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2 crash victims, 1 suicide after police chase in New Orleans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:43pm

A car fleeing Louisiana State Police troopers has crashed in New Orleans, killing a 2-year-old girl and a man who were thrown from the vehicle. Police say a third man killed himself at the scene.

Man who died during armed robbery identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:40pm

The Dane County Medical Examiner has identified the man who died during an armed robbery at a Culver's restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin.

Inmate fatally shot, deputy wounded inside Tennessee clinic

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:34pm

Officials say an inmate was killed and an officer wounded after the prisoner attacked one of his escorts inside a Tennessee clinic.

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Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol

Jill Bleed and Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:24pm

A man yelled "Freedom!" as he crashed his vehicle into Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument early Wednesday, nearly three years after he was arrested in the destruction of Oklahoma's monument at its state Capitol, authorities said.

Sept. 11 worker facing deportation is freed from detention

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:18pm

A onetime Sept. 11 World Trade Center cleanup volunteer who faces possible deportation over a 1990 drug conviction but was pardoned by the governor was freed from immigration detention on Wednesday.

Complaint: Woman blames video stunt for boyfriend's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:16pm

A Minnesota woman charged in the fatal shooting of her boyfriend told authorities it was a video stunt gone wrong.

Justice Dept. group honors transgender teen in bathroom case

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:16pm

A transgender teen who sued to be able to use the boys' bathroom was honored Wednesday by members of a Justice Department whose leadership undercut his landmark case before it could be heard by the Supreme Court.

Trump urges passage of House immigration bills

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:16pm

President Donald Trump is urging the House to pass legislation that would stiffen punishments on people who re-enter the U.S. illegally and for "sanctuary" jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate with federal deportation forces.

Man sentenced to 10 years for killing daughter's boyfriend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:05pm

A Vermont farmer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing his daughter's boyfriend and burying his body beneath a manure pile.

Sister of WWII soldier gets his long-lost Purple Heart

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:05pm

A New Jersey woman whose brother was killed during World War II received his long-lost Purple Heart and the flag that was used at his burial.

With 40 months to go, Trump holds re-election fundraiser

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:05pm

First-time candidate Donald Trump got a late start on fundraising in 2016, holding his first big-ticket donor event only five months before Election Day. That won't be the case next time.

Michigan sues Flint after council refuses to OK water deal

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:54pm

The state of Michigan sued Flint Wednesday, alleging that the city council's refusal to approve a broadly backed deal to buy water long term from a Detroit-area system is endangering public health in the wake of a crisis that has largely been blamed on the state itself.

The Latest: Reporters barred from Trump fundraiser after all

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:50pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's first re-election fundraiser (all times local):

Up to 90 mph wind recorded in Laramie

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:46pm

Wind gusts of up to 90 mph knocked out power and downed trees in Laramie in southeast Wyoming.

Lawsuit: Mississippi political scandal pushed man to suicide

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:46pm

Relatives of a Mississippi man who killed himself are suing a mayor, police officers and a law firm, saying they are part of a political network that pushed him to suicide during a bitterly-fought U.S. Senate race.

FBI agent in court on charge of lying about rancher shooting

Steven Dubois, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:34pm

An FBI agent pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that he lied about shooting at a key figure in last year's armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge just before the man was killed by Oregon police.

Former Kansas patrol trooper indicted for excessive force

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:30pm

A former Kansas Highway Patrol trooper has been indicted on a charge alleging that he used excessive force.

Officials: Shooter scare at Army base was false alarm

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:23pm

A security scare that shut down an Alabama Army base and sparked fears of a shooting was a false alarm, the military said Wednesday.

Michigan man's bid to overturn murder convictions halted

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:23pm

A Michigan man has lost his effort to reverse his murder and sexual assault convictions from the 1980s.

Iraq refugee with ties to kidnapper pleads guilty to fraud

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:23pm

An Iraqi refugee living in Virginia who was accused of hiding her ties to the kidnapper of a U.S. contractor has pleaded guilty to an unrelated fraud charge.