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After FBI raid, defiant Oakland mayor says she did nothing wrong and will not resign

Jun. 24, 2024 18:59 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In her first public remarks since federal authorities raided her home last week, a defiant and furious mayor of Oakland, California, said she did not do anything wrong and she has no plans to resign from office. Mayor Sheng Thao read from a prepared statement...

Prosecutor in classified documents case clashes with judge over request to restrict Trump's speech

Jun. 24, 2024 18:53 PM EDT

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — A federal prosecutor in the classified documents case of Donald Trump clashed with the judge Monday as he faced skeptical questioning over a request to bar the former president from making threatening comments about law enforcement agents involved in the investigation. ...

Alec Baldwin's attorneys ask New Mexico judge to dismiss the case against him over firearm evidence

Jun. 24, 2024 14:27 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Defense attorneys for Alec Baldwin are seeking to scuttle an involuntary manslaughter trial against the actor-producer in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer during rehearsal for the Western movie “Rust.” Baldwin’s lawyers argue in a motion seeking...

FBI seeks suspects in 2 New Mexico wildfires that killed 2 people, damaged hundreds of buildings

Jun. 23, 2024 14:30 PM EDT

RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) — Full-time residents of Ruidoso will be allowed to return to their village Monday morning as federal authorities seek to prosecute whoever started a pair of New Mexico wildfires that killed two people and destroyed or damaged more than 1,400 structures. The FBI...

New Mexico judge rejects request to compel new testimony from movie armorer in Alec Baldwin trial

Jun. 21, 2024 20:14 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge denied a request Friday to use immunity to compel testimony from a movie set armorer in the involuntary manslaughter trial of actor Alec Baldwin who fatally shot a cinematographer during rehearsal for the Western movie “Rust." Armorer...

Trump lawyers in classified files case challenge prosecutor's appointment at start of 3-day hearing

Jun. 21, 2024 18:32 PM EDT

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — Lawyers for Donald Trump made a longshot argument Friday that the Justice Department prosecutor who charged the former president with hoarding classified documents at his Florida estate was illegally appointed and that the case should therefore be dismissed. ...

GOP Convention security will allow guns within outer perimeter, sets parade route for demonstrators

Jun. 21, 2024 13:58 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — People will be allowed to carry guns within blocks of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee next month and protesters will be given two outdoor stages, one within sight of the convention arena, under a security plan law enforcement authorities released Friday. ...

FBI raids several California homes, including Oakland mayor's

Jun. 20, 2024 18:16 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Federal authorities raided a home belonging to Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao early Thursday as part of a California investigation that included a search of at least two other houses, officials said. FBI agents carried boxes out of 80 Maiden Lane, a four-bedroom...

FBI identifies serial rapist as person responsible for 1996 Shenandoah National Park killings

Jun. 20, 2024 17:25 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nearly three decades after two young women were found with their throats slashed in Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park, federal authorities announced Thursday that they have identified a now-deceased serial rapist from Ohio as the person they believe was responsible for...

Authorities across US grapple with a rash of violence in final days of spring

Jun. 17, 2024 20:28 PM EDT

Communities across the country are grappling with a rash of violence in the final days of spring that included at least four mass shootings in one weekend, and continued Monday with stabbings outside an Indiana strip mall. On Saturday, a lone gunman opened fire at a recreational...