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State police: Armed man killed after Detroit-area chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:31pm

An armed man who called himself a "sovereign citizen" was fatally shot Friday by Michigan State Police after racing away from a traffic stop and leading troopers on a chase in suburban Detroit, authorities said.

Judge refuses to toss Planned Parenthood suit over videos

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:31pm

A federal judge in San Francisco has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by Planned Parenthood over videos that purport to show employees of the organization illegally selling parts of aborted fetuses.

FBI returns to home of man charged in bombings in 2 states

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:11pm

Federal investigators are again gathering evidence from the home of a man charged with setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey.

Armed man dies after struggle with California police

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:11pm

A man armed with a knife and reported to be bipolar died after a struggle with Pasadena police officers who were called to an apartment early Friday following reports of a disturbance.

Construction worker dies in American Fork trench collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:01pm

A Utah construction worker is dead after a trench collapse in American Fork.

Relatives of black man shot by white officer file lawsuit

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:01pm

The son of a black man fatally shot by a white Mississippi police officer in 2015 has filed a lawsuit against the former officer, the city of Columbus and others for what it called a wrongful death.

Texas pulls out of federal refugee resettlement program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:51pm

Texas has formally stopped helping the U.S. government provide aid and services to refugees, citing alleged security concerns.

2 lawmakers aid after West Virginia car crash

Michelle C. Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:41pm

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Nevada Rep. Joe Heck came to the aid of victims of a fatal car crash in West Virginia on Thursday night.

White House snafu: Obama transcript puts Jerusalem in Israel

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:34pm

The White House rushed Friday to correct a diplomatic blooper after an official transcript listed Jerusalem as part of Israel, contradicting a delicate U.S. policy that takes no position on the city's status.

Stripper segregation: Feds say club mistreats black dancers

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:31pm

Clothed in the power of the law, the federal government is again suing a Mississippi strip club, saying black strippers should be treated equally when they take it all off.

45th Albuquerque balloon fiesta set for weekend launch

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:31pm

The 45th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is set to begin Saturday and is expected to draw close to a million visitors to central New Mexico. Here are some key things to know for the event:

Police: Killings of 3 in Minnesota was domestic violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:31pm

One man and two teenagers were found dead Friday and a woman was critically injured after a shooting in a south Minneapolis apartment that appears to have been an incident of domestic violence, police said.

Board apologizes after flap over separate low-income school

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:23pm

A Mississippi school board is apologizing after the superintendent was quoted saying the district might consider an optional separate school to try to boost low-income students' academic achievement.

Correction: Taser Apology Cake story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:23pm

In a story Sept. 29 about a former Florida sheriff's deputy accused of using a stun gun on a woman, The Associated Press reported erroneously details about a cake reading "Sorry I Tased You." The woman's attorney says the deputy sent a photo of the cake, made by someone else, to the woman; the deputy did not bake the cake himself, as stated in the lawsuit.

Police fired 109 shots at man who went on stabbing rampage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:21pm

Philadelphia's police commissioner says nine officers fired a total of 109 shots at a man who went on a stabbing rampage.

Records: Man accused of killings stole ID to obtain passport

David Warren, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:13pm

A man in the country illegally who authorities say was responsible for a string of crimes that left two dead in the Dallas area obtained a U.S. passport under a stolen identity, which allowed him to freely travel across the Texas-Mexico border, according to federal court records.

US official: Hackers targeted election systems of 20 states

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:11pm

Hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months, a Homeland Security Department official said Friday.

Authorities say robbery suspect shot, killed by deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:01pm

Authorities say a robbery suspect was shot and killed by a South Carolina sheriff's deputy as another deputy and a police dog fought with the armed man.

Police release two short videos showing the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by suburban San Diego police

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:01pm

Police release two short videos showing the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by suburban San Diego police.