FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida police officer who accidentally shot and killed a woman during a citizens academy exercise will serve no prison time.
NOME, Alaska (AP) — An official in a small Alaska town said Wednesday that an attorney hired by the city's insurance company is handling a claim by a former 911 dispatcher who says her colleagues at the police department failed to investigate her report that a man raped her in her home.
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DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials said Wednesday they want the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that presidential electors can vote for the candidate of their choice and aren't bound by the popular vote in their states.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers to strike after failing to reach contract deal with nation's third-largest school district.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The climbers were on their way to the top of California's second-highest peak when they came upon the grisly discovery of what looked like a bone buried in a boulder field.
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who went public with claims she was a teenage victim of Jeffrey Epstein's sex trafficking ring can move toward trial with her defamation lawsuit against Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz, a judge ruled Wednesday as she disqualified a law firm from representing her.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been convicted of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and still faces trial in a police officer's fatal shooting.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An attorney representing the family of a patient who died at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia says he plans to sue over what he believes is the man's suspicious death from a wrongful insulin injection.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is making its execution protocol public after being ordered to do so by a federal judge.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans officials say the chances of a missing worker's survival after a hotel collapse are diminishing, and they have shifted their efforts from rescue to recovery mode.
WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — Officials say they've fired a Florida deputy several months after his gun accidentally discharged in a middle school cafeteria.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former Missouri State Highway Patrol captain who led the policing effort during Ferguson protests is joining the St. Louis prosecutor's office.
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man facing murder charges for allegedly killing four relatives in Northern California slayed them over a week in two counties.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Florida man wanted in a campaign finance case involving associates of Rudy Giuliani (all times local):
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wife stabbed to death by couple's son, who police subsequently shot to death.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona house that was the last home architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed before his death has been sold.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Supreme Court will not consider an appeal related to Memphis' removal of statues of Confederate leaders Nathan Bedford Forrest and Jefferson Davis from two parks.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The white man accused of cyberstalking and making racist threats against a black activist in Virginia has pleaded not guilty.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton is quashing the rumor that she might run for the New York congressional seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Nita Lowey.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services says earthquake early warning alerts will become publicly available statewide starting Thursday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A prisoner who suffers from several mental health disorders and has been held in solitary confinement for more than 12 years is one of four who filed a class-action lawsuit against the state of North Carolina on Wednesday, saying the treatment violates the state constitu…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials: California earthquake early warning alerts will become publicly available statewide starting Thursday.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Federal authorities say a Cuban man has died by apparent suicide while being detained at an immigration jail in Louisiana.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An intense search of an apartment complex didn't turn up signs of a missing 3-year-old Alabama girl who was abducted from a birthday party days ago, police in Birmingham said Wednesday.
SHAWANO, Wis. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy told authorities that a man who lives with him and his mother strapped him to a chair in the basement of their northeastern Wisconsin home, but that he escaped and sought help from strangers.
DESTREHAN, La. (AP) — A Louisiana woman has been arrested after her 2-year-old niece died in a hot car where she had been left for about six hours.
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READING, Pa. (AP) — Lawyers for a British family who made an unauthorized crossing from Canada into the United States say the family has been deported after nearly two weeks in federal custody.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the impeachment inquiry (all times local):
ATLANTA (AP) — A man convicted of killing a south Georgia convenience store clerk during a robbery is set to be executed later this month.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Community leaders are calling for a far-reaching plan overseen by a federal judge to radically reform the Fort Worth, Texas, Police Department to address the kinds of abuses they say contributed to an officer's fatal shooting of a 28-year-old in her home over the weekend.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of California's largest hospital systems has reached an agreement to settle a massive class-action lawsuit over allegations that it abused its market power to snuff out competition and overcharge patients for medical bills.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The new head of Alaska's Iditarod plans to meet with an animal rights group long devoted to putting an end to the world's most famous sled dog race.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sutter Health, employers and California attorney general reach settlement in massive antitrust lawsuit over health costs.
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers and biofuel industry officials are reacting angrily to a rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency that they say doesn't uphold a promise President Donald Trump made to fulfill the intent of an ethanol law passed by Congress.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Thirty years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the state of Alaska is looking at whether to change its requirements for oil spill prevention and response plans.
NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor has told a jury at the closing of a drug trial that the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez created "state-sponsored" drug trafficking by corrupting the country's politics to protect drug dealers.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Samuel Little, pronounced the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history, confessed his crimes to homicide detectives well-briefed on how to keep him talking and get the information they needed.
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JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor acknowledged Wednesday that he knew two businessmen tied to President Donald Trump's lawyer and now facing criminal charges. But he said they were just donors to his campaign and "nothing more than that."
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law Wednesday clearing away legal hurdles that could have prevented state prosecutions of people pardoned by President Donald Trump for federal crimes.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is trying to block two women from testifying about allegations of sexual misconduct as he prepares for an upcoming disciplinary hearing on separate claims that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar last year.
ANGOLA, La. (AP) — A 62-year-old man is free for the first time in 42 years after always maintaining that he was innocent of the killing for which he'd been given a life sentence.
CROCKETT, Calif. (AP) — Officials were trying to determine Wednesday if a 4.5 magnitude earthquake triggered an explosion at a fuel storage facility in the San Francisco Bay Area that started a fire and kept thousands of people in their homes for hours because of potentially unhealthy air.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The director of the new film "Jojo Rabbit" says he felt shame and embarrassment when he had to dress as Adolf Hitler for the movie.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Retired Marine combat pilot Amy McGrath is showing her mettle as a campaign fundraiser, hauling in more than $10.7 million since starting her campaign against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists say the globe sizzled to a record tying hot month in September, driven partly by a sweaty United States.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — One of four Kansas legislators who made headlines last year by defecting from the Republican Party is running for the U.S. Senate as a "pragmatic" Democrat, entering a race in which some GOP leaders are worried about immigration hardliner Kris Kobach 's chances should he …
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