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2 arrests, some schools closed amid clown threats in Ohio

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:42am

Two people were arrested and some Ohio schools were closed Friday amid a rash of reported threats involving clowns against students in three suburban Cincinnati districts.

Not guilty plea entered in Tulsa officer's manslaughter case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:31am

A not guilty plea has been entered on behalf of an Oklahoma police officer charged with first-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man.

No charges against police officer in Union Station shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:31am

Prosecutors say no charges will be filed against an off-duty Baltimore County police officer who fatally shot a knife-wielding man at Washington's Union Station last year.

Lawyer: Jury should hear about cop's 'auditory exclusion'

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:31am

A lawyer for a white Oklahoma police officer charged in an unarmed black man's death says she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn't hear other officers arrive or the deadly gunshot she fired.

Police say 1 man, 2 teens dead in Minneapolis shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:31am

One man and two teenagers were found dead Friday and a woman was critically injured after a shooting in a south Minneapolis apartment, police said.

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USC football player accused of rape appears in Utah court

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:22am

A suspended University of Southern California football player charged with rape in Utah and facing allegations involving the same woman in California was ordered Friday not to contact the alleged victim.

Sheriff: Tip led deputies to remains of missing teenager

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:21am

The skeletal remains of a North Carolina teenager missing since 2011 have been recovered in a rural South Carolina community after a tip from a person close to the case, a sheriff said.

US: Wells Fargo illegally repossessed 413 military members' cars

Jackie Wattles, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:15am

Wells Fargo will pay $24 million to settle allegations that it mistreated members of the military -- including illegally repossessing their cars.

45th Albuquerque balloon fiesta set for weekend launch

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:11am

The 45th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is set to begin Saturday and is expected to draw close to a million visitors to central New Mexico. Here are some key things to know for the event:

Police search Connecticut home of woman lost at sea

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

Police have searched the home of a Connecticut woman who is presumed dead after going missing at sea during a fishing trip with her son.

14-year-old boy charged in father's killing, school shooting

Kate Brumback and Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:02am

A 14-year-old South Carolina boy was charged as a juvenile Friday with murder and three counts of attempted murder after authorities say he killed his father and opened fire on students at a school playground, wounding three people.

New hearing ordered for Brown student accused of sex assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:01am

A federal judge says Brown University must hold a new disciplinary hearing for a student who said he was wrongly accused of sexual assault and suspended for two years.

Pedestrian struck, killed by motorist in Millcreek

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:01am

A 54-year-old man has died after being struck by a vehicle in Millcreek.

Firefighter injured in California wildfire leaves hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:01am

An official says a firefighter who was injured battling a blaze in Northern California's Santa Cruz Mountains has been released from the hospital.

GOP hopeful won't apologize for depicting Obamas as monkeys

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:51am

A Kentucky Republican state House candidate is refusing to apologize for several Facebook posts depicting President Obama and the first lady as monkeys.

US official: Hackers targeted election systems of 20 states

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:50am

A Homeland Security Department official says hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months.

Zika illnesses are mild at worst in US teens, young children

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:33am

A first look at U.S. teens and young children who were infected with Zika suggests the virus typically causes at worst only a mild illness.

Idaho teens arrested after hit lists discovered

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:31am

Authorities have arrested two Idaho teenagers they say brought hit lists to school.

GOP hopeful won't apologize for depicting Obamas as monkeys

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:31am

A Kentucky Republican state House candidate is refusing to apologize for several Facebook posts depicting President Obama and the first lady as monkeys, but the state GOP chairman has condemned the posts and issued his own apology for them.