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Official: Teacher, 1 child from shooting in good condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 3:04pm

The Latest on the shooting at an elementary school in South Carolina that left two students and a teacher wounded (all times local):

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Official: 2 students, 1 teacher wounded in school shooting

Johnny Clark, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 3:03pm

A teenager opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school Wednesday, wounding two students and a teacher before the suspect was taken into custody, authorities said.

Cedar Rapids fends off flood damage with temporary barriers

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 3:01pm

An elaborate system of temporary floodwalls is so far protecting thousands of homes and businesses in Cedar Rapids from major flooding.

University of Utah launching new refugee research center

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 3:01pm

The University of Utah launched a new research center on integrating refugees into American communities Wednesday, marking the latest indication of the state's receptive tone toward refugees at a time when some others are tightening the hatches.

Kentucky governor: 2nd defeat in feud with political rival

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 3:01pm

A Kentucky judge has permanently blocked Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's order replacing the board of trustees at the University of Louisville, his second defeat in an ongoing feud with one of the state's most powerful political families.

Reports of slurs prompt Missouri fraternity suspension

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 3:01pm

A fraternity at the University of Missouri has been suspended while officials investigate reports of racial and sexist slurs directed at black students.

FBI director: More 'attempted intrusions' in voter databases

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 3:01pm

FBI Director James Comey says there have been additional "attempted intrusions" into voter registration databases beyond what was previously known, and that the agency is looking "very, very hard" at Russian hackers who may try to disrupt the U.S. election.

Pending high court decision, Menendez trial set for 2017

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:53pm

A federal judge in New Jersey has set a September 2017 trial date for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez on bribery and fraud charges.

Men who live-streamed threat over Periscope app plead guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:51pm

Two men accused of live-streaming a threat to shoot up their Ohio neighborhood if their video feed scored enough viewers have pleaded guilty to inducing panic.

Court releases video of police shooting that killed La. boy

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:51pm

The public is getting its first look at a police body camera video that shows two deputy city marshals opening fire on a car, killing a 6-year-old boy and critically wounding his father in Louisiana.

Democrat Jon Harper still officially in the race for Utah AG

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:51pm

Though he announced last week that he's no longer running to be Utah's attorney general for medical reasons, Democrat Jon Harper is still officially on the ballot against incumbent Republican Sean Reyes, Utah Democrats said Wednesday.

The Latest: Friend: Starbucks victim was naturalized citizen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:51pm

The Latest on a weekend shooting at a Starbucks in Las Vegas that left one man dead (all times local):

Prosecutor: Boy, 2, was groomed to handle guns, shot himself

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:42pm

The father of a 2-year-old suburban Philadelphia boy who accidentally shot himself to death has been accused of leaving a loaded handgun out and charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Alabama justice faces possible ouster over gay marriage

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:41pm

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore should be removed from office again, this time for defying the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage, lawyers for a disciplinary commission argued on Wednesday.

Obama: 'Best people' make US military world's strongest

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:41pm

President Barack Obama says the U.S. has the world's strongest military because it's got the "best people."

Baltimore mayor fires back at prosecutor over profile

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:32pm

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is firing back at the city's top prosecutor for critical comments she made in a magazine profile.

Official: Man shot by DC police died of wounds to neck, back

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:22pm

A black motorcyclist who was shot by a District of Columbia police officer died of gunshot wounds to the neck and back, according to the city's chief medical examiner.

Video shows deer trying to jump inside SUV that hit it

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:21pm

A deer that was hit by an SUV in New Jersey wasn't going down without a fight.

The Latest: Black man shot dead by police ID'd as Ugandan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:21pm

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a black man by police in a San Diego suburb (all times local):

US urging Myanmar to end any vestige of NKorea military ties

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:21pm

Pockets within the Myanmar military may still be cooperating with North Korea although the new civilian government and the military leadership oppose such ties, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday.