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The Latest: Sheriff: Remains are Ohio college student

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:11pm

The Latest on the killing of an Ohio college student (all times local):

Indianapolis officer shot, suspect dead after chase, gunfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:11pm

Indianapolis police said one officer was shot and another suffered minor injuries when a suspect in a car chase opened fire on them. The suspect was later killed in an exchange of gunfire with police.

Sheriff: Dead bodies found inside Arizona home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:11pm

Authorities found an undisclosed number of dead bodies inside a home in suburban Phoenix and were investigating the deaths as suspicious, sheriff's officials said Tuesday.

The Latest: 16 Indianapolis officers fired about 200 rounds

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:11pm

The Latest on two Indianapolis police officers injured and a suspect killed in a shootout (all times local):

Video: Inmate lunged at jail staff before strangulation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:10pm

The Caddo County Sheriff's Office has released video of an April incident in which an Oklahoma inmate was restrained by jail staff and died of strangulation.

Grambling State's governing board names Gallot new president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:01pm

Former state lawmaker Rick Gallot was chosen Tuesday as the new president of Grambling State University.

Washington Monument to reopen Friday after elevator repairs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:01pm

The Washington Monument will reopen Friday after being closed for nearly a week because of problems with its elevator.

Former Virginia Tech students indicted in slaying of teen

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:01pm

Two former Virginia Tech students were indicted Tuesday in the slaying of a seventh-grade girl who was found dead last January days after authorities say she sneaked out of her window to rendezvous with the older teens, a county prosecutor said.

Suspect in student's killing was convicted of similar attack

John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:00pm

The circumstances, separated by 26 years, are chilling: Two women are attacked while bicycling alone down lonely Ohio country roads on warm July days.

Wish granted: Six-year-old boy is garbage man for a day

Darcy Costello, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:00pm

Ethan Dean has always dreamed of being a garbage man. Tuesday, the 6-year-old lived that fantasy: riding shot gun in a booster seat through Sacramento in a truck labeled "Ethan's Garbage Truck."

Inspector dies after recently evicted home explodes in Omaha

Margery A. Beck, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:51pm

A woman who was killed when a house exploded in Omaha was a property inspector sent to check the home after a tenant was evicted, authorities said Tuesday.

Weiner: I'd beat Trump Jr. like 'rented mule' in mayoral run

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:51pm

A Democratic former congressman who resigned in disgrace amid a sexting scandal says he'd come out of political retirement to thwart a potential New York City mayoral bid by Republican Donald Trump Jr.

Illinois lawmaker's 'internet scam' police report redacted

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:41pm

Police in suburban Chicago have released a report filed by former state Rep. Ron Sandack over an "internet scam," but it's almost completely blacked out.

Feds probe how University of Utah handles sex abuse reports

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:41pm

Federal education officials are investigating how quickly the University of Utah investigates sexual assault reports.

Idaho Lottery returns $49.5M dividend to state

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:41pm

The Idaho Lottery is returning more than $49.5 million to the state after seeing a record high in the lottery's history of end-of-the-year dividends.

The Latest: Prosecutor: No evidence of sex before slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:41pm

The Latest on the grand jury meeting in the case of two former Virginia Tech students charged in the death of a 13-year-old girl (all times local):

Suspect sought in death of Texas journalist, investor

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:41pm

A longtime Texas journalist whose death got the attention of UNESCO and journalism advocacy groups may have been killed over a disagreement in his separate real estate business, police said Tuesday.

Violence at club signals changing city in southwest Florida

Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:31pm

A couple of doors down from Club Blu, where a young man and a 14-year-old boy were killed while attending a teen party, shop owner Idis Edouard hoisted a rod above his head to gently move a girl's blue dress aside.

Transgender teen asks court not to bar him from restroom

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:11pm

An attorney for a transgender teen in Virginia is urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to bar him from using the boys restroom when he returns to school this fall.