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Updated 4 hours ago
Push made for 'right-to-farm' law
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In the nation’s agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world. It could be on track to become a right, written into law alongside the freedom of speech and religion.

Published 6 hours ago
Woman in beating video still hospitalized
LOS ANGELES — A lawyer representing the family of a woman who was repeatedly punched by a California Highway Patrol officer on video says the woman is still hospitalized but she’s no longer under mandatory mental evaluation.

Published 7 hours ago
Guard at Calif. state prison attacked
SOLEDAD, Calif.— A state prison guard was sent to a hospital after being stabbed repeatedly in the back of the head by an inmate armed with a handmade weapon.

Published 7 hours ago
Crews battle wildfires in Wash., Calif.
ENTIAT, Wash.— Several hundred firefighters worked today to contain a fire that has burned grass and brush across nearly 30 square miles in central Washington.

Published 7 hours ago
Mom of missing baby released from prison
PHOENIX — An Arizona woman convicted in the disappearance of her young son was released from prison today without ever providing authorities details on the whereabouts of the missing boy.

Updated 9 hours ago
Possible chlorine leak at Mich. amusement park
MUSKEGON, Mich. — Some patrons at a western Michigan amusement park have been hosed down after a possible chlorine leak near a water ride.

Published 9 hours ago
Police chief kills armed suspect at bank
PRINCETON, Ky. — Authorities say a police chief visiting a western Kentucky bank shot and killed an armed man who entered wearing a stocking over his head.

Published 11 hours ago
3rd Colo. county licenses gay couples to wed
DENVER — A third Colorado county began issuing marriage licenses to gay couples Friday even though the legal fight is far from resolved in the state.

Updated 11 hours ago
Biden calls on governors to lead
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the political gridlock crippling Washington, calling on Republican and Democratic governors alike to lead the nation “out of this mess” while insisting that Congress approve billions of dollars to repair the country’s aging infrastructure.

Published 12 hours ago
Person dies in Ind. plane crash
GREENWOOD, Ind. — A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says one person was killed and another was seriously injured when a single-engine airplane crashed near Greenwood Municipal Airport.