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Records: Company in Colorado truck crash had brake issues

May. 1, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The company that owns a semitrailer involved in a fiery pileup that killed four people near Denver had two trucks taken out of service for brake-related issues in the past year, including one about two months before the Colorado crash. Federal records say a March 6 inspection in Texas found...

Trump seeks mileage for tax cuts at truck company appearance

Apr. 15, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) — President Donald Trump played up the benefits of his tax cuts on Monday's tax filing day in a state where he's aiming to turn a narrow defeat in the 2016 presidential race into a victory in his re-election bid next year. "We promised these tax cuts would be rocket fuel for the...

The Latest: Trump 'celebrating' tax day in Minnesota

Apr. 15, 2019 3:23 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Minnesota (all times local): 2:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's celebrating Tax Day. Trump flew to Minnesota on Monday to highlight the $1.5 trillion package of corporate and individual tax cuts he signed into law in 2017. U.S....

Man gets life in prison for Michigan workplace shooting

Apr. 15, 2019 1:59 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A man convicted of murder for killing a man at a trucking business before allegedly fatally shooting another man in a different suburban Detroit community has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Forty-six-year-old Vernest Griffin of Sterling Heights was sentenced Monday. A Wayne...

Trooper killed by tire remembered for putting others first

Apr. 9, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Hilary Campbell choked back tears at her husband's memorial service Tuesday as she stepped to the podium to let the crowd know she'll make sure the couple's 6-month-old son grows up knowing how selfless his dad was. She was among 3,000 mourners, including law enforcement officers...

Ex-trucking company CFO charged in $245 million stock scheme

Apr. 3, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The fired chief financial officer of a former Wisconsin-based trucking company was arrested Wednesday and charged as part of an ongoing federal probe into what authorities say was a complex $245 million stock scam. Peter Armbruster, 60, of Milwaukee turned himself in Tuesday, a day after a...