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The Latest: Deaf man killed by NC trooper had police record

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 4:40pm

The Latest on a deaf man who was shot and killed by a state trooper (all times local):

Man accused of killing wife ordered to stay in jail

Brady McCombs and Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 4:30pm

A Utah man lost his bid Tuesday to be let out of jail while he awaits a new trial on charges that he killed his wife.

Judge hears motion for new trial in '91 killing of boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 4:30pm

A New Jersey judge heard arguments Tuesday from an attorney representing a Florida woman seeking a new trial after she was convicted of killing her 5-year-old son 25 years ago.

Mold leads district to shut schools during 1st week back

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 4:20pm

A mold outbreak has closed two central Pennsylvania schools during the first week of classes after summer break.

Haslam touts Tennessee Promise program at Columbia State

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 4:20pm

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday visited Columbia State Community College to welcome back students participating in his Tennessee Promise program that offers free tuition at the state's two-year colleges.

Man gets life without parole in day care killing retrial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 4:20pm

A man convicted of killing another man outside a suburban Atlanta preschool was sentenced Tuesday at retrial to life in prison without parole.

Rep. Brown's defense team allowed to withdraw in fraud case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 4:20pm

U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown is getting more time to find new lawyers after her attorneys asked to withdraw citing irreconcilable differences.

Coroner: Self-inflicted shot killed man in police gunfight

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 4:20pm

A car theft suspect who died after exchanging gunfire with police Sunday apparently killed himself after being wounded, the New Orleans coroner said Tuesday.

Wi-Fi? Why not? Homeless are avid users of free web kiosks

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 4:20pm

An effort to replace obsolete pay phones with Wi-Fi kiosks that offer free web surfing and phone calls has been a hit with panhandlers and the homeless, the least wired people in the city.

Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was premeditated

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 4:00pm

In a vicious, premeditated attack, a Georgia man threw boiled water on a same-sex couple who were asleep in bed, and told one of the men "get out of my house with all that gay," a prosecutor said Tuesday.

Posting could elevate severity of man's charges in killing

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 4:00pm

A Twitter posting by an Arizona man who was arrested on suspicion of killing his roommate during a struggle could elevate the severity of charges he could face.

Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship

Colleen Slevin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:50pm

A federal appeals court will decide whether Kansas has the right to ask people who register to vote when they get their driver's licenses for proof that they're citizens, a decision which could affect whether thousands have their ballots counted in November's election.

Police: 3 children, man die in Chicago apartment fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:50pm

A fire at a Chicago apartment building that appears to have been deliberately set killed four people Tuesday, including three children, police said.

Blacks in Texas face greatest pregnancy-related death risk

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:50pm

Black women face the greatest risk for pregnancy-related death in Texas, according to a new report.

The Latest: 50 campers and other evacuated in Grand Teton

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:50pm

The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):

The Latest: Debate ignited after judge bows out of sex case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:50pm

The Latest on the California judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail (all times local):

The Latest: Louisiana flood victim surprised by Obama visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:50pm

The Latest on Louisiana Flooding (all times local):

DOJ: Georgia schools violated disabled students' rights

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:40pm

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the state of Georgia over the treatment of students with disabilities.

Crews hauling away debris as Louisiana cleanup continues

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:40pm

Heavy trucks and their works crews have begun hauling away mounds of moldy carpet, warped flooring and water-damaged furniture as south Louisiana digs out from flooding the governor estimated Tuesday had wrecked more than 100,000 homes.