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November 30, 2015 - 9:28pm
52 min 20 sec ago

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has met with Rams owner Stan Kroenke a day before an NFL owners meeting where teams will discuss putting a franchise in Los Angeles.

Nixon spokeswoman Channing Ansley confirmed the Monday meeting. Ansley declined further comment.

Owners of the St. Louis Rams, San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders are all exploring moves to Los Angeles.

Nixon formed a task force to create a...

November 30, 2015 - 9:13pm
52 min 20 sec ago

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania college fraternity president says he and four others charged in a pledge's death during a hazing ritual in the Poconos tried to "cover it all up" when they met weeks later.

Daniel Li is cooperating against four Baruch College fraternity brothers charged with third-degree murder in the beating death of 18-year-old Chun Michael Deng.

Li testified Monday at a preliminary hearing when a judge ordered all five...

November 30, 2015 - 8:52pm
52 min 20 sec ago

MIAMI (AP) — Florida prosecutors are considering a boot-camp program that could significantly reduce jail time for a Canadian diplomat's teenage son charged in a fatal shooting.

The Miami Herald ( ) reports that prosecutors told a judge Monday that 15-year-old Marc Wabafiyebazu met the requirements to enter the six-month program. Participants receive behavior-modification courses, job training and drug treatment.

No decision has...

November 30, 2015 - 8:51pm
52 min 20 sec ago

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New UFC women's bantamweight champion Holly Holm is being honored by her hometown of Albuquerque with a parade set for this Sunday.

Holm captured the belt from the previously undefeated Ronda Rousey on Nov. 14 in Australia.

She now has a 10-0 record after pulling off the stunning win over Rousey in UFC 193, knocking out the women's bantamweight champ in the second round with a powerful kick to the head.


November 30, 2015 - 7:38pm
52 min 19 sec ago

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman has been convicted of first-degree murder for stabbing to death her three young daughters last year.

Carol Coronado had pleaded not guilty to killing her daughters, ages 2, 16 months and 2 months, at the family home near the Los Angeles suburb of Carson.

The 32-year-old was convicted Monday.

She was acquitted of an attempted murder charge involving her mother, who found the...

November 30, 2015 - 7:21pm
52 min 19 sec ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The latest on the resignation of California's oil and gas supervisor, Steve Bohlen (all times local):

4:15 p.m.

Environmental groups are stepping up criticism of California's oversight of the oil industry after the resignation of the state's oil and gas supervisor.

Gov. Jerry Brown's office confirmed Steve Bohlen's resignation Monday, saying he'll return to his previous position at the Lawrence Livermore...

November 30, 2015 - 7:08pm
52 min 19 sec ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is proposing to offer governors individualized reports about refugees in their states.

White House chief of staff Denis McDonough says in letters to all 50 governors that upon receiving a governor's request, the State Department would send back a "tailored report" on refugees resettled in the last month and throughout the year so far.

A copy of the letter sent to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was obtained by The...

November 30, 2015 - 7:08pm
1 hour 32 min ago

HONOLULU (AP) — The number of people in Hawaii infected by dengue fever continues to rise, and officials are asking the public to help limit the spread of the virus.

The State Department of Health reported Monday that 112 people were infected on Hawaii's Big Island since September 11. That includes 14 visitors to the Aloha State.

Department of Health Director Virginia Pressler says there have been no cases of dengue fever so far on Oahu, Maui or...

November 30, 2015 - 6:59pm
1 hour 42 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — JetBlue wants to recruit a few flight students with no flying experience and train them to become pilots.

The airline says applicants would still need to meet minimum requirements including 1,500 hours of flying experience before operating one of its planes.

JetBlue said Monday it only plans to put 24 students through the training. The airline has about 2,600 pilots.

Still, if JetBlue's request is approved by...

November 30, 2015 - 6:56pm
1 hour 42 min ago

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man convicted of killing two people decades ago is scheduled to be executed in February.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a death warrant Monday for 55-year-old Michael Ray Lambrix, also known as Cary Michael Lambrix. The execution has been set for Feb. 11.

Lambrix was convicted of the 1983 killings of Clarence Moore and Aleisha Bryant. Prosecutors said he killed them after an evening of drinking at his trailer near...

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