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US couple found dead in Tijuana, son-in-law charged

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 7:00pm

A United States couple missing for a week in Tijuana were found Friday buried on the property of one of their homes in this border city, Mexican authorities said.

Colorado teen sentenced to 30 years in Xbox killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 6:32pm

A 16-year-old boy was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Friday for fatally shooting a man while trying to steal an Xbox he had arranged to buy.

No jail time for distracted driver who killed 2 cyclists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:41pm

A Florida woman who ran her car into a group of bicyclists in 2018, killing two people, will avoid jail time.

Ex-USA Gymnastics trainer has sexual assault count dropped

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:26pm

Texas prosecutors on Friday dropped a sexual assault charge against a former trainer who worked alongside imprisoned ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar at the famed Karolyi gymnastics ranch.

Louisiana, Alaskan tribes file UN climate change complaint

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:05pm

Four coastal Louisiana tribes and one in Alaska that say the U.S. government violated their human rights by failing to take action on climate change have submitted a formal complaint to the United Nations in Switzerland.

Virginia Supreme Court upholds weapons ban for pro-gun rally next week, rejecting appeal from gun-rights groups

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:51pm

Virginia Supreme Court upholds weapons ban for pro-gun rally next week, rejecting appeal from gun-rights groups.

Hoverboarding dentist convicted of Medicaid fraud in Alaska

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:35pm

An Alaska dentist, who gained notoriety after he was seen in a video riding a hoverboard and pulling teeth, was convicted Friday of defrauding the Alaska Medicaid program.

Billionaire Bloomberg is granted financial disclosure delay

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:33pm

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg won't have to publicly disclose his finances until late March, well after voters in more than a dozen states take to the polls on Super Tuesday.

Your Fitbit could help health officials predict flu outbreaks in real-time

Allen Kim, CNN  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:18pm

That Fitbit you've been wearing could be doing a lot more than tracking your trips to the store. It may help health officials stop the flu from spreading, too.

Rollback proposed for Michelle Obama school lunch guidelines

Carole Feldman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:10pm

The Trump administration on Friday proposed rolling back nutrition guidelines for school meals that had been promoted by Michelle Obama as part of her campaign to combat child obesity.

With governor's reprieve, man released after murder-for-hire

Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:03pm

A man who was serving a life sentence in a 1994 murder-for-hire plot in Tennessee is out of prison and on parole after the former governor granted him a reprieve.

Democrats announce new criteria to qualify for Feb. 7 debate

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:51pm

The Democratic National Committee on Friday announced its criteria for the first debate to be held after voting begins in the 2020 presidential campaign, including a new pathway to the stage based off delegate pledges.

Fired officer arrested, accused of accessing rape database

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:48pm

A North Carolina police officer who had been fired for harassing rape victims continued to access a police database to obtain information about the women, authorities said.

Woman accused of luring slain real estate agent to her death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:05pm

A woman who had worked as a probation officer is accused of luring a real estate agent to a Minnesota house before the agent was kidnapped and killed on New Year's Eve, prosecutors alleged Friday.

Coyote bites officer helping motorist in Ohio's largest city

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:05pm

Police in Ohio's largest city shot and killed a coyote after it bit an officer who had stopped to help a stranded motorist, the police department said.

Prosecutor: Revoke bail for impeachment figure Robert Hyde

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:58pm

A Massachusetts judge is considering whether to revoke bail in a protective order case against a Connecticut man who has emerged as a figure in the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.

Pacino, De Niro among Producers Guild Awards presenters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:30pm

Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Melissa McCarthy are among the presenters for Saturday’s Producers Guild of America Awards.

Aide of former Atlanta mayor wants new trial in records case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:29pm

An ex-aide of former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has requested a new trial to appeal her conviction for violating the state's open records laws.

Anti-Trump protests have shrunk. What’s it mean for 2020?

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:14pm

Days after President Donald Trump killed an Iranian general and said he was sending more soldiers to the Middle East, about 100 protesters stood on a pedestrian bridge over Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive with an illuminated sign that read “No War in Iran.”