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Police: Fake news story led man to shoot inside pizza shop

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 10:30pm

A man who said he was investigating a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a pizza place fired an assault rifle inside the Washington, D.C., restaurant on Sunday injuring no one, police and news reports said.

Off-duty correction officer fatally shot in New York City

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 10:22pm

An off-duty New York City correction officer has been fatally shot.

Ohio man to be sentenced in plot to attack US Capitol

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 10:10pm

A 22-year-old man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group will soon find out how many more years he must serve in prison.

Puppy given alcohol leads to charges for 3 Ohio residents

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 10:10pm

Three Ohio residents accused of giving alcoholic drinks to a puppy have been charged with misdemeanor cruelty to a companion animal after one of the defendants posted a picture of the passed-out dog on Facebook.

Immigrant students seek place in mainstream high schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 10:10pm

A federal appeals court is set to decide whether a public school district in Pennsylvania can send older immigrant students to an alternative high school.

2 cars submerged in San Antonio sinkhole; 1 man rescued

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 10:10pm

A San Antonio official says a 60-year-old man has been rescued after two cars were submerged inside a sinkhole created when a large sewer line ruptured.

USGS: 3.9 magnitude earthquake hits northern Oklahoma

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:20pm

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 3.9 magnitude earthquake has struck northern Oklahoma. There were no immediate reports of injuries or property damage.

New York City woman finds lost wedding ring in trash dump

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:04pm

It took two hours of sifting through more than 200 bags of garbage at a New Jersey trash-transfer station before a New York City woman was reunited with three rings she mistakenly discarded.

Teens, music makers among California warehouse fire victims

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 8:20pm

Teenagers, the son of a local sheriff's deputy and young artists who loved music are among the dozens of people who died when a fire broke out at an underground dance party in a warehouse that visitors called a death trap.

Warehouse fire death toll climbs to 33, and includes teens

Kristin J. Bender and Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 8:20pm

The death toll from a fire that tore through a warehouse hosting a late-night dance party climbed to 33 on Sunday as firefighters painstakingly combed through rubble for others believed to still be missing and made the grim announcement that teenagers were among the dead.

Warehouse fire death toll climbs to 33, and includes teens

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 8:11pm

The death toll from a fire that tore through a warehouse hosting a late-night dance party climbed to 33 on Sunday as firefighters painstakingly combed through rubble for others believed to still be missing and made the grim announcement that teenagers were among the dead.

Former tenant: Run-down warehouse sometimes lacked utilities

Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:12pm

Shelley Mack says she didn't know the converted Oakland warehouse known as the "Ghost Ship" was an illegal residence until after she moved in, when she was instructed to tell visitors it was a 24-hour workspace for artists.

The Latest: Death toll from wildfires increases to 14

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:10pm

The latest in the Gatlinburg area wildfires (all times local):

Wyoming police to dole out donated money for good deeds

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 4:51pm

A good deed could turn into a $50 tip from Jackson law enforcement officials who will dole out donated money ahead of the holidays.

Officials say those killed in Oakland fire ranged in age from teenagers to 30-plus years old

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 4:31pm

Officials say those killed in Oakland fire ranged in age from teenagers to 30-plus years old.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 4:12pm

Officials say death toll now at 33 in Oakland warehouse fire.

Authorities plan to close Teton Pass for avalanche control

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 4:11pm

The Wyoming Department of Transportation plans to close Teton Pass for avalanche control work for a few hours early Monday morning.

Cuban exiles see only a glimmer of hope in Castro's funeral

Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 4:01pm

In the heart of Miami's Little Havana, Cuban exile Armando Garcia said Sunday's funeral of Fidel Castro granted neither simple closure nor optimism for immediate change, but was a glimmer of hope for democracy in Cuba.

Teen used app to share plan for grandfather's hatchet death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 3:23pm

A North Carolina teenager charged with killing his grandfather with a hatchet discussed the crime in advance with a still-unidentified person on a cellphone messaging app, law enforcement authorities said in an affidavit.