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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.

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

Martha Bellisle and Lisa Baumann, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 3:54pm

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.

Thousands celebrate life of abducted Minnesota boy, 11

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 3:51pm

Thousands turned out Sunday to remember and celebrate the life of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling, the Minnesota boy whose abduction nearly 27 years ago was recently solved with the discovery of his remains.

The Latest: No explosive found at Starbucks shooting scene

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 3:43pm

The Latest on a hostage situation and shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):

The Latest: Mall suspect 'creepy, rude and obnoxious'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 3:31pm

The Latest on a deadly mall shooting in Washington state (all times local):

'Magnificent Seven' rides Denzel's star power to $35M debut

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 3:31pm

Movie stars don't open movies anymore? Tell that to Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks.

Prosecutors: Murder suspect beaten in Twin Falls County Jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 3:02pm

Two inmates at the Twin Falls County Jail are facing charges following the beating of a murder suspect also housed at the jail.

Semi driver flees police with 2 kids in truck after accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 2:51pm

Police say a man driving a tractor trailer with his two children inside fled police, totaled four cars and eventually tried to run away with the kids.

The Latest: Life of abducted Minnesota boy, 11, celebrated

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 2:51pm

The Latest on memorial service for Jacob Wetterling, the 11-year-old Minnesota boy whose remains were finally found nearly 27 years after he was abducted (all times local):

1 Chinese tourist dead, 11 hurt in bus crash near Yosemite

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 2:51pm

The California Highway Patrol says one passenger was killed and 11 were injured when a tour bus carrying students from China hit a tree near Yosemite National Park and went down an embankment.

ACLU: Lafayette 'flag desecration' arrest unconstitutional

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 2:32pm

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.

Protests remain peaceful outside Charlotte Panthers NFL game

Meg Kinnard, Emery P. Dalesio and Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 2:31pm

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 managed to open without interruption.

Just say no to Narcan? Heroin rescue efforts draw backlash

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 2:03pm

First responders in U.S. communities reeling from waves of heroin overdoses say some people tell them they should just say no to using so many resources on drug abusers.

The Latest: Pence calls for Charlotte shooting investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 2:01pm

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

Residents evacuate Cedar Rapids homes ahead of flooding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 1:41pm

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.

3 killed when 2 small planes collide, crash in New York

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 1:11pm

Officials say three people have been killed following an air collision and crash of two small planes just south of Buffalo, New York.

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

David Mercer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 1:11pm

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.

Southern California police agencies missing 329 weapons

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 1:11pm

Southern California police agencies have had more than 300 weapons lost or stolen over the past five years.

New Jersey runners from canceled race after bomb run in NYC

Rachelle Blidner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 12:21pm

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 at all about taking part.