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Woman's death blamed on wound from 2017 Vegas Strip massacre

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Medical officials in Las Vegas have attributed the death of a 29-year-old Las Vegas woman to complications from a gunshot wound she received during the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history nearly three years ago. However, Las Vegas police said the department does not plan ...

Native American activist guilty of rape but not kidnapping

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico jury on Friday convicted a Native American activist of rape and voyeurism, but acquitted him of kidnapping - the most serious charge against him. Santa Fe jurors deliberated for less than four hours before announcing their verdict against Redwolf Pope. ...

State attorneys defend law allowing universal voting by mail

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Attorneys for the Delaware Department of Elections are asking a Chancery Court judge to reject the state Republican Party’s challenge to a new law allowing universal voting by mail in the November election. The GOP filed a lawsuit last month arguing lawmakers in the Democrat-controlled ...

Charges upgraded, second suspect arrested in Omaha death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A man charged in the death of a teenager at an Omaha motel is now facing a second-degree murder charge, police said Friday. Mason Beaverson, 20, originally faced a manslaughter charge in the Sept. 4 death of of 17-year-old Evan Latto at a Motel 6. ...

Bergdahl lawyers say judge's job application posed conflict

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A new motion filed in the case of former U.S Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is asking the highest appeals court for the U.S. military to overturn his conviction, citing an alleged conflict of interest involving the judge who originally presided over his sentencing. The motion filed ...

Official: Florida deputy fatally shoots man with shovel

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida deputy fatally shot a man armed with a shovel early Thursday morning, authorities said. Collier County deputies responded to a disturbance in an Immokalee neighborhood shortly after 1 a.m., according to sheriff's office Facebook post. A woman had called 911 to report that a ...

Hawaii court hears case on legality of foreign fishing labor

HONOLULU (AP) - The Hawaii Supreme Court heard arguments Friday on the legality of issuing licenses to foreign workers in Hawaii’s longline commercial fishing fleet, which for years has been under scrutiny after an Associated Press investigation revealed claims of human trafficking and questionable labor practices. The case involves ...

U.S. beefs up defenses in Syria after encounter with Russians

The Pentagon said Friday it has sent Bradley Fighting Vehicles to Syria, deployed new radar systems and increased the number of fighter jet patrols to "ensure the protection of our forces" — a clear message to Moscow just weeks after a run-in between American and Russian troops. In a statement, ...

Man charged in death of woman set to testify against him

GRANT CITY, Mo. (AP) - A northwest Missouri man was charged Friday with second-degree murder in the death of a woman who was scheduled to testify against him. Jeremiah Searles, of Bethany, also was charged with abandonment of a corpse. He was accused of killing Melissa Chapman, who was missing ...

Warrant approved for Nebraska bar owner in protestor's death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An arrest warrant has been approved for a former Omaha bar owner who shot and killed a protester during a confrontation outside his bar in May. Jake Gardner, 38, was charged Tuesday in the death of James Scurlock, 22, during a protest outside Gardner's bar during ...

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