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Arizona teachers protest in lead-up to Thursday walkout

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:42am

A day ahead of a scheduled walk off the job, Arizona teachers are holding walk-in protests outside public schools.

Child abuse allegations dismissed against Polish-born doctor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:40am

A Michigan judge has dismissed allegations that a Polish-born doctor facing deportation bit his daughter.

SC corrections employees charged in contraband ring

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:39am

More than a dozen South Carolina corrections employees are facing federal charges related to bribery and bringing contraband into the state's institutions a week after a deadly prison riot, according to federal court documents obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday.

Florida Republicans may be forced to act on voting rights

Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:33am

Confronted with a federal judge's looming deadline, Florida Gov. Rick Scott called an extraordinary late-night meeting of top state officials Wednesday to decide what to do about the state's process for restoring voting rights to former prisoners.

Trump meeting with Apple's Tim Cook on trade

Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:30am

President Donald Trump says he's "looking forward" to meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House Wednesday.

The Latest: Police searching for man who killed deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:21am

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Maine sheriff's deputy (all times local):

Court won't reconsider making public family slain autopsies

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:15am

The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday once again rejected requests for unredacted autopsy reports from the unsolved slayings of eight family members.

Judge wants fertility clinic lawsuits merged to single case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:12am

A judge in Cleveland says dozens of lawsuits should be condensed into one case against a fertility clinic that had a storage tank malfunction that destroyed over 4,000 eggs and embryos.

Georgia deputies investigating fatal shooting of man, woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:09am

Hours after the local sheriff described efforts to contain gun violence, two more bodies were found early Wednesday on a street littered with shell casings — Macon's 13th and 14th homicides this year.

Court ends lifetime registration for juvenile sex offenders

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:07am

The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled juveniles cannot be placed on the state's sex offender registry for life.

Sheriff: Deputy investigating robbery at convenience store in Maine fatally shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:00am

Sheriff: Deputy investigating robbery at convenience store in Maine fatally shot.

Ohio school district allows teachers, staff to carry weapons

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:46am

A school board at a southwest Ohio district where a student shot and wounded two classmates has voted to allow teachers and staff to carry weapons.

Latest: Police shooting suspect's family says he's 'lovable'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:29am

The Latest on the shooting of two police officers and an employee of a home improvement store in Dallas (all times local):

Elko man gets 5 years prison for attempted casino stabbing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:23am

A 41-year-old Elko man convicted of trying to stab another man in a hotel-casino parking lot last fall has been sentenced to up to five years in prison.

Settlement reached in lawsuit over disabled man's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:09am

The family of a Maryland man with Down syndrome who died from asphyxiation in 2013 when three sheriff's deputies tried to forcibly remove him from a movie theater has settled a lawsuit against the state and others.

Florida mayor charged with official misconduct, corruption

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:04am

A Florida mayor accused of failing to disclose $335,108 in outside income has bonded out of jail on charges of official misconduct, perjury and misuse of public office.

Gunman wounds 2 Dallas police officers, store employee

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:43am

A man who shot and critically wounded two Dallas police officers and hurt an employee at a home improvement store led law enforcement on a high-speed car chase before he was captured in a late-night arrest.

APNewsBreak: Military sex assault reports jump 10 percent

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:42am

U.S. officials say reports of sexual assaults across the military jumped by nearly 10 percent in 2017, a year that saw a massive online nude-photo sharing scandal rock the services, triggering greater awareness of sexual harassment and other similar complaints.

Police: 9-year-old found in Maine river, brother missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:38am

Police in Maine say a 9-year-old boy who fell into a river along with his younger brother has been found and is in critical condition. Rescuers are searching for his 5-year-old brother.

2 college students accused of rape; fraternity suspended

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:33am

A University of Central Florida fraternity has been placed on interim suspension after a woman told authorities she was gang-raped during a party near the campus.