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Guns are on Supreme Court’s agenda days after mass shootings

WASHINGTON — A possible expansion of gun rights is on the Supreme Court’s agenda, days after mass shootings in Colorado and Georgia. The justices are meeting in private Friday to discuss adding new cases to their docket for the fall. ...

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Mysterious new system at border keeps migrants guessing

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — After hearing rumors that Central American families with younger children were being allowed into the U.S., Irma Paz left Honduras with her husband and two kids on a nearly two-month journey to the banks of the Rio ...

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Suppression hearing ordered

A state appeals court has sent a homicide case back to the lower court for a suppression hearing. Howard R. White pleaded guilty in January 2015 to first-degree manslaughter. White, who filed the appeal pro se, argued that the initial ...

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Official: Colorado shooting suspect prone to rage, delusions

BOULDER, Colo. — Law enforcement officials and former associates of a 21-year-old man accused of killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket have described the suspect as prone to sudden rage — and disclosed that he was suspended from high ...

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Feds: Oath Keeper coordinated with Proud Boys before riot

A reputed leader in the Oath Keepers militia group discussed forming an “alliance” and coordinating plans with another extremist group, the Proud Boys, ahead of the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, according to new court papers. The ...

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Suspect in 11 random attacks on men held without bail

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The suspect in a series of attacks on men in a Boston suburb late last year was ordered held without bail Wednesday, at least until a hearing to determine whether he is a danger to the ...

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Feds: Former Pitt official stole over 13K masks, sold online

The University of Pittsburgh’s former director of emergency management stole more than 13,600 face masks meant for school employees and students and sold them online in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a federal indictment announced Wednesday. ...

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New trial granted in rape case

The Fourth Department has reversed a rape conviction and granted a new trial because of an inadequate jury instruction. The defendant, Ruben Garcia, was convicted in October 2015 of first-degree rape. The alleged crime happened in April 2005, but Garcia ...

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Jury set for ex-cop’s trial in Floyd death; starts March 29

MINNEAPOLIS — A jury has been seated for the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer in George Floyd’s death, with opening statements set for March 29 in a case that led to weeks of protests and a national soul-searching ...

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Photos of migrant detention highlight Biden’s border secrecy

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s administration has tried for weeks to keep the public from seeing images like those released Monday of immigrant children in U.S. custody at the border sleeping on mats under foil blankets, separated in groups by ...

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Impeachment probe into Gov. Cuomo could take ‘months’

ALBANY — It could take “months” to determine whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo should be impeached after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct and questions remain about his administration’s undercounting COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes, the chair of the state ...

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Biden to nominate 3 federal prosecutors for New York offices

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden intends to nominate three prosecutors to run the U.S. attorney’s offices in New York, including the first Black man to run the Southern District of New York. Biden will nominate Damian Williams as the ...

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