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Spokeman: Military post on lockdown, possible shooter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:18am

Authorities locked down an Alabama military post on Tuesday amid reports of possible active shooter, and workers were advised to "run hide fight."

APNewsBreak: Family sues in black man's shooting

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:16am

The children of a black man gunned down by a white police officer in Louisiana's capital sued the city on Tuesday, claiming the shooting fit a pattern of racist behavior and excessive force by its police department.

Officials to remove radioactive waste from Idaho facility

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:16am

Officials in eastern Idaho say they've started a process to remove 5,700 cubic yards (4,400 cubic meters) of highly radioactive waste from an eastern Idaho federal nuclear facility.

A look at lawsuit settlements in fatal police encounters

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:05am

The children of Alton Sterling, a black man fatally shot by a white police officer during a struggle outside a convenience store, sued the city of Baton Rouge on Tuesday.

Prosecutor not saying yet if he'll try cop for 3rd time

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:58am

An Ohio prosecutor is holding off on commenting on his plans in the case of a white police officer whose retrial for the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist ended last week with a hung jury for the second time, his office said Tuesday.

Judge: Psychiatric care unconstitutional in Alabama prisons

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:50am

Alabama's psychiatric care of state inmates is "horrendously inadequate" and violates the U.S. Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

The Latest: Alabama governor briefed about post lockdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:46am

The Latest on reports of an active shooter at an Alabama military post (all times local):

Salt Lake City man pleads guilty in husband's fire death

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:45am

A Utah man pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and arson charges in the house-fire death of his husband, a well-known Salt Lake City restaurateur and LGBT pioneer.

Pentagon: 'Active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:45am

The Pentagon said Tuesday it has detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House threat that the Syrian government would "pay a heavy price" if it carried out such an attack.

Man charged with threatening Florida lawmaker on Facebook

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:45am

A Florida man has been charged with threatening to kill a state legislator in a Facebook post.

California man won't fight LA transfer in missing son case

Michael Balsamo and Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:25am

A California father told a judge in Las Vegas on Tuesday that he will not fight his transfer in custody to Los Angeles to face a murder charge in the disappearance of his 5-year-old son.

Court ruling on tribe funds is setback for Wyoming Arapaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:25am

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that the federal government may jointly administer some services to the two tribes on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.

Feds investigate how serial killer amassed weapons

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:14am

Federal agents want to know how a convicted felon who became a serial killer in South Carolina managed to collect an arsenal of weapons.

Haley says warning to Syria also aimed at Russia and Iran

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:14am

A warning from the White House to Syrian President Bashar Assad about another possible chemical weapons attack was also aimed at two of Assad's key backers, Russia and Iran, the U.S ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday.

Trump holds first talks with Ireland's new prime minister

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:14am

President Donald Trump held his first telephone conversation with Ireland's new prime minister, Leo Varadkar.

The Latest: Southern California blaze grows substantially

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:10am

The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):

Girl who fell from NY amusement park ride out of hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:04am

A 14-year-old Delaware girl who survived falling off a New York amusement park ride has been released from a hospital.

Ten Commandments monument installed at Arkansas Capitol

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:00am

Workers have installed a Ten Commandments monument outside Arkansas' Capitol, two years after lawmakers approved a measure permitting the statue on state grounds.

The Latest: Lawyer expects officers to support suit's claim

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:55am

The Latest on the family of a black man gunned down by a white police officer in Louisiana filing a lawsuit (all times local):

US says Myanmar no longer among worst on human trafficking

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:46am

The United States asserted Tuesday that Myanmar is no longer one of the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, while removing both Myanmar and Iraq from a list of countries that use child soldiers.