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Teacher apologizes for accidentally firing gun in classroom

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 5:12pm

A teacher at a Northern California high school has apologized for accidentally firing a gun inside his classroom, causing minor injuries to three students.

The Latest: Man kills person at California mall, wounds self

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 5:02pm

The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Southern California mall (all times local):

The Latest: AP source says McCabe kept notes on Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 4:43pm

The Latest on the dismissal of Andrew McCabe, a former FBI deputy director (all times local):

McCabe kept memos on Trump dealings; Mueller now has them

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 4:42pm

Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Donald Trump and just fired by the attorney general, kept personal memos detailing interactions with the president that have been provided to the special counsel's office and are similar to the notes compiled by dismissed FBI chief James Comey, The Associated Press has learned.

Shooting prompts lockdown at suburban Cleveland mall

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 4:38pm

The police chief in a Cleveland suburb where a shooting prompted the lockdown of a popular shopping mall says a suspect is in custody and a victim is hospitalized in stable condition.

2 Romanians sentenced in multistate ATM skimming scheme

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 4:34pm

Two Romanian nationals convicted in a multistate ATM skimming scheme have been sentenced to prison.

The Latest: 3rd vehicle pulled from bridge collapse wreckage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 4:28pm

The Latest on the deadly pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami (all times local):

Illinois governor race more fierce, costly as primary nears

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 4:20pm

The candidates for Illinois governor are making their final push ahead of Tuesday's primary, greeting voters and sinking more money into what's become an increasingly fierce — and expensive — contest.

Man found dead in parked California van had criminal history

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 3:54pm

Authorities say a homeless man found dead with others believed to be his girlfriend and their two children in a parked van in Southern California had a lengthy rap sheet.

Texas authorities: At least 12 arrested for animal ritual

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 3:49pm

Authorities in Texas have arrested at least a dozen people for animal cruelty after interrupting what they believe was ritual sacrifice.

5 doctors charged with taking kickbacks to tout painkiller

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 3:32pm

Five New York City doctors were arrested Friday on charges that they accepted bribes and kickbacks from an Arizona-based pharmaceutical company to prescribe large volumes of a highly addictive painkiller.

Police: Colorado home invasion suspects arrested in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 3:25pm

Utah authorities arrested a couple sought in an armed home invasion in Greeley, Colorado, but not before one suspect bolted from a motel room and hid in a parked car.

UK probing Facebook after Cambridge Analytica suspension

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 2:44pm

Britain's information commissioner is investigating whether Facebook data was "illegally acquired and used," after the social network suspended Cambridge Analytica, a firm that worked for U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

Judge gives FBI more time in alleged serial killer case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 2:26pm

A judge has given the FBI more time to pull data from cellphones collected during its probe of a Gary man accused of killing seven women.

Superintendent apologizes for airing school shooting audio

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 2:05pm

A Pennsylvania school district that played audio clips of the Florida high school mass shooting during a tribute to victims has apologized.

Chicago River dyed green for St. Patrick's Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 1:48pm

The Chicago River has been dyed a bright shade of green, kicking off the city's St. Patrick's Day festivities.

Senators want CIA to lift veil on nominee's black site past

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 1:32pm

Gina Haspel's long spy career is so shrouded in mystery that senators want documents declassified so they can decide if her role at a CIA black site should prevent her from directing the agency.

Immigrant detainee who alleged sex abuse released

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 1:12pm

A Salvadoran woman who said a guard groped her inside an immigration detention facility has been released, advocates said.

Michigan shipwreck hunters find schooner that sank in 1873

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 12:43pm

Michigan shipwreck hunters have found the remains of a schooner that sank in Lake Michigan in 1873 during a storm.