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Newspaper: Ohio had more than 4,000 overdose deaths in 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:20am

A newspaper survey of Ohio county coroners has found more than 4,000 people died from drug overdoses last year in a state among the hardest hit by a heroin and opioid epidemic.

Police: Officer shoots, kills burglary suspect in N Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:20am

Authorities say a burglary suspect has been shot and killed as police tried to arrest him in a North Carolina neighborhood.

Grand Teton park, foundation mark 20-year partnership

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:11am

Over the last 20 years, the Grand Teton National Park Foundation has raised more than $65 million for Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming.

Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team

Jill Colvin and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:11am

President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists, frustrated by what he views as his team's inability to contain the burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Grizzly bear moved away from residential areas in NW Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:03am

Wyoming Game and Fish Department wildlife managers have trapped and relocated a young female grizzly bear in the northwest part of the state.

Feds: Man jumps from plane after trying to bite attendant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:03am

A 22-year-old man jumped out of an airplane waiting to take off in North Carolina and had to be stopped from running onto the runway.

San Francisco courts test new approach to homeless crimes

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:43am

Courts around the country tried to ease the burden of fines and fees in the wake of riots in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014 that brought attention to a torrent of traffic and other minor citations that saddled people with debt and even sent them to jail.

Police say 8 dead in Mississippi shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:43am

Authorities in Mississippi said Sunday that a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff's deputy.

Morning fire in Philadelphia home kills woman, 2 children

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:42am

Authorities say an early morning fire in a Philadelphia home claimed the lives of three people, including two children.

No public events at Ohio zoo where gorilla killed 1 year ago

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:40am

No public events are planned at the Cincinnati Zoo marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of an endangered gorilla.

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:13am

Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached — a cheerful "Happy Memorial Day!" from oblivious well-wishers.

AP source: Kushner sought secret back channel with Russia

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:13am

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with the Russian ambassador to the U.S.

The Latest: Police say 8 dead in Mississippi shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:10am

The Latest in a shooting in Mississippi that left eight people dead (all times local):

New Jersey nightclub shooting kills 1, injures 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:04am

An early morning shooting at a New Jersey nightclub has left one person dead and five others injured.

Police say eight people are dead, including deputy sheriff, after shooting in Mississippi; suspect in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 7:30am

Police say eight people are dead, including deputy sheriff, after shooting in Mississippi; suspect in custody.

Federal officials in Alaska probe 2 plane crashes; 4 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:50am

Federal investigators say 2 planes crashed more than 600 miles apart in Alaska almost simultaneously Saturday, killing a total of four people.

Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former Marine

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:41am

A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored disadvantaged kids, authorities said.

Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former Marine

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:20am

A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored disadvantaged kids, authorities said.

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Clinton by Benghazi families

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:51pm

A federal judge threw out a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton by the parents of two Americans killed in the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, ruling the former secretary of state didn't defame them when disputing allegations that she had lied.

Mayor: 'Heroes' died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:45pm

Police said Saturday they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train.