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Prosecutor won't name man fatally shot by police in Missouri

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:05am

Prosecutors say a man shot by suburban Kansas City police in January has died, but they are refusing to say when or release his name.

Better than a beach photo: Christie spends $85K on portrait

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:02am

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's official portrait will cost $85,000, which is more than taxpayers shelled out for paintings of his three predecessors combined.

Fire damages lodge at premier ski destination in Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:56am

A fire has heavily damaged a lodge at the base of one of the nation's premier ski destinations in central Idaho.

California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:54am

California has reached an agreement with the federal government that the state's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers, Gov. Jerry Brown said.

Teachers use social media in US uprisings, fight for funding

Melissa Daniels, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:40am

The public education uprisings that began in West Virginia and spread to Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky share similar origin stories.

Protesters want release of frat video deemed racist, sexist

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:28am

Protesters at New York's Syracuse University have demanded that the school release video showing racist and sexist behavior by members of a now-suspended fraternity.

School shut after Confederate flag-bearing truck gatherings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:09am

Officials say a potential threat has forced the closure of a central Michigan high school where students parked their pickup trucks adorned with Confederate flags outside for two days.

Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:02am

President Donald Trump said that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it's "not going to be fruitful."

Birmingham police chief steps down amid protection order

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:00am

Birmingham's interim police chief has stepped down after the mother of his two children sought a court order against him protecting her from abuse.

The Latest: US says it's maintaining pressure on North Korea

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:54am

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Man admits setting 9 fires in his neighborhood, gets 2 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:54am

A 44-year-old Louisiana man has admitted setting nine fires in his neighborhood — the last six on his own street.

Lawsuit challenges ban of handguns in home day cares

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:40am

Several gun rights groups have joined a central Illinois couple in a federal lawsuit challenging a ban on handguns in home day cares.

Deputies: Pair brought gun to ultrasound school

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:37am

Sheriff's deputies in Florida stopped a man and woman from entering a technical college after someone called warning that the pair wanted to "take over the school by force."

Woman faces upgraded charges in Missouri officer's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:17am

A Missouri woman accused of dealing drugs from a home where an ex-convict fatally shot one police officer and wounded two others is now charged with first-degree murder and, if convicted, could be sentenced to death or a life in prison.

Philly dad, toddler critically wounded while sitting in car

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:06am

A man and his toddler son were critically wounded when someone fired shots into the vehicle they were sitting in on a Philadelphia street.

Police: Homicide suspect fired weapon at officers, is killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:05am

Police in Florida say a homicide suspect was fatally shot after firing a weapon at officers who ordered him to get out of his car.

Army probing fatal shooting of soldier on Louisiana base

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:03am

The U.S. Army's Criminal Investigation Command is investigating the killing of an 18-year-old soldier at Fort Polk in Louisiana.

College apologizes to students after professor curses

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:56am

A community college in New Jersey has issued an apology after one of its professors was captured on video cursing at a student who considers himself a conservative.

The Latest: AP source: Pompeo, Kim discussed held Americans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 3:09am

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