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An unidentified woman is taken into custody after witnesses said she drove her car into a crowd of protesters in Yorba Linda, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Authorities said people were struck by a car and injured during a Black Lives Matter protest and counter protest about 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Orange County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Carrie Braun says the injured were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the driver was detained. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP)

California prosecutor: Driver tried to kill Trump supporters

Sep. 29, 2020 8:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organizer of a Southern California rally against police brutality and racism was charged with attempted murder Tuesday for driving her car into counterprotesters and running over a woman's head. Tatiana Turner deliberately drove into a crowd of President Donald Trump's supporters...

Experts find about 15 skeletal remains in central Mexico

Sep. 29, 2020 8:15 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in Mexico’s most violent state said they have found skeletal remains that may belong to the bodies of about 15 people near the city of Irapuato. Relatives of missing people led them to a site where bones were scattered on the ground or in plastic bags, Guanajuato...

David Glockner, Commonwealth Edison executive vice president for compliance and audit, testifies during the House Special Investigating Committee II hearing at the William G. Stratton Building in Springfield, Ill., Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. The committee is looking into House Speaker Michael Madigan's role in a bribery scandal involving utility giant Commonwealth Edison. (Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP)

Former ComEd vice president pleads guilty in bribery scheme

Sep. 29, 2020 8:10 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A former ComEd vice president pleaded guilty Tuesday to his role in what prosecutors say was a long-running bribery conspiracy in which the energy utility sought legislative support from one of Illinois’ most powerful Democrats, House Speaker Michael Madigan. Fidel Marquez, who headed...

FILE - In this April 25, 2019, file photo, Raymond Rodio lll is arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip, N.Y. The Long Island man convicted of running a sex trafficking ring out of his elderly parents' sprawling suburban home was sentenced Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, to 9½ years in prison. (James Carbone/Newsday via AP, File)

9½ years in prison for running sex ring out of parents’ home

Sep. 29, 2020 8:09 PM EDT

SOUND BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island man convicted of running a sex trafficking ring out of his elderly parents’ sprawling suburban home was sentenced Tuesday to 9½ years in prison. Raymond Rodio III, 49, was arrested in April 2019 and pleaded guilty in February to charges including sex...

FILE - In this July 24, 2019, file photo former special counsel Robert Mueller testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference. Mueller pushed back Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, against criticism from one of the top prosecutors on the Russia investigation team that the team was not as aggressive as it should have been in probing connections between Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Mueller pushes back on criticism from lawyer on Russia team

Sep. 29, 2020 7:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former special counsel Robert Mueller pushed back Tuesday against criticism from one of the top prosecutors on the Russia investigation team that the team was not as aggressive as it should have been in probing connections between Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia. The rare public...

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, an ATF agent poses with homemade rifles, or

California sues US regulator in bid to deter 'ghost guns'

Sep. 29, 2020 7:33 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Backed by the fathers of two slain children, California's attorney general sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to crack down on “ghost guns” that can be built from parts and make it difficult to track or regulate owners. The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol,...

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2019 file photo security stand outside the main gate at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii. The Navy said Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, its investigation into a shooting at Pearl Harbor last December was unable to determine what caused a submarine sailor to kill two civilian workers before fatally shooting himself. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)

Pearl Harbor shooting probe finds mental health care flaws

Sep. 29, 2020 7:29 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Navy said Tuesday its investigation into a shooting at Pearl Harbor last December was unable to determine what caused a submarine sailor to fire his service weapon at three civilian workers, killing two and wounding one, before he fatally shot himself. But the Navy's investigative...

Sodsai Dalzell appears in court for an arraignment Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in the Van Nuys section of Los Angeles. Dalzell is charged with attempted kidnapping of Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana's granddaughter. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool)

Woman denies attempted kidnapping of Joe Montana grandchild

Sep. 29, 2020 7:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 39-year-old woman was charged Tuesday in what authorities say was an attempted kidnapping of the 9-month-old granddaughter of Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana from his Southern California home. Sodsai Predpring Dalzell of Los Angeles pleaded not guilty in LA County court to felony...

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron addresses the media following the return of a grand jury investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor, in Frankfort, Ky., Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. Of the three Louisville Metro police officers being investigated, one was indicted. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Court to release grand jury record in Breonna Taylor case

Sep. 29, 2020 6:58 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general acknowledged that he never recommended homicide charges against any of the police officers conducting the drug raid that led to Breonna Taylor's death, and said he didn't object to a public release of the grand jury's deliberations. Amid outrage...

FILE - In this June 24, 2019 file photo Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, center, is escorted into a courtroom for his arraignment in Springfield District Court, in Springfield. Zhukovskyy, a pickup driver whose collision on a rural New Hampshire highway with a group of bikers in 2019 left seven motorcyclists dead, is to appear in court Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, over a bid to suppress some comments he made during a police interview after the crash. (Don Treeger/The Republican via AP, Pool, File)

Judge considers suppressing statements in biker crash case

Sep. 29, 2020 6:53 PM EDT

The pickup driver whose collision with a group of bikers last year left seven motorcyclists dead made some statements to police that should not be part of his upcoming trial, his lawyers told a judge in New Hampshire on Tuesday. Attorneys for Volodymyr Zhukovskyy said their client indicated during the police...