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'Possible active shooter' reported at Army's Redstone Arsenal

Tina Burnside, Jason Hanna and Dave Alsup, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:34pm

Part of the US Army's Redstone Arsenal post in northern Alabama was on lockdown for hours Tuesday as investigators tried to investigate reports that a shooter was in one of the buildings.

Idaho plan to cut achievement gap deemed too ambitious

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:30pm

The latest plan to close Idaho's student achievement gap needs tweaking after being told the goal was too ambitious and unrealistic, state education officials said.

Florida governor, prosecutor fight heads to state high court

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:29pm

A fight between Florida's governor and a state attorney goes before the state's highest court in a case that touches on the death penalty, the independence of prosecutors and the governor's power.

Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule

John Flesher and Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:26pm

The Trump administration is taking steps to roll back an Obama administration policy that protected more than half the nation's streams from pollution.

Lockdown lifted at military post; no injuries reported

Erik Schelzig, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:16pm

Authorities locked down an Alabama military post on Tuesday amid reports of a possible active shooter, and workers were advised to "run hide fight." About two hours later, the all-clear was given and officials said there were no confirmed injuries or arrests.

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US to Syria: 'Heavy price' awaits any chemical weapons use

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:15pm

The Trump administration threatened Tuesday that Syria will pay "a heavy price" if it follows through on what the U.S. says are preparations for another chemical weapons attack — warning of action that could plunge America deeper into a civil war alongside the fight against Islamic State militants.

3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case

Michael Tarm and Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:15pm

Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

Utah wildfire grows as firefighters battle California blazes

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:04pm

The nation's largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake.

3 Chicago officers indicted on conspiracy charges in alleged cover-up of black teen Laquan McDonald's fatal shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:00pm

3 Chicago officers indicted on conspiracy charges in alleged cover-up of black teen Laquan McDonald's fatal shooting.

N. Carolina man sentenced in foiled IS-inspired shooting

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:55pm

A man who plotted to shoot hundreds of people on behalf of the Islamic State group received a life sentence Tuesday in a case that prosecutors say illustrates the dangers of Americans radicalized through social media.

Pennsylvania auto salvage yard destroyed in dramatic fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:55pm

A Pennsylvania auto salvage yard has been destroyed in a dramatic blaze punctuated by a series of explosions.

Top Colombian official charged in US with money laundering

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:45pm

A top Colombian anti-corruption official and a lawyer are facing U.S. money-laundering-conspiracy charges in an alleged bribery scheme.

California man isn't asked, doesn't say where missing son is

Michael Balsamo and Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:36pm

A California father told a judge on Tuesday that he wasn't hiding from authorities when he was arrested in Las Vegas, and will not fight his transfer in custody to Los Angeles to face a murder charge in the disappearance of his 5-year-old son.

Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:26pm

The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to take up New Jersey's bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks, a case that could lead other states to seek a share of the lucrative market.

Outdoor Channel star sentenced for poaching in Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:25pm

The star of an Outdoor Channel hunting show has been fined $23,000 and given a suspended jail sentence for poaching in Wyoming.

The Latest: No word in court or from lawyer where boy is

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:20pm

The Latest on the arrest in Las Vegas of a California man on a murder charge in the disappearance of his 5-year-old son after a trip to Disneyland (all times local):

Police: 9-year-old boy dies after shooting in Indianapolis

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:16pm

A 9-year-old Indianapolis boy was killed when a gun he and his friend were playing with discharged, police said Tuesday.

The Latest: Lockdown lifted at Alabama military post

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:55am

The Latest on reports of an active shooter at an Alabama military post (all times local):

The Latest: Indiana coroner ID's 9-year-old boy fatally shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:50am

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old Indianapolis boy (all times local):

Trump holds first talks with Ireland's new prime minister

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:50am

President Donald Trump has held his first telephone conversation with Ireland's new prime minister, Leo Varadkar.