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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that Idaho's law banning secret filming of animal abuse at agricultural facilities is unconstitutional, giving animal rights activists across the country hope that the decision will pave the way to overturn similar laws in other...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police and civic leaders launched a partnership Monday with five federal agencies that will embed their special agents with city homicide detectives, bidding to quell an upswing in homicides and other violent crime in that city. Baltimore Mayor...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A "paramilitary response" by police in New Mexico unnecessarily escalated an encounter last year that ended when two officers unlawfully opened fire and killed a homeless man despite signs that he wanted to surrender, a special prosecutor said Monday...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in Memphis, Tennessee (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The ex-con accused of killing a Memphis police officer has turned himself into federal authorities, ending an intensive two-day manhunt. Louis Goggans,...
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The latest on wildfires burning in California: 2:10 p.m. Evacuated residents say a massive wildfire burning in Northern California flared up and spread fast. The fire about 100 miles north of San Francisco in the Lower Lake area roughly tripled in size...
MIAMI (AP) — Jeb Bush outlined plans Monday to improve security of the nation's borders and enforcement of its existing immigration laws, calling both a requirement before any president could begin to address the status of the estimated 11 million people living in the country...
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is expected to make a full recovery after having an operation Monday to remove a small mass in his liver, according to a spokeswoman. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo called the procedure "elective" in a statement released...
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was booked Monday on securities fraud charges accusing him of misleading investors in a tech startup, including a state lawmaker, before he took office in January. Paxton, a 52-year-old Republican, was fingerprinted and...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James Holmes, finding his defense failed to persuade them to show him mercy. The decision clears the way for a last plea from both...