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Powerball winner builds fire station for town

Lizzie Likness, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 9:02am

Mark Hill personally knows the importance of emergency responders: On two separate occasions, his father's life was saved by volunteer firefighters.

End of an Era: Last C-130 leaves North Carolina's Pope Field

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 9:01am

It's the end of an era at Fort Bragg. The last C-130 cargo plane based at Pope Field has flown away.

Mom, 3 kids, dad dead in apparent domestic shooting in Vegas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 9:01am

Five family members are dead after police say a father chased and killed his wife outside a pharmacy and killed their three children at a home in northwest Las Vegas.

Al-Qaida branch in Indian subcontinent now on US terror list

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 9:00am

The State Department is putting al-Qaida's branch in the Indian subcontinent on its list of foreign terrorist groups.

Sheriff accused of anti-Semitic threats against prosecutor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:50am

A court filing accuses a south Louisiana sheriff of making anti-Semitic threats that were apparently directed at one of the federal prosecutors assigned to the civil rights case against him.

Man gets jail, probation in fatal dog attack on Detroit boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:50am

The owner of four pit bulls that mauled a 4-year-old Detroit boy to death has been sentenced to a year in jail with work release and probation.

Military post: Lockdown lifted at Joint Base Andrews except for medical facility where active shooter was reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:50am

Military post: Lockdown lifted at Joint Base Andrews except for medical facility where active shooter was reported.

The Latest: Helicopter to search for bear in deadly attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:50am

The Latest on a fatal grizzly bear mauling near Glacier National Park (all times local):

Law enforcement official: Officials find no active shooter at Joint Base Andrews

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:41am

Law enforcement official: Officials find no active shooter at Joint Base Andrews.

Naked man jumps from ledge of Times Square ticket booth

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:40am

Police say a naked man shouting about presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump jumped off the back of a large grandstand in Times Square above the booth where discounted Broadway tickets are sold.

Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD

Anna Gronewold, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:40am

Defenders of a former Army sergeant say he truly believed he was fighting the Taliban bomber who blew off his friend's limbs when he emptied 24 rounds from his 9 mm handgun at police and firefighters who were responding to a fire in his apartment.

School asks judge to stay order in transgender bathroom case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:40am

A Virginia school board is asking a federal judge not to force it to allow a transgender teen to use the boys bathroom when school resumes this fall.

3rd driver in a week slams into Boston-area work zone

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:40am

For the third time in less than a week, a driver suspected of being drunk has slammed into a highway work zone in the Boston area.

Public school changes will be topic of statewide forums

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:20am

State education leaders say they will be holding public forums across Louisiana to come up with revised school policies that comply with a new federal law.

Hollister coach, teacher charged with statutory rape

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:20am

A southwest Missouri coach and early childhood teacher who is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student has been charged with statutory rape.

Louisiana's black colleges see enrollment increase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:20am

After years of decline, brought on by tougher admission standards and stringent requirements for student loans, enrollment at most historically black colleges and universities in Louisiana, has risen modestly.

UW president looks to boost enrollment to help budget

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:20am

University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols hopes to boost enrollment to help the school offset cuts in state aid.

Organizers: Al Gore's daughter among 23 arrested in protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:20am

Organizers say the daughter of former Vice President Al Gore was among 23 people arrested during a protest of a Boston pipeline under construction.

Busch Gardens riders removed after stuck on roller coaster

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:10am

Riders had to be removed from a roller coaster at Busch Gardens in Virginia after getting stuck.

Report: US sailors ill-prepared for Iran encounter in Gulf

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:01am

Weak leadership, poor judgment, a lack of "warfighting toughness" and a litany of errors led to the embarrassing capture and detention by Iran of 10 U.S. sailors in the Persian Gulf in January, according to a Navy investigation released Thursday.