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Miami-Dade to release Zika-positive trap locations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:20am

Miami-Dade County officials say they're planning to release the locations of mosquito traps that captured Zika-positive insects in Miami Beach.

Moore goes before ethics panel on gay marriage order

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:13am

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is going before a judicial ethics panel to answer charges that he abused his power by trying to block gay couples from marrying in the state.

California blaze burns aggressively across steep terrain

Noah Berger and Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:10am

A blaze in a rugged area south of San Jose threatened hundreds of structures and destroyed at least one home as it burned aggressively, after charring more than 3 square miles of dry brush and timber.

Unanswered questions surround NC police shooting

Jay Reeves and Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:01am

Unanswered questions still surround the fatal police shooting of a black man by police in North Carolina despite a week of rallies and marches calling for wider investigations and more transparency by law enforcement.

Future of New Orleans Confederate monuments argued in court

Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:50am

A court is expected to hear arguments on whether New Orleans should be able to remove four Confederate monuments.

NAACP head says shooting victim's history doesn't matter

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:40am

A restraining order filed against a North Carolina man killed by police last week shouldn't matter because officers who confronted him didn't know about that history before he was shot to death, a civil rights leader said.

Obama plans to visit with troops at central Virginia base

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:30am

President Barack Obama's visit with U.S. troops is being billed as a chance to thank them for their service, but it will also provide him with an opportunity to reach out to an important voting bloc prior to an election in which Virginia could play a determining factor.

Senate poised to override Obama's veto of 9/11 legislation

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:23am

The Senate is poised to reject President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia even as lawmakers express fears the legislation could backfire on the United States.

FBI's Comey faces more questions on extremism, Clinton email

Matthew Daly and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:13am

For the second time in two days, FBI Director James Comey will face questions from members of Congress about the agency's response to recent acts of extremist violence and whether more could have been done to prevent attacks in Orlando and New York.

Police shoot, kill man in San Diego area; protesters gather

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 12:40am

A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a "shooting stance," authorities said.

Wyoming to get rid of Tetons image on license plates

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 12:20am

Wyoming is preparing to launch new license plates that feature a view of the Bridger-Teton National Forest.

The Latest: Police: California man shot by officers has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 12:20am

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

World leaders mourn Peres, praise him as a man of peace

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:41pm

Current and former world leaders mourned the passing of Shimon Peres early Wednesday, praising him as a patriot, visionary statesman and man of principle who was deeply committed to pursuing peace in a region that has mostly eluded it.

Cedar Rapids fends off flood damage with temporary barriers

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:11pm

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

Sheriff: Man linked to 4 Ohio slayings can't name 1st victim

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:11pm

A sheriff says an Ohio suspect linked to the slayings of at least four women indicated he can't remember the name of the first victim, who died over a decade ago and hasn't been identified.

School clinical aide charged with stealing students' pills

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:01pm

A clinical aide suspected of stealing prescription pills intended for students at an Ohio middle school has been indicted on a drug theft charge.

2 Montana bear encounters leave hunters injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:41pm

State wildlife officials say two hunters were hospitalized after encountering grizzly bears in separate incidents over the weekend in southwestern Montana.

Suspect in Dallas-area shooting rampage arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:32pm

A man suspected in a pair of Dallas-area killings was arrested Tuesday at an apartment about 150 miles to the south near Austin, police said.

List of 25 latest recipients of Carnegie Hero medals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:21pm

Winners of Carnegie Hero medals announced Wednesday: