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Family of gun instructor killed by girl with Uzi sues range

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 6:30pm

The family of an Arizona shooting range instructor who was accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has sued the business, alleging it should not have allowed a child to use the high-powered weapon.

A look at medical marijuana applicants rankings in Maryland

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 6:21pm

Here is how top applicants ranked to become medical marijuana growers and processors in Maryland. The top 15 are in line to be licensed, if they are approved after background checks.

Medical marijuana panel releases applicant rankings

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 6:21pm

Maryland's medical marijuana commission on Wednesday released details on how top applicants to grow and process marijuana in the state were ranked. The rankings named two growers that were bumped out of the top 15 and two that were moved up due to geographical considerations.

State police: No serious injuries after Indiana tornadoes

Ken Kusmer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 6:21pm

No serious injuries were reported after multiple tornadoes touched down in central Indiana on Wednesday, according to state police.

Mural honoring victims of Charleston church massacre defaced

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 6:11pm

A mural honoring the nine black parishioners fatally shot at a South Carolina church has been defaced.

Klobuchar denounces sharp price hikes for EpiPen injectors

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 6:00pm

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar criticized the sharp price hikes for EpiPens, the emergency drug injectors for severe allergic reactions, saying Wednesday that it's "outrageous" that manufacturer Mylan is making money off of those who have few alternatives.

Sunland Park police: Teen arrested for alleged bomb threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 6:00pm

Police in Sunland Park say a 14-year-old boy has been taken into custody in connection with a bomb threat.

Man gets 40 years for pouring scalding water on gay couple

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 6:00pm

A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison Wednesday for throwing scalding water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery.

Brother: Deaf man shot by state trooper was afraid of police

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:52pm

A deaf man shot to death by a North Carolina state trooper after a chase was scared of police after several misunderstandings with officers, his brother said Wednesday.

Retrial ordered in suit over man's killing by California cop

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:40pm

A federal appeals court ordered a new trial Wednesday in a lawsuit brought by the mother of a gang member whose killing by an Anaheim police officer four years ago sparked nights of raucous protests.

Hawaii's hepatitis A count rises by 22 to total of 228

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:40pm

The state Department of Health says 22 more people have been identified as having hepatitis A in Hawaii since last week.

The Latest: Legislature advances bill on opioid database

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:31pm

The Latest on action by the California Legislature (all times local):

Former Idaho GOP gubernatorial candidate to run again

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:23pm

Former GOP gubernatorial candidate Russ Fulcher says he is running for governor for a second time.

US intelligence still sorting out NSA hack

Amy Taxin and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:12pm

The U.S. is still probing the extent of a recent cyber leak of what purports to be hacking tools used by the National Security Agency, the nation's top intelligence official said Wednesday.

The Latest: San Jose officer placed on leave 2 months ago

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:11pm

The Latest on a California officer accused of leaking intel to street gang (all times local):

The Latest: Colorado sheriff accused of inmate sex assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:11pm

The Latest on a rural Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting a developmentally delayed inmate (all times local):

VA documents: Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed symptoms of PTSD after returning from Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:11pm

— VA documents: Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed symptoms of PTSD after returning from Afghanistan.

28 buses damaged in fire at Puyallup School District garage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:00pm

Authorities say a large fire has damaged at least 28 buses belonging to the Puyallup School District.

Temporary FEMA housing units expected to return to Louisiana

Melinda Deslatte and Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:00pm

Thousands of south Louisiana residents remain stuck in shelters, living in hotels or staying in the spare bedrooms of family and friends after flooding ravaged their homes, creating a housing crunch that will bring back temporary housing units like those that dotted the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina.