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Man charged in road rage killing of girl, 3, in Milwaukee

Jul 17, 2019

Prosecutors have charged a man suspected of killing a 3-year-old girl in what Milwaukee police say was an act of road rage

Lead paint suppliers settle California suit for $305 million

Jul 17, 2019

The nation's major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly two-decade old lawsuit

US heat wave just warming up for long and scorching weekend

Jul 17, 2019

The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend

Arrested reporter slams conditions at US detention centers

Jul 17, 2019

A Spanish-language reporter who was recently released from immigration custody says he was held in detention centers that were plagued by insects and he had to bathe with cold water from water hoses

Jury convicts boy who pointed gun at teacher, pulled trigger

Jul 17, 2019

A 13-year-old eastern Iowa student has been found guilty on three charges after he pointed a gun at a teacher and pulled the trigger, but the jury declined to convict him of attempted murder.

Parkland suspect allowed to skip hearings ahead of trial

Jul 17, 2019

Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz will be allowed to skip many future court hearings in the 2018 massacre that left 17 people dead

Jury finds former student guilty in pledge's death

Jul 17, 2019

A Louisiana jury has convicted a former Louisiana State University student of negligent homicide in a fraternity pledge's drinking death during hazing nearly two years ago

Man convicted for killing woman in front of her children

Jul 17, 2019

A Maine man who had served decades in prison for fatally stabbing his wife in front of her daughter has been convicted for fatally stabbing another woman while her twin children watched

Parkland suspect allowed to skip hearings ahead of trial

Jul 17, 2019

Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz will be allowed to skip many future court hearings in the 2018 massacre that left 17 people dead

Florida migrant teen detention center sees dramatic downsize

Jul 17, 2019

The nation's largest facility for migrant children has released hundreds of teens to relatives in recent days, easing overcrowding at the South Florida center that has come under intense criticism from Democratic lawmakers

Chief of NRA's ex-public relations firm, Angus McQueen, dies

Jul 17, 2019

Angus McQueen, longtime CEO of the public relations firm that shaped the National Rifle Association's most memorable messages until an acrimonious split last month, has died

Advocacy group sues over Illinois gun dealer oversight law

Jul 17, 2019

The Illinois State Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit over a law requiring more oversight for firearms dealers

The Latest: Jury deliberates sentence for scholar's killer

Jul 17, 2019

Jurors have withdrawn to deliberate on whether a former University of Illinois doctoral student should be put to death for killing a young scholar from China

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in prison

Jul 17, 2019

The notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison

Probe: Oklahoma virtual charter founders embezzled millions

Jul 17, 2019

State investigators allege the founders of Oklahoma's largest virtual charter school embezzled millions of dollars in state funds through an illegal scheme involving the use of "ghost students" to inflate enrollment numbers