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  • Child’s death highlights communication barriers on border

    Shortly before a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in U.S. custody, her father signed a form stating that his daughter was in good health. But it’s unclear how much the man understood on the form, which was written in English and read to him in Spanish by Border Patrol agents. The death of Jakelin Caal highlights […]
  • Hungary sees 4th day of protests over overtime, other issues

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Several thousand people marched through Hungary’s capital Sunday in a fourth day of demonstrations against new laws that critics say restrict workers’ rights and undermine democracy. Protesters chanted anti-government slogans amid sub-zero temperatures outside parliament as speakers denounced revised overtime rules that lawmakers approved Wednesday. The crowd became increasingly angry as […]
  • Missouri football assistant arrested for missing court date

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An assistant football coach at the University of Missouri-Columbia has been arrested for missing a court date on a traffic ticket. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Vernon Hargreaves was arrested Saturday after a University Police officer discovered an arrest warrant related to a court date Hargreaves missed last January. University Police […]
  • Maine shuts down pot Facebook page after critics poke fun

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The state of Maine has shut down a Facebook page detailing the potential dangers of marijuana use in response to a satirical page launched by pro-pot critics. State Center for Disease Control spokeswoman Emily Spencer tells Maine Public that Maine took the page down out of concerns about consumer confusion, misinformation […]
  • ‘Spider-Verse’ swings to the top; ‘Mortal Engines’ tanks

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” swung to the top of the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters, proving that there is widespread audience interest in big screen animated versions of Marvel’s marquee superheroes. The film led a host of newcomers that debuted to varying success on this pre-Christmas holiday […]
  • Prescott’s Sharlot Hall Museum to begin $2 million expansion

    After 90 years, a Prescott museum known for its large collection of photos and documents of Arizona history is getting an update.
  • Coast Guardsman kills wife, son, self at Florida home

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Coast Guardsman killed his wife and their 7-year-old son and then critically wounded their 8-year-old daughter before killing himself. Miami-Dade police and Coast Guard officials say 44-year-old Petty Officer First Class John Presnar fatally shot his 39-year-old wife Gretchen and shot their children early Sunday at their home […]
  • Reward offered in search for missing Colorado woman

    WOODLAND PARK, Colo. (AP) — Police are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of a Colorado woman who was last seen on Thanksgiving Day. An anonymous donor provided the reward money to the Woodland Park Police Department, which is leading the search for 29-year-old Kelsey Berreth. Berreth was last seen on […]
  • Trump says he’ll review murder case against ex-Army commando

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will be “reviewing” the case of a former U.S. Army commando being charged with murder, raising questions about the possibility he could jeopardize the ongoing military legal proceedings. Trump tweeted that “at the request of many” he will examine allegations that Mathew Golsteyn hunted down […]
  • Ex-police officers indicted in slamming of Louisiana teen

    BRUSLY, La. (AP) — An attorney for a Louisiana teenager shown on video being slammed to the ground by police during an altercation at school says charges against two officers are a “slap on the wrist.” A grand jury in West Baton Rouge Parish indicted former Brusly police Officer Dan Cipriano on a charge of […]