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Navy investigates sailor who didn't salute national anthem

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:22pm

The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played during a recent morning flag-raising at Pearl Harbor.

NYC reaches $5.75M settlement in Rikers inmate death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:10pm

New York City reached a $5.7 million settlement with the family of Bradley Ballard, a mentally ill Rikers Island inmate who died in 2013 after being locked in his cell for six days without care or medication.

Police shoot, wound man in San Diego area; protesters gather

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:02pm

Police have shot and wounded a man they say was acting erratically in a San Diego suburb and an angry crowd has gathered, contending that the man was black and unarmed.

Families of 2 blacks shot by Ohio police want outside review

Ann Sanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:01pm

The families of two black people fatally shot by city police renewed their requests Tuesday for independent investigations into the officers' actions while describing the emotional toll of losing their loved ones.

The Latest: Suspicious package taken from police HQ

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:54pm

The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):

The Latest: Council president confident about police probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:53pm

The Latest on a news conference held by families of two people fatally shot by Columbus police this year (all times local):

2 men charged in California killings

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:52pm

An Army private and another young man were charged Tuesday with murder in the slayings of a California couple and family friend who were discovered after the couple's 6-year-old daughter called police.

Records: Sex assault among Idaho students found after attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:30pm

An Idaho school uncovered bullying, sexual harassment and sexual assault among students during its investigation into the rape of a black football player last year, according to recently released documents filed as part of a lawsuit.

Man rescued at sea tells Coast Guard of search for mother

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:30pm

A man who says he spent a week at sea in a life raft before being rescued told the Coast Guard he frantically looked for his mother as their fishing boat sank in the Atlantic Ocean, according to an audio recording released Tuesday. His mother hasn't been found.

The Latest: At least 5 homes burning in Northern California

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:21pm

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The Latest: 4 mall shooting victims ID'd

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:01pm

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Tulsa residents find common ground between police, slain man

Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:42pm

Competing rallies over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white Oklahoma police officer could have left residents with the difficult choice of who to support, but some said Tuesday it was possible to back both police and the slain man.

Advocates say hunts, slaughter threaten Yellowstone bison

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:11pm

Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government to look again at whether the hunting and slaughter of bison that wander outside of Yellowstone National Park threaten the survival of one of the last genetically pure populations of the national mammal.

Police say Arizona woman chased husband, caused deadly crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:10pm

Police say an Arizona woman faces manslaughter charges for chasing down her husband in her SUV, causing him to crash his Harley-Davidson into a light post.

Obama names career diplomat as US ambassador to Cuba

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:00pm

President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced career diplomat Jeffrey DeLaurentis as his choice to become the first U.S. ambassador to Cuba in more than a half-century, a move that sets up a possible fight with congressional critics of Obama's overtures to the communist island nation.

Campaign fund allegations: North Carolina lawmaker indicted

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 4:51pm

A veteran North Carolina state senator who once chaired a legislative ethics committee has been indicted by a federal grand jury on allegations he spent more than $200,000 in campaign funds for personal benefit over several years.

Lawyer: Real estate heir Durst has been moved to Indiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 4:51pm

An attorney for New York real estate heir Robert Durst says he's been moved to a federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Indiana woman accused in deaths of her children, 6 and 7

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 4:51pm

A northern Indiana woman has been arrested on two preliminary counts of murder after her two young children were abducted and found dead in a car belonging to a neighbor of hers who was shot to death, authorities said Tuesday.

The Latest: Records show man rescued at sea was slay suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 4:22pm

The Latest on a Vermont man who was rescued after being lost at sea for a week (all times local):