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Grizzly bear moved away from residential areas in NW Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:03am

Wyoming Game and Fish Department wildlife managers have trapped and relocated a young female grizzly bear in the northwest part of the state.

Feds: Man jumps from plane after trying to bite attendant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:03am

A 22-year-old man jumped out of an airplane waiting to take off in North Carolina and had to be stopped from running onto the runway.

Florida could pave new changes in 'stand your ground' laws

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:54am

Lucy McBath is afraid many more people will die if Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs a bill making it harder to prosecute when people claim they commit violence in self-defense.

San Francisco courts test new approach to homeless crimes

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:43am

Courts around the country tried to ease the burden of fines and fees in the wake of riots in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014 that brought attention to a torrent of traffic and other minor citations that saddled people with debt and even sent them to jail.

Police say 8 dead in Mississippi shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:43am

Authorities in Mississippi said Sunday that a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff's deputy.

Morning fire in Philadelphia home kills woman, 2 children

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:42am

Authorities say an early morning fire in a Philadelphia home claimed the lives of three people, including two children.

No public events at Ohio zoo where gorilla killed 1 year ago

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:40am

No public events are planned at the Cincinnati Zoo marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of an endangered gorilla.

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:13am

Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached — a cheerful "Happy Memorial Day!" from oblivious well-wishers.

AP source: Kushner sought secret back channel with Russia

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:13am

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with the Russian ambassador to the U.S.

The Latest: Police say 8 dead in Mississippi shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:10am

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

New Jersey nightclub shooting kills 1, injures 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:04am

An early morning shooting at a New Jersey nightclub has left one person dead and five others injured.

Police say eight people are dead, including deputy sheriff, after shooting in Mississippi; suspect in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 7:30am

Police say eight people are dead, including deputy sheriff, after shooting in Mississippi; suspect in custody.

Police: Officer shoots, kills burglary suspect in N Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 7:00am

Authorities say a burglary suspect has been shot and killed as police tried to arrest him in a North Carolina home.

Federal officials in Alaska probe 2 plane crashes; 4 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:50am

Federal investigators say 2 planes crashed more than 600 miles apart in Alaska almost simultaneously Saturday, killing a total of four people.

Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former Marine

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:41am

A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored disadvantaged kids, authorities said.

Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former Marine

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:20am

A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored disadvantaged kids, authorities said.

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Clinton by Benghazi families

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:51pm

A federal judge threw out a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton by the parents of two Americans killed in the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, ruling the former secretary of state didn't defame them when disputing allegations that she had lied.

Mayor: 'Heroes' died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:45pm

Police said Saturday they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train.

US announces sanctions on alleged Mexican heroin trafficker

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:24pm

The U.S. government is imposing sanctions on alleged Mexican drug traffickers described by the Treasury Department as "major contributors to our nation's heroin epidemic."

Report: Illinois office had contest to close family cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:12pm

The Joliet office of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services offered gift cards to workers closing the most cases just months before a missing 1-year-old girl's body was found under a couch in a home, a report Saturday said.