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Georgia school bus crashes into car; child, car driver hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:11am

Authorities say a child and driver have been injured after a school bus carrying about two dozen students crashed with a car southwest of Atlanta in Coweta County.

The Latest: US found out about El Chapo extradition Thursday

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:10am

The Latest on Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman facing drug trafficking and other charges in the United States (all times local):


Prosecutor: Extradition of El Chapo is milestone for justice

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:10am

Saying they were bringing the world's most notorious drug lord to justice, U.S. prosecutors on Friday described Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as the murderous architect of a 3-decade-long web of violence, corruption and drug addiction and announced they were seeking a $14 billion forfeiture from him.


Presidential Limo: Trumps, Obamas on their way to Capitol

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:00am

Following the path of inaugurations past, Donald Trump and Barack Obama rode together to the U.S. Capitol Friday as the real estate mogul and reality TV star who upended American politics prepared to be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. His ascent puts Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years.

Sentencing scheduled for friend of Charleston church shooter

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:41am

Sentencing has been scheduled for a friend of the man sentenced to die for gunning down nine black parishioners during a Bible study in a South Carolina church.

Medical examiner: 3 of 6 victims from plane crash identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:41am

The recovered remains of three of the six people killed when a plane crashed into Lake Erie off Cleveland last month have been identified, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner said Friday.

Woman charged in teen's shooting says she felt unsafe

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:33am

A central Georgia woman charged with shooting a teenage boy in the head said she and her husband had been terrorized by young people throwing rocks for days for days before she opened fire.

Suspect in Orlando officer's slaying interrupts judge

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:32am

A day after an expletive-laced court appearance on charges he killed his pregnant ex-girlfriend, a fugitive was more subdued but still interrupted and refused to answer questions when he went before a judge Friday on five new charges filed against him in the death of Orlando police officer.

Navajo leaders consider switching name to Dine Nation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:31am

Navajo Nation leaders are considering changing the name of the tribal government from Navajo to Dine (dih-NEH').

Police: Deputy fatally shoots armed man in Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:31am

Virginia State Police say a Caroline County sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man who threatened to harm himself and deputies and refused to drop a handgun during a domestic call.

The Latest: Gas station worker: Woman ran in screaming

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:22am

The Latest on the shooting of a police officer in a town outside New Orleans (all times local):

UCLA's Ball, Villanova's Josh Hart lead list of top players

Aaron Beard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:51am

It didn't take long to spot college basketball's top performers this season, not with star UCLA freshman Lonzo Ball flirting with a triple-double and Kansas' Frank Mason III scoring 30 on opening night.

Pedestrian dead after being hit by Mississippi police car

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:51am

Authorities in Mississippi are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a police vehicle in Gulfport.

Man arrested in Ecuador in brazen NYC theft of gold flakes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:40am

The New York Police Department says a man has been arrested in Ecuador in the brazen theft of an 86-pound bucket of gold flakes worth nearly $1.6 million off an armored truck in midtown Manhattan.

Cops: Teller throws GPS in bag with cash to nab bank robber

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:30am

Police say a quick-thinking bank teller in Pennsylvania helped them catch a robber by tossing a GPS device into the money sack he took.

Only minor injuries after truck smashes through side of bus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:00am

Authorities say several people escaped with minor injuries after a pickup truck smashed through the side of a public transit bus in Syracuse.

Raining $20s: Money falls out of armored car on interstate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 6:50am

Police say a number of people grabbed some quick cash when the back of an armored car opened on Interstate 40 in Raleigh.

Lottery loser waives consolidated threat charges to court

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 6:50am

A Philadelphia woman accused of making repeated obscene and threatening phone calls to Pennsylvania Lottery headquarters has waived her right to a preliminary hearing after prosecutors consolidated some charges.

Guilty plea by man in $3M Connecticut jewelry heist

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 6:21am

A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty for his role in a kidnapping and the theft of about $3 million worth of merchandise from a Connecticut jewelry store.