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Prosthetic leg stolen from boy, 4, at California beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:50pm

A 4-year-old Southern California boy visiting the beach for the first time had his prosthetic leg stolen but hundreds of people have reached out to help him replace the limb.

Sushi restaurant worker among 93 Hawaii hepatitis A cases

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:50pm

A Hawaii outbreak of hepatitis A has grown to 93 cases, including an infected sushi restaurant worker who might have exposed diners, the state's Department of Health said Tuesday.

The Latest: Emergency declared on Southern California fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:50pm

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

Coast Guard: 46 abandon ship in Alaska waters, await rescue

Rachel D'Oro and Mark Thiessen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:42pm

Two Good Samaritan ships were helping rescue 46 crew members who abandoned a sinking fishing vessel in Alaska's Aleutian Island chain, Coast Guard officials said Tuesday.

Medical examiner: Firefighter who died had heart disease

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:41pm

A medical examiner has determined that a New Hampshire firefighter who died in the line of duty passed away of natural causes due to heart disease.

Authorities ID remains as those of missing treasure hunter

Mary Hudetz and Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:41pm

A treasure hunter who disappeared this year while searching for an author's cache of gold and jewels in the New Mexico wilderness was confirmed dead by authorities Tuesday after his remains were discovered west of Santa Fe.

The Latest: 2nd rescue ship arrives at Alaska sinking site

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:22pm

The Latest on the rescue of 46 crew members who abandoned a fishing vessel in Alaska's Aleutian Islands on Tuesday (all times local):

Dozens of protesters arrested near Minnesota governor's home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:21pm

Police arrested dozens of people Tuesday while trying to reopen the street in front of the governor's mansion in St. Paul, where protesters have been demonstrating over the shooting death of a black man by a suburban police officer nearly three weeks ago.

Man arrested in California kidnap, charged in Oregon death

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:21pm

A small Northern California town was rocked by a shooting, kidnapping and carjacking on Tuesday, all allegedly committed by a man and woman from Oregon who led police on a high-speed chase before they were captured.

Young boy who went missing from Boston beach found dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:21pm

An 8-year-old boy who went missing from a summer day camp at a Boston beach has been found dead in the water.

The Latest: Dozens arrested near Minnesota governor's home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:00pm

The Latest on arrests of protesters demonstrating outside Minnesota governor's home over death of black man shot by a police officer (all times local):

Coast Guard: 46 people abandon sinking ship in Alaska's Aleutian chain; no reported injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:51pm

Coast Guard: 46 people abandon sinking ship in Alaska's Aleutian chain; no reported injuries.

Inspector dies after recently evicted home explodes in Omaha

Margery A. Beck, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:41pm

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.

Kansas stepfather accused of abandoning infant in trash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:31pm

Police in Lawrence, Kansas, say a 9-month-old girl's stepfather is accused of abandoning the infant in a trash bin earlier this month.

2 arrested in Grand Junction in connection with Utah slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:21pm

Authorities in western Colorado have arrested two people in connection with the shooting death of a man in Utah.

The Latest: Oregonian arrested in Calif. charged with murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:21pm

The Latest on two Oregonians arrested in a shooting, kidnapping and possible slaying: (all times local):

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:11pm

Police in New Mexico say remains found along Rio Grande are those of missing treasure hunter.

Los Angeles officer shot; suspect dies in running gun battle

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:02pm

A man fleeing police was killed after he wounded an officer during a running gun battle, authorities said.

Dozens of gang members indicted in Chicago area, Indiana

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:01pm

Dozens of members of the Latin Kings street gang in the Chicago area and northern Indiana have been arrested on charges of a federal racketeering conspiracy that included arson, beatings, extortion, witness tampering and the attempted murder of a police officer, according to indictments unsealed Tuesday.

San Francisco could let noncitizens vote in school elections

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:01pm

San Francisco officials are taking another try at giving noncitizens the right to vote in local school board elections.