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2 children sent to hospital after North Las Vegas house fire

Apr. 14, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine the cause of a North Las Vegas house fire that sent two small children to the hospital. The Fire Department said crews heading to the home Tuesday night were told a young boy was still inside. Fighters searched...

No. 2 House Republican says GOP would act against Gaetz

Apr. 14, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans would “take action” on Rep. Matt Gaetz if the Justice Department formally moves ahead against him, the chamber's No. 2 GOP leader said Wednesday. The remarks by Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana made him the latest of many...

Idaho authorities seek help in search for 3 missing kids

Apr. 14, 2021 10:44 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in Idaho are asking for help finding three missing children, including two who were last seen months ago. The Gem County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday night that investigators are looking for 17-year-old Tristan Conner Sexton,...

Human remains found after explosion, fire at Seligman ranch

Apr. 14, 2021 09:18 AM EDT

SELIGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify human remains found after an explosion and fire at a ranch near Seligman last weekend. Coconino County Sheriff’s officials said deputies responded to a report of an explosion north of Seligman on the Boquillas...

Youth coach faces child molestation charges

Apr. 14, 2021 09:06 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A youth basketball coach in Rhode Island has been charged with sexually molesting a 13-year-old player, police said. Manuel Nunez, 43, was charged Tuesday with three counts of first-degree molestation. The girl was a...

FBI: Death at Arkansas national park believed to be homicide

Apr. 14, 2021 08:16 AM EDT

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — The National Park Service and the FBI are investigating after a woman was found dead in a national park in Arkansas. Paige Autumn White, 32, was found dead March 27 in Hot Springs National Park but her name wasn't released until Tuesday. ...

Body missing, suspect arrested in '96 student disappearance

Apr. 14, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Flores was the last person seen with Kristin Smart before she vanished from a college campus on California’s scenic Central Coast nearly 25 years ago and suspicion has followed him ever since. He went from being a “person of interest” to a...

NWSL to probe player's claim of discrimination by security

Apr. 13, 2021 23:24 PM EDT

The National Women’s Soccer League opened an investigation Tuesday under its anti-discrimination policy after a Black player for the Chicago Red Stars said a security guard in Houston treated her and her boyfriend inappropriately because of their race. In a social media...

Cop, police chief resign 2 days after Black motorist's death

Apr. 13, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A white police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb resigned Tuesday, as did the city's police chief — moves that the mayor said he hoped would help heal the community and lead to reconciliation after two nights...

'Prime suspect' arrested in 1996 disappearance of student

Apr. 13, 2021 22:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The longtime suspect in the 25-year-old disappearance of California college student Kristin Smart was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murder, and his father was booked in jail as an accessory to the crime. Paul Flores, 44, who was the last person...