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Prosecutors to conclude case against Kim Potter
Prosecutors to conclude case against Kim Potter

MINNEAPOLIS, (AP) -- The defense team will present Kim Potter to the jury at some point.

Tornadoes kill two towns, leaving many in mourning.
Tornadoes kill two towns, leaving many in mourning.

DAWSON SPRINGS (Ky.) -- After the devastating tornadoes that claimed the lives of dozens in eight states in the South, Midwest and Midwest, tight-knit communities are now focusing on another task: the honoring and burial of their deceased.

Expert: Kim Potter did not justify using deadly force
Expert: Kim Potter did not justify using deadly force
Big California storm dumps snow, drenches parched regions
Big California storm dumps snow, drenches parched regions
Michigan School Shooting Suspects Parents Due in Court
Michigan School Shooting Suspects Parents Due in Court
Potter trial jurors see differences between gun, Taser
Potter trial jurors see differences between gun, Taser

MINNEAPOLIS, (AP) -- The manslaughter case against a Minnesota police officer was held in Minnesota. Jurors were shown the differences between her Taser and handgun. This was to ask jurors how an experienced officer could have confused the two weapons during Daunte Wright's shooting death.

A gasoline truck explodes north of Haiti, killing dozens
A gasoline truck explodes north of Haiti, killing dozens

PORT-AUPRINCE (AP) -- A truck carrying gasoline exploded in a fireball north of Haiti. It killed more than 50 people, and injured dozens more in this latest disaster in a country whose problems have only gotten worse.

Jan. 6th panel votes to bring Mark Meadows contempt charges
Jan. 6th panel votes to bring Mark Meadows contempt charges
Data show that omicron is more mild and better at evading vaccinations
Data show that omicron is more mild and better at evading vaccinations
Long recovery is possible in Kentucky's tornado-stricken areas
Long recovery is possible in Kentucky's tornado-stricken areas
A search for hope in the saved things is what took place in Mayfield's ruins
A search for hope in the saved things is what took place in Mayfield's ruins

WINGO (Ky.) -- She was sobbing when she arrived at the shelter. Everything in her house had been destroyed. Victoria ByerlyZuck called her neighbors and begged them to go through the wreckage in search of the one thing she couldn't bear to lose.

More than 13,000 customers have reported power outages in North San Diego County.
More than 13,000 customers have reported power outages in North San Diego County.

SDG&E reported outages in several communities Monday. Crews are currently investigating the cause of the outage and determining when power will be restored.

Benefits of Workers Compensation Insurance for Small Businesses
Benefits of Workers Compensation Insurance for Small Businesses
UPDATE: 2 DeKalb Investigators were shot while serving a warrant; suspect still at large
UPDATE: 2 DeKalb Investigators were shot while serving a warrant; suspect still at large
US jobless claims hit 52-year low after seasonal adjustments
US jobless claims hit 52-year low after seasonal adjustments
St. Louis officer gets short sentence in attack on colleague
St. Louis officer gets short sentence in attack on colleague

An ex-St. Louis police officer who beat a Black undercover detective in a 2017 protest against racial injustice has been sentenced for one year and one hour in prison. This is far less than the victim and the prosecutors had hoped for.

White House: 92% of fed workers under mandate are vaccinated
White House: 92% of fed workers under mandate are vaccinated

WASHINGTON -- The Biden administration's vaccine mandate for millions of federal workers seems to be working, with no apparent disruption to law enforcement, intelligence-gathering or holiday travel.

US consumer prices soared 6.2% in past year, most since 1990
US consumer prices soared 6.2% in past year, most since 1990
NYC braces for fewer cops, more trash as vax deadline looms
NYC braces for fewer cops, more trash as vax deadline looms
Wisconsin lawmakers send anti-abortion bills to governor
Wisconsin lawmakers send anti-abortion bills to governor
India slams China’s new boundary law amid border tension
India slams China’s new boundary law amid border tension

NEW DELHI , India criticized China Wednesday for adopting a new law on land boundaries that could affect the long-running border dispute between the two countries.

EXPLAINER: What would Minneapolis policing ballot issue do?
EXPLAINER: What would Minneapolis policing ballot issue do?

MINNEAPOLIS, -- Minneapolis residents are deciding whether the city's troubled police department will be replaced with a new Department of Public Safety. This proposal evolved from calls for "defunding the police" following the May 2020 passing of George Floyd at the knee of a Minneapolis cop.

