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Officer wounded in Ferguson...Five bodies found in Utah home...Indiana State campus shooting

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 28, 2014 at 2:00 a.m.



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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police in Ferguson, Missouri is expected to survive after being shot by one of two men he encountered at a community center that was closed at the time. Police say the men ran but one turned and opened fire, wounding the officer in the arm. The suspects are being sought. Ferguson was the scene in August of the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.

SPRINGVILLE, Utah (AP) — Police in Springville, Utah, near Provo are investigating the deaths of five family members, including two 14-year-old boys and a 12-year-old girl. Police say the bodies were found in a house, which was tested for carbon monoxide, but none was found. The cause of the deaths wasn't immediately apparent but police say there's no danger to the community.

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A student at Indiana State University in Terre Haute is expected to survive a gunshot wound. Police say the student was the sole intended target. Police Chief Joe Newport says the shooting last evening took place in a stairwell of a residence hall. Newport says that the shooter fled but police don't believe there's a further threat to the campus community.

PHOENIX (AP) — Trees snapped, Phoenix got intense showers and there was flooding in Nevada from intense storms that swept through the Southwest. The storm forced authorities to close a section of Interstate 17 for more than hour due to flooding. Flight departures and landings were halted for an hour at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. One hiker in south Phoenix is stranded by a washed away trail.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says it's not just black communities that have the widespread mistrust of law enforcement exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri. He says it's corroding all America and it's due to significant racial disparities in the administration of justice. He spoke at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's annual awards dinner.

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