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Officials identify woman fatally shot on Alabama highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:40am

Authorities have identified a woman who was shot and killed inside a moving car on an Alabama highway.

Therapy dogs visit Bloomington Police Department

Laura Lane-Times, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:10am

There were three new faces at second-shift roll call at Bloomington Police Department headquarters Monday afternoon.

Utah man accused of illegal poaching of Nevada elk

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:10am

A Utah man has been arrested on charges accusing him of illegally killing a bull elk in southeast Nevada last summer, removing its head and leaving the rest of the carcass to waste.

Report: Shooting deaths of law enforcement spike in 2016

Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:00am

Shooting deaths of law enforcement officers spiked 78 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to last year, including an alarming increase in ambush-style assaults like the ones that killed eight officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, according to a report released Wednesday.

Arizona sheriff: 3 slain in possible murder-suicide

Walter Berry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:50am

Authorities found the bodies of a mother and her two children inside a home in suburban Phoenix in what could be a case of murder-suicide, officials said.

Wish granted: Six-year-old boy is garbage man for a day

Darcy Costello, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:50am

Ethan Dean has always dreamed of being a garbage man. He never tires of playing with toy garbage trucks and loves to watch the real ones drive past his house.

Pretrial motions heard for fifth officer in prisoner death

Juliet Linderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:20am

Pretrial motions are scheduled to begin for a Baltimore police officer facing criminal charges in the arrest and subsequent death of a young man black whose neck was broken in a police van.

Quotations in the News

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:11am

Hillary Clinton in a live video address to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia after she became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward the White House.

State library offers online collection on women's suffrage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:50am

The Tennessee State Library & Archives says it has a new online collection about the women's suffrage movement.

Powerball jackpot $422 million after months without winner

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:10am

The Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize.

Coast Guard: 46 people rescued from sinking boat off Alaska

Rachel D'Oro and Bob Seavey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:10am

Two Good Samaritan vessels rescued 46 people Tuesday night who abandoned their sinking fishing boat in the Bering Sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, the Coast Guard said.

US Navy sued over live-fire training plan in Pacific

Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:41pm

Community members and an environmental group on Wednesday sued the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense and the secretary of defense over a plan to turn two Pacific islands into live-fire testing sites.

The Latest: 46 people rescued from sinking vessel off Alaska

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:20pm

The Latest on the rescue of 46 crew members who abandoned a fishing vessel in Alaska's Aleutian Islands on Tuesday (all times local):

Boston boy found dead after wandering away from summer camp

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:20pm

Police are trying to determine how an 8-year-old boy wandered away unnoticed from a city-run summer camp at a Boston beach and ended up dead, his body found five hours later in the water.

Coast Guard: Ships rescue 46 people who abandoned a fishing boat in Alaska's Aleutian Islands

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:10pm

Coast Guard: Ships rescue 46 people who abandoned a fishing boat in Alaska's Aleutian Islands.

Shaw University announces end to salary reduction program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:00pm

Shaw University says it is ending a three-year salary reduction program, citing cost-cutting measures and gains in corporate and private giving as the reason for the move.

It's official: Hillary Clinton makes history

Stephen Collinson and MJ Lee, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:47pm

Democrats on Tuesday made Hillary Clinton the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the nation's history, shattering one of the last remaining glass ceilings in American politics.

Kasich to help kick off the Ohio State Fair, tour grounds

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:21pm

Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is joining state officials to help kick off the Ohio State Fair.

Ohio's education center for judges celebrates 40 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:21pm

The Ohio Supreme Court is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the state's continuing education program for judges.