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Labor leader Dolores Huerta arrested in worker demonstration

Aug. 20, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Dolores Huerta, a social activist and labor leader who marched with Cesar Chavez, was arrested Tuesday along with seven other union members during a protest to demand a raise for Fresno county home care workers. Sheriff deputies put Huerta and the others in plastic handcuffs and...

Lawsuit says rancher, manufacturer caused Oregon wildfire

Aug. 7, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit says a rancher, workers and the John Deere farm equipment company are at fault for a wildfire that burned parts of an Oregon Native American reservation. The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs filed the lawsuit Monday over the origins of the 2017 Nena Springs fire, The...

Immigrant siblings sentenced in death of cousin

Jun. 26, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

SANDUSKY, Mich. (AP) — Two siblings who authorities say were in the U.S. illegally are headed to prison after entering plea agreements in the slaying of a relative who worked with them at a Michigan dairy farm. Francisca Vargas-Castillo was sentenced Wednesday in a Sanilac County courtroom to 20-40 years...