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Illinois woman sentenced to prison in cancer fraud case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 6:59am

A western Illinois woman accused of falsely claiming she and her son had cancer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Widow of slain NYPD detective gives birth to their daughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 6:59am

The widow of a slain New York City detective has given birth to their child more than two years after his death.

Wild ponies swim across Chincoteague in 92 annual event

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 6:51am

It's time for the 92 annual Chincoteague pony penning.

Texas officer hurt, suspect killed in early-morning gunfight

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 6:40am

Authorities say a police officer is in serious condition after a fatal gunfight outside an apartment complex in San Antonio.

Barricades in beach destination coming down after shootings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 6:12am

A South Carolina coastal city will begin removing barricades set up along a key street after six shootings in three days in June.

Police: Woman arrested after topless road rage attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 6:10am

Police say a Massachusetts motorist has been arrested after getting out of her sport utility vehicle, removing her shirt and charging topless while holding a knife toward another motorist.

Police in east Arkansas shoot teen outside youth shelter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 6:00am

Authorities are investigating after police shot and critically wounded a 16-year-old boy outside of an emergency shelter for juveniles in eastern Arkansas.

Man accused of killing deputy, 7 others due in court

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 5:50am

A Mississippi man charged with killing a deputy, his mother-in-law and six others who were his relatives or acquaintances is due in court on Wednesday.

Morrisey urges US Supreme Court to overturn gun ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 5:16am

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, joined by four other states, has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling they say infringes on gun rights.

Police: Woman hears footsteps, learns man living in attic

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 5:00am

A woman in Virginia who heard noises in her home in the middle of the night soon learned that a man was living in her attic.

Stolen tortoise found and returned to animal shelter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 4:45am

New York City police have found a rare tortoise that was stolen from an animal shelter.

Ohio execution of condemned man set; 1st in over 3 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 4:05am

Ohio is preparing to put a condemned child killer to death in the state's first execution in more than three years.

Senate Judiciary Committee withdraws subpoena for Manafort

Chad Day and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:50am

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman will not be testifying Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, as originally scheduled, after the committee rescinded its subpoena.

Parents, former Scouts alarmed by Trump's speech at jamboree

John Raby and Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:30am

No knot-tying demonstrations. No wood-carving advice. President Donald Trump went straight to starting a fire in a speech at a national Boy Scout gathering.

House punishes Russia, blocks Trump from waiving penalties

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:15am

Eager to punish Russia for meddling in the 2016 election, the House has overwhelmingly backed a new package of sanctions against Moscow that prohibits President Donald Trump from waiving the penalties without first getting permission from Congress.

Dad: Ex-Marine killed in Syria 'had a mission' in IS battle

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:00am

A former Marine believed so strongly in the war against the Islamic State group that he secretly traveled to Syria, where he was killed this month while fighting for a Kurdish militia group.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tweets about Clinton, Sessions, FBI

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:54am

In invoking Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, and complaining that his own attorney general is not holding her accountable, President Donald Trump rehashed concerns that have preoccupied him since the campaign last year.

Trump says 'time will tell' fate of attorney general

Jonathan Lemire and Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:31am

President Donald Trump has cranked up the heat on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, scorning him as "very weak" and refusing to say whether he'll fire the nation's top law enforcement officer and his onetime political ally. It was an extraordinary public rebuke, and even fellow Republicans pushed back forcefully.

Authorities warn virtual kidnapping scams are on the rise

Robert Jablon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:56am

The caller who rang Valerie Sobel's cellphone had a horrifying message: "We have Simone's finger. Do you want to see the rest of her in a body bag?"