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Corruption allegations long dogged ex-Mexico security chief

Mark Stevenson and Maria Verza, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:29pm

Mexico's former security chief was dogged by so many allegations of corruption and wrongdoing for so long that some said it was only a matter of time before he would be arrested.

Congress finalizes bill restoring black college funding

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 6:47pm

first to the IRS, then again to the U.S. Department of Education.”

Philip McKeon, "Tommy" on '80s sitcom "Alice," dies at 55

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:34pm

Philip McKeon, who as a child actor was featured as the son of Linda Lavin's Alice Hyatt in the 1980s CBS situation comedy “Alice,” has died in Texas at age 55, a family spokesman said.

Giuliani indicates he'll report on Ukraine trip this week

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:45pm

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, said Tuesday that the president asked him to brief the Justice Department and Republican senators on the findings of his recent trip to Ukraine.

1 arrested, 1 sought in holiday gunfire that wounded 12

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:14pm

One suspect was in custody Tuesday and another was being sought in connection with a Thanksgiving weekend gunfight that injured 12 people at the edge of New Orleans' famous French Quarter.

8 macaroni penguins hatch at Kansas City Zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:13pm

Eight fluffy macaroni penguin chicks have been born at the Kansas City Zoo.

Fox Nation host McHenry sues, alleging harassment by Tyrus

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:10pm

The host of a Fox Nation streaming service program sued Fox News and her former co-host Tuesday, alleging he sent her sexually explicit text messages as he harassed her.

Life sentence for man wounded in confrontation with deputies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:59pm

A Florida man who was wounded last year in a shootout with deputies has been sentenced to life in prison.

Man found guilty of killing 2 doctors in luxury Boston condo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:24pm

A jury found a man guilty Tuesday of killing two doctors in their luxury Boston condominium.

New York City concert to honor Oklahoma native Woody Guthrie

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:47pm

New York City will host a concert in February to mark the 80th anniversary of Oklahoma native Woody Guthrie's classic song, “This Land Is Your Land.”

Prosecutors OK with probation for ex-Trump aide Rick Gates

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:35pm

The Justice Department said Tuesday it is not opposing a sentence of probation for a former Trump campaign official who provided “extraordinary assistance" in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

UNC faculty: Leaders must condemn Confederate statue deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:32pm

Faculty members at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill condemned the state university system for deciding to give a Confederate monument, along with $2.5 million dollars, to a Confederate heritage group.

Newspaper criticizes Clint Eastwood's take on Olympic bombing coverage in 'Richard Jewell'

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:00pm

After a bomb exploded in a downtown Atlanta park midway through the 1996 Olympics, a security guard initially cast as a hero was transformed into a villain virtually overnight. More than 20 years later, a movie to be released later this week, “Richard Jewell,” explores the roles played by law enforcement and the media in the guard's ordeal.

Multistate voter database suspended in lawsuit settlement

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 1:47pm

A much-criticized database that checks whether voters are registered in multiple states has been suspended “for the foreseeable future” until security safeguards are put in place as part of a settlement of a federal lawsuit, a civil rights group said Tuesday.

Confederate group sues Georgia city over rebel flag removal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 1:08pm

A Confederate heritage group is suing a Georgia city over the removal of rebel flags and flagpoles from a historic cemetery where more than 500 Confederate soldiers are buried.

Baby white rhino gets name, frolics in mud at San Diego zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 1:04pm

A white rhino born last month at San Diego Zoo Safari Park has been named Future for what the calf represents to rhino conservation worldwide, officials said.

Cornell widow sues Soundgarden members over solo recordings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 1:00pm

The widow of the late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is suing the remaining band members and business associates over royalties from some of his solo records.

Arkansas woman gets 40 years in prison in plot to kill judge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:24pm

A northwestern Arkansas woman was sentenced to 40 years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill a judge and another man in exchange for thousands of dollars in electronics and art.

6 killed in New Jersey gunbattle, including police officer

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:17pm

Six people, including a police officer and three bystanders, were killed in a furious gun battle Tuesday that filled the streets of Jersey City with the sound of heavy fire for hours, authorities said.