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Accidental shootings raise questions about arming teachers

Posted 9:51 PM 12/8/2019

By MARTHA BELLISLEAssociated Press

SEATTLE (AP) - As the U.S. looks for ways to respond to mass shootings at schools, some say more people should carry guns, including teachers. But a close look at unintentional shootings by law enforcement officers raises doubts about whether more (More)


New Mexico granting fewer cyanide bomb OKs for coyotes

Posted 8:14 PM 12/8/2019

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Records show New Mexico agricultural officials have approved fewer licenses for the use of cyanide bombs - a device deployed by ranchers to kill coyotes.

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports records show state-issued licenses for cyanide bombs has declined from 86 in (More)


Police: Houston officer shot, suspect being sought

Posted 5:13 PM 12/7/2019

HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston police officer has been shot and a suspect is being sought. Police officials said in a tweet that the officer was shot about 6 p.m. Saturday. It wasn't known what led to the shooting on the city's End End. Police Chief Art Acevedo says on Twitter that one of the (More)


Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

Posted 4:31 PM 12/6/2019

By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is preventing the Trump administration from restarting federal executions next week after a 16-year break. The court on Friday denied the administration's plea to undo a lower court ruling in favor of inmates who (More)

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