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  • Mo. lawmaker who made Trump assassination remark may face ouster

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted a Facebook comment expressing hope that President Donald Trump would be assassinated could face an effort to remove her from office. Republican Gov. Eric Greitens and Lt. Gov. Mike Parson both said on Friday that state senators should oust Democratic Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, who has continued to reject calls for her resignation. “Senator Chappelle-Nadal said she hopes the President is killed. Republicans and Democrats have called on her to resign. […]

  • 1 American killed, 1 injured in Spain attacks

    WASHINGTON — The State Department says at least one American was killed and one injured in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain. In remarks to State Department staff on Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed the death and expressed condolences to the victim’s family. He said diplomats from the U.S. consulate in Barcelona are working with local authorities to identify victims and provide assistance to other Americans in need. Deadly Barcelona attack is worst in a day of […]

  • Ex-Manhattan city attorney pleads to child porn charge

    MANHATTAN, Kan. — The former city attorney for Manhattan has pleaded guilty to federal child pornography charges. Prosecutors say 55-year-old Bill Raymond, of Andover, pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of transporting child pornography and one count of possession child pornography. He admitted that he emailed child pornography to himself using a cell phone and a computer, and that he possessed child pornography. The crimes occurred in Butler and Riley counties. Raymond was Manhattan’s city attorney from 2012 to 2015. […]

  • 5 missing after Army helicopter goes down off Hawaii

    HONOLULU — U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are searching the ocean off Hawaii for five crew members of an Army helicopter that reportedly went down during a training exercise, authorities said Wednesday. Officials at Wheeler Army Airfield near Honolulu reported losing communications around 10 p.m. Tuesday with the crew of a UH-60 Black Hawk, the Coast Guard said in a news release. Responding teams reported spotting a debris field about 2 miles (3 kilometers) west of Kaena Point, Oahu, […]

  • 3-year-old girl and her parents found dead near Lawrence, Kan.

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — The Douglass County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of three people, including a 3-year-old girl on Sunday. Police responded to a report of a shooting around 1:30 p.m. in the driveway of a home in the 1000 block of E. 900 Road, southwest of Lawrence. Upon arrival, officers found a 36-year-old woman in the driveway with multiple gunshot wounds, who died at the scene. Police said she was not connected to the residence in any way. […]

  • Pres. Trump calls out violence by KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists, calling them ‘criminals and thugs’

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Monday that “racism is evil” as he condemns the KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists as “criminals and thugs.” He spoke in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House after meeting with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI director Christopher Wray about the race-fueled violence Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump has come under fire for his comments Saturday that “many sides” are to blame for the violence. In those remarks, he did not single […]

  • The North Korea threat- Monday’s developments

    GUAM — The Pacific island U.S. territory of Guam is the target of threats from North Korea but officials say the threats are not hurting its popularity as a tourism destination. Guam’s governor says it’s business as usual for the territory. Guam attracted about 1.5 million visitors last year and about a third of its jobs are in the tourism industry. Most visitors are from Japan or South Korea because Guam is a three-hour flight for them. The threat to fire […]

  • Virginia troopers killed in chopper crash while working Charlottesville protests leave wives, four children

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he is grieving the deaths of the two troopers, Lt. H. Jay Cullen and Trooper-Pilot Berke M. M. Bates, whom he knew personally. State police identified the victims as pilot Lt. H. Jay Cullen, 48, and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates, 40. Both men died at the scene. McAuliffe frequently uses state police aircraft to travel the state and said Cullen, 48, had been one of his regular pilots. Before joining the aviation […]

  • Judge enters ‘not guilty’ plea for Ian McCarthy, accused of killing Clinton officer

    CLINTON, Mo. — A judge entered a not guilty plea for a man accused in the killing of a western Missouri police officer during a traffic stop. Ian McCarthy appeared via video at his arraignment Friday at the Henry County Courthouse in Clinton. He is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death on Sunday of Officer Gary Michael. 37. McCarthy’s next court appearance is scheduled for Oct. 20. Michael was shot after he stopped a driver for a traffic […]

  • Atlanta gym bans police officers, military from joining

    ATLANTA — An Atlanta gym owner has banned police officers and military members from working out at his facility. Jim Chambers put up a sign on the door of EAV Barbell Club that used an expletive to announce that police aren’t welcome there. Chambers tells WXIA-TV that his gym has “had an explicitly stated ‘No Cop’ policy” since it opened. He says active members of the military also aren’t eligible for membership. The Atlanta Police Department tells the station that the policy […]

  • 3rd Boy Scout dies from injuries after sailboat strikes power line on Texas lake

    AVINGER, Texas — A third Boy Scout has died from injuries suffered when a sailboat struck an overhanging power line on a lake east of Dallas, an official with Texas Parks & Wildlife said. The 11-year-old Scout died Monday at a hospital in Shreveport, Louisiana, Texas Parks & Wildlife spokesman Steve Lightfoot said. The boy was sailing in a catamaran Saturday with two older boys, one 17 and the other 16, when it struck the power line at Lake O’The […]

  • Kansas couple killed in crash 1 day after their wedding

    CLEARWATER, Kan. — A traffic accident in Kansas has claimed the lives of a husband and wife, just one day after their marriage. The Wichita Eagle reports that the accident happened around 6:30 p.m. Saturday near Clearwater. The driver of a truck, Austin Wesson, was pronounced dead at the scene. His 19-year-old wife, Rebekah Bouma, died about 12:30 a.m. Monday at a hospital. Bouma and Wesson married on Friday. Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Lin Dehning says the cause of the accident […]