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Time running short for changes to North Carolina LGBT law

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 11:00am

Time was running short Friday for North Carolina legislators to revise a law limiting protections for the LGBT community, raising questions about whether the state could face further economic fallout from critics including the NBA.

Charleston church shooting victims sue FBI over gun buy

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:50am

The FBI is being sued by survivors of the shooting inside the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, who say federal mistakes enabled Dylann Roof to buy the .45-caliber handgun he used.

Park Service uses 'CSI' tactics in response to bear attacks

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:50am

In what amounts to an innocence project for bears, National Park Service rangers are turning to modern forensic technology, including DNA evidence, to make sure they don't kill the wrong bear when a human is attacked in the mountains.

Lynch: I'll accept findings of lawyers in Clinton email case

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:50am

Attorney General Loretta Lynch acknowledged Friday that her impromptu meeting with Bill Clinton "cast a shadow" on public perception of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email. She hastened to add that she would follow the recommendations of career prosecutors on whether to file criminal charges against the former secretary of state.

Campaign finance reform initiative falls short on signatures

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:40am

Supporters of sweeping changes to Idaho's campaign finance laws have failed to collect enough signatures to get their initiative on the November ballot.

Witnesses say customer shot bank robber in Spokane Valley

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:40am

Spokane County sheriff's deputies are searching for a bank robber who witnesses say was shot by a customer during an attempted heist of a credit union in the Spokane Valley.

Woman added this week to FBI's 'most wanted' list arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:40am

The FBI says a Milwaukee woman added to its "10 Most Wanted Fugitives" list this week has been arrested in North Carolina.

Federal court rejects lawmakers' maps for Wake Co. boards

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:30am

A federal appeals court has ruled that the legislative maps drawn for the Wake County commissioners and school board members are unconstitutional.

Truck hits sound wall; Las Vegas freeway closed for hours

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:30am

The Nevada Highway Patrol says a key freeway near downtown Las Vegas has partially reopened after being closed for more than four hours by a tractor-trailer crash.

Man who bit off part of wife's lover's ear gets house arrest

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

A Pennsylvania man who bit off part of his wife's lover's ear during a scuffle will serve house arrest and probation.

The Latest: Speed tickets for man dead in driverless crash

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

The Latest on the first reported death of a motorist using self-driving technology (all times local):

Filing to Nevada Supreme Court blocks offender list

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:20am

A last-gasp petition to the Nevada Supreme Court succeeded in blocking publication of the names of about 5,200 registered sex offenders, at least for now.

Unlicensed medical pot stores had to close by July 1

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:10am

To comply with a new law, medical marijuana dispensaries without a recreational pot license were forced to shut down by July 1.

Police locate grandparents of toddler found in streets

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:01am

Salt Lake City police have reunited a young boy with his grandparents after the child was found wandering the streets.

Dover police launch program to help addicts get treatment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:00am

Dover police have launched a program called ANGEL that allows addicts to hand over their drugs and get the medical and emotional help they need from volunteers.

Former DC official, mayoral aide charged with tax evasion

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:00am

A former high-ranking District of Columbia government official has been charged with tax evasion.

Message in a bottle alleges Coast Guard mistreating Cubans

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:00am

Authorities are investigating a message in a bottle alleging mistreatment of 21 Cuban migrants aboard a U.S. Coast Guard vessel.

CORRECTS: Records show 8 speeding tickets in 6 years for man killed in self-driving Tesla car crash

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

CORRECTS: Records show 8 speeding tickets in 6 years for man killed in self-driving Tesla car crash. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said records show 8 speeding tickets in 3 years.)

Utah education office now called State Board of Education

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

Utah's 15-member State Board of Education says it's changing the name of the administrative State Office of Education that the board oversees.