Sheriff: Ex-dispatcher accused of refusing to return $1.2M

A former sheriff’s dispatcher in a New Orleans suburb has been arrested, accused by authorities of refusing to return more than $1.2 million that had been accidentally deposited into her brokerage account ByThe Associated Press April 10, 2021, 10:53 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article GRETNA, La. — A … Read more

Mother arrested after 3 children found slain in Los Angeles

Los Angeles police have arrested a mother whose three children were found slain Saturday morning By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and DAMIAN DOVARGANES Associated Press April 10, 2021, 10:52 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LOS ANGELES — The mother of three children — all under the age of 5 … Read more

Prosecutors: Boy shot by police was with man who fired gun

Prosecutors say a young man who was with a 13-year-old boy fatally shot by a Chicago police officer last month fired the rounds that drew the officer’s attention By Associated Press April 10, 2021, 10:23 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CHICAGO — A young man who was with … Read more

Authorities: Iowa patrol trooper slain amid violent standoff

Authorities say a 27-year veteran of the Iowa State patrol was killed during a standoff with a man who fired on agents who smashed into his home in an armored personnel carrier By MARGARET STAFFORD Associated Press April 10, 2021, 10:10 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LIBERTY, Mo. … Read more

At least two dead as strong winds and rain hit southern US | US & Canada News

Several US states hit by storms that toppled trees and power lines, and damaged vehicles, homes and other buildings. At least two people have died in storms in the southern United States, authorities said on Saturday, as strong winds toppled trees, flipped vehicles and smashed homes and other structures across several states. A 27-year-old man … Read more

Prosecutors defend newer charges against Ghislaine Maxwell

Prosecutors hope to preserve a July trial date for Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell by defending an expansion of charges against her By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press April 10, 2021, 7:45 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — Prosecutors hope to preserve a July trial date for … Read more

‘Almost 180-degree turnaround’: More Black Americans open to jabs | Coronavirus pandemic News

More Black people in the United States say they are open to receiving coronavirus vaccines, a new survey shows, an encouraging sign that one community leader described as “almost a 180-degree turnaround” from earlier in the pandemic. According to the late March poll by the Associated Press news agency and NORC Center for Public Affairs … Read more

Beachgoer finds body of man whose truck plunged off bridge

Relatives say the body of a Maryland man whose truck plunged off the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel in December was found Friday on a beach in North Carolina ByThe Associated Press April 10, 2021, 4:37 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MANTEO, N.C. — The body of … Read more

US loosens restrictions on Taiwan contacts in defiance of China | Politics News

The State Department has announced that it will make it easier for US officials to meet Taiwanese representatives, defying pressure from China at a time of high tensions, and as the US Congress considers sweeping legislation to counter Beijing’s influence. The United States still considers Beijing to be China’s legitimate government, consistent with its switch … Read more

Pro-Trump congressman Matt Gaetz faces sex allegations | Donald Trump News

A United States congressional ethics panel has opened an investigation into allegations Representative Matt Gaetz engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a teenage girl and violated rules against accepting gifts. The House of Representatives Committee on Ethics said in a statement on Friday it would look into public reports that Gaetz “may have engaged in … Read more