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Lockdown lifted at military post; no injuries reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:36pm

Authorities locked down an Alabama military post on Tuesday amid reports of a possible active shooter, and workers were advised to "run hide fight." About two hours later, the all-clear was given and officials said there were no confirmed injuries or arrests.


'Possible active shooter' reported at Army's Redstone Arsenal

Tina Burnside, Jason Hanna and Dave Alsup, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:26pm

A lockdown still is in effect for one Redstone Arsenal building where a possible shooter had been reported Tuesday morning, but an all-clear has been announced for everywhere else at the northern Alabama army post, facility spokeswoman Kim Hanson said.

Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:26pm

The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to take up New Jersey's bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks, a case that could lead other states to seek a share of the lucrative market.

N. Carolina man sentenced in foiled IS-inspired shooting

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:26pm

A man who plotted to shoot hundreds of people on behalf of the Islamic State group received a life sentence Tuesday in a case that prosecutors say illustrates the dangers of Americans radicalized through social media.

Outdoor Channel star sentenced for poaching in Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:25pm

The star of an Outdoor Channel hunting show has been fined $23,000 and given a suspended jail sentence for poaching in Wyoming.

The Latest: No word in court or from lawyer where boy is

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:20pm

The Latest on the arrest in Las Vegas of a California man on a murder charge in the disappearance of his 5-year-old son after a trip to Disneyland (all times local):

Police: 9-year-old boy dies after shooting in Indianapolis

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:16pm

A 9-year-old Indianapolis boy was killed when a gun he and his friend were playing with discharged, police said Tuesday.

Idaho plan to cut achievement gap deemed too ambitious

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:07pm

State education officials say they need to tweak the latest plan to close Idaho's student achievement gap after being told the goal was too ambitious and unrealistic.

The Latest: Lockdown lifted at Alabama military post

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:55am

The Latest on reports of an active shooter at an Alabama military post (all times local):

The Latest: Indiana coroner ID's 9-year-old boy fatally shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:50am

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old Indianapolis boy (all times local):

Trump holds first talks with Ireland's new prime minister

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:50am

President Donald Trump has held his first telephone conversation with Ireland's new prime minister, Leo Varadkar.

Oil, gas lease sale in Wyoming nets $2.6 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:41am

Wyoming brought in about $1.3 million from an oil and gas lease sale of federal land.

Viral video shows woman accidentally pick up rattlesnake

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:31am

Imagine that you’ve just finished a luxurious soak in your hot tub. As you walk across the yard, you see what you think is your dog’s rope toy on the ground. You reach down to pick it up, but it isn't a toy. It’s a rattlesnake.

APNewsBreak: Family sues in black man's shooting

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:16am

The children of a black man gunned down by a white police officer in Louisiana's capital sued the city on Tuesday, claiming the shooting fit a pattern of racist behavior and excessive force by its police department.

Officials to remove radioactive waste from Idaho facility

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:16am

Officials in eastern Idaho say they've started a process to remove 5,700 cubic yards (4,400 cubic meters) of highly radioactive waste from an eastern Idaho federal nuclear facility.

A look at lawsuit settlements in fatal police encounters

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:05am

The children of Alton Sterling, a black man fatally shot by a white police officer during a struggle outside a convenience store, sued the city of Baton Rouge on Tuesday.

Prosecutor not saying yet if he'll try cop for 3rd time

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:58am

An Ohio prosecutor is holding off on commenting on his plans in the case of a white police officer whose retrial for the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist ended last week with a hung jury for the second time, his office said Tuesday.

Judge: Psychiatric care unconstitutional in Alabama prisons

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:50am

Alabama's psychiatric care of state inmates is "horrendously inadequate" and violates the U.S. Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

Salt Lake City man pleads guilty in husband's fire death

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:45am

A Utah man pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and arson charges in the house-fire death of his husband, a well-known Salt Lake City restaurateur and LGBT pioneer.

Pentagon: 'Active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:45am

The Pentagon said Tuesday it has detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House threat that the Syrian government would "pay a heavy price" if it carried out such an attack.