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White House says Trump delaying Saturday's New Hampshire campaign rally, citing tropical storm

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 10:11am

White House says Trump delaying Saturday's New Hampshire campaign rally, citing tropical storm.

4-year-old St. Louis boy shot on July Fourth has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 9:02am

A 4-year-old St. Louis boy who was shot in the head on the Fourth of July, apparently by a stray bullet, has died, police said Friday.

Indiana attorney general accused of groping facing GOP test

Tom Davies and Casey Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 8:31am

Votes are being tallied Friday to decide whether Republicans will nominate Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for a new term despite allegations of groping four women that resulted in a month-long suspension of his law license.

Police: 2nd man charged in death of 11-year-old girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 4:06am

A second man has been arrested in connection to the shooting death of an 11-year-old South Carolina girl last year, authorities said.

Police: Gunman shoots 2 Texas officers, hits 3rd in holster

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 1:52am

Two law enforcement officers were shot and a third was nearly wounded when a suspect accused of threatening others opened fire on them in Texas and barricaded himself in a home, authorities said.

Tropical Storm Fay churns north toward NYC, New England

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 12:23am

Rain lashed the New Jersey shore Friday as the fast-moving Tropical Storm Fay churned north on a path expected to soak the New York City region.

3 deputies shot, suspect dead in California shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 11:58pm

Three sheriff's deputies were shot and a suspect is dead in a shooting that followed an hourslong standoff in Northern California, according to a sheriff's office.

Man charged in death of Indiana teen last seen in 1986

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 7:15pm

A man has been charged with manslaughter in the death of an Indiana teenager who was last seen in 1986, authorities said Thursday.

Tucson police reveal suspect died in March arrest attempt

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 6:52pm

Authorities have concluded that Tucson police officers used an appropriate amount of force in a violent struggle three months ago with a man who died while resisting arrest and told officers several times that he couldn’t breathe.

Judge refuses to order Houston to allow Texas GOP convention

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 6:19pm

A state judge on Thursday declined to reverse Houston's decision to cancel the Texas Republican convention's in-person events because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Son says dad was killed asking for directions in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 5:47pm

A San Francisco Bay Area doctor who was on an off-roading trip with his 15-year-old son was shot and killed after he stopped to ask a man for directions, his son and other relatives said.

Sheriff: Detective claimed $15,000 for unworked shifts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 4:04pm

A Florida detective was arrested Thursday on accusations he claimed more than $15,000 in pay for shifts he didn't work, authorities said.

Baltimore mayor: Columbus statue vandals will face justice

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 4:01pm

Those who recently toppled a statue of Christopher Columbus and rolled it into Baltimore's Inner Harbor will face justice, the city's mayor said Thursday.

Report blames prosecutor missteps in botched NYC convictions

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:53pm

Prosecutors withheld evidence, elicited false testimony and made other missteps that contributed to botched convictions for murder and other violent crimes in New York City in the 1980s and 1990s, according to a report released Thursday by the same office that brought the cases in the first place.

New sex abuse charges against former USC campus gynecologist

John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:43pm

New charges have been filed against a former University of Southern California campus gynecologist accused of sexually assaulting young women who were his patients, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey said Thursday.

Dallas man charged in fatal shooting of transgender woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:22pm

A Dallas man has been arrested and charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a Black transgender woman.

Medical experts: Floyd's speech didn't mean he could breathe

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:22pm

As George Floyd repeatedly pleaded “I can’t breathe” to police officers holding him down on a Minneapolis street corner, some of the officers responded by pointing out he was able to speak. One told Floyd it takes “a lot of oxygen” to talk, while another told angry bystanders that Floyd was “talking, so he can breathe.”

Police: Black man's hanging death in California was suicide

Stefanie Dazio and Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:22pm

The death of a Black man found hanging from a tree in a Southern California city park last month was ruled a suicide Thursday following a police investigation prompted by outrage from the family who said authorities initially were too quick to rule out the possibility he was lynched.

Tropical Storm Fay threatens mid-Atlantic coast, New England

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:19pm

Tropical Storm Fay, the sixth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, began to edge away from the North Carolina coast Thursday evening, its sights set on the mid-Atlantic coast and southern New England.