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Judge gives FBI more time in alleged serial killer case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 2:26pm

A judge has given the FBI more time to pull data from cellphones collected during its probe of a Gary man accused of killing seven women.

Superintendent apologizes for airing school shooting audio

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 2:05pm

A Pennsylvania school district that played audio clips of the Florida high school mass shooting during a tribute to victims has apologized.

Chicago River dyed green for St. Patrick's Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 1:48pm

The Chicago River has been dyed a bright shade of green, kicking off the city's St. Patrick's Day festivities.

Senators want CIA to lift veil on nominee's black site past

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 1:32pm

Gina Haspel's long spy career is so shrouded in mystery that senators want documents declassified so they can decide if her role at a CIA black site should prevent her from directing the agency.

Immigrant detainee who alleged sex abuse released

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 1:12pm

A Salvadoran woman who said a guard groped her inside an immigration detention facility has been released, advocates said.

AP learns fired McCabe kept personal memos regarding Trump

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 12:58pm

Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Donald Trump and just fired by the attorney general, kept personal memos describing interactions with the president that are similar to the notes compiled by dismissed FBI chief James Comey, The Associated Press has learned.

Michigan shipwreck hunters find schooner that sank in 1873

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 12:43pm

Michigan shipwreck hunters have found the remains of a schooner that sank in Lake Michigan in 1873 during a storm.

US job openings soar to record high of 6.3 million

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 12:26pm

U.S. employers sharply ramped up their demand for workers in January, advertising 6.3 million jobs at the end of the month, the most on records dating back 17 years.

Immigrant reunited with child months after separation by US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 12:19pm

A Congolese mother has been reunited with her 7-year-old daughter months after they crossed the California-Mexico border seeking asylum and were separated by the U.S. government, an American Civil Liberties Union lawyer said Saturday.

Illinois governor race more fierce, costly as primary nears

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 12:12pm

Illinois gubernatorial candidates are making their final push ahead of Tuesday's primary in what's become an increasingly fierce — and expensive — contest.

Harvard to host Florida shooting survivors for panel on guns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 12:04pm

Six students who survived last month's mass shooting at a Florida high school will be visiting Harvard University to talk about guns.

Pence briefly celebrates St. Patrick's Day in Savannah

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:46am

Vice President Mike Pence left Saturday's St. Patrick's Day parade in Georgia's oldest city after walking a short leg of the procession.

BLM postpones meeting on wild horses over notice dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:21am

The federal Bureau of Land Management is postponing an advisory panel's scheduled March 27-28 meeting to make recommendations on wild horses and burros because of a dispute over public notice.

Man unsuccessfully appeals dismissal of his own charges

Mark Gillispie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:15am

Ronald Bergrin appears to have both won and lost Friday when a slightly bemused three-judge appeals court panel upheld dismissal of his charges for threatening an FBI agent after deeming him mentally incompetent to stand trial.

Teacher who fired gun apologizes to California community

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:10am

A teacher at a Northern California high school has apologized for accidentally firing a gun inside his classroom, injuring three students.

The Latest: Pence leaves St. Patrick's Day parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:08am

The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Savannah (all times local):

AP learns fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe maintained personal memos regarding President Donald Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:01am

AP learns fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe maintained personal memos regarding President Donald Trump.

Writing about leaving city for simpler life? Join the club

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:52am

There's yet another account of city dwellers fleeing urban life and materialism for a simpler existence in — where else? Vermont.

California city weighs opting out of so-called sanctuary law

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:29am

A Southern California city will consider an ordinance to exempt itself from a state law that limits cooperation between local police and federal immigration agents.