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The Latest: Anchorage police ID 4 dead in plane crash

April 20, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Investigators examine the scene of a fatal airplane crash Wednesday, April 20, 2016, off Beach Lake Road near Chugiak, Alaska outside Anchorage. Four people were killed Wednesday when a small airplane crashed just north of Anchorage, the fire chief said. (Loren Homes/Alaska Dispatch News via AP) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the crash [&hellip...

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Officials: 3 to be charged in Flint water crisis

April 19, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 10, 2014 file photo, Attorney General Bill Schuette speaks at the Detroit Police Officers Association in Detroit. Michigan’s attorney general Schuette will announce criminal charges Wednesday, April 20, 2016, against two state regulators and a...

Ex-Arkansas pastor charged with rape gets 2 life sentences

April 19, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas children’s pastor has been given two life sentences in prison without the possibility of parole in the rape of two young girls. The Jonesboro Sun reports 39-year-old Anthony Waller pleaded guilty and was...

Texas police: Father kills wife, son, daughter, then himself

April 19, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

KATY, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a man shot and killed his wife, son and daughter before killing himself in a Houston-area home. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office says the bodies were discovered Tuesday morning in the Katy area....

Capital of conservative Utah will name street for gay leader

April 19, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Cars ride along 900 South, Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake City Council has voted to hold a public hearing on whether to name a street after pioneering gay leader Harvey Milk alongside thoroughfares honoring civil rights icons like...

The Latest: Plight of refugees among themes of prize winners

April 18, 2016 • National News, World NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the awarding of the 100th-annual Pulitzer Prizes (all times local): 4:55 p.m. The plight of refugees is among the social issues tackled by this year’s Pulitzer Prize winners. Among the prize’s arts categories,...

Houston area submerged after 16 inches of rain in 24 hours

April 18, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

HOUSTON (AP) — More than a foot of rain had fallen by Monday evening in parts of Houston, submerging scores of subdivisions and several major interstate highways, forcing the closure of schools and knocking out power to thousands of residents who were urged...

Capitol plot suspect appears competent; Nov. 1 trial set

April 18, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

CINCINNATI (AP) — A suburban Cincinnati man, the beard and long hair he had when arrested gone, has been calling himself again by his birth name and appears competent to stand trial on charges that he plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the...

Split high court now holds fate of Obama immigration actions

April 18, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Supreme Court justices expressed sharp skepticism about President Barack Obama’s immigration efforts Monday, leaving his actions to help millions of people who are in the country illegally in the hands of a seemingly...

2 men detained after fatal shooting of 6-month-old girl

April 16, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

DETROIT (AP) — Police say two men have been detained for questioning after a 6-month-old girl was fatally shot as she was with others in the yard outside a Detroit house. Detroit Officer Dan Donakowski says the unidentified child was killed when a gunman...