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Bicyclist found on northeast Georgia roadside dies of injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:00am

Authorities say an Athens man has died after he was found injured on a Jackson County roadside, where he had been riding his bicycle.

NYC girl paralyzed by stray bullet inspires graduating class

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:50am

A New York City girl paralyzed by a stray bullet from a gang member three years ago has delivered an inspirational speech to her middle school graduating class.

Police: Trooper shoots, kills man waving gun during stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:50am

Delaware State Police say a trooper fatally shot a man who waved a gun toward troopers during a traffic stop.

Report SUV crashes into Waffle House in North Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:40am

There's a big hole in a Waffle House restaurant in North Carolina after an SUV crashed into the building.

New data plan: Charleston schools update cellphone policies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:40am

The Charleston County School Board has updated a district cellphone policy written years ago when there were few cellphones but many kids had pagers.

Man charged with murder in slaying of ex-basketball player

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:40am

A 21-year-old Providence man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a former city high school basketball player.

The Latest: Justice pauses campaign to help flood victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:40am

The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local):

Teenager charged with murder after house party shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:40am

An 18-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and felony reckless endangerment in connection with a shooting at a Tennessee house party that left a teenage girl dead and two others wounded.

Massachusetts highway worker killed, driver charged

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:20am

A highway worker is dead after police say he was hit by an impaired driver on Interstate-93 in Massachusetts early Tuesday.

Police: 3 arrested during vigil for slain Baltimore rapper

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:20am

Police arrested three people on disorderly conduct and other charges after a vigil for a slain Baltimore rapper on Monday, police Commissioner Kevin Davis said.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo giraffe dies from urinary condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:00am

A 9-year-old giraffe at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo has died from an acute and untreatable urinary condition.

Residents put intruder in bear hug, beat him with his bat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:00am

A would-be robber armed with a baseball bat was taken by surprise when a man inside the house in Florida put him in a bear hug and his wife grabbed the bat and beat him.

Man wanted in police chase escapes into Pittsburgh Zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:00am

A man wanted in a police chase in Pittsburgh has apparently evaded capture by fleeing into the city's zoo.

Shark attack injures man off Sullivan's Island

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:50am

Authorities say a man was bitten by a small shark Monday in knee-deep water on Sullivan's Island in South Carolina.

North Vegas marking opening of historic site at Kiel Ranch

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:20am

North Las Vegas is marking the opening of a restored historic site at one of the first settled spots in the Las Vegas area.

11 people, dog rescued from overturned boat in New Jersey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:20am

Nearly a dozen people and a dog had to be rescued in New Jersey after a 21-foot-boat they were on overturned.

Dry thunderstorms raise risk of Utah wildfires

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:10am

Fire officials say Utah will have a higher risk for wildfires this week as dry thunderstorms are expected to move in.

Feds fund Native American health care boost in cities

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:10am

Health programs serving Native Americans in Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque and Reno, Nevada, are among dozens of non-profits that have been awarded federal Indian Health Service grants.

Fishing boat, yacht collide off Rhode Island

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:10am

Authorities are investigating after a 100-foot fishing excursion boat and a 70-foot yacht collided on Block Island Sound off Rhode Island.

Doctor gets 17 years prison time in sex abuse of 11-year-old

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:10am

A Long Island doctor is heading to prison after admitting he sexually assaulted a young girl whom he maintained an online relationship with after meeting her in the chat room of an online game.