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Correction: Exploding Package story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:50am

In a story May 30 about a state correction officer injured in an explosion, The Associated Press erroneously reported the location of the officer's home. It is in the town of Floyd, not Lloyd.

Man gets 55 years for attempted murder in arson selfie case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:50am

Authorities say a Maryland man who acknowledged setting fire to a home in a jealous rage and returning to take selfies has been sentenced to 55 years in prison.

6 killed, dozens wounded over bloody Chicago holiday weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:50am

Chicago rung in the unofficial start to summer with dozens of shootings that killed six people and wounded 56 others over Memorial Day weekend.

Florida man runs over motorcycle during road-rage incident

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:50am

A 31-year-old habitual traffic offender is accused of running over a man and woman on a motorcycle during an apparent road-rage incident that another motorist captured on cellphone video near Tampa, Florida.

Police: Man on life support after shooting at Vegas complex

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:40am

Police say a man is on life support after he was shot in the head following an argument at a Las Vegas apartment complex.

Senate probe finds systemic failure at Wisconsin VA facility

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:40am

A U.S. Senate committee probe of a painkiller-abuse scandal at a VA facility in western Wisconsin that veterans referred to as "Candy Land" because of the free flow of prescription drugs has turned up "systemic failures" in an inspector general's review of the facility.

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Customer in McDonald's drive-thru gets run over by own car

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:34am

Police say a Pennsylvania woman going through the drive-thru at McDonald's dropped her bag of food at the window, fell out of her car while trying to retrieve it and then was run over by her own vehicle.

Trio of siblings reunited at Jackson senior center

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:30am

Three siblings in their 90s are once again living under the same roof at a senior living center in Jackson.

New York higher education chancellor to serve 1 more year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:30am

The chancellor of New York's public university system says the next school year will be her last at the helm.

OAS chief moves against Venezuela

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:21am

The head of the Organization Of American States on Tuesday called for an emergency meeting of regional governments to evaluate Venezuela's respect for democracy, a move that could lead to the country's suspension from the hemispheric body.

ISU dismisses allegations of bullying on softball team

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:10am

Idaho State University has investigated allegations of bullying in its softball program and says the concern was based on misinterpreted comments.

Authorities: Charlotte school bus wreck, 15 minor injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:10am

Emergency workers in North Carolina say 14 students and their driver were hurt, none seriously, when a school bus ran down an embankment and hit a house in Charlotte.

Ohio couple makes rocking horses memorializing fallen soldiers

Denise Zarrella, CNN  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:01am

Scott and Trish Snyder, the founders of Hero's Rock, an organization that usually handcrafts rocking horses for the children of those lost in the line of duty, are in the middle of a new project where they are building rocking horses that memorialize fallen soldiers.

University of Akron president steps down after rough 2 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:00am

University of Akron President Scott Scarborough is leaving that role after the board of trustees determined the school needs new leadership.

Is pro video gaming a sport?

Henry Young, CNN  |  Posted  May 31st - 8:40am

Hordes of fans queue outside, eagerly awaiting a glimpse of their heroes.

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs earns honors

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 8:30am

An Arkansas science museum is being honored for its community service.

Plaintiffs in hepatitis lawsuit seek judge-ordered testing

Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 8:30am

Attorneys for victims of the largest hepatitis C outbreak in recent U.S. history want a judge to order more testing, which they say could identify even more infected people.

Search continues for girl, 9, missing from Florida home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 8:20am

Law enforcement authorities continue to look for a 9-year-old girl who remains missing in southwest Florida.

15 suffer minor injuries in Charlotte school bus wreck

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 8:20am

Emergency workers in Charlotte say 15 people were hurt when a school bus ran down an embankment and hit a house.