Freedom of Information Act

July 03, 2019 - 7:19 pm
Good afternoon! Here's a look at how AP’s news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org The...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2018 file photo, Kelly Knight Craft, U.S. Ambassador to Canada, speaks about NAFTA and Canada-US relations at an Empire Club meeting in Toronto. Craft is President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations. (Chris Donovan/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 24, 2019 - 3:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The email went out from senior Environmental Protection Agency officials to Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, responding to questions she had about a funding matter. But the acknowledgment email the EPA got back a few hours later wasn't from the ambassador. It was from...
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May 07, 2019 - 8:05 am
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man is suing Horry County police for not providing him with evidence from his case. The Sun News reports John Kubilis is accusing the department of violating the Freedom of Information Act. Kubilis was arrested in March 2018 on charges including unlawful...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2000 file photo, investigators in a speed boat examine the hull of the USS Cole at the Yemeni port of Aden, after an explosion ripped a hole in the U.S Navy destroyer. A federal appeals court has thrown out years of legal proceedings in the already-delayed military commission case against a Saudi charged in the deadly 2000 bombing of a U.S. warship. (AP Photo/Dimitri Messinis, File)
April 16, 2019 - 5:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has thrown out years of legal proceedings in the already-delayed military commission case against a Saudi charged in the deadly 2000 bombing of a U.S. warship. An appellate panel in Washington said Tuesday that a military judge improperly continued to...
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April 08, 2019 - 3:48 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Longtime Associated Press South Carolina Bureau Chief John Shurr has been inducted into the South Carolina Press Association Hall of Fame. The association honored the late Shurr at its annual meeting Saturday. He died in 2015. Shurr was the AP's bureau chief in South Carolina...
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March 20, 2019 - 11:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army is putting a nearly $300,000 price tag on releasing the results of water tests for a dangerous contaminant at its installations. The Army told the Environmental Working Group in a March 12 letter that it would charge $290,400 to provide records of water tests for...
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March 16, 2019 - 4:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released documents show that a former adviser to Russia's president sustained a complete fracture of his neck "at or near the time of his death" in a Washington hotel room in 2015. The documents from the city's medical examiner were released to Radio Free Europe/Radio...
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This undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows Larry Earvin, a former inmate at Western Illinois Correctional Center in Mt Sterling, Ill. Ervian died in May from blunt trauma to the chest and abdomen following an "altercation with correctional staff," according to the death certificate from Clinton County in southern Illinois. The death has been ruled a homicide, according to an autopsy obtained by The Associated Press. (Illinois Department of Corrections via AP)
November 18, 2018 - 4:06 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The death of an inmate following an "altercation with correctional staff" at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide, according to an autopsy report provided to The Associated Press under a Freedom of Information request. Larry Earvin died from...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 1995, file photo, a wolf leaps across a road into the wilds of Central Idaho. The U.S. government says it doesn't have to release information to an environmental group concerning investigations into livestock deaths in Idaho that can result in wolves being killed for preying on cattle and sheep. The U.S. Department of Justice, in documents filed Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in U.S. District Court, says the requested documents contain information that's exempt from Freedom of Information Act requests. (AP Photo/Douglas Pizac, File)
August 31, 2018 - 5:22 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Investigations into livestock deaths in Idaho blamed on wolves don't have to be made public, the U.S. government says. The U.S. Department of Justice in documents filed Thursday in U.S. District Court said the reports requested by an environmental group contain information that'...
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August 11, 2018 - 11:52 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — UNC-Chapel Hill has spent $21 million on investigations, public relations and legal bills connected to the six-year academic scandal at the school. The university's total bill came from a Freedom of Information Act request from The News & Observer of Raleigh. The school...
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