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Man fought gunman: He 'was going to have to work to kill me'

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 2:59pm

The man who wrestled the gun away from a Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he were going to die, the gunman would "have to work to kill me."

Husband of former Senate leader to face judge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 2:06pm

More details about the case against the estranged husband of former Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg could emerge when Bryon Hefner makes his first court appearance.

Police: Man fires 121 rounds into hunting cabin, later dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 1:55pm

State police say a man believed to have fired scores of rounds into a Pennsylvania hunting cabin before fleeing has been found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Prosecutors say terror suspect doesn't qualify for immunity

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 1:38pm

Federal prosecutors say a former California college student charged with providing material support for a terrorist group isn't entitled to the sort of immunity that often applies to soldiers in national armies during wartime.

With dogs in tow, Maine community remembers Barbara Bush

Robert Bukaty, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 1:37pm

About 200 people gathered on a Maine beach — some with dogs in tow — on Sunday to remember Barbara Bush, who with her husband, former President George H.W. Bush, spent years at their summer home in Kennebunkport.

A joyful reunion with birth parents leads to incest, murder

Dave Collins and Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 1:33pm

What started out as a joyful reunion of a young woman with her birth parents soon turned sour, then shocking, and finally deadly.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 1:33pm

Police: Nashville shooting suspect arrested last year by Secret Service for being in restricted area near White House.

Authorities in Tennessee say suspect in Nashville shooting is still at large, possibly with two guns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 1:28pm

Authorities in Tennessee say suspect in Nashville shooting is still at large, possibly with two guns.

NY reps ask FTC to probe reports of 9/11 compensation scam

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 1:21pm

Three New York congressional representatives are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate reports that scammers are posing as Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund staffers to get first responders' and survivors' personal information.

Texas 8th-graders asked to list positives of slavery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 1:18pm

A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery.

Idaho Supreme Court rules on slip-and-fall lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 1:06pm

The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that a lower court must once again review a slip-and-fall lawsuit against Walmart.

4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:53pm

A gunman wearing nothing but a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville and shot four people to death before dawn Sunday, according to police, who credited a customer with saving lives by wresting the assailant's weapon away.

All explosives stolen from worksite believed recovered

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:52pm

Law enforcement authorities say they believe they have recovered all of the explosives stolen from a worksite in Pennsylvania.

Police try to unlock phone with dead man's finger in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:43pm

Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man's finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of their investigation.

2 children among 3 found dead in central California home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:39pm

Homicide detectives are investigating the deaths of three people, including two young children, whose bodies were found early Sunday inside a central California home, authorities said.

Central Idaho county exploring public defense options

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:27pm

Blaine County commissioners say they are contemplating establishing an in-house office to provide representation for poor people caught in the criminal justice system.

Man who went on sex trips gets 330 years for child porn

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:17pm

A Florida man has been sentenced to 330 years in prison on child pornography charges after authorities say he took sex tourism trips to the Philippines and made and posted videos of sexual encounters he had with young children.

Trial set to begin for ex-Arizona lawmaker in Alaska killing

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:11pm

A trial is set to begin this week for a former Arizona state lawmaker accused of killing a man on a hunting and fishing trip in Alaska.

Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn't.

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:09pm

President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that's not the case.

White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 11:45am

The White House says President Donald Trump has no intention of firing special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.