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Police union says president related to officer in shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:38am

A Tennessee police labor union says its president is related to one of the officers involved in a shooting that left a black man in critical condition.

Severe storms cause damage in several Minnesota communities

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 5:44am

Severe storms have hit Minnesota, leaving homes, propane tanks and planes at a municipal airport damaged.

Man charged with murder in stabbing death of runner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 5:08am

Police have arrested a man suspected of stabbing a runner to death while she was near her apartment in the nation's capital.

SeaWorld Orlando gets rid of VR goggles on roller coaster

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 5:03am

SeaWorld Orlando has gotten rid of virtual reality headsets that were installed on its Kraken Unleashed roller coaster a little more than a year ago.

Witness: Fatal police shootout in Miami 'was like a war'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:59am

Police say a man wanted by the FBI for kidnapping was fatally shot by officers after he fired an assault rifle at them during a confrontation near Miami International Airport.

5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at home day care center

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:55am

Police say five people, including three infants, were stabbed at an overnight day care center in New York City.

Attorneys general asking DEA to tighten drug manufacture

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:21am

Attorneys general from West Virginia and 10 other states are asking the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to further tighten the manufacture of opioids.

Kavanaugh allegation tests support of GOP women

Juana Summers, Nicholas Riccardi and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:13am

For women like Jayne A. Cordes, the steady stream of investigations in Washington is exhausting. That's why, when Christine Blasey Ford came forward to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her more than three decades ago, it struck Cordes as the latest example of the ceaseless — and needless — drama in the capital.

Call for men to 'step up' puts Sen. Hirono in the spotlight

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:03am

Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono, one of only four women on the 21-member Senate Judiciary Committee, asked Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh the same questions on sexual harassment she has asked dozens of other nominees.

Sen. Hirono in spotlight after call for men to 'step up'

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:51pm

The often low-key Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono has been thrust into the spotlight as she has unexpectedly become one of the most outspoken senators in defense of a woman who says she was assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Kavanaugh's accuser says she would testify under right terms

Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:41pm

Christine Blasey Ford may testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after all, her attorney said, breathing new life into the prospect of a dramatic Senate showdown next week over Ford's accusation that he assaulted her when they were in high school.

Nevada seeks again to overturn FEMA denial of wildfire aid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:38pm

The state of Nevada and members of Congress are again appealing to the U.S. government to reverse an earlier decision to deny disaster assistance to a remote rural area ravaged by a huge wildfire near the Idaho line.

Public meetings called on downsized Grand Staircase plans

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:36pm

The management of the downsized Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and will be the subject of two public meetings next month.

Police: 8-year-old girl among 5 shot during memorial service

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:31pm

Police say five people, including an 8-year-old girl, have been shot during a memorial service in upstate New York.

Injured jockey Victor Espinoza plans a return to riding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:53pm

Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza is planning a comeback after fracturing a vertebra in his neck during a training accident at Del Mar.

Trump: Allies concerned about declassifying Russia papers

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:33pm

President Donald Trump says several close allies of the United States have called to raise concerns about his decision to declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation,

Reckoning with loss of homes, livelihoods after Florence

Alex Derosier and Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:09pm

With Florence's floodwaters receding in some places and still menacing others, tired and waterlogged North Carolinians are finally getting a chance to take stock of the destruction from the wind and floodwaters.

Florence evacuees return as others brace for more flooding

Alan Suderman and Alex Derosier, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:04pm

The trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence continue to slowly meander their way to the sea, leaving billions of dollars of damage in their wake.

American joins Delta, United in raising checked-bag fees

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:20pm

It's official: It will cost you more to check a bag on any of the three biggest U.S. airlines.