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New Mexico judge rejects request to compel new testimony from movie armorer in Alec Baldwin trial

Jun. 21, 2024 20:14 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge denied a request Friday to use immunity to compel testimony from a movie set armorer in the involuntary manslaughter trial of actor Alec Baldwin who fatally shot a cinematographer during rehearsal for the Western movie “Rust." Armorer...

Trump lawyers in classified files case challenge prosecutor's appointment at start of 3-day hearing

Jun. 21, 2024 18:32 PM EDT

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — Lawyers for Donald Trump made a longshot argument Friday that the Justice Department prosecutor who charged the former president with hoarding classified documents at his Florida estate was illegally appointed and that the case should therefore be dismissed. ...

GOP Convention security will allow guns within outer perimeter, sets parade route for demonstrators

Jun. 21, 2024 13:58 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — People will be allowed to carry guns within blocks of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee next month and protesters will be given two outdoor stages, one within sight of the convention arena, under a security plan law enforcement authorities released Friday. ...

FBI raids several California homes, including Oakland mayor's

Jun. 20, 2024 18:16 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Federal authorities raided a home belonging to Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao early Thursday as part of a California investigation that included a search of at least two other houses, officials said. FBI agents carried boxes out of 80 Maiden Lane, a four-bedroom...

FBI identifies serial rapist as person responsible for 1996 Shenandoah National Park killings

Jun. 20, 2024 17:25 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nearly three decades after two young women were found with their throats slashed in Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park, federal authorities announced Thursday that they have identified a now-deceased serial rapist from Ohio as the person they believe was responsible for...

Authorities across US grapple with a rash of violence in final days of spring

Jun. 17, 2024 20:28 PM EDT

Communities across the country are grappling with a rash of violence in the final days of spring that included at least four mass shootings in one weekend, and continued Monday with stabbings outside an Indiana strip mall. On Saturday, a lone gunman opened fire at a recreational...

Accused lookout in James 'Whitey' Bulger prison killing pleads guilty, gets no additional time

Jun. 17, 2024 13:38 PM EDT

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The man accused of acting as lookout during the prison killing of notorious Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger won’t serve additional prison time after pleading guilty Monday to a charge of lying to federal agents. Sean McKinnon, wearing shackles,...

Trooper with checkered FBI past convicted of child rape in Alabama

Jun. 14, 2024 18:50 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A former FBI agent was convicted Friday of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl while serving as an Alabama state trooper — a law enforcement job he landed even after he was kicked out of the FBI amid earlier claims that he raped a co-worker at knifepoint. ...

Today in History: June 14, Continental Army, forerunner of the US Army, is created

Jun. 14, 2024 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, June 14, the 166th day of 2024. There are 200 days left in the year. This is Flag Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 14, 1775, the Continental Army, forerunner of the United States Army, was created. ...

Audit finds Minnesota agency's lax oversight fostered theft of $250M from federal food aid program

Jun. 13, 2024 17:36 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota agency's inadequate oversight of a federal program that was meant to provide food to kids, and its failure to act on red flags, created the opportunities that led to the theft of $250 million in one of the country's largest pandemic aid fraud cases, the...