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Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Jan. 16, 2019 12:50 AM EST

A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Trump is facing investigations in Washington and New York. Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president...

Researchers compile body scans for new database

Jan. 16, 2019 12:17 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Researchers are converting thousands of full-body scans done by the state Office of the Medical Investigator as part of an effort to build a searchable database that can help anthropologists, criminal investigators and others. The project is being funded by a $702,000 grant from...

Man playing hide-and-seek found dead in vacant building

Jan. 15, 2019 10:57 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man who apparently fell down an elevator shaft while playing hide-and-seek with friends in a vacant Detroit building. Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office spokesman Keith Owens identified the victim as 21-year-old Jonathan Mazgai of...

The Latest: College threat may have been 'suicide by cop'

Jan. 15, 2019 10:40 PM EST

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on lockdowns at Southern California colleges (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Authorities say a phone threat that prompted lockdowns at two Southern California colleges may have been an attempted "suicide by cop." Glendora police say a 911 caller Tuesday morning said he was...

Hospital: Doc gave near-death patients excessive pain meds

Jan. 15, 2019 8:01 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An intensive care doctor ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients in the past few years after families asked that lifesaving measures be stopped, an Ohio hospital system announced after being sued by a family...

Ex-Utah State football player denies rape charges on stand

Jan. 15, 2019 7:35 PM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A former Utah State University football player denied charges that he sexually assaulted six women while he was in college. Torrey Green testified Tuesday that he wished he had told women he dated in college he wasn't interested in long-term relationships, but he insisted he did not...

Police arrest boyfriend after woman's death

Jan. 15, 2019 7:14 PM EST

CLIFTON, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police have arrested a man in connection to the death of his girlfriend in the town of Clifton. Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland says police charged 37-year-old Dwight Osgood Jr. with murder Tuesday in the death of 35-year-old Kary Dill. Dill was...

Former major leaguer Wetteland charged with child sex abuse

Jan. 15, 2019 7:08 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — John Wetteland, a former All-Star and World Series MVP, has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14. Wetteland, 52, was arrested Monday and freed on $25,000 bond, according to Denton County jail records. Wetteland lives in the Dallas-area suburb of...

The Latest: Graham says Barr will 'do well' in Senate vote

Jan. 15, 2019 6:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr (all times local): 6:50 p.m. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee believes the president's pick for attorney general will "do well" in a confirmation vote before the Senate. Republican Sen. Lindsey...

The Latest: Ex-USU player denies rape charges on stand

Jan. 15, 2019 6:34 PM EST

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a former Utah State University football accused of rape (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A former Utah State University football player says he did not assault any of the six women he is charged with raping. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Torrey Green took the stand...