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Police: 8-year-old killed in Hoover, Alabama, mall shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 7:59pm

Police: 8-year-old killed in Hoover, Alabama, mall shooting.

5 killed, 3 injured in North Carolina highway crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 7:18pm

Five people were killed and at least three others seriously injured after a highway crash in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Friday evening.

Autopsy: Man died of drug overdose after fight with deputies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 6:58pm

A Black man died of an accidental drug overdose shortly after a confrontation with deputies at a Florida airport in April, according to an autopsy report released Friday.

Lawsuit by student against ex-OU official settled

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 6:28pm

A lawsuit filed by a former University of Oklahoma student who accused a former top school administrator of groping and kissing him inappropriately on several occasions has been settled, a newspaper reports.

Dog in Georgia tests positive for virus that causes COVID-19

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 6:10pm

A dog in Georgia is believed to have been the second canine in the U.S. to test positive for the virus that causes COVID-19, health officials said.

California surgeon charged in $52M sober living fraud

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 4:49pm

A Beverly Hills, California, surgeon and his girlfriend have pleaded not guilty to taking part in a $52 million insurance fraud scheme that involved recruiting patients at Southern California sober living homes to undergo unnecessary surgeries and other procedures, prosecutors said Friday.

Alabama health officials can't verify 'COVID party' reports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 4:41pm

The Alabama Department of Public Health said it could not verify reports of so-called COVID-19 parties where students deliberately tried to become infected, but also warned people not to try it.

Inmate's attorneys seek execution delay due to pandemic

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 4:28pm

Attorneys for a federal inmate scheduled to be the first put to death in 17 years have asked a judge to delay his execution due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.

Police: At least four people hospitalized after shooting at mall in Hoover, Alabama; conditions unclear

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 4:05pm

Police: At least four people hospitalized after shooting at mall in Hoover, Alabama; conditions unclear.

Mountain lion seen roaming San Francisco killed on Highway 1

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 3:57pm

A young mountain lion that was captured last month after roaming the streets of San Francisco and then released into a wilderness preserve was found dead Friday on the shoulder of a highway in Northern California, authorities said.

8-year-old killed, 3 injured in shooting at Alabama mall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 3:05pm

An 8-year-old boy was killed Friday in a shooting at an Alabama shopping mall that left three other people injured, police said.

Epstein cohort's arrest becomes new test for plea deal

Tom Hays and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 2:56pm

Before Jeffrey Epstein’s jailhouse suicide last year, his defense hinged on a 2008 deal with federal prosecutors in Florida over his alleged sexual abuse of multiple teenage girls. His lawyers said it prevented him from being charged with further crimes.

Police: 1 of the officers who stopped Elijah McClain is fired over photos reenacting chokehold used before his death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 2:52pm

Police: 1 of the officers who stopped Elijah McClain is fired over photos reenacting chokehold used before his death.

Police say photos they were investigating show officers reenacting chokehold used on Elijah McClain before he died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 2:04pm

Police say photos they were investigating show officers reenacting chokehold used on Elijah McClain before he died.

Judge won't participate in 2nd lawsuit over Lee statue

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 1:59pm

A Virginia judge has recused himself from participating in a lawsuit filed by six Richmond residents opposed to Gov. Ralph Northam's order to take down a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that has become the focal point of protests over police brutality and racism.

Cops fired over photos of chokehold used on Elijah McClain

Patty Nieberg and Thomas Peipert, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 1:56pm

Three officers were fired Friday over photos showing police reenact a chokehold used on Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who died last year after police stopped him on the street in a Denver suburb.

Reps: Singers Kacey Musgraves, Ruston Kelly file for divorce

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 1:23pm

Grammy-winning singer Kacey Musgraves and her musician-husband, Ruston Kelly, have filed for divorce.

2 men charged in 1993 killing of Bridgeport diner custodian

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 1:05pm

Connecticut police have arrested two men in connection with the fatal shooting of a 77-year-old restaurant custodian whose killing had gone unsolved for 27 years.

5 die after SUV crosses interstate median in South Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 12:09pm

Five of the seven people inside a SUV were killed Thursday after their vehicle crossed an interstate median in South Carolina and hit two tractor trailers, state troopers said.