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APNewsBreak: Family to sue over black man's shooting

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:54am

Relatives of a black man who was gunned down by a white police officer in Louisiana's capital are suing the city, claiming the shooting fit a pattern of racist behavior and excessive force by its police force.

Justices to hear dispute over seizing Iran artifacts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:54am

The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from survivors of a 1997 suicide bombing who want to seize museum pieces in U.S. collections to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran.

Man sits in jail when drywall powder is mistaken for cocaine

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:50am

A Florida man spent 90 days in jail after police officers who stopped him for driving without headlights said white powder found in his car was cocaine.

Police: Officers' killing of mentally ill man not criminal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:50am

An internal police investigation has found that Oklahoma law enforcement officers who killed a mentally ill, knife-wielding man committed no crime.

Ten Commandments monument installed at Arkansas Capitol

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:50am

Workers have installed a Ten Commandments monument outside Arkansas' Capitol, two years after lawmakers approved a measure permitting the statue on state grounds.

APNewsBreak: Family to sue over black man's shooting

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:45am

Relatives of a black man who was gunned down by a white police officer in Louisiana's capital are suing the city on Tuesday, claiming the shooting fit a pattern of racist behavior and excessive force by its police force.

Pentagon says US has seen chemical weapons activity at Syrian air base used in past chemical attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:45am

Pentagon says US has seen chemical weapons activity at Syrian air base used in past chemical attack.

Police: Boy dies after being shot in yard of Chicago home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:45am

Police say a 13-year-old boy has died after being shot in the backyard of a Chicago home.

Correction: Tulsa-Police Shooting story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:40am

In a story June 26 about a decision not to press charges against Tulsa, Oklahoma, law officers in the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man, The Associated Press misidentified the man. His name was Joshua Barre, not Jason Barre.

Trump attacks media in flurry of early morning tweets

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:15am

President Donald Trump is using the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to rail against media credibility.

Girl who fell from NY amusement park ride out of hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 6:50am

A 14-year-old Delaware girl who survived falling off a New York amusement park ride has been released from a hospital.

Syria denies US allegations of coming chemical attack

Philip Issa and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 6:44am

The involvement of external powers in the Syrian war continued to accelerate Tuesday as President Bashar Assad's government and Russia dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack.

Aggressive bees swarm, kill dog as Florida family watches

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 6:30am

A swarm of bees swarmed and killed a 45-pound dog as a terrified Florida family watched from inside their home.

Detroit house fire kills 3-year-old twins, grandmother

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 6:22am

A woman who died along with her 3-year-old twin grandsons following an early-morning house fire Tuesday in Detroit was found inside with one of the children in her arms, apparently trying to escape the blaze, a fire official said.

Police: 9-year-old boy dies after shooting in Indianapolis

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 6:03am

Police say a 9-year-old boy has died after being shot at an Indianapolis apartment complex.

3 sentenced in Mississippi in police officers' deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 5:50am

Three people who pleaded guilty in connection to the deaths of two Mississippi police officers have been sentenced.

Yale sues Connecticut over gender-neutral restrooms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 5:10am

Yale University is suing Connecticut over its plan to turn single-user restrooms into gender-neutral bathrooms at its law school.

Teens accused of blowing money on jewelry, cars and teeth

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 5:00am

Six Florida teens are accused of stealing a man's life savings and blowing it on jewelry, cars and even gold teeth.

Male, female, X: DC giving drivers a new option on licenses

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 4:51am

The District of Columbia is giving residents a new gender option on their driver's licenses or identification cards issued by the city's department of motor vehicles.