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Police: Naked man interrupts Maryland student's workout

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

Police are looking for a man who showed up naked to a woman student's exercise routine on the University of Maryland campus.

More jurors reporting in Charleston church shooting trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:40am

More potential jurors are reporting to the federal courthouse in Charleston, South Carolina, for initial screening in the trial of Dylann Roof, who faces 33 federal counts in the June 2015 shooting deaths of nine black church members.

The Latest: Cedar Rapids flood protection holding, city says

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:40am

The Latest on floods in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where the Cedar River is expected to crest Tuesday (all times local):

Indiana mother faces murder counts after son, daughter die

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:31am

A mother has been arrested on two counts of murder after her son and daughter were found dead in a vehicle in northern Indiana, police said.

Quotations in the News

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:21am

Republican Donald Trump, making the case against Democratic rival Hillary Clinton that the former senator and secretary of state is little more than a career politician who has squandered opportunities to address the domestic and international problems she's now pledging to tackle as president.

Charlotte residents denounce officials over police shooting

Emery P. Dalesio, Tom Foreman Jr. and Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:20am

Angry Charlotte residents verbally lashed City Council members for hours, complaining about what they called unaccountable police officers and civilian leaders who have failed to force change as the city marked a week of protests since a police officer fatally shot a black man.

Police identify tourist killed in Nashville shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:20am

Metro Nashville Police have identified the 30-year-old California man who was shot and killed in an apparent robbery attempt while walking with a friend in downtown Nashville.

Cedar Rapids residents hope flood barriers hold

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

Residents of Cedar Rapids, Iowa's second-largest city, hope a temporary floodwall that is protecting thousands of homes and downtown buildings from the rain-swollen Cedar River will hold as the rain-swollen Cedar River crests.

Driver in hayride crash: I didn't know of mechanical issues

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 4:11am

The man who was behind the wheel of the Jeep involved in a fatal Halloween-themed hayride crash two years ago in Maine says he had no prior indication of mechanical issues with the vehicle.

Key government witness to testify for 3rd day in bridge case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 4:10am

A jury is scheduled to hear for a third day from a key government witness in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial.

Charlotte City Council blasted over police shooting reaction

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 4:00am

Angry Charlotte residents are complaining about what they call unaccountable police officers and civilian leaders who've failed to force change as the city marks a week of protests since a police officer fatally shot a black man.

Swarm of minor quakes shakes part of Southern California

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 3:50am

A series of minor earthquakes has rattled a rural area of Southern California near the U.S.-Mexico border.

Carter: Nuke force changes are 'bearing fruit'

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 2:42am

Defense Secretary Ash Carter, who inherited a tangled web of problems in the Air Force nuclear missile corps when he took over the Pentagon in 2015, says he sees reason to believe that a push for improvement is beginning to show results.

Court hears case of officer immune from manslaughter charge

Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 2:22am

A federal appeals court is hearing the case of a white Texas officer who a judge earlier said was immune from prosecution in the shooting death of a black man.

New SAT exam taken by nearly 1.4 M students, no scores yet

Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 2:01am

No score results yet, but students didn't seem to be scared off by the new version of the SAT college entrance exam.

Suspects, victims in California killings were 'furries'

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 1:30am

Two men arrested in the killings of a California couple were friends with the victims' teenage daughter and all attended "furry" events where some participants dress up in colorful animal costumes, according to friends and their social media pages.

Mall shooting suspect ate with stepfather before attack

Martha Bellisle and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:30am

A man charged with five counts of first-degree premeditated murder in the shooting deaths of five people at a Washington state mall shared an early dinner with his stepfather then told him he was headed to his job at a gym.

Man rescued after week at sea to be reunited with family

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:50pm

A Vermont man who spent a week at sea in a life raft before being rescued by a passing freighter will be reunited with his family in Boston, while his mother is still unaccounted for and presumed dead.

Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:40pm

A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.