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Police: Woman killed 2 children, man then shot herself

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:10am

Philadelphia police say a woman shot and killed her two girls and their father before turning the gun on herself.

4.5 earthquake shakes San Francisco Bay area

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 2:44am

The San Francisco Bay Area widely felt a magnitude 4.5 earthquake.

American prosecutor slain in Pacific nation of Micronesia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:25am

Friends say lawyer Rachelle Bergeron planned to soon return to the U.S. after a challenging stint prosecuting criminals on the Pacific nation of Micronesia, but she was shot and killed as she returned home Monday from a run with her dog.

Hydraulic issue leads Southwest to evacuate plane in Chicago

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 12:27am

Southwest Airlines has evacuated a flight over a hydraulic issue that cropped up after landing at Chicago's Midway International Airport.

Council president expected to be named Atlantic City mayor

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 11:15pm

For over a decade, things had been quiet in Atlantic City, the seaside gambling resort known as much for its colorful political corruption as for its slot machines and salt water taffy.

Woman killed by Texas officer was devoted to family

Jamie Stengle, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 10:36pm

Relatives of Atatiana Jefferson say she was devoted to her family and had moved into her mother's Fort Worth home earlier this year to help as her mom's health declined.

Fort Worth officer charged with murder, jailed on $200K bond

Jake Bleiberg and Jill Bleed, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 10:27pm

A white former Fort Worth police officer was being held in jail on a murder charge after shooting a black woman through a window of her home, and the department told a grieving community that investigators would ensure "no stone is left unturned" in the search for answers.

Farrow details lack of enthusiasm at NBC for Weinstein story

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 10:09pm

In reporter Ronan Farrow's account of his contentious divorce from NBC News, the more evidence he gathered on Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct, the less enthusiastic his bosses seemed to be.

AP source: Former Trump adviser opposed ambassador's firing

Mary Clare Jalonick and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 10:06pm

Fiona Hill, a former White House adviser on Russia, told House impeachment investigators behind closed doors that she had strongly and repeatedly objected to the ouster earlier this year of former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, according to a person familiar with the testimony.

Northern California man held in quadruple killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 7:55pm

A Northern California man has been arrested on suspicion of killing four people after he showed up at a police station with a body in his car.

Cases in which police officers were charged in shootings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 7:53pm

A white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer who fatally shot a black woman while she was inside her home was arrested Monday and charged with murder.

California is first state to mandate school start times

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 7:09pm

The bell doesn't ring until 8 a.m. at Lincoln High School, but by then freshman Briana Lopez has been awake for hours.

School lunch shaming will now be against the law in California

Christina Maxouris, CNN  |  Posted Oct 14th - 7:08pm

California just took a step toward making its school environments a little more inclusive.

Woman gets 60 years in boyfriend's burning death

Mark Thiessen, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 6:35pm

A woman who poured gasoline on the couch where her sleeping boyfriend lay and then shut the door after seeing him jump up and yell "hot, hot" will spend 60 years in prison for first-degree murder.

A white Fort Worth police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a black woman in her home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 6:10pm

A white Fort Worth police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a black woman in her home.

Los Angeles fire began under power lines, cause not known

Stefanie Dazio and Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 5:56pm

A destructive fire that exploded on the edge of Los Angeles began beneath a high-voltage transmission tower owned by Southern California Edison, fire officials said Monday.

Chief: Officer shot, killed woman who charged with knife

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 5:55pm

The police chief of a Georgia city says an officer shot and killed a woman who charged at him with a raised knife.

Alaska Zoo's ailing polar bear dies; Lyutyik was 19

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 5:48pm

A polar bear at the Alaska Zoo has died.

The Latest: Fire department: LA blaze began under power line

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 5:44pm

The Latest on wildfires that hit Southern California (all times local):