Some guns sold by law enforcement end up at new crime scenes

In this Oct. 20, 2017 photo, rifles are lined up and ready to be auctioned at Johnny's Auction House, where the company handles gun sales for about a half dozen police departments and the Lewis County Sheriff's Office, in Rochester, Wash. Law enforcement officials around the U.S. are split over the longtime practice among police departments of selling the guns they confiscate. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

SEATTLE (AP) — A yearlong Associated Press analysis found more than a dozen firearms sold by law enforcement agencies in Washington since 2010 later became evidence in new criminal investigations.

Bundy lawyer agrees not to practice in Oregon

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo, Utah attorney Marcus Mumford, left, stands in front of the federal courthouse in Portland, Ore. Mumford, who represented the leader of an armed occupation of a federal wildlife sanctuary, has agreed to no longer handle federal cases in Oregon. (AP Photo/Steven DuBois, file)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marcus Mumford, the lawyer who represented Ammon Bundy in the Oregon standoff trial, agreed Monday to no longer handle federal cases in the state.

Autos overshadow the small gadgets at CES tech show in Vegas

Toyota's e-Pallet concept is unveiled during a news conference at CES International, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The smartphones and other small machines that used to dominate the annual CES gadget show have been overshadowed in recent years by bigger mobile devices: namely, automobiles.

Prison sought for ex-Montana lawmaker, convicted meth dealer

FILE - In this April 26, 2007, file photo, Montana House Majority Leader Rep. Michael Lange, R-Billings, speaks during a news conference in Helena, Mont. Prosecutors are seeking 28 years in prison for the former Republican lawmaker after he pleaded guilty to charges of distributing large volumes of methamphetamine in the Billings area. (George Lane /Independent Record via AP, File)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are recommending a former Montana House majority leader be sentenced to 28 years in prison for operating a drug trafficking ring that brought large volumes of methamphetamine into the state.

Colorado debates new gas line rules after fatal explosion

FILE - In this May 4, 2017, file photo, workers dismantle the charred remains of a house where an explosion killed two people in Firestone, Colo. Energy companies, local governments and advocacy groups will debate proposed new rules for oil and gas pipelines in Colorado after the fatal explosion last year blamed on leaking gas. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission opens two days of hearings Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, on regulations for installing, testing and shutting down lines that carry oil and gas from wells to equipment. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators are considering proposed new rules for thousands of oil and gas pipelines after a fatal explosion last year blamed on leaking gas.

Ex-Arizona sheriff, Trump ally Joe Arpaio running for Senate

FILE- In this July 6, 2017, file photo, former Sheriff Joe Arpaio leaves the federal courthouse in Phoenix, Ariz. Arpaio is running for the Arizona U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Sen. Jeff Flake. (AP Photo/Angie Wang, File)

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was spared a possible jail sentence last year when his political ally President Donald Trump pardoned his criminal conviction for disobeying a judge’s order, announced Tuesday he plans to run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Jeff Flake.

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