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82-year-old man fends off attacker at his California home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:41pm

An 82-year-old man fought off a woman 30 years his junior who had just attacked his wife with a wooden object outside their Northern California home.

Ultimate sacrifice: Teen dies shielding cousin from gunfire

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:37pm

It was after midnight when a gunman burst into the living room of a southern Mississippi home where young people were playing video games.

Utah school district to hand over control of cemetery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:30pm

On Thursday, after more than four decades of selling plots and digging graves, a northern Utah school district is expected to hand off its cemetery to a newly-formed township.

Thieves snatch $1,800 baby cockatoo from pet store

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:02pm

Police are looking for a baby cockatoo reported stolen from a suburban New York pet store.

Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 7:30pm

Tiger Woods attributed an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine for his arrest on a DUI charge that landed him in a Florida jail Monday for nearly four hours.

The Latest: Video shows racist rant day before train attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 7:10pm

The Latest on fatal stabbings in Portland, Oregon (all times local):

Thousands turn out to remember Kennedy on his 100th birthday

Crystal Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 7:04pm

Americans turned out by the thousands Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100.

Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 5:57pm

President Donald Trump on Monday expressed the nation's "boundless" gratitude for the ultimate sacrifice paid by Americans defending the United States.

Correction: Immigration-Nowhere To Deport story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 5:02pm

In a story May 28 about the stalled efforts to deport a U.S. refugee in Massachusetts, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the man was in jail. The man was released from jail May 25.

Ray Pfeifer, firefighter, voice for 9/11 health care, dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 4:42pm

A retired New York City firefighter who spent months digging through debris after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, then became a key voice in fighting for health care for first responders while wracked with late-stage cancer himself, has died, the fire department said.

New York man charged in fatal parking argument in Florida

Jennifer Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 4:30pm

An argument over a parking space in a crowded tourist district escalated into two fatal shootings, including one involving police officers, Florida authorities said Monday.

Vegas protest of man's death in custody leads to 10 arrests

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 4:21pm

Fighting erupted during a weekend protest on the Las Vegas Strip amid calls for a police officer to face criminal charges in the death of a black man in custody, leading to 10 arrests, authorities said Monday.

The Latest: Teen says slain cousin shielded him from bullets

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 4:20pm

The Latest in a shooting in Mississippi that left eight people dead (all times local):

Body of missing Idaho woman pulled from Snake River

Nate Sunderland, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   May 29th - 4:06pm

The Bingham County Sheriff’s Office has recovered the body of 37-year-old Kelley Haney, a Blackfoot, Idaho, woman who disappeared on May 11.

The Latest: Americans turn out by 1000s to remember JFK

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 4:00pm

The Latest on celebrating the life and legacy of John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100 (all times local):

The Latest: New York man charged in fatal parking dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 3:51pm

The Latest on two fatal shootings in Miami Beach (all times local):

Mother dies in crash after son fell asleep at the wheel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 3:40pm

A mother was killed after her son fell asleep at the wheel along U.S. Highway 395 in Adams County.

3 people hurt after ponies rush sidewalk at Wisconsin parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 3:30pm

Three people were injured when show ponies pulling a wagon in a Memorial Day parade in southeastern Wisconsin rushed onto a crowded sidewalk.

Police: Suspect killed in North Carolina had stolen gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 3:25pm

A burglary suspect killed by a police officer in North Carolina fired a stolen gun when he was finally cornered about three hours after officers first saw him running from a home in a suburban neighborhood, authorities said.