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Police: New York man faints, struck by hit-and-run driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 6:11am

Police in New York City say a 51-year-old hairstylist was severely injured by a hit-and-run driver after he fainted on his cigarette break and fell into oncoming traffic.

Police: Officer fatally shot man armed with knife, pole

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 6:00am

Police in western Kentucky have shot and killed a man who investigators say was armed with a knife and a long pole that he had been using to smash car windows.

Police: Child dies after being hit by MLK Day parade float

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:40am

Authorities say a child has died after being struck by a float during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Louisiana.

Workers rescue Florida girl who fell into chimney

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:31am

Rescue workers chipped away part of the chimney on a vacant house to rescue an 8-year-old Florida girl who got stuck inside.

King Day parade turns violent when 8 shot in Miami

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:20am

A national holiday celebrating nonviolence and Martin Luther King Jr. erupted into mayhem when eight people were shot at a park named after the slain civil rights leader.

TSA: Surge in guns seized at Salt Lake City airport in 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 3:51am

The Transportation Security Administration says the number of guns security seized at Salt Lake City International Airport last year jumped more than 50 percent.

No. 10 FSU, No. 24 South Carolina ready for 2 ranked teams

Aaron Beard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 2:00am

Florida State is finally wrapping up a demanding stretch of six straight games against ranked teams.

Airport shooting suspect back in court for bail hearing

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 1:30am

The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport is due back in federal court.

Orlando nightclub gunman's wife faces charges tied to attack

Eric Tucker and Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 1:30am

The wife of Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen faces a court hearing in California after being arrested there in connection with his Florida shooting rampage that left 49 people dead.

Piano Guys say performance at inauguration not a Trump endorsement

Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 11:25pm

The Piano Guys are saying their decision to perform at an event marking the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump is not a political endorsement.

Suit: Officers at Ohio jail beat homeless veteran into coma

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 10:21pm

A federal lawsuit alleges that officers at an Ohio jail beat a homeless veteran so severely that he ended up in a coma for two months and is now wheelchair-bound and cognitively disabled.

Officials: FBI arrests widow of Orlando nightclub shooter

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 8:20pm

The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, was arrested Monday by the FBI in connection with the attack, authorities said.

Istanbul police arrest suspect, 4 others in Reina nightclub shooting

Emanuella Grinberg, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 7:10pm

Police in Istanbul have arrested the man suspected of plotting the deadly New Year's Eve attack on the Reina nightclub along with four others, according to Turkish news agency Anadolu.

Teen slain in 'rape-murder fantasy' was friend to the lonely

Maryclaire Dale and Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 6:20pm

The smiles radiate from photos posted online by friends: Grace Packer sporting an impish grin as a toddler, floating happily in a pool as a young teen, leaning in to talk to a friend at her school lunch table.

Police: Officer fatally shoots man who shot 2, took hostage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 6:10pm

A police officer fatally shot a Virginia man who shot two people and kept a hostage barricaded inside a house even after he set it on fire Monday afternoon, officials said.

Zebra found dead, skinned near California's Hearst Castle

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 5:31pm

A zebra from a herd that roams the ranch around Hearst Castle was found dead and partly skinned on a beach on California's central coast, authorities said.

The Latest: Kasich: Fix social problems 'bottom up' like MLK

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 5:20pm

The Latest on celebrations across the country for Martin Luther King Jr. Day (all times local):

The Latest: 2 deputies shot expected to recover

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 5:10pm

The Latest on the shooting of two deputies in northern Idaho (all times local):

2 Bonner County deputies serving warrant shot in N. Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 5:10pm

Two Bonner County sheriff's deputies were shot Monday in northern Idaho, but they were expected to recover.