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Nampa's fire chief injured in motorcycle crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 9:50pm

The chief of Nampa's fire department has been critically injured after his motorcycle crashed into another vehicle on Interstate 84.

2 men arrested, teen detained in California triple slaying

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 9:40pm

Two men were arrested and a 17-year-old girl was detained Sunday on suspicion of killing three people inside a Southern California home over the weekend, police said.

Mall victims include teen, probation officer, Boeing worker

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 8:40pm

Five people died in the shooting at a Macy's store in a mall north of Seattle. Authorities do not plan to make their identities public until Tuesday, but details about three of the victims have been reported by Washington state media. Here's what is known about them:

Police: 5 shot, 1 dead, after fight at Illinois campus party

David Mercer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 8:30pm

One man was killed and four other people were wounded in a pair of shootings early Sunday, including one that happened on the University of Illinois campus.

Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 8:02pm

Arnold Palmer dies at 87, Arnold Palmer Enterprises CEO Alastair Johnson confirms.

California wildfire in Sonoma County sends residents fleeing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 7:51pm

A wildfire that erupted amid hot, dry conditions and gusty winds in Sonoma County north of San Francisco has sent about 90 people fleeing from their homes.

Protests remain peaceful outside Charlotte Panthers NFL game

Meg Kinnard, Emery P. Dalesio and Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 7:12pm

Nightly protests have shaken the city of Charlotte since the shooting death of a black man by police last week, but Sunday's NFL game between the Carolina Panthers and the Minnesota Vikings was played without interruption.

The Latest: Charlotte mayor lifts curfew

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 6:31pm

The Latest on protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, over the fatal police shooting of a black man (all times local):

Runners sidelined by bomb blast take to streets of NYC

Rachelle Blidner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 6:30pm

A group of runners whose New Jersey race was canceled after a pipe bomb exploded on the route linked arms as they joined a New York City race Sunday, and said they had no fear about taking part.

Things to Know about deadly shootings at mall in Washington

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 6:11pm

Authorities on Sunday were investigating the background and possible motive of the suspect arrested in the slayings of five people in the makeup department of a Macy's store at a mall north of Seattle. Here are things to know about the shooting and the investigation:

Mall shooting suspect: 'Creepy,' multiple arrests, disputes

Martha Bellisle and Lisa Baumann, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 6:11pm

The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy's makeup counter had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather, and was described by a neighbor as so "creepy, rude and obnoxious" that she kept a Taser by her front door.

The Latest: 3 in custody in California triple slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 6:01pm

The Latest on the investigation into a triple homicide at a Southern California home (all times local):

Washington mall shooting suspect to be arraigned Monday

Stephanie Elam, Alberto Moya, Carma Hassan, and Joe Sterling, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 5:52pm

The lone suspect held in the killing of five people at a Washington state mall will be arraigned Monday and authorities are working steadily to nail down a motive, a state patrol spokesman said Sunday.

ACLU: Lafayette 'flag desecration' arrest unconstitutional

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 5:41pm

The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana says a man has been unconstitutionally arrested in Lafayette on a charge of desecrating the American flag by setting one afire and tearing up another.

Police: Neighborhood watch posts call to watch young blacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 5:21pm

Shreveport police are investigating posts to a large neighborhood watch group suggesting recent car break-ins are reason to watch young, black men or teens, and even for so-called "vigilante justice."

18-year-old Layton woman hiking dies in fall from cliff

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 5:11pm

Davis County Sheriff's officials say an 18-year-old Layton woman died in a fall from a popular hiking spot.

Residents evacuate Cedar Rapids homes ahead of flooding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 4:51pm

Several thousand residents of Cedar Rapids left their homes Sunday as floodwaters began to spill out of the rising Cedar River, and Iowa's second-largest city worked to apply the lessons officials learned after the record 2008 flood.

NY senator: Wireless emergency alerts must include photos

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 4:31pm

Sen. Charles Schumer says wireless emergency alerts should include photos — that includes the one sent to millions of New Yorkers last week about a bombing suspect.

Capitol Mix-up: DC hotels use image of Wisconsin statehouse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 4:11pm

The photo on several District of Columbia hotel websites was supposed to entice visitors with the beauty of the capitol building at sunset.