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  • Lawsuit: Boston schools cooperate with immigration officials

    BOSTON (AP) — A coalition of civil rights and student advocacy groups sued the Boston Public Schools on Thursday to find out how much student information the system shares with federal immigration officials. The groups, including the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, allege in the lawsuit that the school system and Superintendent […]
  • Hearing delayed for boy charged in Indiana school shooting

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A judge has delayed the fact-finding hearing of a 13-year-old boy accused of shooting another student and a teacher at a suburban Indianapolis school. The Indianapolis Star reports that the boy’s attorney asked Hamilton Circuit Court Judge Paul Felix to delay the hearing, which is similar to a trial. It had […]
  • Nevada pot regulators given more funds to deal with demand

    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s marijuana regulators say they are trying to keep up with demands at recreational dispensaries, where sales continue to outpace projections. The Nevada Appeal reports the Interim Finance Committee approved an additional $1.5 million for the Department of Taxation to hire more security guards and staff to process background checks […]
  • Belmont worker dies of suspected rare rodent-borne virus

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York state health officials believe a backstretch worker at Belmont Park died from a rare virus found in rodent droppings. The state health department said Friday that the racetrack employee was found unconscious June 1 outside the backstretch housing unit where the employee lived. The employee died June 6 at […]
  • Inmate charged in deaths of 2 Kansas deputies

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 30-year-old inmate was charged Friday in the shooting deaths of two Kansas sheriff’s deputies who were transporting him between a courthouse and jail. The Wyandotte County District Attorney’s office on Friday announced charges against Antoine Fielder, 30, but didn’t immediately specify what he is charged with. A news conference […]
  • Portion of Kentucky bourbon warehouse collapses

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Emergency officials say a large section of a bourbon storage warehouse has collapsed at a distillery in Kentucky. Nelson County Emergency Management spokesman Milt Spalding says about 9,000 barrels filled with aging bourbon were affected Friday at the Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown. Spalding says there were no injuries inside the […]
  • Donald Trump Jr. headlines Montana Republican convention

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. is set to rally Montana Republicans after his father said Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester must pay “a big price” for releasing allegations that derailed the White House’s Veterans Affairs nominee. The president’s son is the keynote speaker at the state GOP’s platform convention Friday in Billings. He […]
  • Student: Cruz said ‘get out of here’ before school shooting

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A freshman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School told investigators he encountered shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz in a stairwell as he was loading his AR-15 rifle and was told, “you better get out of here,” according to police interview transcripts released Friday. The student’s account is part of the prosecution’s […]
  • Father of girl on Time cover says she’s with her mother

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The father of the girl who is pictured crying on the cover of this week’s Time magazine says the Honduran foreign ministry told him that his daughter is detained with her mother in McAllen, Texas, and the two have not been separated. Denis Varela says he hasn’t heard from his wife […]
  • Ex-Las Vegas headliner loses bid to undo federal porn plea

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas Strip headliner from Germany lost his bid to withdraw his guilty plea in a federal child pornography case involving thousands of videos and images. Jan Rouven Fuechtener, 39, is expected to face at least 24 years in federal prison on felony charges of possession, receipt and distribution […]