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DENVER (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican Attorney General John Suthers asked a federal court Wednesday to issue an injunction declaring Colorado's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. But they want the court to delay implementation of the ruling until...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge rejected pleas for leniency Wednesday and handed down the maximum sentence for a then-12-year-old boy who opened fire in a Roswell middle school gym earlier this year, injuring two students. State District Judge Freddie Romero ordered the...
DENVER (AP) — Newly unsealed court documents show the FBI thwarted a Denver woman's attempt to help a terrorist organization by arresting her before she boarded a flight in April. A federal judge on Wednesday ordered documents unsealed in the case against 19-year-old Shannon...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday ordered the maximum sentence for a 12-year-old boy who opened fire in a New Mexico middle school gym earlier this year, injuring two students. After a daylong hearing, state District Judge Freddy Romero ordered the boy held in state...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Emergency officials are ordering a mandatory evacuation of a fragile barrier island along North Carolina's Outer Banks as Tropical Storm Arthur approaches. Dare County officials said Wednesday that the mandatory evacuation of Hatteras Island would begin...
MISSION, Texas (AP) — Overwhelmed by a surge in illegal immigration, especially by unaccompanied children, the U.S. government has launched a $1 million international media campaign warning families in Central America that it's best to stay at home. Standing beside the Rio...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — As one of the year's busiest travel weekends approaches, so does another visitor: Tropical Storm Arthur, expected to grow into a hurricane by the Fourth of July and hit most harshly at North Carolina's Outer Banks, a popular getaway spot of thin barrier...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two Oklahoma residents have had their federal firearms and drug-trafficking convictions in New Mexico overturned thanks to a skeleton saint known as La Santa Muerte. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday a Santa Muerte expert tainted the...
CLARKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — For years, tiny Clarksville has paid for temporary sandbag walls to protect its quaint business district and historic waterfront homes from Mississippi River flooding. But unwilling to raid its coffers again despite rising water levels, the city has left...