LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
DETROIT (AP) — Robin D. Stephens lived through Jim Crow and thought the worst days of racism were behind her. Then President Donald Trump told four American congresswomen of color to "go back" to where they came from.
HOUSTON (AP) — A U.S.-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mixed martial arts great Anderson "Spider" Silva of Brazil became a U.S. citizen along with thousands of others in a mass naturalization ceremony Tuesday at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden was arrested again in New Jersey on Monday night, this time on charges of driving while intoxicated.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Four teens who pleaded guilty to throwing a rock from an expressway overpass in 2017 that caused the death of a 32-year-old man will be sentenced as adults.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court says some counties in mid-Michigan and the northern Lower Peninsula are holding clinics to inform people about expunging criminal convictions.
ATLANTA (AP) — No charges will be filed in the dispute between a black Georgia lawmaker and a white man she accused of verbally assaulting her for having too many items in an express checkout line at a grocery store, police said Tuesday.
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A judge may not rule for months on whether a former Michigan State University president stands trial for allegedly lying about her knowledge of allegations against Larry Nassar.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal immigration officers trying to arrest a Mexican national smashed a car window and dragged him from the vehicle in front of his girlfriend and two young children, prompting condemnation from the woman's Missouri congressman.
ATLANTA (AP) — As Sanjay Johnson describes it, his sexual encounter with James Booth on Oct. 2, 2015, was a one-night stand. But it would bind the men inextricably two years later, when Booth walked into an Arkansas police station and accused Johnson of exposing him to HIV.
DETROIT (AP) — A man who is considered a suspect in the killings of three women in Detroit has been charged with kidnapping and assaulting a 51-year-old woman in June.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Members of a Native American tribe in Wisconsin filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday in hopes of forcing Enbridge Inc. to remove sections of a major pipeline that runs across their reservation, arguing it's becoming more likely the aging line will rupture and cause catastroph…
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Native American tribe's lawsuit to force Enbridge Inc. to remove sections of a pipeline that runs across a Wisconsin reservation (all times local):
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal safety officials ruled Tuesday yet another fatal train crash in the United States has been caused by easy-to-fix human errors.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A criminal justice reform group that launched Tuesday has brought together Democratic and Republican governors, a Black Lives Matter organizer and a Koch Industries executive in an unlikely collaboration focusing on finding solutions to problems like racial disparit…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he can name at least 20 Democrats who, in his opinion, are worse than the "squad" of four Democratic female lawmakers he's been feuding with over their sharp critiques of his administration. He promised to name those Democrats "at some point."
The president of a Pennsylvania school board whose district had warned parents behind on lunch bills that their children could end up in foster care has rejected a CEO's offer to cover the cost, the businessman said Tuesday.
YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A tornado that tore across Cape Cod has put an exclamation mark on a wave of storms that broke the heat in the Northeast and Midwest.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials have signed off on nearly $93 million in tax incentives to help Fiat Chrysler open the first assembly plant in Detroit in decades.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida lawmaker known as a champion for child sexual abuse victims asked Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday to authorize a state investigation into the circumstances of wealthy convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's freedom to leave jail on work release a decade ago.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The percentage of female students nominated by members of Congress for admission to U.S. service academies has been rising, but men are still put forward nearly three times as often as women, according to an analysis released Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cellphone videos of people brazenly dousing uniformed New York Police Department patrolmen with water have sparked outrage and led police officials to urge the force not to tolerate the behavior.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For the second time, a judge threw out all charges Tuesday against an Amtrak engineer for his role in a high-speed derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight people, saying: "The law recognizes we're all human."
DETROIT (AP) — A man convicted of sexual assault 20 years after the crime has been released from prison after the Detroit Free Press raised significant doubts about the case.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A veteran Iowa police officer has resigned in the face of mounting claims of misconduct and a video that showed him striking a motorcyclist during a 2017 traffic stop.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two lawsuits filed Tuesday allege that South Carolina corrections officials violated prisoners' constitutional rights by failing to prevent a riot in which seven inmates were killed last year.
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government's new holding facility for migrant youth will close as early as this week, less than one month after it was opened in response to the squalid conditions in which children were being detained by the Border Patrol, according to the nonprofit operating the facility.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's new Roman Catholic bishop vowed Tuesday to work toward restoring faith in the diocese after a scandal over the former bishop's sexual harassment of adults and lavish spending of church money.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In just 2½ years, the Trump administration has put its stamp on the nation's immigration court system, appointing more than 4 in 10 judges while dramatically expanding the bench and issuing new rules that make it harder for migrants to win their cases and stay in the country.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Environmental groups in the Great Lakes region want the 2020 presidential candidates to talk more about clean water.
DETROIT (AP) — Crews are continuing to make progress on restoring electricity after severe storms over two days knocked out power to over 800,000 Michigan homes and businesses.
MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) — The crew of a Mackinac Island ferry is being credited for rescuing a young girl whose inner tube was blown away from a beach in northern Michigan.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A white elementary school principal is suing a Michigan school district for $5 million, alleging racial discrimination and a conspiracy to favor black administrators.