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2 'detainees' drown as van swept into SC flood waters

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:38pm

Two female mental health patients detained for medical transport drowned Tuesday night when a sheriff's department van was swept away in rising South Carolina flood waters, according to authorities.

The Latest: 2 dead after van is swept away in S. Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:59pm

The Latest on Florence's lingering impact (all times local):

Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser say FBI should investigate before Christine Blasey Ford testifies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:35pm

Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser say FBI should investigate before Christine Blasey Ford testifies.

California jury: Career criminal guilty of killing 2 teens

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:24pm

A Northern California jury on Tuesday found guilty a career criminal thought to be the "Gypsy Hill Killer" of raping and murdering two teenage girls more than 42 years ago.

The Latest: Alaska man tied to girl's death appears in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:24pm

The Latest on an Alaska man charged in connection with disappearance and death of 10-year-old girl (all times local):

California jury: Career criminal thought to be 'Gypsy Hill Killer' guilty of killing two teens

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:22pm

California jury: Career criminal thought to be 'Gypsy Hill Killer' guilty of killing two teens.

E-cigarette warnings to arrive in high school bathrooms nationwide

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:55pm

The US Food and Drug Administration will stage a massive education campaign aimed at the nearly 10.7 million teens at risk for e-cigarette use and potential addiction, the agency said Tuesday.

Falcons G Levitre (triceps) out for season, 3rd player down

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:23pm

The Atlanta Falcons have lost offensive guard Andy Levitre to a season-ending triceps injury, the third starter to go down in the first two weeks of the season.

Ga Tech in deep hole, and it only gets tougher with Clemson

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:09pm

Georgia Tech has put itself in a deep hole with two straight losses that could've gone the other way.

Ex-Rep. Dingell: 'Not done with me yet' after heart attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:03pm

Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell is recovering from a heart attack and telling the public, "You're not done with me yet."

Woman, 63, pleads guilty to possessing the poison ricin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:43pm

A 63-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to possessing the poison ricin in Virginia.

Another video shows man dangerously near Yellowstone spring

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:38pm

A man accused of walking dangerously close to Old Faithful Geyser may also have broken the rules by sitting next to a different thermal feature in Yellowstone National Park.

Police release video of fatal shooting in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:17pm

Body camera footage of a fatal police shooting in Oakland shows an officer firing her weapon into a car after police tried to rouse the occupant by using a loudspeaker and firing a round from a beanbag gun.

Police: Man threatens to shoot child after losing video game

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:14pm

A New York man was arrested Tuesday after threatening to shoot an 11-year-old boy after losing to him in the video game "Fortnite," according to police.

SC prosecutor facing federal charges related to public funds

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:53pm

The chief prosecutor for South Carolina's capital city was indicted Tuesday on more than two dozen charges related to the misspending of public funds on trips to foreign countries including the Netherlands and the Galapagos Islands.

Prosecutors aim to keep how Colorado mom, girls died secret

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:52pm

Colorado prosecutors want a judge to block the release of autopsy reports for a woman and two young girls who were killed and dumped at an oil work site, arguing that the cause of their deaths will be critical evidence during trial for a man charged with killing his family.

Chief prosecutor in South Carolina's capital city indicted on multiple charges related to misspent public funds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:50pm

Chief prosecutor in South Carolina's capital city indicted on multiple charges related to misspent public funds.

Feinstein's opponent seizes on her role in Kavanaugh fight

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:49pm

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, and Kevin de Leon, a Democrat in the California state Senate, rarely have much in common. But they're united in their condemnation this week of Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

Michigan professor declines to endorse student's Israel trip

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:40pm

University of Michigan officials have criticized a professor's decision not to recommend a student for a study program in Israel.

Lawyer: Move trial from courthouse with Confederate monument

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:36pm

A legal argument has been revived in Louisiana over whether a black defendant can get a fair trial in a courthouse where a Confederate monument is displayed.