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Denver moves to reduce jail sentences to avoid deportationsDenver is moving to reduce the sentences of most municipal offenses to help some immigrants avoid deportation
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
A motorist passes through the tiny community of Varner, Ark., on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The state scheduled the execution of Kenneth Williams at the Cummins Unit prison at Varney for Thursday night. It would be the state's fourth execution in an eight-day period. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probeThe Arkansas governor says he sees no reason for anything beyond a routine review of execution procedures after an inmate lurched and convulsed 20 times during a lethal injection
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
White nationalists indicted on weapons, drug chargesFive members of a white supremacist group called the Aryan Strike Force have been indicted on weapons, money laundering and drug charges
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
Austin abortion clinic reopens following high court rulingA medical provider whose lawsuit led the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down much of Texas' tough abortion law has reopened an Austin clinic providing abortions
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to members of law enforcement Friday, April 28, 2017, in Central Islip, N.Y.   Sessions discussed the violent street gang that's gripping the suburban area.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
The Latest: Parents of slain teens meet with Jeff SessionsThe parents of two Long Island teenagers slain in a suspected MS-13 killing say they were pleased with their meeting with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Prosecutor: Charges likely in deadly fall at Penn State fratA prosecutor says the investigation into the February death of a Penn State University fraternity pledge who fell down stairs is likely to result in charges against "a number" of people
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to members of law enforcement Friday, April 28, 2017, in Central Islip, N.Y.   Sessions discussed the violent street gang that's gripping the suburban area.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
MS-13 street gang grips Long Island suburbs in violenceAttorney General Jeff Sessions has visited an area of New York's Long Island where the violent MS-13 street gang has been blamed for killing 11 young people since the school year began
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
A motorist passes through the tiny community of Varner, Ark., on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The state scheduled the execution of Kenneth Williams at the Cummins Unit prison at Varney for Thursday night. It would be the state's fourth execution in an eight-day period. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
The Latest: Arkansas asked to preserve execution evidenceAttorneys representing several death row inmates are asking a federal judge to force Arkansas to preserve evidence from the execution of a prisoner who lurched and convulsed on the gurney
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Alabama governor says no new DNA test for death row inmateAlabama's governor has rejected a request for a DNA test in the case of a death row inmate who's scheduled to die next month after evading seven previous execution dates
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
Private college mandates staff opposition to gay marriageA private North Carolina college is calling on faculty and staff to sign and live in accordance with a document that opposes same-sex marriage and abortion. One faculty member says she and eight of her colleagues have refused to sign it and are leaving.
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
North Carolina leaders spar in court over election changeThree North Carolina judges must decide whether Republican state lawmakers acted within their constitutional powers when they voted for a second time to curtail the new Democratic governor's control over state and local elections
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, South Dakota U.S. Attorney Randy Seiler discusses the details of indictments in an eagle trafficking case in Rapid City, S.D. A two-year undercover operation in South Dakota has led to indictments against 15 people for illegally trafficking eagles and other migratory birds. The case in federal court in South Dakota offers a rare window into the black market for eagle feathers, parts and handicrafts. (AP Photo/James Nord, File)
Eagle 'chop shop' case offers window into trafficking tradeA two-year undercover operation that led to federal charges in South Dakota against 15 people is offering a rare window into the black market trade in eagle feathers and parts
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
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