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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Storms swept through the nation's midsection Monday, spawning numerous tornadoes. While tornadoes can form any time weather conditions are right, the area from Texas to Nebraska typically sees tornadoes between April and June. Here are some items from...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City, Kansas, police detective helping respond to a report of a suspicious person near a racetrack was fatally shot Monday, and a parolee sought for questioning in that and an ensuing string of reported carjackings was wounded after a shootout...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jury selection started Monday in the federal trial for three Minnesota men accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Prosecutors say they were part of a larger conspiracy in which several men from Minnesota's large Somali...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting that wounded a Kansas City, Kansas, police detective. (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Police say a Kansas City, Kansas, detective was shot and killed, and a man who'd been sought for questioning in that was later wounded and...
ROFF, Okla. (AP) — A broad tornado capable of leaving "catastrophic" damage in its wake churned across the Oklahoma landscape Monday, prompting forecasters to declare a tornado emergency for two communities directly in its path. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma,...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Three teenage girls have been charged in a high school restroom assault in Delaware that left a 16-year-old girl dead, authorities said Monday. The Delaware attorney general's office announced the charges after meeting earlier in the day with the mother and...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Plains (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The National Weather Service says a tornado briefly touched down on the southeast edge of Lincoln, Nebraska. There were no reports of damage or injuries from the tornado spotted Monday...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers were set to vote Monday on a proposal to require all single-person public restrooms to be gender neutral, hours after North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory sued the federal government to defend that state's law requiring transgender...
ROSEBUD, S.D. (AP) — The remains of at least 10 Native American children who died nearly 2,000 miles away from their homes while being forced to attend a government-run boarding school in Pennsylvania more than a century ago could soon be repatriated under an effort taken up by...