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Arizona man gets 68 years in prison in Nevada standoff case

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:51pm

A federal judge sentenced a Phoenix man Wednesday to 68 years in prison for his role as a gunman in a standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up cattle near the Nevada ranch of anti-government activist Cliven Bundy three years ago.

The Latest: Alabama lawmaker makes offer to Sessions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:51pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local):

Allentown mayor, ex-Reading mayor, charged with corruption

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:51pm

The mayor of Allentown and the former mayor of Reading have been indicted on federal corruption charges.

Maryland board OKs settlement in police custody death case

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:41pm

A state board in Maryland approved a $400,000 settlement on Wednesday in the case of a Baltimore man who died during a struggle with police, and a second settlement with the city could bring the total amount of compensation to $1 million.

Appeals court lets suit by Michael Brown's friend press on

Jim Suhr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:41pm

A federal appeals court has upheld a judge's refusal to throw out a lawsuit questioning a Ferguson police officer's use of force against the man who was with Michael Brown when that officer shot Brown to death three years ago.

House GOP works to deliver on border wall for Trump

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:36pm

House Republican allies of President Donald Trump are intent on giving him a long-sought victory in Congress by finally making a down payment on his long-promised wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.

Police ID kilt-clad man accused of attacking officer with ax

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:36pm

Authorities have identified a Virginia man who police killed after officials say the shirtless, kilt-wearing man attacked an officer with a small ax.

Thunderbirds air show in Cheyenne grounded by weather

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:36pm

The annual air show during Cheyenne Frontier Days in Wyoming has been canceled because of weather poor conditions.

Police fatally shoot teen outside Arkansas youth shelter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:33pm

Police officers fatally shot a 16-year-old boy outside an emergency shelter for juveniles in eastern Arkansas and a criminal investigation is underway, state police said.

Advocate: Fees, loans threaten pardoned brothers' livelihood

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:33pm

Lawyer fees and high-interest loans are threatening the financial futures of two North Carolina brothers who have collected hundreds of thousands of dollars for their three decades of wrongful imprisonment, a court-appointed advocate said Wednesday.

The Latest: Teenager shot by east Arkansas police identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:23pm

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a teenager outside of an Arkansas youth shelter (all times local):

Latest: 34-year-old Mexican citizen among dead immigrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:13pm

The Latest on the deaths of 10 people whose bodies were found in a sweltering tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio (all times local):

Small plane crashes on Utah interstate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:13pm

Authorities say a small plane has crashed on Interstate 15 in northern Utah, closing most of the road and leaving blackened wreckage on the median.

Mark Klaasen nominated for US attorney in Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:13pm

President Donald Trump has nominated Mark Klaassen as the chief federal law enforcement officer for Wyoming.

Trucker in deadly smuggling operation to testify next month

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:11pm

A scheduled detention hearing for a truck driver charged in the deaths of 10 immigrants found inside his sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio has been canceled.

Suspect in death of Massachusetts runner held without bail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:56pm

A man charged with killing a Google employee from New York who went missing while out for a run near her mother's Massachusetts home has pleaded not guilty.

Grand jury to get case of man accused of killing 8

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:52pm

A grand jury can decide whether to indict a Mississippi man charged with killing a deputy, his mother-in-law and six others who were his relatives or acquaintances, a judge said Wednesday.

Trump again rips attorney general but may want him to stay

Jonathan Lemire and Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:52pm

President Donald Trump kept up his public pelting of Jeff Sessions on Wednesday even as the White House suggested that the attorney general should just press ahead with doing his job.

Minneapolis police chief tightens officer body camera policy

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:52pm

Minneapolis police officers will be required to have their body cameras on when they respond to calls and make traffic stops, the acting police chief announced Wednesday, following widespread criticism that two officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 911 caller had not activated their cameras.

Pence's $1 million fundraiser featured Ivanka Trump

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:48pm

While the president was in Ohio for a political rally late Tuesday, his daughter was in Washington helping Vice President Mike Pence raise money for his own political effort.