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Within hours, wildfires set Tennessee mountain city aflame

Adam Beam and Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 7:20am

Tracey Mayberry told her boss to fire her.

Man convicted of murder in hot car death to be sentenced

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 6:41am

A judge is set to sentence a Georgia man Monday after a jury last month found that he intentionally left his toddler son in a hot SUV to die.

Supreme Court hears cases about use of race in redistricting

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 5:51am

The Supreme Court is returning to the familiar intersection of race and politics, in a pair of cases examining redistricting in North Carolina and Virginia.

Jury going into next week in ex-officer's murder trial

Bruce Smith and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 5:20am

The jury in the murder trial of a former South Carolina police officer charged with gunning down a black motorist will continue deliberating next week, despite at one point Friday appearing deadlocked by a juror who told the judge he could not "with good conscience approve a guilty verdict."

Texas officials: 8 hurt when bus with cheerleaders crashes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 4:40am

Officials say eight people were injured when a bus carrying high school cheerleaders crashed with a tractor-trailer rig in Texas.

Dazed Tennessee residents get first look at wildfire rubble

Adam Beam and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 1:50am

Charlotte Moore needed a phone charger.

Professor fatally stabbed on USC campus, student arrested

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 11:40pm

A student stabbed a psychology professor to death on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles on Friday in what was a personal dispute, authorities said.

The Latest: Professor killed on Calif. campus identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 10:42pm

The Latest on the fatal stabbing of a professor on the University of Southern California campus (all times local):

The Latest: Hundreds attend memorial for terror victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 10:21pm

The Latest on the one-year anniversary of the San Bernardino terror attack (all times local):

The Latest: Trump takes on another Indiana manufacturer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 9:40pm

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Police: Man fatally stabbed at University of Southern California was professor; suspect is student

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 8:51pm

Police: Man fatally stabbed at University of Southern California was professor; suspect is student.

Jamaican fugitive arrested day after making FBI wanted list

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 8:41pm

The FBI says it has arrested a Jamaican fugitive a day after he was added to the agency's top 10 most wanted list in the deaths of four people at a Los Angeles birthday party in October.

Alabama inmate seeks execution stay from US Supreme Court

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 8:12pm

An Alabama inmate on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stay his upcoming execution to consider whether a judge should have been able to give him a death sentence when the jury recommended life imprisonment.

Police: Marksman killed gunman after child ran to porch

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 8:01pm

The gunman had already shot a police officer, threatened to kill two children and barricaded himself upstairs in a house for 11 hours when one of the kids, a 6-year-old boy, escaped.

Hawaii summits could get more than 2 feet of snow

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 7:40pm

The summits of Hawaii's Big Island could get more than two feet of snow, with a winter storm warning in effect through Saturday.

The Latest: Police: Shooter impersonated cop at Tacoma mall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 7:40pm

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Chicago-area judge who let clerk take bench has Alzheimer's

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 7:01pm

A Chicago-area judge who allowed a law clerk to don a judge's robe and preside over a few traffic cases suffered from memory loss at the time and has since been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a state judicial board has concluded.

St. George man found guilty in 2008 baby death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:26pm

A St. George man has been found guilty for his role in the 2008 death of a baby he was watching.

No verdict in motorist death after 16 hours deliberation

Bruce Smith and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:22pm

The jury in the murder trial of a former South Carolina police officer charged with gunning down a black motorist will continue deliberating next week, despite at one point Friday appearing deadlocked by a juror who told the judge he could not "with good conscience approve a guilty verdict."