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Police say 2 people killed in Florida nightclub shooting were 14-year-old and 18-year-old

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:20am

Police say 2 people killed in Florida nightclub shooting were 14-year-old and 18-year-old.

UofL trustees set to decide Ramsey's status Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:10am

University of Louisville trustees appear ready to decide the status of embattled campus President James Ramsey.

Texas sheriff: Officer fatally shot at Austin-area home

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:10am

A Texas sheriff's deputy was shot and killed at his home north of Austin before dawn on Monday in what authorities said appeared to be an attempted robbery.

Boston Marathon bombing amputee scales mountain in Ecuador

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:00am

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis can check mountaineering off her bucket list.

Delaware police: Trooper, man exchange gunfire during chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:50am

Delaware State Police say a trooper returned fire when a man fired at him during a chase, but neither was hit.

Alabama jailer charged with using Bible to smuggle drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:50am

A county jail guard in Alabama has been charged with trying to smuggle drugs inside a Bible.

Idaho girl fatally injured in Nebraska crash, patrol says

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:40am

A child has been fatally injured in the collision of two semitrailers on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska.

Connecticut fireman returns after alarming cancer diagnosis

Robert Storace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:30am

He's a fighter.

Elm Watch would prefer to never see disease kill more trees

Scott Stafford, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:30am

It's been a while since Priscilla Rafuse would play in Brattle Brook Park under the giant American elm tree.

Massachusetts dragon boat team helps rebuild after cancer

Sarah Crosby, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:30am

Their paddles slicing through glass-like waters, nearly two dozen athletes work in total synchronicity to glide across the Connecticut. A vibrant dragon head leads the crew around river bends and through straightaways at Connecticut River Greenway State Park. With each blade full of water, the human-powered watercraft takes off.

Gunfire at teen nightclub party leaves 2 dead, 17 wounded

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:30am

Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two dead and at least 17 wounded, officials said Monday.

GPS leads police to man wanted in South Carolina homicides

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:30am

Police in South Carolina say they were able to find a man wanted in a double homicide because he was wearing a GPS device after an earlier burglary conviction and his arrest on attempted murder charges.

Father, 2 sons drown on Sabine River in Louisiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:20am

Sheriff's deputies in Louisiana say a father and his two sons drowned on the Sabine River near Merryville.

The Latest: California fire drives people from 10,000 homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:20am

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

Washington Monument remains closed for elevator repair

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:10am

Officials say the Washington Monument remains closed while workers make repairs to the elevator.

Coast Guard airlifts 2 from cruise ship off Virginia coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:00am

The Coast Guard flew two cruise ship passengers by helicopter from off the Virginia Coast.

Police: Off-duty officer fires when person points weapon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:00am

Police say an off-duty officer investigating the sound of gunshots in northwest Washington fired his gun when a person pointed a weapon in his direction.

Alabama superintendent lifts ban on 'Amazing Grace'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:50am

An Alabama school superintendent who banned a high school marching band from playing "Amazing Grace" is reversing his decision.

Nicholls president leads creation of stability for students

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:40am

After cuts to higher education and uncertainty about the future of TOPS, Nicholls State University President Bruce Murphy hopes to provide stability and opportunity at Nicholls.