EXPLAINER: What’s so big about the G20 besides economies?
EXPLAINER: What’s so big about the G20 besides economies?
Biden at Vatican to talk climate, poverty with Pope Francis
Biden at Vatican to talk climate, poverty with Pope Francis
NYC braces for fewer cops, more trash as vax deadline looms
NYC braces for fewer cops, more trash as vax deadline looms
In fatal shooting of mentally ill man, officer convicted
In fatal shooting of mentally ill man, officer convicted

On Tuesday, a California police officer was found guilty of assault with firearm in the fatal shooting of an unarmed mentally-ill man in 2018. The victim was driving away from San Francisco police officers when he was struck nine times.

Sheriff: US soldier kills grandfather; great-grandmother
Sheriff: US soldier kills grandfather; great-grandmother

A U.S. Army soldier was brought back from Germany to face the charges of killing his grandfather and great grandmother 16 months ago.

In the death of a woman's baby, a man and a woman are arrested
In the death of a woman's baby, a man and a woman are arrested
U.S. Issues the First Passport With Gender-Inclusive Option 'X'
U.S. Issues the First Passport With Gender-Inclusive Option 'X'
I-95 Northbound Closed in Delaware by Serious Crash for Hours
I-95 Northbound Closed in Delaware by Serious Crash for Hours
Residents of South County are bracing for the brunt of autumn nor’easter
Residents of South County are bracing for the brunt of autumn nor’easter

Residents and visitors alike watched from Westerly on Tuesday night as the seas got rougher and heavy winds and rain moved in.

The mayor takes a rest on the ground of his opponent
The mayor takes a rest on the ground of his opponent

The mayor of Laurentians was already cited for 13 alleged violations of his code. He was apparently caught on video urinating on the ground of one

Kelowna RCMP investigates fatal accident on Spiers Road
Kelowna RCMP investigates fatal accident on Spiers Road
GOP Election Chief who rejects Fraud Claims up for Fed Job
GOP Election Chief who rejects Fraud Claims up for Fed Job
NYC weather: How much rain can we expect? The worst storms forecaster
NYC weather: How much rain can we expect? The worst storms forecaster
Hoboken is ravaged by Nor'easter
Hoboken is ravaged by Nor'easter

Gov. Phil Murphy declared a state emergency because 2-4 inches of rain could fall, roughly half the amount that fell during Hurricane Ida.

California introduces new oil drilling ban in close proximity to neighborhoods
California introduces new oil drilling ban in close proximity to neighborhoods

California's oil regulator proposed Thursday that the state ban all new oil and gas drilling within 3200 feet of homes, schools, and hospitals. This would protect public health and create the largest buffer zone in the country between oil wells.

Haitians in desperate need of help succumb to the growing power and influence of gangs
Haitians in desperate need of help succumb to the growing power and influence of gangs
Official: The narrative of the riders filming train-rape is false
Official: The narrative of the riders filming train-rape is false
The Harbor Patrol searched but couldn't locate any oil spillage from California.
The Harbor Patrol searched but couldn't locate any oil spillage from California.
Haiti Gang boss threatens to kill missionaries abducted by him
Haiti Gang boss threatens to kill missionaries abducted by him

A notorious Haitian gang is accused of kidnapping 17 missionary workers from the United States. He has threatened to kill them if he doesn't meet his demands.

EXPLAINER - Guns on film sets: What does it mean?
EXPLAINER - Guns on film sets: What does it mean?

Halyna Hutchins, a cinematographer, died on Thursday following the accidental discharge of a prop firearm belonging to Alec Baldwin. Joel Souza, the director, was also injured and was released from the hospital. Police are still investigating many details. The Associated Press examines the use of firearms in film and television productions, as well as the safety protocols.

"The stakes are immense": The Bannon case challenges Congress' power
"The stakes are immense": The Bannon case challenges Congress' power
Drought recovery in the West is harder due to climate change
Drought recovery in the West is harder due to climate change
Coast Guard received an earlier warning about the California oil spillage
Coast Guard received an earlier warning about the California oil spillage
USA marks 200M COVID-19 photos shared with the world
USA marks 200M COVID-19 photos shared with the world

The White House announced that the U.S. donated its 200 millionth COVID-19 shot on Thursday to help invaccinating the rest of the globe. Biden's administration wants to lead a global vaccine campaign, even though it distributes boosters for domestic use. Critics say this diverts vaccines from people in greatest need.

Haiti gang demands $1M each to kidnap US missionaries
Haiti gang demands $1M each to kidnap US missionaries

A gang kidnapped 17 missionary members from the U.S. and demanded $1 million per person. However, authorities weren't sure if that ransom included five children being held.

Ahmaud Abery Slaying Trial: 8 Potential Jurors Advance
Ahmaud Abery Slaying Trial: 8 Potential Jurors Advance