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Boy, 5, uses allowance to buy lunch for police

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 5:20am

A 5-year-old boy in New Jersey has picked up the lunch tab for his police department.

NTSB: Plane lost fuel pumps before Alabama crash, killing 6

Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 5:20am

A pilot told air traffic controllers that fuel pumps aboard the plane were failing before it plunged to the ground and caught fire near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, killing six people from Mississippi, according to a new report from federal aviation investigators.

Sheriff: Suicidal man shot by Florida sheriff's deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 5:20am

Sheriff's officials in Florida say a deputy fatally shot a suicidal man who refused to follow orders during a brief confrontation in a backyard near Orlando.

Judge to rule if Illinois terrorism suspect is mentally fit

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 5:10am

A federal judge will consider on whether a suburban Chicago terrorism suspect who says aliens and Freemasons are after him is mentally fit for trial.

The Latest: At least 8 tornadoes touched down in Indiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 5:10am

The Latest on recovery efforts from tornadoes touching down in central Indiana (all times local):

Iowa hospital warns former patients of possible infection

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:50am

A Des Moines hospital is alerting about 2,600 people who had open-heart surgery there from 2012 to 2015 that they might have been exposed to a bacterial infection.

Rapid City slaying suspect undergoing mental health exam

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:50am

A Rapid City man accused of killing a 6-month-old girl is undergoing a mental health evaluation.

Police: Mom never showed up at bus stop for kindergartener

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:50am

A North Carolina woman has been arrested after police say she left her young children home alone for hours and never picked up her kindergarten student at a school bus stop.

New case of Zika through a local mosquito in Florida county

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:40am

Officials say a second person in Palm Beach County, Florida, has contracted the Zika virus through a local mosquito.

Teacher accused of having sex with student found dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:30am

A body found in Moncks Corner has been identified as a Berkeley County high school teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenage student.

2 Orlando hospitals won't bill nightclub shooting victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:30am

The Orlando hospitals that treated dozens of people injured in the Pulse nightclub massacre are not billing survivors for out-of-pocket medical expenses.

Woman dies after falling from zip line ride at Delaware park

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:20am

Delaware State Police are investigating the death of a woman who fell from a zip line ride at Lums Pond State Park in Bear.

Black caucus chair to meet with Hogan on medical marijuana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:10am

Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to meet with the chair of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland to discuss the shortage of black applicants chosen as finalists to grow and process medical marijuana in the state.

Remains of lost WWII veteran set for return to Rhode Island

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:10am

The remains of an Army captain who was previous lost and unaccounted for following World War II will return to his hometown in Rhode Island this weekend.

East Pennsboro schools remain closed because of mold

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:00am

Schools remain closed in a central Pennsylvania district while officials await the results of tests for mold.

Mayor takes on mosquitoes after positive West Nile test

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:00am

A mayor in suburban Detroit is declaring war on mosquitoes after the West Nile virus was detected in Warren.

DOJ: Vet's Purple Heart lies cost government $752,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:00am

Federal prosecutors now say a former soldier who lied his way to a Purple Heart cheated Washington state and the federal government out of more than $750,000.

Correction: Students Pepper-Sprayed story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:00am

In a story Aug. 24 about a parent arrested for pepper-spraying students at a school, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis Green said the incident happened during a fight and the woman was trying to stop her son from being jumped. Green tells the AP she never said that.

Hurricane Gaston expected to weaken in the Atlantic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 3:10am

Hurricane Gaston is expected to weaken to a tropical storm in the Atlantic.