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Thompson's 18 leads Butler past Presbyterian 76-67

Dec. 18, 2018 11:07 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Aaron Thompson scored 18 points on 8-of-10 shooting with seven assists and Butler turned back Presbyterian on Tuesday night. Kamar Baldwin added 15 points for the Bulldogs (8-3), who shot 54.5 percent (30 of 55). J.C. Younger led the Blue Hose (6-6) with 16 points. Baldwin scored eight...

Durham's double-double leads Irish past Bearcats, 69-56

Dec. 18, 2018 10:21 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Mike Brey liked what he saw from his Twin Timbers - junior forwards Juwan Durham and John Mooney - after they each produced a double-double in a 69-56 victory over Binghamton on Tuesday night. "Juwan saved our butts tonight," Brey said after Durham, a 6-foot-11...

Woman suspected in armed robbery shot, killed by police

Dec. 18, 2018 8:16 PM EST

HOPEWELL, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say a woman suspected in an armed robbery was shot and killed after she pointed a gun at a police officer. In a news release, Hopewell police said officers responding to a report of an armed robbery at a convenience store Tuesday saw a woman running who matched...

California to pay $3M over death of teen holding pellet gun

Dec. 18, 2018 7:18 PM EST

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Sonoma County will pay $3 million to settle a civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of a California teenager who was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy while holding a pellet gun. The Press Democrat reports the settlement was approved unanimously Tuesday by the county Board of...

Protests called off after group meets with mayor

Dec. 18, 2018 6:58 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Planned protests Tuesday about a police killing of a black man in an Alabama shopping mall have been called off after organizers met with city officials. Birmingham Justice League met with Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato and City Manager Allan Rice to discuss the incident that left...

Trump's safety panel seeks to revoke school discipline rules

Dec. 18, 2018 5:29 PM EST

The Trump administration on Tuesday moved to roll back an Obama-era policy that was meant to curb racial disparities in school discipline but that critics say left schools afraid to take action against potentially dangerous students. The recommendation was among dozens issued in a new report by Trump's federal...

Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

Dec. 18, 2018 5:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Tuesday banned bump stocks, the firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns and were used during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.  The regulation gives gun owners until late March to turn in or destroy the...

Judge postpones verdict in Chicago police cover-up trial

Dec. 18, 2018 3:51 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The judge presiding over the trial of three Chicago police officers accused of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald has postponed issuing her verdict. Cook County Judge Domenica Stephenson notified attorneys that she won't issue her ruling on Wednesday, as...

Troopers shoot teen who attacks woman, flees on horseback

Dec. 18, 2018 1:40 PM EST

SMITH CENTER, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say investigators shot and wounded a 15-year-old after he attacked a woman, fled on horseback and then fired on law enforcement in Kansas. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says Smith County sheriff's deputies responded to a rural home on Saturday where a 66-year-old...

School rewound video during massacre, delaying officers

Dec. 18, 2018 12:14 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The police response to the Florida high school massacre was delayed because school officials rewound a school surveillance video, making officers think the gunman was still in the building, a new report shows. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports documents show then-Marjory...