am

A western New York man found guilty of attacking a Japanese tourist in a Niagara Falls park has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.