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MARRERO, La. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a police officer in a town outside New Orleans (all times local): 6:20 p.m. A Louisiana state police spokesman says the suspect in the slaying of an officer and a woman shot himself following a standoff on a New Orleans bridge...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man convicted of illegally dumping human waste into a harbor from his floating strip club said he plans to appeal whatever sentence is imposed Friday afternoon. Hours before his sentencing following his conviction on federal charges that could...
NEW YORK (AP) — A white police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager to death in the bathroom of his apartment said Friday that the last thing he wanted to do was pull the trigger. "I thought I was about to be shot," Officer Richard Haste said during testimony at his...
ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — In living rooms, cafes and offices, people across America watched Donald Trump become the nation's 45th president on Friday, with many eagerly anticipating the historic transition and others deeply fearing it. Among them was a retired autoworker in Michigan...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Friday ordered the closure of 38 chronically underperforming public schools in Detroit and other communities, marking the first time that traditional schools will be closed explicitly for academic reasons under state law. The announcement came...
ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — In living rooms, cafes and offices, Americans watched Donald Trump become the nation's 45th president on Friday, with many eagerly anticipating the historic transition and others deeply fearing it. Among them was a retired autoworker in Michigan who was awe-...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lawyers for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are arguing their client can't get a fair trial because of scathing criticism by President Donald Trump. Defense lawyers said in a motion Friday that Trump's public comments calling Bergdahl a traitor will prevent him from...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A new crisis policy for Cleveland police will allow officers with specialized training to refer some people having a mental health or substance abuse crisis to hospitals and treatment facilities rather than arrest them for minor crimes. The crisis intervention...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman facing drug trafficking and other charges in the United States (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is in a U.S. courthouse, two decades after he was first...