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Fish market owner upset by large lobster TSA photo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 6:00am

The owner of a Connecticut fish market says she is "personally offended" after she saw a photo of a 20-pound (9-kilogram) lobster being handled by a Transportation Security Administration screener on social media.

Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument at Capitol destroyed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:56am

Officials say Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument was destroyed by someone driving a vehicle into it less than 24 hours after the monument was placed on state Capitol grounds.

Atlanta officer on leave after head-punching video surfaces

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:56am

An Atlanta police officer is on administrative leave after a video surfaced that shows him punching a man in the head.

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to speak in Boston

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:50am

Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (BAHN'-gee-moon) is speaking at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Boston this week.

3 Chicago officers accused of lying about teen's shooting

Michael Tarm and Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:15am

Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on charges that they conspired to cover up and lie about what happened when a white police officer shot a black teenager 16 times — an incident that prompted outrage when a video of the killing was finally released.

Ohio judge sentences teens to write a book report

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:15am

An Ohio judge hoping to send a message has sentenced two teenagers to jail time — and writing a five-page book report.

Penn State forms Greek advisory group after pledge death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:04am

Penn State has developed an advisory group that includes students, faculty and university trustees to address issues within its Greek system following the February death of a pledge.

No shots fired, but calls prompt lockdown at military post

Erik Schelzig, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:52am

Two 911 calls and a tweet about the possibility of an active shooter at a military installation set off a day of panic and confusion in Alabama.

Florida woman says she choked dog after it bit her hand

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:44am

A Florida woman told sheriff's deputies she killed her 12-year-old Chihuahua because she was tired of the dog biting her.

Suspect in 5 slayings indicted and held on $75 million bond

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:24am

A man charged with killing five people in Ohio has been indicted on aggravated murder charges in the deaths of three of them, a mother and her two college-age daughters.

Legionnaire's disease bacteria found at Florida health club

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:14am

The bacteria that cause Legionnaire's disease have been found at a health club in Florida, and a second club is being tested for the bacteria.

Death penalty dispute goes to Florida Supreme Court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:06am

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's power to strip a prosecutor of murder cases because she won't seek the death penalty will be tested before the state Supreme Court.

Guilty plea expected for Iraq refugee with ties to kidnapper

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:00am

A Virginia woman living in the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee for the last decade is scheduled to plead guilty Wednesday to federal charges after being charged with hiding her ties to the kidnapper of a U.S. contractor.

Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent

Chad Day and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 2:52am

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for political consulting work he did for a Ukrainian political party, acknowledging that he coached party members on how to interact with U.S. government officials.

Kushner lawyer seasoned in navigating Washington scandals

Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 2:52am

Abbe Lowell's clients have included some of the country's most prominent politicians, companies and celebrities.

Wind fans the flames of Utah fire that has burned 13 homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:46am

Firefighters are bracing for more high winds Wednesday as they try to slow a southern Utah wildfire that has burned 13 homes and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people.

Castle in New York's Central Park to undergo $6M restoration

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:28am

An iconic castle in New York City's Central Park is set to undergo a $6 million restoration this fall.

Seattle council hears from public about fatal shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:10am

Seattle residents and family members of Charleena Lyles demanded change from Seattle city officials during a public hearing about her fatal shooting by police earlier this month.

Timeline of the Chicago police shooting of Laquan McDonald

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:36pm

A grand jury has indicted three Chicago police officers on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white officer now charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfire

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:36pm

Insisting that logging could have cleaned up dead, bug-infested trees that are fueling a Utah wildfire, a Republican state lawmaker blamed federal mismanagement and lawsuits by "tree hugger" environmentalists for the blaze that has burned 13 homes and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people.