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Texas officials: 8 hurt when bus with cheerleaders crashes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 4:40am

Officials say eight people were injured when a bus carrying high school cheerleaders crashed with a tractor-trailer rig in Texas.

Dazed Tennessee residents get first look at wildfire rubble

Adam Beam and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 1:50am

Charlotte Moore needed a phone charger.

Professor fatally stabbed on USC campus, student arrested

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 11:40pm

A student stabbed a psychology professor to death on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles on Friday in what was a personal dispute, authorities said.

The Latest: Professor killed on Calif. campus identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 10:42pm

The Latest on the fatal stabbing of a professor on the University of Southern California campus (all times local):

The Latest: Hundreds attend memorial for terror victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 10:21pm

The Latest on the one-year anniversary of the San Bernardino terror attack (all times local):

The Latest: Trump takes on another Indiana manufacturer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 9:40pm

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Police: Man fatally stabbed at University of Southern California was professor; suspect is student

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 8:51pm

Police: Man fatally stabbed at University of Southern California was professor; suspect is student.

Jamaican fugitive arrested day after making FBI wanted list

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 8:41pm

The FBI says it has arrested a Jamaican fugitive a day after he was added to the agency's top 10 most wanted list in the deaths of four people at a Los Angeles birthday party in October.

Alabama inmate seeks execution stay from US Supreme Court

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 8:12pm

An Alabama inmate on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stay his upcoming execution to consider whether a judge should have been able to give him a death sentence when the jury recommended life imprisonment.

Police: Marksman killed gunman after child ran to porch

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 8:01pm

The gunman had already shot a police officer, threatened to kill two children and barricaded himself upstairs in a house for 11 hours when one of the kids, a 6-year-old boy, escaped.

Hawaii summits could get more than 2 feet of snow

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 7:40pm

The summits of Hawaii's Big Island could get more than two feet of snow, with a winter storm warning in effect through Saturday.

The Latest: Police: Shooter impersonated cop at Tacoma mall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 7:40pm

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in Tacoma, Washington. (all times local):

Chicago-area judge who let clerk take bench has Alzheimer's

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 7:01pm

A Chicago-area judge who allowed a law clerk to don a judge's robe and preside over a few traffic cases suffered from memory loss at the time and has since been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a state judicial board has concluded.

St. George man found guilty in 2008 baby death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:26pm

A St. George man has been found guilty for his role in the 2008 death of a baby he was watching.

No verdict in motorist death after 16 hours deliberation

Bruce Smith and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:22pm

The jury in the murder trial of a former South Carolina police officer charged with gunning down a black motorist will continue deliberating next week, despite at one point Friday appearing deadlocked by a juror who told the judge he could not "with good conscience approve a guilty verdict."

Records: Judge pulled off case after series of mistakes

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:20pm

A federal judge in Louisiana was pulled off a criminal case following a series of mistakes in routine trial procedures and after she apparently delegated some of her judicial duties to a prosecutor, according to court documents reviewed by The Associated Press.

2 arrested in New Orleans shooting that killed 1, wounded 9

Bill Fuller, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:20pm

A second suspect in the Bourbon Street shooting that left one person dead and nine others injured was arrested Friday.

Dylann Roof's lawyers want back on death penalty case

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:10pm

Defense attorneys dismissed by Charleston church shooting defendant Dylann Roof strongly condemned his decision to represent himself and filed a motion Friday to get back on the case.

Alaska town's new Inupiat name challenged in court

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:00pm

On paper, the new Inupiat Eskimo name of the nation's northernmost town is now official. But not so fast. The reality is not so simple.