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Man delivers marijuana to wrong car, gets arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:06pm

Police say a man who delivered a bag of marijuana to the wrong car in an Ohio store parking lot faces drug trafficking charges.

Man receives 6 months in jail over school shooting threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:59am

A 20-year-old man who threatened a shooting at an Ohio high school has been sentenced to six months in jail.

No parole for woman in Georgia teen's slaying in Alabama

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:56am

Alabama officials swiftly denied parole Wednesday for a woman convicted of murder in the 1982 death of a 13-year-old girl who was abducted from a Georgia shopping mall, sexually assaulted, and injected with drain cleaner before being fatally shot.

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Sheriff: 4 people missing after car crashes into Idaho river

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:52am

Officials are searching for four missing people after their vehicle was found in the upper Selway River in northern Idaho backcountry.

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NFL owners adopt new policy to address anthem protests

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:48am

NFL owners approved a new policy Thursday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests sparked by Colin Kaepernick and polarized by President Trump, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled Banner" but requiring them to stand if they come to the field.

Lawmaker wants states to reject sports bet 'integrity fee'

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:48am

A top New Jersey lawmaker is urging all 50 states to reject so-called "integrity fee" payments to professional sports leagues in any sports betting legislation they enact.

The Latest: Judge weighs subpoena of pro-Greitens group

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:46am

The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:42am

A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump violates the First Amendment by blocking critics on Twitter for political speech.

Idaho candidates could see big pension perks if elected

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:40am

Idaho's top candidates will see big boosts to their state pension benefits if successful in their pursuit of statewide positions.

At least 4 hurt when semi slams into school bus in Wisconsin

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:40am

Authorities say at least four people were hurt when a semi crashed into a school bus in south central Wisconsin.

Federal judge says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:34am

Federal judge says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.

Alaska man pleads guilty in Florida airport shooting

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:30am

An Alaska man pleaded guilty Wednesday in exchange for a life prison sentence in the Florida airport shooting that killed five people and wounded six, blaming his rampage on severe mental illness a psychologist said is now under control.

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Georgia Democrat challenges racial barrier in governor race

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:28am

Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office.

The Latest: Graduation ceremony to be held after shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:24am

The Latest on the mass shooting at a Texas high school (all times local):

Families of Sandy Hook victims sue Infowars' Alex Jones

Dave Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:21am

Six more families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims sued right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for alleged defamation Wednesday for claiming the shooting was a hoax and the relatives are paid actors.

Chicago City Council backs Obama Presidential Center plans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:16am

The Chicago City Council has given its backing to construction of the Obama Presidential Center in a park on the city's South Side.

DA: Police didn't respond to Milwaukee murder suspect's call

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:15am

Prosecutors say a Milwaukee man accused of killing a teenager with a hammer and knife called police during the attack to make it seem like someone broke into their house but officers never arrived.

Review finds officer followed procedure in fatal shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:14am

An internal police review in Maine concludes that a Portland police officer followed procedure in the fatal shooting of a man who was brandishing a pellet gun.

3 more teens charged in death of Maryland police officer

David McFadden and Sarah Rankin, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:06am

A day after a 16-year-old suspect was charged with first-degree murder for allegedly accelerating a stolen Jeep at a Maryland police officer and fatally running her down, three more teenagers have been charged as adults in her death.

FBI overstated encryption problem with cell phones

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:04am

A programming error led the FBI to vastly overstate the number of cell phones that investigators could not access because of encryption, officials said Wednesday.