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  • FBI: Suspect in Montana shooting says victim laughed at him
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 5:57 pm
    An 18-year-old Wyoming man accused of robbing and shooting three members of a family after asking for roadside help told investigators he opened fire after one of the victims laughed at him, an FBI agent said in a court filing Thursday.
  • Campus officer pleads not guilty in traffic stop shooting
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 5:52 pm
    A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of murder and was ordered jailed on $1 million bail.
  • Allegiant executives were flying plane that ran low on fuel
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 5:44 pm
    he would declare an emergency and land. Federal rules require airliners to carry enough fuel to reach their destination or an alternate airport with a reserve of 45 minutes worth of fuel. The plane landed safely in Fargo.
  • Maryland governor to close Baltimore detention center
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 5:44 pm
    Maryland's governor announced plans Thursday to immediately shut down Baltimore's state-run jail, where inmates and guards ran a criminal conspiracy inside vermin-infested, 19th-century walls and thwarted decades of attempted reforms.
  • Jury awards $47.8 million in NYC crane collapse civil case
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 5:40 pm
    A New York City jury on Thursday awarded $47.8 million to the families of two men killed in 2008 when a construction crane collapsed.
  • GOP criticizes 'offensive' posts of NC elections appointee
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 5:28 pm
    North Carolina Republican Party officials said Thursday they were unaware of racially tinged social media posts by a man appointed to a county elections board and are urging him to step down.
  • Lawsuit accuses CVS of overcharging for generic drugs
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 5:24 pm
    CVS deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday in federal court in San Francisco.
  • City mourns as teen charged in killing appears in court
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 5:16 pm
    A teenage boy accused of raping and killing an 8-year-old neighbor appeared in court briefly Thursday as flags around this small California town flew at half-staff in honor of the girl.
  • The Latest: Fired Ohio officer posts bail, gets out of jail
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 5:12 pm
    Here are the latest developments in the case of the July 19 fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop by a University of Cincinnati police officer (all times local):
  • Governor weighs parole for California school bus hijacker
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 5:12 pm
    California's governor is deciding whether to allow parole for one of three men convicted in the kidnapping of 26 children and their school bus driver nearly 40 years ago.
  • APNewsBreak: Man confesses in fatal shooting of Vegas mother
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 5:12 pm
    The 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a mother in a Las Vegas neighborhood said he mistook her for drug thugs who had threatened him and his family, according to a taped confession that defense attorneys want tossed out of the puzzling murder case initially thought to be a road-rage killing.
  • Texas trooper's boss says he had reason to stop Sandra Bland
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 5:04 pm
    The top boss over the Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland said there was reason to pull her over for failing to signal a lane change and told lawmakers Thursday that the trooper remains on the state payroll because the investigation is still playing out.
  • Defense, DA argue reasons to spare Colorado gunman's life
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 4:52 pm
    Defense lawyers for James Holmes made one more appeal for mercy Thursday, urging jurors to consider mental illness in his sentencing even though they rejected his insanity claim when they convicted him of murdering 12 people and trying to kill 70 others at a Colorado movie theater.
  • Ohio State marching band song made fun of Holocaust victims
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 4:48 pm
    An unofficial marching band song that made fun of Holocaust victims is the type of thing Ohio State University has pledged to eradicate from the band program, the university said Thursday.
  • Indiana clears Planned Parenthood of wrongdoing after videos
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 4:32 pm
    Indiana on Thursday cleared Planned Parenthood facilities that perform abortions in the state of any wrongdoing in the handling of fetal tissue.