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Rap artist Afroman sued by officers who raided his home

Mar. 23, 2023 17:25 PM EDT

WINCHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Seven law enforcement officers have sued rap artist Afroman, accusing him of improperly using footage from a police raid on his Ohio home last year in his music videos. Four deputies, two sergeants and a detective with the Adams County Sheriff’s Office...

NTSB: Crews failed to de-ice road before massive Texas crash

Mar. 23, 2023 16:20 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The company responsible for maintaining a Texas interstate where 130 vehicles crashed in icy conditions two years ago, killing six and injuring dozens, failed to address the deteriorating road conditions, federal officials said Thursday. That portion of Interstate 35...

NTSB: Company didn’t address deteriorating conditions on Texas interstate before deadly 130-vehicle crash in 2021 storm

Mar. 23, 2023 14:57 PM EDT
DALLAS (AP) — NTSB: Company didn’t address deteriorating conditions on Texas interstate before deadly 130-vehicle crash in 2021 storm.

DNA tests identify man found slain in 1980 as Chicago man

Mar. 23, 2023 14:33 PM EDT

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The remains of a man found shot several times and sealed in a crate discovered in 1980 at a suburban Chicago power plant have been identified as those of a long-missing Chicago man, authorities said. The Will County Coroner's Office announced Wednesday that...

Surge in eating disorders spurs state legislative action

Mar. 23, 2023 13:23 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Stranded at home amid pandemic lockdowns in spring 2020, Emma Warford stumbled down a social media rabbit hole in her quest to get in shape. Viral 28-day fitness challenges. YouTubers promising “hourglass abs.” Diet videos where slim-stomached influencers peddled...

A hectic week for abortion policy with laws and lawsuits

Mar. 22, 2023 20:23 PM EDT

Nine months after the U.S. Supreme Court ended a nationwide right to an abortion, the landscape is far from settled, with lawmakers considering broader bans or stronger protections and legal challenges popping up nationwide. It's been a hectic week for abortion policy with...

Escape-artist Missouri bear heads to Texas zoo with moat

Mar. 22, 2023 19:39 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An escape-artist bear from Missouri is headed to a Texas zoo with a moat in hopes that it will put an end to his wandering. The St. Louis Zoo cited the “specific and unique personality” of the Andean bear named Ben in announcing the move Tuesday. His soon-to-be...

Vote on Biden's pick to run FAA delayed amid GOP opposition

Mar. 22, 2023 18:38 PM EDT

A vote on President Joe Biden's choice to run the Federal Aviation Administration was delayed indefinitely Wednesday in the face of an opposition blitz by Republicans, who say the nominee lacks enough experience in aviation to lead the agency, which is under pressure to stem a surge in dangerous...

Texas' Morris plays amid misdemeanor domestic violence case

Mar. 22, 2023 18:32 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In a season when Texas fired coach Chris Beard after a felony domestic violence arrest, it has allowed a reserve guard to keep playing while he awaits trial on a misdemeanor charge of assaulting an ex-girlfriend. Second-seed Texas has advanced under interim...

AP sources: Notre Dame closing deal with PSU's Shrewsberry

Mar. 22, 2023 18:19 PM EDT

Notre Dame is finalizing a deal to make Penn State's Micah Shrewsberry its new men's basketball coach, two people with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because contract details were still being...