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Mall victims include teen, probation officer, Boeing worker

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 12:20am

Five people died in the shooting at a Macy's store in a mall north of Seattle. Authorities do not plan to make their identities public until Tuesday, but details about three of the victims have been reported by Washington state media. Here's what is known about them:

Things to Know about deadly shootings at mall in Washington

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 12:20am

Authorities have been investigating the background and possible motive of the suspect arrested in the slayings of five people in the makeup department of a Macy's store at a mall north of Seattle. Here are things to know about the shooting and the investigation:

Goodbye to homework for some elementary schools and classes

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 11:34pm

A small but growing number of elementary schools and teachers are doing away with homework to allow kids more time to play sports, spend time with families, read and sleep.

Authorities suspect highway shooting was gang-related

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 11:10pm

A West Valley City man is facing charges of attempted murder following a shooting on a highway that left one man seriously injured.

Man shot near popular Chicago tourist destination dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 11:10pm

A man has died after being shot near Millennium Park, one of Chicago's most popular tourist destinations.

Protest planned in Ohio over fatal police shooting of teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 11:00pm

A group calling for an independent investigation after an Ohio officer fatally shot a 13-year-old boy while investigating a reported armed robbery is planning a protest in downtown Columbus.

Old graves to be exhumed in effort to ID homicide victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 11:00pm

Working with state police, an anthropologist will lead a team exhuming the bodies of four unidentified homicide victims in northeastern Pennsylvania, including a woman who'd been doused in sulfuric acid and a newborn boy.

Protests remain peaceful outside Charlotte Panthers NFL game

Meg Kinnard, Emery P. Dalesio and Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 10:52pm

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 was played without interruption.

Woman wins rural Ohio bowling alley's $3.4M raffle jackpot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 10:40pm

Organizers of a rural Ohio bowling alley's weekly raffle that has drawn huge crowds in recent weeks say a woman has won more than $3 million.

1 teen dead, 1 injured in crash near Bliss

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 10:00pm

Authorities say one teen has died and another has been hospitalized after the pickup truck they were riding in crashed and rolled off the roadway near Bliss.

Police find missing girl, make 3 arrests in triple California killing

Faith Karimi and Steve Visser, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 10:00pm

Police have found a 17-year-old girl who went missing after police found three bodies at the home where she lived in Southern California.

Nampa's fire chief injured in motorcycle crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 9:50pm

The chief of Nampa's fire department has been critically injured after his motorcycle crashed into another vehicle on Interstate 84.

2 men arrested, teen detained in California triple slaying

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 9:40pm

Two men were arrested and a 17-year-old girl was detained Sunday on suspicion of killing three people inside a Southern California home over the weekend, police said.

Mall victims include teen, probation officer, Boeing worker

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 8:40pm

Five people died in the shooting at a Macy's store in a mall north of Seattle. Authorities do not plan to make their identities public until Tuesday, but details about three of the victims have been reported by Washington state media. Here's what is known about them:

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

David Mercer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 8:30pm

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.

Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 8:02pm

Arnold Palmer dies at 87, Arnold Palmer Enterprises CEO Alastair Johnson confirms.

California wildfire in Sonoma County sends residents fleeing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 7:51pm

A wildfire that erupted amid hot, dry conditions and gusty winds in Sonoma County north of San Francisco has sent about 90 people fleeing from their homes.

The Latest: Charlotte mayor lifts curfew

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 6:31pm

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

Runners sidelined by bomb blast take to streets of NYC

Rachelle Blidner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 6:30pm

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 about taking part.

Things to Know about deadly shootings at mall in Washington

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 6:11pm

Authorities on Sunday were investigating the background and possible motive of the suspect arrested in the slayings of five people in the makeup department of a Macy's store at a mall north of Seattle. Here are things to know about the shooting and the investigation: