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Crystal ball and chain: 'Psychic' gets 6 years for scam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 6:05am

A convicted fraudster and self-declared psychic who pleaded guilty to stealing $340,000 from people through scams has been sentenced to six years in prison.

Woman seeks stolen necklace containing grandmother's ashes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 6:05am

A woman is asking for help to find a necklace containing the ashes of her grandmother that was stolen from her home in Buffalo, New York.

Air Force reservist faces sentencing in child rape case

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:34am

A former Dover Air Force Base reservist who impregnated a 14-year-old girl is facing sentencing for child rape.

Police: Trooper fatally shoots man during altercation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:27am

Kentucky State Police say a trooper has fatally shot a man who tried to assault him with a weapon.

Florence: Evacuations continue as North Carolina rivers rise

Gary D. Robertson, Martha Waggoner and Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:59am

Hurricane Florence is by no means done with the Carolinas, where some rivers are still rising and thousands of people were told to plan to leave their homes on Monday before rivers reach their crest.

Arguments set on West Virginia Supreme Court seats

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:58am

Arguments are set before the West Virginia Supreme Court in challenges to the eligibilities of a congressman and a former House of Delegates speaker to serve on the court.

Mother says slain runner to be buried in wedding dress

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:29am

The mother of a recently engaged runner who was stabbed to death in the nation's capital says her daughter will be buried in a wedding dress.

Some question force used on protesters of police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 1:42am

Activists are questioning the level of force used by Tennessee police officers to arrest people protesting the Memphis Police Department's shooting of a black man who was in critical condition.

Agency says two-headed snake may go to educational facility

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:49am

A wildlife and conservation research hospital says a two-headed snake recently found near the nation's capital may be sent to an educational facility.

New misconduct accusations roil Kavanaugh nomination

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:39am

A second allegation of sexual misconduct has emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that has further imperiled his nomination to the Supreme Court. It has also forced the White House and Senate Republicans onto the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone further action on his confirmation.

Inside Democrats' struggle with the Kavanaugh accusation

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:13am

By the time Sen. Dianne Feinstein huddled with the other Democrats on the Judiciary Committee in a room just off the Senate floor, the rumors were flying.

Sheriff: 5-month-old boy left in bathtub dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:34pm

Alabama authorities say a 5-month-old boy left in a bathtub has died.

Weighing whether to can Rosenstein, Trump tuned in TV hosts

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:23pm

As Air Force One streaked across the desert sky and Las Vegas faded in the distance, President Donald Trump began seeking opinions.

Police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in Baltimore shootout

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:19pm

A suspect died and an officer was wounded in a shootout Sunday evening in a violence-prone Baltimore district where a "crime suppression initiative" was taking place, Baltimore's interim police chief said.

$2 million in preservation grants aim to highlight diversity

Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 10:49pm

A preservation group is inviting the public to vote on 20 sites across the country that showcase the nation's diversity and the fight for equality as part of a $2 million historic preservation campaign.

Trump, at UN, to again confront North Korean nuclear threat

Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 10:49pm

As he begins the sequel to his stormy U.N. debut, President Donald Trump will again confront the dangers posed by North Korea's nuclear threat, though its shadow may appear somewhat less ominous than a year ago.

Florence: Severe flooding feared near South Carolina coast

Gary D. Robertson and Martha Waggoner, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 10:43pm

Rivers swelling with the floodwaters of former Hurricane Florence are threatening to swamp communities near the South Carolina coast, leaving thousands ready to evacuate.

Defense to call witnesses in Chicago police shooting case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 10:03pm

Defense attorneys in Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke's murder trial are about to start calling witnesses, and the big question is whether Van Dyke will testify.

New California law helps utilities with wildfire lawsuits

Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 9:55pm

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure Friday allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for future legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires, even if the blazes are blamed on the company's mismanagement.