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Son found guilty but insane in death of Oklahoma politician

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:22am

An Oklahoma man has been found not guilty by reason of insanity in the fatal stabbing of his father, who served as the state's labor commissioner at the time of his death.


Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:02am

President Donald Trump said that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it's "not going to be fruitful."

Birmingham police chief steps down amid protection order

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:00am

Birmingham's interim police chief has stepped down after the mother of his two children sought a court order against him protecting her from abuse.

The Latest: US says it's maintaining pressure on North Korea

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:54am

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Man admits setting 9 fires in his neighborhood, gets 2 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:54am

A 44-year-old Louisiana man has admitted setting nine fires in his neighborhood — the last six on his own street.

Lawsuit challenges ban of handguns in home day cares

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:40am

Several gun rights groups have joined a central Illinois couple in a federal lawsuit challenging a ban on handguns in home day cares.

Deputies: Pair brought gun to ultrasound school

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:37am

Sheriff's deputies in Florida stopped a man and woman from entering a technical college after someone called warning that the pair wanted to "take over the school by force."

Woman faces upgraded charges in Missouri officer's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:17am

A Missouri woman accused of dealing drugs from a home where an ex-convict fatally shot one police officer and wounded two others is now charged with first-degree murder and, if convicted, could be sentenced to death or a life in prison.

Philly dad, toddler critically wounded while sitting in car

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:06am

A man and his toddler son were critically wounded when someone fired shots into the vehicle they were sitting in on a Philadelphia street.

Police: Homicide suspect fired weapon at officers, is killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:05am

Police in Florida say a homicide suspect was fatally shot after firing a weapon at officers who ordered him to get out of his car.

Army probing fatal shooting of soldier on Louisiana base

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:03am

The U.S. Army's Criminal Investigation Command is investigating the killing of an 18-year-old soldier at Fort Polk in Louisiana.

Calif. governor says deal reached on National Guard mission

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 5:39am

California reached an agreement with the federal government that the state's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers, Gov. Jerry Brown said. The announcement comes after a week of uncertainty in which President Donald Trump bashed the governor's insistence that troops avoid immigration-related work.

College apologizes to students after professor curses

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:56am

A community college in New Jersey has issued an apology after one of its professors was captured on video cursing at a student who considers himself a conservative.

The Latest: AP source: Pompeo, Kim discussed held Americans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 3:09am

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The Latest: Trump: Barbara Bush a 'titan in American life'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 12:32am

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Teacher uprisings harness social media in fight for funding

Melissa Daniels, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 12:22am

The public education uprisings that began in West Virginia and spread to Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky share similar origin stories.

Package bomber set to be executed for judge's murder

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 10:40pm

A package bomber who created a wave of terror across the South is scheduled to be executed in Alabama, nearly 30 years after killing a federal judge with a bomb mailed to his home.

Judge to rule on request to dismiss Greitens indictment

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 10:26pm

A St. Louis judge is expected to rule Thursday on whether to dismiss a felony criminal indictment against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens due to mistakes by the prosecutor and a private investigator she hired.

Judge could release man who admitted to string of killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 10:24pm

A man who confessed to killing three people and now wants to be released from an Ohio prison under a plea deal is due back in court.