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Possible 'white power' hand signs at Army-Navy game probed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 8:47pm

The Army and Navy academies are looking into hand signs flashed by students that can be associated with “white power" and were televised during the Army-Navy football game on Saturday, school officials said.

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow wins Heisman Trophy as top college player

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 6:53pm

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow wins Heisman Trophy as top college player.

Cyberattack on New Orleans city computers called 'minimal'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 6:37pm

Officials announced Saturday that no data was held for ransom and that a recovery operation is getting underway after a cyberattack a day earlier triggered a shutdown of city government computers in New Orleans.

Toxic air, gases hamper search for last 2 volcano victims

Mark Baker and Steve McMorran, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 5:51pm

A second land search of New Zealand's volcanic White Island on Sunday failed to locate the bodies of the last two victims of an eruption that claimed the lives of at least 15 people, most of them tourists.

Fire breaks out at under construction Texas Rangers park

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 2:51pm

Fire broke out Saturday at the future home of the Texas Rangers, which is under construction in Arlington.

Shooting at suburban Atlanta mall injures 1 as shoppers flee

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 2:41pm

A shooting that wounded one man in a mall food court sent suburban Atlanta shoppers fleeing in panic Saturday.

FBI recovers van it says may be linked to Jersey City attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 1:46pm

Federal authorities have recovered a van that may be connected to the Jersey City shootings that killed four people and are now being investigated as domestic terrorism, the FBI said Saturday.

Last wounded victim in naval air base attack leaves hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 1:38pm

The last person wounded in the deadly attack at the Pensacola Naval Air Station has been released from the hospital

Former Gary, Indiana, Mayor Richard Hatcher dead at 86

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 12:56pm

Former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher, who became one of the first black mayors of a big U.S. city when he was elected in 1967, has died. He was 86.

Daughter says former Gary, Indiana, Mayor Richard Hatcher has died.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 12:50pm

Daughter says former Gary, Indiana, Mayor Richard Hatcher has died.

Ex-bank employee accused of taking cash from vault arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 12:25pm

Federal authorities are accusing a former Wells Fargo employee of stealing more than $88,000 in cash from the vault of a bank in North Carolina.

No reduced bail for Wisconsin suspect in vaping operation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 12:08pm

A Wisconsin judge refused Friday to lower the bond of a man suspected of running an illegal operation to manufacture thousands of vaping cartridges filled with THC.

Georgia man arrested after calling police 3 times to confess

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 11:00am

A man apparently felt so bad about breaking the law that he called police three times to confess, according to police in Georgia.

NYC paying $625K to mom whose baby was ripped away by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 10:58am

New York City will pay $625,000 to resolve a lawsuit filed by a mother whose toddler was yanked from her arms by police in a widely seen online video, the city's Law Department said.

Mississippi vows further appeal after loss on abortion ban

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 10:53am

and other states trying to put abortion out of reach — should finally get the message."

Man gets 15 years for bow-and-arrow attack on deputies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 10:43am

A judge sentenced a 32-year-old Minnesota man to 15 years and nine months in prison for using a bow and arrows to attack sheriff's deputies, injuring one.

South Dakota upholds death sentence in 2000 torture killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 9:51am

The South Dakota Supreme Court upheld the sentence of the state's only death row inmate, an Alaska man who pleaded guilty to taking part in a 2000 torture killing.

Houses of worship attacked with deadly frequency in 2019

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 8:50am

not surprising in a year where attacks on places of worship occurred with relentless frequency. Hundreds of worshippers and many clergy were killed at churches, mosques, synagogues and temples.

Reparations mark new front for US colleges tied to slavery

Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 7:16am

The promise of reparations to atone for historical ties to slavery has opened new territory in a reckoning at U.S. colleges, which until now have responded with monuments, building name changes and public apologies.