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  • Chemical mixture at Buffalo Wild Wings kills 1 employee

    4 days, 13 hours ago

    (AP) BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts police say one person has died and eight others have been hospitalized following a chemical incident at a Buffalo Wild Wings. WHDH-TV reports officials responded to reports of a chemical reaction in the kitchen area ...

  • 3 charged with smuggling gun parts from US to Saudi Arabia

    4 days, 14 hours ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors say three Saudi nationals are charged in Southern California with buying gun parts in the U.S. while on student visas and smuggling them to Saudi Arabia. The U.S. Justice Department says an indictment returned ...

  • Authorities: 2 indicted in deputy slaying in US illegally

    4 days, 15 hours ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two Mexican nationals charged in the slaying of a Northern California sheriff's deputy are in the country illegally, authorities said Thursday. The two suspects had been tending an illegal marijuana garden during the shooting last month, ...

  • Colorado ex-Gov. Hickenlooper's travel ethics probe released

    4 days, 15 hours ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Ethics Commission is releasing an investigation into John Hickenlooper's use of private planes while governor. A Republican critic filed a complaint alleging Hickenlooper had improperly traveled on private flights during his administration. Hickenlooper is a ...

  • The Latest: Defense questions witness' motive for plea deal

    4 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Colorado man charged with killing his fiancee (all times local): 5 p.m. An attorney for a Colorado man charged in the beating death of his fiancee says the ...

  • 4th Tennessee death row inmate selects electric chair

    4 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee death row inmate has selected electrocution for his upcoming execution, a move that would make him the fourth person in the state to choose that method over lethal injection since last year. The Department ...

  • California man accused of pointing gun at college is veteran

    4 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) SAN JACINTO, Calif. (AP) — A father says his son is a Navy veteran who sought help from Veterans Affairs before he allegedly pointed a handgun, but did not fire it, at a cafeteria table full of students at a ...

  • Prosecutor: Tennessee officer justified in deadly shooting

    4 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A prosecutor says a Tennessee officer was justified in fatally shooting a man involved in a hit-and-run. At Thursday's news conference, District Attorney Charme Allen said Knoxville officer Dylan Williams believed his life was in danger ...

  • Young relative creates tribute to family slain in Mexico

    4 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) CAVE CREEK, Ariz. (AP) — A 15-year-old Arizona relative of three women and six children gunned down in a drug cartel ambush in Mexico has stayed up until 3 a.m. the day of the first funerals to create a photo ...

  • Oklahoma woman in failure-to-protect case to be released

    4 days, 17 hours ago

    (AP) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma woman who has served 15 years in prison for failing to report her boyfriend, who served just two years behind bars for abusing her children, is scheduled to be released from custody. The Oklahoma ...

  • Oklahoma governor pardons woman on his justice task force

    4 days, 17 hours ago

    (AP) CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has pardoned a member of a task force that is advising him on criminal justice reform. Stitt on Thursday signed a pardon for Rhonda Bear, who served 19 months for drug possession ...

  • North Carolina no longer an outlier on sex and consent

    4 days, 17 hours ago

    (AP) GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor has signed a sexual assault bill that says women can revoke consent during sex. Gov. Roy Cooper said in a news release Thursday that he had signed the bill, which undoes a 1979 ...

  • Virginia woman gets jail time for slamming courtroom door

    4 days, 18 hours ago

    (AP) VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The slam of a courtroom door has led to time in the slammer for a Virginia woman. The Virginian-Pilot reports Sonnia Gaston went to a Virginia Beach courtroom on Wednesday to support her boyfriend in ...

  • S. Carolina man: McDonald's sweet tea came with weed inside

    4 days, 18 hours ago

    (AP) HILTON HEAD, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who went to McDonald's for a sweet tea says he received a little extra herbal substance on the side. The Island Packet reports Parrish Brown went to a McDonald's on Hilton ...

  • DA: Kansas judicial panel did not violate open meetings law

    4 days, 18 hours ago

    (AP) TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A prosecutor says a commission that screens applicants for the Kansas Supreme Court did not violate the state's open meetings law in choosing three finalists for a vacancy. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said Thursday ...

  • Woman says she cleaned up after boyfriend killed his fiancee

    4 days, 18 hours ago

    (AP) CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — A woman who was having an affair with a Colorado man charged in the beating death of his fiancee says she helped clean up the bloody aftermath before he burned the body. Krystal Lee testified ...

  • Texas governor opens homeless campsite amid feud with Austin

    4 days, 18 hours ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' Republican governor is creating a homeless campsite on state land amid an escalating battle with liberal leaders in the state capital over people living on the streets. National advocates for the homeless said Thursday they ...

  • Judge stays 'Texas 7' gang member execution for 2nd time

    4 days, 18 hours ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — The execution of a "Texas 7" gang member who killed a police officer has been stayed again because the state refused to provide him with a Buddhist chaplain in the death chamber. The U.S. Supreme Court initially ...

  • Over $4M in funding for Maryland HBCUs at risk in US Senate

    4 days, 19 hours ago

    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — More than $4 million in federal funding for historically black colleges and universities in Maryland may disappear if Congress doesn't reauthorize mandated spending for those institutions. News outlets report more than $250 million in annual mandated funding ...

  • Report: No defects in tour bus in Utah crash that killed 4

    4 days, 19 hours ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. authorities investigating a tour bus crash that killed four Chinese tourists in Utah say they haven't uncovered any mechanical problems that could have caused the September incident. The National Transportation Safety Board also said ...

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