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2 missing, 6 rescued after Lake Moultrie accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:30am

Authorities in South Carolina say two men are missing in the waters of Lake Moultrie after eight people were tossed into the lake in a weekend accident.

AP NewsAlert

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:30am

Texas county sheriff says an officer has been shot and killed at his own home north of Austin.

Texas sheriff: Officer fatally shot at Austin-area home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:30am

A Texas county sheriff says an officer has been shot and killed at his own home just north of Austin.

Coast Guard airlifts 2 from cruise ship off Virginia coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:20am

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

Iberville school board close to naming superintendent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:10am

A new superintendent for the Iberville Parish school system could be named this week when the School Board meets in special session to interview its top two finalists for the position.

Parents accused of locking 6-year-old in dog cage overnight

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:10am

Pennsylvania police say a couple locked their children in a basement dog cage as punishment and even left their 6-year-old inside a cage overnight.

Off-duty deputy involved in shooting in DC suburb

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:10am

Authorities say an off-duty sheriff's deputy was involved in a shooting when two men tried to rob him.

The Latest: 2 dead, 17 wounded in nightclub shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:00am

The Latest on a shooting a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida. (all times local):

Last dance: Hundreds attend prom for dying Wisconsin teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 5:50am

A 14-year-old Wisconsin girl suffering from an illness that will take her life has decided to unhook her ventilator and die — but not before she attends prom.

Police: Drunken driver was playing 'Pokemon Go' during crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 5:40am

Vermont State Police say a drunken driver was playing "Pokemon Go" on his cellphone when he crashed his car.

Chicago ERs prepping for intoxicated Lollapalooza teenagers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 4:50am

A hospital not far from this weekend's Lollapalooza music festival is prepping for an influx of intoxicated teenagers.

Georgia man tells police he shot his 19-year-old stepson

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 4:40am

A Georgia man has been arrested and charged with murder after authorities say he told officers directing traffic after a church service that he had shot his stepson.

Surge of methamphetamine hitting Indianapolis neighborhoods

Madeline Buckley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:10am

At the depths of his addiction, Brandon George knew he could save money by ditching heroin and getting high on methamphetamine instead.

Twin brothers share bond 30 years after transplant

Andrew Vailliencourt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:10am

It was just a stomachache.

Last of slain Baton Rouge officers to be buried Monday

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:00am

The last of the three Louisiana law enforcement officers killed in an ambush near a busy highway in Baton Rouge is being buried Monday.

Quotations in the News

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 1:10am

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders after the resignation of Debbie Wasserman Schultz as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.

Californian who tried joining Islamic State faces sentencing

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 1:00am

A California man who aspired to join the Islamic State group in Syria and lied to get a replacement American passport to head overseas could face two decades in prison Monday when he is set to be sentenced.

Rock climber dies from fall in Maple Canyon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 12:40am

Authorities say a woman has died after a 60-foot fall in central Utah's Maple Canyon.

Jerome man acquitted in Twin Falls park shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 11:30pm

A Jerome man has been found not guilty of shooting and wounding another man at a Twin Falls park and will be released after serving nearly a year in jail for the crime.

'Like a freight train': California wildfire guts 18 homes

Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:50pm

Flames raced down a steep hillside "like a freight train," leaving smoldering remains of homes and forcing thousands to flee the wildfire churning through tinder-dry canyons in Southern California, authorities said Sunday.