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Former Maryland congresswoman says she is feeling stronger

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:40am

Former Republican Rep. Helen Delich Bentley, who is receiving hospice care at her Timonium home, says she's feeling stronger.

DC police fatally shoot man who raised BB gun at officers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:40am

Police say officers in the District of Columbia fatally shot a man who raised a weapon toward them that turned out to be a BB gun.

House Republicans' report faults Obama on Benghazi attacks

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:40am

Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee faulted the Obama administration Tuesday in a report on the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya.

Louisiana's 1st rescued and released dolphin doing well

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:31am

The first Louisiana dolphin to be released after rescue is doing well in Barataria Bay, the Audubon Nature Institute says.

Drug users remain hospitalized following rash of overdoses

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:30am

Drug users are continuing to recover in New Haven after a rash of heroin or cocaine overdoses and three fatalities prompted city officials to declare a public health emergency.

Students might need to add a class to get scholarship aid

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:30am

Some Mississippi college students will need to add an extra class in order to receive state scholarship money this fall.

Neighbor: Man stood naked after shooting wife with crossbow

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:30am

Witnesses say a man accused of fatally shooting his wife with a crossbow in Philadelphia stood naked at his own doorway as she stumbled to a neighbor's home and collapsed in a pool of her own blood.

Judge dismisses charges in woman's bite-mark conviction

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:30am

A judge has dismissed all charges against a Pennsylvania woman who spent nearly 11 years incarcerated on charges she helped beat a man to death in 2001.

5 dead following crash on southern California freeway

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:30am

Five people have been killed and two more hurt in a multi-vehicle crash on a highway near Los Angeles.

Bicyclist found on northeast Georgia roadside dies of injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:00am

Authorities say an Athens man has died after he was found injured on a Jackson County roadside, where he had been riding his bicycle.

NYC girl paralyzed by stray bullet inspires graduating class

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:50am

A New York City girl paralyzed by a stray bullet from a gang member three years ago has delivered an inspirational speech to her middle school graduating class.

Police: Trooper shoots, kills man waving gun during stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:50am

Delaware State Police say a trooper fatally shot a man who waved a gun toward troopers during a traffic stop.

Report SUV crashes into Waffle House in North Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:40am

There's a big hole in a Waffle House restaurant in North Carolina after an SUV crashed into the building.

New data plan: Charleston schools update cellphone policies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:40am

The Charleston County School Board has updated a district cellphone policy written years ago when there were few cellphones but many kids had pagers.

Man charged with murder in slaying of ex-basketball player

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:40am

A 21-year-old Providence man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a former city high school basketball player.

The Latest: Justice pauses campaign to help flood victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:40am

The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local):

Teenager charged with murder after house party shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:40am

An 18-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and felony reckless endangerment in connection with a shooting at a Tennessee house party that left a teenage girl dead and two others wounded.

Massachusetts highway worker killed, driver charged

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:20am

A highway worker is dead after police say he was hit by an impaired driver on Interstate-93 in Massachusetts early Tuesday.

Police: 3 arrested during vigil for slain Baltimore rapper

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:20am

Police arrested three people on disorderly conduct and other charges after a vigil for a slain Baltimore rapper on Monday, police Commissioner Kevin Davis said.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo giraffe dies from urinary condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:00am

A 9-year-old giraffe at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo has died from an acute and untreatable urinary condition.