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Thousands without power as Phoenix recovers from big storm

Paul Davenport, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:02am

Tens of thousands of Phoenix-area residents and businesses, including a food bank, were without power more than 12 hours after a monsoon storm knocked down trees, damaged buildings and toppled a tractor-trailer on a freeway.

Michigan House panel mulls 2 lawmakers' fitness for office

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:01am

A Michigan legislative committee on Tuesday held a disciplinary hearing for two conservative lawmakers accused of misusing public resources to hide an affair, including by sending a false, sexually explicit email claiming one of them had sex with a male prostitute.

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Federal judge orders Kentucky clerk and her staff to court

Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:01am

A county clerk in Kentucky who has invoked "God's authority" and is defying the U.S. Supreme Court by refusing to license same-sex marriage has been summoned along with her entire staff to explain to a federal judge why she should not face stiff fines or jail time.

More than 225K Apple iPhone accounts hacked

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:59am

Hackers have stolen more than 225,000 Apple accounts from iPhone customers.

Black Lives Matter movement experiencing growing pains

Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:52am

Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police.

Man dies after Georgia deputy uses stun gun on him

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:21am

A man who led sheriff's deputies on a car chase died early Monday after being shot with a stun gun, authorities in west Georgia said.

Indiana man accused of spreading HIV now faces 22 charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:11am

A 31-year-old western Indiana man accused of intentionally spreading HIV for more than a decade now faces six additional charges related to the case.

Prosecutors: 2 day care ex-workers instigated kids' fights

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:11am

Two former New Jersey day care workers are accused of instigating fights among children in their care.

University of Utah unveils $62.5 million law building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:11am

University of Utah officials are celebrating the grand opening of a $62.5 million law school building.

Last teacher in Atlanta cheating scandal gets year in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:11am

The final teacher to face sentencing in the Atlanta schools test cheating case has been ordered to serve a year in prison and four months on probation.

North Vegas police seek man in store bathroom spy cam case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:11am

North Las Vegas police say they're seeking a man who apparently recorded his own face while placing a hidden camera in the bathroom of a clothing store.

Facility being built at Rhode Island university collapses

Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:10am

An athletic building under construction at a private Rhode Island university has collapsed, injuring six workers.

Archery hunter recovering after Idaho grizzly bear attack

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:01am

An archery hunter is recovering after being attacked in Idaho by a grizzly bear with three cubs

Man sentenced to life with no parole walks free in Missouri

Summer Ballentine, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:01am

A man sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades — a period in which the nation's attitudes toward pot have steadily softened.

West Point prof who called legal scholars treasonous resigns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:52am

A professor criticized for writing an article calling some legal scholars treasonous has resigned from West Point a month after he was hired to teach a law course.

California to end unlimited isolation for most gang leaders

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:52am

California on Tuesday agreed to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds of inmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer.

Man accused of harassing American Indian students cleared

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:51am

A judge has cleared a South Dakota man accused of harassing American Indian children with racial slurs and spilling beer on them at a minor league hockey game in Rapid City.

Manhunt in northern Illinois prompts school lockdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:51am

Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot.

Police officer facing arrest for burglary kills himself

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:51am

Authorities say a Pennsylvania police officer shot himself to death after officers came to arrest him for committing a burglary at his estranged wife's home and then trying to frame her boyfriend for it.