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Police: Fake news story led gunman to popular DC pizzeria

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 5:20am

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.

Suit: Massachusetts state police overlook women, minorities

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 4:40am

Four current and former Massachusetts State Police troopers are suing the agency, alleging it routinely passed over female and minority troopers for advancement.

Man captured in killing of Chicago-area security guard

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 4:20am

Police say they've captured a man wanted in the fatal shooting of a security guard at a Canadian National Railway facility in suburban Chicago.

NYC boy, 3, dies, mother's boyfriend facing assault charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 4:10am

A 3-year-old boy who was found unconscious inside his New York City home last week has died.

Clemency hearing to be held for inmate set for execution

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:20am

Georgia's parole board plans to hold a clemency hearing for a death row inmate scheduled for execution this week.

Former tenant: Run-down Oakland warehouse was a 'death trap'

Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:03am

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.

Teens, music makers among California warehouse fire victims

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 1:50am

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.

Supreme Court takes up cases about race in redistricting

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 1:50am

The Supreme Court is taking up a pair of cases in which African-American voters maintain that Southern states discriminated against them in drawing electoral districts.

New deputy warden to start at Torrington prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 1:00am

The Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington is getting a new deputy warden.

Utah man faces charges after fire at father-in-law's home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 12:50am

Authorities say they have arrested a man accused of setting fire to his father-in-law's Heber City home.

Deliberations resume in trial in black motorist's death

Bruce Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 12:50am

Jurors deciding the fate of fired South Carolina patrolman accused of murder in the death of a black motorist are expected to have questions for the judge Monday morning before their deliberations resume.

Utah parent accused of stealing $5,000 from autism program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 12:40am

An Ogden woman has been accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a preschool program designed to benefit children with autism.

Dylann Roof gets first real test as attorney in hearing

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 12:40am

Dylann Roof's first real test acting as his own attorney is coming as he faces off with prosecutors over pretrial motions in his federal death penalty trial over the killing of nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church.

Children who lived through Pearl Harbor attack remember

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 11:30pm

In some ways, it could be any class photo from the 1940s. The sepia-toned image shows 30 fifth-graders — 26 girls and four boys — at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Waikiki. Most are smiling, some look stern. A few have no shoes.

Cause of Boise State building fire under investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 11:21pm

Officials say a fire has damaged an office building on Boise State University's campus.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 11:21pm

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 New York City correction officer fatally shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 10:50pm

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

Firearm-only bear hunt in New Jersey resumes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 10:41pm

Hunters are heading out across parts of New Jersey for the second half of this year's bear hunt.

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.