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1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at large party in Grand Rapids

Apr. 20, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a man is dead and a woman was injured in a shooting at a large party in Grand Rapids. Grand Rapids police say patrol officers heard gunshots at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday at the same time several calls came into 911. Officers arrived at the scene to find a man dead...

Polygamist lawyers in Utah face bar investigation

Apr. 20, 2019 11:39 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Seven Utah lawyers are violating rules of conduct because they are polygamists, according to a new complaint filed with the Utah Bar Association. The complaint was filed by a woman named Melissa Ellis who used to belong to a northern Utah polygamous group. She believes Utah should...

Trump sours on Mueller report after initial upbeat view

Apr. 20, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at current and former aides who cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, insisting the deeply unflattering picture they painted of him and the White House was "total bullshit." In a series of angry tweets from Palm Beach,...

Trump's legal team breathes a sigh, takes a victory lap

Apr. 20, 2019 11:19 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — First they cooperated. Then they stonewalled. Their television interviews were scattershot and ridiculed, their client mercurial and unreliable. But President Donald Trump's legal team, through a combination of bluster, legal precedent and shifting tactics, managed to protect their client...

Officials to release details about police-involved shooting

Apr. 20, 2019 9:55 AM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials expect to publicly release details next week about the investigation into a shooting that involved police, wounded a woman and led to protests. Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Commissioner James Rovella said Friday night he's asking for...

Prosecutor: Richland police justified in man's Taser death

Apr. 20, 2019 9:16 AM EDT

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — An investigation has cleared five Richland police officers in a confrontation in which a Texas man died after a Taser was used on him. The Tri-City Herald reports 48-year-old Jose "Joey" Mercado died after being shocked Jan. 20 on a city street. Police were called after a report that...

Toddler dies after being found in Vermont river

Apr. 20, 2019 9:05 AM EDT

CHELSEA, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say the investigation is continuing into the death of a 2-year-old girl who was pulled from the White River in Chelsea and later pronounced dead at a hospital. The name of the victim has not been released. Numerous first responders began searching for the girl...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump team's distortions on Mueller report

Apr. 20, 2019 8:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller all but boldfaced this finding in his report on the Russia investigation: No exoneration for President Donald Trump on whether Trump criminally obstructed justice. But Trump and his aides are stating that Mueller's report did exonerate. No words from the...

Explosion at APS facility injures 4 firefighters

Apr. 20, 2019 1:46 AM EDT

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating an explosion Friday evening that injured four firefighters at an Arizona Public Service Co. facility in a Phoenix suburb. Surprise Police Department Sgt. Tim Klarkowski said authorities responded to a report of smoke at the McMicken Energy Storage...

Democrats subpoena Mueller report amid calls for impeachment

Apr. 19, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, has issued a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller's full report as Democrats intensified their investigation of President Donald Trump, but leaders stopped short of liberal demands for impeachment proceedings....