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5 accused of trafficking phony fragrances from China to NYC

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 6:40am

Authorities say five people have been arrested in New York City in a multi-million dollar counterfeit perfume scheme.

Arrest made in 2014 killing of FSU law professor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 6:40am

Tallahassee police say they've arrested a man in connection with the killing of a Florida State University law professor.

Pennsylvania school sorry for 'infamous' yearbook quotes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 6:30am

A Pennsylvania school district is apologizing after quotes from Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and an Islamic State terrorist leader were printed in the graduating class section of this year's high school yearbook.

Brother: Man facing 11 counts suffers from mental illness

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 6:10am

The brother of a man accused of 11 charges stemming from two carjackings, a police chase and an eight-car crash last month says he's been battling mental illness for years.

Police: 12-year-old NYC boy burns self in 'fire challenge'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 6:10am

Police say a 12-year-old boy suffered severe burns in New York City when he doused himself in flammable liquids, lit a match and set himself on fire as part of a social media challenge.

Former teacher accused of having sex with student

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 6:00am

Police say a former 34-year-old assistant athletic trainer and health teacher at East Ascension High School has been arrested on allegations he had sex with a 17-year-old female student.

The Latest: Cleanup to begin after northern Kansas tornado

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:50am

The Latest on a severe storm that hit the Great Plains including a large tornado in rural northern Kansas (all times local):

With 1 delegate at stake, Kentucky re-examines its vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:30am

State election officials will re-examine vote totals from the Democratic presidential primary at the request of Bernie Sanders' campaign.

NY medical examiners overwhelmed by rise in overdose deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:20am

Public health officials say medical examiners in the Buffalo area are overwhelmed by the number of opioid overdose deaths, resulting in long delays in getting autopsy reports to the families of the deceased.

Greenville parents want metal detectors in schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:10am

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

Hearing for deputy charged with killing man carrying air gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:00am

A court hearing is set for a Florida deputy charged with manslaughter for fatally shooting a black man who was carrying an air rifle.

WHO: Nearly 960 killed in attacks on hospitals in 2 years

Maria Danilova and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:00am

Nearly 960 people have been killed worldwide in attacks on medical facilities in conflicts over the past two years, the World Health Organization said in a report Thursday that highlighted an alarming disrespect for the protection of health care in war by both governments and armed groups.

Miami-Dade detective shoots, wounds teen carjacking suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 4:50am

Authorities say a 16-year-old was shot and wounded by a Miami-Dade detective after flashing a gun as police tried to stop a car during a carjacking investigation.

Wisconsin man seeks freedom in Gangster Disciples case

Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 4:50am

Lawyers for a Wisconsin man targeted in a nationwide probe of Gangster Disciples street gang members say he should be freed while awaiting trial and allowed to return home, where he contributes to the arts and music scenes there.

APNewsBreak: Rules proposed for school accountability

Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 4:20am

Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic absenteeism to identify failing schools and children who are struggling the most.

Fleas collected near I-40 in Flagstaff positive for plague

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 4:10am

Fleas collected near a popular hiking area in Flagstaff have tested positive for plague.

Full staffing to resume after strike at Green River College

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 4:10am

Green River College officials say they expect full instructional and other staffing to resume Thursday after a three-day strike.

Genocide education requirement on way to Michigan governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:50am

A bill to require older schoolchildren to learn about the Holocaust and the 1915 massacre of Armenians has been sent to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder.

EXCHANGE: Cancer surgeon opens holistic medicine clinic

Maggie Hradecky, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:10am

Dr. Elisha Robinson-Asiso recently opened Integrative Healing Center on Rockford's east side.

Ex-Canterbury basketballer Austin Hatch talks family

Greg Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:10am

Despite the tragic loss of his parents and siblings in two plane crashes, former Canterbury basketball star Austin Hatch doesn't always feel like he has a lack of family.