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Police: Girl, 9, hit and killed by school bus in Maryland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:43am

A fourth -grader who was hit by a school bus in Maryland has died.

Police remove car over similarity to one used in attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:43am

The Charlottesville Police Department is taking a Dodge Challenger out of service because of its similarity to the car used in a fatal attack during a 2017 white supremacist rally.

Something in the Water to show Post Malone, A$AP Rocky, more

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 3:50am

The 2020 lineup for the Something in the Water music festival in Virginia includes Post Malone, Chance the Rapper, Pharrell and Friends, A$AP Rocky, Tyler, the Creator, and more.

Pastrnak the Unpredictable: Bruins winger is dominating NHL

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 1:22am

he expects it — and figures Bergeron and Marchand would put Pastrnak back in line, if needed.

House committee to take historic vote on Trump impeachment

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:13pm

The House Judiciary Committee is expected to approve articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Friday after abruptly shutting down a 14-hour session late Thursday following a marathon slog through Republican amendments aimed at killing the charges.

Suspect in Planned Parenthood shooting to appear in court

Thomas Peipert, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:36pm

A man accused of killing three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado in 2015 is set to appear in U.S. District Court on Friday on new charges that were filed after his murder case in state court stalled.

Wisconsin judge hears challenge to 234K voter registrations

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:05pm

A Wisconsin judge will consider Friday whether to immediately toss out the registrations of up to 234,000 voters in a lawsuit brought by conservatives that could make it more difficult for people to vote next year in the key swing state.

Chicago cop suspended after unarmed, autistic teen shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:28pm

An off-duty Chicago police officer was suspended Thursday for six months after authorities say he shot an unarmed, autistic teen in 2017 on the city's South Side.

Los Angeles police officer charged with fondling corpse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:27pm

A Los Angeles police officer who allegedly fondled a dead woman's breast was charged Thursday with a felony, authorities said.

Boat safety law proposed after California fire killed 34

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 6:54pm

A group of California congressional members have proposed tighter safety standards for small boats after a diving charter vessel burned and sank in September, killing 34 people.

Slain Arkansas officer fondly remembered at funeral service

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 6:36pm

An Arkansas police officer who was fatally shot as he sat in his patrol car has been remembered for his integrity, professionalism as well as for his infectious smile and goofy laugh.

Trial-ready: Pelosi faces choice on impeachment prosecutors

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 5:16pm

There's a campaign going on in Washington that even the most garrulous members of Congress aren't eager to talk about: to be part of a team of uncertain size, with a risky mission, to be named by a leader who isn't talking about what she's looking for or when she'll decide.

Massacre in Mexico spurs Mitt Romney, others to treat cartels as terrorists

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 5:13pm

A group of Republicans senators, including Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, introduced legislation Thursday that would treat drug cartels as terrorist organizations and make them subject to sanctions.

Woman accidentally shot by toddler in parked SUV

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 4:53pm

A woman was accidentally shot by her toddler Thursday in the parking lot of a Florida shopping center, authorities said.

US charges Army vet with threatening to shoot congressman

John O'Connor, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 4:46pm

A 64-year-old Army veteran has been charged in federal court with making a threatening communication against an Illinois congressman,

Man convicted in 2017 Charlottesville car attack to appeal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 4:08pm

An Ohio man plans to appeal his convictions for driving his car into a crowd of counterprotestors during a 2017 white nationalist rally in Virginia.

US academics detained, removed from Russia over visa mix-up

Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 3:42pm

Five academics from New York's University at Buffalo were ordered to leave Russia after authorities there determined they had violated their tourist visas by giving a lecture, the university said Thursday.

Kentucky restores voting rights to nonviolent felons

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 3:41pm

Professing his belief in redemption, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order Thursday to restore voting rights for more than 140,000 nonviolent offenders who have completed their sentences.

Black bears in Florida to remain off limits to hunters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 3:33pm

The once-threatened black bear will continue to be off limits to Florida hunters, as part of a 10-year management plan approved Wednesday by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.