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Restrictions on carrying guns in public that are tied to an emergency public health order are going under the legal microscope in U.S. District Court in New Mexico.
A man is scheduled to die by lethal injection after killing two women in 1996 during a nine-day rampage in north Florida.
Opening statements are set to begin in the trial of three Tacoma, Washington, police officers charged in the death of Manny Ellis, a 33-year-old Black man, in 2020.
A new Texas law calls for every student who performs in the top 40% on a fifth-grade math assessment to be enrolled automatically in advanced math for sixth grade.
Hunter Biden is due back in a Delaware courtroom. He’s expected to plead not guilty Tuesday to federal firearms charges that emerged after his earlier deal collapsed.
Fresh details have emerged about the 13 federal executions that were carried out in the final six months of Donald Trump’s presidency.
After a fiery first day, lawyers in Donald Trump’s New York business fraud trial will move on to the more plodding task of going through years’ worth of his financial documents.
Donald Trump’s court appearances are no longer distractions from his campaign to return to the White House. They are central to it.
U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, was carjacked Monday night by three armed attackers, his office says.
Sheriff Paul Penzone of Arizona’s Maricopa County says he is resigning in January after serving almost two terms. Penzone’s surprise announcement came Monday.
Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo filed a lawsuit challenging the state ethics commission’s authority to censure and fine the former Clark County sheriff for using his publicly issued sheriff’s badge during his 2022 gubernatorial campaign.
Washington state’s minimum wage will increase 54 cents to $16.28 an hour next year. The Seattle Times reports the Washington Department of Labor and Industries made the announcement Friday.
Officials say a Florida death row inmate convicted of killing a deputy and two other people more than 40 years ago has died in prison.
The police chief who led an August raid on a small weekly newspaper in central Kansas has resigned, days after he was suspended from his post.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife arrested a man Saturday on suspicion of killing a mother black bear and two cubs in the Rocky Mountains a few hours southwest of Denver.
The Baltimore City Council has voted to confirm Richard Worley as the city’s new police commissioner.
Iowa’s health agency has said it will take steps to develop home and community-based services for children with severe mental and behavioral needs as part of an agreement with civil rights groups that filed a class action lawsuit.
At least part of a Republican-backed overhaul of the Ohio’s K-12 education system will take effect as planned, despite a court order Monday delaying the changes after a lawsuit said they violate the constitution.
A California man who says he was harassed after Elon Musk amplified social media posts that made false claims about him is suing the billionaire.
Preliminary autopsies show that five people who were killed in a central Illinois crash involving a semitruck carrying anhydrous ammonia died from exposure to the caustic chemical.
A judge has ruled that Alabama cannot shut down freestanding birth centers that meet certain standards.
When California Gov. Gavin Newsom needed to fill the U.S. Senate seat of his late mentor Dianne Feinstein, he could have turned to a big-city mayor, a member of Congress or a powerful legislator.
A U.S. Army lieutenant who was struck and pepper-sprayed by two police officers during a traffic stop in Virginia is asking for a new trial.
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has tested positive for COVID-19 again, reportedly for the third time in 13 months.
Authorities are searching a remote section of California’s Point Reyes National Seashore for a swimmer missing since a possible shark attack during the weekend.
A 95-year-old painter and his family who were threatened with eviction from their dune shack at the Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts have won a reprieve.
Two Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers indicted for shooting a Black man who was sleeping in a car outside his grandmother’s house have entered not guilty pleas.
A 73-year-old woman was hospitalized after she was attacked by a bear west of Glacier National Park and just south of the U.S.-Canadian Border.
A national Democratic law firm is suing Wisconsin elections officials over the state’s witness requirements for absentee voting.
Two Republican members of Congress say the federal government should investigate potential fraud in one of its largest anti-poverty programs.