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Ohio Senate passes bill named for woman set on fire by ex

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 12:50am

Legislation inspired by a woman who was set on fire by her ex-boyfriend has unanimously passed the Ohio Senate the day after her death was announced.

Police: Man cited for keeping wild deer in New York house

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 12:40am

A New York man has been cited for keeping a wild deer on the second floor of his home.

Police: Man dragged out of car, beaten in road rage attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 12:30am

Police in Connecticut say a man was dragged out of his car and beaten in an apparent case of road rage.

Indiana woman faces 130 years in killing of her 2 children

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:10pm

An Indiana woman who admitted to fatally smothering her two children faces 130 years in prison for those killings.

Report: More than half of hate crimes in US go unreported

Sadie Gurman and Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:14pm

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.

Hearing wraps for school board member who insulted Obama

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:10pm

A decision on whether a one-time candidate for New York governor who publicly insulted former President Barack Obama should remain on a school board is expected in several weeks.

The Latest: Panel rejects attempt to get Trump travel costs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:02pm

The Latest on deliberations by the House and Senate Armed Services committees over the 2018 defense budget (all times local):

UN Ambassador Haley says she's 'not moving to Trump Tower'

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:52pm

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley closed the door Wednesday to the possibility of moving the ambassador's residence to Trump Tower, telling Congress she'll remain at a New York high-rise "until it's time for me to leave."

Thousands in Arizona flee flames as wildfires sweep West

Matt York and Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:31pm

A wildfire burning Wednesday through a dense Arizona forest has forced thousands of people from their homes, closed a major road and created a huge plume of smoke over the same area devastated by a blaze that killed 19 firefighters four years ago.

Man shot in abdomen by officer in northern Wyoming ID'd

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:31pm

Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot by an officer in northern Wyoming.

Sept. 11 worker facing deportation is freed from detention

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:21pm

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.

1 person injured in Wisconsin tornado

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:10pm

An emergency official says one person was injured when a tornado touched down in western Wisconsin, damaging 25 to 30 homes and farm buildings.

US not seeking death for Guantanamo detainee in Bali bombing

Ben Fox, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:04pm

Prosecutors are not seeking the death penalty against a Guantanamo Bay detainee accused of orchestrating the deadly 2002 Bali nightclub bombings in Indonesia and other attacks, a U.S. military official said Wednesday.

Trump rakes in $10 million at first re-election fundraiser

Julie Bykowicz and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:11pm

President Donald Trump was whisked a few blocks from the White House to the Trump hotel on Wednesday night for his first re-election fundraiser, where he raised an estimated $10 million behind closed doors.

California sheriff deputy mending from gunshot wound to face

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:01pm

Alex Ladwig, a 25-year-old Sacramento County sheriff's deputy, was working an evening rush-hour shift at a transit station when, without warning, he found himself fighting for his life.

Walmart seeks new products amid online battle with Amazon

Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:38pm

Hundreds of inventors have flocked to Walmart's headquarters in Bentonville to find out if the country needs a few more secret sauces, prettier mouse pads or "instant hair gel" packets for the on-the-go clubber.

The Latest: Suspected shooter of deputy has criminal record

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:30pm

The Latest on a law enforcement officer shot in Sacramento, California (all times local):

The Latest: Crews beating fire threatening California homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:20pm

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

Federal judge blocks parts of Indiana's new abortion law

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:01pm

A federal judge on Wednesday blocked portions of a new Indiana law that would make it tougher for girls under age 18 to get an abortion without their parents' knowledge.