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Couple wanted in California killing arrested in Colorado

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:20am

Days after the body of a woman was found in the Los Angeles area, a couple suspected of killing her and kidnapping her three children have been arrested in Colorado.

Police seek man who posed as Uber driver, attacked woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:20am

Atlanta police investigating a woman's report that she was sexually assaulted by an Uber driver say they now believe the suspect posed as an Uber driver to lure her into his car.

The Latest: Ascension Parish cancels annual balloon festival

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:00am

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Florida man survives lightning strike, spider, snake bites

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:32am

Lightning, a spider and now a snake. A central Florida man is proving to be a survivor.

Remains of WWII Marine being returned to New York for burial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:00am

The remains of a U.S. Marine from New York are being returned for burial in his upstate hometown more than 70 years after he died during a Pacific island battle.

Man strips, drives pickup into Southwest plane in Nebraska

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 5:52am

Authorities say a man wearing only boxer shorts stole a pickup and drove it into a Southwest Airlines plane at an airport in Omaha, Nebraska, causing minor injuries to three people on board.

Drugs used to make methamphetamine seized at Charleston port

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 5:50am

Federal agents in South Carolina have seized 35 tons of a chemical used to make methamphetamine at the Port of Charleston and are investigating whether the contraband is tied to a drug operation.

October trial set for Florida man in terror support case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 5:21am

An October trial date has been set for a Florida Panhandle man accused of lying to FBI agents investigating his possible support for the Islamic State terror group.

'Make Clemson Great Again': Alt-right conservative invited

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 5:20am

An unofficial student group at Clemson University has rankled some by inviting alt-right conservative provocateur and Breitbart.com tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at the school during an event called "Make Clemson Great Again."

Dozens of Baltimore County schools closing for heat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 5:10am

Dozens of Baltimore County schools that do not have air conditioning are closed Friday because of the heat.

Virginia TV station marks 1 year since fatal on-air shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 5:00am

A Virginia television station is marking a year since two journalists were fatally shot during a live broadcast watched by thousands of viewers.

Slain nuns leave void in Mississippi community they served

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 5:00am

In the rural Mississippi community they served, two nuns found slain in their home "would do anything for anybody," friends said.

Man sentenced for firing at deputy during 2015 chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 4:30am

A man has been sentenced to serve at least 18 years in prison for firing upon a deputy in North Carolina and crashing into another deputy's car in a high-speed chase last year.

Mold keeps East Pennsboro schools closed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 4:10am

All schools remain closed in a central Pennsylvania district while officials work to clean mold from the buildings.

Facebook 'like' gets Florida man a return trip to jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 4:00am

A Florida man is back in jail after clicking "like" on a Facebook photo posted by a witness in a case against him.

Tropical Storm Gaston is moving northwest in the Atlantic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 3:10am

Tropical Storm Gaston is moving northwestward in the Atlantic with no change in strength.

9 injured after balloons cause Orlando mall shooting scare

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 1:51am

Two months after a gunman killed dozens inside an Orlando nightclub, the sound of popping balloons prompted shoppers to frantically flee an Orlando mall, injuring nine.

Judge in Stanford swimmer case switching to civil court

Paul Elias and Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 1:30am

A judge whose six-month sentence in the sexual assault case of a former Stanford swimmer has removed himself from handling criminal matters, but efforts to recall him remain.

Gruesome killing of New Mexico girl stuns friends, neighbors

Russell Contreras and Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 12:30am

It was in early morning darkness that officers scrambled to sort out the chaos at an Albuquerque apartment complex where a couple had reportedly been attacked, the woman bleeding from a head injury and the man sporting a black eye and wearing blood-stained shorts.

Cody lawyer suspended over theft charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:10pm

The Wyoming Supreme Court has suspended a Cody lawyer accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his local bar association.