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NY senator: Wireless emergency alerts must include photos

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 5:41am

As police and federal agents hunted for the man suspected of setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey, millions of people received an alert on their cellphones asking for help finding the bombing suspect. But a phrase in the short message, "See media for pic," has put a spotlight on the limitations of the nation's emergency alert system.

Police: 6 injured in stabbings in Boston Theater District

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 5:20am

Authorities say six people have been injured in an apparent fight in Boston's Theater District and police are looking for a suspect they believe was wounded.

Police: Washington shooting suspect 'zombie-like' at arrest

Phuong By and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 4:40am

The 20-year-old suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shooting said nothing and appeared "zombie-like" when he was arrested by authorities nearly 24 hours into an intense manhunt, authorities said.

Things to Know about deadly shootings at mall in Washington

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 1:30am

Authorities arrested a suspect Saturday evening in in the slayings of five people in the makeup department of a Macy's store at a mall north of Seattle. Here are things to know about the shooting and the investigation:

A look at the shooting videos released by Charlotte police

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 12:22am

There have been both peaceful demonstrations and violent protests every day since Tuesday's shooting of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott: the black man fatally shot by a Charlotte police officer. The officer is also black.

The Latest: Report: Suspect faces domestic-violence charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 12:22am

The Latest on a fatal shooting at a mall in Washington state (all times local):

Washington mall shooting: Police arrest 20-year-old suspect

Faith Karimi, Steve Visser, Ray Sanchez and Max Blau CNN  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 11:33pm

One day after a shooting left five people dead at a mall north of Seattle, authorities arrested a 20-year-old suspect after an overnight manhunt that left the city on edge.

Police probing triple homicide search for missing teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 10:31pm

Police investigating a triple homicide inside a Southern California home were searching for a teenage girl who lived there and is considered at-risk.

NYC 'Trump Tombstone' on display after police confiscate it

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 10:22pm

A granite tombstone bearing the name Donald J. Trump that police confiscated in Central Park months ago is now on display at a Brooklyn gallery.

Baltimore Police: 3 gunmen shoot, wound 8 in attack

Juliet Linderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 10:21pm

Three gunmen shot and wounded eight people including a 3-year-old girl on an east Baltimore street Saturday night, police said, adding the suspects fled and the victims were all expected to survive.

The Latest: police probing triple homicide search for teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 10:11pm

The Latest on the investigation into a triple homicide at a Southern California home (all times local):

Authorities: Mall shooting suspect is Arcan Cetin, 20-year-old resident of Oak Harbor, Washington

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 10:01pm

Authorities: Mall shooting suspect is Arcan Cetin, 20-year-old resident of Oak Harbor, Washington.

Funeral held for unarmed man shot by Tulsa officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 9:51pm

Hundreds of mourners packed a church for a funeral honoring an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a white Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer.

12 hurt when bus carrying Chinese teens crashes by Yosemite

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 9:51pm

The California Highway Patrol said 12 people were injured when a tour bus carrying Chinese teens struck a tree near Yosemite National Park and went down an embankment.

Black history finds home on National Mall with new museum

Jesse J. Holland and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 9:35pm

Black history officially has a new, prominent place in America's story.

Study finds 20M would lose health coverage under Trump plan

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 9:04pm

A new study that examines some major health care proposals from the presidential candidates finds that Donald Trump would cause about 20 million to lose coverage while Hillary Clinton would provide coverage for an additional 9 million people.

The Latest: Doubts follow release of police shooting video

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 8:41pm

The Latest on protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, over the fatal police shooting of a black man (all times local):

Charlotte shooting: Police release video and photo evidence

Nick Valencia, Jason Hanna and Steve Almasy, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 8:33pm

Neither dashboard nor body camera footage shows Keith Lamont Scott pointing a gun at police officers. Police say Scott was carrying a gun at the time of the deadly standoff. The Scott family contends he was carrying a book and had no gun.

Doubts remain after Charlotte police shooting video released

Meg Kinnard, Jonathan Drew and Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 8:32pm

Charlotte police released dramatic video Saturday that shows officers with guns drawn surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles and falls. It's unclear if there was anything in the man's hands in the footage, which has done little to assuage his relatives.