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Dylann Roof hesitates just a moment before confessing

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:03am

Dylann Roof hesitated for about 20 seconds when an FBI agent asked him what he was doing on the night nine black church members were killed during Bible study.

Lockdown at Wyoming State Penitentiary to make repairs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:01am

Structural problems at the Wyoming State Penitentiary led to an inmate lockdown during recent repairs.

Obama orders review of election hacking

Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:01am

A White House official says the president has ordered a review of the email hacking that rattled the presidential campaign.

Utah pharmacists to dispense opioid overdose reversal drug

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:00am

Pharmacists across Utah can now dispense an opioid anti-overdose drug to individuals without a prescription.

Snow, freezing rain hits Northwest

Steven Dubois and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:00am

A wintry mix of snow, ice and rain showered fear and excitement in much of the Northwest, a region that typically lives under a cloud of mist and drizzle.

Virginia marina fire destroys at least a dozen boats

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 9:53am

Authorities say a fire that broke out at a Virginia marina has destroyed about a dozen boats. No injuries have been reported.

DOJ investigating allegations on Albuquerque police videos

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 9:51am

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether Albuquerque police lapel camera videos have been altered or deleted.

2 officers resign rather than face firing in 2006 beating

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 9:40am

Two Chicago police officers who were recorded on video while beating an ex-convict at a restaurant in 2006 while off-duty have resigned instead of facing the prospect of being fired.

Parole board rejects mercy for Ohio killer of 3-year-old

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 9:40am

Ohio's prison parole board on Friday rejected mercy for a man set to die in January for the 1993 rape and killing of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter.

The Latest: Roof's confession to church shooting came fast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 9:31am

The Latest on the death penalty trial of Dylann Roof, who is charged with killing nine people during a Bible study in a Charleston church (all times local):

The Latest: Congresswoman is Trump's top Interior contender

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 9:30am

The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):

Pilot who died in North Dakota crash reported onboard fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 9:10am

The National Transportation Safety Board says a pilot who died in an airplane crash in North Dakota last week reported an onboard fire shortly before the plane went down.

Trump praises Michigan GOP while weighing RNC chairman call

Thomas Beaumont and David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:50am

Donald Trump is nearing a decision on who will lead the Republican National Committee and could tap Michigan Republican Party chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel for a leadership post Friday during his visit to Grand Rapids.

Gatlinburg, Smoky Mountains reopen after fatal wildfires

Erik Schelzig, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:41am

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the resort town of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, have reopened to the public after wildfires that caused 14 deaths and damaged about 2,500 buildings.

Man who stabbed girlfriend expresses remorse in 911 call

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:40am

Authorities have released an emergency call in which a man says he killed his girlfriend and expresses remorse.

Florida Gov. Scott lifts Zika infection zone in Miami Beach

Jennifer Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:40am

Florida's governor says South Beach is no longer an active infection zone for the Zika virus.

Ohio interstate reopens 14 hours after 50-vehicle pileup

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:02am

Authorities say an interstate east of Cleveland has reopened after a pileup of about 50 vehicles in snowy conditions shut down the highway for more than 14 hours.

Alabama inmate coughs, heaves, during execution by injection

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:02am

An Alabama inmate coughed repeatedly and his upper body heaved for at least 13 minutes during an execution using a drug that has previously been used in problematic lethal injections in at least three other states.

Lessons of hotel fire echo after Oakland warehouse disaster

Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:01am

The cries of trapped hotel guests screaming in agony are still seared into Richard Hamil's memory, seven decades after the Winecoff Hotel fire in Atlanta.

Report: Over 1,000 Russian athletes benefited from 'state-sponsored doping'

Rob Hodgetts, CNN  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 7:41am

More than 1,000 Russian athletes across 30 sports -- including football -- benefited from state-sponsored doping, according to the latest findings of a report commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency.