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Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan to speak at Naval Academy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:05pm

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is scheduled to speak at the U.S. Naval Academy's graduation and commissioning ceremony next month.

3 sought in $450K colonoscopy instruments theft at hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:04pm

Police say two men and a woman broke into a Philadelphia-area hospital and stole nearly a half-million dollars' worth of colonoscopy instruments.

Oregon comedian files complaint against US Border Patrol

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 11:57am

A comedian from Portland, Oregon, has filed an administrative complaint against U.S. Customs and Border Protection seeking $250,000 in damages after he was pulled off a bus in Spokane, Washington.

Prosecution rests in former Minneapolis officer's trial

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 11:53am

Prosecutors have rested their case against a former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who approached his squad car, and it appears the former officer will soon testify.

Massachusetts judge charged with helping man evade ICE

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 11:18am

A Massachusetts state court judge was indicted Thursday on obstruction of justice charges for allegedly helping a man living in the U.S. illegally to evade a waiting immigration enforcement agent by sneaking out a back door.

DA: Man ran prostitution ring out of parents' basement

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 11:13am

Authorities say a Long Island man ran a prostitution ring out of his parents' home, luring women with drugs, locking them in a basement dungeon and making them use a bucket instead of a bathroom.

Texas border mayor charged with trying to rig own election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:57am

Prosecutors say a Texas mayor on the U.S.-Mexico border has been arrested on charges of trying to rig his own 2017 election victory.

SC may use firing squad as alternative death penalty method

Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:55am

South Carolina lawmakers are considering legislation that would add firing squads to the state's existing execution methods.

Harry and Meghan: Newest royal baby could be an American

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:49am

What would the founding fathers think? Almost 250 years after the United States launched a revolution to rid itself of the British royal family, the next royal baby could be an American.

The Latest: Driver in California crash headed to Bible class

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:41am

The Latest on eight people injured in Northern California after a car plows into them (all times local):

Prosecutors: Divorcing Indiana couple left dog to starve

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:39am

Prosecutors say a suburban Indianapolis couple who vacated their home during divorce proceedings left their dog behind to starve to death.

Trump to address Air Force Academy graduation on May 30

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:37am

President Donald Trump will deliver the commencement address at the U.S. Air Force Academy's graduation ceremony next month.

Maine could tweak laws describing governor, justices as 'he'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:31am

Maine's first female governor is backing an effort to change state laws that refer to the governor and state justices as "he," ''him," or "his."

Woman accused of raping child, posting video on social media

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:22am

A Tennessee woman is accused of raping a 4-year-old boy and posting videos of the sex act on social media.

Lawsuit seeks to block Indiana ban on abortion procedure

Tom Davies, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:20am

The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has filed a lawsuit challenging the state's attempt to ban a second-trimester abortion procedure just hours after the governor signed it into law.

Endangered wolf pups born in captivity join dens in the wild

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:10am

Missouri wildlife officials have placed six Mexican wolf pups born in captivity near St. Louis with two packs in the wild, in a new effort to repopulate the critically endangered species.

Ex-officer who aided abduction of man found dead gets prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:03am

A former Massachusetts police officer whose badge, gun holster and handcuffs were used by two men who kidnapped another man later found dead has been sentenced to prison.

US official condemns sit-in protest at Venezuelan Embassy

Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:01am

U.S. supporters of embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro were warned on Thursday to end a sit-in protest at the country's shuttered embassy in Washington.

Veteran held on attempted murder counts after car hits crowd

Jocelyn Gecker, Janie Har and Juliet Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:53am

A former Army sharpshooter with a history of post-traumatic stress disorder plowed his car at high speed into a group of pedestrians in a Silicon Valley suburb, injuring eight people, and then told authorities that he intentionally hit them, police said.