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Images of suspect in 1992 Massachusetts slaying released

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 12:14pm

A prosecutor on Wednesday released composite images of a suspect in the unsolved slaying of a middle school aide nearly a quarter century ago, a rendering that uses genetics to predict someone's appearance.

AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases

Sadie Gurman and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 12:03pm

Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press investigation has found.

Alabama justice 'urged defiance, not compliance' on marriage

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 12:01pm

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore should be removed from office for defying the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage, a lawyer for a disciplinary commission argued on Wednesday.

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Appeals court can't guarantee Snowden safe travel to Norway

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:52am

A Norwegian appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit seeking a legal guarantee to allow Edward Snowden to travel to Norway without risk of being extradited to the United States.

The Latest: Alabama justice 'urged defiance, not compliance'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:51am

The Latest on the disciplinary hearing for Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore (all times local):

The Latest: Cops say man rescued at sea had violent episodes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:51am

The Latest on the mystery surrounding a man who was rescued at sea after floating for a week on a life raft (all times local):

Judge hands gov. second defeat in feud with rival pols

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:51am

A Kentucky judge has blocked efforts by Republican Gov. Matt Bevin to replace the board of trustees at the University of Louisville, his second defeat in an ongoing feud with one of Kentucky's most powerful political families.

White House blasts Senate for override vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:51am

The White House says the U.S. Senate vote to override President Barack Obama's veto of Sept. 11 legislation is an "embarrassing" shirking of its duties.

State health agency spokeswoman resigns over debate tweets

Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:42am

The lead spokeswoman for North Dakota's Health Department has resigned over acknowledged "inappropriate" comments she accidentally posted on the agency's Twitter account during Monday night's presidential debate.

Black man shot dead by police near San Diego, probe underway

Julie Watson and Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:41am

A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a "shooting stance," authorities said.

Sheriff: Man linked to 4 Ohio slayings can't name 1st victim

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:33am

An Ohio suspect linked to the slayings of at least four women says he can't remember the name of the first victim, who died more than a decade ago and hasn't been identified, a sheriff said.

Tipster, coincidence led to arrest in deadly NY bank robbery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:31am

Investigators say a tipster pointed them to the man charged this week in a 13-year-old fatal bank robbery, but the suspect coincidentally came to them on his own on an unrelated matter. And authorities say they used that complaint as a way of surreptitiously collecting his DNA.

Police issue warrant in U of Illinois shooting

David Mercer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:31am

An arrest warrant for a first-degree murder charge has been issued for an 18-year-old Champaign man in the deadly shooting at a party near the University of Illinois campus, police said Wednesday.

Senators vote to override Obama's veto of Sept. 11 bill

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:31am

The Senate acted decisively Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of Sept. 11 legislation, setting the stage for the contentious bill to become law despite flaws that Obama and top Pentagon officials warn could put U.S. troops and interests at risk.

Arkansas deputy identified in fatal shooting of armed man

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:21am

An Arkansas sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a man who refused to drop a shotgun has been identified as Deputy Joe Oberle.

The Latest: Police: Video of killing too gruesome to release

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:21am

The Latest on protests following the shooting of a black man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):

FBI director again defends integrity of Clinton email probe

Matthew Daly and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:21am

Republican lawmakers may question the decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for using a private email server as secretary of state, but they should not question the investigation's thoroughness, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday.

Man dies after being struck by TRAX train in Salt Lake City

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:12am

A TRAX train has struck and killed a man in Salt Lake City.

Idaho woman facing charges after daughter found underweight

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:11am

A southwest Idaho woman has been charged with felony injury to a child after authorities say they found her infant daughter severely malnourished.

Laramie to hold Wyoming youth voter summit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:11am

Wyoming will be holding a summit in Laramie as part of an effort to encourage young people to vote.