• Sheriff: Gun in City Hall shooting came from straw buyer

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The shotgun used by a man who was killed in a confrontation with police outside a City Hall meeting in suburban Minneapolis was illegally channeled to him by a straw buyer, a sheriff said Friday night. But prosecutors said the suspect in the so-called straw purchase...

  • Connecticut legislature approves NRA-opposed judge nominee

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut House and Senate have voted overwhelmingly to confirm a state judge nominee who was opposed by the National Rifle Association and other groups because she supported a gun control bill approved in the wake of the Newtown school shooting. The House...

  • Finished: Pit to access broken Seattle tunneling machine

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state Transportation Department says the contractor building a highway tunnel under downtown Seattle has finished digging a 120-foot-deep pit that can be used to access and repair the broken tunneling machine. State officials say Seattle Tunnel Partners'...

  • Uber says outside review shows customer data safe, private

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber Technologies says that if you catch a ride with one of its drivers, your personal and financial data are safe — from Uber itself. The ride-booking company on Friday used a blog post to release the results of what it described as a thorough outside examination...

  • Aaron Hernandez won't be allowed to watch the Super Bowl

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez won't be allowed to watch the team take on the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl while on trial for murder. Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson says Hernandez is not allowed to watch television and has other...

  • Balloon crew makes history crossing Pacific Ocean

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A pair of American and Russian pilots has traveled farther and longer in a gas balloon than anyone in history, trying to eliminate any remaining debate over a century of records in long-distance ballooning. The Two Eagles pilots surpassed the distance and...

  • Murder trial begins 35 years after 6-year-old vanished in NY

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Thirty-five years after the disappearance of a 6-year-old boy in Manhattan ushered in an era of protectiveness for America's children, trial began Friday for a mentally ill man with a low IQ who confessed to his murder and kidnapping. Etan Patz (AY'-tahn PAYTS') was a...

  • Treasurer McCord to plead guilty in campaign finance case

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's state treasurer has resigned and plans to plead guilty to federal charges accusing him of using his office to threaten potential campaign donors during his failed gubernatorial primary race last year. Democrat Rob McCord apologized for his actions...

  • Hilary Duff, George Lopez help in search for stolen dog

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A Beverly Hills shop owner who got celebrity help in hunting for her stolen dog has been reunited with the pooch. Police Sgt. Max Subin says detectives found Charlie the white Maltese on Friday at a Lynwood home and returned him. Surveillance video showed...

  • Wisconsin Gov. Walker previews likely White House theme

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Criticizing Washington as a city of power-hungry elites, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Friday offered a preview of his likely White House message between private job interviews with those looking to help his expected presidential campaign. "As much as I like coming...

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