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Police: Girlfriend found dead inside man's apartment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 10:00am

South Carolina police identify the woman found dead inside an apartment after they persuaded a man barricaded inside to leave as his girlfriend.

Report: famous Yellowstone bear shot at close range in 2015

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 10:00am

The investigation into the death of a famed Yellowstone National Park grizzly bear killed by an elk hunter in late 2015 determined that the bear was shot three times at close range with a .30 caliber rifle.

The Latest: Weather aids firefighters in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:50am

The Latest on wildfires in the U.S. Southwest (all times local):

2 dead following fire, explosion at suburban Detroit home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:44am

Two people have died and a third escaped serious injury following an explosion and fire that destroyed a home in suburban Detroit, authorities said Thursday.

Low-income residents losing homes as New Orleans rents soar

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:44am

Lower-income renters in New Orleans are facing the loss of their homes and uncertain futures as affordable-housing subsidies start to expire in a city that already has experienced steep rent increases and stagnant wage growth.

Feds release long-awaited recovery plan for Mexican wolves

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:44am

After repeated failures over decades, U.S. wildlife officials have finally drafted a recovery plan for endangered wolves that once roamed parts of the American Southwest and northern Mexico.

How to keep track of money; experts offer advice

Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:31am

How do you manage and keep track of all your monthly expenses and balances?

Bear killed by Grand Teton officials after multiple reports

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:26am

Grand Teton National Park officials have killed a 4-year-old black bear after it approached three different groups of people, destroyed a tent and walked on a person's porch.

Sinkhole swallows up car in downtown St. Louis; no injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:20am

A sinkhole has opened up and swallowed a car in downtown St. Louis.

Move over, Scar: Ticket con makes Florida man Disney villain

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:08am

A 19-year-old Florida man is accused of selling 13 fraudulent Walt Disney World tickets to a family of tourists.

Bison rams, injures Utah couple at Yellowstone

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:42am

A husband and wife were injured when a bison rammed them as they were taking photographs in Yellowstone National Park.

4 with minor injuries after truck hits cheerleaders' bus

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:40am

Three girls and their driver suffered minor injuries when a bus carrying cheerleaders home to Phoenix was struck by a big rig on Interstate 10 in the California desert.

Over half of hate crimes in US go unreported, report says

Sadie Gurman and Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:35am

The majority of hate crimes experienced by U.S. residents over a 12-year period were not reported to police, according to a new federal report released Thursday that stoked advocates' concerns about ongoing tensions between law enforcement and black and Latino communities.

Court: Molester who tracked sex abuse earned 2,546-year term

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:35am

A Pennsylvania appeals court says a child molester who marked a calendar for 20 years for each time he molested his victim deserves the 1,031- to 2,546-year prison term he received.

FBI agent pleads not guilty on charge of lying about rancher shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:28am

An FBI agent pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that he lied about shooting at a key figure in last year's armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge just before the man was killed by Oregon police.

Indiana mother sentenced to 130 years for killing children

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:28am

A judge has ordered an Indiana woman who admitted to fatally smothering her two children to undergo mental health treatment before going to prison under a 130-year sentence.

Residents leave homes as wildfires sweep through US West

Matt York and Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:28am

Jill Baker grabbed her dogs and took refuge at a high school after a raging fire forced her northern Arizona town to evacuate.

Sept. 11 worker facing deportation is freed from detention

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:26am

A onetime Sept. 11 World Trade Center cleanup volunteer who faces possible deportation over a 1990 drug conviction but was pardoned by the governor was freed from immigration detention on Wednesday.

Grandmother: Wounded girl 'a miracle' since deadly shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:04am

A 7-year-old girl wounded in the head during a St. Louis shooting that killed her parents and another man has brain damage but is showing signs of improvement in a hospital, her grandmother says.

Pregnant woman who overdosed on heroin charged with assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 7:40am

A Pennsylvania woman has been jailed on a charge she assaulted her unborn child by overdosing on heroin.