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Seattle police: Glitch erases hundreds of in-car videos

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

The Seattle Police Department says a failure in the storage system that holds its digital in-car video has wiped out two days' worth of recordings.

911 calls: 'Gunshots going like crazy' in Pulse nightclub

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:22pm

Friends and relatives of patrons trapped in a gay Florida nightclub where a mass shooting left 49 people dead asked police dispatchers why it was taking so long for their loved ones to be rescued.

Indictment: Woman used feds' fake university to get visas

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:21pm

A woman accused of participating in a student visa pay-to-stay scam uncovered when authorities set up a fake university with no professors or classes was indicted on Tuesday by a federal grand jury.

The Latest: Lawmaker: LePage wrong to call out Mass. cities

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:02pm

The Latest on fallout from GOP Gov. Paul LePage's obscenity-laced tirade against a Democratic legislator (all times local):

2 more universities furl Confederate-themed Mississippi flag

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:00pm

Two more Mississippi universities have stopped flying the state's flag featuring the Confederate battle emblem, decisions that drew rebukes from the governor.

Settlement forces US to decide whether 9 species endangered

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:00pm

The U.S. government agreed Tuesday to decide over the next several years if federal protections are needed to help a small, fanged predator of the Northern Rockies, massive alligator snapping turtles in the South and seven other troubled species that in some cases have awaited action for years.

National Weather Service issues hurricane warning for Hawaii's Big Island as category 3 Madeline approaches

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:50pm

National Weather Service issues hurricane warning for Hawaii's Big Island as category 3 Madeline approaches.

The Latest: Lawyer calls student visa scam charges 'bogus'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:50pm

The Latest on a New York City woman accused of participating in a student visa scam at a fake university federal authorities set up in New Jersey (all times local):

Health commissioner: State acted properly on tainted water

Mary Esch, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:50pm

The state followed federal guidelines in addressing industrial chemical contamination of a village's drinking water, but the Environmental Protection Agency gave "confusing, changing and inconsistent guidance," New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said Tuesday.

LePage: Reports of my political demise 'greatly exaggerated'

Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:50pm

Amid political pressure and calls for his resignation, Republican Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday suggested that he might be considering stepping aside but seemed to reject the idea entirely hours later in a tweet, saying, "The reports of my political demise are greatly exaggerated."

LA settles disabled housing lawsuit for $200 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:41pm

Los Angeles will spend at least $200 million to make thousands of housing units accessible to the disabled.

Iowa fugitive who fled to Cuba gets 12 years in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:40pm

An Iowa man who tried to escape prosecution on federal firearms charges by fleeing to Cuba has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Judge rejects disabled man's petition to vote _ for now

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:31pm

A California judge has ruled that a former NPR producer who had a traumatic brain injury has failed to demonstrate he is qualified to vote despite a new state law that makes it easier for people with developmental disabilities to keep and restore the right.

Charges filed to fire 5 officers in Chicago police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:31pm

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has filed formal administrative charges to fire the officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014.

The Latest: New attorney general: Difficult times under Kane

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:24pm

The Latest on the confirmation of a new Pennsylvania attorney general to replace the convicted Kathleen Kane (all times local):

Body of grad student found in building at Morgan State

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:21pm

Baltimore police say the body of a graduate student who was last seen more than three weeks ago was found in an academic building at Morgan State University.

Hurricane to pass 'dangerously close' to Hawaii's Big Island

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:21pm

Residents of Hawaii's Big Island are bracing for what could be the first hurricane to make landfall in the state in decades.

Wyoming sage grouse count up for 3rd year in a row

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:11pm

The number of greater sage grouse in Wyoming continues to grow, at least for now, and recover from a recent sharp decline.

The Latest: Leaders hold special meeting after girl's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:04pm

The Latest on reaction to the brutal death of an Albuquerque girl last week (all times local):