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Pharmacist accused of destroying vaccine charged

Jan 19, 2021

Prosecutors have charged a Wisconsin pharmacist accused of spoiling COVID-19 vaccine with misdemeanor property damage

Self-described militia members jailed on riot charges

Jan 19, 2021

Federal authorities said Tuesday that they’ve charged a leader in a paramilitary group with conspiracy and related counts after he and some of the group’s members helped storm the U.S. Capitol

US rejects Ford, Mazda requests to avoid Takata recalls

Jan 19, 2021

The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has rejected a request from Ford and Mazda to avoid recalling about 3 million vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators

Reports: Seattle police violated policies at summer protests

Jan 19, 2021

Reports from an independent agency say a Seattle police officer who threw a tear gas canister that hit a reporter, and other officers who threw blast balls that hit individuals during last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests violated policies

Tribal leaders blast congressman opposed to Biden nomination

Jan 19, 2021

A group of Native American tribes in a Minnesota congressman’s district is rebuking him for his attempts to derail President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for Interior secretary

US soldier arrested in plot to blow up NYC 9/11 Memorial

Jan 19, 2021

Authorities say a U.S. Army soldier has been arrested in Georgia on terrorism charges after he spoke online about plotting to blow up the 9/11 Memorial in New York City and attack U.S. soldiers in the Middle East

SAT doing away with optional essay, subject tests

Jan 19, 2021

The College Board is removing the optional essay from the SAT and doing away with subject tests amid a changing college admissions landscape

Man charged with 5 new felonies in Iowa Trump rally shooting

Jan 19, 2021

Prosecutors have added five felony weapons and assault counts against a white man already charged with attempted murder for shooting into a car carrying four Black girls during a rally for President Trump in Iowa

Tests show DNA of death row inmate, unknown man, on knife

Jan 19, 2021

An attorney for Pervis Payne says DNA evidence belonging to the Tennessee death row inmate has been found on part of a knife used in the slayings of a mother and daughter 33 years ago, but DNA from an unknown man also was found on the murder weapon

Michigan man sentenced to prison in drowning of autistic son

Jan 19, 2021

A former western Michigan college professor has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty in his severely autistic teenage son’s drowning death in an icy backyard pool

Driver fatally trapped between car, parking garage machine

Jan 19, 2021

A motorist was killed when her head became trapped between her vehicle and a payment machine at a parking garage in Ohio’s capital city

FBI: Man who wore GPS device during Capitol riots arrested

Jan 19, 2021

The FBI says a self-professed white supremacist was wearing a GPS-enabled monitoring device when he joined the crowd of Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol this month

10 largest US jackpots

Jan 19, 2021

A look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots that have been won and the states where the winning tickets were sold

Mega Millions jackpot now $865M; Powerball up to $730M

Jan 19, 2021

Lottery players are getting another shot at the third-largest jackpot in U.S. history

5 charged, 4 wounded in shootings in Pennsylvania's Poconos

Jan 19, 2021

Five people have been charged in connection with a series of shootings in a community in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains that left four people wounded