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20 years after school attack, Columbine remembers 13 lost

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 10:34pm

A Colorado community will mark the 20th anniversary of the attack on Columbine High School on Saturday with community service projects and a ceremony remembering the 13 people killed by teenage gunmen.

Feds ask for 18-month sentence in Russian agent case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:48pm

U.S. prosecutors say a Russian gun-rights activist who admitted being a secret agent for the Kremlin should serve an 18-month prison sentence.

Romney on Mueller report: I am 'sickened' by 'dishonesty and misdirection' of Trump

Jamie Ehrlich, CNN  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:07pm

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney issued a sharp rebuke of President Donald Trump on Friday following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, saying he was "sickened" by details in revealed in the document.

Undersheriff: Teen's death likely preceded Colorado manhunt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:04pm

A Colorado undersheriff who led the search for a Florida teenager whose actions prompted tightened security at Columbine High School ahead of the 20th anniversary of an attack there that killed 13 people said she likely killed herself before police launched a massive manhunt.

Man convicted of murder at 13 pleads to exposure charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 5:43pm

A Detroit-area man convicted of murder at age 13 has pleaded guilty to an indecent exposure charge.

US authorities: Marijuana involvement imperils citizenship

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 5:22pm

Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it's legal in the state where they live, can be denied citizenship because the drug is still illegal under federal law.

Mississippi raises high-stakes reading bar for third graders

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 5:15pm

More than 35,000 Mississippi third graders sat down in front of computer this week to take reading tests, facing a state mandate to "level up" or not advance to fourth grade. But with the bar set higher this year, state and local officials expect more students will fail the initial test, even with efforts to improve teaching.

Prosecutor: No charges against Arkansas officer in shooting

Andrew Demillo and Hannah Grabenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 4:48pm

Prosecutors on Friday declined to file charges against a Little Rock police officer who fatally shot a man by firing at least 15 times into the windshield as the car was in motion.

Pilot in fiery California crash identified as Utah man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 4:07pm

A pilot killed in a fiery plane crash at a Southern California airport has been identified as a 48-year-old Utah man.

Records: Writer was near husband's work at time of killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:53pm

A self-published romance writer charged with killing her chef husband in Portland, Oregon, was seen near her husband's work around the time he was fatally shot there, unsealed court documents said.

Boy, 14, missing since weekend found buried on Ohio farm

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:37pm

Authorities say the body of a 14-year-old boy reported missing Sunday has been found in a shallow grave on a northeast Ohio farm.

A few things you might have missed from the Mueller report

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:29pm

Special counsel Robert Mueller's report focuses on the seminal questions of whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with the Russians and whether the president sought to illegally obstruct the investigation.

Emotional statements from parents, kids in torture case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:21pm

A Southern California couple who pleaded guilty to locking up and abusing 12 of their 13 children for years, as well as some of the victims, made their first public comments Friday during an emotion-charged hearing where the parents were sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.

Heiress pleads guilty in NXIVM sex slave case

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:17pm

An heiress pleaded guilty on Friday in a sensational case accusing a cult-like upstate New York group of creating a secret harem of sex slaves for the group's self-anointed spiritual leader.

Wealthy heiress pleads guilty to charges in sex-trafficking conspiracy case against self-help group NXIVM

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:14pm

Wealthy heiress pleads guilty to charges in sex-trafficking conspiracy case against self-help group NXIVM.

Fake news? Mueller isn't buying it

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:04pm

President Donald Trump and his team love to deride unfavorable stories as "fake news," but it's clear from Robert Mueller's report that the special counsel isn't buying it.

Louisiana man gets jail time for threatening President Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 2:57pm

A Louisiana man has been sentenced to three years and 10 months in federal prison for making threats against President Donald Trump.

Family: Boy thrown from Mall of America balcony recovering

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 2:54pm

The family of a 5-year-old boy thrown off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America last week says he's "showing real signs of recovery" but remains in intensive care.

The Latest: Democrats increase pressure for Mueller report

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 2:45pm

The Latest on congressional reaction to special counsel Robert Mueller's report (all times local):

Wolf population declining in Yellowstone National Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 2:25pm

Officials say Yellowstone National Park's gray wolf population has dropped to about 80 wolves — less than half of the highest population mark in the park.