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Arkansas shelter: Dogs injured after break-in for dogfight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 2:25pm

An eastern Arkansas animal shelter says people have broken in to use dogs there for dogfighting for the second time in two weeks, leaving five animals injured.

US general shot in last week's Taliban attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 2:14pm

The Pentagon has confirmed that U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Smiley was shot in a Taliban attack that killed two Afghan leaders in Kandahar province last week.

Police pursuit in Kentucky ends in crash that kills 2

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 1:35pm

Kentucky State Police say two teenagers have been killed when a pursuit ended with a suspect's vehicle striking a car.

Spokane police investigate early morning stabbing downtown

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 1:34pm

Spokane Police are investigating an early morning stabbing that took place downtown.

Man killed in eastern Oregon while checking tire pressure

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 1:20pm

A man was killed on Oregon Route 86 near Baker City while checking the air pressure on his trailer's tires.

Police applicants asked if they are sex assault victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:56pm

The Oakland, California, police department asks officer applicants if they've ever been sexually assaulted, which appears to be a rare and potentially problematic question, a newspaper reported Sunday.

Law enforcement investigating fatal shooting in Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:35pm

Law enforcement officers are investigating a fatal shooting near Post Falls, Idaho.

Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi's killing

Christopher Torchia and Zeynep Bilginsoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:31pm

In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom — in particular its crown prince — should face severe consequences for the death of the writer in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Trump scolded for praising Republican who slammed reporter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:57am

A Republican senator says the U.S. needs a president who "celebrates the First Amendment," not one who "pretends that beating up a reporter is OK."

Falling palm tree kills woman in hammock in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:20am

Florida officials say a woman lying on a hammock was killed after a palm tree fell on her.

Savannah area honored as official 'Coast Guard Community'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:18am

The U.S. Coast Guard is honoring a coastal Georgia community for its longtime support.

Family, fans, of Tom Petty gather to name park in his honor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:11am

A Florida park was renamed after iconic rocker Tom Petty, who played at that park as a boy.

Mega Millions players ponder how to spend record $1.6B prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:37am

With the Mega Millions lottery jackpot at a record $1.6 billion, people are snapping up tickets across the U.S.

"I don't feel real": Mental stress mounting after Michael

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:59am

Amy Cross has a hard time explaining the stress of living in a city that was splintered by Hurricane Michael. She's fearful after hearing gunshots at night, and she's confused because she no longer recognizes the place where she's spent her entire 45 years.

Crosses part of memorial for Texas school shooting victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:24am

Crosses and flowers are part of a memorial for 10 people slain this spring in a shooting at a Texas school.

Man who killed 3 in Colorado Walmart gets life in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:59am

The man who gunned down three people in a suburban Denver Walmart last year was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole. But more than 11 months after the crime, his motive remains a mystery.

Bear conflicts down in Jackson Hole area of NW Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:58am

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says this year is a below-average one for human-bear conflicts in the Jackson Hole area in the northwest part of the state.

GOP risks messy leadership struggle after November vote

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:33am

Win or lose in the race for the majority, House Republicans are at risk of plunging into a messy leadership battle after the November election, with the party lacking a clear heir apparent to take the place of House Speaker Paul Ryan.

A ragged, growing army of migrants resumes march toward US

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:57am

A ragged army of Honduran migrants streamed through southern Mexico on Sunday heading toward the United States, after making an end-run around Mexican agents who briefly blocked them at the Guatemalan border.

Dozens hurt in floor collapse at S. Carolina condo party

Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:32am

The floor of a condominium clubhouse near Clemson University collapsed during a large private party early Sunday, hurtling dozens of people into the basement, authorities said.