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By DAVE COLLINS February 19, 2017 | 08:12 AM EST
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gun rights supporters and state Republican lawmakers are fighting huge gun permit fee increases proposed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, saying they would price many people out of being able to exercise their Second Amendment right to bear arms.
By The Associated Press February 19, 2017 | 03:08 AM EST
Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman, a blind Egyptian cleric who died in prison Saturday, was convicted in 1995 along with nine followers of a conspiracy to blow up the United Nations, FBI offices, highway tunnels and other New York-area landmarks in a single day of terror.
By JAMIE STENGLE and DIANA HEIDGERD February 19, 2017 | 03:08 AM EST
DALLAS (AP) — Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, has died. She was 69.
February 19, 2017 | 02:07 AM EST
HONOLULU (AP) — A man is dead after he breached security at Honolulu International Airport and stopped breathing, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.
February 19, 2017 | 01:07 AM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on storms in California (all times local):
By ROBERT JABLON February 19, 2017 | 01:07 AM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least three people, eased off Saturday. But it was only a temporary reprieve as new storms took aim farther north.
By KEN RITTER February 19, 2017 | 00:06 AM EST
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A yearlong academic study of sex trafficking in Las Vegas is providing a glimpse into a shadowy world beneath the neon glow where underage girls, threatened by pimps, solicit for business in casinos, on streets and online.
By JOSH HOFFNER February 18, 2017 | 23:05 PM EST
PHOENIX (AP) — For years, immigrants being released from jails in Phoenix would routinely be kept locked up an extra couple days to give federal authorities time to check their immigration status and launch deportation proceedings.
February 18, 2017 | 22:04 PM EST
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some joggers weren't joking when they said they were going out for a "brief run."
By The Associated Press February 18, 2017 | 22:04 PM EST
Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York City in the decade before 9/11 and spiritual guide to a generation of Islamic militants, has died in a federal prison. He was 78.
February 18, 2017 | 21:03 PM EST
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a vehicle in President Donald Trump's motorcade was struck by a "2x4" and five middle school students are now facing charges.
February 18, 2017 | 21:03 PM EST
DENVER (AP) — A 26-year-old man says he was making an action video with friends when he fell 40 feet down the chimney of a downtown Denver apartment building.
February 18, 2017 | 19:58 PM EST
WINFIELD, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County, Alabama.
February 18, 2017 | 19:58 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council's chairman says the body will consider revising its recently-passed law granting a half-million workers in the nation's capital up to eight weeks of paid family leave.
By JAMIE STENGLE and DIANA HEIDGERD February 18, 2017 | 19:58 PM EST
DALLAS (AP) — Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, died Saturday. She was 69.
February 18, 2017 | 18:57 PM EST
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Police say a man shot by an officer after opening fire at residents, cars and police officers in Oakland died hours later at a hospital.
By The Associated Press February 18, 2017 | 18:57 PM EST
Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman, a blind Egyptian cleric who died in prison Saturday, was convicted in 1995 along with nine followers of a conspiracy to blow up the United Nations, FBI offices, highway tunnels and other New York-area landmarks in a single day of terror.
February 18, 2017 | 18:57 PM EST
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — An explosion and fire erupted Saturday at a California oil refinery, exactly two years after a blast that crippled the plant and led to higher gasoline prices, authorities said.
February 18, 2017 | 17:56 PM EST
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police say Mayor Jonathan Rothschild wasn't injured when he was carjacked at gunpoint.
February 18, 2017 | 17:56 PM EST
MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Europe (all times local):