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14-year-old pretends he's a NY cop, robs a legally blind man

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 1:55pm

Police say a 14-year-old boy posing as a police officer was arrested for snatching a legally blind man's wallet in a Manhattan subway station — while pretending to help him.

Principal apologizes for 'insensitive' prom tickets language

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 1:54pm

The principal of a New Jersey high school has apologized for what he called "insensitive" language on tickets for the upcoming senior prom.

Ticket sold in New Jersey wins Powerball jackpot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 1:36pm

Lottery officials say a single ticket sold at a New Jersey grocery store won the Powerball jackpot worth an estimated $315.3 million.

5 teens involved in fatal crash were high school students

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 1:28pm

The teenagers killed in a Massachusetts car crash were identified as high school track team members with a promising future.

Academics skeptical of Utah Lake 'island city' proposal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 1:14pm

An ambitious proposal to build an island city on Utah Lake to help stymie toxic algae blooms that plague the water got a boost from Utah lawmakers this year, but not everyone thinks it's a good idea.

'Hope and healing': Texas town worships after school attack

Juan A. Lozano and Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 1:12pm

Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship services since a teenager with a shotgun blasted his way into a high school art classroom and killed 10 people — eight students and two substitute teachers.

Trial set for Wyoming man accused of killing pregnant woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 12:38pm

A Wyoming man charged in the July 2016 shooting deaths of his girlfriend and her unborn baby at a cabin in Idaho is scheduled to go to trial in June 2019.

Database will give police info on people with disabilities

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 12:34pm

A new database will alert Ohio law enforcement officers about motorists and passengers with communication disabilities who could be mistaken for someone impaired or a threat.

Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaign

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 12:30pm

President Donald Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether it or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any demands or requests came from the Obama administration.

Boy, 3, rescued from manure pit on farm

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:52am

Officials say emergency crews rescued a 3-year-old boy who fell into a manure pit on a farm near Philadelphia.

Family, friends recall shooting victims' optimism, humor

Juan Lozano and Sarah Zimmerman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:46am

Hardworking. Funny. Loving.

Tanker rollover closes lane of Interstate 15 near Bountiful

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:43am

Utah Highway Patrol officials say a tanker rollover crash has closed a portion of Interstate 15 near Bountiful.

3 killed in boat crash on Missouri lake; operator arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:24am

Authorities allege a Kansas man was intoxicated when the boat he was operating struck a rock bluff on the Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri, killing three friends.

Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:01am

Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week.

The Latest: Texas church victim attended provides counseling

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:52am

The Latest on the Texas school shooting (all times local):

USS Manchester to be commissioned soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:43am

A U.S. Navy combat ship named for New Hampshire's largest city will be commissioned soon.

Iraqi, Syrian guides bring views to Philadelphia museum

Natalie Pompilio, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:33am

Three Iraqi natives and a Syrian woman have been enlisted as guides to share a modern cultural perspective with visitors to new Middle Eastern galleries at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia.

Review clears deputy who searched for trapped Ohio teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:17am

A sheriff's office has cleared the actions of a deputy who unsuccessfully searched for a 16-year-old boy who died while being trapped in a minivan.

The Latest: Incoming NRA president addresses school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:12am

The Latest on the school shooting in Texas (all times local):