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The Latest: Trump taunts SC Rep. Sanford in GOP meeting

Jun. 19, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times EDT): 7:05 p.m. President Donald Trump worked in a verbal jab at Rep. Mark Sanford, a Republican from South Carolina, as he spoke to House Republicans Tuesday evening on Capitol Hill. "I want to congratulate Mark on a great race," Trump...

Man charged with shooting that killed 1 in north Mississippi

Jun. 19, 2018 6:40 PM EDT

GRENADA, Miss. (AP) — A man has been charged with murder following a deadly shooting in northern Mississippi. Grenada County Sheriff Alton Strider tells WTVA-TV that David Tidwell Jr. was arrested shortly after the Saturday shooting, which killed Mario Price. Price was found lying in the middle of a main...

Woman shot to death in Snohomish-area home, man arrested

Jun. 19, 2018 6:36 PM EDT

SNOHOMISH, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say 45-year-old woman was shot to death northeast of Seattle in her Snohomish-area home and a man believed to be her husband has been arrested. The Seattle Times reports a man called 911 around 9 p.m. Monday and reported that someone had been hurt in his home and "just...

Palin's son moves to court program after assaulting father

Jun. 19, 2018 6:04 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Track Palin was formally accepted into a diversion court program Tuesday after assaulting his father, the former first gentleman of the state of Alaska, so severely it left him bleeding from the head. Palin, the son of 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate and former Alaska...

Nashville protesters arrested after preparing to light fire

Jun. 19, 2018 5:53 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A group of protesters who had been preparing to light a fire outside of the state War Memorial Building in Nashville have been charged during the final week of the Poor People's Campaign. A statement from the Poor People's Campaign says protesters held a religious ceremony in the...

NYPD will start using summonses, not arrests, for marijuana

Jun. 19, 2018 5:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lighting up a joint in the Big Apple could lighten some wallets, but won't lead to handcuffs in most cases once New York City's revamped marijuana enforcement policy goes into effect on Labor Day weekend. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday police officers will shift to issuing criminal...

Jury selection bias means new trial in suit against troopers

Jun. 19, 2018 5:39 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A black Indiana man who sued four Louisiana state troopers after being handcuffed and detained during a trip to New Orleans is entitled to have his case tried again because of racial discrimination in jury selection, a federal judge has ruled. Lyle Dotson said he was illegally assaulted...

Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

Jun. 19, 2018 5:16 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown sued the city of Milwaukee and its police department Tuesday, saying officers' use of a stun gun during his arrest for a parking violation constitutes excessive force and that they targeted him because he is black. Brown's attorney Mark Thomsen filed...

Lawyer: Police think slaying of XXXTentacion was random

Jun. 19, 2018 5:10 PM EDT

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The lawyer for slain rapper XXXTentacion said Tuesday that detectives believe he was fatally shot in a random robbery while likely planning to buy a motorcycle at an upscale shop near a residential neighborhood in South Florida. Attorney David Bogenschutz said investigators...

Georgia officer arrested, charged with assaulting woman

Jun. 19, 2018 4:49 PM EDT

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer has been arrested on accusations of assaulting a woman during sex while he was off duty, authorities said Tuesday. Officer Robert Lanier New was arrested Monday night and faces a misdemeanor charge of simple battery and a felony charge of aggravated assault,...