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Maryland Gov.: Baltimore County police officer fatally shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:44pm

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has confirmed the death of a Baltimore County police officer who was shot while investigating a suspicious vehicle.

Watchdog says US strategy in Afghanistan shows little result

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:44pm

The Trump administration's revamped Afghanistan strategy has made little progress against the Taliban insurgency, leaving the country a "dangerous and volatile" place nearly 17 years after the U.S. invaded, a government watchdog report said Monday.

Man convicted in 2009 killing asks for third parole

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:42pm

A Utah man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter after fatally shooting his uncle has asked to be released from Utah State Prison for a third time.

Rauners move back to renovated Illinois governor's mansion

Sarah Zimmerman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:36pm

It's moving day for Gov. Bruce Rauner and first lady Diana Rauner, who are returning to the Illinois Governor's Mansion after $15 million in renovations on the historic home.

School shooting victims killed attempting to ward off gunman

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:26pm

At least two of the student victims of a mass shooting at a Texas high school tried to block the advance of a gunman and were killed when he shot through the doors.

Man dies at San Francisco airport in fall from mezzanine

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:25pm

A man has died at San Francisco International Airport after falling from a mezzanine level to a baggage area.

Expert: Meth and pills are problems in US evidence rooms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:23pm

Evidence room problems illustrated by the case of a Utah technician who was fired after being found high on methamphetamine at work are all too common, according to a national police expert.

Maryland governor confirms fatal shooting on duty of Baltimore County Police Officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:22pm

Maryland governor confirms fatal shooting on duty of Baltimore County Police Officer.

Judge considers request to dismiss mystery deaths case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:20pm

Both sides in the case of a Vermont man accused by his family of killing his millionaire grandfather and possibly his mother are sparring over whether the case could continue in New Hampshire.

Ex-Indiana sheriff's official pleads guilty to lying to FBI

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:20pm

A former Lake County Sheriff's Department official has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during a public corruption investigation that led to the conviction of former Sheriff John Buncich.

University official resigns after Afghanistan bombing claim

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:18pm

A high-ranking New York university official resigned Monday after a newspaper challenged his story about surviving a deadly bombing in Afghanistan, being offered a job by former Secretary of State Colin Powell and other claims.

AP Investigation: How two men leveraged access to Trump and Persian Gulf crown princes into millions of dollars

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:16pm

AP Investigation: How two men leveraged access to Trump and Persian Gulf crown princes into millions of dollars.

3-year-old Utah girl falls out of a 2nd-story window

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:12pm

Police say a 3-year-old girl is in critical condition after she fell out of a second-story window.

Autopsies describe fatal prison attack NC hasn't detailed

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:10pm

Inmates used hammers to crush skulls and scissors to spear flesh when they killed four employees last fall in the bloodiest prison escape attempt in North Carolina history, medical examiners determined.

Man digging for tortoises says he planned to eat them

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:09pm

Florida wildlife officials say a man they found in possession of two gopher tortoises, said he didn't want to keep them as pets — he planned to eat them.

Border agent questions 2 women for speaking Spanish

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:09pm

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are reviewing an encounter between a Border Patrol agent and two women who were speaking Spanish at a gas station in northern Montana, the agency said Monday.

Former officer who shot naked man says he was being attacked

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:04pm

A white former Atlanta-area police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked, mentally ill black veteran said he was being attacked when he fired on the man.

School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

Will Weissert and Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:02pm

Texas has more than 1.2 million licensed handgun owners who can openly carry their weapons in public. The state hosted the National Rifle Association's annual meeting two weeks ago. And until Monday, the governor's re-election website was raffling off a shotgun.

Officials identify barricaded man killed in explosion

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:02pm

The Connecticut medical examiner's office has confirmed the identity of man who barricaded himself on his property before dying in an explosion that also injured nine police officers.

USC sued over clinic gynecologist accused of misconduct

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:00pm

Four former University of Southern California students sued the school and an ex-campus gynecologist who they accuse of molesting patients over decades as a "serial sexual predator," according to a court filing Monday.