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Teacher charged with threatening to 'shoot up' her school

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 3:46pm

A North Carolina teacher has been charged with threatening to "shoot up" her school.

Teacher charged with bringing gun to Florida school

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 3:45pm

Authorities say a Florida teacher was arrested after bringing a handgun and knives to the elementary school where she worked.

Life sentence for murder after son finds body years later

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 3:40pm

A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for his wife's murder, which was witnessed by their then-toddler son who found his mother's buried body 21 years later.

Officers shoot knife-wielding man outside South Dakota jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 3:37pm

Authorities say a man was shot outside of a South Dakota jail after he charged at an officer with a knife.

Hundreds protest abortion bans at Utah Capitol building

Morgan Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 3:18pm

Several hundred people gathered in the Utah State Capitol Tuesday afternoon to join a nationwide protest against abortion bans being passed around the country.

Indiana synagogue vandal sentenced to 3 years in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 3:16pm

A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison for spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti and lighting fires outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue.

Texas House Oks school safety bill after mass shooting

Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 3:15pm

A bill that would "harden" Texas campuses with increased security and a boost in student mental health resources has cleared a key hurdle in the Legislature a year after a mass shooting at a local high school killed eight students and two substitute teachers.

Angler's family upset after South Dakota fish record voided

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 3:11pm

The family of an angler whose catfish held a South Dakota record for nearly 70 years is upset that state wildlife officials voided the record.

Man killed in southern Indiana house explosion identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 2:39pm

A coroner has released the name of the man who was killed when an explosion leveled a home in southern Indiana.

Huawei could be the first big casualty of China's clash with America

Sherisse Pham, CNN  |  Posted May 21st - 2:31pm

In little over 30 years, Huawei has gone from scrappy startup to China's most successful global consumer brand. Now it could become the first big casualty of an escalating fight with America over trade and the future of technology.

Ex-police officer gets prison for paying teen girls for sex

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 2:04pm

A Maryland man who pleaded guilty to paying two teenage girls for sex while he was employed as a police officer in Washington, D.C., has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison.

LSU suspends fraternity for alleged hazing, misconduct

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 2:01pm

An LSU fraternity has been suspended amid hazing and misconduct allegations.

Jury set to deliberate in fatal Delaware prison riot

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 1:54pm

Jury deliberations are set to begin in the trial of an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage.

Governor proposes cuts to Idaho administrative rules

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 1:44pm

Republican Idaho Gov. Brad Little is taking public comments on his plan to cut or simplify regulations in what he says are a third of all chapters in the state's administrative rules book.

Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago wants to fire lawyers

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 1:44pm

A Chinese woman charged with lying to illegally enter President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort told a stunned judge Tuesday that she wants to fire her attorneys and represent herself.

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 1:26pm

A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) pleaded guilty in a federal cocaine conspiracy case Tuesday during a hearing that was held in a courthouse loading dock as the defendant lay on a stretcher inside an ambulance.

DOJ offers to share Mueller documents to avoid House action

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 1:18pm

The Justice Department said Tuesday it is willing to provide the House Intelligence Committee with documents from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, as long as the panel agrees not to take any action against Attorney General William Barr.

OAS calls Nicaragua to release jailed protesters by June 18

Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 1:16pm

The Organization of American States called Tuesday on Nicaragua to unconditionally release all prisoners related to anti-government protests that started last year.

Libyan National Army hires firm to forge closer ties with US

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 1:14pm

A Libyan general who has gained control of the city of Benghazi and is believed to have ties to the CIA has hired a Texas-based lobbying firm to help him forge closer relations with the U.S. as he seeks to defeat rival militias and consolidate his hold on the North African country.