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Chicago cop wounded, 2 others injured in separate incident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:09am

Chicago police say an officer was shot and wounded and two others were seriously injured after being dragged by a vehicle in a separate incident.

Florida man's death is 5th linked to Imelda's aftermath

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:54am

Authorities in Texas have attributed a fifth death to the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda, which caused widespread flooding in southeastern Texas and parts of Louisiana.

Father of girl killed by his errant golf ball speaks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:44am

The father of a 6-year-old Utah girl who died after he accidentally struck her with a golf ball says she died in his arms.

City to pay Republican National Convention protester $50K

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:26am

An attorney for a protester arrested during the 2016 Republican National Convention says Cleveland will pay his client $50,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit.

Big rise in US mass shooting tips poses challenge for police

Lisa Marie Pane and Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:49am

It had all the makings of a massacre. Six guns, including a Colt AR-15 rifle. About 1,000 rounds of ammunition. A bulletproof vest. And an angry Southern California man who threated to kill his co-workers at a hotel and its guests.

Dozens of dead cats found in NY home after eviction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:25am

Authorities are investigating the deaths of dozens of cats found at an upstate New York home after the former owner was evicted.

Justices' DC sniper case examines teen murderers' sentences

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:19am

Lee Boyd Malvo, who terrorized the Washington region in 2002 as one-half of a sniper team, is at the center of a case the Supreme Court will hear this fall. But the justices' eventual ruling probably will mean less for him than for a dozen other inmates who, like the now-34-year-old Malvo, were sentenced to life without parole for murders they committed as teens.

Deputies say South Carolina shooting leaves 2 dead, 8 hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:58am

Authorities said a shooting at a bar in South Carolina left two people dead and eight injured early Saturday.

Authorities say 2 people killed, 8 injured in shooting at a bar in South Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:52am

Authorities say 2 people killed, 8 injured in shooting at a bar in South Carolina.

In a small county, a good leader is hard to find _ and keep

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:41am

Just as it has every three or four years since this century began, South Carolina's smallest county recently had to find a new leader — and attracting a talented administrator is often a challenge.

Trial to start for Georgia cop who shot naked, unarmed man

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:41am

A police officer responding to a call of a naked man behaving erratically at an Atlanta-area apartment complex arrived on the scene, exited his vehicle and shot the man almost immediately.

Trump says he had 'perfectly fine' call with Ukraine leader

Jonathan Lemire, Michael Balsamo and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:43pm

President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival, now at the center of an explosive whistleblower complaint against Trump.

4 die after bus with Chinese tourists crashes in Utah

Lindsay Whitehurst and Morgan Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:11pm

Four people died after a tour bus carrying them and other visitors from China crashed, rolling onto a guard rail and leaving carnage and debris in its wake on a highway running through the red-rock landscape of southern Utah.

Judge mulls bid to curb power to split families at border

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:45pm

A federal judge said Friday that he was struggling with a request to more narrowly define what behavior justifies separating children from their parents at the border after complaints that the Trump administration has abused discretionary powers to split families under limited circumstances, like criminal history or questions about whether the adult is really the parent.

US to send troops to Saudi Arabia, hold off on striking Iran

Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:28pm

The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as President Donald Trump has at least for now put off any immediate military strike on Iran in response to the attack on the Saudi oil industry.

Iowa high court launches courthouse break-ins investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:17pm

The Iowa Supreme Court says it has hired a law firm to conduct an independent investigation into the arrests of two cybersecurity workers who were found inside a closed central Iowa courthouse and say they were just doing their jobs testing courthouse security.

Marines from California base charged with human smuggling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:41pm

Nine Marines at California's Camp Pendleton base have been charged with human smuggling.

Have You Seen This? Diver comes face-to-face with giant anaconda

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:11pm

This video is just a whole lot of "nope" wrapped in a blanket of "forget it" and nestled inside a cozy bed of "absolutely not." I'm not sure you can even make it through the whole thing.

Alabama gov begins treatment for cancerous spot on her lung

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:50pm

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey underwent a scheduled outpatient procedure on Friday as she gets set for specialized radiation treatment for cancer, her office said.