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Cardi B rejects plea deal in strip club brawl

Apr 19, 2019 • 4:20 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Rapper Cardi B has rejected a plea deal in a case stemming from a New York strip club melee last fall. She is due back in court next month on …

Couple sentenced to life for severe child abuse

Apr 19, 2019 • 4:15 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

A California couple who for years starved a dozen of their children and kept some shackled to beds were sentenced Friday to life in prison, ending a …

Omaha woman charged with manslaughter in fatal crash

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:58 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A 23-year-old Omaha woman has been charged with manslaughter for her role in a fatal crash on the North Freeway in Omaha earlier …

Assembly passes Nevada sex assault bill

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:51 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - The state Assembly has passed a bill that would eliminate the 20-year statute of limitation in sex assault cases if DNA …

House judiciary subpoena escalates investigation

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:50 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena Friday for special counsel's Robert Mueller's report as Congress escalates …

Cardi B rejects plea deal in strip club melee case

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:42 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

NEW YORK (AP) - Cardi B has rejected a plea deal in a case stemming from a New York strip club melee last fall. WNBC says the rapper did not speak to …

Alabama rape suspect in custody accused of soliciting murder

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:37 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

MOULTON, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama man in custody is accused of trying to solicit the murder of someone to damage a rape and incest case in which he is …

Softball league president denies failing to pay caterer

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:35 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - The president of a Connecticut youth softball organization has pleaded not guilty to a charge of failing to pay a caterer …

Woman pleads guilty in fatal 5-vehicle crash

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:33 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - A woman has pleaded guilty to charges related to her role in a five-vehicle crash that killed a 49-year-old Washington …

Florida man arrested for making threatening calls to Democrat lawmakers

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:30 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

Police charged a Florida man this week with making threatening phone calls to several Democratic members of Congress, in each case complaining about …

Bullies and black trench coats: The Columbine shooting’s most dangerous myths

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:27 PM ET U.S. The Washington Post  

So much of what was reported about Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold right after their April 20, 1999 attack on Columbine High School was wrong. But it …

Plea deal reduces charges against ex-Waukee schools official

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:26 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

WAUKEE, Iowa (AP) - The former chief operating officer of the Waukee school district has resolved criminal misconduct in office allegations by …

Doctor charged with paying teen boy for sex

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:17 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts doctor is facing charges for allegedly paying $200 to have sex with a 14-year-old boy he met on a chat app …

Marijuana bill seeks protections for public housing residents in legal-pot states

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:17 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

Marijuana legislation proposed Thursday on Capitol Hill would circumvent federal prohibition if passed to provide protections for residents of …

Vermont man placed on probation for hate crime

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:17 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

BARRE, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont man has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to committing a hate crime against a transgender resident. The …

Charges at Minnesota cop's trial offer jury range of options

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:16 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - When a Minneapolis police officer shot and killed an unarmed woman who approached his squad car after calling 911, it was …

Mueller Report Likely to Renew Scrutiny of Steele Dossier

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:11 PM ET U.S. The New York Times  

The special counsel revealed that some claims in the dossier appeared to be false while others were impossible to prove. Republicans have vowed to …

Tennessee wants to help patients affected by doctor arrests

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:06 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee is activating substance abuse resources and statewide call lines to help patients affected by the arrests of …

Colorado trucker charged in deaths of 5 on Kansas Turnpike

Apr 19, 2019 • 2:56 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) - A truck driver from Greeley, Colorado, is charged with five counts of vehicular homicide for a fiery 2017 crash that killed …

Government says marijuana involvement can derail citizenship

Apr 19, 2019 • 2:54 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

PHOENIX (AP) - Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it's legal in the state …