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Claim seeks $45M for incapacitated woman who gave birth

May 22, 2019

Lawyers for an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state

California police defend using spit mask on 12-year-old boy

May 22, 2019

Police defended their use of a clear mesh "spit mask" on a combative 12-year-old boy as irate bystanders videotaped the tense encounter in Sacramento while objecting that the boy was being detained

FAA chief says flying public will regain faith in Boeing jet

May 22, 2019

FAA set to tell regulators from other countries what it's doing to ensure that changes will make troubled Boeing jet safe

Ex-detective pleads guilty to operating brothels

May 22, 2019

A retired New York Police Department vice detective and his wife have admitted to running a prostitution and gambling ring that allegedly involved seven police officers and dozens of civilians

The Latest: Tornado warning for Joplin, Missouri

May 22, 2019

A tornado warning has been issued for the city of Joplin, Missouri, eight years to the day since a massive tornado devastated the city and killed 161 people

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions

May 22, 2019

Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses

Oklahoma town urges evacuation due to rising river

May 22, 2019

Waterlogged parts of the central U.S. are bracing for more rain, following days of severe storms that have battered Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma and caused at least three deaths

The Latest: Defense gives jury their side in mailbox case

May 22, 2019

A prosecutor says a Hawaii corruption case against a former police chief and his wife involves an abuse of power and greed

Conviction tossed for man held 33 years for New York murder

May 22, 2019

A man who spent more than half his life in prison for a 1975 New York murder has had his conviction overturned

SEAL's trial delayed as defense seeks info on email snooping

May 22, 2019

A judge has delayed the court-martial of a Navy SEAL accused of murder while lawyers resolve questions over whether the government's monitoring of emails compromised his right to a fair trial

Prosecutor: Hawaii law enforcement power couple abused posts

May 22, 2019

Prosecutors say a former Honolulu police chief and his ex-prosecutor wife abused their positions by "planning and scheming" to frame her uncle for a crime he didn't commit

'American Taliban' fighter to be released after 17 years

May 22, 2019

Authorities remain concerned about the threat possibly posed by a California man who became known as the American Taliban after he goes free

Mormon county commissioner in Utah comes out as gay

May 22, 2019

Utah County Commissioner Nathan Ivie has publicly come out as gay in a video posted to Facebook Wednesday

Judge approves $105M fund for California wildfire survivors

May 22, 2019

Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. approved to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires

Dead gray whale found on island is Alaska's third this year

May 22, 2019

A third gray whale has been found dead in Alaska