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Selma animal shelter sees increase in adoptions

Justin Fedich-Journal, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 4:20am

Humane Society of Central Alabama president Kaye Knight and vice president Lynn Sanders have worked hard over the past couple of years to make the Selma Animal Shelter a healthy environment for dogs and supportive of adoptions.

Tropical Depression Bonnie brings heavy rain to Carolinas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 3:40am

Tropical Depression Bonnie is expected to bring more heavy rainfall to the Carolinas as it moves along the coastline, making for a wet Memorial Day holiday.

Hero Miles Help Military Families

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 2:00am

While Memorial Day is the unofficial start of the summer travel season, it's also a time to remember the nation's fallen heroes.

Military veteran finds a mission nursing fellow vets at VA

Susanne M. Schafer, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 1:50am

Nursing assistant Tom Alligood wears camouflage scrubs during his emergency room shifts at the Dorn VA hospital because he says it helps other veteran patients realize they've "walked over the same dirt," the 62-year-old former Army tanker says.

Hiker injured after fall in Little Cottonwood Canyon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 12:20am

Authorities say a woman was left in serious condition after she fell while hiking in Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Man swept away after helping to rescue woman off Texas coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 11:10pm

The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing after being swept away in the San Luis Pass between Freeport and Galveston, Texas.

Computer glitch at JFK Airport causes massive check-in lines

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 11:10pm

A computer outage at JFK Airport's Terminal 7 has caused massive check-in delays.

Boise to reveal first memorial honoring Vietnam veterans

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 10:50pm

The city of Boise is celebrating Memorial Day with the unveiling of its first-ever memorial honoring Vietnam War veterans.

Boy treated at hospital after shark attack in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 10:50pm

A Florida police spokesman says a 13-year-old boy was badly hurt after a shark attack.

FAA: Small plane carrying 2 people crash in New Hampshire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:50pm

The Federal Aviation Administration says a small airplane with two people aboard has crashed in New Hampshire.

Police: Urine-soaked baby found in car during heroin arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:30pm

West Virginia state police say a baby was soaked in urine in the back seat of a parked vehicle where four adults allegedly were using heroin.

2 officers injured after man sets self on fire at festival

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:10pm

A police spokeswoman says two officers were hospitalized after a man set himself and a building on fire during a Chicago street festival.

The Latest: Bonnie continues to soak South Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:00pm

The Latest on Tropical Depression Bonnie hovering along the Carolinas coast (all times local):

Shark attack feared in Southern California woman's injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 8:30pm

Lifeguards shut down a Southern California beach on Sunday after a swimmer was pulled injured from the water with bite marks in a possible shark attack, authorities said.

Suspect arrested after Georgia deputy shot in the face

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 8:20pm

A sheriff's deputy in Georgia is "doing much better" but may lose his left eye after he was shot in the face during a traffic stop south of Atlanta, authorities said.

Arrest for Facebook threat against marine patrol officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 8:10pm

Authorities say they've arrested a Mississippi man accused of using Facebook to threaten a state marine patrol officer who had ticketed him for careless driving and driving without proof of insurance.

At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 8:00pm

Authorities in central Texas found two more bodies along flooded streams Sunday, bringing the death toll from flooding in the state to six.

Czech Republic man dies while skiing on Alaska mountain

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 7:00pm

A mountaineer from the Czech Republic is dead after an estimated 1,500-foot fall on Denali Mountain.

Project: $1.9M to increase preterm baby breastfeeding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 6:50pm

Rural mothers whose premature babies are in intensive care will be able to get their breast milk delivered to their babies, thanks to a $1.9 million, three-year grant, say authorities in the Mississippi Delta.