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1 student dead, 1 hospitalized after attack near school

Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:31pm

Attackers shot two students near a San Francisco Bay Area high school, killing one and sending another to a hospital in an incident that prompted the closing of the campus, authorities said Thursday.

FAA says Reno crash landing was due to engine failure

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:21pm

Officials say engine failure is what led the pilot of a small plane to crash-land on a busy road in Reno.

Key arrest made in 2-year-old's shooting in Detroit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:20pm

Police say they've made a key arrest in the shooting of a 2-year-old Detroit girl.

UA trustees approve online degree for Clinton School

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:11pm

The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees has approved an online master's degree program to be offered by UA's Clinton School of Public Service.

Photo released of suspect in Hooters sports book robbery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:11pm

Police have released surveillance tape of an armed robber who held up the sports book at the Hooters hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

Greenville parents want metal detectors in schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:11pm

Hundreds of people have signed an online petition calling for metal detectors in Greenville County schools.

Prisoner not seen since CIA capture may appear at Guantanamo

Ben Fox, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:11pm

A Palestinian not seen publicly since his 2002 capture by the CIA launched a brutal interrogation program may soon make his first appearance in a U.S. courtroom.

Wisconsin man seeks freedom in Gangster Disciples case

Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:11pm

A lawyer for a man named in a nationwide probe of Gangster Disciples gang members tried to get him released to await trial at his home in Madison, Wisconsin, where he contributes to the arts and music scenes. But a federal magistrate declined, citing the allegation that he was involved in a carjacking in Georgia.

Man vows to keep stalking TV reporter _ when probation is up

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:01pm

A man has vowed in court to resume stalking a Philadelphia TV news reporter as soon as his probation for doing so expires in 15 years.

The Latest: Forecasters raise tornado threat level in Kansas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:01pm

The Latest on severe weather in the Plains (all times local):

Snyder halts internal Flint probes after prosecutors object

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:01pm

Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday called for an end to civil and administrative investigations into how two state agencies contributed to Flint's lead-tainted drinking water crisis, after being warned they are hampering state and federal criminal probes.

Fernley pool board broke open meetings law twice

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:51am

Nevada's attorney general says a board overseeing the public swimming pool in Fernley broke the open meetings law when it failed to provide proper notice about a meeting called to correct a previous violation of the law.

Man convicted of killing lawmaker's 2 sisters gets life term

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:51am

A judge has imposed a life sentence on a Pittsburgh man convicted of killing two of his next-door neighbors, the sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker.

Report: Portland chief smelled of alcohol after shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:41am

The Portland police chief who was put on leave after revelations he may have lied about accidentally shooting a friend in the back during a hunting trip smelled of alcohol during an interview afterward, according to documents.

Arkansas approves $44.5M for 49 school improvement projects

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:41am

Arkansas has approved spending $44.5 million for 49 school construction, replacement and system repair projects across the state.

Day 2 of New Orleans jail hearing focuses on inmate suicide

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:41am

Precious time was lost when an inmate hanged himself in the shower at the New Orleans jail because a guard couldn't open a door to the shower from the outside, an expert testified Thursday — the second day of a hearing on whether management at the troubled lockup should be taken away from the local sheriff.

Navy: 2 fighter jets collide off NC coast; 4 hospitalized

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:32am

Two Navy jet fighters collided off the coast of North Carolina during a routine training mission on Thursday, sending four people to the hospital, officials said.

Criminal check mandate for teacher licensure candidates OK'd

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:31am

Anyone seeking to be licensed to teach in North Carolina would have to undergo a criminal background check under legislation working its way through the General Assembly.

Police: 2 in custody in NYC exchange student slashing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:31am

New York City police say two suspects are in custody in connection with the December slashing of a Chinese exchange student.