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Suspect’s parents charged in Michigan school shooting

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A prosecutor filed involuntary manslaughter charges Friday against the parents of a 15-year-old accused of killing four students and wounding seven other people at a Michigan High School. James and Jennifer Crumbley were charged with four counts each of involuntary manslaughter. Authorities have said Ethan Crumbley opened fire shortly before 1 […]

State rests case at Smollett trial after star witnesses

CHICAGO — The state rested its case at Jussie Smollett’s trial Thursday after key testimony from two brothers who said the former “Empire” actor plotted a racist and anti-gay attack on himself in downtown Chicago and paid them to carry it out. After a three-day presentation of evidence, special prosecutor Dan Webb told the presiding […]

Ex-Epstein staffer testifies teen accusers visited mansion

NEW YORK — A former housekeeper testified Thursday that two women who have accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexually abusing them as teens were repeated visitors to his Palm Beach mansion, summoned by Epstein or his associate Ghislaine Maxwell. Taking the stand at Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial, Juan Patricio Alessi said that one of her accusers, […]

US will resume policy for asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico

SAN DIEGO — Migrants seeking to enter the United States will again have to stay in Mexico as they await immigration hearings, as the Biden administration reluctantly announced plans Thursday to reinstate the Trump-era policy and agreed to Mexico’s conditions for resuming it. Revival of the “Remain in Mexico” policy comes even as the Biden […]

Capitol riot committee has interviewed 250 people so far

WASHINGTON — The House committee investigating the Capitol insurrection has interviewed about 250 people so far, its chairman said Thursday, a staggering pace over just five months as lawmakers work to compile the most comprehensive account yet of the violent attack and plan to hold public hearings next year. Members and staff have conducted the […]

Omicron and delta spell return of unpopular restrictions

PARIS — Greeks over 60 who refuse coronavirus vaccinations could be hit with monthly fines of more than one-quarter of their minimum pensions — a get-tough policy that the country’s politicians say will cost votes but save lives. Weekly protests in the Netherlands over the country’s 5 p.m. lockdown and other new restrictions have descended […]

Tensions grow over Ukraine with the trading of threats

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met face-to-face with his Russian counterpart on Thursday to demand Russia pull back troops from the border with Ukraine, as tensions and suspicions grow in a confrontation over Ukraine’s increasingly close ties with NATO and the West. Russia on one side and Ukraine, the U.S. and its […]

Democrats hope threat to abortion rights will rouse voters

NEW YORK — Vulnerable Democrats from Nevada to New Hampshire are promising to make abortion a centerpiece of their political strategy heading into the midterm elections, betting that an intense focus on the divisive issue can rally their voters to beat back a red wave and preserve their narrow majorities in Congress. Strategists in both […]

Death of bullied Utah girl draws anger over suicides, racism

DRAPER, Utah — When her 10-year-old daughter tried spraying air freshener on herself before school one morning, Brittany Tichenor-Cox suspected something was wrong with the sweet little girl whose beaming smile had gone dormant after she started the fifth grade. She coaxed out of Isabella “Izzy” Tichenor that a boy in her class told her […]

4 officers denied immunity over 2017 fatal arrest attempt

PHOENIX — Four Phoenix police officers were denied qualified immunity in a lawsuit over the death of a Black man during a 2017 arrest attempt in which one officer pressed his knee into the man’s neck and shoulder area, according to a newly unsealed court ruling that rejected the city’s bid to throw out claims […]

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NM's record-high revenue projections keep climbing
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New Mexico's sky-high revenue projections for ... New Mexico's sky-high revenue projections for the next year shot up again Friday as state economists shared their latest findings at the Capitol. They ...
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Firefighters tackle warehouse fire in NW ABQ
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Albuquerque Fire Rescue responded to a ... Albuquerque Fire Rescue responded to a blaze at a warehouse in the early hours of Friday morning in Northwest Albuquerque. AFR, in a release, ...
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Baldwin: 'Someone is responsible' for shooting, but 'not me'
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Alec Baldwin said he feels incredible ... Alec Baldwin said he feels incredible sadness and regret over the shooting that killed a cinematographer on a New Mexico film set, but not ...
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Rio Arriba sheriff resigns as 3-year sentence is imposed
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Judge: Officials 'must be held to ... Judge: Officials 'must be held to higher standard'
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APD: Armed teenager shot by officer at apartments
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Chief says 16-year-old wounded after exiting ... Chief says 16-year-old wounded after exiting home with 'mulitple firearms'
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Governor adds stimulus spending to session agenda
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Legal clash over the handling of ... Legal clash over the handling of the funds poised to intensify as Lujan Grisham accused of spend
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DA’s lawsuit seeks GPS data for defendants on pretrial ...
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District Attorney Raúl Torrez on Thursday ... District Attorney Raúl Torrez on Thursday sued the administrator of the 2nd Judicial District Court in Albuquerque, alleging that court officials are violating the ...
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State to require booster shots for some workers
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More than 2,000 new COVID cases ... More than 2,000 new COVID cases reported Thursday
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Broad coalition urges support for PNM/Avangrid merger
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After PRC meeting, AG Balderas concerned ... After PRC meeting, AG Balderas concerned about commissioners' impartiality
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Sandia Prep junior sings her way to Carnegie Hall
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Sofia Chalamidas hopes to attend college ... Sofia Chalamidas hopes to attend college at either New York University or Carnegie Mellon, and become a professional singer