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The Latest: Woman lost at sea bonded with son while fishing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:22pm

The Latest on a Vermont man who was rescued after being lost at sea for a week (all times local):

Trooper offers to drive grieving man 100 miles after traffic stop

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:17pm

On one of the worst days of Mark E. Ross' life, he got some help from the last person he'd expect.

Charlotte residents denounce officials over police shooting

Emery P. Dalesio, Tom Foreman Jr. and Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:10pm

Angry Charlotte residents verbally lashed City Council members for hours, complaining about what they called unaccountable police officers and civilian leaders who have failed to force change as the city marked a week of protests since a police officer fatally shot a black man.

Justice Department to discuss review of Stewart shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:10pm

The Department of Justice says it will discuss its review of the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old black man by a white Memphis police officer at a scheduled afternoon news conference.

The Latest: More Charlotte protesters face charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:03pm

The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):

Police: Man locked woman in shed, sexually assaulted her

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:01pm

A man has been accused of luring an 18-year-old to a remote cabin, locking her in a shed and sexually assaulting her for weeks, prosecutors in eastern Utah said in court documents filed Monday.

Several Utah residents still can't return home after tornado

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:00pm

More than two dozen people in northern Utah are unable to return to their homes several days after a tornado tore through their neighborhood.

Ex-ally: Gov. Christie seemed happy about bridge gridlock

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:00pm

Gov. Chris Christie was told about the epic 2013 traffic jam at the George Washington Bridge while it was underway, seemed happy about it and joked sarcastically that there was nothing political going on, a former loyalist testified Tuesday in the scandal that helped destroy Christie's White House ambitions.

Defense chief: 9/11 bill could be devastating to US military

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:00pm

Legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for allegedly backing the terrorists who carried out the attacks could be devastating to the U.S. military, according to Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

Protesters call for leniency in Utah shooting criminal case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:51am

Dozens of people are calling for leniency in the case of a Utah teenager who has been criminally charged after being shot by police.

Video shows DC officers performing CPR on bleeding man

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:51am

A video released by District of Columbia police shows officers performing CPR on a motorcyclist who had been shot by an officer as a bystander screams in the background.

Lawyer: Texas officer protected by immunity in shooting

Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:42am

A lawyer for a white police officer who shot and killed a black man about three years ago after a foot chase argued Tuesday to an appeals court that his client should be protected by federal immunity. But state prosecutors disagreed, saying the case never should have been dismissed by a lower court.

The Latest: Lawyer: Texas officer protected by immunity

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:42am

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The Latest: FBI heads pledges to track police use of force

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:30am

The Latest on senior U.S. officials' testimony to Congress on terror threats (all times local):

Video shows bull moose fight dangerously close to hunter

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:29am

This is rutting season for moose, which means bulls are fighting for supremacy. One such encounter was recently filmed in Alaska, as two bulls battled within arm’s length of a group of people on Anchorage’s Powerline Trail.

Flood barriers protect Cedar Rapids as river crests

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:23am

An elaborate system of temporary floodwalls largely protected Cedar Rapids homes and businesses Tuesday as the river that runs through the city reached its second-highest peak ever.

Slain Florida club victims' estates to get $350,000 each

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:13am

Each of the estates of the 49 patrons killed in the gay nightclub massacre in Orlando will receive $350,000 from donations raised for the victims, an official with the OneOrlando Fund said Tuesday.

Georgia sheriff seeks clues after deputy's home is shot at

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:11am

A Georgia sheriff is offering a $10,000 reward for information that results in an arrest and conviction after someone opened fire on the home of one of his deputies.

Police launch investigation into Arkansas lawmaker's arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:11am

Little Rock Police are conducting an internal investigation into the arrest of an Arkansas lawmaker who was taken into custody after officers said he refused to leave the area of a traffic stop he was filming.

The Latest: 300 buildings threatened by California wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:03am

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):